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LCI marks 50 years with special service

As a way to celebrate the beginning of Advent, 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 […]

Bob Dunning: Another year, another Big Game by the Bay

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. You see, every year, for as many years as I can remember, I open my Big Game column with the words “I can’t believe it’s that time of year again. The one week of the year I dread more than any other. The week when I feel as […]

School board adopts new policy involving complaints

The Davis school board took up two agenda items at its meeting Thursday evening that stem from last winter’s high-profile controversy involving the Davis High School volleyball coach. Coach Julie Crawford’s contract initially was not renewed because of a complaint filed by then-Trustee Nancy Peterson’s family. Following an extensive, and expensive, investigation, Crawford was rehired, […]

Former Woodland firefighter arrested for embezzlement

A former Woodland firefighter is facing a felony embezzlement charge after allegedly using a city-issued credit card for personal expenditures, according to the Woodland Police Department. Dominic Norman, 41, of Vacaville, is suspected of using public funds to make the purchases during 2013, but “it took a little while before it came to light,” Lt. […]

Life and career come together: Teresa Gould talks about new life in Davis

Teresa Gould knows a little something about college athletics. For the past 25 years, the Iowa native has been making schools, leagues and organizations better through promotion, fundraising, consultation and watching purse strings. Until earlier this year, Gould spent the past decade as the deputy athletic director at the University of California — No. 2 in command […]

FBI renews search for suspect in 2007 Davis shooting

Officials from the FBI’s Sacramento division announced this week a renewed effort to locate Julio Cesar Guevara-Mejia, a Honduran national charged with attempting to kill his former girlfriend seven years ago this month at a South Davis motel. Authorities say Guevara-Mejia, now 42, used a teenage boy to lure the 19-year-old woman to the Motel 6 […]

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