Yee bill is second effort to cap CSU executive pay

By Nanette Asimov For the second time this month, a state senator has introduced legislation to limit executive raises at the California State University system within two years of a tuition increase or risk no boost in the allocation it receives from the state. Base pay for newly hired executives also would be limited to 5 percent more than […]

January 17, 2012 | Posted in State government | Tagged ,

See storytellers in action Sunday

“The Submarine Show” with Slater Penney and Jaron Hollander — featuring no props and no words, but 40 minutes of adventure — is coming to International House, Davis, at 2 p.m. Sunday. I-House is at 10 College Park. Penney recently moved to Davis from the Bay Area with his wife, Christine Germain, who is studying […]

January 15, 2012 | Posted in Children | Tagged ,

Nominations sought for DHS Hall of Fame

The Davis High School Blue & White Foundation is seeking nominations of outstanding individuals, teams and/or groups to be considered for the Class of 2012 inductees into the Davis High School Hall of Fame. Nomination categories include alumni at large, alumni athletics, alumni fine arts, DHS faculty and staff, and friends and benefactors of DHS. […]

February 09, 2012 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,

Poker tournament tickets available now

Soroptimist International of Davis will host its annual Texas Hold ‘Em & More fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. Co-chairs Lea Rosenberg and Autumn Labbé-Renault invite the community to enjoy an evening of gaming, including a Texas hold ‘em poker tournament, bingo and blackjack […]

January 15, 2012 | Posted in Fundraiser | Tagged ,

Vote in Readers’ Choice survey now

It’s time to vote for your favorite businesses and individuals in the annual Davis Enterprise Readers’ Choice poll. Now is your chance to reward all those people and businesses who have won your loyalty. Voting is online at www.davisenterprise.com/readerschoice beginning Sunday and continuing through Sunday, Feb. 15. A ballot also appears on Page A8 of today’s […]

January 15, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Celebrate King at event Monday

A diversity advocate from the Southern Poverty Law Center will be the keynote speaker at the city of Davis’ 18th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday. The event kicks begins 11:30 a.m. at the Varsity Theatre, 616 Second St. in downtown Davis. Admission is free. All community members, including children of all ages, are invited […]

January 01, 1970 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Plea deal brings life sentence in Woodland stabbing

A Yuba City man who brutally stabbed another man with a screwdriver on the front lawn of a Woodland home last year was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to attempted murder. Harjiwan Singh Mann, 36, had two prior strikes on his record that qualified him for sentencing under […]

January 15, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

For the record

An article in Thursday’s paper included the wrong date for a talk by Shira Wilkof at Davis United Methodist Church. Her presentation is at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the church, 1620 Anderson Road. Wilkof is co-founder and an active member of the Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity Movement. Her talk is titled “On the Cutting Edge […]

January 15, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Stanford football proves it’s truly a family

In the world of sports we hear all the time that it’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game. My dad told me that years ago, just as many dads and moms have told their children over the years. Somewhere, though, we all learned that winning was generally a whole […]

January 01, 1970 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Five generations celebrate Dahl’s 102nd birthday

Jeanne Dahl, who turned 102 on Thursday, was welcomed to the 8th Assembly District Century Circle by Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, D-Davis. Five generations of Dahl’s family attended her birthday celebration at Atria Covell Gardens, where she lives. “Mrs. Dahl joins her fellow senior sisters in making up the largest segment of California’s over-85 population,” Yamada […]

January 01, 1970 | Posted in Celebrations | Tagged ,

High school football coach faces molestation charges

For the second time in a month, authorities in Yolo County have arrested an athletic coach on suspicion of inappropriate conduct with children. Arturo Bustamante, a 42-year-old social science teacher and varsity football coach at West Sacramento’s River City High School, surrendered Friday on a warrant charging him with three felony counts of lewd and […]

January 15, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Folk concert benefits drama students’ trip to Scotland

The Davis High School drama program will host an Americana and folk concert on Friday, Jan. 27, with all proceeds benefiting the program’s trip to the Edinburgh, Scotland, Fringe Festival. The concert is a double-bill featuring Northern California’s own Rita Hosking and Cousin Jack followed by Misner & Smith. The concert begins at 8 p.m. […]

January 18, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Yolo Audubon Junior Bird Count set Jan. 22

The Yolo Audubon Junior Bird Count is planned on Sunday, Jan. 22. Local children ages 8 to 15 with an interest in birding are invited to participate. No knowledge of birding is required. Parents and volunteer drivers as well as leaders (of any age) with good local birding knowledge also are needed for the event. […]

January 15, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

Students can test for Academic Talent Search

Exams start soon for area students interested in taking classes through the Academic Talent Search Program at Sacramento State University. The program provides academically challenging, fast-paced courses to highly able and motivated fourth- through ninth-grade students in the greater Sacramento area. Participating students enjoy the chance to take classes with like-minded students and to move through […]

January 15, 2012 | Posted in Schools | Tagged ,