Holiday songs, with gusto

The Davis Art Center Mini-Musical Singers will perform at Thursday night’s Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. on the E Street Plaza, in the 200 block of E Street downtown. The chorus is composed of elementary school students from all over Davis, and is directed by Mindy Manville and conducted by Breanne Stambusky. The students […]

Sheriff’s deputy hurt in crash

A Yolo County sheriff’s deputy suffered minor injuries in a vehicle mishap Wednesday morning south of Dunnigan, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Cindy Leal said Deputy Rafael Vicente ran his patrol vehicle off the road at about 3:10 a.m. while entering a curve where County Road 7A transitions to County Road 89. The […]

Three-county chase ends in arrest

A three-county vehicle pursuit came to an end in Davis early Wednesday after California Highway Patrol officers disabled the offending vehicle with a spike strip. The chase began shortly after midnight when a Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop the driver of a 2006 Jeep for a traffic violation on westbound Interstate 80 at […]

Gift Mart benefits Montgomery PTA

The Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School PTA will host their fourth annual Gift Mart from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in the multipurpose room at the school, 1441 Danbury St. in South Davis. Among the items for sale are jewelry, art, hair and clothing accessories, holiday decorations, food gifts and gifts for the […]

Nail trims for dogs help raise funds for vet project

UC Davis veterinary students will return to the Westlake Market, 1260 Lake Blvd., from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday to offer nail trims for dogs. Students are raising funds to help defray the costs of their volunteer service project of bringing veterinary care to under-served Central American communities. The suggested donation is $10 per dog.

Parents’ night out offered Friday

Pole Line Road Baptist Church, 770 Pole Line Road, Davis, is hosting a Parent’s Night Out from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday. This is a fun evening of games, crafts, Bible stories, movies and refreshments for children ages infant through sixth grade. This gives parents time for a date night or Christmas shopping or whatever […]

For the record

A story Page A-1 of Wednesday’s Davis Enterprise about a UC Davis faculty and staff town hall meeting erroneously implied that the entirety of the UCD physics department had signed a letter calling for the resignation of Chancellor Linda Katehi. In fact, about 40 percent of regular faculty did not, according to professor and department […]

Build a gingerbread house Sunday

Teens ages 13 -18 are invited to unleash their creativity at a free gingerbread house-building event from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Bring a bag of candy to share. Participants will get to take home their creations. Space is limited. Sign […]

Holiday music makes the market even more festive

The Davis Farmers Market will present holiday music from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 3, 10, 17 and 24, under the pavilion in Central Park at Fourth and C streets in downtown Davis. Saturday’s holiday music lineup includes the Davis High School Orchestra, Davis Chinese Christian Church, The Souterrain, Suzuki Music Studio, UC Davis […]

Colombian Carnival comes to Davis stage

Local residents will enjoy a taste of Colombian Carnival at the 12th annual Colombian Serenade, “The Barranquilla Moon,” on Saturday, Dec. 10. The event will pay tribute to the late Joe Arroyo and Estercita Forero, two music icons of Carnival music who made their home in Barranquilla, Colombia. Performances slated to grace the Brunelle Performance […]

Protesters sue UC Berkeley for police brutality

BERKELEY (AP) — Two dozen protesters are suing UC Berkeley for alleged police brutality during a crackdown on protesters who tried to set up an Occupy camp on campus. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court by 24 students and community members who claim they were jabbed, clubbed and pulled by their hair by […]

Two robberies in Davis this week

Davis police arrested a local man on robbery charges this week, while a second robbery remains under investigation. A 22-year-old man reported being robbed of his wallet at knifepoint shortly after 5:30 p.m. Monday outside the CVS store at 1471 W. Covell Blvd. The suspect was described as a white or Latino male in his […]

Britain withdrawing all embassy staff from Iran

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary on Wednesday ordered all Iranian diplomats out of the U.K within 48 hours following attacks on the British embassy and a residential compound in Tehran. William Hague told the House of Commons that Britain had also pulled its entire diplomatic staff out of Iran for their safety following the […]

Internet memes sprout around Occupy movement

NEW YORK (AP) — Call it the Meme Movement. Whatever degree of success achieved by the Occupy protests, it’s largely been based on its old-fashioned, off-line demonstrations. They’ve been decidedly beyond virtual, staking out real ground in downtown Manhattan’s Zuccotti Park and forging signs-and-sit-in protests around the country. Some of its founding members even disdain […]