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Aggies rise to new heights with win at Southern Utah

CEDAR CITY, Utah — Elevation, schmell-a-vation. Despite coming to town less than 24 hours before kickoff, despite knowing it was playing at nearly 6,000 feet above sea level, despite the fact that its tongues were dragging in 2011 during a lopsided loss at Eccles Coliseum, the UC Davis football team dominated host Southern Utah, 21-3, […]

October 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

EAL field hockey race heats up as Chico beats DHS

Even if you just had the alternating chants of the respective fans of the Davis High and Chico field hockey teams to judge by, you’d know it was a heated affair on Friday at Brown Stadium. And for the Blue Devils, losing 2-1 was difficult to accept, especially given that the Panthers are DHS’ primary […]

October 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior issues wake-up call in Davis speech

More than 200 academics, advocates and those interested in environmental law packed into UC Davis’ King Hall for an examination of the Fish and Wildlife Service’s Endangered Species Act on its 40th anniversary. Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt delivered the keynote address at Friday’s daylong event. He spoke of the Endangered Species Act’s […]

October 06, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

UCD notebook: Aggie defense shuts down the potent T-Birds

There were a season-high four quarterback sacks. The two interceptions give the UC Davis football team six in the last three games. The high-profile Southern Utah ground game was held to 45 net yards. The Thunderbirds were 1-for-4 in the red zone, a trip they rarely got to make. “I really feel we have one […]

October 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Learn about the city’s new bicycle markings

As road construction projects in Davis finish up this fall, the city will take advantage of the freshly paved roads to beef up bicycle infrastructure with new road markings and routes in an effort to continue encouraging residents to bike throughout town. With UC Davis back in session, ushering thousands of bike riders back into […]

October 06, 2013 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,

From Paige, a positively pink message of hope

Ann Murray Paige breezes into Barista Brew, looking every bit the part of a Davis mom.

Clad in workout clothes, she’s between phone calls with her son’s doctor, awaiting word on what to do about a possible broken nose.

Her husband’s traveling for work, so it’s all on her right now. Soon she’ll be heading to her part-time job at Fit House, where she works the front desk and handles social media. She gets in her regular workouts there as well.

Many a mom could relate to …

Market team helps get us all to zero waste

When was the last time someone cheerfully welcomed you at a garbage can?

If you regularly attend Picnic in the Park, probably quite recently.

That’s where the Zero Waste Team, composed mostly of UC Davis students, helps Davis Farmers Market patrons separate and dispose of their garbage, and in the process, divert more than 90 percent of waste from the landfill.

Standing beside receptacles, the team instructs people on what goes in compost, recycling or landfill.

Large crowd cheers consistent Blue Devil volleyball team

It took the Davis High girls volleyball team only three games to claim victory over Franklin in both squads’ Delta Valley Conference opener on Thursday night. Thus, the record-setting 190 Blue Devil fans who packed into The Cage were collecting their belongings and heading to the door sooner than they’ve been accustomed to. “We went […]

October 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged , ,

Devils get a wind-aided tie against Grant

When the first half of the Davis High boys soccer game against Grant ended on Thursday, the Blue Devil offense had yet to score a goal. But even though the Pacers had managed two goals, DHS trailed by just one, thanks to the high winds and a little bit of luck. The smaller deficit came […]

October 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Experienced Aggie women start practice

Armed with veteran leadership and key experience for many of its underclassmen, the UC Davis women’s basketball team opened practice this week in preparation for a challenging 2013-14 season. The Aggies’ tough schedule features matchups against two of the nation’s premier collegiate programs — Stanford and defending NCAA champion UConn. Third-year UCD head coach Jennifer Gross […]

October 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

UCD heads to Southern Utah with Wright at the helm

CEDAR CITY, Utah — After giving way to transfer Jimmy Laughrea earlier this season, veteran UC Davis quarterback Randy Wright has earned back his starting job for Saturday’s Big Sky crucial game at Southern Utah. Aggie coach Ron Gould told The Enterprise that Wright’s performance in the Aggies’ first win — 30-13 over Idaho State […]

October 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Garamendi to donate shutdown salary

Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, will donate to charity the salary he is paid during the partial federal government shutdown, according to a spokesman. At least 121 other lawmakers from both parties — including Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, both D-Calif. — have said they will either refuse or donate their pay, according to […]

October 04, 2013 | Posted in U.S. Congress | Tagged , ,

Downtown parking task force recommends on-street paid parking

The Downtown Parking Task Force wrapped up its work Wednesday, rounding out a full list of recommendations to the City Council that will include, based on discussions from its final meeting, a suggestion to add on-street paid parking downtown. The group was formed by the council late last year to develop solutions to parking congestion […]

October 03, 2013 | Posted in City government | Tagged ,
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