School board gets update on South Davis enrollment issues

Davis Board of Education members will discuss South Davis enrollment, city water rates and an administrator’s contract when they meet Thursday evening. The South Davis Enrollment Committee was formed last spring, after a group of parents and others connected to Montgomery Elementary raised several concerns about the campus. The committee, which has held four meetings […]

Questions and answers on proposed water works

In less than a week, the Davis City Council — unless there is a majority protest of ratepayers — will decide how much local water rates will rise over the next few years. The council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed rate increases at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Chambers at City […]

Enterprise home page will get a new look

To our readers: We’re taking another big leap forward technologically on Thursday, when we debut a redesigned home page for our website, www.davisenterprise.com. One major story will be showcased each day, along with an index of stories — news, sports, entertainment and feature — that appear in that day’s print edition. Readers who click on […]

Fruits, veggies, nuts and flowers available at Sutter market

Thursday’s Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market — open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital’s main entrance — will host 10 farmers, plus two prepared food vendors. Market shoppers will find fresh, local eggs from Isolde Farms in Esparto; cheeses from Winters Cheese Company; almonds, flavored almonds and almond butter from the Nut […]

Celebrate bike parade at family festival

The entire community is invited to a free family festival on Sunday, Oct. 2, to celebrate Davis’ bid to break its own Guinness world record for the longest single line of bicycles in motion. The festival will get under way after the first riders cross the finish line of the World’s Greatest Bicycle Parade, at […]

Point of brew: My hopes for Aggie Lager

I have high hopes for Aggie Lager. The name of this beer is the result of a licensing agreement between the brewers at the Sudwerk Privatbrauerei Hubsch, Davis’ only micro-brewery, and UC Davis. The recently announced cooperation will allow Sudwerk to use the logo of the university in its promotion of the beer, presumably on […]

Prostate cancer support group meets Monday

UC Davis Health System urologic oncologist Dr. Marc Dall’Era will give a presentation about early detection of prostate cancer at the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting on Monday. In his research, Dall’Era is evaluating markers of progression in active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer. He also is investigating advanced castrate-resistant disease. The meeting will […]

Wine, olive oil and music at RootStock

RootStock, 22 Main St. in Winters, has a busy Labor Day weekend planned. It will join local wineries, tasting rooms, wine shops and restaurants in celebrating International Tempranillo Day on Thursday. The business will host Chris Rose and Jeff and Penny Uppington, Winters residents and home winemakers, who make Tempranillo from locally grown grapes. In addition, Route […]

Memorial benches set to move

The city of Davis is looking for family members or friends of Otis E. Houston and Norma Riva Litman, who are honored by memorial benches in the rose garden near the Hattie Weber Museum. The benches are more than 15 years old and are scheduled for removal during the upcoming Central Park renovations. For information […]

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to be staged at Arboretum

The Davis Shakespeare Ensemble will kick off its second season with Shakespeare’s most magical comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The human and fairy worlds collide in this hilarious and enchanted adventure through the forest inspired by what makes Davis one-of-a-kind — bicycles. Showtime is 8 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Sept. 15-Oct. 2, plus a 2 […]

Land Trust honors Muller for decades of work

Paul Muller will be honored with the Yolo Land Trust Thomson Rominger Award at the land trust’s annual fundraising event – A Day in the Country – to be held this year at Park Winters, from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11. Muller was a founding member of the Yolo Land Trust. During his more […]

Kick up your heels at weekly folk dance class

The Davis Art Center offers an ongoing class in traditional ethnic dance from around the world on Sundays from 7 to 9 p.m. The basic format of the class is simple — warm-up dances followed by instruction and practice of newer, more challenging dances. This Sunday will be an all-requests night. The class is suitable for beginning […]

‘Davisville’ examines veterans’ services

About 4,500 U.S. military veterans live in Davis, as do 2,000 more who currently serve. Speaking broadly, what do veterans want from Davis? Do they get it? The latest “Davisville” radio program discusses those questions, plus larger ones involving all U.S. veterans, with Ted Puntillo and Rich Dryden. Puntillo, a former Davis postmaster and City […]

Candlelight yoga, meditation offered

Local residents are invited to a candlelight yoga class from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. Internationally renowned yoga teachers Mira Shani and Jarrett Levine are starting off their Northern California tour with this class, presented by ACI Davis. A donation of $10 is suggested. Yoga students […]