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Community input sought on possible Anderson Road project

The city of Davis invites residents to participate in a virtual, pre-recorded presentation and follow-up survey for possible improvements to Anderson Road. Participants can view the presentation and survey online at https://www.cityofdavis.org/anderson The survey closes on Aug. 7. The city is seeking community input on design concepts for the segment between Villanova Drive and Amherst […]

Yolo GOP makes legislative endorsements

Members of the Yolo County Republican Central Committee officially endorsed the five Republican candidates campaigning to represent Yolo County in the Nov. 3 general election to be held The party’s candidates are Tamika Hamilton for House of Representatives District 3, Chris Bish for House of Representatives District 6, Matt Nelson for California Assembly District 4 […]

Former Davis resident writes children’s book about diabetes

Stuffed rabbit brings message about art, life and medical challenges Rachel Leland, a 28-year-old who grew up in Davis, created a children’s book on living with a disability, “Ava Ann Makes Art: The Story of a Rabbit with Diabetes.” Living with a disability or difference can be challenging for anyone, but it’s especially hard […]

Collaborative video workshop for kids offered

This summer, Davis Media Access has reimagined its youth video-making classes and will offer “Hollywood at 凯发体育官方sporthome,” an interactive, collaborative online workshop for students ages 9 through 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Aug. 10 to 14. Students will work together online to develop the video’s concept, storyboard and script. Each participant […]

Assessor changes hours

WOODLAND — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Yolo County Assessor’s Office public counter hours will be changed to 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning on Aug. 3. “We continue to make every effort to balance public service while creating a safe environment for both staff and residents during the pandemic,” the Assessor’s Office […]

Bohart spreads virtual wings

Want to learn more about moths? If you attend the Virtual Moth Open House hosted by the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis, then it may be like a “moth to a flame.” The free and family friendly event, held in observance of National Moth Week (July 18-26), will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 25, on […]

Yolo Basin Foundation marks 30 years

July 2020 kicks off the Yolo Basin Foundation’s 30th anniversary. Beginning in 1990, the Foundation led the community effort to create the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area, now a 16,800-acre gem showcasing the diverse habitats of the Central Valley. Yolo Basin Foundation continues to advocate for the stewardship of the Wildlife Area by building and sustaining […]

Eight college-bound students receive Dolcini scholarships

The Mary Ellen Dolcini Scholarship Foundation has awarded $35,000 in college scholarships in its inaugural year as a scholarship awarding foundation.  Eight members of the Class of 2020 from Pioneer High School, Woodland High School, Davis Senior High School, and Martin Luther King High School will receive awards ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 for their […]

Late Japanese poet featured in reading

Davis Poet Laureate James Lee Jobe continues his online poetry reading series on Friday, July 24, with the poems of Japanese poet Nanao Sakaki, who lived from 1923 to 2008. Sakaki was a wandering poet in the tradition of Basho and Ikkyu, and his poetry is a mixture of tight language and startling expressiveness. This […]

On KDRT, fights over memorials

Public statues are being defaced, toppled or removed this summer, but the fight over symbols is not new, nor is it external to Davis. This city has had conflicts over symbols like the statue to Gandhi in Central Park, and over naming a street for Edward Teller, co-inventor of the hydrogen bomb.   Melissa M. Bender, […]

Seniors keep decades-long Mahjong fun alive amid pandemic

Her last name may be Bridge, but Janice will be the first to tell you her game of choice is actually Mahjong. One of almost three dozen seniors who have played the tile-based pastime weekly from noon to 4 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center for the better part of the last two decades, Bridge […]

Graywater webinar set July 22

Water Wise Davis, a working group of Cool Davis, will host a free graywater showcase online via Zoom webinar from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22. This year’s theme is the connection between graywater and growing your own healthy food. After hearing the presentations and discussions, participants will be asked: Are you a good […]

UCD hosts livestream on coronavirus and building design

Can the design and use of buildings affect the transmission of COVID-19? Will the pandemic affect how people think about indoor spaces where they live and work? The next “UC Davis LIVE: COVID-19,” on July 16, will feature two researchers who study the microbes that live in buildings and how they can affect public health. […]

This week’s reading features Peruvian poet Vallejo

Davis Poet Laureate James Lee Jobe continues his online poetry reading series on Friday, July 17, with the poems of the Peruvian poet and novelist César Vallejo, who lived from 1892 to 1938. This free reading will be posted online by 7:30 p.m. at both james-lee-jobe.blogspot.com/ and at youtube.com/jamesleejobe. Both sites always have poetry or poetry readings available.

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