Davis

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 ...

Long-time M.D. honored by community

During his nearly six decades practicing medicine, he made his share of house calls and was available around the clock. And often he’d dispense a little humor along with the pres ...

Riecks steps right in at Davis

Had things gone as UC Davis coach Sandy Simpson envisioned, Kasey Riecks would have grown into a starting role with the Aggies’ women’s basketball team — eventually. “Even ...

Juric a nice fit at Davis

UC Davis women’s basketball coach Sandy Simpson calls Lauren Juric “an unusual player.” And he means it as a compliment. Juric, a 2007 graduate of Bear River High, is a 6-f ...

Hornets snap skid at Davis

DAVIS — As usual, his contributions were hardly highlight-reel material. Still, Bill Sherman was at the forefront of it all. As the Sacramento State football team’s nose guar ...

Denham in the middle of Causeway

UC Davis’ fate in Saturday’s 55th Causeway Classic will have a lot to do with the powerful right arm of Greg Denham. The Aggies’ first-year starter at quarterback is thrivin ...

Denham’s debut put on hold

DAVIS — It’s been 966 days since Greg Denham started a football game. So you can imagine the yearning the UC Davis sophomore will feel next Saturday when the Aggies march onto ...