Yes on 37 lawn signs available

Supporters of Proposition 37 — an initiative for the labeling of genetically engineered food — may pick up lawn signs at the Davis Farmers Market in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 2 to 6 p.m Wednesdays. Learn more at

August 30, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Kids’ activities showcased at Community Night

Patwin Elementary School will host its second annual Community Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Patwin Elementary School, 2222 Shasta Drive. The free communitywide event is organized by the Patwin PTA and is part community organizations expo, part family night and picnic. The event showcases several local recreation, community service, extracurricular and after-school […]

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

Unity Center hosts workshop on dreams

“Dream Work and Spiritual Practice” is the theme of a two-hour workshop open to all, hosted by the Unity Center of Davis. Janet Beach and Terry Anderson, certified dream work practitioners, will be the presenters at the workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. […]

August 31, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Health insurance expert will speak

Health insurance analyst Guerren Solbach, who helps UC Davis employees and retirees troubleshoot their medical plans and coordinate with Medicare, will present a talk, “Get to Know Your Medical Insurance,” at the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10. Solbach is the health care facilitator in the campus’ Employee Benefits Office. The meeting will […]

August 30, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

1,700 Yosemite visitors may have been exposed to hantavirus

FRESNO (AP) — The rustic tent cabins of Yosemite National Park — a favorite among families looking to rough it in one of the nation’s most majestic settings — have become the scene of a public health crisis after two visitors died from a rodent-borne disease following overnight stays. On Tuesday, park officials sent letters […]

August 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Republican convention hits crescendo

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With the Republican National Convention at last in full-throated roar, nominee Mitt Romney and his team are reaching out in all directions Wednesday to connect with key voting groups including veterans, Hispanics and women while gleefully mocking the man he is out to defeat in November. Romney himself was ducking out […]

August 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Isaac nears New Orleans, floods rural levee

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee to flood some homes, knocked out power and immersed beach-front roads in Louisiana and Mississippi early Wednesday as it began a drenching slog inland from the Gulf of Mexico with a newly fortified New Orleans in its path. Wind gusts of more than […]

August 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Davis Media Access: Election coverage tops busy schedule

Special to The Enterprise It’s nearly September and as we all know, that heralds a season of intense activity in our community. Here’s a look at some of the activities and programs happening at Davis Media Access this fall: * Elections: As the only nonprofit community media center in Yolo County, DMA produces “Meet the […]

August 30, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Mud pits? Hay bales? Run sounds like fun

Got mud? Woodland Christian School will host the second annual Woodland Mud Run beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the high school campus, 1787 Matmor Road. “This is a great event for individual runners and the whole family,” said Natalie Smith, a co-founder of the event. “Last year we had nearly 300 runners […]

August 31, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Yes, school taxes invoke ageism

They’re calling this latest raid on the taxpayers’ pocketbook Measure E. And that’s appropriate, since the next sound you hear if this thing doesn’t pass may be “eeeeeeee” as the budget ax continues to fall on our struggling public schools. The conventional wisdom in Davis has always been to vote “Yes” on any school measure […]

August 29, 2012 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Locals can help clean up Davis ponds, Putah Creek on Sept. 15

The city of Davis and the Putah Creek Council invite local residents to join 100-plus other volunteers in removing trash from Davis’ stormwater ponds and Putah Creek on Saturday, Sept. 15. The cleanup effort will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Every year, volunteers from Yolo County and surrounding areas join forces on the third […]

August 30, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Artwork unveiled as museum dedicates new bricks

A centerpiece name plate crafted by artist Susan Shelton for the rose garden patio adjacent to the Hattie Weber Museum of Davis will be unveiled at a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. The patio is adjacent to the museum at 445 C St. in downtown Davis. Shelton is a nationally recognized ceramic […]

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

Peña items for sale only through Saturday

Saturday will be the last day to purchase items salvaged from the Peña house and donated to the Hattie Weber Museum of Davis. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the museum. Remaining items include a table and six chairs, light fixtures, lace curtain panels, a toaster and an oak medicine cabinet with a mirror. The […]

August 30, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Artworks go up for bids at the Pence Gallery

Beginning Saturday and continuing through Sept. 22, the work of more than 110 local and regional artists will be on display and open for silent auction bidding at the Pence Gallery, 212 D St. in downtown Davis. The paintings, sculpture, photographs and more have been created by some of the region’s best artists. No tickets […]

August 31, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,