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Successful economic development requires leadership

“The city is developing a reputation of supporting business development. A number of major businesses have chosen to locate in Davis. Should the city now dim its focus and investment in economic development, that action will be broadcast throughout the region by your competitors. “While our regional leaders are all polite and publicly supportive of […]

UC committee OK’s tuition hikes for non-residents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Undergraduates from outside California and graduate students preparing for careers outside academia will pay more to attend the University of California in the fall under a revised plan approved by the 10-campus system’s governing board on Thursday. The tuition hikes endorsed by the Board of Regents included an 8 percent increase […]

Baker raises the bar – s’more

There’s a new bakery in Davis, delivering an addicting version of a campfire favorite. Earlier this month, Davis resident and 2004 UC Davis grad Jenn Cheng launched S’mores Bar. It doesn’t have a storefront, but offers free delivery in Davis. The bars have a graham cracker crust and cookie dough middle mixed with marshmallows, chocolate […]

Garamendi sponsors job fair in Woodland

The office of Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, will host a job fair on Friday, June 19, featuring dozens of employers, résumé review workshops and networking opportunities. The job fair runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Yolo County One Stop Center, 25 N. Cottonwood St. in Woodland. From 10 to 11 a.m., a […]

DHS orchestras get ready for finale concert

A look back on the orchestra school year: what Davis High music students learned, musically and mentally The Davis High Baroque Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra will present their last concert of the school year at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The concert […]

Pops concert set at Picnic in the Park

The Davis High School Combined Bands bring an all-American music concert to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, May 20, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The free concert features music by Schuman, Ticheli, Stamp, Jager and Copland. The Farmers Market is open in Central Park, Fourth and C streets, from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. and […]

Delicious family favorite coming to WOH

The Woodland Opera House Theatre for Families production of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” opens at the Woodland Opera House, 340 Second St., on Friday, May 29. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through June 7. Based on the beloved Roald Dahl tale, this comedic and fantastical play follows […]

Free Range Singers are featured at Performers’ Circle

The Free Range Singers are the featured performers at the Village Homes Performers’ Circle on Monday, May 25, in Davis. The Free Range Singers are a welcoming and socially engaged community choir led by Laura Sandage. The group is founded on the idea that singing together is a joy open to everyone, and that group […]

Empyrean Ensemble performs grad students’ compositions

The Empyrean Ensemble will present the second concert in its “Young and Restless” series on Monday, June 1, at 7 p.m. in the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre at the Mondavi Center. The concert will feature this professional new music ensemble, based at UC Davis, performing recent works by graduate student composers at UC Davis, including: * “up/down” […]

Acme puts a twist on the Robin Hood tale

Acme Theatre Company is proud to present “The Heart of Robin Hood,” this Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Monday, May 22-25, at the Davis Arts Center Outdoor Stage, 1919 F St. in Davis. In this adaptation of the classic legend, it is up to Maid Marian to boldly protect the poor, and convert Robin Hood […]

‘The Light and Dark Arts: A Radical Magic Show’ presented through dance

“The Light and Dark Arts: A Radical Magic Show” at UC Davis looks closely at the ways in which secrets are embodied in today’s society, drawing parallels between magic acts and issues such as economic manipulation, political deception, vanishing resources and social transformation. It opens Thursday, May 28, in the Main Theatre in Wright Hall on […]

Social media, WordPress classes set for small businesses

“Social Media for Small Business and Startups” is the subject of class to be offered Tuesday, June 2, at Pollinate Davis, a shared co-working space at 508 Second St., Suite 208, in downtown Davis. The class will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The class will teach small-business owners and entrepreneurs about how to better leverage […]

Yolo Federal Credit Union plans new branch in Winters

Yolo Federal Credit Union is preparing to begin construction on a new full-service branch on East Grant Avenue in Winters. The new branch will provide a full range of services, including safe deposit boxes, onsite ATMs and staffers to assist members with all their banking needs, including real estate and commercial lending. “We have been eager to […]

Marrone requests NASDAQ hearing

Marrone Bio Innovations, a Davis-based biotech company, announced last week that it could lose its listing on the NASDAQ stock market as a result of an accounting problem discovered last year. It has requested a hearing before the NASDAQ listing qualifications panel. An ongoing internal investigation was launched after the discovery of documents last September that […]

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