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UCEAP suspends fall study abroad programs

365体育投注The University of California Education Abroad Program has suspended all study abroad programs for fall 2020 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, UCEAP informed students in an email Tuesday. Last year, more than 6,000 UC students studied abroad through UCEAP programs in over 40 countries. According to the email sent to students, UCEAP took several […]

UC Davis nurse practitioner shares observations from Brooklyn hospital

Paula Wagner, a nurse practitioner at the UC Davis Medical Center, returned to California on May 18 after volunteering for two weeks at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. As the number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in the Sacramento area remained low, Wagner was one of a number of UC Davis health care workers who […]

Haircuts, religious services and more on the way

Davis residents will be able to get a haircut, go out to dinner, do a little retail shopping and attend church services in just a matter of days. But they’ll do all of it with face masks on while following guidelines aimed at limiting the spread of the novel coronavirus. All Yolo County restaurants will […]

KDRT: Housing and pandemic

365体育投注Steve Boschken, a Davis real estate and mortgage broker, returns to the KDRT public affairs program “Davisville” this week to talk about the effects so far of the COVID-19 pandemic on Davis housing and rents.  The subjects include lease renewals among students, the uncertainty of in-person classes at UC Davis this fall, where Davis housing […]

Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Student Develop COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Tool

Computer scientists at the University of California, Davis, have developed a web-based contact-tracing application. The app, We-Care, allows users to check in at specific locations and notifies them if someone reporting themselves as positive for COVID-19 checks in at the same location within a certain  time window. Until a vaccine is available and even beyond, […]

COVID-19 virtual town hall on nonprofits is Thursday

NAPA — State Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will co-host a virtual town hall at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 28, about the impact of the coronavirus on North Bay non-profit organizations and services available to assist them during the pandemic. The town hall is co-hosted by the California Association of Nonprofits and special guest, Rep. Mike […]

‘Balance faith with reason,’ Davis clergy say

365体育投注Faith leaders voice confidence in local health experts President Trump made national headlines Friday when he told governors to allow religious institutions to reopen their doors immediately. The president does not have the authority to lift local or state public health orders, which have shuttered churches and other institutions to slow the spread of the […]

Pandemic shifts political activism online

365体育投注In early March, two local political-action organizations jointly hosted a rousing kickoff rally and celebrated the festive grand opening of their brand new joint Volunteer Center on Olive Drive. Days later, they were reading through emergency stay-at-home guidelines from the Yolo County Health Department and putting revised signs on the door that effectively shut down […]

City camps, activities canceled through July 5

All city recreation programs and camps have now been canceled through July 5 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That includes the first three weeks of Camp Putah, Rainbow Summer and Summer Quest as well as city-sponsored swim lessons, recreational swim and family swim nights. “The city continues to re-assess summer programming as new information and […]

Seniors, local restaurants can now sign up for meal delivery program

Yolo County seniors and adults over age 60 at high risk from COVID-19 can sign up to receive three meals a day from local restaurants participating in the Great Plates Delivered program. Announced by Gov. Gavin Newsom a month ago as way to help both older adults and struggling restaurants, the program is finally coming […]

COVID crisis brings out charity scams

365体育投注The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that people have bonded together and helped their neighbors in their time of need. Charities across the country have stepped up to fill these needs, while others have decided to profit illegitimately from people’s generosity. Scammers are using counterfeit appeals, fake charities and fabricated causes to swindle donations from good-hearted […]

Bob Dunning: Get us to the church on time

365体育投注While I have been completely supportive of the stay-at-home, wear-your-mask, keep-your-distance guidelines imposed by our various civil authorities, they have at times been inconvenient, frustrating and disturbingly disruptive to the way I’d like to live my life. I realize, however, that the minor irritations that pop up for me almost every day pale in comparison […]

Lots of changes in store for local businesses

365体育投注You can get your dog groomed, your own teeth cleaned, and soon, eat at a Yolo County restaurant. As The Enterprise’s Anne Ternus-Bellamy reported on Thursday, Yolo County received permission from the state to reopen additional businesses to allow indoor dining and shopping. It’s not immediate, however. The Yolo County Board of Supervisors will discuss […]

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