City manager: Davis will be ‘south of green’ if parks tax fails

City Manager Steve Pinkerton painted a grim picture for the City Council on Tuesday when he described what would happen to Davis’ parks if voters reject a renewal of the parks maintenance tax on June 5. Pinkerton laid out two options for where cuts would be made if the city loses the $1.36 million generated […]

Report: Female farmworkers suffer sex abuse

By Tracie Cone FRESNO (AP) — Farmworker women across the United States are commonly sexual harassed and assaulted, in part because their immigration status makes them fearful of calling police, according to a report being released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch. The survey by the international rights group mirrors two previous reports on the risks facing women and girls that […]

Have some fun by dunkin’ Davis

Local politicians, coaches, business leaders, school leaders, UC Davis representatives and The Davis Enterprise’s own Bob Dunning will be sitting in the hot seat at a dunk tank Thursday at Celebrate Davis! The free family-friendly festival sponsored by the Davis Chamber of Commerce runs from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Community Park. The event includes […]

A sincere apology would be honorable

YE SHALL REAP WHAT YE SHALL SOW … alarmed to see his name listed as an endorser on one of the most vicious pieces of campaign literature ever to hit Yolo County mailboxes, Sheriff Ed Prieto wasted little time telling judicial candidate Clint Parish that he was withdrawing his endorsement … Ed Prieto is a […]

Uniting UCD will take time, lawmakers told

Four reports have been written about the Nov. 18 pepper-spraying of unarmed Occupy UC Davis protesters or the UC system’s policing of protests.

Now, the hard work begins.

“It’s time to move forward,” state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, said Tuesday during a three-hour joint legislative hearing on police use of force at UC and California State University campuses.

“What my concern, right now, is that there needs to be a shared understanding on the campus …”

Meet Wolk at coffee, wine/cheese party

Davis voters have a couple of chances to meet and talk with City Councilman Dan Wolk over the coming week. On Sunday, Robert and Yvonne Mazalewski will host a coffee from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at their home in Central Davis. For more information and to RSVP, email Yvonne at The following Wednesday, Heidy and […]

Meet Brett Lee at neighborhood gathering

Davis City Council candidate Brett Lee invites Davis voters to attend one of his campaign’s friendly neighborhood gatherings. These are opportunities for voters to ask Lee questions about the issues that concern them most. On Sunday, Lee will meet voters at the home of Dorothy Place, 1724 Albion Place in East Davis, from 3 to […]

Parents, teachers rally Wednesday

Parents and teachers will gather at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the oak tree deck in Central Park for a rally opposing a 20 percent increase in class sizes and proposed teacher pay cuts. The group then will march across the street to the Davis Board of Education meeting at the Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 […]

Parish ads heat up Yolo judicial race

What had been a cordial Yolo County judicial race changed dramatically in tone this week with the release of two campaign mailers linking incumbent Judge Dan Maguire to the shortened prison term for the son of one of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s political allies — a decision that Maguire says he had no involvement in. […]

Woodlanders robbed of drugs, cash

Woodland police are seeking two men who robbed a couple of cash and marijuana at gunpoint Monday morning. Sgt. Victoria Danzl said the robbery occurred at about 11 a.m. at an apartment in the 1700 block of Sixth Street. A female victim told police she was inside the apartment when her boyfriend allowed the suspects […]

Burglary victim aids in suspect’s arrest

A 71-year-old Davis man helped police nab a burglary suspect. While doing yardwork around his B Street home at about 10 a.m. Sunday, the man spotted someone stealing a bicycle from his garage, Lt. Paul Doroshov said. The man confronted the burglar, who dropped the bike and ran north on B Street with the victim […]

A story of love and immigration, as told through dance

Check it out What: “Le Projet Migration” When: 8 p.m. Saturday Where: Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Tickets: $10, available at the door Christine Germain didn’t come to the United States from Canada in 2006 with any intention of getting married and staying here. Marriage isn’t particularly big among young people in Quebec, she […]

Fight leads to assault arrest

Davis police arrested a Sacramento teen on assault charges Saturday following a downtown altercation. Lt. Paul Doroshov said officers were dispatched at about 11 p.m. to reports of a fight in progress at Fourth and E streets. Three juveniles were still on scene and said a man had pulled a knife on them and struck […]

Remembered forever

Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto speaks Tuesday morning at the dedication ceremony for Tony Diaz Drive, the main road leading to the Sheriff’s Department campus off East Gibson Road in Woodland, which has been named for the slain deputy. Members of the Yolo County Board of Supervisors and law enforcement representatives from throughout the county […]