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Yolo County Fair rocks, revs and baa’s back into town

From a battle of the bands to a battle of the lambs, it’s time once again for the Yolo County Fair, which opens its annual five-day celebration on Wednesday in Woodland. Guests will find classics such as the destruction derby, livestock corrals, fair food and blues music alongside some new additions including monster trucks and a […]

WWII soldier’s gift to mom, lost for 73 years, returns home

MILLVILLE, Mass. (AP) — This is the story of a loving tribute from a soldier preparing for war to his mother on the other side of the continent, who didn’t know if she would ever see her boy again. The elaborate pillow sham he sent her, lost for more than 70 years, finally came home, […]

May 15, 2015 | Posted in Features | Tagged ,

Genealogy Club gets military lesson

The Davis Genealogy Club invites the public to attend the free presentation, “Military Research for Genealogists Including Displays of Medals and Insignias” by Mike Smith, on Tuesday, May 19 at 1 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. A club member, family history researcher and military historian, Smith will share the steps he took to discover […]

May 15, 2015 | Posted in Features | Tagged ,

Planning and patience pay off in the kitchen

By Melissa Rayworth Another holiday season has passed, and with it the marathon cooking and baking sessions. The hours spent using every kitchen appliance and inch of counter space had a potential benefit more lasting than a good meal: When we really use our kitchens, we discover what does and doesn’t work in this very […]

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Sonata evolves into more sophisticated car

The Associated Press The Hyundai Sonata sedan, poised to set a new U.S. sales record this year, feels like a more premium car for 2015 and adds interior room, improved ride, more standard equipment and new, luxury-car features. Standard features on every Sonata now include light-emitting diode daytime running lights that were first popularized by […]

November 28, 2014 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

A-Z: Downtown Davis is the place to celebrate

Downtown Davis is the place to be over the next week as the Davis Farmers Market celebrates its Fall Festival, the Central Park Gardens host an annual sale and information event, and Davis Downtown invites revelers of all ages to the downtown Treat Trail (trick-or-treating fun) and a Dia de los Muertos celebration on the E […]

October 24, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,
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