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School celebrates international heritage

North Davis Elementary will host its 26th annual international potluck from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in the school multipurpose room, 555 E. 14th St. Participants will celebrate the fact that of more than 600 students enrolled at North Davis, 183 have a language other than English in their background, which include 25 […]

From field to fork: Finding sustainable seafood in Davis

When you shop for fish, what are you looking for? I’d venture that freshness heads the list for most people, and price can quickly enter into the equation. But fish stocks around the world are being devastated by overfishing and devastating practices, and certain fish might have undesirable levels of mercury or PCBs. To an […]

What’s happening for youths

Saturday * The Davis High School Jazz Choir hosts the “Everybody Dance Now” dance competition in the Brunelle Performance Hall, 315 W 14th St. To enter the competition, purchase tickets or receive additional information, email DHScandance@gmail.com. Wednesday, Oct. 17 * Parents and students can receive tips on the college admissions process at a parent information […]

Kids in the News: Congratulations to Boys and Girls State delegates

The American Legion and American Legion Auiliary, Yolo Post 77, recognized this year’s Boys and Girls State delegates during a special recognition meeting last month. The post and auxiliary sponsor students’ participation in Boys and Girls State each year, promoting leadership and training in the U.S. government process. Delegates are active participants and become part of […]

Eagle Scout project is one to bee-hold

Special to The Enterprise It wasn’t about mending fences, but building one. As his Eagle Scout project, 17-year-old Derek Tully of Davis planned, organized and built a state-of-the-art fence around the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, a half-acre pollinator garden at UC Davis. The public garden, adjacent to the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research […]

University Farm Circle honors scholarship recipients

Eight UC Davis students received scholarships from the University Farm Circle at the organization’s annual Fall Tea, held Wednesday at the Alumni & Visitors Center on the UCD campus. The scholarships are presented to junior, senior and re-entry students demonstrating high scholastic achievement, leadership, community service, high goals and volunteerism. The recipients’ names are engraved […]

Dylan Lee blogs about sports

Dylan Lee is a sports fan, pure and simple. He loves to play sports, particularly hockey and golf. He watches sports on TV and in person. He reads about sports all the time, including Sports Illustrated and Golf magazines, and now he’s blogging about sports. Not all that many ninth-graders seek out ways to get […]

Name droppers: 100-year-old Winters’ man joins 8th Assembly District’s Century Circle

Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, D-Davis, welcomed Gene Caselli of Winters into the 8th Assembly District’s Century Circle on Sept. 18. Caselli, who turned 100 years old this year, is a longtime Winters resident and farmer. Born in 1912, Caselli met his wife Marion in San Jose in 1937. The Casellis moved to Winters in 1955, where […]

Heart of the Home tour slated for Oct. 20

Six Yolo County homes will be open for viewing during this fall’s Heart of the Home Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. The tour benefits the Elderly Nutrition/Meals on Wheels Program. Guests will have the opportunity to view new and remodeled kitchens and living areas, and sample food from selected restaurants […]

Creating lasting memories from recycled material

Aaron Sikes has been digging about in the garbage for years — in fact, since he was a child, when his parents taught him of the wondrous things that can be created from such an endeavor. “Growing up, my sister and I had some great costumes because Mom and Dad made time to invent and […]

Name droppers: Tollefson receives honors for head and neck surgery

Travis Tollefson, associate professor of otolaryngology at UC Davis Health System, has received an Honors Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the academy’s 2012 annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The Honors Awards recognize extensive meritorious service to the academy through the presentation of instructional courses and scientific papers, and […]

From the Ground Up: More than fried green tomatoes in Birmingham

Georgeanne is in southern France where, as she says, even the simplest food is extraordinary. While she’s there, I’m taking the opportunity to write about food in the American South. Although my roots are in North Carolina, I’ve been visiting Birmingham, Ala., a city entirely a product of the post-Civil War period, the intersection of […]

What’s happening for youths

Wednesday * The Sacramento-Davis chapter of Amigos de las Americas will host an informational meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Families are invited to come and learn more about the program, which sends high school students on service-oriented trips to Latin America during the […]

Rec Report: City program ensures recreation for all

By Jamie Elliott Yes, it’s true, the 2012 summer recreation season is officially over, but when you work for the city of Davis in the Recreation Division, like I have the pleasure of doing, it’s almost impossible to get away from thinking about summer: You are either evaluating the one behind you or planning for […]

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