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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Author Archive: Special to The Enterprise

Davis Youth Flute Choir to perform Spring Concert

The Davis Youth Flute Choir will perform its annual Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, at the Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St. The flute choir will unveil plans for its tour to China in 2015 and this concert will mark the beginning of the group’s efforts to fundraise for that trip. Choir […]

See The Black Lillies at The Palms

Independent Music Award winners and Grand Ole Opry regulars The Black Lillies will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at The Palms Playhouse in Winters, 13 Main St. The Black Lillies have made a name for themselves and their rootsy Americana, and it is a name built on frontman Cruz Contreras’ expertise in songwriting. […]

Here’s a plan to save big on employee costs

By Greg Stovall I so enjoy our civic leaders’ use of that quaint term — “structural deficit” — like it is anything but fiscal mismanagement at its core. You arrive at such a dire crisis by spending more than you take in and you keep doing it year after year after year. They then pretend […]

Even a safe house needs boundaries

Dear Annie: I am very close to my 12-year-old grandson. His family life is not good, and since his parents live nearby, the boy is at my house more often than not. The problem is, he started sleeping with me when he was a baby and still does it. I have addressed this issue several […]

Catharine ‘Kay’ Lathrop

April 16, 1920 — March 8, 2014 Kay Lathrop passed away on March 8, 2014, surrounded by family following a chronic illness. Kay was born on April 16, 1920, in Milwaukee, to Martha Helen Todd Spalding and Daniel Herbert Lamb, the oldest girl among six siblings. Kay attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison, but […]

Fire crews gather for joint training

Crews from the Davis and UC Davis fire departments work together to reload hose on City Engine 31 following a multi-company drill Monday at Cranbrook Apartments in East Davis. The three-day training exercise will involve all three shifts and all fire companies from both agencies practicing responding to fires at multi-family residences. The drills provide an […]

A plea on the Bard’s birthday

By Daniel Burnett Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo? Sorry, Juliet. He’s hard to find on many college campuses. Wednesday, April 23, is accepted as William Shakespeare’s birthday, and on the Bard’s 450th, American higher education gives him about as much love as the Capulets gave the Montagues. Many top American universities don’t require students […]

Is it a bet?

Dear Annie: I am quite a bit overweight. My 29-year-old daughter is concerned that I might have a heart attack and die on her. Meanwhile, she has been smoking cigarettes since she was 16 years old. She said to me, “If you have gastric bypass surgery, I will quit smoking.” My sister says I should […]

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