J.J. Totah: Making good in Hollywood

Turns out the road from the Davis Musical Theatre Company to Hollywood success is shorter than you might think. Just ask J.J. Totah, who got his start at DMTC before he was even in kindergarten and five years later is making a name for himself in television, film and stand-up comedy. He’s gone from ensemble parts […]

June 21, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Video: Structure fire hits Woodland 凯发体育官方sporthome

A Woodland 凯发体育官方sporthome caught on fire Monday evening and suffered $250,000 damage. The fire broke out around 6:26 p.m. when the Woodland Fire Department were called to the 1500 block of Midway Drive, according to the department’s news release. When emergency crews arrived, they found smoke and flames coming from the 凯发体育官方sporthome.Firefighters contained the blaze […]

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Viral video about Davis loses national contest

The viral video poking fun at Davis nearly tripled its audience during the past two weeks while locked in a neck-and-neck dead heat to win national kudos. But a photo finish revealed another music video parody muscling out the win. “Davis State of Mind,” created by a group of UC Davis law students, topped 55,000 […]

Video: Music video jabs Davis, attracts 31,000-plus views on YouTube

Davis is “middle class in the middle of nowhere / There’s nothing you can do cause you’re stuck in Davis” according to “Davis State of Mind,” a YouTube video that’s quickly racked up more than 31,000 views. UC Davis Law School students created a four-minute, 43-second parody  of “Empire State of Mind,” a 2009 song […]