Dunning column: I’m shocked, outraged, sick to my stomach

SLOW TO REACT … since those dramatic images of peaceful UC Davis protesters being pepper-sprayed by a UCD police lieutenant hit the Internet and the airwaves last Friday, Chancellor Linda Katehi says she has heard from “an overwhelming number of students, faculty, staff and alumni from around the country.” … well, she’s about to hear […]

Protesters surround building, chancellor stays inside for three hours

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi remained inside Surge II for nearly three hours Saturday after hundreds of protesters surrounded the building, interrupting her news conference about the pepper-spraying of protesters by campus police the day before. Protesters showed up minutes after the 4 p.m. conference began. Their voices could be heard within the building. Many of […]

Man arrested after peering into cars with flashlight

After he was discovered peering into cars with a flashlight, a Davis man was arrested on Friday night on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance. Davis police Sgt. John Wilson said officers encountered Jose Hernandez, 25, on the 1400 block of Olive Drive. When the officers approached Hernandez, he appeared to […]

South Davis turkey has arrow removed and is set free

Finally a turkey will have the last laugh around Thanksgiving. The turkey that south Davis residents discovered two weeks ago wandering throughout the neighborhood with a hunting arrow shot through its posterior, successfully underwent surgery to have the arrow removed and was set free on Friday. In front of interested residents, state Department of Fish […]

For the record

In Friday’s Davis Enterprise, a photo on B4 was incorrectly identified as Davis High goalie Haley Cameron. The picture, from the Blue Devils’ section championship game victory over St. Francis, is of the Troubadours’ goalkeeper. The Enterprise regrets the error.

Gadhafi’s son captured in southern Libya

ZINTAN, Libya (AP) — Moammar Gadhafi’s former heir apparent Seif al-Islam was captured by revolutionary fighters in the southern desert Saturday just over a month after his father was killed, setting off joyous celebrations across Libya and closing the door on the possibility that the fugitive son could stoke further insurrection. Seif al-Islam — who […]

Assault leads to attempted murder arrest

Woodland police arrested a 19-year-old man Friday in connection with an alleged gang-related assault that occurred the previous day. Cpl. Darren Imus said officers were summoned at about 2:15 p.m. Thursday to the Department of Employment and Social Services offices at 25 N. Cottonwood St., where witnesses said a man was being assaulted by several […]

Chancellor has safely left building

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi safely left the Surge II building shortly before 7 p.m., nearly three hours after a news conference that was cut short Saturday when a mob of people surrounded the building and began chanting. The conference was called for campus officials to discuss UCD’s police response to the Occupy UC Davis […]

New charges for Woodland manslaughter suspect

A Woodland woman already facing vehicular manslaughter charges is back in jail after being hooked by Yolo County’s drug task force last week. California Highway Patrol officials said Jeanette Johnson, 36, was under the influence of alcohol or drugs on Oct. 26 when she crossed her big rig into the oncoming lane on Highway 16 […]

The lawyers have had their say, now it’s the voters’ turn

So, this much we know. More than 3,800 Davis residents signed petitions to put the City Council’s water rate increase to a vote of the people. This was verified at both the county and city level to be a sufficient number to qualify for the ballot. And then, after all was said and done, city […]

UC Davis makes amends with fine production of Stoppard classic

Check it out What: UC Davis theater and dance department’s production of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” When: 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, and 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 1-3 Where: Main Theatre, Wright Hall, UCD Tickets: $17/$19 general; $12/$14, students, children and senior citizens; (530) 754-2787; mondaviarts.org Info: theatredance.ucdavis.edu The UC Davis department of theater and dance, and Michael […]

Fraternity leads Toys for Tots effort

For a fifth year, Davis residents are invited to join members of the Delta Chi fraternity in supporting Toys for Tots. Last year, the fraternity collected 500 new toys for families in Davis, Woodland and Winters. Delta Chi’s goal this year is 600 toys. Donations may be dropped off at the West Village apartments, Alphabet […]

Tibetan meditation offered in downtown Davis

Traditional meditation, prayers and teaching will be offered by Yogi Acharya Lama Gursam this week at A Shared Awareness meditation hall in The Lofts, 105 E St., Suite 3G, in downtown Davis. Gursam is a Drikung Kagyu Tibetan Buddhist teacher. The program will be offered at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, and again Monday, Nov. […]

Vet students’ fundraiser supports care for the needy

UC Davis veterinary students are raising money to support an upcoming trip to Central America, where they will provide free veterinary care to needy communities. The trip is hosted by VIDA (Volunteers for Intercultural and Definitive Adventures). On Sunday, Dec. 4, the students will trim pets’ nails for $10 and sell homemade peanut butter dog […]