Livestrong Challenge won’t return to Davis in 2014

Thanks again, Lance Armstrong. The Enterprise has learned that the Livestrong Challenge — a national fundraiser for cancer patient support and research into cures — will not return to Davis in 2014. Armstrong, the world-class cyclist whose seven Tour de France victories have been stripped because of his doping, established the Livestrong Foundation after he […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Boy, 14, dies in Clarksburg crash

A 14-year-old Clarksburg boy died Sunday morning in a vehicle accident in which his older brother was at the wheel, the California Highway Patrol reported Monday. Tyler Uslan was a passenger in a Dodge Ram pickup that was traveling northbound on Z Line Road north of Teal Road at about 10:45 a.m. when the driver, […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Sierra Club sells calendars, holiday cards

Each Saturday through Jan. 4, the Sierra Club Yolano Group will sell 2014 calendars at the Davis Farmers Market in Central Park, weather permitting. Both the engagement calendar and the popular wilderness wall calendar will be available as well as Sierra Club holiday greeting cards. The club offers discounts over bookstore prices and will make […]

December 26, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | 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 Princess (No. 119208), a 10-year-old spayed female tabby cat, who will cost only $5 to adopt. Also hoping for a good home is Snicklefritz (No. 119989), a 1-year-old neutered male […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Jay and Carri Ziegler honored for work on school tax campaigns

Davis voters did something rather remarkable in recent years. In an era of ebbing state support for public education, local voters approved five school parcel tax measures in as many years, generating millions of dollars in local funding that counterbalanced many of the funding reductions and deferrals stemming from California’s state budget crisis and the […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Harper leaders talk about college/career readiness

Harper Junior High School Principal Zena Ingles will host the monthly Harper Family Center coffee Thursday morning with a discussion on “A General Overview of the Common Core Standards with an Emphasis on College and Career Readiness.” The event begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Harper Family Center, Room J-57. Harper has established programs such as AVID and […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Tank-trailer thief crashes, causes diesel fuel spill

Yolo County environmental health workers were on the scene Monday of a weekend tank-trailer crash that spilled an estimated 200 to 300 gallons of diesel fuel in a rural area south of Davis, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Cindy Leal said the spill occurred after the trailer, which had been stolen by an […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Whole Foods raising funds for schools foundation

Whole Foods Market in Davis will donate 5 percent of all store sales between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, to the Davis Schools Foundation. Every purchase, including gift cards, will help DSF raise funds for classroom instructional aides, technology and counselors throughout the school district. The store also will provide children’s […]

December 10, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Center City Automotive hosts Toys for Tots drive

Center City Automotive, 300 Madson Place in Davis, is holding a special Toys For Tots toy drive from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. Children of all ages are invited to bring a new, unwrapped, unopened toy for donation to the U.S. Marines’ holiday project. Santa Claus will be on hand to accept the toys […]

December 08, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Have dinner with Santa at Cindy’s Restaurant

Cindy’s Restaurant, 4823 Chiles Road in South Davis, is supporting local charities by hosting a “Dinner With Santa” on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The full American and Thai food menus will be available. Families are urged to come early, have dinner and talk with Santa. Be sure to bring your cameras. Santa will arrive about 6:30 p.m. […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Parents can enjoy a night out

Pole Line Road Baptist Church is hosting a Parents Night Out on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m. at 770 Pole Line Road in Davis. Parents Night Out is a fun evening of games, crafts, Bible stories, movies and refreshments for children while parents spend some time on their own. This is a great opportunity […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Radio show offers holiday tips

“Through the Looking Glass,” a radio show on KDRT, 95.7 FM, will explore the idea that the best gifts come without wrapping paper. Host Dr. G, a psychotherapist and life coach, will share tips on making the holidays more meaningful and friendly. The show airs at 4 p.m. Thursday.

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Free yoga, chanting class to start new year

Local residents are invited to enjoy a free introductory class to yoga and vedic chanting from noon to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Davis Art Center, 1919 F St. Individuals will learn gentle yoga techniques for ease and stamina in the body, breath and voice. No experience is necessary. This is free for […]

December 19, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Town hall meetings answer health coverage questions

CommuniCare Health Centers will host town hall meetings this week at its clinic sites in Davis and Woodland to provide the community with up-to-date information about enrolling in health coverage plans under the Affordable Care Act, focusing on enrollment in Medi-Cal and plans available through Covered California. The meetings are from 6 to 7:30 p.m. […]

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