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House passes bill to crack down on ‘sanctuary cities’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Thursday cracking down on “sanctuary cities” that shield residents from federal immigration authorities. Angry Democrats accused Republicans of aligning themselves with Donald Trump and his anti-immigrant views, and the White House threatened a veto. “The Donald Trump wing of the Republican Party is clearly ascendant here today,” Rep. […]

California judge to rule on right-to-die lawsuit

By Julie Watson SAN DIEGO — A single mom given only months to live and other California right-to-die advocates are hoping a court will do what the Legislature did not: allow doctors to prescribe fatal medication for terminally ill people who want it. A San Diego Superior Court judge is expected Friday to hear a […]

Containment of rugged Wragg fire grows

Staff, wire reports Firefighters gained additional control last night over the rugged Wragg fire in Napa, Solano and Yolo counties, which has scorched an estimated 6,900 acres of drought-parched countryside near Lake Berryessa. Officials from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported the blaze to be 20 percent contained as of this morning […]

Bob Dunning: Will this be an exceptionally civil race?

THIS JUST IN … although Mayor Dan Wolk and former mayor Don Saylor have decided to engage in that strange dance known as the “Davis Split” by running against each other for a seat in the California State Assembly, it appears this race will at least be civil. Said the kindly Saylor of his same-city […]

New-home sales hit June slump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans bought new homes in June, a possible sign that the real estate market is cooling down after months of hot sales. The Commerce Department says new-home sales slumped 6.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 482,000. The report also revised May sales down to a rate of […]

In shift, Turkish jets strike Islamic State targets in Syria

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a major tactical shift, Turkish warplanes struck Islamic State group targets Friday across the border in Syria, Turkish officials announced — a move that came a day after IS militants fired at a Turkish military outpost, killing a soldier. Turkey, which spans the intersection of Europe and Asia and borders […]

Cops: Theater gunman a ‘drifter’ who planned to escape

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The movie theater gunman who stood up about 20 minutes into the showing of “Trainwreck” and began firing into the crowd, killing two people, was described as a drifter from Alabama whose escape plan was thwarted by police officers who arrived almost immediately, authorities said Friday. The gunman killed himself. Nine […]

Kerry: Iran deal is the only alternative to force

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is taking the Obama administration’s defense of the Iran nuclear deal on the road. He’s telling audiences in New York Friday that the deal struck last week in Vienna is the only alternative to military action and must be tested if diplomacy is to succeed. In a reprise […]

Report shows mixed bag in commercial real estate market

How badly does Davis need an innovation center? It depends on who’s talking. Sales are on the rise in the city, the residential real estate market in Davis is booming, but the commercial real estate market is more of a mixed bag, according to a national report released Wednesday — and innovation centers may be the […]

DHS Hall of Fame induction dinner tickets on sale now

Tickets are available now for the Davis High School Blue & White Foundation’s 2015 Hall of Fame induction dinner. It will take place Saturday, Sept. 19, at the UC Davis Conference Center Ballroom, 550 Alumni Lane on campus. Davis Enterprise columnist Bob Dunning will be the master of ceremonies. Inductees are Tyler Schilling, alumni at […]

Mariachi Puente fundraiser is Wednesday

All are welcome to join the students of Mariachi Puente for a fundraiser on Wednesday, July 29, at TANA in Woodland. Mariachi Puente is an after-school mariachi group in Davis made up of students ages 11 to 16 who will be participating in the Mariachi Nationals and Summer Institute in Los Angeles in August. Proceeds from the […]

Teen e-reading room added to library website

The Yolo County Library has expanded online services for teens with a new digital collection website. Through a partnership with OverDrive Inc., the Teen eReading Room is available at http://yolocounty.lib.overdrive.com. This is a free service and teens can borrow items using their Yolo County Library card. The eReading Room provides a virtual environment for teens to […]

UCD professor’s ‘#HowIQuitSpin’ is compelling story told compellingly

Without giving too much away, the hashtag “HowIQuitSpin” on Twitter is a must-read tale of trying to get fired from a pretty good job, life in Paris, music reviews, terrorism and corporate “scare tactics” … all with edge-of-your-seat plot twists. The story, by UC Davis English professor Joshua Clover, is told in a burst of […]

Morning walks set year-round in Davis

A morning walking group heads out every Tuesday and Thursday from Peet’s Coffee & Tea in The Marketplace, 1411 W. Covell Blvd. in North Davis. Walkers meet at 7 a.m. and cover a little more than 4 miles in about 90 minutes. The group returns to Peet’s at about 8:30 a.m. for coffee and socializing. […]

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