Register now for AquaMonsters

Registration is now available online for the spring and summer sessions of the Davis AquaMonsters. The Davis AquaMonsters are a seasonal swim team offering children an opportunity to compete on a recreational team; improve stroke technique; improve fitness; and condition for water polo. Visit http://www.davisaquamonsters.org for the session practice times and the different locations throughout town. […]

Drunken drivers pay the price

It was boredom, essentially, that led to John’s tour through the criminal justice system. The UC Davis graduate student was new in town and decided to check out the Sacramento nightlife one night last July. “I went to a bar and drank a fair share, but I didn’t feel overly inebriated,” said John, 22, who […]

Show highlights African diaspora

UC Davis’ Pan African Student Organization will host the fourth annual African Diaspora Culture Show at 7 p.m. Monday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Several student organizations are collaborating to present this celebration of the diverse cultures of the African diaspora, reflecting black people throughout the world united by an ancestry in […]

Radio show discusses financial woes

“How She Really Does It,” a radio show with Koren Motekaitis, will air a special live show from 11 a.m. to noon Monday on KDRT, 95.7 FM. New York Times best-selling author Geneen Roth returns to the program to discuss how she lost her 30-year life savings with Bernie Madoff, commenting on the similarities between […]

‘Davisville’ discusses The Enterprise

Enterprise Online Editor Jonathan Edwards will discuss the paper’s new website on “Davisville,” hosted by Bill Buchanan, at 5:30 p.m. Monday. The Davis Enterprise rebuilt its website and took down its paywall, at least temporarily, in February. Edwards called the changes part of a “giant leap into digital relevancy.” The new approach steps up The […]

Odd Fellows to serve pancakes at Picnic Day breakfast

Victoria Savage, 5, left, and Mary Bingle, 6, prepare to enjoy a stack of macadamia nut pancakes. The Davis Odd Fellows will again be preparing and serving their annual Picnic Day Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 16. Breakfast will be served at the Odd Fellows Lodge Hall, 415 Second St. Doors open at 8 a.m. and […]

Jury selection continues in Topete trial

WOODLAND — Jury selection in the Marco Topete murder trial continued this week in Yolo Superior Court with individual questioning of potential jurors in the death-penalty case. Attorneys are seeking 85 people who are qualified to hear the case and, as of Thursday afternoon, had approved just over 80. From those, they will select 12 […]

Not every community backs its schools like we do

IT’S THE SCHOOLS … while Davis schools will most likely be bailed out temporarily because enough citizens are willing to pony up an extra 200 bucks a year, my friend Pat wonders about kids in school districts all over California whose parents aren’t able — or perhaps aren’t willing — to vote for similar measures […]

Woodland man convicted of dodging child support payments

A Woodland man was sentenced this week to 84 days in jail and two years of probation for failure to pay child support, Yolo County Child Support Services Director Mark Jones announced Thursday. Jose Luna Jr., 43, received the sentence Tuesday from Yolo Superior Court Commissioner Dennis A. Umanzio, Jones said in a news release. […]

City Hall staffs market booth

City Councilwoman Sue Greenwald and Councilman Stephen Souza will be at “City Hall at the Market” on Saturday. The city of Davis booth will be open from 9 a.m. to noon at the Davis Farmers Market in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. This month’s booth features the Police Department. Police Chief Landy Black will be available […]

Second Street paving delayed

Second Street construction has been delayed due to the threat of rain, said Kevin Burke, the city’s public works inspection supervisor. Roads will be open until Monday, when workers resume the paving work started this week, Burke said. Detours will be in place at Second Street between B and G streets and between H Street and the […]

Third Street to get safer, prettier: One option closes road to traffic

The city this week unveiled two concepts for transforming Third Street into a more functional and attractive pass-through between downtown Davis and UC Davis. Concept 1 is a “shared street space” design, featuring widened sidewalks and repaved road for both cars and bikes. There are two versions of the concept. One creates a thoroughfare that allows cars […]

Nursery school is enrolling

University Covenant Nursery School is continuing to enroll students in a new afternoon pre-kindergarten class for the 2011-12 school year. The class, for 4- and 5-year-olds, will be offered Monday through Thursday from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., following the Davis school district calendar. There is a $50 registration fee for the class. Partial tuition scholarships […]

Poems solicited for anthology; deadline is Monday

Monday is the deadline for submissions to an anthology of poetry about the city of Davis. Organized by Davis Poet Laureate Allegra Silberstein, the project is based entirely in Davis: The 60-page anthology will be printed at a local printer, sold at local businesses and performed at local poetry venues. The project is supported by […]