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 […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

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 ,

Genealogy Club to hear about maiden names

The Davis Genealogy Club will present a program on “Discovering Maiden Names” with longtime researcher Glenda Gardner Lloyd at 1 p.m. Monday, May 21, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. A missing maiden name in the family tree is a common brick-wall problem that may be solvable using other relatives’ records and some […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Students fight to save yearbook class

Students in the yearbook class at Davis High School hit the ground running in the fall. Just weeks after the start of school each year, they face their first deadline — 10 completed pages due to the publisher in early September. Then it’s on to the next deadline, and the next, all year long. In […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

Kidnap-slaying suspect kills himself; two girls OK

GUNTOWN, Miss. (AP) — A man wanted by the FBI for killing a mother and daughter and kidnapping two other girls shot himself to death as officers closed in, but the two children were rescued without injuries and released from a hospital Friday. Authorities who tracked Adam Mayes to a wooded area Thursday evening said […]

May 11, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Bank stocks hurt after surprise $2B JPMorgan loss

Bank stocks were hammered in Britain and the United States on Friday, partly because of fear that a surprise $2 billion trading loss by JPMorgan Chase would lead to tougher regulation of financial institutions. In Britain, shares of Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland were down more than 2 percent. American banks were poised to […]

May 11, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

This may be too much house

You know, every time I see that ad on TV or in print suggesting I can win a $1.7 million “Dream House” and help Ronald McDonald House Charities to boot, I’m intrigued. Saw yet another ad in the paper just the other day telling me there was only a week left to secure my place […]

May 11, 2012 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

For the record

Thursday’s story, “As Katehi talks of lessons learned,” misidentified Christopher Reynolds, chair of the UC Davis music department.

May 11, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Bank protesters plead not guilty

The so-called “Banker’s Dozen” crowded into Yolo County Superior Court on Thursday with five attorneys in tow — well-known San Francisco defense attorney J. Tony Serra among them — then pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from their blockade of a bank branch.

The 11 UC Davis students and one professor will next appear before Judge David Reed for a pre-trial conference on June 1, with the case likely to receive a July trial date.

The protesters face 20 counts each of obstructing movement on a street or in a public place and one count each of conspiracy to commit a misdemeanor.

May 11, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged , ,

Rollin’ along

Alondra Franco, 9, pushes a giant hamster ball from inside the orb to make it roll Wednesday during Picnic in the Park. The inflatable balls were offered by Bob’s Bouncing Bungalows. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

May 11, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Bees, Berries & Bouquets benefits Yolo Land Trust

The Yolo Land Trust announces its spring event — Bees, Berries & Bouquets — an afternoon celebration of the conservation work of the Yolo Land Trust. The fundraiser will run from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at the Butler Farm, 28360 County Road 23 in Madison. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 […]

May 16, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,