Men will gather for Talk, Drum Circle

The Davis Community Men’s Talk & Drum Circle will gather from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, at FamiliesFirst, 2100 Fifth St., next door to the main U.S. post office. All men ages 18 and older are welcome, and there is no charge. “In our great drive to fix and build, we men often […]

Outdoorsman pays it forward

Andrew Fulks, 40, of Davis, created the Yolohiker.org website years ago. “I started building a fairly crude website that simply listed all the places you could go,” Fulks said. “As the years went on, I started refining it a little bit to interact with Google Maps and other things with technology advancement.” Provided on Yolohiker.org, which […]

Standing in: Musings on my own life and death

By Herbert Bauer Time has come again to replace the irreplaceable columnist by submitting a description of a significant event in our own life. What could that be? After thinking for a whole minute, I thought my impending death might be significant enough, at least in my own life, to be classified as “significant.” No […]

Apple, Samsung demand changes to $1B verdict

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Neither side in a bitter patent battle is satisfied with Apple Inc.’s $1 billion jury verdict over Samsung Electronics Co. after a three-week trial this summer. Samsung wants a new trial. Apple is seeking an additional $707 million in damages and interest. The two companies filed a blizzard of legal papers […]

ATM stronger than restaurant burglary suspect’s will

Police are investigating Saturday morning’s botched ATM burglary at Burger King in South Davis, where a suspect allegedly attempted to uproot the sturdy cash fixture using a stolen vehicle and cord. Davis police Cpl. Michael Moore said an employee at a neighboring restaurant noticed the suspicious circumstances; police responded to the call at 5:52 a.m. […]

City asking DCEA for cash-out, pension contributions

City leaders are asking members of the Davis City Employees Association to put 8 percent of their salary toward their pensions and agree to a $500 cap on their controversial health care cash-out benefit in this round of labor negotiations, The Enterprise has learned. The contract terms for the city’s second largest union would be […]

Lack of awareness leads to low recovery rate for local bike thefts

The number of bike thefts in Davis has remained at a consistent high, officials said, and a majority of those bicycles are never again seen by the owner. In the 2011-12 fiscal year, which runs from June to July, 358 bikes were reported stolen to the Davis Police Department. The department recovered only 19 of […]

Materials burn at ag company near I-80

Smoke filled the air near the Yolo Causeway early Saturday morning as piles of agricultural materials caught fire outside a local sustainable processing plant. Fire trucks from South Davis responded to a call at 4:37 a.m. of smoldering rice hull by-products at Frontier Ag on Chiles Road near Interstate 80. About a quarter-acre was burned. […]

Foster youths will benefit

A fundraising dinner Sunday, Oct. 21, in Davis will support the Yolo County Chapter of California Youth Connection, a nonprofit advocacy organization led by current and former foster youths. The event will run from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. A raffle, silent auction and […]

Meet Fernandes at Wildhorse reception

Local residents are invited to meet Davis Board of Education candidate Alan Fernandes at a meet-and-greet reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the home of Tricia and Sean Neal, 2726 Rockwell Drive in Wildhorse. Local voters will hear Fernandes’ ideas for the school district, and have an opportunity to ask questions […]

Zumba exercise class begins Tuesday

A zumba exercise class is now being offered in West Davis. Instructor Meera Klein will teach a 10-week session from 5:15 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, starting this week, in the gym at Emerson Junior High School, 2121 Calaveras Ave. The class is designed for students who want lighter workout program, meeting once a week for […]

South Davis meet-and-greet set for Lovenburg

Louise Walker and Shannah Whithaus will host a meet-and-greet event for school board candidate Susan Lovenburg from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday at 1229 Deodara Place. Lovenburg, a current school board trustee and candidate for re-election, will answer questions from community members about Davis schools and public education. For more information about Lovenburg’s campaign platform, […]

Fernandes launches website, discussion forum

Alan Fernandes, a candidate for the Davis Board of Education, has announced the launch of two websites. To learn more about Fernandes and his campaign, visit www.alanfernandes.org where you may link to and “like” the Alan Fernandes for Davis School Board Facebook page. In addition, to share your ideas about how to improve Davis schools, […]

Picture this: Tons of foam, cardboard from move-in to be recycled

You don’t get named tops in the nation for sustainability on reputation alone. UC Davis — the freshly minted No. 1 in Sierra Magazine’s annual “Cool School” ratings — collected tons of cardboard and foam packaging on Saturday as new students moved into campus residence halls. “This is a great opportunity for students to reduce […]