Davis

Walther initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Richard Walther of Colfax was recently initiated at University of California, Davis into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate ...

Bring on the bike braggadocio; Auburn bests Davis

Auburn has bested Davis for a second straight year in per-capita bike-riding mileage. Davis, its flat, wide, straight streets built for biking, is home to the U.S. Bicycling Hall ...

Babich graduates from UC Davis

Erin Babich of Auburn graduated from University of California, Davis on Dec 14, 2013. Babich earned  a bachelor of arts in German (with an Outstanding), and minors in Global a ...

Reader Input: Lyme disease runs real risk

Thank you for your recent news story about Lyme-infected ticks in Placer County (“Local ticks found infected with Lyme disease organism,” Journal, Dec. 10). As the ar ...

Media Life: Auburn blows by Davis for regional cycling bragging rights

You’d think Davis would be wearing the yellow jersey when it comes to naming the community in the region that has the most diligent bike peddlers. But you’d be wrong i ...

36th annual Optimist softball all-star game is May 29 at Capital Christian

The Evening Optimist Club of Sacramento will hold the 36th annual High School Softball All-Star Game at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Capital Christian High School in Sacramento. Tickets co ...

Petaluma couple killed in I-80 big rig crash near Davis

  DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have released the identities of the two people killed in a fiery crash on a Northern California highway that occurred after the dr ...

Mountain lion that stalked Colfax hiker was healthy, had food in belly

A postmortem examination of a female mountain lion killed after stalking a hiker on the Stevens Trail near Colfax indicates the animal was healthy, not hunting for food for cubs an ...

Major rule change in harvesting abalone as season opens

Abalone season north of San Francisco Bay opened Sunday. Because of strong wind, however, few people were willing to brave really bouncy sea conditions and pry the prized shellfish ...

Baldoni's Big Night Sparks Falcons

COLFAX - Going into Friday night’s Colfax High-Davis football game, Falcons coach Tony Martello was more than pleased to have senior fullback Tom Baldoni back in action off the i ...

Auburn can be bicycle-friendly

One of the biggest draws for me to the Lake Tahoe/Truckee area is not only the beauty of the lakes and mountains but the energy and vibe of the people that live and visit there. Wh ...

Local stars suit up for Optimist showcase

Four football standouts will represent the foothills one more time this weekend at American River College. Offensive lineman Brandon Pope and wide receiver Cameron Southward, both ...

Fire chief enjoys dual careers of helping

Ian Gow must have been predestined to help people who are having really bad days. Gow has two jobs that deal with human trauma and there isn’t a better man for the position when ...

Sierra College losses nothing new

During the Sierra College board of trustees meeting Tuesday, I was dismayed to learn that during a period of increasing revenues, Sierra College administrators were beginning to sy ...

Wine buffs turn pro with dream acreage

When Mike and Diane Naggiar purchased acreage for a vineyard near the Placer-Nevada county line, their dream was to grow and sell wine grapes. Ten years later, they are not only ...