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Brothers offer Quiz Bowl camp

365体育投注Davis High School senior Benjamin Skinner, and his brother, Ethan Skinner are holding an online quiz bowl camp for incoming middle school students (grades 6-9). There are two camp sessions, each one week long. Morning sessions are for those new to quiz bowl and afternoon sessions are for more experienced students. The camps will be […]

Fire season returns

365体育投注This week’s warm-weather streak brought with it multiple vegetation fires, several of which the Davis, UC Davis and Woodland fire departments battled along southbound Highway 113 during a two-hour period Sunday evening. The largest was the one photographed here, burning two acres of grass near County Road 29, though no property was damaged or injuries […]

Bob Dunning: The party kicks off on Friday

365体育投注TIME TO CELEBRATE … yes, the strangest — yet exceedingly meaningful — graduation event in the long history of Davis High School is about to unfold, beginning Friday … We’re talking about a community-wide celebration to honor graduates of our four high schools, the Class of 2020 … this celebration includes graduates of King High, […]

UCEAP suspends fall study abroad programs

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 […]

‘It’s about time!’ Proponents of DHS pool project rejoice

Editor’s Note: This is the conclusion of a two-part look at the evolution of the Davis High aquatics center. Today, longtime Blue Devil swim and water polo coaches Doug Wright and Tracy Stapleton join Deputy Superintendent Matt Best of the school district, DHS boys swim coach Owen Yancher and Athletic Director Jeff Lorenson in exploring […]

Poetry readings feature Tranströmer’s work

Davis Poet Laureate James Lee Jobe continues his online poetry reading series on Friday, May 30, with the poems of the late Swedish poet, Tomas Tranströmer. This free reading will be posted online by 7:30 p.m. at both http://james-lee-jobe.blogspot.com/ and at http://www.youtube.com/jamesleejobe. Email [email protected]365体育投注 with any questions.

Bob Dunning: Leaning toward seeing football in the fall

A month or so ago, if you had asked me about the prospects for a college football season this fall, I’d have said I was not optimistic, but wasn’t exactly ready to throw in the towel. I did, however, realize there were a number of coaches and athletic directors and other school administrators who were […]

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

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 […]

Madrigals sing in memory of soldiers

365体育投注While they were unable to perform in the cemetery for the annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday morning, the Madrigal Singers produced a virtual rendition of “America the Beautiful” in memory of fallen soldiers and in honor of their families. View it here: http://youtu.be/FiGZSLRf_nY. Soloist were senior Bela Acosta, and juniors Owen Ross-Majeske and Emily Chapman. […]

Video captures Davis burglary suspect

Davis police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect caught on video burglarizing a local business last week. Posted to the Police Department’s Facebook page on Tuesday, the video shows the unidentified male using a tool to break into the business in the 200 block of E Street at about 2:15 a.m. Monday, […]

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 […]

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