YOLO COUNTY NEWS

Lauren Keene

Stan’s the man

Pedestrians and vehicles pass “Stan the Submerging Man,” a sculpture by Finley Fryer, recently installed in front of the John Natsoulas Gallery on the corner of First and E streets. Stan was built in Dunsmuir by Fryer, who earned his bachelor of fine arts degree at UC Davis, in collaboration with Kirk LeClaire and Jayne […]

Learning sustainability

Maggie LaRochelle, a UC Davis graduate student in geography and a teaching assistant in Plant Science 49, shows new students Eric Sneathen, left, and Russell Todd how to pick leeks and trim them last Wednesday at the Student Farm. UCD used the event to celebrate the launch of a new undergraduate major — sustainable agriculture and food […]

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Pets of the week

Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Solitaire (No. 98012), a 5-month-old neutered male domestic short-haired cat with a black-and-white coat. A shelter spokesperson said he would do best as an only pet, but “picks and chooses […]

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Get out and play!

Students at César Chávez Elementary celebrated Worldwide Play Day on Friday. Students played Hula Houdini, Everyone’s It Tag, and Ball Wall Up and Over to get them excited for a new program coming to the school called Playworks. Parents, teachers, staff and students at Chávez will be trained to bring fun and a positive social […]

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Enterprise on Vacation photos

Oh the places you’ve been! Italy, Indonesia, Alaska, the Jersey Shore, national parks, historical sites and even a “tropical Davisville staycation!” were among this year’s Enterprise on Vacation destinations.

We wish we could show all of the photos we received on these two pages, but we do have all submissions featured on our website at http://www.davisenterprise.com.

And remember, it’s not too soon to start planning for next year’s contest. Pack up a paper when you go to San Francisco or Singapore, and be creative!

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Trackside construction

Fence posts line the Union Pacific Railroad tracks near downtown Davis on Thursday morning as work proceeds on a 3,800-foot-long fence that will prevent Olive Drive residents from crossing the tracks on foot and by bicycle. The construction is occurring despite pleas from city officials to postpone the project until an at-grade pedestrian crossing is designed to get people safely and conveniently from one […]

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