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Rhythmtown-Jive and The K-Girls bring ‘Mardi Gras MamboFest’ to The Palms

365体育滚球Rhythmtown-Jive plays infectious dance music, delivering rhythm and blues, zydeco, jump-swing, rock ‘n’ roll and New Orleans gems. They’ll bring their Mardi Gras MamboFest show to The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. in Winters, on Saturday, Feb. 22, starting at 8 p.m. The K-Girls and Vicki Randle will join them. Tickets are $20 in advance, […]

Bob Dunning: We play by the rules out in these parts

I don’t know about you, but for me one of the joys of this whole electoral process is to see which citizens line up on which side of an issue or which candidate they decide to endorse. I love to see campaign signs sprouting from front lawns like spring daffodils. I love to read every […]

Learn about genealogical search tools

The Davis Genealogy Club invites the public to learn about “One-Step Webpages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools” with Stephen Morse at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Morse will describe the range of tools available and give the highlights of each one. The One-Step website at SteveMorse.org […]

Enjoy love and wine with the ArtAbout

Have a night out on the town. This month the downtown Davis art walk lands on the day of love. Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s or Galentine’s, come with your loved one or your best friend. Bringing back the wildly popular Wine Walk, wine glasses and stamp cards are available to the first 200 visitors at […]

UCD lab helps investigate fish-protection technology

365体育滚球The Department of Water Resources has partnered with the UC Davis J. Amorocho Hydraulics Laboratory to find innovative ways to investigate fish-protection technology within California’s Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta estuary. Originally built as a hydraulics lab to perform modeling studies for the State Water Project, the laboratory has been a DWR tool for maintaining and protecting […]

UCD students back UCSC strike

365体育滚球Grad students join coalition demanding a cost-of-living salary adjustment UC Davis graduate student employees rallied on campus Monday, joining workers from across the University of California system in demanding a salary increase on par with the cost of living. Rallies were held on several campuses in solidarity with student workers at UC Santa Cruz, who […]

Michael Doucet Trio will bring Cajun swamp soul to The Palms on Thursday, Feb. 20

BeauSoleil founder’s new album is ‘Lâcher Prise’ Michael Doucet, the Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, fiddler and founder of BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, crafts the quintessential Louisiana soundtrack to a good time on his new solo album, “Lâcher Prise,” to be released this month on Compass Records. The Michael Doucet Trio will celebrate the new album […]

City launches pothole-repair crew

City officials this week announced the launch of a four-person public works patrol that will respond to resident requests for pothole repairs. “A dedicated four-person crew from the city’s Public Works Utilities & Operations Department will respond to customer-reported potholes daily and will scan the streets throughout town to proactively repair additional potholes,” according to […]

UC Davis roundup: Are you ready for some football?

It’s on like Donkey Kong for the 2020 edition of the UC Davis football team. Spring practice (in winter) began today as Aggie coach Dan Hawkins greeted his returning crew and some new recruits to the 9 a.m. workout at UC Davis Health Stadium. Other practices this week will be conducted on Thursday and Friday, […]

Mixed results for DHS soccer teams

365体育滚球It was a mixed bag for the DHS soccer teams. The girls found their footing after a shocking loss, but the boys continue to struggle down the stretch. Here’s a quick look at the team’s Monday’s games … The Davis High girls soccer team didn’t get a chance to celebrate a Delta League title last […]

Rich Rifkin: Build permanent housing to tackle homelessness

If you are conscious, you know California has a terrible and growing problem of homelessness. On a single night in January 2019, we had 151,278 homeless individuals in our state. Of those, 71.7 percent were unsheltered. However, there may be a light at the end of the tunnel as our state adopts a solution proven […]

Return of warm weather means return of mosquitoes

They’re back. Mosquitos “are out and looking to bite,” according to officials with the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District who reminded residents on Tuesday to take precautions now. “This is a typical trend that we see every year in February when we get a few days of sunny and warm weather,” said Gary Goodman, […]

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