Gift Shop Gala benefits Sutter Davis Hospital

The Sutter Davis Hospital Auxiliary invites the community to kick off the holiday shopping season at a Gift Shop Gala from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday at hospital, 2000 Sutter Place. The shop is staffed by volunteers who have stocked it with plenty of holiday gifts and decorations. Visitors will be treated to punch and […]

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Helping others

Andy Butler, manager of Safeway at Oakshade Town Center, watches as Hannah Harris, 4, and her sister Natalie, 2, peek at the pallets of food that will be donated to 700 needy families on Wednesday at the main Davis fire station. Looking on is the girls’ father, firefighter Justin Harris. The Davis Professional Firefighters Local […]

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

It’s bell-ringing time

Dick Berry and Wanda Winton, members of the Davis Salvation Army Committee, prepare for the bell-ringing kickoff Thursday, Dec. 1. Many organizations and individual volunteers are needed to ring the bell in one- to two-hour shifts. The money collected in used in Davis for an annual back-to-school shopping spree for 75 children. The remainder goes to […]

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Fundraiser | Tagged ,

‘Hunt, Gather, Cook’ author on radio

Hank Shaw talks about “Hunt, Gather, Cook: Finding the Forgotten Feast” — a book that says more of us should forage, hunt and fish for more of our food — on the latest edition of “Davisville,” a local radio show. Shaw, who lives in the Sacramento area, discusses good places to forage in the Davis […]

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New dates for water information nights

Da Vinci High School’s environmental science students invite all members of the Davis community to a pair of water education nights intended to educate the community and raise awareness about the myths and realities of Davis water. The students will present information on watersheds, fresh water, water treatment, the Woodland-Davis water supply project, funding for the water supply […]

November 29, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Honor a veteran with a holiday wreath

Wreaths may be ordered through Friday to place on veterans’ gravesites at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon this holiday season. The “Wreaths Across America” story began during the holidays more than 20 years ago when Worcester Wreath Company in Harrington, Maine, began a tradition of placing wreaths on the headstones of the nation’s […]

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Small Business Saturday gives independent retailers a boost

Saturday will mark the second annual Small Business Saturday, a shopping holiday created by American Express as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday to help support local businesses. American Express card holders who have registered their cards online can receive a $25 statement credit offer when they spend $25 or more on Small Business […]

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Children’s Secret Store is going green

Get in the spirit What: Davis Art Center 21st annual Holiday Sale When: Noon-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3; 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4 Where: Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Admission: Free This year, the Davis Art Center is taking its annual Holiday Sale in a new direction, […]

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Legislature to hold hearings on police actions at UC protests

The California Legislature will convene a hearing next month to examine the use of force by University of California police officers against nonviolent protesters at UC Berkeley and UC Davis over the past week, legislators announced Tuesday. Assemblyman Marty Block, D-San Diego, chairman of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, will conduct a joint hearing with […]

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Physics profs call on Katehi to resign

A majority of the faculty of the UC Davis physics department has signed a letter calling for the resignation of Chancellor Linda Katehi in the wake of Friday’s pepper-spraying incident on campus. The letter to Katehi concludes by saying, “We have appreciated your leadership during these difficult times on working to maintain and enhance excellence […]

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Enterprise closed for holiday

The Davis Enterprise will not publish Thursday, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, and all Enterprise offices will be closed. Business and advertising office hours Friday will be from 9 a.m. to noon only. The circulation department will remain open until 7 p.m. Friday to take delivery-related calls, at (530) 756-0826. Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Santa Claus is coming to town

Kids, come to the County Fair Fashion Mall starting Friday to whisper your Christmas wishes into Santa Claus’ ear. Santa will talk with kids and be available for pictures from noon to 9 p.m. Friday. Beginning Saturday, his regular hours will be noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and 3 to 8 p.m. Fridays. […]

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Webcomic author/artist speaks at UC Davis

Author and illustrator Zach Weiner will bring his particular brand of humor to the UC Davis campus on Monday, giving a talk in 2 Wellman Hall from 4 to 6 p.m. Weiner holds a degree in literature from UCD, and is best known for the webcomic “Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal” and its spawn, “SMBC Theatre” […]

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Sheriff, DA begin probe of pepper-spraying incident

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department has launched its investigation into Friday’s confrontation on the UC Davis campus that resulted in the pepper-spraying of unarmed protesters, a review requested by university officials via the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office. Sheriff Ed Prieto said Tuesday he has assigned one of his sergeants, Lance Faille, full time to […]

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