Team Davis receives $5,000 from Rebekahs’ crab feed

A check for $5,000 was presented Monday by the Davis Rebekah Lodge to Team Davis, the recipient of proceeds from the Rebekah Lodge’s first crab feed held earlier this month. The check was presented by Rebekah Crab Feed co-chairs Lea Rosenberg and Jeannie Pytel to Robin Dewey and Steve Nowicki, representatives of Team Davis, during […]

February 29, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Bike coordinator talks ideas on KDRT

So what can “the bicycle capital of the United States” do for bicycling that it hasn’t done already? A lot, says Dave Kemp on the latest edition of “Davisville.” Kemp is Davis’ new bicycle and pedestrian coordinator. On the KDRT radio program, he talks about his job, how he works, some of his ideas, and […]

February 29, 2012 | Posted in Bicycling | Tagged ,

In talk at UCD, Dukakis bashes ‘fraud’ Romney

Given the chance to critique another former Massachusetts governor-turned-presidential candidate, Michael Dukakis didn’t mince words about Mitt Romney. “He’s smart. He’s slick. He’s a fraud. Simple as that,” said Dukakis, who described himself as a “fan” of Romney’s late father, George, a Michigan governor and secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Dukakis spoke before about […]

February 28, 2012 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Mutant tree roots take over Stonegate!

Because I have friends in high places, even in Far West Davis, I now have in front of me a recent urgent communiqué from the Public Works Department of the city of Davis to residents in the Stonegate neighborhood. And no, they’re not planning to drain the lake to kill off some non-native invasive species […]

February 28, 2012 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Y-ME to hear about breast cancer and osteoporosis

Cindy Pearson, executive director of the National Women’s Health Network in Washington, D.C., will speak on “Breast Cancer and Osteoporosis” at the Y-ME Breast Cancer Organization Open Door educational meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 12. Pearson will discuss how treatment for breast cancer can affect osteoporosis. She is an expert in many aspects of […]

March 07, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Yamada hosts free veterans forum

Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, who was recently named Legislator of the Year by the American Veterans of California, will host a free event for veterans who would like to learn about and apply for state and federal benefits earned through their military service. The forum, offered in partnership with the Yolo County Veterans Coalition, will take […]

March 01, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Vacaville man arrested on robbery charges

Davis police arrested a Vacaville man on robbery charges after he allegedly shoplifted several items from the Target store on Second Street. Officers were dispatched at about 3 p.m. to Target, where a suspect reportedly left the store with several electronics items, including an iPod charger, that he had not paid for, Lt. Paul Doroshov […]

February 28, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Woodland drug raid nets three arrests

Woodland police announced Monday the arrests of three men last week during a search by Yolo County Narcotics Enforcement Task Force agents. Lt. Anthony Cucchi said the search occurred at 1:30 a.m. Thursday at a home in the 1900 block of Hecke Drive. Arrested were: * Michael Persyn Jr., 23, on suspicion of possession of […]

February 28, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

DHS Hall of Fame nominations due March 31

The Davis High School Blue & White Foundation has extended the deadline for nominations for its 2012 class of inductees to the DHS Hall of Fame. The deadline is Saturday, March 31. “We have just discovered that the foundation’s website was not functioning properly during February and we may not have received Hall of Fame […]

March 22, 2012 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

UCD students pitch in

Kase Wheatley pulls branches from a debris pile Saturday at the Domes on the UC Davis campus. He was among 175 students who participated in 13 community service projects throughout the community as part of UCD’s winter quarter Weekend of Service. Wheatley’s group did some gardening and made repairs to the Domes student housing cooperative […]

February 28, 2012 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Community seeks protection for Berryessa Snow Mountain region

More than 150 local residents joined Reps. Mike Thompson and John Garamendi at a community meeting Thursday in Clearlake to talk about the future of public lands between Lake Berryessa and the Snow Mountain Wilderness. Business owners, farmers and local elected officials all urged the congressmen to permanently protect the area, which is a prime […]

February 28, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Student artists honored for advertising skills

Proud students and parents gathered last Tuesday at the Veterans’ Memorial Center to celebrate their awards in The Davis Enterprise’s 15th annual Design-an-Ad competition. The yearly contest offers students a chance to design an original advertisement for local businesses. This year, 35 classes at 10 schools pitched products and services for 37 businesses. The winning ads […]

February 28, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Davis family sickened by carbon monoxide leak

Safety tips Carbon monoxide gas kills about 400 people in the United States each year and sends another 20,000 to the hospital, according to the United States Fire Administration. Its sources can include gas appliances, charcoal grills, wood-burning furnaces or fireplaces and idling vehicles. The effects of its toxic fumes are headaches, dizziness, disorientation, nausea, […]

February 28, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

PopStar class starts March 29

Mini-Musicals director Mindy Manville will present the fourth annual PopStar course for students in grades 2-6 at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St., beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Each participant will be involved in presenting their own solo rendition of a pop song in a performance at the Art Center theater on […]

March 15, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,