From the ground up: Farm-fresh ice cream from the Eatwell Icebox

Nigel Walker, the brain behind Dixon-based Eatwell Farm, is continually thinking of ways to increase the consumption of healthy, organic foods. He has hundreds of Community Supported Agriculture members from San Francisco to Sacramento, and he offers days at the farm, where his CSA members can not only pick organic tomatoes or strawberries but also […]

What’s happening for youths

Friday * Kids between the ages of one and 12 are invited to Friday Night Live from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the city of Davis Gymnastics and Dance Center. For a $5 fee, children can work on gymnastics skills, jump on the trampoline and more. Gymnastics and dance staff will be available for coaching questions, supervision […]

University Covenant Nursery School celebrates a decade in Davis

The children at University Covenant Nursery School seem to think Amy Duffy has a pretty special job — not to mention one she’s quite good at. Often one of the first people to greet students when they arrive at the school, Duffy will hold the door open for them as they enter. “A lot of […]

Teen Health Awareness Club focuses on sugary beverages

Last year, the Davis High School Teen Health Awareness Club created an Alternative to Soda Day to highlight the detrimental effects of long-term consumption of sodas and other sugary beverages. The event, held at Davis High during lunch in April, featured club members handing out donated water bottles, challenging students to match beverages to the […]

Ask the Expert: How to publicize your event in The Davis Enterprise

Enterprise staff We at The Davis Enterprise are dedicated to promoting activities that will enrich our community. But as we strive to help publicize events offered by local organizations, we have a responsibility to all of our readers to provide news that is balanced, timely and newsworthy. Thus, the basic criteria for deciding what will be […]

Ask the Expert: University Honda

Original Equipment Tires vs. Non-originals Original Equipment (OE) Tires During the development of your vehicle, Honda engineers worked closely with the original equipment tire manufacturer to develop a tire that optimizes all the performance attributes of your vehicle. Extensive testing was done in the lab, on the track, and on the road to ensure that […]

Ask the Expert: Casa Verde Designs

When selecting surface materials for a new construction or remodel project, consumers sometimes steer away from ceramic tile. Although tile has been used in interior design since antiquity, in recent years, this material has gained a reputation for being cold and hard, for being difficult to clean, hard to install and remove, easy to stain and […]

Ask the Expert: Loans with Yolo Federal Credit Union

Whether it’s for personal or business needs, it’s likely you’ve either taken out a loan or have considered it in the past. When it comes to making large purchases, such as starting and running a business or owning your own home, securing a loan is a crucial part of the process. But, that’s not the […]

Ask the Expert: Fleet Feet Davis

Training with Fleet Feet Fleet Feet Sports in Davis is a locally-owned and operated running and fitness specialty store that features footwear, apparel, and accessories for running, walking, yoga, and other fitness activities. As one of a national franchise with 122 locations across the country, Fleet Feet is one of the oldest, having opened in […]

Ask the Expert: BY DESIGN

12 Tips For A Successful Remodel! By Elma Gardner By Design Remodeling an existing home can prove challenging but with some foresight, common sense and the following tips you can eliminate most of the potential problems before you start the project. Tip 1. Proper planning. Use a design professional to plan your project. Make sure […]

Ask the Expert: Blue Fountain Water

When River Water Hits our Taps Special to The Enterprise Q. Will I still need a water softener when we switch over to river water in a few years? A. Davis currently has 20 wells that supply water to our community. When Sacramento River water becomes our source of water, most of the wells will […]

Ask the Expert: Caring for Women Wellness Center

FAQs about Menopause (From a Regional Expert!) Questions and answers with Dr. Michael Goodman 1. How do I know if I am (peri-) menopausal? “Menopause” is the time of a woman’s final menstrual period. Of course, the only way to know if it is your “final” is to see if any more follow. By definition, 12 […]

Ask the Expert: MAK DESIGN + BUILD

What is Design+Build Remodeling? Juliana Tadano MAK DESIGN + BUILD The design+build model is an integrated approach to building that combines all of the stages of a project under one roof. The design team and the construction team work together from start to finish and are in communication with the client about their expectations, budget, […]

Ask the Expert: Dixon Landscape Materials

Great Landscaping Starts Here… Landscape is divided up into hardscape and softscape. These areas are defined in terms of drainage. Hardscape is patios, sidewalks, buildings, thick fences, swimming pools, small buildings — places with no exposed earth for drainage. Softscape is those areas like lawn and garden where there is exposed ground to afford drainage. Hardscape […]