Friday, April 24, 2015

Pioneering organic chef presents her memoir Monday

Organic food chef and restaurateur Nora Pouillon will present her memoir, “My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. “My Organic Life” is an engaging memoir from the woman who founded America’s first […]

Suspect in UCD assault arrested

UC Davis police announced Friday an arrest in connection with a January sexual assault that occurred on campus. Levi Denton Code, 23, of Lincoln, was lodged at the Yolo County Jail on suspicion of rape and oral copulation by force, with bail set at $250,000, campus officials said. Code is not a UCD student. Police […]

Dog park marks anniversary with cleanup

The city of Davis Police and Parks & Community Services departments invite all local residents to attend the Toad Hollow 10th Anniversary Celebration & Volunteer Event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at Toad Hollow Community Dog Park on Second Street. The city will be recruiting nearby residents or groups to assist with […]

Rail-safety bill passes Senate committee

Legislation by state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, to protect communities along California rail lines by requiring a safe crew size was approved on a 4-1 vote Wednesday by the Senate Labor Committee. “Today’s freight trains carry extremely dangerous materials, including Bakken crude oil, pesticides and rocket fuel that may pose significant health and safety risks to communities and […]

Families invited to join Lake Solano nature walk on Sunday

Have you ever wondered what roles different creatures play? Come explore the critters that live at Lake Solano, and learn how their interactions shape the lake’s ecosystem, at a free tour for families offered Sunday, April 26. UC Davis environmental education students will be the presenters. The event will run from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants […]

Got bikes? Donate ‘em!

Are unused bicycles cluttering up your garage? Donate them! The Bike Campaign, a local nonprofit that is working to reduce car trips to schools while increasing bike safety, welcomes donations of any and all bikes. Serviceable adult-sized bikes are especially needed. “Your bikes can change the lives of families in need in our community,” says […]

Need a new best friend?

Google is an 18-month to 2-year-old neutered male beagle/dachshund cross who’s curious, friendly and playful. He gets along well with other dogs. Mango is an 18-month to 2-year-old neutered male purebred Rottweiler. He’s a strong, fun-loving, medium-sized dog. His little stub of a tail never stops wagging. Rotts of Friends Animal Rescue will not host an adoption morning […]

Beginning tai chi classes start May 5

Tai chi is an internal martial art that emphasizes meditative movements to help develop a strong, flexible body that is alert and responsive to the one’s environment. Tai chi’s movements are practiced slowly and relaxed to better allow the mind to coordinate the entire body. Classes at the Davis Senior Center are on Tuesdays and […]

Barbara Lee Iten

April 6, 1949 – April 19, 2015 Barb passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on April 19, 2015, at the age of 66. She was an inspirational teacher, dedicated coach, loving family member and caring friend. She was born April 6, 1949, in Klamath Falls, Ore., to Fred and Janice […]

Whitney Joy Engler

Sept. 4, 1987 – March 27, 2015 Whitney Joy Engler died on March 27, 2015, in Davis. Born in San Diego on Sept. 4, 1987, Whitney grew up in the Scripps Ranch community, graduating from Scripps Ranch High School in 2005. In 2010, she earned a bachelor’s degree in brain behavior and cognitive science with […]

College Night set April 30 at DHS

High school juniors and their parents to attend Davis High School’s annual College Night for Juniors event on Thursday, April 30, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The program begins at 7 p.m. and concludes at 8:25 p.m. The counseling staff and community presenters will address topics including California State […]

Pack up the kids and the car and make a day of it

Russian Gulch State Park, near Mendocino, is known for the heavily forested Russian Gulch Creek Canyon, a headland that features the Punch Bowl — a large collapsed sea cave with churning water — and a beach that offers swimming, tidepool exploring, diving and rock fishing. Christian Heeb/California Travel and Tourism Commission photo

Free Family Bike Clinic set Sunday

The Bike Campaign, in collaboration with the city of Davis’ Safe Routes to School program, is sponsoring a free Family Bike Clinic on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Montgomery Elementary School, 1441 Danbury St. in South Davis. Parents, teachers, staff and tutors of the Davis Bridge program and interested neighbors are invited to […]

Jody Zewe

June 18, 1948 – Feb. 3, 2015 Jody was born as Mary Jo Pudleiner on June 18, 1948, in Takoma Park, Md. She graduated from Chico High School in Chico in 1966. That year, she married Norman Zewe and they had one daughter, Christine Marie. She was a Regents Scholar at UC San Francisco, graduating with […]