UC seeks more funding from cash-strapped state

By Terence Chea SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California plans to ask for a big increase in funding from the cash-strapped state, even as the 10-campus system braces for deeper budget cuts, school administrators said Tuesday. For the 2012-13 academic year, the UC system is seeking $2.8 billion, which is significantly more than the $2.37 billion it received […]

Cyberbullying is focus of free program

A free presentation for parents and teenagers on the social and legal consequences of cyberbullying, sexting and “sextortion” will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. The program is presented by representatives of the UC Davis School of Law’s Family Protection […]

City to install bike fix-it stations soon

There’s no need to own a bike pump anymore. The city’s got that covered. UC Davis students have taken advantage of the free blue bicycle Dero Fixit stations that dot the campus since last fall, where cyclists can pump up tires, tweak their brakes or perform whatever other maintenance their bikes need on their own. […]

Institute aims to spur UCD entrepreneurship

With a new interdisciplinary institute, UC Davis seeks to boost its innovation and entrepreneurship projects, spurring economic development far beyond the campus. Alumni Mike and Renee Child have committed $5 million to The Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, UCD announced Tuesday. The institute, which launched Tuesday, will provide a unifying structure to entrepreneurship efforts on […]

Davis urban forest flourishes with 13,000 trees

Special to The Enterprise Davis residents can take pleasure in a growing tree canopy thanks to the city’s Urban Forestry Program, which maintains the health and beauty of Davis’ 13,000 trees along its streets, and in parks and greenbelts. Tree Davis is a proud partner in the Davis Urban Forestry Program. With the establishment of […]

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All wrapped up

It’s not yet the Christmas season but the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts is wrapped up like a big white package — part of an ongoing project to solve a problem with water leaks during storms that bring heavy rain and wind. Workers are removing an estimated 50,000 exterior sandstone tiles, applying waterproofing and […]

Advanced health-care planning is focus of senior forum

A free educational session on advance health-care planning will begin at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. This presentation, by Charley Johnston, R.N., will provide older adults with information regarding planning for future health care decisions and instruction on advance health-care planning forms. Registered participants will receive copies […]

Winters man dies in early morning crash

California Highway Patrol officers in Solano County are investigating the cause of a solo vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Winters man Tuesday morning. Alfredo De Los Santos, 58, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision, which occurred just before 7 a.m. Tuesday in the 9200 block of Boyce Road, just […]

Mariachi music planned at Davis Community Church

Davis Community Church kicks off its ninth community concert series with mariachi music at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, in the church sanctuary, 412 C St. “There’s something about the music of mariachi that says celebration!” a church news release says. “Emerging centuries ago from the Mexican state of Jalisco, mariachi music typically includes three […]

Da Vinci students share new tech approach to education

Da Vinci High School students have always been proud of their school’s innovative approach to education, and this past week they got the chance to show off just how much to education reformers and leaders from across the nation. On Nov. 2, Da Vinci High School students gave tours of their school for attendees of […]

Compassionate Friends offer support

Yolo Compassionate Friends, a peer-led support group for families who have suffered the loss of a child, will hold its monthly meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Yolo Hospice, 1909 Galileo Court in South Davis. Anyone who has lost a child or grandchild at any age is welcome to attend, whether […]

‘Anything Goes’ continues through Saturday

The Davis High School drama department’s production of the classic musical “Anything Goes” continues this weekend. Performances are at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. Tickets are $16 general, $12 for senior citizens and $10 for students, available online at www.dhsdrama.net or at the […]

Applebee’s serves free meals Friday to veterans

For the third consecutive year nationwide, Applebee’s expects to serve more than 1 million free “thank you” meals to veterans and active-duty military personnel on Friday, Veterans Day. In Davis, Applebee’s is at 1753 Research Park Drive in South Davis. Hours Friday are 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. For more information, call (530) 747-0414 or […]

Breakfast with Santa tickets go on sale Monday

Want to whisper your Christmas wishes in Santa’s ear early this holiday season? Then be sure to buy tickets for Breakfast with Santa, which go on sale Monday. This year’s event, which features three seatings, will take place Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. Tickets are $8 […]