Aggie men ready to return to the Big West title chase?

At one point Wednesday night, UC Davis swingman Brynton Lemar couldn’t buy a basket while his Aggies trailed visiting Cal State Fullerton by 7 points. But Lemar and court general Darius Graham stepped up their defense as Neal Monson, Josh Fox and Siler Schneider hit key buckets and UCD edged in front halfway through the second half. […]

Paw patrol

* Friday, Jan. 22: Pet Food Express, 2171 Cowell Blvd., Yolo County Animal Services cat and dog adoptions, 5 to 7 p.m. * Saturday, Jan. 23: Adoption day at Rotts of Friends Animal Rescue, 34505 County Road 29 in Woodland, 8 to 11 a.m. * Saturday, Jan. 23: Pet Food Express, 2171 Cowell Blvd., Labs 2 […]

Need a new best friend?

Shortie is a 1-year-old spayed female Australian shepherd/Corgi mix. He can run fast on his short legs and loves to play with other dogs. His coat is long and silky and he has a long plume of a tail. Theo is a 2-year-old neutered male Cairn terrier with maybe a little something else thrown in. He’s playful […]

Pets of the week

Lots of animals are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Honey (No. 1406745), a female pit bull with a brown and black coat. Also hoping for a good home is Plush (No. 139891), a 3- to 5-year-old female domestic short-haired cat. Due to […]

Online animals of the year: Cute faces and a rat’s resolve

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Animals can melt the human heart, tickle the funny bone or bring us to tears. And thanks to Instagram, YouTube and other online options, you can enjoy their antics simply by following, liking or pinning them. Dr. Bonnie Beaver, executive director of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists and a professor […]

January 22, 2016 | Posted in Pets | Tagged ,

Stroll Through History: Historic homes will be open for tours

Each year, a highlight of the Stroll Through History is the tour of beautiful, restored historic homes. Here are this year’s homes (and garden). Woodland Library Rose Club Garden, 250 First St. Worldwide recognition: In June, the Woodland Library Rose Club’s efforts were rewarded with the prestigious Garden of Excellence Award from the World Federation of […]

September 10, 2015 | Posted in Special Editions | Tagged ,

Proper planning is key to enjoyable home remodeling

After years of biding their time, waiting for the economy, job stability and home values to improve, many homeowners are ready to get their remodeling projects rolling. MAK Design+Build reports that new client contacts have increased significantly over the past few years. Clients often call with a long list of projects they have been putting […]

April 11, 2014 | Posted in Features | Tagged ,

Blue Fountain Water discusses reverse osmosis

Ask the experts at Blue Fountain Water your water questions: Question: What are the benefits of a reverse osmosis unit? Answer: People usually purchase reverse osmosis drinking water systems for one of three reasons: To eliminate bottled water hassles, to have great tasting water readily available and protect their family from any possible problem in […]

March 30, 2012 | Posted in Ask the Expert | Tagged ,

Best carpeting and flooring store

1. Floors to Go 425 L St., Davis; (530) 756-0106   2. Monley’s Carpet One 3. Pyramid Flooring Systems Honorable mention: Home Depot

March 22, 2012 | Posted in Home Services | Tagged ,

Best window treatments

1. Davis Home Trends 2300 Fifth St., Davis; (530) 756-4187   2. Blind Ambition 3. The Perfect Window Honorable mention: Anderson Glass, Blinds Unlimited, Home Depot

March 22, 2012 | Posted in Home Services | Tagged ,

Best appliance store

1. Davis Ace: 240 G St., Davis; (530) 758-8000 2. Pearson’s Appliance 3. A-1 Appliance Honorable mention: Home Depot, Sears, Target

March 22, 2012 | Posted in Reader's Choice | Tagged ,