This year, the Children’s Secret Store has gone to local artists for its merchandise. Instead of the usual bulk orders of cheap toys and gift items, children also will find brightly colored hand-painted scarves, flower growing kits, handmade ornaments, ceramics and even locally grown coffee to buy for loved ones. Following a call from the […]
A Sacramento man was arrested Saturday afternoon on charges of indecent exposure and evading arrest following a freeway pursuit out of Davis. The incident began when Davis police received a call just before 1 p.m. Saturday of a man who appeared to be naked sitting in a car in the 1100 block of Richards Boulevard, according to […]
UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi on Friday echoed faculty who are calling for a unified amplification of student protester concerns about the price of a University of California education. Katehi said more tuition increases would be “destructive,” the state was “turning its back” on higher education and that UCD has been “very heavy” with administration. […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another blast of strong winds buffeted California on Saturday, as weary residents cleaned up from this week’s violent windstorm that brought down trees and knocked out power across the state. A high wind warning was in place Saturday for Ventura and Los Angeles counties, with gusts up to 60 mph expected […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Anti-Wall Street protesters marched again through San Francisco’s Financial District as they target banks for what they claim are unfair housing practices and foreclosures. More than 300 people began marching late Saturday afternoon along Market Street as members of Occupy SF were being escorted by dozens of San Francisco police officers […]
The headline in Davis’ Only Local Daily Newspaper told it all. “Swanson, Wolk ready to rescind water rate hikes.” Yes, three months to the day after the Davis City Council passed a motion that allegedly raised our water rates exactly 14 percent per year, then deceptively published rates that were nearly twice that amount and […]
Pioneer Elementary School has a new mascot, Perry the Prairie Dog, who met with students for the first time on Wednesday. Fourth-graders in teacher Cathy West’s class picked Perry’s name. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Local residents and businesspeople are invited to celebrate the installation of Rose Cholewinski, owner of SwimAmerica, as chairman of the Davis Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, at a gala dinner Friday, Jan. 20. The event will take place at the ARC Ballroom at UC Davis. Guests are invited to dress for the red carpet […]
The Yolo County SPCA will host its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Pilsner Room at Sudwerk, 2001 Second St. in Davis. An annual report on the activities of the organization will be presented and will be followed by an election of board officers. The slate of nominees includes Shelley Bryant, Pam Carroll, […]
Tuesday is the deadline to enter The Davis Enterprise’s annual holiday decorating contest. Cash prizes will be awarded. Entry forms are being published in The Enterprise and must be received by 5 p.m. Tuesday. Judging will take place between 6 and 10 p.m. Dec. 7-8! Entries may be mailed to The Davis Enterprise, P.O. Box […]
The Davis Waldorf School Strings Ensemble will give a free holiday performance at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Atria Covell Gardens. The retirement community is at 1111 Alvarado Ave. in North Davis. The public is welcome. For more information, call Kathy Green at (530) 756-0700.
SACRAMENTO — Pretrial hearings and jury selection proceedings will be open to the public in the case of UC Davis’ “sweetheart” murders, a Sacramento Superior Court Judge ruled Friday. Judge Michael Sweet’s decision shot down an attempt by the attorneys for Richard Joseph Hirschfield, 62, to conduct the hearings — including arguments on more than […]
By Juliet Williams SACRAMENTO — A priest in the Sacramento Roman Catholic diocese who formerly served at Woodland’s Holy Rosary Church has been arrested on accusations that he molested a child, Bishop Jaime Soto announced Thursday. The Rev. Uriel Ojeda, 32, turned himself in on Wednesday after the diocese received a complaint from a parishioner’s […]
As the holidays approach, Davis’ independent businesses are working hard to gear up for the shopping season.
The shops aim to create a unique, more personalized experience to compete with larger chain stores.
Here’s what some Davis businesses are doing to make shopping local a great option …