Thursday, September 18, 2014

Historic homes will be open for tours

The Phil and Rosalva Willon Home, 25 Palm Ave. Exterior: The broad bracket-supported eaves, side pergolas, and porch columns hint that this is an Arts and Crafts style home — the interesting roof line with both gable and shed dormers validates it. The front porch of the home was enclosed by former owners, Mark and […]

Braves nip A’s

ATLANTA — Chris Johnson drove in two runs with three hits, Julio Teheran threw six strong innings and the Atlanta Braves edged the suddenly struggling Oakland Athletics, 4-3, on Saturday. The A’s, who began the day with the best record in the majors, matched their worst skid of the season by losing four in a […]

Giant comeback beats Phils

SAN FRANCISCO — Gregor Blanco hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants rally for a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. Michael Morse had two doubles and a triple as San Francisco won for the second time in three games following a five-game skid. Blanco went […]

Sports briefs: UCD’s Seramin outduels a Hornet to win NCGA event

They were playing at Pebble Beach’s Spyglass Hill Golf Course on Friday, and they were competing for a Northern California Golf Association Amateur Match Play Championship rather than for a collegiate tournament title. But for UC Davis golfer Matt Seramin and Sacramento State’s Aaron Beverly it also was another chapter in the Causeway Classic rivalry. And, […]

Car Care: Good habits to keep teens safe on the road

No one starts their day anticipating getting into a car crash. But it only takes one time of riding in a vehicle without buckling up for a life to be changed forever. Motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of teens in the U.S. Fatalities are split almost equally between teen drivers and passengers. […]

Car Care: Easy tips to curb car care costs

Did you know it’s possible to save hundreds of dollars a year when it comes to automotive expenses? You can save money and keep your car running longer by doing a little research and by upgrading some of the car care products you already buy. Here are some easy tips for you to keep your […]

Ken’s Bike-Ski-Board

Keeping the Davis community healthy, mobile and enjoying the outdoors is the goal of married couple Ken and Pat Bradford, owners of Ken’s Bike-Ski-Board at 650 G St., Davis. After 26 years in the family business, at this time, only Ken works there, but some of the kids have worked there in the past, and […]

The Paint Chip

Exceeding their customers’ expectations is the goal of Maia and Brian Sturges, owners of The Paint Chip, 217 F St., Davis. The married couple shares duties, with Brian running the frame shop and Maia running the retail store as well as doing some of the framing. They have owned the store for six years, but Maia […]

Sunrise club celebrates 20 years

The Davis Sunrise Rotary Club will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this November, quite a milestone for the 73-member club. Serious discussion about forming a second club in Davis actually began in 1989 in the Rotary Club of Davis, which had been the only club in town since 1926. But it took five years from […]

Visitors’ Guide: Art walks

Second Friday ArtAbout / public art in Davis One way Davis likes to liven up its landscapes and neighborhoods is through public art. Playful sculptures, functional pieces like a wall or a clock, and much more adorn the downtown area, shopping centers, parks, greenbelts and buildings throughout Davis. Local galleries combine efforts for a festive […]

Raise a stein for nonprofits

The signature fundraiser for the Davis Sunrise Rotary is its annual Oktoberfest celebration, which invites the community to raise a stein and contribute to local nonprofits. Plan for an evening of fun this fall with polka music and dancing, traditional German food and a mini brewfest with beers from several local breweries. Each year, the […]

Senior Center to host CarFit event

The Davis Senior Center and Area 4 Agency on Aging will co-sponsor a CarFit event on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A Street, by appointment between 9:00 am and noon. Drivers 50 years of age and older can make an appointment to go through a 12-point safety checklist to determine […]