Beginning meditation course offered

A course in beginning meditation will be offered from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on four consecutive Mondays starting next week at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. “Meditation is a powerful tool that helps us improve our daily lives and reach our highest spiritual goals,” a news release said. “Drawing from authentic ancient […]

February 01, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Meet city’s new bike coordinator Friday

Following a nationwide search, the city of Davis has welcomed Dave “DK” Kemp as its new bicycle and pedestrian coordinator. Kemp began his new duties Monday. Community members are invited to meet Kemp at an informal reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 303 Third St., in the […]

February 08, 2012 | Posted in Bicycling | Tagged ,

Soroptimists seek applications for service grants

Soroptimist International of Davis is accepting applications from local nonprofit and charitable organizations for grant funding for 2012. The deadline for submission is March 15. Applications are available online at http://sidavis.org, or by contacting Juelie Roggli, Service Grants Committee chair, at [email protected] or (530) 219-5444. A brief written narrative with specific information about the proposed […]

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

Wolk campaign website launched

Supporters of Davis City Councilman Dan Wolk’s bid for election have launched a website to support his candidacy, at www.danwolk.org. Visitors will find information about Wolk, his wife Jamima and their children, his platform and volunteer opportunities to assist with his campaign. He is one of three declared candidates for three seats on the council in […]

February 01, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Federal deficit to dip to $1.1 trillion

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new budget report released Tuesday predicts the U.S. government will run a $1.1 trillion deficit in the fiscal year that ends in September, a slight dip from last year but still very high by any measure. The Congressional Budget Office report also says that annual deficits will remain in the $1 […]

January 31, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Occupy protest rekindles debate about flag-burning

OAKLAND (AP) — Many in the crowd outside Oakland City Hall shouted “Burn it! Burn it!” as masked protesters readied to set fire to an American flag. That’s when a woman emerged from the scrum, screaming for them to stop, that it would hurt the cause. Moments later, the flames began, and suddenly a movement […]

January 31, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

For heaven’s sake, don’t applaud

SILENCE IS GOLDEN … carrying on the absolutely indefensible position of his predecessors, Mayor Joe Krovoza has banned clapping in the Community Chambers … unless, of course, you’re clapping for a visiting sister city delegation or some other group the council has decided to honor … after some scattered applause offended the mayor’s ears during […]

January 31, 2012 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Woodland restaurant hit by armed robbers

Woodland police are seeking two men who robbed a Wienerschnitzel restaurant Monday morning. Dispatchers received a call at about 9:20 a.m. from two employees who reported being bound and robbed at gunpoint at the 103 W. Main St. business. No customers were inside at the time, Sgt. Aaron Delao said. The robbers — described as […]

January 31, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Car, bike collide in West Davis

A car-versus-bike crash in West Davis sent one person to the hospital Monday morning, police said. Lt. Paul Doroshov said Anna Reynolds, 20, of Davis, was driving southbound on Anderson Road at about 7:45 a.m. when she collided with a bicyclist at Radcliffe Drive. The bicyclist, 20-year-old Stephanie Abrams of Davis, was transported to Kaiser […]

January 31, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Police website keeps UCD informed about hate crimes, incidents

UC Davis police are investigating a pair of hate incidents that occurred on campus over the past four days. One involved a note referencing the Ku Klux Klan that was taped onto a dorm-room door in Potter Hall. The other, a life-sized Barbie doll found hanging by a noose at the Women’s Resources and Research […]

January 31, 2012 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Shopping for deals and treasures

From right, Christina Deniz, Erin Donahue and Maddy Fraioli peruse the artwork and jewelry by UC San Diego graduate Michelle Bonilla, left, her sister, Estrella Bonilla, and Phil Antipa at the first monthly E Street Plaza flea market on Sunday. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

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

Welcoming the Year of the Dragon

Members of the NewStar Chinese School class M2, directed by Meiyan Lin, perform the Lion Dance and Chorus during a celebration of the Chinese new year on Sunday at the Brunelle Performance Hall at Davis High School. 
NewStar runs on Sundays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at DHS. After-school 
programs are from 3:30 to 4:30 […]

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

Coming together

Hamza El-Nakhal, at right, of the Islamic Center of Davis, watches Manasa Malek wash the hands of Fr. Arsanious Nady of St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church of 
Roseville during the ninth annual Celebration of Abraham on Sunday at St. James 
Catholic Church Memorial Center. The washing of another’s hands is a symbolic 
ritual at the […]

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

‘Davisville’ focuses on local restaurants

The latest edition of KDRT radio program “Davisville” looks at the Davis restaurant business, including such local features as the quantity of Thai restaurants and the two-way connections with Sacramento. The guest for this program is reporter Mark Anderson. He writes about a wide swath of the local economy, including restaurants as a business, for the Sacramento […]

January 31, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,