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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 ,

Name Droppers: Transportation fellowship goes to Aggie

Matthew Palm, a doctoral student at UC Davis, has been selected for the Dwight David Eisenhower Fellowship, administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Eisenhower fellowship is a competitive transportation program that furthers the careers of recipients by providing the financial resources needed to pursue their research. It includes tuition as well as travel and expenses […]

July 24, 2014 | Posted in Name Droppers | Tagged

Name droppers: ASUCD hands out awards

The Associated Students of UC Davis recently presented its 2013-14 Excellence in Education Awards, one in each undergraduate college, plus educator of the year: Rebekka Andersen, an assistant professor in the University Writing Program. The recipients are Frank Mitloehner, associate professor of animal science; Jay Rosenheim, professor of entomology; Stephen Robinson, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering; and Abigail Boggs, a lecturer in American studies. […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Name Droppers | Tagged ,

Field to Fork: Skyelark Ranch, not a lark at all

Young people out of college who try to build a farming or ranching life from scratch in our region have one thing in common. It’s drive. An easier way of life is always available through conventional employment. Yet they feel deeply that this is their life’s path. In the case of Alexis and Gillies Robertson, […]

July 23, 2014 | Posted in Food & Drink | Tagged ,

Wedding: Morris-Kryski

Jane Kryski and Michael Anthony Morris of Sacramento were married on May 17, 2014 by Pastor Michael Steiner at the Peppermill Hotel in Reno, Nevada. A reception followed there. The bride, daughter of Jane and Dr. Charles Kryski of Yuba City, received her BA in International Relations and French from UC Davis while a member of […]

July 17, 2014 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,
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