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Sushi Lover

Sushi Lover

The lovely Katie Batchelor, a bus driver, allowed me to interview her as she was driving. Katie was gracious enough to not only let me interview her but to also laugh at my jokes. Katie is 21 years old and a third year at UC Davis. She balances working as a bus driver and majoring […]

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Send Drama Students to Scotland

Send Drama Students to Scotland

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and I was browsing the shelves of my local used stereo equipment, book and office supply store, also known as the SPCA Thrift Store, when I saw a familiar face.  Former Emerson teacher and current performer on the Americana music scene, Rita Hosking, didn’t have a guitar in hand, but she […]

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On the Eco-Friendly Bus

On the Eco-Friendly Bus

Hola! Today’s random rider is Alex Taylor. Alex is a bus service trainer. Thanks to him our bus drivers get us safely to our destinations! Alex is a recent UC Davis graduate. He majored in wildlife, fish and conservation biology and is a former intern of the Museum of Wildlife and Fish Biology. When he […]

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Send Me Walking & Win

Send Me Walking & Win

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and as I put together this 72nd Walking Bob blog entry, I need your help.  In the past, readers have suggested things they’d like me to look into and write about, like the houses traveling down Third Street shown above.  However, I need a new list of great ideas and what […]

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Big Irish Shindigs

Big Irish Shindigs

Hola! Today’s random rider is Janaye Pierce. She’s a fourth year at UC Davis and an English major with a minor in education. I met Janaye on an especially gloomy and windy day; however, the interview was nothing short of spirited and warm. Janaye and I were pleasantly surprised to learn that we are both […]

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Autumn Leaves in Davis

Autumn Leaves in Davis

Hi.  I’m walking Bob, and after 35 years in Southern California I had pretty well forgotten about the beauty of the changing of the seasons that has added so much color to Davis in recent weeks.  When I started to write this article, it was even more colorful, but the recent winds did their best […]

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