Shots fired into house in Woodland

The Woodland Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at a residence at 307 Lincoln Ave. late Friday night. Witnesses reported hearing three gunshots around 11 p.m. When the police arrived, they discovered that shotgun pellets had struck the residence, shattering the front window and doorway. At the time of the shooting, three […]

Two juveniles arrested for attempted robbery in Woodland

Two juveniles were arrested Friday night on suspicion of attempted robbery in front of La Fogata Restaurant at 906 Main St. in Woodland. At about 9:37 p.m., 39-year-old Woodland resident Carlos Romero, an employee at La Fogata, was approached in front of the business by two subjects, one on foot and one on a bicycle, […]

Occupy camp costs UCD $8,500 in cleanup and repairs

Apparently, free speech isn’t always free. In the case of the Occupy UC Davis movement, free speech — as expressed by the occupation of the campus Quad and student services building — cost the university an estimated $8,500. Most of that total comes from damage to Dutton Hall, where as many as 30 protesters camped […]

NYC protesters scale fence at vacant lot

NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested Saturday after they scaled a chain-link fence or crawled under it to get to a church-owned lot they want to use for a new camp site. Protesters used a wooden ladder to scale the fence or lifted it from below while others cheered […]

STEAC helps families over the holidays

Migrant workers arrived to Davis in the ’60s with the promise of work. But in 1967, it wasn’t work that greeted those workers, it was rain. That winter, rain disrupted picking season and kept those workers from providing for their families. It also forced them to live on the street or in their cars without […]

As if we didn’t have enough to worry us …

Lost in all the talk about pepper spraying Aggies, occupying Dutton Hall, inflated water rates and the proposed demolition of the historic Central Park restrooms is the fact that the city’s Natural Resources Commission is back with a plan to keep you from packing your groceries in either plastic or paper bags. Unable to ban […]

Delightfully decorated: Behold our contest winners

Our annual decorating contest saw many wonderful entrants, and we at The Enterprise are grateful to the families who have provided us with so much holiday cheer.

Although the economy is still causing many to scale back, it was heartwarming to see how many people are willing and able share the joy of the season. Plus, it’s hard to beat this no-/low-cost entertainment!

By bundling up and strolling or biking through Wildhorse, or driving along our route map of delightfully decorated displays, the entire family will enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas for just …

Market has board opening for community representative

Local residents are invited to apply for a community representative seat on the Davis Farmers Market board of directors. A two-year term is required. Community representatives are elected by market association sellers. This is a volunteer seat aimed at people interested in supporting the market and acting as a liaison between consumers who live in […]

Community Services Department moves public counter next door

The city of Davis Community Services Department’s public service counter has moved from Davis City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd., to 600 A St., Suite C. This new location is on the north side of the City Hall parking lot adjacent to A Street. Directional signage is posted throughout the parking lot. Services include recreation class […]

Put those single socks to good use by helping UC wildlife research team

A University of California wildlife research team working in the Sierra Nevada is asking the public to donate clean, gently used socks for research on a rare weasel called the Pacific fisher. The team is part of the Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project, which is examining the effects of forest thinning, as currently done by […]

City of Davis announces holiday closures

Several city of Davis offices will have altered hours during the holiday season. The following offices will be closed starting Friday, Dec. 23, and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3: City Hall (City Manager’s Office, Finance, Community Development and Sustainability, 23 Russell Blvd.; Community Services, Child Care Services, 600 A St.; Senior Center, 646 A St.; Community […]

NAMI-Yolo offers free mental health education program

The spring sessions of the NAMI Family-to-Family Program will be offered from 6:15 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 26 to April 5. This 12-session program helps families and caregivers of people suffering from a brain disorder understand the causes and origins of the illness and how to cope with everyday problems that arise in life […]

Working through grief during the holiday season

Special to The Enterprise This is the third holiday season since the death of Beverley Radford’s beloved husband. Often, people mark the time by how many holiday seasons have passed since their loss. The loss and grief can be intensified during the holidays. Radford has an additional hurdle. Christmas Day was her husband’s birthday. “The […]

Yoga offered for the bereaved

Yolo Hospice is offering a free, low-impact yoga and breathing techniques grief workshop for the bereaved. Traditional grief support groups offer assistance through discussion and sharing. This yoga workshop offers the additional physical dimension, opening a new path to healing from grief. No yoga experience is necessary. The workshop will include education, group discussions and […]