Lecture looks at integrated GATE program

Fred Brill, superintendent of the Lafayette School District, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Harper Junior High School multipurpose room, 4000 E. Covell Blvd. in Davis. Brill will explain how the Lafayette district adapted from a GATE program model in which 20 to 30 percent of students were assigned to segregated classrooms to […]

National Charity League comes to Davis

A chapter of the National Charity League has formed in Davis. The league is a nonprofit organization with a mission to foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. Membership is open to mothers and daughters in seventh through 11th grades who either live in or attend […]

Research plane detects natural gas leaks

UC Davis atmospheric scientist Stephen Conley is flying over the spine of California, tracing 600 miles of Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s natural gas pipeline for methane leaks. Specialized instruments on Conley’s plane allow UCD researchers to detect gas leaks several miles downwind from the source. “What sets us apart is we use atmospheric science […]

Market board has opening for community member

A community representative seat, with a two-year term, is open on the Davis Farmers Market board of directors, market manager Randii MacNear has announced. Community representatives are elected by market association sellers. This is a volunteer seat aimed at people interested in supporting the market and acting as a liaison between Davis consumers and the Davis […]

Nominate a deserving teen for a Golden Heart Award

The deadline for the city of Davis Golden Heart Award nominations is fast approaching. The awards, created to honor Davis student Andrew Mockus, who died in 1992, recognize local teens for outstanding service to their community or for overcoming significant personal challenges. Teens may be nominated by anyone in the community and will be recognized […]

McKinney featured at poetry reading

Poet Joshua McKinney will read his work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, as part of the Poetry Night Reading Series. Poetry lovers will gather at the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. in downtown Davis. McKinney is the author of three books of poetry: “Saunter,” co-winner of the University of Georgia Press Poetry Series […]

Fiscal cliff and schools on ‘Davisville’

Davis Enterprise education reporter Jeff Hudson discusses the fiscal cliff and other topics involving Davis schools on the current edition of the community radio show “Davisville.” The program, hosted by Bill Buchanan, airs on KDRT-LP, 95.7 FM, at 5:30 p.m. Monday, 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. Saturday, and midnight both Saturday and Sunday. The discussion […]

Spirit of creative exchange goes on year-round at Art Center

Check it out What: Davis Art Center Holiday Sale When: Noon-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Where: 1919 F St. Info: www.davisartcenter.org The holidays are here, but the elves have been working all year long. I’m not talking about Santa’s elves (although I’m sure they’ve been very busy, too). I’m talking […]

December flea market is Sunday

The Davis Flea Market — a nonprofit organization promoting community through grassroots commerce, art and performance — sets up shop on the first Sunday of every month. The next market is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m Sunday on the E Street Plaza in downtown Davis. More vendors and performers are needed; visit www.davisfleamarket.com.

Ink Monkey accepts donations for FamiliesFirst

Local residents are invited to stop by Ink Monkey through Saturday and donate a new, unwrapped toy for the children of FamiliesFirst and receive a limited-edition Ink Monkey holiday T-shirt. FamiliesFirst is a nonprofit agency that provides a residential program in Davis for boys and girls ages 10 to 18. “Please help Ink Monkey bring […]

Get tech answers at Senior Center

Members of the Davis High School Technology Club will answer technology-related questions about computers, phones, iPads or other devices at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. All ages are welcome. Sign up by calling 530-757-5696. Be sure to bring your device the day of the program. For information, go online […]

Local group gives hope to kids

AJD Angels of Hope will host a free event Saturday afternoon at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St., to celebrate the first anniversary of achieving 501(c)(3) nonprofit status. “Giving and Hope for Kids” will run from 1 to 4 p.m. and will feature free food, entertainment by UC Davis performers and arts and […]

Soroptimists offer special scholarships

Women who need further education to realize their goal of being better providers for their families are invited to apply for the Women’s Opportunity Award grant from Soroptimist International. Each of the two Davis clubs is offering a $2,000 scholarship this year. The grant is for a mature woman who is the head or her […]

France to recognize Palestinian state at U.N.

PARIS (AP) — France announced Tuesday that it plans to vote in favor of recognizing a Palestinian state at the U.N. General Assembly this week. With the announcement, France becomes the first major European country to come out in favor, dealing a setback to Israel. The timing of the announcement appears aimed at swaying other […]