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UC sued over sexual assault claims

By Paul Elias OAKLAND (AP) — Three current and former UC Berkeley students sued the school on Monday, accusing administrators of not doing enough to investigate their sexual assault claims and hand out punishment. The three women said the administrators mishandled their claims, failed to keep them informed about the disciplinary process, and handed out inadequate […]

Supreme Court will reconsider affirmative action case

By Adam Liptak WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to take a second look at the use of race in admissions decisions by the University of Texas at Austin, reviving a potent challenge to affirmative action in higher education. The move, which supporters of race-conscious admissions programs called baffling and ominous, signaled that the […]

Hotel/conference center to be featured at Chamber lunch

Local residents can learn more about the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center proposed to be built at Olive Drive and Richards Boulevard at the Davis Chamber of Commerce’s community luncheon on Tuesday, July 7. The luncheon runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. A panel […]

Pence Gallery: Pick up some treasures at annual sale

For those of you who love hunting for treasures at thrift shops and antique stores, stop by on Friday, July 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for our Trash to Treasures rummage sale, on the street and courtyard outside the Pence Gallery, 212 D […]

‘Praying’ Macs, on ‘Davisville

Most people might see 80 or 90 old computers and think of them as electronic debris. Larry Dieterich, a tech support worker who lives in Davis, saw them as the gist of a creation he calls “Undo the Fall,” a U-shaped enclosure that he says presents a digital prayer. On the latest edition of the […]

Enterprise plans holiday closures

The Fourth of July holiday this week necessitates some changes in office hours and deadlines at The Davis Enterprise. The business office will close at noon Friday and will be closed all day Monday. The deadline for classified ads and legal notices for the July 5 and 7 print editions is 10 a.m. Friday, July […]

Davis couple featured in Clinton campaign video

Ellen Pontac and Shelly Bailes have become nationally known for continued fight for marriage equality. So much so that when someone from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign Googled “gay marriage, our names kept popping up all over the place,” Bailes said. “I have to speak to these women!” the campaign representative told them. This is how […]

Fourth of July Kiddie Parade set Saturday

The Fourth of July Kiddie Parade is back, thanks to the sponsoring organization, the Davis Kiwanis Club. The parade, a Davis tradition that dates back to the 1930s, will begin promptly at 10 a.m. Saturday. Parade participants should begin assembling at 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Third and A streets with their patriotically decorated […]

Adult Wisdom Circle gathers July 9

Elders are welcome to join the ongoing Active Older Adult Wisdom Circle from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9,  in the Blanchard Room at the Stephens Branch Library, 315 E. 14th St. in Davis. This free discussion group meets regularly on the second Thursday of each month to explore aspects of the conscious aging […]

Lecture focuses on early settlers of Putah Creek

Local residents are invited to join the Putah Creek Council for the third CreekSpeak event of 2015 and learn about the creek’s early history. Adie Whitaker of the Far Western Anthropological Research Group will speak on what we know about the earliest human settlers around Putah Creek, the resources on which they relied and what […]

Bike Barista peddles coffee and tea

Bicycle barista Alex Gray of Davis will bring his coffee cart — featuring gourmet hot and iced coffee and tea drinks — to the Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market, starting Thursday, July 2, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market takes place at the shaded entrance of the hospital, 2000 Sutter Place. Ample free […]

Wolk honored for supporting sustainable farming

A California nonprofit dedicated to supporting family farms has honored state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, for her support of family farmers and sustainable agriculture. The Community Alliance with Family Farmers presented Wolk its Hands-On Legislator of the Year Award at a dinner in Davis earlier this month in recognition of “her hands-on efforts to support family […]

Come get your hands dirty at plant nursery

Putah Creek Council seeks volunteers to help grow and maintain native plants for local habitat restoration projects. The council is hosting nursery events every other Thursday evening during the summer in addition to the year-round alternating Saturday morning events. The plants in the nursery are grown from cuttings and seeds taken from the Putah-Cache Creek […]

Museum yard sale continues indoors

Saturday’s “Treasures and Curiosities” sale on the Hattie Weber Museum patio was a huge success, adding more than $1,000 to the museum’s annex fund. Due to the generosity of the museum’s donors, there are still lots of treasures and some curiosities to sell. They will be set up inside the museum so shoppers can browse in air-conditioned […]

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