Holiday carols, tunes sought at market

The Davis Farmers Market has openings for local musicians and musical community groups to perform acoustic holiday music on Saturdays, Dec. 5, 12 and 19. Musicians and choral groups can perform either at the oak tree, in front of the market shed or on the north steps of the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. If […]

Pence Gallery: Photos offer a look at a changing land

“The (Black) Hills are one of the most contested spaces in the nation, but as tourism took hold, the gold deposits continued to yield returns, and mid-twentieth century ‘how the West was won’ narratives proliferated, the dirty history was either swept under the rug, vulgarized, or quietly accepted. “In my time there, I aimed to […]

Learn the tricks of origami

Origami creations by members of the Davis Origami Group are on exhibit through Oct. 30 at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. The display celebrates World Origami Days, Oct. 24-Nov. 11. In addition, origami artists will host a special event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in the […]

Veterans tailgate at Saturday’s Aggie game

All military members past and present are invited to join Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6949 (Davis) and the UC Davis Student Veterans for a football tailgate party Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. as the UCD Aggies take on Northern Arizona at Aggie Stadium. The group will meet in the Team Aggie reserved parking lot (Lot […]

Get support for peripheral neuropathy

The Davis Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will meet from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The meeting is a time to share stories, possible solutions and hope. All are welcome. For more information or to receive the group’s newsletter, call Mary Sprifke at 530-756-5102 or Retta […]

Hawaiian dancers, ukulele lessons set at First Fruits Festival

The Center for Spiritual Living, Davis, will hold a First Fruits Festival from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Peregrine School’s south campus, 2650 Lillard Drive in Davis. all are welcome at the festival and at the center’s worship service at 11 a.m. “We will celebrate the first fruits of the harvest by eating, dancing, […]

Drifters held in yoga teacher’s murder

SAN RAFAEL (AP) — GPS technology helped law officers track down three suspects in the killing of a tantra yoga teacher, who was found shot to death on a scenic California hiking trail. The three drifters were arrested Wednesday in Oregon, two days after the body of Steve Carter, 67, who had been walking his […]

State aims for surge in renewable energy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown dramatically increased California’s climate-change goals, committing the state to use renewable energy for half its electricity and make existing buildings twice as energy-efficient in just 15 years. Brown tried for an even stronger measure that also would have enforced a 50 percent drop in petroleum use by 2030, […]

Bob Dunning: Only one thing could get us away from the NFL

There could well be a real-life celebrity coming soon to a party near you. And I do mean celebrity. “The annual Davis Neighbors’ Night Out is coming around again to give residents a chance to get to know one another,” said the front-pager one recent day in The Davis Enterprise. Ah yes, our annual attempt […]

Police, deputies launch manhunt in El Macero

Law-enforcement officers descended upon the El Macero neighborhood Wednesday afternoon to search for two suspects in an attempted residential burglary. No arrests were reported as of that evening as a result of the search, which began at about 3:15 p.m. when a Yolo County sheriff’s deputy interrupted the burglary attempt at an undisclosed location. The […]

Davis High Homecoming activities well underway

Davis High School Homecoming festivities have been underway all week in anticipation of Friday night’s football game. Since a schoolwide assembly kicked things off on Monday, students have been getting into the spirit with, appropriately enough, spirit days all week, from “‘Merica Monday” to “Hit the Waves Wednesday” to “Freakishly Blue Friday.” This year’s Homecoming […]

Construction crew unearths prehistoric Native American bones

A set of bones unearthed earlier this week in West Sacramento are those of prehistoric Native Americans, according to the Yolo County Coroner’s Office. The find occurred Tuesday in the area of Bayside Road and Blue Rock Street in West Sacramento’s Southport neighborhood, where construction crews have been digging in preparation for new city streets […]

DHS students may apply for activity grants

The Davis High School Blue & White Foundation is accepting applications for the Student Activity Grant Program. The goal of the program is to enhance the high school experience for any current DHS student. Students may apply for funding to support curricular or extracurricular activities during their sophomore, junior or senior years. Examples of activities that […]

Project Linus celebrates 5 years of warm blankets

Happiness is a warm blanket, made with love. If you enjoy quilting, knitting or sewing, you’re invited to Project Linus’ monthly gathering from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the Davis Senior Center. This month, the group celebrates its fifth anniversary. Volunteers make blankets for children in the community who are seriously ill, […]