Only a few more weeks for Sutter market

The Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market brings farm-fresh food to West Davis from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 29. The market — at the hospital’s main entrance, 2000 Sutter Place — is filled with produce, local honey, eggs and olive oil, baked goods, flowers, plants and garden starts. The market accepts EBT […]

August 06, 2013 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

For the record

In the Tuesday, July 30, edition of The Enterprise, the date of the the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s upcoming performance in Davis was listed incorrectly. The troupe will give a free performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, in Community Park. For information, visit

August 06, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Mt. Hood avalanche buries snowboarder

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A snowboarder traveling through an ice tunnel with six other people was buried when the tunnel collapsed and an avalanche struck while they traversed a glacier on Mount Hood on Saturday afternoon, officials said. The six other members of his party escaped without injury. The man has not yet been identified. […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

High Court upholds early release plan

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Despite warnings from California officials, the nation’s highest court is refusing to delay the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates by year’s end to ease overcrowding at 33 adult prisons. In its decision Friday, the Supreme Court dismissed an emergency request by the Gov. Jerry Brown to halt a lower […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Top U.S. officials meet to discuss embassy threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. officials met Saturday to review the threat of a terrorist attack that led to the weekend closure of 21 U.S. embassies and consulates in the Muslim world and a global travel warning to Americans. President Barack Obama was briefed following the session, the White House said. Obama’s national security adviser, […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Man arrested for raping teenager

A Chicago man has been arrested for the alleged rape of a teenage girl early Friday morning in West Davis, police said. Najee Ave, 23, is facing multiple felony charges, Davis police Sgt. Dan Powell said. The assault occurred at about 3 a.m. in a residence in the 2000 block of Glacier Drive, Powell said. […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Duo allegedly went on rampage at Davis party

Two suspects allegedly assaulted a Davis man Friday night during a party. One was arrested, and the other is still at large, police said. The incident took place in a residence on the 200 block of Russell Boulevard at approximately 10:48 p.m. Davis police Sgt. Dan Powell said two men were asked to leave the […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Relay for Life

Blanche Shannon, Nancy Anderson and Ann Arneson, members of a 12-person American Cancer Society Relay For Life team, walk for their coach’s mother, Silvana Castro, who has colon cancer that has spread. Arneson used to own Curves in West Davis, where many clients were cancer survivors. The 24-hour continuous relay, which began at 10 a.m. […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Plastic bag discussion picking up

After years of debate over whether to outlaw single-use carry-out plastic bags in Davis, the City Council finally appears eager to stuff away an ordinance into the municipal code. But while the council soon could sign off on some type of regulation, its last discussion on the matter in June seemed to hint at a […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

Idyllic countryside

A pastoral Capay Valley scene greets visitors to Capay Organic as a tram takes them on a free farm tour last year. The event — a thank-you to the farm’s Community Supported Agriculture subscribers but open to the public as well — is scheduled again Saturday, Aug. 10, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Courtesy […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Marrone Bio Innovations IPO raises $57 million

The Nasdaq Stock Market announced Friday that trading of Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a leading provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, commenced on the market under the ticker symbol “MBII.” “Marrone Bio Innovations has been dedicated to developing environmentally safe bio-based products,” Nelson Griggs, a senior Nasdaq vice president, said in […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Some answers found in Yolo County inmate’s death

A 29-year-old West Sacramento man who died while in custody at the Yolo County Jail in May succumbed to a cerebral edema brought on by water intoxication, the Yolo County Coroner’s Office announced Friday. Todd Alexander Phillips was discovered in his cell on May 18, the day of his death, struggling to breathe, in an […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Watch scale planes on Sunday

Scale aircraft will execute complex aerobatic maneuvers at the Woodland Davis Aeromodelers’ annual Radio Control Aerobatic Competition next weekend. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the club’s new flying site on County Road 29, 1.3 miles east of Road 102 northeast of Davis. The planes, which are 40 percent the […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: Help me manage? Don’t bill me

Unfortunately, my petition for Canadian asylum for political, economic and culinary reasons was recently denied and I was unceremoniously deported back across the border at Anacortes, Wash., despite intentionally losing my passport in an attempt to extend my stay in beautiful British Columbia a few more days. As predicted, all hell broke loose in Davis […]

August 04, 2013 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,