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Sutter Davis named a Top Performer

Sutter Davis Hospital has been recognized as a Top Performer by The Joint Commission, a national accreditor of health-care organizations, for its pneumonia, surgical care, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care. Sutter Davis is one of 13 hospitals in Sutter Heath’s not-for-profit network to be so recognized for a variety of specialties. The Top Performer program recognizes […]

Is de Luna’s the start of changes on Second Street?

Davis will lose one of its longest-running retailers when de Luna Jewelers closes on Jan. 26. While the two hardware stores in town and probably a handful of other merchants have longer histories, 48 years is an impressive run. Owner Dick Luna said he was hoping to delay retirement until his business hit the 50-year […]

Tish Hinojosa returns to The Palms on Saturday

The music of golden-voiced singer and songwriter Tish Hinojosa crosses borders – between cultures, languages and genres. Moving with equal grace through folk, country, pop and Latino styles, her music reflects contemporary America’s multicultural richness. Hinajosa will perform at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. in Winters, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21. Tickets are […]

Bah! Humbug! Scrooge takes the stage at DMTC

The holidays have arrived, officially, at the Davis Musical Theatre Company, where the Young Performers’ Theatre opens “A Christmas Carol” on Saturday, Nov. 21. This musical take on the Charles Dickens holiday classic, by Alan Menken, will be presented every weekend through Dec. 13 at the Jean Henderson Performing Arts Center, 607 Peña Drive, Suite 10, in […]

Poverty is focus of equity summit series

All are welcome to join the Yolo County Library, Yolo County Office of Education and the UC Davis Center for Regional Change for the second of four presentations in the Yolo County Education & Equity Summit Series. The event is set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the City Hall Galleria, […]

DHS PTA hosts talk on teen stress

The Davis High School PTA invites parents and students to attend a free presentation on “Stress Management for Teens” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The presenter is David Hafter, a marriage and family therapist with Victor Community Support Services. “At every age, stress […]

Davis High Symphonic Band performs Tuesday

Davis High School’s Symphonic Band will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The concert is titled “Gifts,” and will include what band director Tom Slabaugh describes as “musical gifts of cornerstone wind band literature throughout the last 80 years,” including the “American […]

Folklórico showcase to be presented Saturday

Folklórico Latino de Woodland will present its annual showcase at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at the historic Woodland Opera House, 340 Second St. in downtown Woodland. The performance will feature children and adult dancers of the company as well as the jarocho music group DiaPaSon. Tickets are $20 general and $12 for senior citizens and […]

There will be no blue-plate specials for Thanksgiving

I recently read an article directed at seniors that was filled with weight loss advice. It included the usual suggestions — exercise, watch your calorie intake and avoid my favorite food group, the P Group — pasta, pizza, potatoes. (They just don’t understand that al dente pasta is a mainstay of the Mediterranean diet, that […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 2007 Alameda Ave. $905,000 506 Jerome St. 832,000 24790 County Road 96 795,000 1303 Secret Bay St. 750,000 3105 Woods Circle 299,000 943 Chestnut Lane 275,000 3020 Catalina Drive 600,000 2722 Hatteras Place 515,000 Davis (95618) 2646 Regatta Lane $1,150,000 2605 Sloan St. 905,000 2108 Whistler Court 772,000 604 El Toro Way 610,000 […]

Hear Flatland String Band on Thursday at winery

The Flatland String Band returns to Sundstrom Hill Winery when it plays in the barrel room for Wine’d Down Thursday this week. The band gives a string-band interpretation to popular hits and traditional melodies from the past two centuries, including old-time and bluegrass fiddle tunes as well as swing and popular songs. The trio’s vocal […]

Davis Musical Theatre Company announces auditions for ‘The Producers’

Davis Musical Theatre Company plans auditions for its upcoming production of “The Producers,” a Mel Brooks musical. Steve Isaacson will direct this story of a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer, Max Bialystock, and a nerdy, young accountant, Leo Bloom, who concoct a scheme to raise millions of dollars from their little old lady backers and then put […]

Santa comes to town early in movie-turned-musical ‘Elf’

Check it out What: Broadway Sacramento production of “Elf” When: Daily through Sunday, Nov. 15; showtimes vary Where: Sacramento Community Center Theatre, 1301 L St. Tickets: $18-$88; 916-557-1999 or 916-808-5181; BroadwaySacramento.com or tickets.com It must be global warming. Out in the Yolo Bypass, migrating waterfowl are increasingly seen out of season (by the standards of yesteryear). And […]

Carbahal adds new accountant

The Davis-based accounting firm Carbahal & Company recently welcomed Matt Price as a new staff accountant. Price, a Davis resident, began working at the firm on Oct. 19. He specializes in tax and accounting services. He earned a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley in 2002. Earlier this year, he received a certificate of achievement in […]

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