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Food that travels well for cooking out

My friend Rebecca is planning to drive her car from Alaska to Davis (long story). She wrote me after my camp food article appeared: “I just saw an article you wrote and realized that I’m stupid for not having asked you before this. So I’m driving down through the Canadian Rockies and we’re planning on […]

August 20, 2014 | Posted in Food & Drink | Tagged ,

Wedding: Silva-Massey

  Rachael Elaina Silva of Davis and David Christopher Massey of Pleasanton were married June 28 in the gazebo at the Gardens at Heather Farms in Walnut Creek. Pastor Glen Snyder from First Baptist Church in Davis officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Ernie Silva and Gay Bourguignon of Davis. Rachael graduated […]

August 14, 2014 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,

Name droppers: MBA program wins kudos for brochures

The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s MBA student recruitment brochures are winners — again — in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, awards program. The GSM’s 2013 recruiting brochures, prepared by the school’s marketing and communications unit, earned a silver award in district competition. This year, the unit took a big step up, […]

August 13, 2014 | Posted in Name Droppers | Tagged ,

From the ground up: Tales of a home beekeeper

The first two years of keeping honeybees were easy: “work them” periodically, which basically means looking for signs of a healthy hive, harvest honey and honeycomb twice a year. This spring, that changed. Unbelievably, our hive swarmed five times, and that was just the beginning. “Oh no, not again,” I’d say, looking out my window in […]

August 13, 2014 | Posted in Food & Drink | Tagged ,

Engagement: Leiser-Parmar

Peter Leiser, a Davis High School graduate, and Janice Parmar of Evansville, Ind., are engaged to be married on Sept. 27, 2014, at the groom’s parents’ farm in Knights Landing. The groom-to-be, a resident of San Francisco, is a graduate of UC Berkeley and is Senior Vice President of Engineering at Streetline Inc. in the […]

August 07, 2014 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,

Wedding: White — Hedrick

  Brittany Lynne Hedrick and Robert Carl White, both of Woodland, were married July 19, 2014 at the Croatian American Cultural Center in Sacramento. The bride is the daughter of Ron and Karen Hedrick of Davis. A 2002 graduate of Davis Senior High School, she received a degree in Sociology from UCD and a Masters […]

August 07, 2014 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,

Name Droppers: Nursing school dean honored for healthy aging research

Heather M. Young, founding dean for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, was named the 2014 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award by the Gerontological Society of America. The honor is given to a member of the society in recognition of outstanding and sustained contribution to gerontological nursing research. In […]

August 07, 2014 | Posted in Name Droppers | Tagged ,

A crop of garden pests is on the rise

The drone of orchard sprayers at sunrise reminded me that there is a downside to the unseasonably cool, damp weather we’ve been having. Fungus diseases require high moisture to inoculate and establish. Twice in the past month we’ve had two- to three-day intervals of overcast with light sprinkles. Expect disease problems, ranging from powdery mildew on […]

August 07, 2014 | Posted in Features | Tagged ,

Name Droppers: Soroptimists install new leaders

Soroptimist International of Greater Davis installed its new officers for the 2014-15 year at the Hallmark Inn on June 18. The slogan “All Hands on Deck for a Successful Soroptimist Year” was chosen by incoming president Diane Howell. Also installed were Marietta Hamilton, vice president; Pat Dean, treasurer; Joyce Hall, secretary; and Nicole Davis, director. The installing officer was Joyce Thorp of Soroptimist International of Davis. The 43rd […]

August 06, 2014 | Posted in Name Droppers | Tagged

Future subscriber: Sonya Theresa Arnold

Will and Nichole Arnold of Davis are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Sonya Theresa Arnold, born June 11, 2014, at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Sonya is named after her late maternal grandmother, Sonya Theresa Garrett. Her maternal grandfather is Larry Mosley of Sacramento, her […]

July 31, 2014 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,

Wedding: Alpers – Halprin Jackson

A sparkling day at Pajaro Dunes was the setting for the wedding of Julia Halprin Jackson, formerly of Davis, and Ryan Alpers of San Jose, on the summer solstice, June 21, 2014. “We’re writing a story together,” the bride and groom told family and friends as they stood under a chuppah built by the bride’s […]

July 31, 2014 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,

Engagement: Snyder-Oerman

Joseph Hibbert Snyder of Davis and Stephanie Oerman of Hollister are engaged to be married on Aug. 2, 2014. The bride-to-be is the daughter of James Oerman and Delores Azevedo. She graduated from Sonoma State with a bachelor’s in English and works for Coldwell Banker Doug Arnold. The groom-to-be is a third generation Davisite. He is […]

July 31, 2014 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,

Fay Libet: 100 years young

On Feb. 24, 1914, Fay Evans was born in Chicago. Four months later, Europe — and later the world — was thrown into chaos by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and the advent of a worldwide war. And this year World War I and Fay — who now sports the last name of Libet — are celebrating […]

July 31, 2014 | Posted in Features | Tagged ,

Happy 103rd birthday!

Margaret Henryson receives special birthday wishes from state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, on Friday. She was born July 25, 1911, and celebrated her 103rd birthday at Atria Covell Gardens, where she is a resident. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise photo

July 31, 2014 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,
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