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Nutrition expert speaks at UCD Med Center on Feb. 11

Michael Greger, a best-selling author and creator of the seminal website NutritionFacts.org, will speak about “Food as Medicine: Preventing and Treating Disease With Diet” on Thursday, Feb. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at the UC Davis Medical Center, 4610 X St. in Sacramento. Greger’s talk will be in Lecture Hall 1222 in the Educating […]

Forum will explore Community Choice Energy options

A year ago, the Davis City Council formed a Community Choice Energy Advisory Committee to study options for creating a locally designed electricity program that would allow ratepayers a choice of how their power is generated. The third and final in a series of public forums over the past year on Community Choice Energy will begin at […]

UCD expert will talk about hummingbird health

The Feb. 17 meeting of the Yolo Audubon Society will feature Dr. Lisa Tell, who will present information about the Hummingbird Health and Conservation Program at UC Davis. She is a professor of veterinary medicine in the medicine and epidemiology department and the director of the hummingbird program. The program is focused on establishing normal […]

$380,000 in clean air grants available for Yolo, Solano projects

The Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District has opened the application period for its 2016 Clean Air Funds program. The district will award approximately $380,000 to projects in Yolo and Solano counties that will reduce air pollution from mobile sources. The deadline for applications is March 25. The application packet is available at ysaqmd.org/caf. There are […]

Per Capita Davis: We’re in hot water

It’s hardly news anymore. It’s more of an annual event. Last year, 2015, was the “warmest” since someone decided to begin recording average annual surface temperature sometime in the mid 1800s. If you’re thinking this all sounds familiar, it’s because it is; the same was said of 2014. The difference this time around is that […]

Car-Free Davis: We’re aiming to sparkle with diamond status

Upcoming event Get to the 111th annual Davis Chamber of Commerce Installation Gala on Feb. 13 at the ARC Ballroom car-free! The Chamber has partnered with Ken’s Bike-Ski- Board to host a fun group bike ride to the gala. Wear your evening best! The ride starts at Ken’s Bike-Ski-Board, 650 G St., at 5:15 p.m. […]

Walk the Quail Ridge Reserve on Feb. 13

An interpretive walk will be offered on the Quail Ridge Reserve near Lake Berryessa from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. The walk on scenic hillsides of California native grasses, shrubs and trees is an easy hike with frequent breaks. It is led by Frank Maurer, a zoologist and ecologist who is executive director […]

Nominate candidates for city’s environmental awards

The city of Davis is accepting nominations for the 22nd annual Environmental Recognition Awards. The awards recognize individuals, groups, businesses and nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated outstanding efforts to improve the environmental quality of life in and around Davis. “Our city has many dedicated individuals, businesses and groups that are making huge efforts to push the […]

Talk highlights a dynamic approach to flyway conservation

The Yolo Basin Foundation invites members of the community to a Flyway Nights lecture on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. The Nature Conservancy’s Paul Spraycar will discuss how new technologies and big data can enable promising new strategies to meet the needs of migratory species. Working with partners from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology […]

American Red Cross honors PG and E heroes

The American Red Cross’ Gold Country Chapter honored two PG&E employees on Friday for tending to six rescue animals during the Valley Fire in Yolo and Lake counties last year. PG&E linemen Jeff Wolford and Stanislaus “Stash” Wiecek were surveying fire damage to PG&E facilities and helping to restore power when they came across four horses […]

Nobel Prize winner will speak at UCD on Monday

Carl Wieman, a Nobel Prize winner and professor of physics and of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, will give a talk on “Taking a Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education” at 4 p.m. Monday in the Mondavi Center Studio Theatre at UC Davis. He is one in a series of speakers in the Chancellor’s […]

Wolk honored for advancing conservation in the delta

The Nature Conservancy honored state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, on Thursday for supporting collaborative efforts by farmers and conservation groups to preserve and protect wildlife habitat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and statewide. The conservation group honored Wolk with a “Staten Island Conservation Partner” Award at the group’s celebration of its 15th anniversary in managing […]

Manage your finances with Budget Masters

Start the new year off right by getting your family finances into shape with Budget Masters. Participants will learn how to manage their monthly budget and achieve their financial goals. Newcomers are always welcome. Monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The next meeting is Tuesday, Jan. 12, in the Sequoia Room […]

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