Yolo Hospice: Group helps participants move forward from grief

In December, The Enterprise printed a column in which Beverley Radford shared her methods of coping with grief during the holidays. This month, we are following up with Beverley to get an update on her story of living with loss. “When my husband of 32 years, Michael, died 3 1/2 years ago, I felt life […]

Beer-pedalers

The beer that Soroptimist International of Davis sells at the Davis Farmers Market’s Picnic in the Park will arrive by bike, thanks to this beautiful new cart built by Sudwerk Brewery’s Brennan Fleming. The cart — made from recycled pallets — holds, cools and has taps for four kegs. From left, are Soroptimists Mary Parton, […]

Paws for thought: Tax return check-off will help cover shelters’ costs

Want to feel good while paying your California income taxes? Donate to the Municipal Shelter Spay-Neuter Fund and prevent pet overpopulation. Just check line 412 in the “voluntary contributions” box, and write in the amount you’d like to donate. You will have helped to reduce the euthanasia rate for thousands of California pets. According to […]

UnCollege founder will speak at Winters library

Dale Stephens, author of the recently published “Hacking Your Education: Ditch the Lectures, Save Tens of Thousands, and Learn More Than Your Peers Ever Will” will speak about his book on Thursday. His talk will run from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Winters Community Library, 708 Railroad Ave. in Winters. Stephens got his start […]

Mental health input sought

The Yolo County Local Mental Health Advisory Board invites mental health clients, family members, friends and concerned citizens to offer their input on how established programs are working and to suggest ideas for possible improvement. The meeting will run from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 25, at the Yolo County Department of Employment and […]

Start your Picnic Day with pancakes

Continuing a tradition that goes back more than half a century, the Davis Odd Fellows Lodge will present its annual Picnic Day Breakfast on Saturday from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Pancakes, French toast, sausages, coffee, juice and oranges will be served at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. The cost is $5 per person, […]

Turn off your lights Saturday night, for Earth Hour

The Cool Davis Community Action Team challenges Davis residents and businesses to join in observing Earth Hour, an electricity-free global event that runs from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday. “Enjoy the dark time with friends in the neighborhood or simply take time to watch the night sky,” a news release said. “With no distracting electronics […]

Better colleges failing to lure talented poor

By David Leonhardt Most low-income students who have top test scores and grades do not even apply to the nation’s best colleges, according to a new analysis of every high school student who took the SAT in a recent year. The pattern contributes to widening economic inequality and low levels of mobility in this country, […]

Plans for Dixon movie studio take a step forward

By Barry Eberling DIXON — Dixon’s self-image is depicted in the city seal – vast stretches of farmland in front of a small town, a semirural scene without a hint of Hollywood. That could change if Morning View LCC is able to pull off its attempt to build a film studio on the south side […]

Hate crime victim: I’ll be more vigilant

Lawrence “Mikey” Partida’s days begin at 7 a.m. with a shower, a once-simple task that for now requires the assistance of hospital staff.

From there, he goes to rounds of physical, occupational and speech therapy to rebuild skills he lost when an alleged hate-crime beating on March 10 fractured his skull and caused bleeding to his brain. He’s also under the care of a neurological psychologist and is taking both pain and anti-seizure medications.

“I’ve noticed slower movements,” Partida said in an interview Friday evening at the Sacramento acute rehabilitation facility where he expects to spend at least the next two weeks, and possibly as long as a month, as he continues his recovery.

Protesters break windows, ATMs in downtown Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) — Police say activists protesting capitalism broke windows and vandalized ATMs at several banks in downtown Oakland. Oakland police say no one was arrested and no injuries were reported after a protest march turned violent Friday night. The Oakland Tribune reports about 50 protesters caused damage at the branches of several banks, including […]

New vet med research building enhances collaboration

Asked about the value of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine’s new research building, beyond its $58.5 million price tag, Swee Teh, the director of the aquatic health program, nodded at young researchers from his lab. “Look at all the smiling faces,” Teh said, adding, “I think most of them come early now.” The vet […]

Man allegedly resists arrest, ditches illegal pipe in Davis

Police arrested 27-year old Jose Meza, a Sacramento resident, after he allegedly tried to evade police and discard his drug paraphernalia early Saturday in downtown Davis. The incident began at 1:15 a.m., with Davis police responding to reports of a physical alternation on Third Street near Bistro 33. Once there, responding officers identified Meza as matching a description given of […]

Picnic in the Park returns Wednesday

Break out the picnic blankets and baskets! Picnic in the Park returns to the Davis Farmers Market on Wednesday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Central Park, Third and C streets in downtown Davis. The family-friendly celebration features live music by local bands from 5 p.m. to dark, an international food fair, a beer and […]