Can you give them a home?

Zoe is a super friendly 2-year-old spayed female, long-haired Rottweiler, who is already crate- and obedience-trained. Josey is a handsome 1- to 2-year-old smart and sweet, neutered male Plott hound. Both play well with other dogs and would make great family pets. Zoe and Josey are two of more than  50 dogs available for adoption […]

I-House plans ‘Mid-Summer Music’ fundraiser

“Mid-Summer Music, Monticello & More,” an evening of music, wine and hors d’oeuvres, is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Monticello Seasonal Cuisine, 630 G St., Davis. The International House Davis fundraiser features The Davis Enterprise’s wine columnist, Susan Leonardi, who will give wine pairing suggestions for foods prepared by Chef […]

Woodland group requests bike donations

The Woodland Bike Campaign seeks donations of bicycles (working or not). The group’s top objective is to get more bikes on the road, a news release said. Donations are tax-deductible and a receipt will be provided. Pickup service is available or, to drop off a bike, contact Maria Contreras Tebbutt at (530) 753-1125 or

Explorit: Check out the Perseid meteor showers this month

By Vinita Domier The Perseid meteor showers are popular to watch because they occur in August (when the nights are relatively warm) and there is an average of 60 meteors per hour. Some of them even streak across the sky in long and colorful trails. This year’s celestial show peaks Saturday and Sunday, with the […]

Grass fire burns near Harper Junior High

A grass fire resulted in the loss of two trees near Harper Junior High School on Wednesday, according to the Davis Fire Department. Spokeswoman Evelyn George said the fire broke out at about 1:30 p.m. near the southwest corner of the 4000 E. Covell Blvd. campus and spread to about a quarter acre before being […]

Woodland shooting latest in rash of gang-related incidents, cops say

Woodland police are investigating whether gang tensions played a role in a Wednesday night shooting that left an 18-year-old man seriously wounded. “We have had a spike in gang-related incidents in the last few weeks,” said Sgt. Steve Guthrie, who noted gang members are also believed to be behind several recent stabbings and a baseball-bat […]

Woodland jogger reports being stabbed

An 18-year-old man reported being attacked and stabbed Monday night while jogging at a Woodland park, police said. Sgt. Victoria Danzl said officers were dispatched at about 10 p.m. to Woodland Memorial Hospital to interview the victim. The Woodland resident said he was jogging on the south sidewalk at Pioneer Park, on Branigan Avenue, when […]

West Sacramento man convicted of robbery, hit-and-run

A West Sacramento man has been convicted of robbing a Woodland woman in front of the victim’s 8-year-old son, the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Vincent Sloan, 32, faces up to six years in state prison at his Sept. 4 sentencing before Yolo Superior Court Judge Stephen L. Mock, District Attorney Jeff Reisig […]

Refinery fire highlights pollution concerns

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A massive Chevron oil refinery fire that sent hundreds of people rushing to hospitals and is pushing West Coast gas prices higher was just the latest pollution incident at the facility that records show has increasingly violated air quality rules over the past five years. The refinery is one of three […]

School board worries about outcome of November election

A range of possible budgetary scenarios, considered by the Davis school district Wednesday night, all hinge on the outcome of the Nov. 6 election. Several November ballot measures will have a big impact on public school funding, including Gov. Brown’s Proposition 30, which will be voted on statewide. If Prop. 30 fails Nov. 6, there […]

Attorney files complaint over Davis GATE program

Attorney David Meyers has filed a complaint with the Davis school district regarding multiple aspects of the Gifted and Talented Education program. Meyers, who provided a copy of the complaint to The Enterprise, is representing a “John Doe” client whose name is being publicly withheld. The complaint raises several  demands, including: * “An immediate cessation […]

Wholesale stockpiles down as sales plummet

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale companies cut back their stockpiles in June as sales fell by the most in three years. The declines in sales and inventories could signal slower growth in the coming months. Wholesale inventories dropped 0.2 percent in June, the Commerce Department said Thursday. That’s the largest drop in nine months. Sales […]

Clashes rage in rebel bastions of Syria’s Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes between government troops and rebels raged Thursday in opposition bastions of the besieged city of Aleppo as President Bashar Assad’s key state backer Iran prepared to host a gathering of allies for talks on how to end the conflict. The regime pressed its new assault on Aleppo, Syria’s largest city and […]

Service bills almost as good as Cracker Jack boxes

EXTRA ADDED BONUS FROM CITY … the nice thing about living in Davis is that when our painful city services bills arrive in the mail, the city softens the blow with some extra goodies hidden among the charges for garbage, sewage and water … for August, my bill was accompanied by the always welcome “Davis […]