Sutter Davis donors know: Generosity heals, too

You can help What: Sutter Davis Hospital Foundation’s “Pathway of Excellence” fundraising campaign How to donate: Visit or call Reuben Williams at (530) 750-5220 By Janice Bridge In 2009, my husband Adam and I were in a serious car accident. The car was totaled, and neither of us could believe we both survived. Adam […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Radical Islam blocks efforts to stamp out polio

The issue: Taliban puts Pakistani children’s futures at risk just as real progress was being made At the start of the new millennium, the United Nations’ health organizations, WHO and UNICEF, were reasonably confident that polio could be eradicated by the end of 2004. Their efforts were bolstered by mega-donations from Rotary International and the […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Our View | Tagged ,

A deadly disease on the rise – skin cancer

We think of our skin as protecting us but often ignore the importance of protecting it. With summer around the corner, this is risky. Melanoma is on the rise. Among the 3.5 million skin cancers that will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, about 76,000 will be melanomas, according to the American Cancer Society. […]

The flirting is just a symptom

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our 60s and have been married for 28 years. We recently retired. My husband and I both enjoy stopping at neighborhood bars for a drink before dinner, but I’ve noticed that he indulges quite a lot and often starts at lunchtime. The problem is, after he has […]

Walk on right: intuitive and safe

Two recent letters to The Enterprise made assertions that I believe to be incorrect. The first claims that signage on most major paths advises pedestrians to walk on the left side in the direction of travel. As far as I can determine, such paths constitute only a tiny minority statewide. Nationally, it appears that only the […]

June 22, 2012 | Posted in Letters | Tagged , ,

Replace ‘Mutts’ in Sunday comics

I think you should remove “Mutts” from the comics page. I always read the Sunday comics and if you remove “Mutts,” you could put in another good strip, or you could enlarge the comics, which would make more people happy than just me. “Mutts” is by far the worst comic in the newspaper, in my […]

June 22, 2012 | Posted in Letters | Tagged , ,

Unfair political activity decried

Now with the final results certified from the June 5 election, I express my thanks to Autumn Labbé-Renault of Davis Media Access for organizing the televised forum regarding Measure D on May 22 and for encouraging the Davis League of Women Voters to play a fair role in conducting it. I also thank proponent Alan […]

June 22, 2012 | Posted in Letters | Tagged , ,

People do care about vintage homes

I enjoyed Kim Orendor’s June 14 article about Brad and Nancy Van Sant’s 50th anniversary celebration in Brad’s former family home, now the Village Pizza and Grill. However, the story incorrectly reported that developer Chuck Roe tried to give away the house to build something else on the land, but had no takers. This is […]

June 22, 2012 | Posted in Letters | Tagged , ,

It’s a statement of hate

The discovery of a noose at Davis High School stadium last Friday sends a message of hatred; it is a crime and an attempt to intimidate. It is a message that is in complete opposition to the values that we, citizens of Davis, practice every day. Be assured that the Human Relations Commission is already […]

June 22, 2012 | Posted in Letters | Tagged , ,

Teach empathy in response to hate

By Cecilia Escamilla-Greenwald A noose was found hanging from the goal post at Davis High School and some people say it was a prank. This is the same high school where, nearly 30 years ago, Thong Hy Huynh was stabbed to death in a hateful, race-related act and where hateful messages have been spray-painted on […]

June 22, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged , ,

Steroid era isn’t over with Clemens case

The issue: The temptation will always be there to be faster, higher, stronger The Olympic motto, unofficially since 1894, officially since 1924, is “Citius, Altius, Fortuis” — faster, higher, stronger. Note that it is not just a simple “fast, high, strong.” The comparative form suggests continuous improvement. SINCE MANKIND — and its animals; let us […]

June 22, 2012 | Posted in Our View | Tagged , ,

Not a good sign for the future

Dear Annie: I am engaged to a man who was divorced 20 years ago. He has three grown sons. The first two are doing well, but the third is still not financially responsible at the age of 30. His father has to pay off his automobile and credit cards. My fiance also helps out his […]

Greece gets time; Egypt gets a military junta

The issue: Elections offer no solutions, only delays In elections over the weekend, Greece bought itself some badly needed time while Egypt bought itself trouble it really didn’t need after the past year’s turmoil. THE GREEKS voted to continue in office the conservative New Democratic Party and its coalition partners, the same elected officials who […]

June 21, 2012 | Posted in Our View | Tagged ,