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Elizabeth H. Hart

March 10, 1951 — Jan. 24, 2016 Elizabeth H. (Betsy) Hart, 64, died of cancer Sunday, Jan. 24, in Sacramento at her board and care home, Family Affair, with the aid of Vitas Hospice during her ordeal. Born in Springfield, Mass., on March 10, 1951, she was a resident of Davis since 1959. A special […]

Raymond H. Coppock

d. Feb. 3, 2016 Raymond Howard Coppock of Davis died on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. He was 93 years old. He is survived by Mary Ellen Coppock, his wife of 67 years, and by his son David Coppock of Princeton Junction, N.J., and his daughter, Susan Coppock of Woodland. His grandchildren, Julia and Andrew Coppock, […]

Bottoms up! Diaper donations sought at CommuniCare

Local residents can help staff at CommuniCare Health Centers get to the bottom of a problem — how to provide an adequate supply of diapers to the low-income families who are served at the centers. CommuniCare invites everyone to support its sixth annual Diaper Drive, which runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, […]

Probation ordered in Woodland animal hoarding case

WOODLAND — A Woodland woman who kept more than 40 cats in the home she shared with her young children was sentenced this week to five years of probation. Katrina Emma Gamble, whose Yolo County court history includes three prior cases of hoarding excessive animals including dogs, cats and chinchillas, also was ordered to perform […]

Storyteller will present ‘Black Walls’

Children’s author Nathalie Mvondo will present a program centered around her story, “Black Walls,” that tells the true tale of a young girl who, with the help of a village, is able to build a house for a family in need. Pictures of Cameroon will be projected as she relates the story. The program will run from 2 […]

Welcome to Davis

A workman completes installation of a new directional sign last week at First and E streets, the entrance to downtown Davis. Helping visitors and residents find their way is an important priority for the city of Davis and its business associations. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

Dutch cycling expert will speak in Davis

Davis Bicycles! will host an event open to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 9, featuring a talk by Dutch cycling expert Herbert Tiemens. The group will gather at 6 p.m. at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 303 Third St. Tiemens will be fresh from a winter cycling conference in Minneapolis and advising officials in […]

Reunion planners need assistance

Members of the Davis High School Class of 1971 are looking for classmates to help plan and organize this year’s 45th DHS reunion. “Time is of the essence to plan a beautiful late spring or summer reunion,” says Nancy (Donnell) Noon. “We need your help as soon as possible to make sure we don’t miss […]

Explorit: Insects inspire young engineers at Science Action Club

Last Saturday, a group of eager sixth- through eighth-graders pored over satellite images of cloud cover from NASA, comparing them to their own observations. This critical step of a process called ground truthing relies on citizen scientists to provide data that will help NASA refine the accuracy of its satellite technology. It’s also one of the […]

Young-adult writers will read, discuss and sign their works

The Avid Reader welcomes local author Kristen Held for a reading, discussion and signing of her debut young-adult novel, “Holding Court” on Sunday March 6. Her conversation with fellow local author and YA novelist Katherine Longshore, a contributor to the new anthology “Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls,” will […]

Provenza kicks off campaign with Mardi Gras party

Yolo County Supervisor Jim Provenza will kick off his re-election campaign at a Mardi Gras-themed party on Friday, Feb. 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at the home of Carri Cummings Ziegler and Jay Ziegler, 3334 Grosbeak Court in Davis. Yolo County wines and appetizers will be served, and live […]

‘Listen for a Change’ series comes to Davis

“Listen for a Change: Sacred Conversations for Racial Justice,” a seven-week series of what are described as respectful conversations, will be presented at Davis Community Church starting Monday, Feb. 8. These conversations, brought to Davis via the Trinity Institute, will explore issues of race in society, including structural racism and mass incarceration and potential policy changes […]

Free classes explore how addiction affects families

Community members are invited to a free three-part series exploring how addiction affects families. “Addiction and its Destructive Power in a Family” will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 11, 18 and 25. The free workshops are presented by the Woodland Community College Foster and Kinship Care Education Program. “An addiction destroys families as […]

Davis Ace shows the love with free projects

Celebrate Valentine’s Day a day early at Davis Ace with four free projects at the store on G Street in downtown Davis. On Saturday, Feb. 13, visitors can learn about fruit trees from representatives of Four Winds Growers from 10 a.m. to noon in the garden department, then taste fresh-picked fruit; pick up free samples of dog […]

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