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Readers’ Choice: Best coffee

1. Peet’s * 1411 W. Covell Blvd., Davis; 530-750-5085 * 231 E St., Davis; 530-747-2064 2. Starbucks 3. Mishka’s Honorable mention: Common Grounds, Dutch Bros.

Girl Scouts celebrate special day with seniors

The 101st birthday of Girl Scouts was celebrated in style at Atria Covell Gardens earlier this month with two things that go together perfectly: ice cream and Girl Scout cookies. Seniors at Covell Gardens had invited area Girl Scouts to join them for an ice cream social in honor of the day Juliette Gordon Low […]

Birch Lane kids get reading rewards

Birch Lane Elementary School Principal Kathy Tyzzer told students if they read 10,000 picture books during February, she would dye her hair blue. Teacher Brian Bennett said he would shave off his beard — and he hasn’t gone clean-shaven in 10 years. Students responded by reading not 10,000 picture books, but by reading 13,275 picture […]

Twelve for $40: The Mediterranean diet is quite compatible with Yolo County

A Spanish medical study released in late February links the Mediterranean diet to a dramatically lower risk of strokes. That’s good medical news and great dining news, especially if you’re already a fan of eating local — the climate in Davis lends itself beautifully to the Mediterranean diet. The Davis Food Co-op will be offering […]

What’s happening for youths

Today * Harper Junior High School hosts its annual Open House featuring food trucks and live music performed in the quad by students. Food trucks, including Fuzion Eatz, Addison’s Originals and Off the Mapp Espresso, will donate a portion of proceeds to Harper. Food will be for sale beginning at 5:45 p.m. and the open […]

One step at a time: Special teen inspires DHS teammates

At first sight, Nate Petersen may seem like a typical Davis kid who grew up playing AYSO soccer, experiencing those first terrifying steps in the hallways of a junior high school and participating in numerous extracurricular activities in high school.

And while many of these regular childhood adventures come easy for most Davis kids, Nate also has had to deal with one of the most …

Harper student competes in pageant

Emma-Shane Cowan, a student at Harper Junior High School in Davis, was selected recently to participate in the 2013 Miss Teen Sacramento/Stockton pageant competition, which will take place Sunday, April 7. Emma, a Woodland resident, will compete in the Miss Jr. Teen division, one of four divisions that will feature girls and teens ages 7-19 competing […]

What’s happening for youths

Friday The Annual Father-Daughter Dance benefiting the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at the El Macero Country Club. Tickets are $35 for dinner, dessert and dancing and may be purchased at the dental offices of James Meinert, 604 Third St.; The Avid Reader, 605 Second St.; or at El Macero Country Club. Dress […]

‘America at War’ project gives students new perspective

The grainy footage played in the multipurpose room at Da Vinci Charter Academy on Friday showed tiny bodies on stretchers being quickly unloaded from a helicopter and rushed away by U.S. military medics. Then, Vietnam War veteran Gilbert Gonzalez appeared on screen to explain the scene he had filmed more than 40 years before. A […]

Davis students celebrate launch of new magazine

By Maggie McManis Enterprise correspondent Not every day do you hear of a 16-year-old high school student who is a CEO of a nonprofit organization assembled by her peers. But Da Vinci High student Shelby Ziccardi contradicts that assumption. The World Spectra magazine was founded in August with the notion of changing the world. No, […]

Register soon for UCD summer youth programs

Registration begins at noon Wednesday for summer youth programs offered by UC Davis Campus Recreation and Unions. A diverse range of camps, classes, trips and swimming lessons for youths up to age 18 are offered. Along with the new general recreation camp, Aggie Day Camp, Youth Programs offers sports camps like flag football and inner […]

Future subscriber: Ava Lillian Long

Randy and Monica Rani Long of Sacramento are pleased to announce the birth of their child, Ava Lillian Long, born on March 14, 2012, in Roseville. Ava weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches. Ava’s mother, a 1997 graduate of Davis High School, is a program manager at Access El Dorado. Ava’s father is […]

Learning to garden in the between time

March is one of those in-between months in the garden. What can I plant in the vegetable garden right now? It really is getting late to plant any more cool-season vegetables. But it’s also too early to plant summer vegetables out in the garden. You can buy starts of tomatoes, peppers and their ilk, but […]

Carr weds Morgan-Carr

Jeremiah Edward Carr and Sarah Ashley Morgan-Carr were married on Dec. 18, 2012, at the Putah Creek Lodge in Davis. The bride and groom were wed by Michael Rogers. The maid of honor was Sara Nelson of Davis, and the best man was Michael Healy of Davis. Morgan-CarrW Sarah Ashley Morgan and Jeremiah Edward Carr were married Dec. […]

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