Grace House training set Tuesday

The next training for Grace in Action’s volunteer ministers begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Grace House, 441 D St. in downtown Davis. Grace in Action is a faith-based community ministry serving the homeless with spiritual companionship, rest and respite, and referrals to local agencies. Direct service volunteers for Monday and Wednesday afternoons are especially […]

City asks residents to decide on cuts

Despite having an “insatiable appetite for services,” Davis residents have to kill some government programs, maybe even some they love, so more important ones survive, city officials said. The question is: What are the most important? Some 20 people answered the city’s call to come to Veterans’ Memorial Center Tuesday night to give advice on […]

Crews battle grass fire

Firefighters from Davis and beyond battled a second-alarm grass fire southeast of the city Monday afternoon. Welding activity at county roads 106 and 36 started the fire at about 12:45 p.m., and it grew to about 30 acres before it was extinguished, Davis Fire Department spokeswoman Evelyn George said. Fire crews from Woodland and West […]

Suspect admits killing U.S. airmen at German airport

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A Kosovo Albanian man confessed Wednesday to killing two U.S. airmen at the Frankfurt airport, saying in emotional testimony at the opening of his trial that he had been influenced by radical Islamic propaganda online. Arid Uka is charged with two counts of murder for the March 2 slaying of Senior […]

Can the Aggies be giant-killers again?

A CHALLENGE TOO TALL? … my friend Curt, who has followed the Aggies near and far, is concerned about what might happen to our local heroes Thursday night in red-hot Tempe … “Today I heard another analyst pick ASU to win its Pac-12 division,” Curt notes … indeed, the Sun Devils are frequently mentioned at […]

Farmers Market changes what and how customers cook

Shopping tips * Walk through the market to get a sense of what’s available. * Start small and engage your senses — look, smell, taste. * Buy what you can’t resist. * Recognize that you’re doing this because it’s fun. * Editor’s note: This three-part series profiles locals who are dedicated Davis Farmers Market shoppers […]

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 […]