Infection delays surgery for collie with gunshot wound

UC Davis veterinarians have discovered an infection in the jawbone of Lad, the collie from Kentucky that was shot in the face in February. For any potential surgery to be successful, this infection will need to be cleared before oral surgeons can move on to the surgery phase of Lad’s treatment. The treatment of this […]

March 30, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Woodland murder suspect arrested; ‘person of interest’ still at large

Woodland police have apprehended one of two people linked to the March 18 stabbing death of a 33-year-old man. Julio Demetrio Gayton, 26, was taken into custody Friday morning after police received an anonymous tip that he was at a residence on West Elliot Street, Sgt. Brett Hancock said. Gayton surrendered peacefully following a dramatic […]

March 30, 2014 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Cancer fighters pull together to raise funds

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Davis got underway Saturday as event volunteers and participants gathered in Central Park, Fourth and C streets, to launch their fundraising efforts for the year. One of the American Cancer Society’s Heroes of Hope, Gina von Damm Bogart, talked about her battle against cancer and then led […]

March 30, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Fifth Street project puts a focus on safety for everyone

The first reaction a motorist might have to the Fifth Street Corridor Improvement Project may be disbelief, and then disdain for city politics. But it is the result of a slow battle between safety advocates and those who needed convincing that resulted in a road project that promises to improve the safety of everyone who […]

March 30, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: Fight the drought, start in the shower

My good friend Clyde Froehlich, who knows a thing or two about water conservation, took time out of his busy schedule a while back to pen a piece in this very newspaper offering tips on how we can all beat this never-ending drought. Fortunately, Clyde’s sound advice does not include an admonition that we all […]

March 30, 2014 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Lecture planned on science and religion

“Science & Religion: A Partnership for the Planet” is the title of a lecture-discussion planned for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Lutheran Church of the Incarnation, 1701 Russell Blvd. in Davis. The speaker will be Larry Rasmussen, Reinhold Niebuhr professor emeritus of ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. Described as one […]

April 04, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

‘A Jew From Baghdad’ will discuss his memoir

From Baghdad to Israel to Canada to the United States — that is the capsulized version of the life of Daniel Khazzoom, the youngest son of a prominent Baghdad attorney who now lives in Sacramento. Khazzoom will discuss his published memoir, “No Way Back: The Journey of a Jew From Baghdad,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, […]

March 30, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Assessor’s Office to be open five days a week

Yolo County Assessor Joel Butler has announced that his office will return to being open five days a week. “Thanks to the support of (County Administrator) Patrick Blacklock and the action of the Board of Supervisors, we are finally sufficiently funded to adequately staff the office,” he said in a news release. The Assessor’s Office […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Learn more about oil spill response at Science Café

The April edition of the Science Café will feature a conversation with Judd Muskat, who will discuss “The Science Behind Oil Spill Response” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at de Vere’s Irish Pub in 217 E St., Davis. The event, which is free and open to the public, is hosted by professor Jared T. Shaw and […]

April 06, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

For the record

A story about the Honda Smart Home US project published Thursday misidentified Steve Center, vice president of the environmental business development office of American Honda Motor Co. Inc. The Enterprise regrets the error.

March 30, 2014 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Firefighters back Dodd

The 6,500-member California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Firefighters Local 2881 has endorsed Napa County Supervisor Bill Dodd in his campaign for the 4th District Assembly seat. “We look forward to working with Bill in legislation affecting CAL FIRE and enhancing emergency services for the citizens of California,” said Mike Lopez, president of CDF […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in State government | Tagged ,

Lasting Impressions celebrates 30 years

Lasting Impressions Hair Designs, 632 Fourth St., will celebrate 30 years in business on Tuesday. Owner/stylist Gerri Adler and stylist Van Corrente, both of whom have been with the salon for all 30 years, join the other staff members in inviting loyal clients to stop by for cookies and coffee. A raffle also is planned […]

March 30, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Davis Estate Jewelry closing

Monday is the last day for Davis Estate Jewelry & Antiquities, 227 E St., No. 3, which will close its doors for good. “We thank all our friends and customers for supporting us,” a business representative said in a statement.

March 30, 2014 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Hints for gold prospectors

The search for gold still offers a special excitement for many people. They hope to “strike it rich” by panning gold. What they do not realize is that most placer deposits have been thoroughly reworked at least twice — first by those who entered immediately after the initial boom periods of the late 19th century […]

March 30, 2014 | Posted in Our Sunday Best | Tagged ,