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Craft circle, office spruce-up projects planned

Volunteering comes in all shapes and sizes. From building garden beds at schools to helping at a backpack drive for refugee children, anyone can find their niche at United Way’s Day of Caring. Taking place on Friday, Sept. 11, at Suicide Prevention and Yolo Hospice in Davis, the third annual Day of Caring will begin […]

Tuleyome seeks 75 volunteers to help with ‘Day of Caring’

Tuleyome is joining forces with the United Way, the Bureau of Land Management, the Yolo County Parks system and the G Street Wunderbar for a day of volunteering, food and fun in the new Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument, at the Cache Creek Canyon Regional Park, Lower Site on Saturday, Sept. 12. The event is […]

Wolk’s water bills advance to Assembly floor

The Assembly’s Appropriations Committee voted Thursday to approve two bills by state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, focused on saving water during the state’s ongoing drought. Senate Bill 7 requires the installation of sub-meters in new multi-family residential buildings, encouraging responsible water consumption and conservation by providing residents accurate information about the volume and cost of […]

Winters community gets new transit stop

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at a new transportation stop at El Rios Villas public housing at 62 Shams Way in Winters. The stop will serve the nearly 500 El Rios Villas residents and was a joint project of the Yolo County Transportation District, the city of Winters and […]

Fear is subject of radio program

“Heart to Heart” with Dr. G airs at noon Wednesday, Sept. 2, on KDRT ,95.7 FM.  “What do you fear?’  is the question this week. Might there be more to the question than what meets the eye? What could be a bigger fear than fear of falling, fear of spiders or other fears readily identified? Could it sometimes […]

Embroiderers meet Thursday

The Valley Oak Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Sherry Werum from Woodland will present a trunk and slide show of quilts from the Revolutionary and Civil War eras. For more information, call Diane Moore at 530-756-0380.

High impact

The expanded sidewalk dining area in the 100 block of E Street in downtown Davis is closed temporarily after a delivery truck ran into the wooden structure, owner Chuck Roe said. Repairs are scheduled to start Monday and should be finished by the second week of September, he said. The dining area, known as a “parklet,” […]

Name droppers: UCD award-winner heading off to Argentina

Nicholas Dias, a recent graduate of UC Davis, is the recipient of a 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internship. The internship period will begin this month and continue through December. Dias graduated last year from UCD and majored in psychology and communication. His studies employ science to examine how different communication mediums inform citizens of […]

Bet Haverim readies for High Holy Days

Jews in Davis and the Yolo County area will join millions of others throughout the world to celebrate the beginning of the Jewish New Year 5776 between Sept. 13 and 23. Known as the Days of Awe, the most solemn time of the Jewish calendar, the period highlights the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah […]

I-House needs festival volunteers

International House is recruiting volunteers for its annual festival, planned for noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4, in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Potential volunteers can fill a variety of shifts running from 7:30 a.m. to noon for set-up, noon to 5 p.m. for help at the festival itself and 4:30 to 8 […]

Cheerleaders host clinic on Sept. 13

Gimme a D! Gimme an A! … Gimme a V! The Davis High School cheer team will host a clinic for aspiring cheerleaders ages 6 to 13 on Sunday, Sept. 13, from  1 to 4 p.m. at the DHS south gym, 315 W. 14th St. in Davis. The cost is $30 in advance or $35 at […]

Scheurings will receive Land Trust honor

The Yolo Land Trust will honor David Scheuring and his late wife Ann at its signature event, A Day in the Country, on Saturday, Sept. 13. Ann Scheuring, who died last October, was an editor and writer at UC Davis for more than 20 years. She drew on her interest in the history of agriculture to […]

Garamendi to speak Wednesday in Davis

Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, will be the keynote speaker at the Davis Progressive Business Exchange’s lunch meeting Wednesday, Sept. 2. All are welcome at this 10th-anniversary celebration. The meeting will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at International House, 10 College Park in Davis. Garamendi represents the 3rd Congressional District, which includes Davis. He will […]

Master Gardeners offer workshops

Yolo County Master Gardeners will offer two free workshops in September: * From 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 10, at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 W. Capitol Ave., where they will demonstrate some uses for common household items in the garden. Attendees are welcome to share their ideas. * From 9:30 to 11 a.m. […]

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