For the record

A front-page story Wednesday incorrectly reported the percentage of 2007-08 UC Davis bachelor’s degree recipients who were unemployed or underemployed at the time of a university survey. Of 1,599 respondents, 22 percent reported being unemployed or underemployed one year after graduation.

February 28, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Second victim in fatal crash ID’d

Yolo County coroner’s officials have identified the second person killed in a fiery crash Saturday night near Dunnigan as Cheryl Ann Fortress, 34. Fortress was a resident of Paradise, not Willows as previously reported, said Mark Persons, a spokesman for the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department, which houses the coroner’s office. Both Fortress and another driver, […]

February 28, 2013 | Posted in Local News

Flower Arrangers will meet at I-House

Davis Flower Arrangers will meet on Wednesday, March 6, to enjoy a program by Shane Looper from San Francisco. Looper has entered flower arrangements in shows for more than 30 years and is a master accredited flower show judge. She also is associated with the California Garden Clubs Inc.  and will provide information about this […]

March 01, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

PTA kicks off supply closet drive at DHS open house

The Davis High School PTA is launching an effort to coordinate regular donations of basic consumable supplies and in-kind donations to DHS. Paper reams, white board pens, Lysol wipes, tissue and sanitizer are requested. The items will be placed in a supply closet accessible to teachers and staff at the school. The first date to donate is open house […]

February 28, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Drop off those Measure I ballots

It may be too late to mail your Measure I ballot to guarantee its arrival at the Yolo County Elections Office by the 8 p.m. Tuesday deadline. Voters should not despair, however. Ballots may be dropped in a secure box at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis, or at the Elections […]

March 01, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Cabrillo Club shows off awards at sopas dinner

The directors of the Yolo Cabrillo Club No. 26 recently attended the state Cabrillo Club Convention in Visalia. The Yolo club was honored with awards in all seven categories of service: first place for publicity and third place for overall club, scholarship, all-sports, civic affairs, membership and Americanization. The awards and prize-winning publicity books will […]

March 05, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

No on I will be at market

The No on Measure I campaign will be at the Davis Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. “We are happy to answer questions about No on I and to discuss your concerns,” a news release said. Lawn signs also will be available. For more information, […]

March 01, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Yosemite plans to restore giant Sequoia grove

By Peter Fimrite The days may be numbered for soda-slurping tourists in flip-flops who enjoy parking their sport utility vehicles under the giant sequoias of Yosemite and tromping around in human herds amid theme-park-style trams, car exhaust and noise. The National Park Service on Tuesday released its long-awaited environmental review of plans to restore the […]

February 27, 2013 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Despite higher variable rates, Rancho Yolo residents will pay less overall for water

Last week, Jerry Hallee, president of the Yolo Rancho Community Association, publicly raised concerns that he and his neighbors at the East Davis mobile home park would be charged unfair rates for water over the next two years under the city’s proposed water billing models. When Hallee got ahold of one the Proposition 218 notices […]

February 27, 2013 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

Council rescues Stonegate stone pines from chopping block, for now

A pack of Stonegate residents walked into the Community Chambers on Tuesday sporting paper “Option 4″ badges to support the salvation of the Italian stone pine trees in their West Davis neighborhood that city engineers had “marked for death.” At the end of the meeting, with the trees at least temporarily saved, the group walked […]

February 27, 2013 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

Council vote on Fire Department staffing looms

Members of Davis Firefighters Local 3494 are taking their quest to maintain four-person fire crews to the public. Firefighters have been knocking on doors and speaking with neighborhood groups — including at a forum held Tuesday night at Pioneer Elementary School — about a proposal to reduce Davis’ fire engine crews from four personnel to […]

February 27, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: Plenty of space for all views in this paper

FAIR AND BALANCED? … no, The Enterprise isn’t Fox News, thank heavens, but I do get tired of the handful of folks who continue to bellyache that the only opinions allowed into this hallowed gazette are those of the Above-Pictured Columnist … nothing could be further from the truth … just last Sunday, we ran […]

February 27, 2013 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Arrested West Sacramento officer faces 35 felony counts

A West Sacramento police officer accused of sexually assaulting six women faces 35 felony counts of rape, kidnapping, forced sodomy and forced oral copulation, according to a 15-page indictment made public Tuesday. Sergio Alvarez was on uniformed patrol during the alleged crimes and threatened to arrest and jail the women if they didn’t comply with […]

February 27, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Woodland officer hurt in crash

A Woodland police officer responding to a call was injured Tuesday morning when his car collided with a pickup truck. Lt. Anthony Cucchi said the officer was dispatched shortly before 7 a.m. to reports of another officer needing assistance at an alarm call. He proceeded “code three” — lights and sirens activated — westbound on […]

February 27, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,