UCD visitors may create a parking crunch Friday

An estimated 3,000 visitors — and their cars — are coming to UC Davis on Friday for the second of two Decision UC Davis events, this one for prospective transfer students. The influx will put pressure on parking — and campus officials are advising faculty and staff to be prepared. “We realize there may be […]

May 08, 2012 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Fun with food

Clare Hasler-Lewis tries to pass an orange to teammate Ryan Mayfield using their chins as their Robert Mondavi Institute teammates — Daniel Marmolejo, Tracy Dickinson, Kirk Smith and David Phinney — look on during the 11th annual UC Davis Food Science Graduate Student Association Food Championship on Saturday at the Mondavi Institute for Wine and […]

May 08, 2012 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

For the record

A story on Page A-1 of Sunday’s Enterprise about the lawsuit filed by UC Davis against U.S. Bank incorrectly identified attorney Gregory R. Haworth, the author of a Feb. 22 letter from the bank to the campus. We regret the error.

May 08, 2012 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Readings accompany art reception

Local authors will read from the latest edition of the Farallon Review literary journal Friday as part of the Davis Art Center’s Second Friday ArtAbout reception. The reception, from 7 to 9 p.m. at 1919 F St., also features a display of paintings by Sondra Olson, now on view at the Art Center, which were […]

May 08, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

German exchange students enjoy whirlwind visit to Davis

During a four-week visit that participants said flew by, a group of exchange students from Germany experienced much of what Davis, and California, have to offer. The visitors, who lived with Davis High School students and their families, spent time in classes at the high school, hanging out in downtown Davis and visiting popular spots throughout […]

May 08, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Vocal Art Ensemble focuses on music inspired by verse

Details What: Vocal Art Ensemble concerts When and where: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 2620 Capitol Ave. in Sacramento; 7:30 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church of Davis, 1620 Anderson Road; 4 p.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis, 27074 Patwin Road Tickets: $6-$20 donation, collected at the door Info: www.vaetrug.com or […]

May 08, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Rockabilly tunes will fill the park

Jenny Lynn and Her Real Gone Daddies — Victor Skidanenko, vocals and lead guitar; Joey Ventittelli, snare drum; Jenny Lynn, vocals and acoustic guitar; and Matt Dudman, vocals and Doghouse bass — bring their Northern California-based rockabilly music to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday. The music will run from 5 to 8 p.m. alongside […]

May 07, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Dancers getting in step for flashmob

“Five. Six. Seven. Eight.” Shelly Gilbride counts down her dancers as they practice Sunday afternoon at the Davis Art Center. The approximately 90 arms and legs in the room don’t always go where Gilbride’s do, but all the faces are beaming as they prepare for Dance Dance Davis: a participatory flashmob, which will take place […]

May 08, 2012 | Posted in Dance | Tagged ,

Linocuts on exhibit at Craft Center Gallery

The Craft Center Gallery at UC Davis will present an exhibit, “An Collection of Birds in Linocut,” by Emily Sin, a Craft Center relief printing instructor. The show will be up through June 8 in the South Silo Building on the UCD campus. The Craft Center Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. […]

May 08, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Free graduation gowns available for re-use

Davis High School seniors: Did you forget to order a graduation gown? Joan Anton, a Davis parent who helps recycle the gowns, has more than 15 blue, gently used gowns available for free use. The gowns simply need to be returned after the DHS commencement ceremony. Email your height to her at [email protected] Caps and […]

May 08, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Tour downtown Davis by wheelchair

Gerri Adler, a longtime Davis resident and local history buff, will lead a wheelchair tour of historic downtown Davis beginning at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The tour will begin and end at the Hattie Weber Museum, 445 C St. in downtown Davis. Adler will show and discuss many historic sites, including the only Works Progress Administration […]

May 08, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Bring your binoculars on Sierra Club walks

The Sierra Club invites local residents to join twice-weekly brisk morning walks, beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Peet’s Coffee & Tea at The Marketplace, Sycamore Lane and Covell Boulevard in West Davis. Bring your binoculars! The group walks 4.5 miles in 90 minutes, returning to Peet’s at 8:30 a.m. Participants will see […]

June 29, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

UC report urges ‘incremental’ response to protests

OAKLAND — A new report examining University of California policies for dealing with protesters recommends putting the onus on administrators to find ways to avoid sending in police. UC General Counsel Charles Robinson and Christopher Edley Jr., dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law, released a 149-page draft on Friday. Public comment will be […]

May 06, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged , ,

Police seek information on arson at library

The Woodland Police Department is seeking information about vandalism at the city library. According to police, an officer called to the library found evidence of arson at 7:45 a.m. Saturday. Damage was “not significant,” according to a new release. The crime is a felony, however. Those who believe they may have information are asked to […]

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