When a family needs help, Adult Day Health Center is there

You can help What: Blues Harvest dinner, concert and auction When: 6:30 p.m. Friday Where: Heidrick Ag History Center, 1962 Hays Lane, Woodland Tickets: $50, available at Avid Reader Active, 605 Second St.; Watermelon Music, 527 Main St. in Woodland; and the Yolo Adult Day Health Center, 20 N. Cottonwood St. in Woodland Info: 530-666-8828 “It takes […]

October 31, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

‘Storytime Through the Seasons’ set Sunday at Arboretum

All are welcome for a free, outdoor reading program at the UC Davis Arboretum exploring the cultural and natural world of Native Californians called “Storytime Through the Seasons.” Participants will enjoy traditional stories, games and arts from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday on the Wyatt Deck on Arboretum Drive. All ages are welcome. The event […]

October 31, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Community planting day is Saturday

In two hours, participants in Saturday’s community planting day organized by the UC Davis Arboretum will be responsible for kicking off the transformation of a once-empty lot behind the Davis Commons shopping center to vibrant green space filled with flora specific to the lower Putah Creek watershed region. The planting project will run from 10 […]

October 31, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Start your shopping at St. James Holiday Bazaar

The 14th annual Holiday Bazaar, sponsored by the St. James Women’s Guild, will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9-10, in the parish Memorial Center, 1275 B St. in Davis. Entry is free and there is ample parking at the site. Artisans from throughout the Central Valley will sell quilts, […]

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

Davis Media Access: Tales of teens, Dracula, UCD students and music

Last month I wrote about some of the big-picture accomplishments of Davis Media Access and the 25-year history of community media in Davis. At its core, community media is about telling the stories of those who live in a given community, using media tools to help them give voice to their concerns, visions, hopes and […]

October 31, 2013 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

From Davis High to Iraq and troop cavalry

Born and raised in Davis, Peter Andrews graduated from Davis High School in 2002. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in October 2005 and went through boot camp at Fort Sill, Okla., where he completed his basic training in field artillery. Peter did his first tour of duty in Iraq from August 2006 through October […]

October 31, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

‘Hugs From Home’ fundraiser continues

Local residents who missed the Yolo Military Families fundraiser on Saturday can still support “Hugs From Home” holiday care packages that will be sent to local military personnel who are deployed to Afghanistan. Supplies, cards and cash donations will be accepted through Friday at Redwood Barn Nursery, 1607 Fifth St.; Davis Police Department, 2600 Fifth St.; Harrison Self-Storage, […]

October 31, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Social Security benefits to go up by 1.5 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government announced Wednesday. The increase is among the smallest since automatic adjustments were adopted in 1975. It is small because consumer prices haven’t gone up much in the past year. The annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

ConAgra promised $2 million to private nonprofit business

ConAgra Foods Inc., the corporation proposing The Cannery project, has promised to pay a local private nonprofit business $2 million if its residential development is approved by the City Council next month, The Enterprise has learned. George Phillips, ConAgra representative, confirmed Tuesday that the company has pledged $2 million to Capitol Corridor Ventures, the nonprofit organization […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: Dr. Bob answers your Halloween queries

* Editor’s note: Due to overwhelming reader response and personal requests from all five members of the Davis City Council, the Enterprise has again called on the services of Dr. Bob, a board-certified psychiatrist with a Halloween-specific practice in West Davis. While some of Dr. Bob’s timeless advice to Davis parents and children has appeared […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Suspects arrested for bike thefts

Two Sacramento residents were arrested Sunday night after reportedly admitting to stealing bikes in Davis, police reported Tuesday. According to Davis police Lt. Glenn Glasgow, the pair were in spotted shortly before midnight in a vehicle deemed suspicious and followed to an Alvarado Avenue apartment complex, where an officer made contact with the occupants. “During […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Gibson House features women’s organizations

The Yolo County Historical Museum at the Gibson House,  512 Gibson Road in Woodland, will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit showing information and items from women’s organizations that have been in existence for more than 100 years is still featured, and a docent will take people on a trip back through history during the […]

October 31, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Police seek suspect in assault attempt

Davis police are seeking a man who tried to sexually assault a woman in an apartment complex parking lot Monday night. Lt. Glenn Glasgow said the woman had just parked and retrieved her belongings from her vehicle in the 600 block of Alvarado Avenue when she was confronted by the suspect, who forced her back […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

DUI task force plans extra Halloween patrols

Yolo County’s Avoid the 8 DUI task force plans to crack down on drunk and drugged drivers by deploying extra patrols Thursday, Halloween night, as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, between 2007 and 2011, 52 percent of all national fatalities occurring on […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,