For the record

A photo caption on Wednesday’s front-page story on the Olive Drive railroad fence misidentified Taylor Pope, a resident of Davis Mobile Estates.

Free synchronized swim classes offered

AquaStarz synchronized swim team is offering two free sessions for swimmers ages 5-9 who are interested in trying synchronized swimming. Swimmers should be comfortable in deep water and able to swim at least one lap. The free sessions will be offered from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays, June 13 and 20, at SwimAmerica, 2121 Second […]

Illustration classes aimed at youths

Two classes will be offered at the Pence Gallery this summer for children ages 9-14, taught by illustrator Jed Alexander. “How to Draw Words and Write Pictures,” from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, June 21-July 26, will teach students about character design, telling a story in the comics form, and how to create their own […]

Triple threat Jamie Foxx performs Saturday in Yolo County

Actor, musician and comedian Jamie Foxx will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday on the new outdoor stage at the Cache Creek Casino Resort in Brooks. He rose to fame as a stand-up comedian in 1989 and later joined Keenan Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans and Tommy Davidson in the Fox sketch comedy series “In […]

Desserts, games June 5 will benefit Yolo SPCA

The Yolo County SPCA announces its “Tails, Tastings and Treasures” fundraiser on Sunday, June 5, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The event will support the SPCA’s continuing efforts to rescue homeless animals and place them in loving, permanent homes. Guests will enjoy a dessert buffet, play board games […]

UCD law student arrested on suspicion of sexual battery

A UC Davis law student was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly groping two women on campus, then assaulting a police officer who tried to take him into custody, authorities said. Robert David Schaerges, 26, remained in Yolo County Jail custody Wednesday afternoon in lieu of $20,000 bail. He declined an interview request from The Enterprise. […]

UCD finds autism linked to lack of prenatal vitamins

SACRAMENTO — Women who reported not taking a daily prenatal vitamin immediately before and during the first month of pregnancy were nearly twice as likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder as women who did take the supplements — and the associated risk rose to seven times as great when combined with […]

Home safety modifications available to local seniors

Free home safety modifications are available to low-income homeowners in Yolo County. The modifications are aimed at improving the home’s accessibility and homeowner’s mobility. Typical modifications include grab bars, shower seats, transfer poles and wheelchair ramps. The services are provided by Rebuilding Together, a nonprofit organization with 20 years of experience improving homes for seniors […]

Wolk bill eases rules for charitable fundraising tool

Legislation to make it easier for charities to raise funds using “remote caller” bingo, a modernization of the popular game, won the unanimous approval Tuesday of the Senate’s Appropriations Committee. “Many charities have embraced remote caller bingo as a means of reaching their fundraising goals,” said the bill’s author, state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis. “This […]

Cable show features anime club, Asian garden

The Davis Anime Club and Huei Young will be featured on “In the Studio,” local programming airing next month on Davis Community Television’s Channel 15 and at http://dctv.davismedia.org. “In the Studio” provides local newsmakers and community organizations with easy ways to promote their activities and local media makers with hands-on training opportunities. Episode No. 101 […]

Library reaches out to adults this summer

Summer library programs often target children and teenagers, but this year, adults won’t be left out. The Yolo County Library has planned a series of free programs for adults that allow readers to travel to exotic lands and learn more about a great migration within the United States. First up is “Destination South Africa!” from […]

Master Gardeners offer free workshops

The Yolo County Master Gardeners will offer two gardening workshops on Saturday, June 25, at the Central Park Gardens at Third and B streets in downtown Davis. These free workshops were rescheduled from June 4. * What is a beneficial insect? 9:30-10:30 a.m.: Why and how should you attract beneficial insects into your garden? Master […]

Acme presents free comedy outdoors this weekend

Acme Theatre Company will open its production of “The Servant of Two Masters,” by Carlo Goldoni, on Friday. The play will be performed Friday through Sunday at the Davis Art Center’s outdoor stage, 1919 F St. All performances will begin at 7 p.m. and will be preceded by a picnic dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. […]

Downtown employees enjoy ‘green’ commutes

By Joy Cohan Whether biking or sharing rides, many downtown Davis employees regularly leave their automobiles idle and bank carbon credits for a cleaner, greener and less congested downtown experience. This month’s focus on bicycling in Davis prompted the Davis Downtown Business Association to ask local workers to share their alternative commute stories, and what […]