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Evan Ream: In times like this, we need to stay positive, be thankful

365体育投注This sucks. It really does. There’s no way to sugarcoat anything that’s going on with COVID-19. The world has shut down, and there’s nothing we can do about the situation. But that’s what’s important, the second part of that last sentence: that there’s nothing we can do, it’s here and we’re powerless. The thing we […]

March 22, 2020 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Davis golf courses stymied by virus

After initially staying open during the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, all three Davis-area golf courses closed last week with no clear timetable on when they might reopen. El Macero Country Club was the first to make the decision, doing so Monday — though because of green aeration it wasn’t scheduled to be open until […]

March 22, 2020 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Virus throws a curve at MLB, Davis’ Kreidler

365体育投注Just when it was getting good, the game was called on Ryan Kreidler. The former Davis High and UCLA baseball standout had gone 2 for 5 in a seven-game stint with the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Fla. Kreidler was coming off a grand slam against the Yankees and getting a handle on how veterans like […]

March 22, 2020 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Community calendar, Jan. 31

* Friday, Jan. 31: The Avid Reader will welcome author Charles Halsted and his second poetry book, “Extenuating Circumstances,” from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. It is free and open to the public. “Extenuating Circumstances” shares Halsted’s life in the form of poetry. The subjects include recollections of “bombs in […]

January 31, 2020 | Posted in Community News | Tagged ,

Census Bureau is recruiting

The U.S. Census Bureau wants the community’s help to get a complete and accurate count this spring and summer. Thousands of census-taker jobs are still available in every Northern California county. The jobs offer flexible hours on nights and weekends, weekly pay, mileage reimbursement and higher-than-average hourly wages. The pay rate in Sacramento County begins at $21 […]

January 31, 2020 | Posted in Community News | Tagged ,

Davis Farmers Market loaded with crafts, gifts

Holiday shopping is a treat at the Davis Farmers Market, where patrons can cross off their gift and grocery lists with one stop. Along with the farm-fresh produce, eggs, meat and baked goods, there are local crafts, free gift baskets and holiday music on Saturdays, Dec. 7, 14 and 21. During the holidays, the C […]

December 06, 2019 | Posted in Community News | Tagged ,

Hear about photographing wild birds

The Woodland Camera Forum will host a free program on “Photographing Wild Birds” by photographer Jim Dunn, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood St. in Woodland. In Dunn’s presentation, he will cover the skills and techniques of photographing wild birds and show examples of his work. Dunn began the transition […]

November 10, 2019 | Posted in Arts | Tagged ,

Winters police investigating man’s death

365体育投注The man whose body was found in Putah Creek in Winters on Saturday morning has been identified as a 61-year-old Winters resident whose family had reported him missing the day before. Joseph Francis Purtill left his home at about 5 p.m. Friday without telling anyone his destination, Winters police said in missing-person alert issued on […]

November 10, 2019 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Meet supervisor candidate Deos

Marty West and Kevin Wolf invite residents to meet Linda Deos, candidate for Yolo County supervisor, at a fundraiser from7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the N Street Common House, 716 N St. in East Davis. Deos is a longtime consumer protection attorney and small business owner. She serves on the Yolo County […]

November 10, 2019 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Village Homes Arts & Crafts Fair set for Nov. 23

Ceramics, jewelry, wildlife photography, cards, woodblock prints, paintings, baked goods, candy, crocheted accessories, Japanese fish prints, pet comforters, local honey, and more will be featured at the 11th Annual Village Homes Arts & Crafts Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Village Homes Community Center, 2661 Portage Bay East (off […]

November 10, 2019 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Community calendar, Oct. 23

365体育投注* Wednesday, Oct. 23: The Dixon Women’s Improvement Club will host the October Chamber of Commerce mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Chamber office on the patio area, 220 N. Jefferson St. in Dixon. The chamber provides beverages, and as hosts, the DWIC will provide hot and cold finger foods. * Wednesday, Oct. […]

October 23, 2019 | Posted in Community News | Tagged ,

Fall Home Improvement 2019: Fall in love with outdoor decor

365体育投注Just because the temperatures cool doesn’t mean the amount of time and attention you spend on your outdoor spaces should. Fall is the perfect time to add seasonal touches and decorations to the exterior of your home that not only improve curb appeal but also amplify your personal style. Consider these seasonal ideas for decorating […]

October 11, 2019 | Posted in Special Editions | Tagged

Jerry Coker presents his latest military novel at The Avid Reader

Jerry Coker will present his novel “Hunt of the Kite” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. It is free and open to the public. Coker’s novel tells the story of Anna, whose future in medicine was one only a few women could aspire to. But […]

May 24, 2019 | Posted in Community News | Tagged ,

Summer bat talk and walk event tickets on sale now

365体育投注As summer approaches, the bats of the Yolo Causeway return. Although local experts do not know exactly where they spend the winter, each summer about 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) return to their summer home, where they live in the expansion joints of Interstate 80 between Davis and West Sacramento. This is the largest […]

May 24, 2019 | Posted in Community News | Tagged ,
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