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What’s happening for youths

Friday * The city of Davis hosts a Halloween dance for junior high school students from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased at the Community Services Office, 600 A St. To be admitted to the dance, students must have a ticket, […]

College admissions expert to speak at Davis High

College admissions expert Sally Springer, associate chancellor emerita at UC Davis, will speak to parents and students Wednesday evening in the Davis High School library, 315 W. 14th St. Springer’s presentation, beginning at 7:30 p.m., will be on “Calming the College Admissions Frenzy: Eight Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them.” The talk will cover […]

Little acts of kindness

Students in a couple of Birch Lane Elementary School classes have been practicing little acts of kindness this year and having a lot of fun in the process. Recently, students in Brian Bennett’s third-grade class baked zucchini bread in class. Unfortunately, it came out of the oven right about 2:30 p.m., when students in the […]

Helping hands: Eagle Scout projects benefit Harper, Holmes

When Garrett Dawson got word that Harper Junior High School was looking for someone who could build a small store on campus where leadership students could sell everything from school supplies to Harper sweatshirts, he knew he’d found just the project for his Eagle Scout award. The Harper eighth-grader had been planning for years to […]

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 […]

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