Davis Grad Night organizers are recruiting volunteers for the all-night party for graduating seniors from Davis, Da Vinci and King high schools and the Davis School for Independent Study. More than 250 parents and community members — age 21 and older — are needed to help staff the party, which begins Friday night, June 8, […]
More than $3 million separate the city of Davis and Neighborhood Partners LLC/Twin Pines Cooperative Foundation in settlement offers to resolve the long-standing legal disputes over the Davis Area Cooperative Housing Association, The Enterprise has learned. The city recently released several settlement offers that shed light on what Twin Pines and Neighborhood Partners want from […]
Just over a month has passed since Matt Carmichael became interim chief of the UC Davis Police Department, vowing to repair the damage caused by last fall’s pepper-spray controversy.
Since then, Carmichael has hired a consultant to revamp a department policy that hadn’t been updated in eight years. The consultant, Paul Harman, is a retired lieutenant from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department who also served 14 years with the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, the accrediting agency for California law enforcement.
Carmichael also has signed on with Lexipol, a public safety risk-management company that, at a cost of $6,000 per year, will keep that revised policy in sync with changes in state and federal law, as well as law-enforcement best practices.
The Davis Flea Market returns to the E Street Plaza, in the 200 block of E Street downtown, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The market features amateur, second-hand goods and local crafts as well as live music by Tha Dirt Feelin and Justin and the Jetpack. Local residents are invited to stop by […]
A Nicotine Anonymous group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Fridays at the Davis Lutheran Church at Eighth and B streets in Davis. The only requirement for membership is a desire to quit smoking. For more information, call Sherry at (530) 756-8767.
The city of Davis will join more than 1,000 local organizations, and more than 100,000 older adults, in all 50 states on Wednesday, May 30, to celebrate the 19th annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day. This year’s event, “Get Moving … Start Improving!,” hosted by the Davis Senior Center, will include a fitness walk, led by the […]
If you need it shorter, I’d cut the dean’s quote for starters. UC Davis psychology professor Robert Emmons practices what he researches, expressing thanks for a $5.6 million grant to advance the science of gratitude. “Thanks to the generosity of the John Templeton Foundation, we will be able to rapidly grow the science of gratitude […]
Bust out the sunscreen and floppy hat, the city pools are opening. Manor Pool, 1525 Tulip Lane, and Arroyo Pool, 2000 Shasta Drive, will open their gates for recreational swim on Tuesday, May 29. Spring recreational swim hours are 4 to 6 p.m. Monday to Fridays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Swimmers can renew […]
Details Who: Author Beth Levy reading from her book “Frontier Figures” and signing copies When: Noon Friday Where: Lounge at the UC Davis Bookstore in the Memorial Union Think about the open prairie, or the Western mountain ranges, and music comes to mind. Expansive music, evoking broad vistas. Music like Aaron Copland’s ballet scores “Billy […]
Prize-winning novelist Kim Stanley Robinson, a longtime Davis resident, will read from his new book “2312″ and sign copies at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Avid Reader, 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. As the book’s title suggests, “2312″ is set 300 years in the future, an era in which scientific and technological advances have […]
Davis poet laureate Allegra Silberstein will be the featured reader at the Woodland Public Library’s poetry series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 30. The event at the library, 250 First St. in Woodland, begins at 7 p.m.; the microphone will be open following Silberstein’s reading. Silberstein was named Davis’ first poet laureate in 2010. A […]
If you passed by the Roe Building at Fifth and G streets recently, you may have noticed something interesting — an experiment of sorts — happening on the other side of the big glass doors. Four artists, of broadly different styles and tastes, have gathered together in the makeshift studio at 764 Fifth St. to […]
Everything from gypsy music to polka, rock to Mexicali can be heard when Diego’s Umbrella headlines the Davis High School Blue & White Foundation’s fourth annual Concert on the Green. Gates open at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Wildhorse Golf Course, 2323 Rockwell Drive in Davis. Also featured are Beso Negro and Davis’ own […]
An exhibition of the influential work of the late photographer Oliver Gagliani can be seen throughout June at Gallery 1855 at the Davis Cemetery District office, 820 Pole Line Road. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Community members can meet Gagliani’s daughter at a free open house and reception from 1 […]