Two Woodlanders killed in Stockton-area crash

Two Woodland residents were among three people killed Friday morning in a San Joaquin County collision that has the at-fault driver facing second-degree murder charges, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Mark Petricevich of the CHP’s Stockton office said that driver, 23-year-old Coleen Torres of Lodi, is believed to have been under the influence […]

August 18, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Traffic impacts, connectivity of The Cannery

The Cannery series Part 1: The history and final design Part 2: Impact on surrounding neighborhoods Part 3: Senior housing Part 4: Sustainability Part 5: Cannery Farm Part 6: Business park vs. residential This is Part 2 of an ongoing series discussing the various aspects of The Cannery project. Each part will discuss a different […]

August 18, 2013 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

First Street will close at night for repairs

First Street will undergo street improvements to upgrade and improve transportation circulation. Beginning Monday, Aug. 19, portions of First Street will be closed as night crews work between A and G streets. The work will last three to four nights from 10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Avoid the Richards Boulevard entrance to downtown during the […]

August 18, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

For the record

In Thursday’s edition of The Enterprise the performance date for Out on a Limb at the Village Homes Performers’ Circle was incorrect. The duo will perform from 8:30 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 26, at the Village Homes Community Center, 2661 Portage Bay East, Davis. For information, call 530-756-3611. ———— Math educator Chelsea Ransom […]

August 18, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Yolo animal shelter’s life-saving challenge enters home stretch

The Yolo County animal shelter has entered the home stretch in its quest to win a $100,000 prize for saving nearly 500 animals’ lives this summer. To date, the shelter has saved 440 animals since June 1 through adoptions, rescues, transfers to foster care and reunions with owners as it participates in the ASPCA Rachael […]

August 18, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: Sifting through Prop. 218 garbage

I’ve heard people describe our increasingly popular “fee protest hearings” as an election, and if that’s truly the case, circle Sept. 24 on your calendar as the date of the next city of Davis election. Will Joe Krovoza or Dandy Dan Wolk be on the ballot? Maybe Rochelle Swanson, Brett Lee or Lucas Frerichs? Well, […]

August 18, 2013 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Sudwerk’s next generation: So much brewing in Davis

Sudwerk Brewery is pumping new innovation and energy into its beer, thanks to two Davis natives who share a vision — and a link to its legacy.

Nearly 25 years after Dean Unger and Ron Broward founded Davis’ first and only brewery, Unger’s grandson, Trent Yackzan, and Yackzan’s friend Ryan Fry are refining their beers and promoting Sudwerk as California’s finest craft lager brewery.

It’s a story of heritage and determination. After graduating from Cal Poly in 2008, Yackzan and Fry returned to Davis. They put their marketing and business knowledge to work …

Yolo Hospice: New support groups designed to meet grief needs

The death of a loved one causes grief, but the depth and effects of grief are different for everyone. Understanding that the way your grief manifests itself is uniquely yours and providing a caring, supportive and informative environment is the goal of Yolo Hospice’s Bereavement support groups. The loss of significant people in your life, […]

August 21, 2013 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Saylor teams with Farm Bureau for ‘Crown Jewels’ tour

Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor of Davis and the Yolo County Farm Bureau are collaborating on a tour of the county’s top three crops by volume — tomatoes, wine grapes and rice. The “Crown Jewels of Yolo County” tour will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Attendees will gather […]

August 18, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Court Watch Council will meet Sunday in Davis

The Vanguard Court Watch Council of Yolo County invites community members to share concerns about the judicial system, provide testimony and give personal accounts of contemporary cases in the Yolo Superior Court system. The meeting will run from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 […]

August 20, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Tuition isn’t the only bill college students see

By Philip Elliott WASHINGTON — Despite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college expenses also are going up. The price of housing and food trumps tuition costs for students who attend two- and four-year public universities in their home states, according to a College Board survey. Even with the lower […]

August 20, 2013 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

School standards’ debut is rocky, and critics pounce

By Motoko Rich The Common Core, a set of standards for kindergarten through high school that has been ardently supported by the Obama administration and many business leaders and state legislatures, is facing growing opposition from both the right and the left even before it has been properly introduced into classrooms. Tea party conservatives, who […]

August 21, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Davis Downtown unveils new website, mobile app

Business owners and community members are invited to Davis Downtown’s brown-bag lunch meeting Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the Varsity Theatre to take a look at the redesigned Davis Downtown website and new mobile application scheduled for release this month. The website will host a variety of new features that give visitors access to a wealth […]

August 27, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Sidewalk sentry

Milo the Shop Cat is a furry friend to all in downtown Davis. He can be found daily hanging out in B&L Bike Shop, B&L Too or begging for table scraps in front of Zia’s Deli, all on Fourth Street. “Milo loves people and food,” says his Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/milo.shopcat. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

August 18, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,