Davis Media Access seats new board

Davis Media Access has announced its board for the 2011-12 fiscal year. DMA is the nonprofit media center offering community members the tools and training to develop and distribute their own media. Incorporated in 1988 as Davis Community Television, the organization runs DCTV, as well as DJUSD TV for the Davis Joint Unified School District […]

Wolk bill for clean energy sent to governor

A bill touted by state Sen. Lois Wolk as a way to increase access to clean, renewable energy and help the state reach its energy and environmental goals is headed to the governor’s desk. SB 489, authored by Wolk, D-Davis, cleared the state Legislature this week. Gov. Jerry Brown has until Monday, Sept. 12, to […]

DUI checkpoints planned Thursday in Davis, Friday in Yolo County

Two Yolo County law-enforcement agencies plan to conduct sobriety and driver’s license checkpoints to launch the long Labor Day weekend. Davis police will be looking for impaired and unlicensed drivers from 8 p.m. Thursday until 2 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Russell Boulevard and Anderson Road, Sgt. Rod Rifredi said. On Friday night, the […]

I-House opens doors for Labor Day potluck

The Friends of Inuyama, Japan, a community organization that supports Davis’ sister-city relationship with Inuyama, invites community members to a potluck supper Sunday at International House, 10 College Park, in Davis. The annual event is one of the highlights of the annual Labor Day visit by a delegation from Inuyama, which culminates at the Golden […]

Environmental update: Moving in or moving out?

If you or someone you know is moving, please consider donating unwanted items instead of throwing them away. There are many places in Davis where you can bring your stuff for reuse. Check out the city of Davis Recyclopedia online at DavisRecycling.org to find local places to reuse and recycle more than 150 different items, […]

Explorit Science Center: Investigating the darkness

Everyone is invited to the Davis Astronomy Club’s meeting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Explorit, 3141 Fifth St. in Davis. No dues are charged. If you’re interested in astronomy, you’re welcome to attend. Telescope viewing will be available after the presentation. This month we will discuss two little understood cosmological entities — dark […]

Gibson House will be open Labor Day weekend

The public is invited to tour the Gibson House Yolo County Historical Museum on Labor Day weekend — Saturday, Sunday and Monday — from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Docents will be on hand to greet visitors and explain the history and significance of the county historical collection, which dates back to 1852. The Gibson […]

Kabbalah scholar to teach in Davis

In preparation for the upcoming Jewish High Holy Days, Kol HaNefesh and Congregation Bet Haverim welcome to Davis renowned scholar Daniel Matt, who will speak from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, Sept. 11. The program, called “The High Holy Days: A Mystical Perspective,” will help participants integrate the Kabbalah into their High Holy Days observance […]

Great Scot! DHS thespians raise funds for big trip

While Davis High School students settle in to the new school year, DHS thespians have their eyes set on next summer already, when they will travel to Edinburgh, Scotland, to participate in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. After an anonymous nomination by a Davis community member and a lengthy application process, the DHS drama department was […]

Museum puts Davis’ industry on exhibit

The Hattie Weber Museum of Davis features a major new exhibit, “Davis Industry: Windmills to Robotics, Phase II.” The exhibit opened last Saturday and is drawing interest not only for the high-tech national companies featured (biological pest controls, medical diagnostic equipment, machine tool designs, genetic plant engineering) but also for the smaller endeavors (cabinet makers, […]

Don’t delay your water protest

The article in Wednesday’s Enterprise reads like a city public relations release. Maybe the reporter should have left her name off. Op-eds and articles have been heavily weighted in favor of the wasteful and unnecessary water project that will increase city staff and drain thousands of dollars each year from the pocket of every homeowner […]

Witnesses link Topete tattoos to gang affiliation

WOODLAND — Marco Topete’s numerous tattoos — a combination of words, numbers and Chinese characters — took center stage Wednesday as Yolo County prosecutors attempted to prove he was an active Norteño gang member at the time he allegedly killed Sheriff’s Deputy Jose “Tony” Diaz. Murder by an active gang participant is one of four […]

As water recedes, cleanup begins across Northeast

By Samantha Henry and Michael Hill WALLINGTON, N.J. (AP) — Weary residents across the Northeast pulled soggy furniture and ruined possessions onto their front lawns as cleaned up and surveyed the damage wrought by Hurricane Irene. The mess of destroyed furniture on Paul Postma’s front lawn looked like a yard sale gone wrong. Over the […]

Aggie football: what an evolution it’s been

There may be a reason for every season, but if I had my way, the calendar would run only from September through January and then start over in September again. The reason I feel this way is simple: football. It’s been in my blood since I was born, which, not surprisingly, was two days before […]