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It's the Great Pumpkin, Sergei

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Sergei

Hola! Today’s random rider is Sergei Shubin. Sergei is an economics major and community & regional development minor at UC Davis. He is pre-law and hopes to attend Stanford Law School but jokingly says that he’ll apply “everywhere” and anywhere. Sergei instantly greeted me with a warm smile when I plotted myself next to him […]

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Armadillo/KDVS Record Sale

Armadillo/KDVS Record Sale

Your chance has arrived to pick up rare vinyl records, CD’s and music-related collectibles at The Armadillo Music & KDVS Record Extravaganza just in time for Halloween.  What ghoul or goblin could pass up a chance to look for a vinyl copy of “The Monster Mash” or Michael Jackson’s “Thriller?” The Record Extravaganza will take […]

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Halloween Haunts

Halloween Haunts

Are your lack of plans for this weekend freaking you out? Feeling more like a glum ghoul than a jolly jack-o-lantern? If so, here are some last minute Halloween ideas to spice up your weekend: There are many haunted houses and ghost tours open on Friday, such as Fright Planet at the Cal Expo, Forest […]

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Green Tomato Ripening

Green Tomato Ripening

The end of tomato season is in sight. Tomato plant leaves are looking bedraggled, clouds of white flies erupt whenever the plants get jostled, and ripening has slowed to a crawl. Yet there may still be a good number of green tomatoes hanging on those fading plants.  It can be fun to see how late […]

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A Day on the Farm

A Day on the Farm

Tatum Oaks has fun at Impossible Acres. Impossible Acres (located on the corner of Road 31 and Road 98) is open from 9 am to 6 pm every day of October and offers attractions which include a pumpkin patch, mazes, and a farm animal petting zoo.

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Michael's Tricycles for Grown-Ups

Michael’s Tricycles for Grown-Ups

Hi.  I’m walking Bob, and the first time I saw Michael Beaucage’s motorized tricycle fly down the street and make a smooth u-turn, I have to admit I was a little surprised by how fast he was traveling with such little effort.  Soon I learned that Michael’s tricycle was what is now being called an […]

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