Bob Wademan puts down his shears at Continental Barbers

Bob Wademan had a loyal following at his tiny, two-chair barbershop on Elm Street in Woodland. Lots of of the shoppers at Continental Barbers experienced been coming to Wademan for a long time. And that should be predicted since Wademan has been slicing hair given that 1963.



Bob Wademan of Continental Barbers in Woodland had put down his shears. Wademan officially retired last Saturday after about 57 years of cutting hair at his shop on Elm Street. JIM SMITH-DAILY DEMOCRAT


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Bob Wademan of Continental Barbers in Woodland experienced set down his shears. Wademan formally retired past Saturday following about 57 a long time of cutting hair at his shop on Elm Road. JIM SMITH-Daily DEMOCRAT

Actually, the only time he took a “break” was when he was drafted to serve in the Vietnam War. But usually, Wademan could typically be found most days standing driving his shaggy customers, clipping absent — in some cases as others waited their flip in the small one particular-space enterprise that confronted Woodland Ford.

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The barbershop itself is festooned with mementos for situations earlier, such as pictures of household, pals, shoppers, and dozens of curios, this sort of as American flags, plaques (such as these from the Countrywide Rifle Affiliation and a single designed out of turkey feathers), cartoons and drawings.

Previous Saturday, Wademan — sporting a bright-blue facemask covered with photographs of deer or elk — retired, bringing to an close a further Woodland institution. He closed his doorways and will invest the coming weeks packing up and storing his memories. The home alone is for sale, but Wademan does not know what programs there are for the developing.

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Yolo Farm to Fork not too long ago reported that with assistance from Woodland’s The Foodstuff Entrance, three neighborhood corporations have served increase $70,000 towards a goal aim of $100,000 to build new edible university gardens, sustaining 10 present college guards, furnishing lecturers and pupils with backyard-to-classroom components (whilst in distance understanding, and bringing far more garden and farm-contemporary fruits and greens to faculty get-n-go foods. Those people corporations stepping up ended up Raley’s, Nugget Marketplaces and Syngenta.

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Ten nonprofit social support teams in Yolo County have received grants totaling $14,500 from a fund founded by Congregation Guess Haverim, Jewish Fellowship of Davis. The Biberstein Social Motion Fund was set up in 2002 to honor longtime Davis inhabitants Ernie and Hannah Biberstein for their contributions to neighborhood support and social justice. The fund sponsors attempts to tackle difficulties connected to poverty, discrimination, abuse and neglect.

The following businesses have been funded: Empower Yolo, Fourth and Hope, Interfaith Rotating Wintertime Shelter, Make it Occur for Yolo County, Foods on Wheels Yolo County, Multicultural People Rock, NorCal Trykers, Particular Care Pantry (Woodland United Methodist Church), STEAC, and Suicide Avoidance of Yolo County.

Fourteen businesses utilized for grants this calendar year with requests totaling $27,025.

The winners, who ended up picked out by a committee of Bet Haverim users, will be acknowledged at a ceremony at the Guess Haverim Religious School in Davis in January. Biberstein Social Action Fund awards are presented per year on the foundation of proposals created

to the synagogue committee.

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Mark Anderson more than at the Sacramento Enterprise Journal seemed at what the potential holds now that voters have defeated the Davis Innovation & Sustainability Campus, which would have annexed 187 acres future to the metropolis. The project would have been a enterprise park of 2.65 million square feet of produced house in an all-electric investigate campus, but Davis needs an affirmative vote of the community to annex land, and the DISC job received only 47.7% in favor.

Dan Ramos, vice president of Ramco Homes LP informed Anderson that it was “… disappointing. We put a whole lot of time and a great deal of funds into the task. We felt definitely very pleased of the product or service we came up with there. We really do not know what we are going to do. We have no strategies to carry it back again at this time. The voters have spoken.”

Ramos advised Anderson he may perhaps take into consideration planting almond trees due to the fact the properties close to that land east of Mace Boulevard have also gone into almond creation.

The aspect of the story I uncovered intriguing had been the feedback from John Hodgson, who is the most important developer of the 351-acre  Research & Technologies Park remaining regarded as for Woodland. If all goes in accordance to plan, the city of Woodland could Ok a ultimate plan in May well. “I was astonished it did not pass, but not absolutely stunned. It is hard to do jobs in Davis,” Hodgson advised Anderson of the Davis vote.

Hodgson tried to build something similar to the Analysis & Know-how Park in Davis several years back and also observed the idea go down in defeat.

When talking to the Woodland City Council a couple of months in the past, Hodgson said even however the Davis and Woodland initiatives could have most likely been competitors, if equally projects were undertaken, it would be a robust earn for the area as it would have established ample business and study room for organizations that want to be close to UC Davis.

Now, maybe some of people corporations that might have gone to Davis will be fascinated in coming to Woodland.

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The California Point out Association of Counties — the voice of California’s 58 Counties — is thanking Yolo County Crisis Medical Expert services Administrator Kristin Weivoda for her services to her County, our Association, and all of California.

Weivoda has worked tirelessly to carry counties collectively on essential problems, which include COVID-19 data accumulating and plan concerns with other community safety companies. Her testimony has assisted enhance laws, protect county Unexpected emergency Health care Products and services authority and safeguard sufferers. In addition to her contributions to CSAC, Weivoda has also served as Quick Previous President of the Crisis Medical Expert services Administrators’ Association of California.

Weivoda’s support to CSAC and to California was not long ago regarded with a Circle of Company Award. This award is a way for CSAC to recognize county officials, staff and other affiliation-affiliated members whose company to our Association and membership has been considerably over and past the norm.

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Elsewhere in The Democrat, you have in all probability read through about how Woodland City Councilwoman Xochitl Rodriguez was honored as just one of the area’s leading “40 Beneath 40” by the Sacramento Business Journal. Also recognized consequently far is William Swearingen, who is associate director of manufacturing of Clark Pacific, which has a big production operation in Woodland.

Swearingen, age 35, has an MBA from UC Berkeley and an engineering administration degree from the United States Military Academy at West Stage.

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A correction on a Just Enterprise column of a number of months earlier. I improperly documented in the print editions of The Democrat that concerning the loss of life of Alzada Knickerbocker, her husband, Stan Forbes had also handed away. That was a producing slip on my section. Stan is pretty substantially alive and kicking, and however functioning the Avid Reader in Sacramento. Stan is also however an lively member of the Davis group. I’m sorry about the error.

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