The Yolo Cabrillo Civic Club No. 26 will hold a Christmas Pedro Party fundraiser for Yolo Hospice at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Holy Rosary Community Center, 575 California St. in Woodland. There is a $10 charge for lunch and tournament. Lunch of sandwiches, soup, chips and beverages will be followed immediately by […]
Take a trip back in time and raise funds for the Yolo County Historical Museum at the Gibson House Christmas Gala from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. The event will take place at historic Beamer Place, 712 Main St. in downtown Woodland. Built in 1892 by R.H. Beamer, the building was renovated in […]
All are welcome to participate in a Thanksgiving Service of Holy Eucharist at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Episcopal Church of St. Martin, 640 Hawthorn Lane in West Davis. “Come begin your Thanksgiving celebration by giving thanks for your abundance of blessings,” a St. Martin’s parishioner said in a news release.
A caregiver support group to support, encourage and inform family caregivers of loved ones with memory loss will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Yolo Adult Day Health Center, 20 N. Cottonwood St. in Woodland. The group, which is facilitated by Jodie Valley, is open to any family members or friends. […]
It took about 30 seconds for two UC Davis police officers to douse with bright orange pepper spray about a dozen student protesters sitting on a sidewalk.
Filmed one year ago today on the Quad, videos of those 30 seconds were viewed more than 3.2 million times on YouTube and shown on news broadcasts around the world.
Photographs froze those 30 seconds in newspapers and magazines. The image became fodder for an Internet meme with unusual staying power, and it gave the Occupy movement something approaching an iconic image.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel destroyed the headquarters of Hamas’ prime minister and blasted a sprawling network of smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, broadening a blistering four-day-old offensive against the Islamic militant group even as diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire appeared to be gaining steam. Hamas officials said […]
By Justin Pope Modest good news for college students: An annual survey predicts employers will increase hiring of new 4-year college graduates about 5 percent in the coming year. Demand for graduates with associate’s degrees is expected to increase more sharply — by about 30 percent compared to last year’s survey— while MBA hiring appears […]
By Hannah Dreier SACRAMENTO (AP) — When it comes to new taxes, voters tend to say government should ask for money from somebody else, like the rich. But that doesn’t always hold true, especially on the local level. During last week’s elections, voters across the country opted to raise taxes to help their cities, counties […]
SACRAMENTO — Observers of the upcoming penalty phase of the UC Davis “sweethearts” murder trial are in for testimony both heart-wrenching and disturbing in nature. On the one hand, there are the relatives and friends of victims John Riggins and Sabrina Gonsalves, who will talk about the teens’ accomplishments in life and the impacts of […]
In the wake of the pepper-spraying of protesters on campus last Nov. 18, Chancellor Linda Katehi apologized to thousands at a rally on the Quad. Investigators scrutinized her decisions. State legislators questioned her at length. And faculty voted on her leadership. During an interview Friday with The Enterprise, Katehi said many reforms prompted by the […]
Following the recommendations of four reports on last year’s pepper-spraying incident, UC Davis has compiled a long list of campus reforms. Among the steps taken, in progress or planned are: * Inviting 18 people, including California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye and state legislators Lois Wolk and Mariko Yamada, to evaluate the campus’ progress. Chancellor […]
Drunk and drugged driving remains the No. 1 killer on our state roadways. Yolo County’s “Avoid the 8” DUI Task Force seeks to attack this problem head-on through DUI enforcement efforts made possible by a recent $80,000 grant awarded to the Davis Police Department by the California Office of Traffic Safety. Davis police will administer […]
Nelson De Rego is an American hero. He will not tell you that. He will say he wanted to see the world. He can remember as a boy he would climb atop a garage, sit there, look at the sky and know there was more to the world than he could see. “I wanted to […]
It was a rainy, breezy, drippy and even sometimes sunny Saturday afternoon, though the brief moments of full sunshine seemed devoid of warmth. I returned home from a quick errand to find a message on the answering machine. It was a kind woman named Marlene — I could tell she was kind by her voice […]