Sunday, September 21, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
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Davis hosts its own climate change rally

Car show What: Plug-in electric and hybrid vehicle show When: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday Where: Central Park, Fourth and C streets RSVP: Click the “join” button at www.cooldavis.org; fill in your name, information and your car make and model in the “other” box, or send a note to info@cooldavis.org By Leslie Crenna In solidarity with […]

Sutter Farmers Market offers local goods

Local food products are the stars at Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market — which is open year-round now, rain or shine — sets up at the hospital’s shade-covered entrance at 2000 Sutter Place. Plenty of free parking is available. Locally produced items available include honey, […]

Wolk applauds approval of stronger rules for olive oil

State Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, chair of the Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Olive Oil Production and Emerging Products, applauded a decision this week by the California Department of Food and Agriculture to approve stronger standards for the quality and purity of olive oil produced in California and clarify labeling for consumers. The standards, which will take […]

What’s happening, Sept. 18

Saturday Bring a picnic blanket and join fellow Davis families for “The Lego Movie,” a free family movie beginning at dusk under the trees in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Cotton candy will be available for sale. Movies are shown on a large inflatable screen thanks to the Davis Sunset Rotary Club. Friday, Sept. […]

Students get into the act with Shakespeare

Helen Spangler had a question for her seventh-grade English students at Emerson Junior High School. “How many of you have seen a Shakespeare play?” More than a dozen hands went up. “Now, how many of you understood what was going on?” Slowly, two hands crept up. “Why is that?” Spangler asked. The answer: “It’s hard […]

Street-smart tips for safe cycling

Before using your bicycle, make sure it is ready to ride. You should always inspect your bike to make sure all parts are secure and working properly. Remember to: * Wear a properly fitted helmet. Protect your brain, save your life. * Adjust your bicycle to fit. Stand over your bicycle. There should be 1 to […]

Da Vinci seniors take on Constitution essay

The seniors at Da Vinci Charter Academy are spending the first weeks of their last year in high school studying the U.S. Constitution. This Wednesday, Sept. 17, marks the 227th year since the signing of that document. In addition to classroom work, hosting author Tim Sandefur and activist Mark Meckler, and conducting on-campus events, such as teaching […]

University Farm Circle reaches out to newcomers

Beginning on the UC Davis campus 101 years ago and extending out into the community, the University Farm Circle has a long tradition of welcome. Whether you are a woman who is new to the area or new to UFC, you’re invited to the group’s Newcomers Welcome on Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 4 to 6 p.m. […]

Car Care: The ABCs of Car Care for New Drivers

It’s never too early to learn the ABCs of car care, says the Car Care Council. Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan. Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down away from home. […]

What’s happening

Saturday, Sept. 13 Bring a picnic blanket and join fellow Davis families for “Frozen,” a free family movie beginning at dusk under the trees in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Cotton candy will be available for sale. Movies are shown on a large inflatable screen thanks to the Davis Sunset Rotary Club. Saturday, Sept. 20 Bring […]

Street Smarts: Wear that helmet

There is a simple saying: “Use your head, wear a helmet.” A helmet is the single most effective safety device available to reduce head injury and death from bicycle crashes. But to be effective, a helmet needs to fit your child properly and your child needs to know how to put it on correctly. Consider […]

Rec Report: Time for some gymnastics fun

Tumble, flip, jump and run … get ready for some gymnastics fun! On Saturday, Sept. 20, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., the city of Davis Gymnastics and Dance Center, 23 Russell Blvd., and gyms across the country will be celebrating National Gymnastics Day. This is a time to raise awareness about the fantastic sport of […]