International House Bazaar is Saturday

Local residents are invited to visit International House, Davis, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday to browse for treasures, gifts and art work from around the world. I-House is at 10 College Park, across from the UC Davis campus. For more information, call I-House at (530) 753-5007.

Tornadoes kill 201 across the South

By Greg Bluenstein and Jay Reeves PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. (AP) — Dozens of tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system wiped out entire towns across a wide swath of the U.S. South, killing at least 201 people in the deadliest outbreak in nearly 40 years, and officials said today they expected the death toll to […]

Loyal Kings fans learn a hard lesson

If and when they leave, I will not be among those lamenting the loss of the Sacramento Kings, though it has nothing to do with the sometimes contentious manner of their on-again, off-again departure. Business is business, and if the owners think it’s time to go, it’s time to go. That’s how these things work. […]

Davis man leads effort to bring 2022 Winter Games to Tahoe

A Davis man is launching a campaign to bring the Winter Olympics to Northern California. Michael Faust is president of the 11-member California Winter Games Committee, an organization started in January to explore the option of hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics in the Lake Tahoe area. California last hosted the Winter Olympics in 1960 at Squaw […]

Save on admission to Dixon May Fair

Dixon May Fair officials are offering a special ticket promotion for the fair, which runs Wednesday, May 4, through Sunday, May 8. Any guest who visits the May Fair on its opening day using a general admission ticket or concert ticket will be able to keep the ticket for free admission during any of the […]

Boys basketball team plans carwash

The Davis High School boys basketball team is sponsoring a carwash fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the DJUSD parking lot at Fifth and B streets, across from Central Park. Drop off your car while you shop at the Farmers’ Market, or have it washed while you wait. The cost […]

Former Woodland teacher pleads guilty in child pornography case

A former Woodland middle school teacher pleaded guilty in federal court this week to receiving child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Sacramento. Christopher Tomsett, 44, who taught English and coached soccer at Douglass Middle School, faces a maximum of 20 years in prison, $250,000 in fines and a lifetime of supervised release […]

Film screening planned for Holocaust Memorial Day

In observance of Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day), the movie “Silent Exodus” will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, May 2, in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. According to a news release, this one-hour documentary details how Jews were ethnically cleansed from Arab countries after World War […]

Former CASA director sentenced to state prison

WOODLAND — The former executive director of Yolo County Court Appointed Special Advocates left the Yolo County Courthouse in handcuffs Wednesday morning after pleading no contest to felony charges of forgery and misappropriation of public funds. Claudean Sue Medlock, 54, was sentenced to three years and eight months in prison, nine months after CASA officials […]

District offers information on language programs

The Davis Joint Unified School District invites parents and the community to an informational meeting about the district’s World Language Program at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, in the multipurpose room at Harper Junior High School, 4000 E. Covell Blvd. The meeting will discuss the district’s newly adopted approach to the teaching and learning of […]

UCD video strives for YouTube fame

The community is invited to join thousands of costumed UC Davis students expected to participate in the UCD Lipdub video shoot starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. Lipdubs are a global online phenomenon, with the most popular videos receiving more than 8 million views. UCD will strive for the same YouTube viral fame by lip-syncing to […]

Baha’is celebrate holy days

The Davis Baha’i community invites the public to join them in celebrating the Festival of Ridvan with a picnic at 6 p.m. Friday at the home of Richard and Sandra Schickele, 617 Robin Place. The Festival of Ridvan is the holiest period of the Baha’i calendar, commemorating the Baha’i Founder’s 1863 declaration as God’s messenger for […]

Woodland police investigate tree vandalism

Enterprise staff The Woodland Police Department is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of vandals who damaged dozens of young trees on County Road 102. Sgt. Steve Guthrie said the city-planted trees and saplings were either uprooted or broken sometime between late Saturday and early Sunday morning on County […]

What were these ‘debaters’ thinking?

Yes, this was an expensive lesson in civic irresponsibility. The once-revered Davis League of Women Voters has now been billed $812.50 by the city of Davis after the city pulled its previously approved fee waiver for a League-sponsored “forum” about Measure A. Unfortunately for the League, the $812.50 bill is the least of its worries. […]