See documentary Friday in park

Sunwise Co-op will sponsor a free public screening of “The Take” at 8 p.m. Friday at the oak deck in Davis’ Central Park, Fourth and C streets. “The Take” is a documentary by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein on the struggling worker’s movement in Argentina and their struggles with bosses, bankers and an economic system […]

Hearing in Davis murder case moved to December

A preliminary hearing for murder suspect James Elron Mings was postponed Thursday to Dec. 14. Mings, 36, is accused of killing Davis resident Kevin Gerard Seery at the College Square Apartments, 945 J St., on Oct. 1. He has pleaded not guilty. Davis police described the two men as “recent acquaintances.” Seery, 42, reportedly had […]

September’s Students of Month honored

The Sunrise Rotary Club of Davis recently recognized 15 students at Davis and Da Vinci high schools as September’s Students of the Month. There are three Rotary Clubs in Davis, which meet at noon Mondays, 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 a.m. Fridays. Members provide service to their community and internationally. For more information about Rotary, […]

Howl-oween adoptees?

Jill, a friendly, 18-month-old pit terrier mix, and Maya, a sweet 3- to 4-year-old spayed female rat terrier, will be available for adoption at the Howl-oween Dog Adoption Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply Co., 1390 E. Main St. in Woodland. “Come and meet some of our dogs looking for […]

Kids are biking, walking to school, and we’re recording data

Special to The Enterprise Remember the Saveagallon Davis School Contest, where kids log their miles walking, bicycling, taking the bus, using electric vehicles or carpooling and are entered into a contest for monthly or year-end prizes? Well, the Davis Bicycles! School Committee has changed it — sweetened the pot, as it were. We found that […]

‘Wolktoberfest’ celebration Friday

Davis City Councilman Dan Wolk invites local residents to celebrate the kickoff of his council campaign at a free “Wolktoberfest” celebration at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the old DISC space, 2801 Second St. Sausages, beer and other traditional German cuisine with a Davis twist will be offered, along with music, entertainment and supervision for children. […]

City offers outdoor photo camps

In an effort to bring kids closer to nature, the city of Davis has teamed up with local photographer Rita Gordon to host “Wild Child” outdoor photo camps. Children will explore camera settings beyond “automatic” and will learn to capture everyday nature in a creative way. Camp will take place at Central Park and include […]

Fluoridation foes will host speaker Nov. 3

Davis Citizens Against Fluoridation will host a free presentation and question-and-answer session on the evidence against fluoridating drinking water. The event will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Paul Connett, director of Fluoride Action Network and co-author […]

Show your love for the troops

Supplies and cash donations for holiday gift boxes for deployed military personnel will be collected Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Save Mart at Anderson Road and Covell Boulevard as part of the “Give a Piece of Your Heart” fundraiser. The program is organized by Yolo Military Families, which has mailed 190 boxes […]

Learn more about local history of waterfowl hunting

The Yolo Basin Foundation will begin its Flyway Nights speaker series on Thursday, Nov. 3, with a presentation by David Hickman on the history of waterfowl hunting in the Yolo Basin. Hickman is a Ph.D. candidate in American history at UC Davis. He studies the environmental history of California under professor Louis Warren and teaches […]

Lower Sacramento River is focus of fly fisherman’s talk

The Fly Fishers of Davis will hear from Lincoln Gray this month on “Drifting the Lower Sac.” The group meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Holmes Junior High School, 1220 Drexel Drive. Monthly meetings are free and open to all newcomers and guests. The Lower Sacramento River is one of the West’s premier rivers, a […]

Take a Halloween Walk with Shakespearean actors

Intrepid adventurers are invited to join the Davis Shakespeare Ensemble in the Shields Oak Grove at the UC Davis Arboretum for an interactive theatrical journey through the scary side of Shakespeare, with ghosts, villains and black magic. The Halloween Walks begin at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, through Monday, Oct. 31, in the Shields Oak […]

Poetry reading, dance performance kick off Davis Jazz Festival

Neeli Cherkovski, a poet, critic, memoirist and literary biographer, will read from his work Friday night in Davis as part of the fifth annual Davis Jazz Festival: Beyond the Beat Generation. The 7 p.m. reading will be preceded by a 6:45 p.m. performance by the Linda Bair Dance Company of “One Mad Brunette at the […]

St. James Holiday Bazaar planned Nov. 5-6

The St. James Women’s Guild will host its 12th annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, at the St. James Memorial Center, 1275 B St. in Davis. Artisans from throughout Northern California will have for sale handmade scarves, hats, jewelry, woodcraft, quilts, Christmas ornaments, paintings, handmade linens and […]