News: Local history

A collection of posts that shed a light on the city of Davis, California and the surrounding areas.

As the exhibit celebrating the centennial of the City of Davis enters its final weeks on display, we were inspired to add one more piece to it with the…

May 17, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara

Don’t miss the Library Open House from 11am-2pm on Picnic Day, this Saturday, April 22! All activities take place in the main lobby of Shields. Davis 1917-2017: Celebrating 100 Years…

April 20, 2017 • Jessica Nusbaum

Happy 100th birthday to the City of Davis which was incorporated exactly a century ago today on March 28, 1917! Prior to the city’s incorporation in 1917, the town’s citizens…

March 28, 2017 • Sara Gunasekara

One of our early winter storms this year has toppled a California’s giant: the iconic Pioneer Cabin Tree in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. The tree, more than an…

January 13, 2017 • Amy Azzarito