Library plays host to Southern cooking demo

Can’t make it to the Big Easy for Mardi Gras? Julie Cross, the Davis Food Co-op’s marketing and education director, and her team of experts will put on a cooking demonstration from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. They […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: Munn will make an interesting candidate

MUNN’S THE WORD … with a promise of “fiscal responsibility,” longtime Davisite John Munn has decided to toss his hat into the City Council bull ring for one of two seats up for grabs in June … win or lose, he’ll be a welcome addition to the mix … so far we have an incumbent […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Fukushima radiation could reach Pacific coast by April

By David Perlman Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster has not yet reached ocean waters along the Pacific coast, but low levels of radioactive cesium from the stricken Japanese power plant could arrive by April, scientists reported Monday. The report came even as some Internet sites continue claiming that dangerously radioactive ocean water from Fukushima […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Defense lawyer enters Yolo judicial race

SACRAMENTO — A criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor has joined the race for Yolo Superior Court judge, saying his roles on opposing sides of the law offer him unique qualifications his fellow candidates don’t possess. “I think I’ve seen a side that most people don’t get an opportunity to see,” John Brennan said in […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Many issues loom over City Council meeting

Learn more Who: Davis City Council When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Where: Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Watch it: Live on Comcast Channel 16 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 99; streamed at www.cityofdavis.org Tuesday’s City Council meeting is set to tackle a barrage of city issues that have built up during the last year, culminating […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Yolo sheriff warns of jury duty scam

The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department is warning of a recent phone scam in which the caller claims the victim must pay a fine because they failed to show up for jury duty. Several California sheriff’s offices have received reports about the scam, in which the caller claims to be a sheriff’s office employee who demands […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Principal helps build school in Dominican Republic

Principal Ramon Cusi of North Davis Elementary recently visited the Dominican Republic as part of a mission trip — organized through the National Association of Elementary School Principals and other educational groups — to help build a school in a Constanza, a town located in the country’s interior.

The late January trip was the first time Cusi had visited the Caribbean country, located on the eastern portion of the island of Hispaniola. Cusi told The Enterprise that in some ways, the Dominican Republic reminded him of the Philippines (where Cusi has a number of relatives).

Student winners celebrate 17th annual Design an Ad competition

The Veterans’ Memorial Center was buzzing with excitement at the 17th annual Design an Ad competition awards party held on Feb. 18. The contest is a community project that called on nearly 1,000 students from nine different schools to put their creativity to work coming up with advertisements for various Davis businesses. Forty-nine winners were […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Pets of the week

Lots of dogs and cats are waiting to be adopted at the Yolo County Animal Shelter, 2640 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. Among them is Ed (No. 121871), a 2-year-old neutered male brown mastiff. He is cross-eyed, but no treatment is indicated at this time. Also hoping for a good home is Cookie (No. 115324), […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

NAMI-Yolo hosts fundraising dinner

NAMI-Yolo, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, announces that its flagship event of the year — the Pat Williams Mental Health Dinner — will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. The keynote speaker is Jessica Cruz, executive director of […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Learn about Climate Ride on Thursday

Dave “DK” Kemp, the city of Davis’ active transportation coordinator, will lead an information session from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday on the Climate Ride Wine Country 2014. The session will be at 650 G St. Kemp will lead training rides for participating team members throughout March and April. Cool Davis will use funds raised […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Davis Baha’is plan Ayyam-i-Ha celebration

The Davis Baha’i Community’s annual Ayyam-i-Ha celebration will take place Friday, Feb. 28, at the Davis United Methodist Church, 1620 Anderson Road, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Ayyam-i-Ha, which can be translated as Days of Joy, is a five-day period during which Baha’is perform acts of charity and hospitality. The days of Ayyam-i-Ha are followed by […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Embroiderers Guild to meet March 6

The Valley Oak Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 6, at County Fair Mall in Woodland, in the Flying Needles Guild’s location. Lois Kershner will teach a small hands-on project.  She is a designer and certified needle arts teacher, raised in the Pennsylvania Dutch tradition.  She paints […]

February 26, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Free yoga class for curious beginners

A free class at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, will give an overview of what yoga is all about. The 90-minute class also includes simple breathing exercises and ends with a deep relaxation period.  TriYoga Davis and the Davis Holistic Health Center are offering this program at no charge at the Davis Holistic Health Center’s […]

February 25, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,