West Sacramento police announced Wednesday the arrest of a 17-year-old boy in connection with the May 2 fatal burning of a stray cat. Lt. Tod Sockman said the suspect, a West Sacramento resident whose name was not released because he is a minor, faces felony animal cruelty charges. Two animal-welfare organizations offered a combined $5,000 […]
With space at a premium inside Davis’ borders, the importance of the housing aspect of city planning may never be higher than it is now. Thus, the Enterprise asked the five City Council candidates to respond to the following question: What is your stance on growth in Davis in general? Do you believe in densification and infill projects and/or in building on the periphery of the city? How would you provide affordable housing to young families and to meet senior citizens’ needs?
Their answers appear verbatim.
Stephen Souza, 57, is serving his second term on the City Council. He also owns and operates Ultra Clean Pool Services in Davis:
A free e-waste recycling event will be offered by the UC Davis chapter of the Tzu Chi Foundation from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Save Mart at 1900 Anderson Road. “Get rid of your old TV or broken monitor,” organizers said. “You won’t even have to get out of your car. […]
Authorities have arrested a 36-year-old Dixon man in connection with burglaries at both city and PG&E corporation yards earlier this month. Davis police Lt. Paul Doroshov said the suspect stole numerous items, including large power tools and a stripped-down police car that was headed for auction, from the Fifth Street corporation yards. Investigators believe he […]
As we head into summer, gardeners may be looking for plants that give lots of landscape value with little input. For ease of growth, abundance of bloom, and interesting foliage, here are 10 plants I keep coming back to in the months of May and June for garden performance. 1. Buddleia Royal Red (butterfly bush) — Butterfly […]
Students, faculty and parents honored more than 200 students from the Davis High School Class of 2012 on Tuesday during the annual DHS Senior Awards Night. “(We’re here) to award the accomplishments and hard work of our students,” DHS Principal Jacqui Moore said. “They’re a phenomenal group.” Students were honored for scholarships and awards received from […]
SACRAMENTO (AP) — The state Senate has passed a bipartisan bill aimed at protecting small businesses from attorneys who demand quick settlement money under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, a Democrat from Sacramento, and Sen. Bob Dutton, a Republican from Rancho Cucamonga, say they are trying to balance the […]
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s executive office on Wednesday called on the 17 countries in the eurozone to create a “banking union” that can centrally oversee and — if needed — bail out the sector, which has become a weak link in the continent’s financial system. Bank failures have already overwhelmed the public finances […]
A complete list of honors follows: LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS Administrative Leadership Team Scholarship: Noemi Sandoval Cache Creek Conservancy Scholarship: Melecio Estrella California School Employees Association Scholarships: Emily Kiernan, Kyle Nadler Davis Chamber of Commerce Scholarship: Jordan Ramalingam Davis Chinese Association Scholarships Davis Chinese Association Scholarship: William Liu Annie Tsao Van Memorial Scholarship: Anna Jiang Gregory Chin Memorial Scholarship: Feiyang Liu […]
Everything from paella to gyros, banh mi burgers to samosas will be featured at a Street Food Rodeo from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday in the parking lot at 800 Sixth St. in downtown Davis. An “international collection of street food that will stampede your palate and keep you bucking for more,” has been rounded […]
Arnold Bauer, a professor emeritus of history at UC Davis and a longtime resident of Yolo County, has gathered what remains of his wit and energy to write a coming-of-age memoir called “Time’s Shadow: Remembering a Family Farm in Kansas” (University Press of Kansas, 2012) As the current edition of the Atlantic Magazine puts it, […]
Special to The Enterprise I first came to Davis Media Access — then Davis Community Television — in late 1995. I was in charge of our college interns and with them produced hours of community-centered programming every week. I believe 1996 was my first taste of local election programming. I watched in fascination as more […]
Details What: Empyrean Ensemble concert featuring new music written to accompany silent films When: 7 p.m. Monday Where: Vanderhoef Studio Theatre, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis Tickets: $20 general, $8students; www.mondaviarts.org, (530) 754-2787 The Empyrean Ensemble — the resident professional new music group at UC Davis — will wrap up its season with a […]
Birch Lane Elementary School is offering obsolete library books and textbooks to the community, beginning Wednesday, May 30. Books will be available after school dismissal outside the library while they last. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.