Bike campaign launched in Woodland

By Maria Contreras During the five years that I worked as a classroom presenter in Yolo County, I noticed a long lines of cars in front of schools dropping off students in the morning and picking up students in the afternoon. The bike racks were almost empty. The topic of suicide prevention is so important […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Bicycling | Tagged ,

Maguire maintains campaign fundraising lead over Parish

WOODLAND — With just a few days to go until Election Day, Yolo Superior Court Judge Dan Maguire continues to lead his opponent, Deputy District Attorney Clint Parish, by a two-to-one margin in campaign fundraising. Documents filed late last week show Maguire, who presides over the Dept. 15 civil calendar, collected $18,519 in monetary donations […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Police seek early-morning intruder

Davis police are seeking an intruder who fled from a woman’s apartment early Wednesday morning. Lt. Paul Doroshov said the 21-year-old woman awoke to a chemical smell at about 4:20 a.m. and discovered an unknown male standing in her bedroom at the University Court Apartments, 515 Sycamore Lane. She screamed, and the man fled. No […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Chinese culture showcased at Team Davis fundraiser

Tickets are on sale now for the Davis NewStar Chinese School’s Chinese Cultural Showcase. The production runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. It is a fundraiser for Team Davis, a local, all-volunteer nonprofit organization established to help enrich the lives […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Fundraiser | Tagged ,

Summer theater class will produce ‘Peter Pan’

Davis drama instructor Dottie Bonneau will lead a three-week youth theater camp this summer culminating in an original adaptation of “Peter Pan.” All participants are guaranteed a significant speaking part in this class, which is designed to empower creative expression, develop poise, facilitate communication skill and develop acting skills. Experiential exercises will include improvisation, characterization, acting technique, voice, story analysis, […]

July 05, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Sigma Fitness Challenge to benefit Shriners Hospital

Members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. at UC Davis will host their first “Sigma Fitness Challenge for Shiners Hospital” on Sunday. The event, which is open to the public, will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Russell Field on the UCD campus. The first of what is […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Fundraiser | Tagged ,

Explorit: Some spiders use vision, brain power to hunt prey

By Lisa Justice You probably know that a spider has eight legs, but did you also know that many spiders also have eight of something else? That’s right, many spiders also have eight eyes. But most eight-eyed spiders don’t have very good vision. They can see changes in light, motion and basic shapes. But they […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Yolo Military Families to meet

Yolo Military Families will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 11, at Black Bear Diner, 225 Second St. in downtown Davis.  The group welcomes all who have loved ones in the military. For more information, email [email protected]

June 08, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

For the record

An article in Wednesday’s edition of The Enterprise included an incorrect time for an event Sunday at Pole Line Road Baptist Church, 770 Pole Line Road. Rich Robinson of Jews for Jesus will present “Christ in the Passover” at the 8 and 11 a.m. services. ———— Daniel Watts should have been credited for the screen […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Need a new best friend?

Marmaduke is a super-friendly, 10-month-old neutered male great Dane/boxer mix who’s cute as can be and loves to play. Freya is a totally sweet and loving, 4-month-old spayed female Staffordshire terrier who is full of puppy fun. Both dogs love to play with other dogs and would make nice family pets. They are two of nearly 60 […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Greenwald plans Election Night party

Volunteers and supporters of Davis City Councilwoman Sue Greenwald’s re-election campaign are invited to an Election Night party at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Norma Turner’s home, 506 Fillmore Court in West Davis. “Sue and Mike hope you can join them to celebrate this amazing grassroots team effort and to enjoy the summer evening in Norma’s […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Vendors solicited for Jewish Food Festival

Congregation Bet Haverim will celebrate 50 years of Jewish community in Davis and Yolo County with a Jewish Food Festival, planned for Sunday, Sept. 30, in Davis’ Central Park. Sponsors and vendors for the event, which will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., are being recruited now. The Jewish holiday of Sukkot begins at […]

August 10, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Taste Davis history with Frerichs

Saturday is the last opportunity to meet Davis City Council candidate Lucas Frerichs at the Farmers Market and pick up a lawn sign. Visitors to his market table in Central Park, Fourth and C streets, are invited to snap a photo in a scene from Davis’ past. Frerichs’ table will feature a photo booth with […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Seniors must apply soon for parcel tax reductions

Deadlines are coming up for seniors to file for parcel tax reductions related to Measures A, C and CFD #1. The Davis Joint Unified School District no longer requires annual filing for these reductions as long as there is no change in the property ownership and the homeowner remains eligible. Those who did not receive these […]

June 01, 2012 | Posted in Seniors | Tagged ,