Wednesday, January 28, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Name Droppers: UCD grad appointed to executive team

By
From page A7 | April 26, 2013 |

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed a UC Davis graduate to the executive team of the California Exposition and State Fair.

Carrie Wright, 37, of West Sacramento, was appointed as the new programs manager. She has held various positions at the Western Fairs Association since 2008, including marketing director and programs director. She was owner of Carrie Wright Designs from 1999 to 2008 and was curator of non-competitive exhibits at the California Exposition and State Fair from 1998 to 2005.
Wright holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental design from UCD.

————

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Scott Silsbee, 47, of Woodland to the State 9-1-1 Advisory Board. Silsbee is chief information officer at the California Highway Patrol, where he has served in various positions since 1988.

This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Silsbee is a Republican.

————

Sean Myer Rogers of Folsom was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a recent Eagle Scout Court of Honor meeting.
Sean is the son of Kristina and Steven Rogers of Folsom. He is the grandson of John and Phyllis Rogers of Davis and Denny and Allison Murbach of Cameron Park. He joins his older brother, Derek, as the second Eagle Scout in the Rogers family.

––––

Drew Blankinship, a 2009 graduate of Da Vinci High School, was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at San Diego State University. Students must have a grade-point average of at least 3.50. Drew is the son of Mike and Meg Blankinship of Davis.

————

Steven Schuler of Woodland is a member of the 2013-15 class in the Rice Leadership Development program. The class recently participated in its first session — a look at rice production and marketing programs in the Gulf Coast states of Texas and Louisiana.

In Texas, the group met with USA Rice Federation staff for an overview of the rice industry, updates on domestic and international promotion efforts, and information about USA Rice’s organizational structure. The class also visited Anheuser-Busch, the largest domestic user of rice; Creed Rice Inc., where alumnus Michael Creed explained the role of international brokers; and the offices of the US Rice Producers Association.

In Louisiana, the class toured the Louisiana State University Rice Research Station, where alumnus Dr. Steve Linscombe summarized the latest rice research.

The Rice Leadership Development Program is sponsored by John Deere Company, RiceTec Inc. and American Commodity Company through The Rice Foundation and is managed by the USA Rice Federation.

––––

Alejandro Lavernia of Davis earned academic honors for the fall 2012 semester at Purdue University.

To earn honors, students must have had at least a 3.5 semester or cumulative grade-point average on a four-point scale.

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

.

News

 
Art museum is a work of art itself

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
CASA seeks volunteers to advocate for kids

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Community invited to Fenocchio memorial

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

 
SHE to lead Center for Spiritual Living in sound healing

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

Teens Take Charge program accepting applications

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
UC Davis doctors strike

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Kiwanis Crab, Pasta Feed benefits local charities

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Registration open for PSA Day at Davis Media Access

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Brick sales will benefit Hattie Weber Museum

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4 | Gallery

Take a hike with Tuleyome on Feb. 7

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
The Soup’s On for NAMI-Yolo

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Sip wines at St. James’ annual tasting

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Capay Valley Almond Festival will tempt your taste buds

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

CSU chancellor calls for increasing graduation rates

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

 
State fails to track billions in mental health funds

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

Covered California enrollment events planned

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

 
Rebekahs’ crab feed benefits local families

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

Learn pattern darning tips at guild meeting

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A7

 
Suds for a bug: Contest is over

By Kathy Keatley Garvey | From Page: A7

.

Forum

Move past the stereotypes

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

A stunning contradiction here

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Let’s speak with accuracy

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Think again on euthanasia

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
It’s the final freedom

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
.

Sports

Devil snowboarders place second in short and slushy GS

By Margo Roeckl | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Williams-less Gauchos will test Aggie men

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

 
Davis club ruggers open with nationally celebrated Jesuit on Friday

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Lady Blue Devils take care of business

By Thomas Oide | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
DHS ski team takes second on a déjà vu day

By Tanya Perez | From Page: B8 | Gallery

.

Features

Name droppers: Arboretum director wins leadership award

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Lemon tree, very pretty: Our most local fruit?

By Dan Kennedy | From Page: A10 | Gallery

.

Arts

Red Meat, Deke Dickerson bring rockabilly honky-tonk twang to The Palms

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
Granger Smith to play at The Davis Graduate

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9 | Gallery

Young musicians to perform Winter Concerto Concert

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
Art science speaker series event set for Feb. 5

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

.

Business

.

Obituaries

Death notice: Betty J. Cogburn

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics

Comics: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

By Creator | From Page: B6