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  • Friday follow-ups and other news of note in Woodland to end the week
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:21:50 GMT
    I received a letter from George Wayrynen about the passing of Wallace "Ed" Dowell. Dowell died on Jan. 21, at his home, where he had been cared for by his wife of 33 years, Leanore....
  • Strictly Business: Bands for Boobs pin up shoot, Taco Tuesdays and Chamber installation
    published on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:52:05 GMT
    Pre-registration for Woodland's Team Cupcakes for the Cure annual Pin Up Pageant Photoshoot is now live, all proceeds from which go toward supporting breast cancer research. The organization raises money throughout the year with the photoshoot , a concert and auction in April and a pub crawl in October....
  • Wrestling: Woodland edged late again, this time by Yuba City in TCC dual meet finale
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:04:14 GMT
    A second-straight dual defeat decided in the last match of the night didn't matter much to Benny Acevedo, head coach of the Woodland High School wrestling team. Like last Thursday against Pioneer, the Wolves ceded a comeback Wednesday in a 39-34 loss to the host Honkers in the teams' Tri-County Conference finale....
  • James George Tingus
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:00:59 GMT
    Jan. 23, 2015 James George Tingus died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Born in Woodland in 1933 and raised in Davis, Jim was the son of Greek immigrants from Sparta....
  • 50 years since Ash Hall
    published on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:00:42 GMT
    Fifty years ago, we came together from across the country and from overseas to study at UC Davis. We were graduate students, almost all of us, and all males....
  • Places to watch the Super Bowl in Woodland on Sunday
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:31:26 GMT
    Not only will next year's Super Bowl be devoid of deflating discussions, it will be within one day's driving distance of Yolo County. From the county fairgrounds to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, home of both the San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl 50, is between 109 or 114 miles depending on which way you go....
  • Upcoming events for Saturday, Jan. 31
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:14:51 GMT
    Saturday, Jan. 31: 9 a.m. The Woodland Tree Foundation is holding a one-hour tree-planting workshop at Campbell Park, south of Collette Way and west of Matmor Road. The workshop features a "how-to" discussion, demonstration, and an opportunity for tree planting at the park by participants....
  • Author Cindy Sample to discuss book series at Woodland Library event
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:09:52 GMT
    Cindy Sample is an author who will discuss her experience of writing a bestselling series "The Laurel McKay Mysteries" at the Friends of the Library Author Event on Saturday, Feb. 7. The members-only reception begins at 9 a.m. and Sample's talk, open to the public, at 9:30. This event will be held at the library, 250 First St. in Woodland....
  • Boys basketball: Shots won't fall for Pioneer of Woodland in loss to River City
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:10:03 GMT
    Five days after they scored 87 points - a career-high 49 by Gabe Torres alone - in a double overtime loss at Inderkum, the Patriots were stymied by the size of host River City and lost 51-34 on Tuesday. "It was the complete opposite of the last game out, which was an offensive, free-wheeling, up and down kind of game....
  • Our Town: Busy weekend and an even busier week in Woodland
    published on Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:21:09 GMT
    I enjoyed the American Legion Post 77 Crab Feed this past Saturday. I'm always impressed at just how full Waite Hall can get when there's a popular function....
  • Bob Dunning: Just assume everyone thinks it's a good idea
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:40:30 GMT
    DEMOGRAPHIC MATHEMATICS a in a story about legislation recently introduced by Lois Wolk, it was noted that it is apparently supported by eight different subgroups of voters, including a majority of both men and women a now, the last time I checked, if something is supported by a majority of both men and women, it doesn't really matter where the other subgroups stand a WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE a since I noted last week that the city appears to have made a mistake on my new-and-improved water bill,...
  • Girls basketball roundup: Woodland Christian edges Pioneer in close game; Woodland falls to Yuba City
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:29:38 GMT
    Woodland Christian's Rebecca Williams tries to shot over Pioneer's Madison Bellin. Williams finished with 18 points and nine rebounds as the Cardinals held off the visiting Patriots at Yolo County Fairgrounds....
  • Wrestling: Woodland's Rodriguez medals at Tim Brown Memorial tourney
    published on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:32:39 GMT
    Woodland's Luis "Chucky" Rodriguez, far right, stands alongside fellow 113-pound medalists from the Tim Brown Memorial Wrestling Tournament at McClellan Air Force Base on Saturday. Woodland High School's Luis "Chucky" Rodriguez rolled to an eighth-place finish in the 113-pound weight class of the Tim Brown Memorial Wrestling Tournament at McClellan Air Force Base on Saturday....
  • Girls basketball: Pioneer can't keep up with Inderkum's pace
    published on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 22:57:41 GMT
    Pioneer's Makayla Tam and Madison Bellin battle Inderkum players for the ball on Friday. Pioneer lost the TCC game 82-32....
  • Wrestling: Rodriguez remains for Woodland at Tim Brown Memorial Tournament
    published on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:42:28 GMT
    One of four Woodland High School wrestlers sent to the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament on Friday continued to the second stage and day. In the last 20 seconds of his fifth match on the opening day, sophomore Luis "Chucky" Rodriguez turned a 1-0 deficit into a 5-1 win by decision to delay elimination....
  • Girls basketball: Pioneer pulls away from Woodland
    published on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:59:09 GMT
    Pioneer's Shanaijah Davison, left, attempts to score against Woodland's Emily King on Wednesday. Davison had 28 points in the Patriots' 54-46 win....
  • Girls basketball: Pioneer pulls away from Woodland
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:37:15 GMT
    Pioneer's Shanaijah Davison, left, attempts to score against Woodland's Emily King on Wednesday. Davison had 28 points in the Patriots' 54-46 win....
  • Girls basketball: Woodland JV just won't quit, remain unbeaten after 17 games
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:42:25 GMT
    Longtime local coach Dave England, right, talks with Woodland High School social studies teacher Brad Johnson during the Wolves' varsity loss to host Pioneer on Wednesday. England, a Wolves alum, has coached this year's JV team to a 17-0 record so far, assisted by Johnson....
  • Boys basketball: Pioneer holds off Woodland, 53-48
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 02:47:15 GMT
    Transfer Armando Madueno had 13 points and six rebounds in Pioneer's 53-48 win over Woodland, his former school. Another rivalry game with Woodland has come and gone and his Pioneer Patriots have gained another win in the series....
  • Wrestling: Pioneer tops Woodland for first dual win in rivalry since 2000s
    published on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:21:09 GMT
    Pioneer's Ricardo Villegas, holds down Woodland's Josh Elkins for the second-round pin Tuesday in the host Patriots' dual meet victory. Elkins earned praise from Wolves coach Benny Acevedo for withstanding Villegas for so long....