Nurse charged with murder in shooting of Texas mom

SPRING, Texas (AP) — A registered nurse has been charged with capital murder in the shooting of a young mother and the abduction of her newborn son at a pediatric clinic near Houston, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon told ABC’s “Good Morning America” that Verna McClain, 31, was charged early […]

Worried about reaction? Just redact

REDACT THIS … considering all the time and effort that was put into both the Reynoso and Kroll reports on our infamous pepper-spray “incident” at UC Davis, and considering the number of names that were redacted in the name of truth, justice and the American Way, I’m figuring this must be the wave of the […]

UC reports jump in out-of-state student admissions

By Lisa Leff SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The percentage of non-Californians admitted to University of California campuses next fall has spiked dramatically, officials reported Tuesday, meaning more tuition for the financially troubled system but anxiety for residents who worry they are being squeezed out of the prestigious schools. A record 80,289 students, nearly two-thirds of the 126,455 students who applied as […]

Katehi: UCD will follow task force blueprint

Recommendations for change following the Nov. 18 pepper-spraying of Occupy UC Davis protesters will not gather dust, Chancellor Linda Katehi said Tuesday. “I have heard that on other UC campuses there have been reports that were not followed very carefully, and we need to avoid that. Our efforts will be transparent and collaborative,” she said […]

UC Davis summer youth programs enrolling now

UC Davis’ Youth Programs invites parents and their kids to join in on another fun-filled summer. Registration is open for all summer camps and will continue until individual camps are full. Enhancements have been made to many camps, including “Craft Sampler,” “Woodworking” and “Metalworking” to help participants learn specific skills and techniques while creating projects […]

Taste honey varieties on Picnic Day

Picnic Day visitors are invited to taste six varieties of honey from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Briggs Hall courtyard on the UC Davis campus. Honey from California buckwheat, avocado, eucalyptus, sage, orange, and cactus will be provided free by honey bee guru Eric Mussen, an extension apiculturist with the UCD department of […]

Get information about college admissions

Davis High School’s annual College Information Night for juniors and their parents will run from 7 to 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. The counseling staff and several community presenters will address topics including California State University, University of California and community college systems; scholarships […]

What’s that you say?

One of the late Robert Arneson’s “Egghead” sculptures frames a group of students hanging out recently in front of the King Hall School of Law at UC Davis. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

School board to discuss Montgomery Elementary again on Thursday

Thursday’s meeting of the Davis school board will include a follow-up discussion of issues connected to Montgomery Elementary School and South Davis enrollment — a topic that drew a standing-room-only crowd when the board held a special meeting at Harper Junior High on March 8. That night, the board heard from the school district’s South Davis […]

Drama students enter the home stretch for Scotland trip

The drama students at Davis High can see the light at the end of the tunnel in their drive to raise nearly $150,000 for their summer trip to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. They will present their updated production of the classic Molière comedy “Tartuffe,” seen locally in March. The group leaves Davis on […]

Hattie Weber Museum to close early Saturday

The Hattie Weber Museum of Davis will close at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Regular hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays will resume April 25. The museum is at 445 C St. in the northeast corner of Central Park. Admission is free but donations are accepted with gratitude.

Retirement party set for St. James teacher

Mary Klisiewicz is retiring after more than 40 years of teaching music and directing choir at St. James School. A retirement party in her honor will run from 5:40 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in the St. James Memorial Center, 1375 B St. in Davis. Dinner will be catered by The Buckhorn and there […]

‘Tax us? Then marry us’

Supporters of Marriage Equality USA hold signs as they protest Tuesday in front of the Davis post office as last-minute income tax filers arrive to mail their returns. Chatting with the demonstrators is Tim Paulson, left. Also protesting on the curb in front of the post office at Fifth Street and Pole Line Road were […]

Audubon hosts a talk on Tanzania

From migrating wildebeest and zebra to ostriches and secretary-birds, the plains of northern Tanzania remain one of the wildlife spectacles of the world. On Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., local residents are invited to join Yolo Audubon Society board members Sid England and Rick Meredith along with Randy Beaton to learn about their birding and mammaling safari to East […]