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JV/FROSH ROUNDUP: Will boys success translate?

Enterprise staff writer \n Cruising along at 19-5 (6-1 in Delta Valley Conference play) after splitting two games last week, Davis High junior varsity boys basketball coach Bob Silva took time to talk about how JV performance might someday translate to varsity success down the road. \n “It\’s very difficult to say … and that\’s […]

Bell\’s happy to be in California

Enterprise staff writer \n Weather permitting, violinist Joshua Bell will appear at the Mondavi Center on Wednesday in a recital that will feature violin sonatas by Johannes Brahms and Edvard Grieg, and a violin fantasy by Franz Schubert — all 19th century masters. \n Truth be told, the weather should pose no problems at this […]

Boylan says he\’ll be only temporary

Enterprise staff writer \n * Editor\’s note: This is the sixth in a series of stories profiling the 10 applicants for the Davis City Council. \n Paul Boylan has traveled to many places and loves returning home to Davis. \n Boylan, 54, is a practicing attorney and negotiations professor, who graduated from the UC Davis […]

UC, CSU face deep cuts but avoid fee hikes

The Associated Press \n SACRAMENTO — The chancellors of the University of California and California State University systems said Monday they don\’t plan to seek student fees increases this year, despite a state budget proposal that calls for more than $1.4 billion in combined cuts to higher education. \n But UC Chancellor Mark Yudof and […]

Speed, alcohol blamed in crash

Enterprise staff writer \n The UC Davis student who died after her car crashed into a Miller Drive home last month had a blood-alcohol content of 0.16, twice the state\’s legal limit for driving, authorities said. \n Sandra Adelin Garcia-Velazquez, 21, died at the scene of the Jan. 9 collision, where local police encountered damage […]

Betty Brockway Benton

\n Betty Brockway Benton died Jan. 23, 2011, in Woodland. She was 78. Betty was born Feb. 14, 1932, to Elmer and Ethel Brockway in Detroit, Mich. She attended Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw, Mich., and studied at Asbury Methodist College in Wilmore, Ky. On June 10, 1967, she married Parry C. Benton of […]

I\’m looking for long-lost cousins

Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland \n I am completing our family tree and I am eager to trace some of my ancestors in the California area. The U.S. family names are Eid and Moore and their ancestors would have left Ireland circa 1890. My last address for the Eid family was K Street in Davis. Some […]

Watney takes fifth in Phoenix

\n SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — After the frost-shortened first day of the Phoenix Open, Davis High graduate Nick Watney had played five holes and was one over par. \n But while the weather in Phoenix stayed cold — frost also delayed the second round and the tournament wasn\’t finished until Monday — Watney caught fire. The […]

Aggie club team hosts national power UCSB

Enterprise staff writer \n The setting was idyllic. \n The birds were chirping, the temperature was straining to reach 70 degrees for the first time in a dog\’s age. \n A crowd of almost 250 folks eventually made themselves comfortable as the sun shined brightly \n and the cows mooed their approval from a nearby […]

2 Former DHS lax players squared off Sunday

Enterprise staff writer \n The almost 300 lacrosse fans in attendance for the early-season club showdown between UC Davis and visiting UC Santa Barbara were treated to a devil of a time — a Blue Devil of a time. \n As the Gauchos and Aggies mixed it up, there were two former Davis High midfielders […]

Financial aid is available for recreation

Special to The Davis Enterprise \n Each year, the city of Davis continues its dedication to recreation programming by offering the Fee Subsidy Scholarship Program. \n For more than 25 years, the city has provided a scholarship fund specifically for recreation programming for those who meet income limits. This scholarship can be used by anyone […]

All the world\’s a stage

Enterprise staff writer \n Allen Carlson loves Shakespeare. So much so, in fact, that he and his wife Deanna Johnson are longtime patrons of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, traveling there twice a year to catch some of the Bard\’s plays. \n And because he wants to share that passion with his sixth-grade students […]

Rodgers wants a chance to repeat

The Associated Press \n DALLAS — Theres no better excuse for a short nights sleep than winning a Super Bowl. \n A bleary-eyed Aaron Rodgers glanced at the Vince Lombardi Trophy this morning and talked about collecting a few more. So did his coach, Mike McCarthy. \n Rodgers led the Green Bay Packers to a […]

Academic Decathletes advance

Enterprise staff writer \n FAIRFIELD — Davis High School will represent Yolo County in the state Academic Decathlon in Sacramento next month after posting the highest score in the county at the regional decathlon over the weekend. \n In a competition at Rodriguez High School in Fairfield that featured 20 teams from four counties, Davis […]

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