They say that distance makes the heart grow fonder. I couldn’t agree more. Especially ...
I love Thanksgiving. Not only for all the obvious reasons. The reason I feel lighthearted ...
[Narrator] Now one fine day the east wind traded places with the west wind, ...
The Woodland Opera House presents A Christmas Carol, opening this Friday, November 28th. And what a musical score! It’s by two of the most celebrated and prolific composers and lyricists currently working in the theatre today: Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens. Menken is a multiple Oscar-winning composer who has created the classic scores for […]
College is fun. When I’m not working 4-hour shifts at the Pinkberry yogurt store or hustling to finish a paper on the day that it is due, I am usually grabbing food with a friend at a quaint cafe downtown or attending a typical college hang-out at someone’s apartment. Fun? Of course. But you would […]
It’s October and Davis city streets fill with leaves, children, and bikes. Autumn is a time of change. As the trees and the local wildlife enter their dormant period, the city streets seem to waken. October arrives and over the span of a weekend the population of Davis explodes, as roughly 30,000 students move in. […]
Sometimes a coffeehouse is more than a coffeehouse. That’s the case with the mom and pop café in south Davis, Mocha Joes, where I have been a customer and part of the woodwork since its opening 18 years ago. A big part of my life and that of its family of patrons will disappear when Mocha […]
2014 UC Davis Bike Auction This past Saturday on October 11, a crowd of people gathered to bid for bikes. The UC Davis bike auction is hosted by Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS). Auctioned off were hundreds of abandoned bikes that had accumulated over the past year. Although most of the bikes were not in […]
With a half acre site dedicated to making pollinators happy, the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven is a great place to explore varieties of plants appropriate for local gardens and ideal for bees of all stripes. While the flora has been picked to attract bees, the profusion of blooms is also attractive to humans, many of […]