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In-home senior care continues to serve clients amid statewide shelter-in-place orders

For seniors, navigating everyday life got substantially more difficult last week when Governor Gavin Newsom directed all California residents 65 years and older to shelter in place. The former San Francisco mayor’s next statewide order rolled in several days later, calling all residents, regardless of age, to do the same. The unprecedented situation has produced […]

Yolobus service reduced during shelter-in-place order

In response to the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, Yolobus offers reduced service effective March 30 until further notice. Yolobus continues to operate because many essential workers use Yolobus to get to jobs and others use bus service for essential travel included in the shelter-in-place mandates to secure food, health care, meals, safety and medical necessities. The […]

Drain after the rain to prevent mosquitoes

365体育投注The weekend rain has left behind a lot of stagnant water. Since temperatures are expected to increase over the next few days, this can create the perfect combination for mosquitoes to breed. The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District reminds the public to “drain after the rain” to prevent mosquitoes from breeding. “It’s been a […]

Davis Community Meals and Housing continuing services during COVID-19 crisis

365体育投注Providing food, housing and services to many of the most vulnerable in the community has been the mission of Davis Community Meals and Housing since 1991 and it continues to be its mission today. The nonprofit is continuing the meals program at Episcopal Church of St. Martin at 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 11:30 […]

City extends deadline on Huynh Awards

The city of Davis announced on Thursday that the nomination deadline for the annual Thong Hy Huynh Awards submission has been extended to Friday, April 17. The city of Davis Human Relations Commission is seeking nominations for this year’s Thong Hy Huynh Memorial Awards. The award was established to acknowledge the racially motivated stabbing death […]

Self-haul limited at Yolo County central landfill

365体育投注In response to the current COVID-19 public health emergency, effective March 27, the Yolo County Central Landfill, at 44090 County Road 28H in Woodland, will not accept self-haul loads and will only accept business and landfill account customers. For these customers, the landfill will remain open from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday […]

Annual Bulky-Item Drop-Off postponed

Due to the shelter-in-place order issued by the Yolo County Public Health Office, Recology Davis is postponing the annual Bulky-Item Drop-Off event scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4. Recology Davis will be closely monitoring the situation to determine a future event date. Consult www.DavisRecycling.org for updated information.

Shelter in place with poetry

Like everyone else, Davis Poet Laureate James Lee Jobe is trying to be safe at home. The poetry readings are canceled, and there no classrooms for him to visit. So he is offering three ways to keep the community engaged with poetry during the shelter-in-place order. Live-feed poetry readings on Facebook are planned for 8 […]

Thriving Pink plans virtual programs

Local breast cancer nonprofit, Thriving Pink, continues community support and educational workshop with new opportunities online. Its calendar has been updated with virtual programs, workshops and support groups, which continue to be provided at no cost and are open for all. The schedule is: * Sunday, March 29, 5 p.m.: Pink Connection, “Navigating Social Distancing/Isolation” with […]

‘COVID-19 Community Report’ continues on KDRT

365体育投注The “COVID-19 Community Report” airs live at noon Tuesdays and Fridays on KDRT 95.7FM, the low-power community radio station operated by community media nonprofit Davis Media Access. For those outside KDRT’s limited service area, a live stream is available at http://kdrt.org, where show episodes and blogs can also be found. Autumn Labbé-Renault, executive director of […]

Bee’s editor is guest on ‘Davisville’

Lauren Gustus is the editor of the Sacramento Bee and regional editor for the West for McClatchy, the company that owns the Bee and 29 other newspapers. On the latest edition of the KDRT program “Davisville,” she talks with host Bill Buchanan about the Bee, community journalism, the move from print to digital, its interest […]

Free yoga class moves online

365体育投注The new-moon Kundalini yoga experience scheduled for March 24 will be broadcast online instead. In this beginner’s class, participants will learn movements, breathing exercises, mantras and mediations designed to strengthen and balance the nervous and immune systems, activate the energy centers of the body, and strengthen the aura. This class is free. Register online to […]

When community media loses its community, what’s the answer?

For Autumn Labbé-Renault, executive director of Davis Media Access, the answer to the lack of human contact during the coronavirus outbreak was to mobilize and quickly pull together a locally focused radio show. The “COVID-19 Community Report” airs live  Tuesdays and Fridays at noon on KDRT 95.7FM, DMA’s low-power community radio station. For those outside […]

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