It’s all happening in Davis’ Central Park

There may be no more exciting place in Davis on a Wednesday afternoon or Saturday morning than Central Park. Farmers Market booths are piled high with fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods and much more, making any foodie’s heart sing; the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame and Hattie Weber Museum are open to the […]

Check out this museum

What better way to celebrate a historical library building than to turn it into a museum? That’s exactly what the city of Davis did with the first branch of the Yolo County Free Library. The 1911 building, originally at 117 F St., was moved to its current home at the corner of Fifth and C […]

All in the Family: Woodland Sewing and Vacuum Center

Our dear customers, celebrate with us! It is our seven-year anniversary and we want to take this opportunity to say “thank you” to all who have allowed us to serve you and helped us grow our business to support our growing family. This is a jubilant time for us. Woodland Sewing and Vacuum Center is […]

July 30, 2015 | Posted in All in the Family | Tagged ,

Slather on the sunscreen today to reduce cancer risk tomorrow

In California, where fun in the sun is a way of life, teens love to hang out at the beach or by the pool to beat the summer sizzle. And when California “cool” is often defined by a glowing tan, the tanning bed is an alluring destination, too. Most young people don’t think much about […]

There are plenty of fun activities around town

Here are a few only-in-Davis activity suggestions — and one in neighboring Woodland — you won’t want to miss. Yolo County Visitors Bureau 132 E St. Suite 200, 530-297-1900; Any visitor wanting to make the most of a trip to Davis should begin at the Yolo County Visitors Bureau. The resource-packed YCVB can supply […]

October 02, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Family-friendly guided bike tours offered

Free guided bicycle tours, designed for adults and kids of all ages, are led by trained guides who explain the architectural features and history during stops at significant buildings on the tour. Each participant must bring a bicycle and a helmet (helmets must be worn during the ride). A trained guide will explain the architectural […]

September 04, 2014 | Posted in Stroll Through History | Tagged ,

Visitors’ Guide: UC Davis

The largest University of California campus, UC Davis is known for standout academics, and is widely recognized for its specialties in agriculture, viticulture and enology, the biological sciences and veterinary medicine. UC Davis ranks high across the board, according to many outside measures that assess university reputation. The university offers 100 undergraduate majors and 90 […]

June 12, 2014 | Posted in Features | Tagged ,

Ask the Expert: Gregerson’s Gallery of Fireplaces

The Ultimate Backyard Grill or Pellet Perfection ■  If you have ever tried a “Wood Fired” steak, rack of ribs, burger, or pizza you will understand why high-end “Wood Fired BBQ Restaurants, Steakhouses, and Pizza Places are cropping up across the country. Wood is king because it is the only fuel that adds real competition quality […]

March 28, 2014 | Posted in Ask the Expert | Tagged ,

The Davis Farmers Market is a big part of our community

For 35 years, the Davis Farmers Market has hosted thousands of people twice a week year-round. They come to the market for all kinds of reasons: to socialize with friends and neighbors; to picnic and listen to local music at Wednesdays’ Picnic in the Park; and to shop for high-quality, farm-fresh produce and food that’s […]

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Are you a true Davisite? Take this quiz

Do you ride a bicycle everywhere except when driving your GEM car, take your recycled cloth bags to the Farmers Market and attend City Council meetings with a religious fervor? But are you a true Davisite? Being a Davisite is more than just living here. It’s defined by social and political activities, the places you’ve […]

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