Be a good party host

It’s a simple fact: College students have parties. What’s not so simple, however, are the number of factors that need to be considered before fliers or social media posts go out, potentially inviting hundreds of students to your bash. With that in mind, UC Davis has a helpful website devoted to encourage safe parties. Called […]

September 23, 2015 | Posted in Special Editions | Tagged ,

A night out with the neighbors

Are you new to Davis, have new neighbors or just looking for an excuse to party? Then the ninth annual Davis Neighbors’ Night Out on Sunday, Oct. 11, is just what you’ve been waiting for. The community celebration is a get-to-know-you event that builds a sense of connection and safety among residents. Neighborhoods are encouraged […]

September 22, 2015 | Posted in Special Editions | Tagged ,

All in the Family: A-1 Appliance

The original Stabler’s A-1 Appliance has been in the area since 1961, when Walt and Joanne Stabler, Paul’s parents, opened the store in a warehouse on County Road 100A. The store is now at 1226 E. Harter Ave., off East Street in Woodland. “We’re a little off the beaten path, but our customers don’t seem […]

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

Up for a fun day trip? Take a bike to Bike Dog

At the end of September, autumn blinks around the corner, temperatures fall to a reasonable 80 degrees, and farmers in the area have completed their hops harvest. As craft beer booms around California, so it does in Yolo County. Now, it’s well know that downtown Davis has an incredible beer selection: the Beer Shoppe, de […]

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

Snapshot: Forget the basement, bargains are in the barn

So you’ve searched every place in town and just can’t seem to find that right chair, cabinet, printer or microscope. Well head out of town to UC Davis and check out the Bargain Barn, on the south side of LaRue Road between Garrod Drive and Putah Creek Lodge. The store is open from 4 to […]

October 01, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged

Fleet Feet Sports

Fleet Feet Sports serves apparel and accessory needs of runners, athletes and everyday folks who want to stay fit or just have comfortable shoes. Since Chris and J.D. Denton became owners and operators 18 years ago, both spouses and their children have helped out at the Davis store at 615 Second St. Fleet Feet Sports is part of […]

July 31, 2014 | Posted in All in the Family | Tagged ,

Rotary offers so many opportunities

By Greg Phister This past year for me truly has been a very fulfilling one. It has been an honor to serve our community and the Rotary Club of Davis as president for 2013-14. Rotary has been a part of my life for many years, going back to when I was a teenager and was […]

June 22, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged

A retrospective on 100 Picnic Days

This Saturday, one of UC Davis’ longest-running traditions marks its centuple event. Will you be there? Pack your picnic basket — or come without sandwiches. That quintessential UCD celebration, Picnic Day, reaches a historic milestone on Saturday — its 100th. But packing your own lunch is still optional, just like it was for the previous […]

April 10, 2014 | Posted in Picnic Day | Tagged ,

Ask the Expert: Fleet Feet Davis

Training with Fleet Feet Fleet Feet Sports in Davis is a locally-owned and operated running and fitness specialty store that features footwear, apparel, and accessories for running, walking, yoga, and other fitness activities. As one of a national franchise with 122 locations across the country, Fleet Feet is one of the oldest, having opened in […]

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

Readers’ choice 2014: Best grocery store

1. Nugget Market 1414 E. Covell Blvd., Davis; 530-750-3800 * 409 Mace Blvd., Davis; 530-753-6690 2. Davis Food Co-op 3. Safeway Honorable mention: Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods Market

March 20, 2014 | Posted in Shopping and Retail | Tagged ,

Blue Man Group: hard to describe, easy to enjoy

Check it out What: Blue Man Group Where: Community Center Theater, 1301 L St., Sacramento When: 8 p.m Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $21-$88 general Info: Visit “I loved it. Brave, adventuresome, amusing, challenging and those drummers rock! The woofers and subwoofers they used blew my hair backwards!” was […]

March 14, 2014 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Jazz phenom Jonathan Batiste visits Mondavi for five nights

Born into a musical family in Louisiana, and educated at the Juilliard School in New York (earning a master’s degree), Jonathan Batiste is still a few years short of 30, but has been performing since age 8. He’s recorded albums with veteran New Orleans musicians, as well as an album of live material recorded on […]

March 14, 2014 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,