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You’ve got to admit it, centenarians know how to party. When Dr. Herbert Bauer, former Yolo County Health Director, celebrated his 100th birthday earlier this year, the room was crawling with friends, family, medievally-clad madrigal singers, and even a gang of fiddle-playing crustaceans.

The Secrets of a Centenarian

You’ve got to admit it, centenarians know how to party. When Dr. Herbert Bauer, former Yolo County Health Director, celebrated his 100th birthday earlier this year, the room was crawling with friends, family, medievally-clad madrigal singers, and even a gang of fiddle-playing crustaceans.

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“Snow is falling, the snow is falling,” the quiet refrain slips from beneath earthen walls at the Davis Waldorf School. Sounds like unusual weather patterns for a Monday morning in May, but if a visitor entered the Golden Poppy preschool classroom on baking day, she might feel as if she were tumbling into a fluffy drift of new fallen snow.

The Art of the Veil

“Snow is falling, the snow is falling,” the quiet refrain slips from beneath earthen walls at the Davis Waldorf School. Sounds like unusual weather patterns for a Monday morning in May, but if a visitor entered the Golden Poppy preschool classroom on baking day, she might feel as if she were tumbling into a fluffy […]

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Local author, Karma Waltonen will be putting the “Po-Mo into Postmodernism” this Wednesday evening at Bistro 33 in Davis as she and co-author Denise Du Vernay debut their book, The Simpsons in the Classroom: Embiggening the Learning Experience with the Wisdom of Springfield.

Simpsonology Comes to Davis

Local author, Karma Waltonen will be putting the “Po-Mo into Postmodernism” this Wednesday evening at Bistro 33 in Davis as she and co-author Denise Du Vernay debut their book, The Simpsons in the Classroom: Embiggening the Learning Experience with the Wisdom of Springfield.

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Megan's Gift

Megan’s Gift

It’s a typical Thursday evening, as Megan Wilkinson begins to prepare dinner for her family of four: grilled cheese and pesto sandwiches. Then she receives the call from the hospital. Dinner plans change. (Dad takes over: tomato soup from the can.) Megan loads up her black bag, hops into her seafoam-green minivan, and turns down […]

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Faces of Davis

Faces of Davis

The first time I visited Davis, ten years ago to run in the Davis Stampede, I was breathless. And not just from all of that jogging. I was blown away by the charm of this little town. Now that I’m married with children, I’m even more grateful for the sense of community that flourishes here, […]

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