Woodlanders arrested in three-county drug bust

Dozens of law-enforcement officers fanned out across three counties last week to bust a suspected methamphetamine trafficking ring, arresting seven people — including a Woodland man alleged to have been the ringleader. The four-month investigation led by the Yuba/Sutter Narcotic Enforcement Team (NET-5) culminated Thursday with search warrants being served at seven locations, two of […]

Don’t Light Tonight advisory issued for Wednesday

A Don’t Light Tonight advisory has been declared for Davis on Wednesday, 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 […]

Yolo deputies shoot aggressive pit bulls

Yolo County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot two pit bulls that charged them during a probation search Monday in Woodland, sheriff’s officials said. Sgt. Lance Faille said the incident occurred at about 9:20 a.m. at a home in the 100 block of Antelope Street. Deputies arrived to find two people at the residence, along with three […]

Slabaugh settles in as Davis High band director

That’s the ticket What: Davis High School Bands’ “Winter Rhapsody” concert When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday Where: Brunelle Performance Hall, Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Admission: Free, but donations to the DHS Band Boosters are welcome Longtime Davis High band director Fred Lange retired last June, and Tom Slabaugh was hired over the summer […]

Willett’s winter wonderland

Georgia Nichols, a third-grader at Willett Elementary School (in hot pink), is flanked by fellow members of the Willett Chorus at their winter concert Monday. Longtime teacher Claudia Krich, who retired several years ago, continues to direct the third- through sixth-grade chorus as a volunteer. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo willet chorus2W Georgia Nichols, a third-grader at […]

For the record

The headline in Tuesday’s edition of The Enterprise regarding the San Francisco Symphony concert at the Mondavi Center was incorrect. Tickets for Friday’s concert are $35-$58 general, $17.50-$29 for students.

Gentle movement brings improvement

The Davis Senior Center is accepting registration for classes designed to provide relief for aches and pains associated with daily activities. The Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement classes help adults move with greater ease and flexibility. Lessons use a method of movement exploration consisting of slow, easy movement sequences within each student’s comfort range. Students will […]

Major rural road will be closed temporarily

County Road 98 from County Road 25A to County Road 27 northwest of Davis will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Thursday through Friday, Jan. 24. AT&T telephone lines along that stretch of road will be relocated as part of the Road 98 safety improvement project, a Yolo County spokeswoman […]

In-home caregivers are topic of discussion

“How to Hire An In-Home Caregiver” will be the topic of discussion at the Family Caregiving 101 education meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3. It will take place in the Woodland Healthcare Courtyard Conference Room, 1207 Fairchild Court in Woodland. For more information, call 530-666-8828.

Family caregivers will gather in Woodland

The Triple S Family Caregiver Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, in the Woodland Healthcare Courtyard Conference Room, 1207 Fairchild Court in Woodland. The discussion group will address common concerns and community resources. For more information, call 530-666-8828.

Female caregivers will gather at Covell Gardens

The Women Spouses Caregiver Support Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Atria Covell Gardens, 1111 Alvarado Ave. in Davis. The meeting will include a tour of the memory care facility and a complimentary lunch. RSVP to Peggy Phelps at Woodland Healthcare’s Yolo Adult Day Health Center, 530-666-8828 or peggy.phelps@dignityhealth.org.

Enjoy ‘mad science’ at the library

The Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis, welcomes the Mad Science Laboratory from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday. Children from kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to view experiments in physics and chemistry, ranging from volcanic reactions to spinning centrifugal force. Children will learn to identify physical forces and molecular interactions in everyday […]

Northern Illinois frat members charged in hazing death

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Nearly two dozen fraternity members at Northern Illinois University have been charged with hazing-related counts after a freshman was found dead at their fraternity house following a night of drinking. DeKalb police and prosecutors issued arrest warrants Monday for 22 members of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity in DeKalb. Five members […]