Sutter Qigong for hypertension class on Sunday

Sutter Health will sponsor a workshop, “Qigong for Hypertension, ” from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 28, at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St. Participants will learn a short form specifically designed by a Chinese master to address hypertension. Beginning and experienced participants are welcome. Space is limited. Fee is $60. For […]

July 23, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Church plans plenty of activities this summer

The Center for Spiritual Living, Davis, 1715 Anderson Way, plans a full summer of activities, with music, a book signing, an animal blessing ceremony and several pre-service “play shops.” On Sunday, July 28, at noon, the Rev. Gregory Toole will be the guest speaker. He was CSLD’s senior minister before moving on to an administrative […]

July 25, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

For the record

In Sunday’s edition of The Enterprise David Reifer’s response to the What Do You Think question, “What is your reaction to the Zimmerman verdict?” was edited incorrectly. Reifer’s response should read: “There’s way too much hostility out there.”

July 23, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD MIND Institute researchers seek participants for autism study

Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute are seeking adolescents to participate in a groundbreaking brain imaging study aimed at understanding one of the most critical aspects of autism spectrum disorders: how people with autism generalize things they learn to new contexts. “One of the areas affected in many kids and adults with autism is […]

July 23, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Shop for produce at hospital 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 — located at the hospital’s main entrance, 2000 Sutter Place — features produce, local honey, eggs and olive oil, baked goods, flowers, plants and garden starts. The market accepts EBT cards, […]

July 23, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Blue Devil bunco party benefits student grants

Davis High School alumni and community members are invited to enjoy an evening of bunco to benefit the Student Activity Grant Program offered by the Davis High School Blue & White Foundation. The bunco party begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Sudwerk, 2001 Second St. in Davis. The Student Activity Grant Program provides […]

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

Enjoy art, French and Spanish at Logos Books

“Mixed Media Discoveries” — an exhibit of watercolors, photography, oil and acrylic by local artists Ann Privateer and Mary Anne Kirsch — continue to be featured throughout the summer at Logos Books, 513 Second St. in downtown Davis. Both artists will be present to meet the public and talk about their art at the Second […]

July 25, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Public input sought on North Davis greenbelt project

The North Davis Riparian Greenbelt Project team will soon begin planning environmental education areas along the North Davis channel between Senda Nueva Park and F Street. The project team invites interested community members to join them for a planning meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, in the Club Room at the Veterans’ […]

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

PG&E plans high-tech training facility in rural Winters

For decades, planners and staff at Winters City Hall have been dreaming of economic development that would plump up city coffers to fund things like police officers, parks, new sidewalks and after-school programs. Several proposed housing developments have materialized and then evaporated into the mist, as have commercial projects. But this time, it looks real. […]

July 24, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Quilter, fiber artist will show her work

The Valley Oak Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, in the Blanchard Room of the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. Quilter and fiber artist Marjan Kluepfel of Davis will show and discuss her recent work. People who own some of her work […]

July 23, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Backpacks, school supplies collected for Yolo kids

The Yolo County Backpacks for Kids organization is collecting donations as part of its seventh annual fundraising drive. Since 2007, Backpacks for Kids has provided more than 7,000 quality backpacks and school supplies for children in need. Donations to Backpacks for Kids are used solely for Yolo County children and are distributed to various agencies, […]

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

Thunderstorm threat is a wild card for wildfire

IDYLLWILD (AP) — Firefighters got little help from Mother Nature on Saturday as much-needed rainfall from expected thunderstorms didn’t materialize for a huge wildfire burning in the Southern California mountains near Palm Springs. Fire officials were hopeful the storms, which also can bring wind, lightning and other volatile conditions, would douse some of the flames, […]

July 21, 2013 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Woodland man guilty of armed robbery

A Yolo County jury on Friday found 34-year-old Joey Alfredo Lopez guilty of committing armed robbery. Alfredo, a Woodland resident, has a past strike for robbery on his record. On Aug. 16, he’ll face up to 31 years in prison when Judge Paul Richardson sentences him. On June 20, 2012, Lopez, a Woodland resident, burst into […]

July 21, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

County’s child-abuse prevention program receives national recognition

Yolo County’s child abuse prevention program, which focuses on intensive home visits to families at risk for abuse or neglect, may be in line for federal funding. The Step by Step/Paso a Paso program, a component of the Yolo County Children’s Alliance, recently received accreditation from the Healthy Families America program, a certification that Katy […]

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