Davis Media Access: Reimagining public media

Special to The Enterprise I write extensively about media policy in this country, and read even more. Still, I was quite surprised reading a June 21 article in the Columbia Journalism Review in which Davis Media Access is held up — among a mere handful of community media centers across the country — as part […]

Scholer returns to liven up Thursday

Bill Scholer returns from Japan to release his solo CD “Haunted Highway” at Thursday Live! on July 5. Thursday Live! is sponsored by the Davis Odd Fellows and takes place on the first Thursday of each month at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and is […]

Unitarian summer camp has an Olympics theme

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis will host an Olympics Summer Camp July 23-27 on the church grounds, 27074 Patwin Road in rural West Davis. Youths will learn about the world through food, team-building games, skits, music and stories. Other camp highlights include daily spirited interactive worship, crafts, the Shaving Cream Extravaganza and an overnight […]

Judge: Release names in pepper-spray reports

An Alameda Superior Court judge changed course on Tuesday, ordering that the names of police officers redacted in reports on the pepper-spraying of Occupy UC Davis protesters be made public. Judge Evelio Grillo issued the ruling in response to a lawsuit filed by the Los Angeles Times and Sacramento Bee under the public records act. […]

The Bourne house: not your average listing

Those paging through the real estate section of the newspaper may soon come across a unique piece of property listed in West Davis. Dick and Carol Bourne’s house, at 2379 Isle Royale Lane in Aspen, is a 2,028-square-foot carriage-style home where the majority of the living space is on the second floor. It soon will […]

Davis woman pleads no contest to vehicular manslaughter

By Jess Sullivan FAIRFIELD — A 21-year-old Davis woman pleaded no contest Tuesday to a misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charge for a Nov. 21, 2011, fatal crash that killed a friend. The late-night crash occurred along westbound Interstate 80 just inside the Solano County line, when Hillary A. Higgins fell asleep at the wheel of her […]

School board meets Thursday night to consider parcel tax

Learn more Who: Davis Board of Education When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: East Conference Room, School District Office, 526 B St. The Davis school board will conduct a special meeting Thursday to consider the details of a possible parcel tax measure on the Nov. 6 ballot. Based on comments at last Thursday’s board meeting, it […]

Mural mania

Artist Victoria Smith paints herself last week in a mural adorning the north wall of Original Steve’s Pizza, 314 F St. Also depicted are several other artists who are adding their personal touches to downtown Davis, including gallery owner John Natsoulas (holding flag) and William Maul (carrying a tray on his back). This spring, Maul completed […]

Woodland fan missing after Giants game; may have fallen into Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Emergency crews have stopped searching for a man who friends say may have fallen into the San Francisco Bay attending a baseball game nearby. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Officer Mark Leahey says the search was called off before noon Tuesday for the 27-year-old man from Woodland, who was reported missing late […]

Visit Quail Ridge Reserve on July 7

Local residents are invited to visit the Quail Ridge Reserve, on a peninsula at the southwest end of Lake Berryessa, on Saturday, July 7, from 2:30 to 6 p.m. The walk is relatively easy, going along hillsides of native grasses, shrubs and trees. It will be led by Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy executive director Frank […]

Village Feast tickets on sale now

Tickets are available now for the eighth annual Village Feast, a community celebration and fundraiser for the Davis Farm to School Connection. The event will begin at noon Saturday, Aug. 25, in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. This year’s Village Feast will start with a melon tasting featuring locally grown melons paired with wines. […]

Free Medi-Cal presentation scheduled

Are you concerned with rising costs of long-term care? Medi-Cal is one option for paying these costs. You can qualify without risking your home or spending your savings. By following all Medi-Cal Rules, you can become Medi-Cal-eligible. Yolo Adult Day Health Center is sponsoring a speaker, Mary O’Connell, director of Medi-Cal Solutions, to present information […]

Donations welcomed to Feds Feed Families campaign

Across Yolo County, there continues to be a need to feed the hungry, particularly in the summer, when there are shortages in food banks and an increased need among children who are out of school and not benefiting from school lunch programs. To help address this need, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched the […]

Poetry series features Belz on Friday

The Poetry Night Reading Series welcomes award-winning poet, critic and comic Aaron Belz for a special reading at 8 p.m. Friday at the John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St. in downtown Davis. Belz is the author of three full-length poetry collections, most recently, “Lovely, Raspberry” (Persea Press, 2010). He earned a master’s degree in creative […]