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Danielle Rae Craig

July 15, 1962 — Feb. 5, 2016 Danielle Rae (Bush) Craig died on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Born in Chicago on July 15, 1962, she lived in Davis for 10 years, and formerly in Woodland. She is survived by her mother, Karen Appleby of Tucson, daughter Nichole (Bush) Criner of Sedalia, Mo.; and son Michael […]

Death notice: Elizabeth Deane Young Herndon

Elizabeth Herndon, known by many as Liz, died peacefully in Davis on Feb. 10, 2016, following long battles with both Parkinson’s disease and neuroendocrine cancer. Born July 7, 1941, in Philadelphia, she was 74 years old. She lived in Davis for three years, and had been a Yolo County resident for nearly 22 years. She was […]

Hear Blueberry’s poetry on KDRT radio

Peter Blueberry will be the guest on “Heart to Heart” at noon Wednesday, Feb. 17, on KDRT radio, 95.7 FM. “His unique style of poetry will make you laugh or ponder,” says the host, Dr. G. “If you like blueberries, or simply welcome being inspired and renewed, you’ll like Peter Blueberry, for sure. His personal story […]

Former UCD student’s second rape trial begins

WOODLAND — The second trial of a former UC Davis student accused of raping a fellow student got underway this week in Yolo Superior Court. Lang Her’s first trial in May 2015 resulted in a hung jury, the panel voting 8-4 in favor of acquittal on allegations that he raped a drugged and unconscious victim, […]

UCD police launch effort to stop distracted driving

UC Davis police are unveiling an educational campaign this week aimed at curbing distracted driving among young and first-time motorists. “Statistics show that a lot of teenage accidents are the result of distracted driving,” resulting in 3,154 deaths and 424,000 injuries during 2013 alone, said Ray Holguin, a UCD police officer. Those distractions included not […]

Garamendi to host senior service roundtable

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, will host a gathering to focus on the concerns of senior citizens, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. During this senior service roundtable, residents will have an opportunity to: * Learn about senior services and support available in the region; […]

Plant-based foodie? Spread your roots in Davis

One of the most popular gathering places in Davis is the Farmers Market. Davisites enjoy fresh produce and opportunities to use fresh vegetables, fruits and grains. So it is fitting that there are a number of groups in town promoting and supporting plant-based eating. From all walks of life and all ages, proponents have differing reasons for seeking more […]

Pat Williams’ legacy remembered at annual Mental Health Dinner

Local residents are invited to make a difference in the mental health of the Davis community by attending the 37th annual Pat Williams Mental Health Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 25. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. After dinner catered by The Buckhorn, Sacramento resident Nev […]

Learn about sex lives of birds at UC Davis event

“Tools of the Pornithologist: Using Robots to Spy on the Sex Lives of Birds,” a talk by UC Davis professor Gail Patricelli, will be featured at the UC Davis Leonardo Art/Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) event, set Thursday, Feb. 11. The event, which is free and open to the public, will run from 6:30 to 9 […]

Author aims to help you find life’s purpose

How many times have you wondered, “Why am I here? What am I really meant to do with my life?” Beginning Friday, Feb. 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Nancy Canning, author of the bestselling book “Your Soul’s Calling: Answering the Question ‘Why Am I Here?’ ” will spend four Friday evenings helping participants get […]

City recruits for Davis Planning Commission

The city of Davis is accepting applications from local residents age 18 and older who are interested in serving as an alternate member on the Planning Commission. Commissions serve as a conduit for citizen input — a way of gathering, analyzing and recommending options to the City Council. Commissions also provide an avenue for determining the community’s […]

Ralph Harrington Finch

April 30, 1955 — Dec. 26, 2015 Ralph Harrington Finch died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015. He was born Saturday, April 30, 1955, in Sacramento and raised in Paradise. His parents were Paul Finch, a social worker, and Margaret Finch, a librarian. In 1978 Ralph earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from California State University, […]

UFC hosts wine and cheese pairing event

Do you love cheese? What about wine? Ever think about getting that pairing just right? The University Farm Circle will host an event on “Pairing Wine and Cheese” from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 27074 Patwin Road in Davis. Cheese expert Moshe Rosenberg will guide participants in creating […]

Fast for a day to build bridges

The Muslim Student Association at UC Davis is inviting the community to participate in a day of fasting with the Muslim community on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Fasting is one of the spiritual acts done by followers of the Islamic faith, and it is practiced all over the world. In addition to Ramadan, which is the […]

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