Walk through Quail Ridge Reserve on June 15

Local residents are invited to take an interpretive walk on the Quail Ridge Reserve from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Frank Maurer, executive director of the conservancy, will lead the walk, pointing out highlights about wildlife and native inhabitants of the Lake Berryessa peninsula. Hikers should bring binoculars, a camera, drinking water and […]

June 02, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Market concert benefits tornado victims

Selections from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” will be performed from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Davis Farmers Market as a benefit for victims of last week’s devastating tornado in Moore, Okla. Donations from listeners will be accepted with gratitude. Performers from the recent Davis Musical Theatre Company’s production of “Oklahoma!,” which ended […]

June 07, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Free inspections set for child car seats

Parents are invited to have their infant and child car seats inspected free of charge between 9 a.m. and noon Saturday at the Winters Fire Department, 700 Main St. Inspections will be performed by certified technicians to ensure proper car seat installation and fittings. The experts also will advise parents and caregivers how to choose […]

June 12, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Cuban philosophers will speak at UCD

The Hemispheric Institute on the Americas will host a talk by two Cuban philosophers on Wednesday, June 5. Yohanka León del Río and Felix Valdes García, professors at the University of Havana, were granted visas by the State Department to attend the Latin American Studies Association conference in Washington, D.C., and will then present their […]

May 30, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Will Davis be the coolest California city?

The last day to join the Cool California Challenge is Thursday. Davis is competing with other cities around the state to be the best at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. “The awards ceremony is being planned; the press release will soon be written,” a news release said. “The time to help our city is now!” Local […]

May 30, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

More bolts fail on new Bay Bridge

OAKLAND (AP) — The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has another bolt problem — this one involving the bicycle path, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Numerous bolts used to anchor the railing along the path have failed, forcing the California Department of Transportation to make plans to replace hundreds of the steel […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Davis High School honors its seniors

Scholarships worth more than $1 million were presented to Davis High School’s graduating seniors Tuesday evening as their parents, teachers and peers celebrated their achievements at the annual Senior Awards Night ceremony. More than 200 members of the Class of 2013 were honored. “It is a time to celebrate excellence — excellence in service, athletics, […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Council OKs Fifth Street redesign plans; construction likely to start in late summer

It was mostly a matter of crossing t’s and dotting i’s Tuesday for the City Council, which put the finishing touches on the long-anticipated Fifth Street redesign and gave the OK to city staff to bid out the $1.9 million project. The “road diet” plan, served to one of the city’s busiest thoroughfares, will peel […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: Need a room in Eugene? Call me

COUNTDOWN TO KICKOFF … my goodness, gracious, that was quite an announcement from UC Davis late last week that our beloved Aggies will be heading to Eugene in three years to take on the merciless Oregon Ducks on the gridiron … now, a lot can happen in three years, but suffice it to say, this […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

Awards galore go to DHS seniors

The complete list of honors presented at Tuesday’s Davis High School Senior Awards Night: Local, state and national scholarships Association of California School Administrators Future Educator Award: Destiny Smith Cabrillo Civic Club of California Scholarships: Lucy Brazil, Samantha Ramos Cache Creek Conservancy Scholarship: Lindsay Brandt California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship: Hibatallah Eltahir California School Employees Association Scholarships: Abigail Furlow, Aidan Prien, Casey Schnathorst […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Experience history at Gibson House Museum

The Gibson House Museum will be open for public tours from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tour guides will take visitors on a trip back in history and point out the current exhibit depicting the many women’s organizations that have been in existence for more than 100 years. The museum is at 512 Gibson […]

May 30, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Bizarro World plans a 20th anniversary party Saturday

Local residents are invited to join several artists, a disc jockey and the local nerd community in celebrating 20 years of Bizarro World on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Owner Daniel Urazandi will host Timothy Green, an artist on Marvel’s Avengers, Hulk, Annihilation and Ender’s Game and currently on DC New 52 Suicide […]

May 30, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

For the record

Recent stories published in The Enterprise covering the Water Advisory Committee’s discussions about fluoridation have reported erroneously that the City Council is scheduled to decide at its July 9 meeting whether to fluoridate the city’s drinking water. In fact, city staff likely won’t bring the issue before the council until after August, according to City Principal […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Teen arrested after car chase

Davis police arrested a 15-year-old boy who allegedly led an officer on a brief pursuit over the weekend. Lt. Glenn Glasgow said the incident began at about 6:15 p.m. Sunday when an officer stopped a car for a vehicle-code violation in the area of Third and K streets. The driver took off as the officer […]

May 29, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,