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  • High school boys soccer: Woodland maintains clean sheet for 2015
    published on Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:53:53 GMT
    Host Woodland thumped Our Lady of Guadalupe of Sacramento 11-0 in a non-league game with seven players contributing to the scoring. Senior forward Alec Bounnhangthavone recorded a hat trick to lead the way and the defense recorded its second shutout, having also blanked Fairfield 2-0 on Friday....
  • $220,000 fundraising campaign begins for Woodland United Way
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:19:36 GMT
    And the kickoff event was exactly that. Woodland Mayor Tom Stallard attempted - barefoot, no less - to kick a football over a chest-high goal post....
  • High school football: Woodland starts Brewster era with shutout of Dixon
    published on Sat, 29 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    It was his first game as a head varsity football coach, with a team of players he has only gotten to know since the calendar turned to 2015. But Michael Brewster was pretty sure he knew his Woodland Wolves well enough to anticipate what they would do Friday at Dixon....
  • High school football preview:
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:24:43 GMT
    One of the few highlights in last year's 3-7 season for the Pioneer High School Patriots was a big one, a 22-6 Halloween Night win over Woodland, breaking a four-game losing streak to the Wolves. But that was then....
  • High school football: Woodland has a new head coach and a different overall feel
    published on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 04:28:25 GMT
    After eight years under the watch of Bert Salinas, the Wolves have a new head coach in Michael Brewster, a 33-year-old Texan. After finishing last season with its main offensive weapon, then-sophomore running back/quarterback Nolan Dahler, sidelined with an ankle injury, Woodland has Dahler back and looking so good that Brewster says “he doesn't know it yet, but he's special.” After spending 2014 alternating between having underclassmen Dahler and Andy Penunuri Jr. take sna...
  • Mike Olvera amazed at his good fortune surviving fire at Destruction Derby
    published on Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:18:33 GMT
    Courtesy Mike Olvera gives a thumbs-up after being treated for burns at a Woodland-area hospital on Friday night after his truck caught fire at the Yolo County Fair Destruction Derby. After flames engulfed the cab of his mini-truck, Woodland Destruction Derby driver Mike Olvera used all his strength to escape the inferno....
  • Bob Dunning: Life, uh life will find a way
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:08:36 GMT
    INNOVATION CREATION a one of this paper's brilliant readers - aren't they all? - writes to say "The Ag Science that UC Davis likely to spin off for the Innovation Park is GMOs - Genetic Engineering. In light of this, many have suggested the below logo for the new Innovation Park."...
  • Morgana s on Main to open next month
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:46:03 GMT
    Construction continues on a new downtown Woodland eatery, Morgan's on Main. The business is expected to open sometime next month starting with a dinner menu....
  • Hometown favorites fill opening night at the Yolo County Fair
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:47:23 GMT
    With all the fair favorites packed into the Woodland fairgrounds, the five-day event brings everyone together for hometown fun. The fair is a celebration of everything Yolo County, from an the local bands to an exhibition of Yolo businesses, vendors, and farmers....
  • Youth Baseball: Woodland Higha s Treat is Yolo Post 77a s MVP
    published on Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Woodland High School's John Treat was named Yolo Post 77's MVP at the team's recent postseason awards banquet at Legion Hall. Treat was a pitcher and shortstop for Yolo, which had its season end last month with a loss to Santa Rosa in the Area 1 Tournament at Clark Field....
  • From the archives, 2000: DHS boys beat Woodland in epic hoops matchup
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 02:24:03 GMT
    There were so many superheros for the Davis High School boys' basketball team that the Woodland High gym looked like a meeting of the Justice League of America. Playing the Flash was Zeke Clayson, who usually does his damage with flashy passing, however, scored four points during a 10-second span in the final minute of the game....
  • Plenty of groundwater in Davis?
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:05:49 GMT
    The short answer: No, the aquifer system beneath Davis definitely shows signs of overdraft, and not because of the drought. Overdraft happens when more groundwater is pumped than can be replenished by recharge at the land surface, including from surface water bodies, and by lateral subsurface flow into the system....
  • Bob Dunning: Creative campaigning, Assembly-style
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:05:03 GMT
    When I announced my candidacy last week for a variety of elected positions, especially Bill Dodd's barely warm California Assembly seat, I was completely unprepared for the outpouring of support that would come my way. As I understand it, campaign advisers to both Dan Wolk and Don Saylor are in serious discussions over whether to remove their candidate from the race rather than suffer a humiliating and perhaps career-ending defeat....
  • Aeromodelers plan an indoor Fun Fly
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:03:48 GMT
    The public is invited to attend the Woodland Davis Aeromodelers' indoor Fun Fly from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at the Nor Cal Indoor Sports facility, 1460 Tanforan Ave. in Woodland....