JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two bodies have been found in Mississippi during the search for a missing Tennessee woman and her three children, but the identities are not known, authorities said Saturday. The bodies were found late Friday night or early Saturday morning in a residence associated with the man charged with abducting Jo Ann […]
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — They knelt in prayer, ignored the judge and wouldn’t listen to Arabic translations as they confronted nearly 3,000 counts of murder. The self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and four co-defendants defiantly disrupted an arraignment that dragged into Saturday night in the opening act of the long-stalled […]
* Editor’s note: Each of the five candidates for Davis City Council was asked to pick a place in Davis important to them as the setting of their interviews for this series of profiles, which are publishing alphabetically this week. For Dan Wolk, it’s Sycamore Park. It’s probably less than a quarter-mile. No more than […]
Some time ago, back when our five City Council candidates were just introducing themselves to the voters, I issued the first set of “odds” for the council election in June and promised there may be future installments as events dictate. This is one such installment, even if this has been an uneventful campaign so far. […]
For the third year in a row, The Davis Enterprise won first place for general excellence — and snagged nine other first place awards — in the Better Newspapers Contest sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association. The top award is presented to a newspaper in each size division. The Enterprise competes in the 15,000-circulation-and-under […]
MacKenzie Smith, an academic research library leader specializing in information technology and digital knowledge management, has been chosen to lead the University Library at UC Davis. Smith, who was chosen through a national search, will lead the library’s integration of digital resources and information technology to serve the academic community into the future. The library […]
Davis and bicycles go together like toads and tunnels. We thought it would be fun to showcase some of the interesting examples of bicycle art that grace our fair town. Some you pass by daily, and others are tucked away, practically hidden from view unless you know where to look.
Although there are many more examples, these are some of our favorites.
UC Davis filed suit Friday against U.S. Bank, alleging that the bank breached its contract by shutting down its branch after repeated Occupy sit-ins there. On March 1, U.S. Bank pulled out of a 2009 agreement, worth an estimated $3 million over 10 years, with the money earmarked for student services. Bank officials said UCD […]
The Yolo County Board of Supervisors invites local residents to apply for vacancies on several advisory boards and commissions. For more information or to submit an application, visit www.yolocounty.org (go to Government > Board of Supervisors > Advisory Bodies), call the clerk of the board’s office (530) 666-8195 or contact your Yolo County supervisor. Vacancies […]
The Food Bank of Yolo County will distribute food to eligible Davis residents on Wednesday, May 16, as follows: * From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Davisville Apartments on Kennedy Place; * From 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St.; and * From 6 to 7 p.m. at […]
Nugget Markets has partnered with Yolo Community Care Continuum to make the local nonprofit a part of the grocer’s scrip program. Participants simply get a scrip card from YCCC and use it when they shop at Nugget Markets. Up to 4 percent of the proceeds from their purchases will go to the nonprofit with no […]
The Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District invites local students to submit artwork to the 2013 clean air calendar contest. Twelve submissions will be selected for inclusion in district’s 2013 clean air calendar, which is distributed to schools and will be available at no charge at the Yolo County Fair. The students whose work is selected will receive […]
The newly rebranded Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market — located at the hospital’s entrance at 2000 Sutter Place – reopens Thursday and runs each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Aug. 29. Opening day festivities include cooking demonstrations and tastings, face time with Dinger and Sacramento River Cats players, health screenings, giveaways plus […]
By Nanette Asimov BERKELEY — University of California officials dealing with student protests should “shift away from a mind set” focused on rules and regulations, and instead “recognize explicitly the historic role of civil disobedience” as a legitimate tactic, a new university report says. The analysis, presented Friday, was ordered up in November by UC President Mark Yudof after […]