More than 150 local residents joined Reps. Mike Thompson and John Garamendi at a community meeting Thursday in Clearlake to talk about the future of public lands between Lake Berryessa and the Snow Mountain Wilderness. Business owners, farmers and local elected officials all urged the congressmen to permanently protect the area, which is a prime […]
Proud students and parents gathered last Tuesday at the Veterans’ Memorial Center to celebrate their awards in The Davis Enterprise’s 15th annual Design-an-Ad competition. The yearly contest offers students a chance to design an original advertisement for local businesses. This year, 35 classes at 10 schools pitched products and services for 37 businesses. The winning ads […]
Safety tips Carbon monoxide gas kills about 400 people in the United States each year and sends another 20,000 to the hospital, according to the United States Fire Administration. Its sources can include gas appliances, charcoal grills, wood-burning furnaces or fireplaces and idling vehicles. The effects of its toxic fumes are headaches, dizziness, disorientation, nausea, […]
Mini-Musicals director Mindy Manville will present the fourth annual PopStar course for students in grades 2-6 at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St., beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Each participant will be involved in presenting their own solo rendition of a pop song in a performance at the Art Center theater on […]
A Ford Taurus loaded with eight teenagers rolled over on a county road early Sunday morning, sending seven of the teens to area hospitals, according to the California Highway Patrol. Victor Hugo Magna, 18, of Woodland, was driving the Ford without a license, authorities said. He lost control of the vehicle on southbound County Road […]
Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Benson (No. 103451), a 4-month-old male terrier mix dog with a tan coat. Also hoping for a good home is Pegasus (No. 103449), a 5-year-old neutered male, domestic short-haired, brown […]
A dispute over a portfolio of hybrid car patents between Toyota, a local company and the University of California has been resolved. Toyota filed suit in December against Efficient Drivetrains Inc. — with corporate headquarters in Palo Alto and research and development in Dixon — and the UC regents over five patents relating to hybrid […]
Join Lynne Cunningham as she experiments with acrylic paints in a class from 3 to 6 p.m. Fridays, March 2 and 9, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Participants will be painting on gessoed watercolor paper while learning this flexible and spontaneous painting medium. “Experience how exciting the potential is for your paintings,” […]
Peregrine Elementary School will have its grand opening and Davis Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at 1909 Galileo Court, Suite C, in Davis. All are invited to come tour the remodeled facility; meet current teachers, parents and students; and enjoy a live performance by local band Tha Dirt Feelin’. […]
Finding donations and squeezing every possible nickel out of a budget is never easy.
Capital campaign manager Raphael Moore knows the troubles of both as he guides the remodel of the Hillel House. He decided at the beginning of the project that renovation of the property at 328 A St. would not move forward until the necessary finances were in place. The money came through and the project began in April 2011.
An extra bonus came in May, when he was notified that Hillel House was one of several community projects picked to compete in the 2011 Brooks Painting Charity Paint Giveaway. Brooks Painting opened the voting in June. The winning project would receive $10,000 worth of painting.
“We went into battle mode,” Moore said. “We got the troops together and started voting. We had a really good campaign.”
The Yolo County Democratic Party announces that it has endorsed Measure C, the Davis schools’ parcel tax. “The (party) supports Measure C because, throughout the decades of state cuts to K-12 education, Davis has always been proactive … to ensure the quality education of our students,” a news release said. “This continuation of previous parcel […]
The Davis Flower Arrangers’ March meeting will feature Courtney Williams Kett, designer and co-owner of the Dixon Florist Shop. She’ll make several arrangements with spring flowers while entertaining the audience with stories of her extended family and tidbits from her experience at the flower shop. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, […]
NAMI-Yolo invites mental health consumers, family members, friends and concerned citizens to its monthly potluck dinner and meeting on Wednesday, March 7, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the César Chávez housing complex conference room, 1220 Olive Drive, Davis. Admission is free. “Covering Mental Illness in the News: A Discussion with Dan Morain” will provide […]
The secret to the highly desired state of “inner peace” may lie in a slight change in its alphabet. Curious? Tune in to “Heart to Heart” radio show at 4 p.m. Thursday on KDRT 95.7 FM. “Seeing with ‘new eyes’ that which we have seen or heard repeatedly can add to one’s perspective and zest,” said […]