Museum announces holiday schedule

The Hattie Weber Museum of Davis, 445 C St. in downtown Davis, will be closed on Wednesdays, Nov. 26, Dec.24 and Dec. 31, so that volunteers can celebrate the holidays with their families. Regular Saturday hours, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will not be affected.

Bob Hope interview pulled from ‘the vault’

The latest episode of “Davis Media Access: From the Vault” is a 1990 interview that features local notables Bob Dunning and Lori Aldrete interviewing the inimitable Bob Hope. The comedian was in Davis to help raise money for an expansion to the Davis Senior Center. The eight-minute piece was produced by Davis Community Television and […]

At the Pond: Stop, look and listen

Are you planning your Thanksgiving walk? Who knows what you will see along the greenbelts, at the ponds, at the UC Davis Arboretum waterway, at the Yolo Basin Wildlife Area, on the banks of Putah Creek or along our city streets. What you see in November changes a lot over the years. In 2007, I excitedly […]

Fairfield School enjoys a festive feast

Thursday was Cooking Day for the 47 students at Fairfield Elementary School, along with staff and volunteer parents. Located in rural Davis, and opened in 1866, Fairfield School serves students in kindergarten through third grade. It is a neighborhood school for local country families and an alternative to larger schools for children from the city […]

No hazardous waste collection after Thanksgiving

Household hazardous waste will not be collected Friday, Nov. 28, at the Yolo County Landfill, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. With the exception of this date, the Yolo County Division of Integrated Waste Management collects household hazardous waste at the landfill, 44090 County Road 28H, every Friday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The […]

LCI marks 50 years with special service

As a way to celebrate the beginning of Lent, Lutheran Church of the Incarnation members and friends will gather for a special worship service on Sunday, Nov. 30, at 9:30 a.m. at the Varsity Theatre, 616 Second St. in downtown Davis. Lutheran Church of the Incarnation celebrated its first worship service on Sunday, Nov. 29, 1964, […]

Right at home: gifts you can use and use up

By Kim Cook The holiday catalogs and gift guides are starting to pour in, full of wonderful stuff to wrap for friends and family. But what about those who don’t really want more stuff? Small-space dwellers don’t have room for much. Seniors may not either, or may just not want the burden of more things […]

Horse owners needed for online survey

The Center for Equine Health at UC Davis is seeking input from horse owners, trainers, riders and veterinarians for an online survey regarding the management practices of all performance horse disciplines. Claudia Sonder, a veterinarian and director of the Center for Equine Health, is conducting a study to help identify links between performance-horse management practices […]

For the record

Friday’s story did not accurately report the action taken by the Davis Board of Education on a new board policy regarding complaints involving a member of the board or the member’s family. The new policy states that the board, in consultation with the superintendent or designee, will make decisions related to the investigation.

California unemployment steady at 7.3 percent

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s unemployment rate for October was 7.3 percent, which remain unchanged from the previous month even as the state increased payroll jobs. The state Employment Development Department released figures Friday showing steady gains since the jobless rate hit a recession-era high of 12.4 percent in February 2010. Nationally, the unemployment rate decreased in October to […]

Enterprise observes holiday hours

The Thanksgiving holiday this week necessitates some changes in office hours and delivery schedules at The Davis Enterprise. The main office at 315 G St. will close at noon Wednesday, Nov. 26, and be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28. The deadline for classified ads and legal notices for the editions of Nov. 28 and […]

Bell-ringers still needed this holiday season

Salvation Army volunteers will begin their annual bell-ringing campaign on Monday, Nov. 24, at locations around Davis. Organizers sill have 30 hours of open shifts at the Davis post office, 2020 Fifth St., waiting for volunteers. Help is needed in one- to two-hour shifts from 9:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28; Thursday, Dec. […]

Davis Community Church history recounted in Sunday talk

The history of Davis Community Church will be the topic Sunday when the Yolo County Historical Society presents the latest in its monthly illustrated history talks, from 2 to 3:15 p.m. in the church sanctuary, 412 C St. The speaker will be Dennis Dahlin, a society board member and DCC congregant. On weekdays, Dahlin is […]

Thanksgiving feast is open to all

Davis Community Meals welcomes all comers to give thanks at a free holiday feast from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Episcopal Church of St. Martin parish hall, 640 Hawthorn Lane. In addition, the nonprofit organization will serve its regular meal on Tuesday, Nov. 25, from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. All members […]