Woodland police investigate stabbing

A Woodland man suffered collapsed lung cavities, but was expected to survive, after being stabbed by unknown assailants Monday night, Woodland police said. Sgt. Jason Brooks said officers were dispatched shortly before 9 p.m. to Woodland Memorial Hospital, where the 30-year-old victim had been driven by his girlfriend following the attack on West Street between […]

November 30, 2011 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged , | 1 Reply

Eurozone ministers meet to build rescue plan

BRUSSELS (AP) — The 17 finance ministers of the countries that use the euro converged on EU headquarters Tuesday in a desperate bid to save their currency — and to protect Europe, the United States, Asia and the rest of the global economy from a debt-induced financial tsunami. The ministers were discussing ideas that would […]

Students take over UC Santa Cruz building

SANTA CRUZ (AP) —  Occupy protesters at UC Santa Cruz have taken over a campus building to hold a “general assembly” meeting. University spokesman Jim Burns said student services operations will be moved to a temporary location following the takeover of a campus building by Occupy protesters. Burns said the university has no plans to evict the […]

Tilcock’s photo makes Time magazine

An iconic image of UC Davis police Lt. John Pike pepper-spraying seated protesters on Nov. 18 at UC Davis, taken by Davis Enterprise photo editor Wayne Tilcock, is published in this week’s edition of Time magazine. It is featured in the magazine’s Photos of the Week spread.

Low-key day for police includes no arrests

UC Davis’ Buehler Hall morphed from an alumni and visitor center to a police command post Monday. Inside, dozens of law-enforcement officers from Yolo County and Sacramento were on standby to assist with possible disruptions arising from the regents’ meeting and planned campus strike. “Our position is to be as low-key as possible, but to […]

UCD protesters occupy Dutton Hall

Occupy UC Davis protesters frustrated over university tuition and fee hikes took their anger Monday to Dutton Hall, the home of UCD’s financial aid services. The building’s subsequent occupation aimed to show solidarity with UC Santa Cruz, where protesters had taken over the financial aid office earlier in the day. “Occupy, decolonize. No cuts, no […]

Students want action from regents on tuition, use of force

Protesters on Monday drowned out the UC Board of Regents, demanding that corporations and California’s wealthiest residents pay more to fund higher education.

The protesters, most of them students, trained the spotlight placed on them after police used force recently to clear Occupy Wall Street-style encampments at UC Davis and UC Berkeley back onto record-high tuition hikes, administrative salaries and the regents themselves.

Eran Zelnick, a UCD graduate student, called the university “a hostile environment led by trigger-happy regents, in that you raise tuition at every opportunity you can, and policed by trigger-happy cops, who do not miss an opportunity to show their brutal side.”

Ring in the new year and help the fairgrounds

A New Year’s Eve bash will benefit the Yolo County Fair Heritage Foundation, a nonprofit established two years ago to support the fair and its facilities. The casual party will feature poker, bingo, dancing, a silent auction, food and beverages. It will run from 7 p.m. to “whenever” in Waite Hall at the fairgrounds on […]

Check out ‘Cabinets of Curiosity’ on Saturday

The UC Davis Art/Science Fusion Program will sponsor a “Cabinets of Curiosity” scientific art show Saturday in Davis. Billed as “found object and sculpture featuring 17 student artists,” the event will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. at 721 Seventh St. in Davis (the corner of Seventh and G streets. A performance art by […]

Dunning column: A warning doesn’t excuse unlawful behavior

DEFENDING THE INDEFENSIBLE … as late-night talk hosts, national news anchors, political cartoonists and assorted opportunists continue turning “UC Davis” into a household name, we’re now hearing of some “new” video that has emerged that claims to shed a different light on the pepper-spraying of peacefully protesting students … according to those Occupy critics pushing […]

Volunteers needed to help read Declaration of Human Rights

Local residents are invited to celebrate the 63rd anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, in the Community Room at International House, 10 College Park in Davis. Human Rights Day is celebrated around the world every year on or around Dec. 10. As in years past, the United […]

Book group discusses ‘spiritual eldering’

The Stephens Branch Library invites readers to join the Active Older Adult Book Group from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the reading garden at the library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. The group, which is free, reads and discusses books on aging. The featured title for this month will be Zalman Schachter-Shalomi’s […]

City Council to host second budget workshop

In response to the Davis City Council’s direction to ferret out $2.5 million in budget savings, city staff and council members will conduct a second budget workshop Tuesday to continue the city’s drive toward long-term fiscal stability. The council’s special meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Chambers at City Hall, 23 Russell […]

Teach-ins replace classrooms for some on Monday

Outdoor teach-ins took the place of indoor classrooms on Monday as some students participating in a general strike at UC Davis still spent time learning about and discussing a variety of subjects on the Quad and elsewhere around campus. While a teleconferenced meeting of the University of California Board of Regents was taking place inside the ARC Ballroom, […]