Robyn Dobson, The Daily Democrat

Robyn Dobson

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Recent articles by Robyn:

Board of Supervisors approve 15 members to serve on first Youth Commission

Earlier this week, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors approved the appointment of 15 teenagers who will serve as the inaugural members of the Yolo Youth Commission. → Read More

Yolo County sees significant spikes in levels of COVID-19, influenza and RSV

Since early November, Yolo County’s COVID-19 case rate has increased 72% from 4.7 per 100,000 people per day to 8.1. → Read More

Yolo County Board of Supervisors holds American Rescue Plan funding appreciation event

Earlier this week, the Yolo County Board of Supervisors hosted a special event for Congressional Representatives John Garamendi, Mike Thompson and Doris Matsui for their instrumental part in securi… → Read More

Dunnigan man returned to Yolo County after fleeing to Mexico to avoid murder charges

A suspect has been returned to Yolo County to face charges for a murder that took place over 10 years ago. → Read More

Madrigal Dinner to return to California Agricultural Museum, folk music jam session at UC Davis

The 54th annual Madrigal Dinner will be returning this year at the California Agricultural Museum in Woodland. → Read More

Yolo County Elections Office issues second unofficial Nov. 8 general election update

The next unofficial election update will be Tuesday, Nov. 22, by 5 p.m. → Read More

Yolo County supervisor to hold Christmas toy drive

Supervisor Angel Barajas is set to once again hold his annual Christmas toy drive for Yolo County youth. → Read More

Yolo County public health officials urge residents to take precautions against respiratory viruses

The Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency is urging residents to protect themselves against respiratory viruses this winter as health experts predict this year’s flu season to be much worse … → Read More

Yolo County Public Defender’s Office to hold toy drive

The Yolo County Public Defender’s Office is asking for toy donations as their Racial Justice Committee is set to host a holiday toy drive aimed at benefiting families impacted by the criminal legal… → Read More

Great Bear Vineyards offers scenic views, award-winning wines in Davis

Nestled on the edge of northern Davis, at the end of a tree-lined driveway between rows of vineyards, sits the missionary-style winery of Great Bear Vineyards. → Read More

Annual Holiday Market returns to Pence Gallery, new show set to open at DMTC

The Davis Musical Theatre’s Young Performer’s Theatre showing of Disney’s “Descendants: The Musical” is set to open Nov. 19. → Read More

Where to dine in Davis

Black Frog Coffee Offering coffee and espresso drinks, Black Frog Coffee is a family-owned cafe offering breakfast and lunch items. With classics like the cappuccino, latte and mocha and specialty … → Read More

Veterans Day ceremony in Woodland honors service members

A sizable crowd gathered out front the Historic Yolo County Courthouse — located at 725 Court St. in Woodland — as they listened to speakers, observances and music courtesy of the Yolo Community Ba… → Read More

Yolo Farm to Fork names new director of programs

Dr. Lisa Daniels, who brings both educational and nonprofit leadership to her role, will be responsible for developing and implementing educational programming and supervising all staff and activit… → Read More

Bohart Museum continues to help educate the public and support research

The Bohart Museum of Entomology on the UC Davis campus has the seventh largest insect collection in North America, totaling more than seven million specimens of terrestrial and freshwater arthropod… → Read More

Yolo County Board of Supervisors allocate more funds to basic income pilot project

The Yolo County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to allocate $550,000 of American Rescue Plan funds towards the Yolo Basic Income Project. → Read More

Thriving Pink to open new office in downtown Davis

The new office, which will be located at 501 2nd St., will support all Yolo County residents, allowing those to walk into a comfortable space when they may have questions or are just looking for su… → Read More

Winters Theatre Company to hold Ten Minute Holiday Play Festival, new exhibit at The Barn Gallery

Tickets are on sale for the Davis Musical Theatre Company’s performance of “A Christmas Carol the Musical.” → Read More

Yolo County releases outcome report for Mental Health and Addiction Intervention Courts

The 2021-22 Mental Health Court and Addiction Intervention Court Outcomes Report found that the programs resulted in a reduction of state and local hospital bed days and jail bed days and a signifi… → Read More

UC Davis announces theme for annual Picnic Day event

UC Davis’s annual open house event Picnic Day is set to be held on April 15, 2023 with the newly announced theme “Ignite Our Moment,” meant to showcase and celebrate the passion of the UC Davis stu… → Read More