Senior homeowners may apply for Measure C exemption

Davis senior citizens who own the home they live in may apply for an exception to Measure C, the school parcel tax that was recently approved by local voters. Forms for the Measure C senior exemption — as well as other senior exemptions for CFD No. 1 and Measure A — are available online at […]

Yudof affirms support for Katehi

University of California President Mark Yudof on Wednesday repeated his support for UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi following the release of reports on the Nov. 18 pepper-spraying of protesters on campus. “Whatever mistakes were made, Chancellor Katehi has stepped up and taken full responsibility,” Yudof said during his opening remarks at the UC Board of […]

Pool power

Nora Abduli practices her kicks under the watchful eye of swim instructor Olivia Terry on Tuesday afternoon at Community Pool. The pool reopened this week under a new Aquadarts contract with the city of Davis that continues through the summer. The Aquadarts will pay the city $18,000 to keep the pool open; a Splash and […]

Hinshaw collects big payout for Hawaii sabbatical

HONOLULU (AP) — The outgoing chancellor of the University of Hawaii’s flagship Manoa campus will be paid nearly $300,000 for a 10-month sabbatical. Virginia Hinshaw announced last year she’ll be stepping down from the position as of June 30. She earns $344,880, which reflects a 5 percent pay cut administrators took last year and other […]

Per Capita Davis: Polls show an attitude adjustment

About 10 years ago, it seemed every opinion poll showed significant public awareness (usually 75 percent and up) of climate change and support for efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In the past five years or so, the percentage has been reported as trending downwards to where it’s about a 50-50 proposition. Most reports attribute […]

Malcolm X, remembered

The Davis Action Coalition presents “Malcolm X — Make It Plain” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. This is the sixth annual Malcolm X event, which was rescheduled from May 19. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. Admission is […]

Music teacher passes the baton

After four decades of teaching at St. James School, longtime music teacher Mary Klisiewicz is passing the baton to a younger teacher. “I know I’m going to miss the kids, and directing the choir. Students are like cake to me, and the choir is like frosting,” Klisiewicz said. Klisiewicz — better known around campus as […]

On budget, for council candidates it’s all about personnel

Davis faces daunting economic circumstances: a down economy, rising costs of employee health care and pensions, the loss of Redevelopment Agency funds and growing unmet needs (roads, bike paths, sidewalks). In the second of four weekly stories, The Enterprise asked the five City Council candidates the following question: If elected, how would you guide the […]

New services at Yolo Adult Day Health Center

Woodland Healthcare’s Yolo Adult Day Health Center announces two new programs to promote independence and safety for older adults — care coordination and extended hours. Care coordination is individualized support by a medical social worker and registered nurse to assist with health monitoring, service needs and planning. Also, recognizing the challenges of the working caregiver, […]

Speaker addresses threats to teaching evolution in public schools

A lecture next week at UC Davis will examine threats to teaching evolution in the public schools. Glenn Branch, deputy director for the National Center for Science Education, will speak from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, in 2205 Haring Hall at UCD. He will discuss recent strategies used by anti-evolution activists to promote […]

Aquadarts host Splash and Dash fundraiser

The Davis Aquadarts invite the community to the first annual Splash and Dash Duathlon on Saturday, June 16, from 8 a.m. to noon at Community Pool and Park. The event, open to participants of all ages, is a fundraiser that will help Aquadarts cover the cost of leasing Community Pool this summer. The duathlon will […]

Davis promotes healthy eating, active living

The city of Davis has been recognized by Kaiser Permanente as one of more than 100 communities that have joined the statewide Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign. HEAL cities adopt resolutions recognizing that obesity is a serious public health threat to children, adults and families; work to attract healthy food retailers; pledge to help […]

Solemn Memorial Day ceremony will be followed by a thank-you lunch

Davis residents are invited to pay tribute to veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice at the community’s annual Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 28. The ceremony, hosted by Veterans of Foreign Wars Davis Post 6949 and the Davis Professional Firefighters Association, will take place at the Davis Cemetery, 820 Pole Line Road. […]

Israel film to be screened at library

The Davis Interfaith Coalition for Peace and Justice in the Middle East presents a free showing of “Unmasked Judeophobia: The Threat To Civilization” at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. This film interviews leading thinkers about criticism by academic groups, cultural and religious institutions […]