News: Local history

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

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Ukiah, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1949. Did…

May 8, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara

Our previous Then & Now feature found us at the corner of 2nd & G Streets in Davis. Traveling further east on 2nd Street, we’ll come to our next…

April 21, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara

This week’s feature in our Theater Thursday series takes us to Marysville, California. The image below, from our Eastman Originals Collection, was taken in 1945. Did…

March 13, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara

Can you venture a guess as to the location of this building? This installment of Then & Now takes us further east on 2nd Street to the northwest corner…

February 24, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara

This installment of our Then & Now series takes us to an off campus location, the Varsity Theatre. The reinforced concrete building located at 616 2nd Street in Davis…

February 12, 2014 • Sara Gunasekara

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the route of the Lincoln Highway. Did you know that the Lincoln Highway traveled through Davis? The highway entered Davis…

October 31, 2013 • Sara Gunasekara