Bob Dunning: Shedding light on the wayward UC logo

LET THERE BE LIGHT … contrary to popular opinion, our friends at the University of California did their homework before unveiling that snappy new logo that was eventually rejected in favor of the tried and true version from long ago … “I was asked about the new logo,” reports Tony at without a hint […]

Saylor plans office hours Tuesday

Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor will hold an open office hour session from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at Peet’s Coffee & Tea, 231 E St. in downtown Davis. The purpose of this session is to listen to community concerns and questions about county issues and operations. Saylor may be reached on Yolo County business […]

Don’t Light Tonight alert issued for Friday

A Don’t Light Tonight advisory has been declared for Davis on Friday, and residents are asked to refrain from burning wood. Wood smoke has serious health impacts, especially for children, the elderly and those with lung ailments, an air district spokesman said. Certain meteorological conditions that typically lead to increased air pollution from wood smoke are […]

Speaker discusses ‘the true cost of oil’

Learn more What: Garth Lenz, photojournalist, presenting a slide show and talk When: 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 Where: United Methodist Church of Davis, 1620 Anderson Road Donation: $15-$20; students free; pre-register at “The True Cost of Oil: Images of Beauty and Devastation” is the title of a slideshow talk to be given in […]

Gone fishin’

Joe Ford, left, and Eric Castro of Citrus Heights make good use of the last day of their fishing licenses on Monday, as they fish for sturgeon on the Lisbon Slough, east of Woodland. The sun sets in the background of this pastoral scene. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo FishermenW Joe Ford, left, and Eric Castro fish […]

Inspiration through ‘likes’ and a new point of view

Longtime Davis resident Dave Webb is replacing the dull sheen cast by winter’s gray skies with vibrancy — by using colorful camera filters and carefully framed pictures to abstract the local landscape.

And, believe it or not, he’s doing it all with a smartphone. That’s right, the images in Webb’s exhibit, “Saturate Yolo,” were all taken with an iPhone. The exhibit opens Saturday in the Tsao Gallery at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St.

Webb, 56, has lived and worked in Davis since 1974. He was the first marketing director for both …

New year ushers in Davis fitness classes

With the new year often comes a resolution to get in shape. But even with local resources available to achieve that goal, it often goes unfulfilled. In fact, losing weight is No. 1 on the list of resolutions made by Americans, according to a 2012 study by the University of Scranton in the Journal of […]

Explorit: Chemistry is behind winter’s frost

By Lisa Justice Special to the Enterprise The grass is white and crunchy, the sidewalk slippery and the car windows opaque. The frost has come. But what comprises this icy coating is a beautiful chemistry-induced wonder of nature! Frost happens when humid air gets so cold that it can’t hold water anymore. When that happens, […]

Need a new best friend?

Beau, a 1-year-old, neutered male tri-colored purebred coonhound, is a super-sweet and energetic boy who loves to play with other dogs. Molly, a 6-year-old spayed female Labrador/German shepherd mix, is a perfect first dog. She’s gentle, loves everyone, plays great with other dogs and could play ball all day. Come and meet the many dogs […]

Measure I supporters at Farmers Market

Local residents who have questions about the upcoming election and water issues in Davis are invited to stop by the Measure I booth at Saturdays Davis Farmers Market in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Volunteers and members of the Davis Water Advisory Committee will be available to answer questions.

Learn more about neuropathy at meeting

Do you, or someone you care for, have burning, tingling or numbness in your feet or hands? If so, this may stem from a form of neuropathy that can have many causes. To learn more from others with similar symptoms and to receive support, attend the next meeting of the Davis Neuropathy Group from 3:30 to 5 […]

Davis Bicycles!: Become a night rider

By Maria Contreras Tebbutt The holidays are over and solstice has passed and here we are in the coldest and darkest months of the year. Time to ride a bike? Well, maybe. With a little preparation, you could be enjoying one of the greatest thrills of your life. Riding a bike after dark feels like […]

Exhibits on Davis treasures, MLK open at museum

The Hattie Weber Museum of Davis will open two new exhibits Saturday. Featured will be items discovered in a “dig” on the grounds of the Dresbach mansion during the construction of Mansion Square in the 1970s. Jeff Cadway got permission to excavate the old well next to the mansion and unearthed a fascinating collection of […]

Library’s history is focus of meeting

The Dixon Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Methodist Church of Dixon, 209 N. Jefferson St. in Dixon. Nancy Schrott of the Dixon Women’s Improvement Club and Susan B. Werrin of the Dixon Carnegie Library Preservation Society will chronicle how the women’s club obtained the Dixon Public Library for the […]