Dear Annie: I am a 23-year-old man. I served in the army and deployed to Afghanistan. I was medically discharged for PTSD about two years ago. I’m currently going to school to be a firefighter, but I’m afraid I’ve picked this field not because it interests me, but because I cannot go back into the […]
Notes from the recently completed Pacific Northwest Volcano Tour: GIVE ME MAPS TO MATCH MY MOUNTAINS … thanks to the good folks at Triple-A, we now have the best maps in the world as we attempt to track down as many volcanoes as possible in a one-week period without actually coming into contact with orange-hot […]
Dear Annie: Six years ago, I divorced my alcoholic, workaholic husband and became a single parent. My ex has regular visitation, but I am the one who handles all the sick days, school conferences, injuries, etc. He never bothers. Shortly after the divorce, I had to take a job at a much lower salary. There […]
Our annual decorating contest saw many wonderful entrants, and we at The Enterprise are grateful to the families who have provided us with so much holiday cheer.
Although the economy is still causing many to scale back, it was heartwarming to see how many people are willing and able share the joy of the season. Plus, it’s hard to beat this no-/low-cost entertainment!
By bundling up and strolling or biking through Wildhorse, or driving along our route map of delightfully decorated displays, the entire family will enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas for just …
Two years ago Sunday, I married my best friend. And I’m thrilled to report that marriage hasn’t changed that. Known as The Cutest Man In The World (TCMITW) to those of you who’ve followed this thread for the last decade or so, Joe is proof positive that soulmates really do exist. I know I’ve found […]
DebraDeAngeloW The best part of last week’s story about my adventures in radio commercials is the part I didn’t tell: getting there. But first, some context. I have the bladder of a hamster. And my urgency ratio is directly linked to my stress level. The higher the stress, the greater the urgency. If I’m anxious […]
Enterprise columnist Whenever I have pictured myself as a soldier, something IÕve done many times over the years, especially during the Vietnam era, IÕve imagined myself feeling totally out of place in war. I imagine myself going along with whatever IÕm supposed to do, because IÕm basically obedient and a conformist, but keeping my thoughts […]
Farm Fresh To You, a Community Supported Agriculture and home delivery service that provides fresh, local, organic produce to customers’ doorsteps, has launched a new program called Donate-A-Box and has received a USDA Local Food Promotion Program grant of $100,000 to develop and market the program. Farm Fresh To You has partnered with six regional […]
When I left town with my family for a brief vacation to the wilds of western Canada earlier this month, I thought everything was under control. We’d just had an oil change on our aging Honda Odyssey, bills had been paid as much as possible, arrangements had been made for the newspaper and the mail […]
“This moment has been eight years and five X-Alps races in the making,” said Honza Rejmanek of Davis, as he neared the victory raft in the Mediterranean Sea near Monaco.
It was the end of two long weeks of paragliding and hiking 1,068 kilometers (663 miles) across the Alps from Salzburg, Austria, to the raft — the fifth time that Rejmanek has competed in the X-Alps race sponsored by RedBull.
He finished third in 2011 but did not make it to the raft.
An international paraglider pilot and an atmospheric scientist by day, Rejmanek stays in shape and trains constantly for the race, both to hone flying skills and improve walking skills …
Dear Annie: My father-in-law “Ron” is having an affair. At first I was not sure, but now I have proof, and my husband has seen his father with this woman, as well. Even my in-laws have told us that they only coexist with one another. I am not sure if my husband’s mother knows of […]
A landscaping business, a button-making enterprise and a shredding superstar — all were born as microenterprises with the help of Community Employment Services in Davis.
The owners and operators — as well as dozens more clients who work or volunteer at local businesses — have a range of developmental disabilities, but all are motivated by the desire to be contributing members of the workforce in their community.
CES is part of Progressive Employment Concepts, a nonprofit agency that’s been operating in the Sacramento region for 20 years. It helps clients find employment and …
Wildfires are sweeping through several dry Western states, including a massive blaze burning out of control in Northern California. A look at the latest hotspots and what crews are doing to control them: Northern California A wildfire has grown to 26 square miles in hazardous and inaccessible terrain south of Lake Tahoe and is moving […]
The city of Davis has a long history of taking progressive action when it comes to reducing our waste. We got our start in 1970 when Davis residents Richard Gertman and Barney and Margaret Hill formed the Recycling Awareness Committee of Davis. This group, whose actions began with the coordination of a newspaper recycling program […]