The Yolo County District Attorney’s Office is warning local residents about a scam involving fake text messages being received by cell phone users, a practice known as “vishing,” “phishing” or “smishing.” The text messages claim the cell phone user has won a $1,000 Walmart gift card or a chance to test and keep a new […]
Friday the 13th proved unlucky indeed for two Woodland partygoers who were hospitalized with stab wounds. Officers were summoned at about 11:30 p.m. to reports of a stabbing in the 1300 block of Leo Way, where police arrived to find 50 to 60 people fighting in the street, while the stab victim was en route […]
Yolo County coroner’s officials have identified a man struck and killed by a train in West Sacramento last week, but haven’t released the name pending notification of his family. A westbound Amtrak passenger train hit the 47-year-old man shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks near the Ikea store, Chief Deputy […]
Traffic was tied up Saturday morning on eastbound Interstate 80 near Mace Boulevard after a motorist rolled his car several times, injuring himself and his passenger. Witnesses called the California Highway Patrol at 9:20 a.m. to report that the driver of a 1993 Ford Explorer had drifted into the center divide and overcorrected, flipping his […]
By Nanette Asimov California State University is withholding financial aid for about 20,000 needy graduate students — money that pays their tuition — pending a decision that could permanently end the cash grants, The Chronicle has learned. Graduate students across the 23-campus system began receiving financial aid notices this week and were astonished to see that the state university grant […]
The UC Davis Police Department needs “major reform,” Chancellor Linda Katehi said in a letter to the campus on Friday announcing the first actions in response to the pepper-spray task force report. Katehi raised the possibility that the campus may form a police review commission. The report “illuminated clearly and sharply the need for major […]
The Yolo County SPCA plans its inaugural book sale fundraiser on Saturday, April 28, at the organization’s thrift store at 920 Third St. in downtown Davis. The sale begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m. Donate some books (except for encyclopedias) when you arrive and enjoy $2 off the $ 5 entry fee, […]
José Duran and Manuel Vasquez load an old patio table into a collection truck Thursday afternoon at DWR’s Bulky Waste Drop-off Days. The annual, city-sponsored program runs through Saturday at DWR, 2727 Second St. It’s open to all DWR residential customers in Davis, El Macero, Willowbank, North Davis Meadows and the Binning Tract. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo
Davis Central Park Gardens and Ciocolat have paired up again to host the third annual Mother’s Day Tea in the Garden on Sunday, May 13. Guests can honor a favorite mother in their lives by treating her to a four-course high tea served among the flowers. The menu will include an assortment of scones, tea sandwiches, tea breads […]
Congregation Bet Haverim will celebrate the 64th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel with a series of three events this month and in early May. All events will be at the CBH campus, 1715 Anderson Road in Davis. The congregation’s Israel Matters Committee organizes this annual celebration. Israel Independence Week starts at […]
Janiece Kinsey believed she had extensive hospice experience based on the end-of-life care received by both her mother and best friend. Yet during Kinsey’s third hospice experience when her husband became a Yolo Hospice patient in 2009, she realized there was much more to know. “I knew some of the hospice services from my previous […]
When a student comes to Harper Junior High School with a knife in his backpack, only a handful of students and their families may ever know about it.
“But 700 families are counting on me to deal with it,” says Vice Principal Matt Duffy.
When a Holmes Junior High School student is found intoxicated on campus, it’s Vice Principal Kerin Kelleher who will accompany her to the emergency room and stay with her until parents arrive.
Two groups of protesters are planning to demonstrate Tuesday outside the Davis post office, 2020 Fifth St., as local residents file their income tax returns. Members of the Yolo County Chapter of Marriage Equality USA will gather at noon. Protesters can bring their own signs or hold one provided by the group. “Together we will raise […]
U.S. stocks fell on Friday on slowing growth in China and ongoing worries about European debt. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 63 points at 12,923. It jumped 181 points the day before. The broader Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell almost seven points, at 1,381. The Nasdaq composite fell 16 points to 3,039. […]