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Character Building Beer

Character Building Beer

Character is one of those things we all want to build but would prefer to do so in painless fashion.  Most of us aspire to having and being known as a person of good character.  Unfortunately, it is usually the painful or at least annoying experiences that we say “build character.”  No one ever finds […]

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Moms on the Run - Part 2

Moms on the Run – Part 2

In our second installment of Fleet Feet “Moms who Run,” let’s meet Carolee. Carolee Gregg is a fixture in the town of Davis. She is the Running for Women coordinator at Fleet Feet, coaches the Summerdarts Swim Team, is married to Bill Gregg (coach of the DHS XC Team), and is a mother of four […]

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Eggplant, the Misunderstood

Eggplant, the Misunderstood

Few vegetables have as many deadly cousins as the eggplant.  It belongs to the nightshade-potato family, Solanacae, which includes such poisonous plants as Jimson Weed (Datura), the Belladonna (a.k.a. Deadly Nightshade), and tobacco (Nicotiana), but also the aforementioned potato, tomato, tomatillo, gooseberry, and peppers. The eggplant is indigenous to a broad area encompassing India, South […]

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Capay Crush!

Capay Crush!

Capay, Calif. ─ Farm Fresh to You and Capay Organic invite the public to Capay Crush, the farm’s first annual grape festival that will celebrate the crush season. The event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Participating wineries include: Berryessa Gap, Capay Valley Vineyards, Rominger West, Seka Hills, Simas […]

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A Cool South Davis Escape

A Cool South Davis Escape

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and I’ll admit that I’ve been walking earlier in the morning lately to avoid those high nineties in the afternoon.  However, I recently remembered an area that my friend, David Rausch, showed me in South Davis, and I found a haven from the heat.  I got there by walking over the […]

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2nd Friday ArtAbout

2nd Friday ArtAbout

2nd Friday ArtAbout September 9, 2011 Live Music: Catch rotating live music in E Street Plaza this summer, as well as at several ArtAbout art receptions. Many concerts made possible by contributions from The Avid Reader, Davis Food Co-op, Just Kidding, Lyon Real Estate, Mother & Baby Source, nestware, Newman Associates, The Wardrobe and Union […]

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