Bicyclists celebrate at Picnic in the Park

In celebration of National Bike Month, Davis bicyclists are invited to join their fellow pedalers at Bicyclists Picnic in the Park from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in Central Park. A variety of local bike organizations, nonprofits and businesses have been invited to exhibit their information, products and services. California bicycle licenses will be available […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Bicycling | Tagged ,

CreekSpeak talk examines Putah food web

CreekSpeak talks are back! The Putah Creek Council presents a six-month series of community talks about the nature, culture and history of our region. On Wednesday at 7 p.m., Bobby Walsh will discuss Putah Creek’s food webs. The talks take place at the Winters Library, 708 Railroad Ave. in Winters. Walsh, a Ph.D. candidate in […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Stabbing victim’s parents endorse Parish for judge

Clint Parish, a candidate for Yolo Superior Court judge, announced his endorsement by Fred and Kathy Santos at a news conference Friday outside the Yolo County Courthouse in Woodland. The Santoses are the parents of Luis Santos, who was fatally stabbed in San Diego in October 2008. Esteban Nuñez, the son of former state Assemblyman […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Museum seeks campaign memorabilia

The volunteers of the Hattie Weber Museum of Davis are planning a new display on political campaigns in Davis. The core of the exhibit will be campaign fliers and brochures from the extensive collection of John Mott-Smith, Davis resident and a Davis Enterprise columnist. The museum also is seeking the loan of campaign buttons, lawn […]

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Alumni to join students at Emerson/Da Vinci band concert

Jeff Dupertuis, longtime music teacher at Emerson/Da Vinci Junior High School, will conduct his last Emerson/Da Vinci concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School, 315 W. 14th St. Dupertuis will  teach solely at Davis elementary schools next year, so this concert is an opportunity to honor the time […]

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Food Co-op holds membership meeting

The Davis Food Co-op’s annual membership meeting will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Attendees should use the Seventh Street entrance. A reservation will include a free dinner. For more information, call Julie Cross at (530) 758-2667, ext. 139.

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Brown: California facing $16 billion shortfall

By Judy Lin SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s budget deficit has swelled to a projected $16 billion — much larger than had been predicted just months ago — and will force severe cuts to schools and public safety if voters fail to approve tax increases in November, Gov. Jerry Brown said Saturday. The Democratic governor said […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Protesters will end UC farm encampment

By Nanette Asimov ALBANY — Occupy the Farm protesters agreed Saturday to end their three-week encampment on UC Berkeley property in Albany, but rebuffed an invitation from the university to discuss how area can be used for both urban farming and for research. Instead, the several dozen protesters set up ladders to scale the fence UC had erected around […]

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UC Berkeley police end admin building protest

BERKELEY (AP) — A Friday afternoon protest at the main administration building at UC Berkeley came to an end after police removed protesters from the building. The San Francisco Chronicle reported  that after a rally outside Sproul Hall around 3:30 p.m., about 25 protesters marched into the building and took over the undergraduate admissions office. Members of the group say they […]

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Frerichs to meet with voters

Lucas Frerichs, a candidate for Davis City Council, will meet voters at three neighborhood gatherings next week. At 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, he will meet voters at the Dos Pinos Community Room, 2550 Sycamore Lane in Davis. The event is hosted by Elizabeth Fulmer, Kate Raymond and Corinne Cooke. In addition to talking with voters and answering questions, […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Pole Line Baptist hosts parents’ night out

Pole Line Road Baptist Church, 770 Pole Line Road, Davis, will host a fun evening for children with games, crafts, Bible stories, movies and refreshments from 6 to 10 p.m Friday, while parents spend some time on their own. All children, infants through sixth grade, may attend. Those supervising the children are church members who have been approved through an extensive background […]

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Input sought on proposed pool complex

The city of Davis Community Services Department invites interested residents to provide input on the final design for a Community Pool complex at a workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. This design workshop will be the third in a series of community input meetings […]

May 16, 2012 | Posted in Aquatics | Tagged ,

Sign up soon for vacation Bible school, day camp

Davis Vacation Bible School and Mount Cross Day Camp registrations are now available. Four local churches have been co-sponsoring this summer camp program for more than 20 years. Mount Cross Ministries’ trained staff brings a weeklong taste of summer camp to a safe church site. Day camp activities include Bible encounters, games, crafts, worship and […]

May 31, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Owner: Cat shooting was Woodland neighborhood’s fourth

A pet cat found shot to death in Woodland last week was one of four to be killed in that neighborhood in the past two years, one of the grieving owners said in an interview Friday. “I think it’s somebody that thinks cats are a nuisance,” said the woman, who asked that her name be […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,