Tourney supports peace officer memorial

The second annual Yolo County Peace Officers Memorial Golf Classic is planned Monday, Sept. 24, at the Yolo Fliers Golf Club, 17980 County Road 94, Woodland. All golfers are invited to participate in this fundraising event. The entry fee is $120 per golfer ($125 after Sept. 17), which includes golf, cart, lunch, a buffet dinner, […]

August 15, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Hollywood lunch theater planned Sept. 11

Classic Hollywood and the film legends who made it great will come alive at the Hollywood Red, White and Blue luncheon theater on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Gloria Heidi will headline the show and share her rich Hollywood background in songs, stories, humor and costumes, an event announcement […]

August 03, 2012 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,

Ice cream social, volunteer party set

An ice cream social and party to thank the Davis Senior Center’s many volunteers is planned at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the 
center, 646 A St. Attendees will be able to build their own sundae (sugar-free ice cream will be available) with a variety of toppings while enjoying entertainment from the center’s Hula […]

August 03, 2012 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,

Senior Helpers offers tips for making summer survival kits

As summer temperatures continue to sizzle, seniors are encouraged to take precautions in the heat. A Kent State University study shows 90 percent of respondents over the age of 65 were aware of heat warnings, but most seniors thought the messages were targeted to “older Americans” — a group to which they did not think […]

August 03, 2012 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,

County prostate cancer resources discussed Aug. 13

Joan Tuss will discuss the prostate cancer resource materials available at the local library at the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting on Monday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Stephen’s Branch Library, 315 E 14th St., in Davis. The library’s holdings include books that support members have donated. There will be a showing […]

August 05, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD to present conference on role of universities in sustainable development

By Paul Dorn A university’s role in sustainable development will be explored during a free, one-day conference sponsored by the UC Davis College of Engineering on Wednesday, Sept. 26. “Sustainable Development for the 21st Century: The Role of the Modern University” will take place at the UCD Conference Center, near Mondavi Center on the university campus. […]

August 03, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Factory orders fell 0.5 percent in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Companies placed fewer orders with U.S. factories in June from May, signaling further weakness with manufacturing. The Commerce Department said Thursday that factory orders fell 0.5 percent in June, the third decline in four months. Orders for core capital goods, considered a good proxy for business investment, dropped 1.7 percent. Demand fell […]

August 02, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Professor’s email reveals shooting plot

SANTA ANA (AP) — Rainer Reinscheid was into his second bottle of wine when he wrote a chilling email titled, “a good plan,” detailing violent revenge on the people he blamed for his teen son’s suicide. His son hanged himself after being disciplined at high school in March, sending the University of California, Irvine, professor […]

August 02, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Local hero makes a splash in London

BETTER THAN GOLD … I don’t know about you, but for my money the feel good story of the summer is the remarkable Olympic run of former UC Davis swim star Scott Weltz … you know, the man who seemingly came out of nowhere to earn the tag of “Accidental Olympian,” then shocked the swimming […]

August 02, 2012 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

CHP: Make a plan to prevent heat-related deaths

As the temperature continues to rise, so does the risk of vehicular hyperthermia (heat stroke), especially for a child left inside a hot vehicle. Regardless of how or why a child is left behind, the end result can be devastating. To prevent the tragedy of a young child’s death, “Kaitlyn’s Law” was enacted in California […]

August 02, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Attempted tire theft leads to grand-theft charges

Davis police said they arrested one man and are seeking a second who allegedly tried to swipe a set of car tires in a North Davis neighborhood. The call came in at about 5:40 a.m. Tuesday, reporting that a suspicious person appeared to be in the process of stealing tires in the area of Sandpiper […]

August 02, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Teens allegedly lead CHP on high-speed pursuit in stolen car

It was anything but a slow night Tuesday for Woodland California Highway Patrol officers who found themselves caught up in a high-speed pursuit involving a stolen vehicle. Officer Bryan Konvalin said the agency was notified at about 10 p.m. of a reckless driver entering Yolo County from Solano County on eastbound Interstate 80. Officers positioned […]

August 02, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

For the record

An article in the Back to School section of Wednesday’s Enterprise misspelled Frank Thomsen’s last name. Thomsen is president of the Davis Teachers Association.

August 02, 2012 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

Doggie day care on hold during search for new site

A nonprofit leader, who proposed to open a doggie day care center in a downtown residential neighborhood, has been forced to fetch a new location for the business. John Buck, the CEO of a nonprofit organization that sought to open up a business where people could drop off their dogs for the day while away […]

August 02, 2012 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,