1 2 3 284

Dodd will speak in Davis as part of ‘Solutions’ series

Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will visit The Avid Reader on Wednesday, May 27, as part of the bookstore’s ongoing public policy series, “Solutions.” He will speak from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 617 Second St. The event is free and open to the public. Dodd was elected last November to represent California’s 4th Assembly District, which […]

Not by bread alone

Left to myself, I’d probably eat a sandwich for every meal. Part of that is my inordinate fondness for good bread, and part, frankly, is that I cook for a living, leaving me slightly less ambitious in the cooking department after work. The majority, however, is that sandwiches done right are the perfect package: grainy […]

Fred C. Heidrick Jr.

Fred C. Heidrick Jr. Aug. 5, 1938 — May 15, 2015 Fred Clark Heidrick Jr. passed away after a brief bout of cancer on May 15, 2015. He was 76. Fred was born on Aug. 5, 1938, in Woodland to Fred and Helen Heidrick. He attended both Fillmore and Willow Oak grammar schools and graduated […]

UCD Med Center hailed for quality care for stroke patients

The UC Davis Medical Center has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for using evidence-based guidelines that improve care and quality of life for stroke patients. The medical center received the 2015 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for consistently adhering to association-backed quality measures. UCD also made the Target: […]

Winters man shares secrets of fly-fishing Putah Creek

This month, the Fly Fishers of Davis will hear from Putah Creek guide Jordan Romney, “who has the uncanny knack for getting his clients hooked up on fish, despite the fishery being one of the more challenging in the state,” a news release said. Romney will share some of the lessons learned from his years […]

Marrone Bio Innovations gets NASDAQ hearing

NASDAQ has confirmed a June 18 hearing for Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., at which the Davis-based biotechnology company will present its plan to comply with the stock market’s financial filing requirements, and request an extension of time to do so. The hearing will be before the NASDAQ listing qualifications panel. While the delisting action has […]

Glazner’s poetry, music to be featured Thursday

Greg Glazner will be the featured reader at Thursday’s Poetry Night Reading Series at the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. in downtown Davis. His appearance at 8 p.m. also will include a musical performance. Glazner is the author of two books of poetry, “From the Iron Chair” and “Singularity,” both published by W.W. Norton. A […]

Yolo Crisis Nursery: Become a part of the family

We need your help. As many readers know, the Yolo Crisis Nursery endured a challenging 2014. Faced with the risk of closure after our host agency pulled out, the community rallied around this life-saving service and committed funds to keep the doors open through June 30, 2015. It was a monumental effort met by extraordinary […]

Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market celebrates five years

The Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market will celebrate its fifth anniversary Thursday, May 21, with a cooking demonstration and sampling, complimentary giveaways plus visits by Sacramento River Cats players and Dinger, the team’s mascot. The market runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday at the hospital entrance, 2000 Sutter Place. The opening ceremony […]

Experts will discuss medieval poetry Thursday

“Ac yete amiddes hem ful right The quen was oway y-twight, With fairi forth y-nome. Men wist never wher sche was bicome.” Medieval English poetry often seems to be written in a different, incomprehensible language. And yet, the poetry of the 14th century fundamentally shaped not only the entirety of English literary tradition but also […]

Ten Yolo high schoolers among California arts scholars

Ten high school students from Davis, Esparto and Woodland will be recognized by YoloArts on Friday, May 22, during a reception at the Pence Gallery in downtown Davis. These students, designated California arts scholars, have been selected to attend the 29th California State Summer School for the Arts and have demonstrated talent and creativity in […]

UC Davis makes a buzz in National Geographic

Honeybee expertise at UC Davis figured prominently in a piece, “Quest for a Superbee,” published in the May edition of National Geographic. Staff research associate/beekeeper Billy Synk worked with and assisted photographer Anand Varma’s needs for a year in the development of the illustrated article. Extension apiculturist emeritus Eric Mussen, who retired last June after 38 years […]

Add color to customize your home’s interiors

In a world where home décor options often can seem bland, you may be wondering how to colorfully customize interior spaces to fit your lifestyle and speak to your personality. Luckily, you’re not alone. A good 25 to 30 percent of polled online shoppers are interested in customizing products, according to a consumer study by […]

Gifts from the heart

Catherine Baxter, left, and Nicole Davis get ready to deliver books, games and DVDs, purchased by Soroptimist International of Greater Davis, to the Shriners Children’s Hospital in Sacramento. Soroptimists’ focus worldwide is on programs that benefit women and children. For more information, call Marietta Hamilton at 530-756-1650 or Grace Starkovich at 530-756-6673. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

1 2 3 284