Husband-wife duo will lead workshop on relationships

Bestselling author Mike Robbins will speak to members of the Center for Spiritual Living in Davis at its noon service Sunday, Jan. 29, at 1715 Anderson Road. Robbins also will lead, with his wife Michelle, a workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. on “Creating Spiritual Partnership: Tapping into the Transformational Power of Our Relationships.” An […]

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

Beer-tasting benefits work on The Domes

The Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. in downtown Davis, will host a tasting of organic beers from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6. The cost is $5 to taste the slate or $1 per taste. In celebration of the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives, proceeds will benefit the Solar Community Housing Association, […]

January 04, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Food writers, crafters, gluten-free dieters can find support at Co-op

Davis Food Co-op staffers announce that several new groups will be offered in 2012. The Suburban Self-Sufficiency Circle will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Co-op Conference Room, 620 G St. This group will focus on backyard farming and related food preservation and home skills. People following a gluten-free diet are welcome at the […]

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

Yolo Cabrillo Club donates to Yolo Hospice

Representatives of the Yolo Cabrillo Club No. 26 recently donated $4,842 to Yolo Hospice as part of its annual fundraising efforts. Over the past several years, the club has made the support of the local hospice program one of its primary fundraising efforts by holding Pedro card parties throughout the year.

January 01, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Spain revises 2011 budget deficit upward

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s new government warned Friday that the country’s budget deficit will be higher than anticipated this year as it unveiled a first batch of austerity measures that include surprise income and property tax hikes. Following the new conservative government’s second Cabinet meeting, the budget deficit for this year was revised up to […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Russia: Nuclear submarine fire finally out

MOSCOW (AP) — Firefighters extinguished a massive fire aboard a docked Russian nuclear submarine Friday as some crew members remained inside, officials said, giving assurances that there was no radiation leak and the vessel’s nuclear-tipped missiles were not on board. Military prosecutors have launched an investigation into whether safety regulations were breached. President Dmitry Medvedev […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Isn’t Davis’ news top-10 everywhere?

SMALL-TIME HEADLINES … elsewhere in today’s paper you’ll read a consensus view from very intelligent people as to the top local news stories of 2011 … and, since Davis is easily the Most Relevant City in America, I figure most, if not all, of our top 10 should be the top 10 in the country […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

UCD is a job-creation engine

Special to The Enterprise A study released today attributes $6.9 billion in annual economic activity and 69,000 jobs to UC Davis. Some companies and projects that have benefited from ties to the university include: BGI@UC Davis Joint Genome Center: UC Davis and BGI, the world’s largest genomic institute, in October signed an agreement that will change the […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

UC Davis impact on regional economy tops $6.9 billion

By Claudia Morain UC Davis is a powerful economic engine for Northern California, generating $6.9 billion in annual economic activity and accounting for 69,000 jobs, according to research released today. The economic analysis found that for every two jobs at UCD, an additional 1.2 jobs were created in other sectors of the region’s economy in […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Police seek suspects in South Davis armed robbery

Davis police are seeking two suspects who robbed a man at gunpoint in front of his family early Thursday morning in a Burger King drive-through lane. Lt. Paul Doroshov said the robbery occurred at 12:05 a.m. as the man, a 48-year-old Davis resident, pulled into the drive-through lane of the 403 Mace Blvd. restaurant. The […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Pinkerton will weigh in on ‘State of the City’

Davis City Manager Steve Pinkerton will give a “State of the City” talk at the January membership luncheon of the Davis Chamber of Commerce. The event will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. downtown. While most of the Chamber’s membership luncheons are […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Court splits decision over redevelopment funding

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers have the authority to eliminate community redevelopment agencies but not force them to redirect their taxes to local services, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a decision that likely will send both sides back to negotiations. The state will be able to save more than $1 […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

2011 quotables

“Someone yelled, ‘Oh my God, pepper spray!’ and I closed my eyes. My arm was around my girlfriend and I kissed her on the cheek. My friends buried their faces into their chests and then it happened. At that point, I entered a world of pain. I felt like there was hot glass entering my […]

December 30, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

2011 in review: Global attention stings Davis

It’s been called UC Davis’ “darkest hour.”

The pepper-spraying of about a dozen nonviolent protesters by university police Nov. 18 on the campus Quad catapulted UCD into the headlines around the world and transformed the protesters into the poster children of the Occupy movement.

The spraying and its aftermath are The Enterprise news staff’s unanimous choice for top local story of 2011. With about a half-dozen investigations under way, with calls for Chancellor Linda Katehi’s resignation continuing unabated and with protesters vowing to renew their occupation in early January, the story promises to grab headlines for many months to come.

December 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,