ArtAbout expands to 31 venues

Four new venues join the circuit for the Second Friday ArtAbout, a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in downtown Davis and beyond. Live music or a disc jockey will be featured at Armadillo Music, Davis Laser Center, Delta of Venus, Lily’s Boutique, Monticello Cuisine, Natsoulas Gallery, Pence Gallery, Ray Johnston […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Davis Fire Capt. Bobby Weist reads to students in Mark Simi’s class at North Davis Elementary School on Friday. Guest speakers were reading to children all over the campus in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday that day. Weist read “Gustaf the Gold Fish” to students. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Books | Tagged ,

Crash injures two Davis cyclists

Two bicyclists from Davis were injured Friday in a collision involving a parked car, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Cindy Leal said 42-year-old Philip M. Cox was riding his bicycle westbound on County Road 32A west of County Road 105 when, for unknown reasons, he rear-ended a parked Hyundai Elantra at about 5:30 […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Students take their protest to Sacramento

SACRAMENTO — Thousands of college students were converging today on California’s state capital to protest rising tuition rates and demand that state lawmakers restore funding for higher education.

Organizers said they expect as many as 10,000 students and other protesters to participate in the “Fund our Future” march and rally. Buses were transporting students from as far away as UC Riverside, 450 miles south of Sacramento.

Law enforcement officers lined up en masse on streets near the Capitol, and a California Highway Patrol helicopter flew overhead as protesters marched toward the building.

March 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

DHS drama department presents ‘Tartuffe’

Just the ticket What: DHS drama department production of ‘Tartuffe,’ a fundraiser for the thespians’ summer trip to the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and March 15-17; 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Brunelle Performance Hall at DHS, 315 W. 14th St. Tickets: $15 general, $10 students; at the door or […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

Prostate cancer questions answered

William H. Hoch, M.D., a clinical professor of urology with the UC Davis Health System, will lead a roundtable discussion, “Questions and Answers About Prostate Cancer,” at the March 12 meeting of the Yolo Prostate Cancer Support Group. Hoch, who has been board-certified in urology since 1978, sees patients in UC Davis Medical Group offices […]

March 07, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Kaiser to offer eye screenings for free cataract surgeries

For the 17th consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente physicians and staff in Sacramento will offer screenings for area residents who may be eligible for free cataract surgeries that will be performed this spring. The screenings will take place Saturday, April 14, at the Kaiser Permanente Point West Medical Offices, 1650 Response Road, Sacramento. The surgeries are […]

March 14, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

India Association of Davis celebrates Holi

India Association Davis will celebrate Holi, an Indian cultural event known as Festival of Colors, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Rainbow City picnic area in Davis’ Community Park. Nearly 100 Indian community members are expected to attend. The association will provide the color to play Holi as well as lunch and […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Davis School for Independent Study has openings for students

The Davis School for Independent Study will host three more information meetings for secondary students (grades 7-12) interested in enrolling this academic year. Parents and students who also want to find out more about independent study for fall enrollment are invited. The parent/student information meeting is the first required step in enrolling at DSIS, 526 B […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Restorative justice is focus of film, talk

A film screening and discussion about restorative justice are planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Davis Friends Meeting House, 445 L St. in Davis. “Beyond Conviction,” tells the story of three crime victims on a journey toward healing and resolution. The film follows participants in a pioneering program run by the state […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Spend an evening at the Coconut Grove

Local residents are invited to enjoy jazz entertainment and a dinner catered by Dos Coyotes at the annual “An Evening at the Coconut Grove” fundraiser for the Davis High School bands. The event runs from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Emerson Junior High Indoor Commons, 2121 Calaveras Ave. in Davis. The award-winning DHS […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Measure C campaigners will gather

The Yes for Our Students campaign, which supports Measure C, will host an Election Night party beginning at 7 p.m. at the home of Kim Eichorn, 631 Rutgers Drive in Davis. All supporters of Measure C are welcome; for more information go to The No on Measure C campaign will meet for its party […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

UC Davis actors give a modern twist to Lorca’s famous play

Check it out What: “The House of Bernarda Alba,” based on translation by Chay Yew, written by Federico García Lorca and directed by UC Davis Granada Artist-in-Residence Juliette Carrillo When: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, March 8-18 Where: Main Theatre, Wright Hall, UCD Tickets: $17/$19 general, $12/$14 students, children and seniors;; (530) 754-2787 […]

March 06, 2012 | Posted in Theater | Tagged ,

Family history seminar helps search roots

“Unlocking Our Family Treasures” is the theme of the seventh annual African-American Family History Seminar, which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Sacramento. The seminar is sponsored by Sacramento Council Member Bonnie Pannell, the California Black Chamber of Commerce, the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau Juneteenth Committee and the Church of Jesus […]

March 07, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,