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HOLIDAYS2: Santa Claus is comin’ to town: The best toys to get for children on the nice list

By Diane Schlindwein Special to The Enterprise With the holidays on the horizon, chances are that Santa and his helpers are already gearing up for Christmas Eve. And this season, good girls and boys of all ages have much to look forward to come Christmas morning, according to toy expert Christopher Byrne. Byrne, who is […]

On the bench

Amy Swanson, left, and Taimur Khan take a seat at the Toad Hollow Dog Park as their 3-year-old chocolate Lab, Bradley, chases after Kona, a 2-year-old husky. The park’s new canine-themed bench was made by Wes Horn, a 2005 Davis High graduate, and commissioned by the Fisher family in memory of George Fisher (1949-2014), their “beloved father, grandfather and […]

Long shadow at life’s end

Justice can be swift and severe, as this pigeon found out the hard way. It served as a snack for an eagle-eyed hawk, who feasted on the bird’s carcass on a lower roof at the new Yolo County Courthouse last Thursday. Enterprise photographer Fred Gladdis spotted the bird of prey from a window on the fifth […]

Navy aviation mechanic soars to new heights

Not many students who graduate from Davis schools choose to enlist in the military. However, when both grandfathers, your dad and your older sister have joined, the odds are likely to go up.

“As far as I know, there has been at least one member from every generation of my family that has served,” said Shelby Hurley (née Brackett), a 2011 Davis High School graduate. Hurley is an aviation electrician’s mate in the U.S. Navy.

“I remember her senior year when she announced to me that she would be joining the Navy once she graduated,” said Angelo Moreno, DHS music teacher and orchestra director. “She was so full of excitement and anticipation for the future.”

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