A performance by flamenco singer/dancer Kina Mendez, planned for Jan. 15 at the Village Homes Community Center, has been canceled, organizer Gil Medovoy announces. For more information, call (530) 867-1032 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Davis’ first flea market, which organizers hope will become a monthly tradition, will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the E Street Plaza in the 200 block of E Street in downtown Davis. The event is designed to bring together members of the community in the spirit of commerce and […]
SACRAMENTO (AP) — California has met the first target set by federal courts to reduce its inmate population as a way to improve health care in the nation’s largest state prison system, prison officials said Tuesday. Federal judges ordered the state to reduce the population by about 10,000 inmates by the end of 2011, to […]
Historian and author David Wilkinson will sign copies of his new book, “Hollywood Comes to Woodland,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the historic Corner Drug Co., 602 Main St. in downtown Woodland. The event coincides with Woodland’s First Friday Art Walk. Also on hand will be Bill Hollingshead of Davis, whose father Paul’s […]
The public is invited to a free e-waste recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot at the Da Vinci High School, 1400 E. Eighth St. in Davis. E-waste includes televisions, computer monitors, PCs, laptops, printers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, computer peripherals, VCRs, stereos, speakers, video game consoles, keyboards, PDAs, […]
Women who need further education to realize their goal of being better providers for their families are invited to apply for the Women’s Opportunity Award grant from Soroptimist International. Five Yolo County Soroptimist clubs based in Davis, Woodland, West Sacramento and Winters have combined their resources to offer this opportunity to mature women who are […]
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say the man suspected in a string of Los Angeles arson attacks is also under investigation in his homeland for a 2011 house fire. Marburg prosecutors’ spokeswoman Annemarie Wied told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Harry Burkhart is being investigated in connection with an Oct. 14 house fire in […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A squeaker of an Iowa victory in hand, Mitt Romney headed into the New Hampshire primary insisting that staying power sets him apart from runners-up Rick Santorum and Ron Paul and the rest of the GOP presidential field. Two rivals already looked shaky — last-place finisher Michele Bachmann canceled a […]
Attorneys for convicted cop killer Marco Topete are seeking a new trial for their client, saying a Yolo Superior Court judge “prejudicially erred” in removing a juror from the case during the penalty-phase deliberations after the woman complained of a language barrier. In a motion filed last Thursday, defense lawyers Hayes Gable III and Dwight […]
BIRTHDAY BOOKS FOR A DAVIS LEGEND … a man commonly known as the “Conscience of Davis” will turn 102 years old on Jan. 21 … yes, Herbert Bauer, who was born just 12 short years after the first Davis Enterprise rolled off the presses downtown and has made it a lifelong habit of keeping those […]
Davis police stopped a bus on a South Davis street Tuesday after a passenger reported an armed man on board, but no gunman was found. Cpl. Mike Munoz said police received a call shortly after 2 p.m. from someone reporting that a man with a gun was on board a Yolobus that was en route […]
Davis voters are keeping Jim and Kristy Powell’s festively decorated house on Henri Court in Wildhorse — aka Candy Cane Court — in the lead in an online nationwide contest. And it’s no accident that the Wildhorse home is continuing its reign, thanks to the efforts of the Powell family. Over the weekend, the Powells […]
Major changes in the way Davis educates young kindergartners will be discussed when the Board of Education meets Thursday. Under a new state law, school districts are required to offer a new program known as transitional kindergarten, serving children whose 5th birthday falls between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31. Thursday’s meeting, which is open to the […]
An amphibian resident of Toad Hollow, a miniature village next to the Davis post office, wishes everyone a Happy New Year. The village was created by the late Ted Puntillo Sr., to recognize the oft-criticized toad tunnel under Pole Line Road that empties out near the site.