Tis the season for merriment and joy, or if you prefer, for rampant consumerism, non-stop parties, seasonal exhaustion, and over-spending. Maybe a mixture of both. However you approach the holidays (or however they approach you) I’d argue its good to lighten up a bit, not take yourself too seriously, and laugh once in awhile. It’s […]
As part of our holiday celebrations, my family and I went looking for a tree to decorate this weekend at the Silveyville Pumpkin and Christmas Tree Farm on Silveyville Road in Dixon.
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 […]
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 […]
The UC Davis Arboretum Teaching Nursery is a Davis treasure. Tours, classes, family activities and the most wonderful plant sales are big attractions here. Last Saturday Robbin Thorpe professor emeritus of entomology, and Neal Williams, assistant professor of entomology, spoke to a chilly and windblown but enthusiastic group of gardeners about native pollinators and, in […]
2nd Friday ArtAbout December 9, 2011 2nd Friday ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in Downtown Davis and beyond. All events are free and open to the public. Many include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to converse with featured artists. For more information, visit www.davisdowntown.com, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. […]