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Vacaville High School swimming sweeps Fairfield

Vacaville High School swimming sweeps Fairfield

Vacaville High School swimming sweeps Fairfield
TheReporter.com
By Reporter Staff Vacaville's boys had several solid swims, including two individual wins by Pierre Archambeau (100-yard backstroke, 200 individual medley). Other winning times came from freshman Glenn Abernethy (100-yard butterfly), Joe Riggert (100 ...

UC Davis professor receives $4.8M to fight child obesity in Central Valley

UC Davis professor receives $4.8M to fight child obesity in Central Valley

DAVIS - UC Davis professor Adela de la Torre, a national expert on Chicano and Latino health issues, today received a five-year, $4.8 million federal grant to discover the best ways to help Mexican-heritage children in California maintain healthy weights.

The study, called "Ninos Sanos, Familia Sana" (Healthy Children, Healthy Family), will take place in the Central Valley towns of Firebaugh and San Joaquin.

"More than four in every 10 children born to parents of Mexican heritage are overweight or obese, and therefore at greater risk of early diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease," said de la Torre.

UC Davis to offer new olive oil production classes in May

UC Davis to offer new olive oil production classes in May

DAVIS - Two new olive-oil production courses will be offered May 10 and 11 at the University of California, Davis, coordinated by the UC Davis Olive Center.

The courses are open to the public, with a registration of $285 per person for each. More information and registration are available online at: http://olivecenter.ucdavis.edu/.

The first course will focus on the Business of Olive Oil Production. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at the UC Davis Conference Center. The second course, titled Quality Olive Oil Production, will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:20 p.m.

Vacaville High School's class of 1966 to gather Aug. 13

Vacaville High School's class of 1966 to gather Aug. 13

Vacaville High School's Class of 1966 to gather on Aug. 13
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Vacaville High School's Class of 1966 is holding its 45th year reunion from 5 to 10 pm, Aug. 13 at the Pippo Ranch on Cantelow Road in Vacaville. It will be casual dress, outdoor event that will be combined with the Vaca High Alumni Association ...

UC Davis students to get inside look at wine industry April 18

UC Davis students to get inside look at wine industry April 18

DAVIS - An insider's glimpse of the wine industry will be offered Monday, April 18, by William "Bill" Price, owner of Durell Vineyards, during a special presentation at UC Davis' Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science.

Price's lecture, titled "Don't put your name on the label: Hard-earned lessons about making wine in the wine business," will be given from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the institute's Silverado Vineyards Sensory Theater.

UC Davis alumni events planned for Picnic Day April 16

UC Davis alumni events planned for Picnic Day April 16

DAVIS - The Cal Aggie Alumni Association (CAAA) will host a number of events on Picnic Day, Saturday, April 16, including a cooking demonstration by UC Davis alumnus and celebrity Chef Martin Yan.

Vintage Aggies Wine Tasting
Friday, April 15
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center
Alumni, parents and the entire Aggie community can kick off the Picnic Day weekend by sampling delicious wines from a number of Aggie winemakers. Featured wineries and breweries at this event include: Georg Rafael Vineyards, Mark Moretti Winery, Mendocino Brewing Company, Rominger West Winery, Spoto Wines and Sudwerk Brewery.
$15 for CAAA and Parent Association Members
$20 for Nonmembers
Adults 21 and over only

28th Annual Picnic Day Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, April 16
7:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Woodland Poly announces Fall athletic program leaders

Woodland Poly announces Fall athletic program leaders

WOODLAND - Tuesday the Woodland Polytechnic Academy announced the leaders of the school’s Fall athletic programs. The tuition-free independent charter high school will focus on providing students multiple educational pathways including skills needed to move to higher education and the world of work. The school is currently enrolling students and is scheduled to open this Fall.

The school’s Fall athletic programs will be led by:

  • Athletic Director, Tim Noha
  • Head Volleyball Coach, Sara Garcia-Marks
  • Head Soccer Coach, Augustin Rodriguez
  • Head Football Coach, Steve Marks, Jr.
  • Head Cheer Coach, Kari Powell

“Healthy minds and bodies are an integral part of a student’s learning experience. Woodland Poly will offer a premier athletic program with coaches who have excelled at collegiate and professional sport levels.