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Running for Women

Running for Women

Have you ever wanted to become a runner but thought, “nah, I could never do that!” Fleet Feet Sports wants you to know – you can do it! Every Monday and Wednesday morning just before 9 a.m., Downtown Davis becomes awash in a blurry sea of fast moving legs and feet thanks to the Running […]

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UC Davis Olive Oil Center

UC Davis Olive Oil Center

About a mile west of Highway 113 on Hutchinson Road, something ground breaking, with the potential to revolutionize the olive oil industry in California, is happening and the UC Davis Olive Center is at the center of it all. A crowd huddled around what looked like a modest mobile home trailer in those west campus […]

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Playing for a Cause

Playing for a Cause

He stood tall, unmistakable among the crowd. At 6-foot-6 (“above sea level”, according to one of his tunes), Michael Franti stands tall among most crowds. His individuality was as much the case growing up as it was amid fans and friends on the night we spoke. He was a conspicuous presence in San Quentin the […]

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Food at the Farmer's Market

Food at the Farmer’s Market

Randii MacNear, the executive director and market manager for the Davis Farmers Market, has served in the position for 31 years, with the exception of a four-year break in the early 1980s to raise her children. “The market started in 1976,” Randii said. “We had three sellers on the sidewalk, no tables and the produce […]

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