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Alice B. Gruenwedel

Aug. 23, 1932 — Sept. 21, 2015 Alice Brady Gruenwedel died on Sept. 21, 2015, from complications brought on by Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy Body Dementia. She was 83. Alice was born on Aug. 23, 1932, to Alfred and Johanna (Rohde) Brady in the middle-class neighborhood of Middle Village in Queens, New York. Her parents […]

Explorit Science Center: Membership drive features prizes

How would you like a little holiday gift from Explorit? A pair of tickets to the San Francisco Opera to see “Carmen”? Or maybe a maybe a tour of FMC Technologies Schilling Robotics or HM Clause international seed company? These are just a few of the lovely thank-you gifts you could be entered to win […]

Handmade gifts galore can be found at Square Tomatoes Crafts Fair

Where can visitors combine holiday shopping, jazz, hot Filipino food, and a chance to dance away Thanksgiving pounds? At the Square Tomatoes Crafts Fair, which provides art, food and jazz on Sunday, Nov. 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Central Park, Third and C streets. Square Tomatoes is run by instructors at the UC […]

Jennifer Beck Gary

Sept. 3, 1971 — Nov. 22, 2015 Jennifer Beck Gary, daughter of Myrna and Sandy Beck and wife of Steven Gary, passed away on Saturday morning, Nov. 22, 2015. She was born on Sept. 3, 1971. Jennifer attended Davis public schools and graduated from UC Davis with a degree in studio art. She had a […]

Peggy Lou Huey

Oct. 10, 1926 — Nov. 10, 2015 Peggy Lou Huey died Nov. 10, 2015, after suffering a stroke. She was born Oct. 10, 1926, in Texas, as one of five children; she had one sister and three brothers. After her marriage she became one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1958. Her activity as a Christian minister […]

Bruce Charles Kirkpatrick

d. Nov. 19, 2015 Bruce Charles Kirkpatrick passed away on Thursday evening, Nov. 19, 2015, after a short stay in the UC Davis Medical Center. He was 66 years old. His wife Sharon, two daughters Melissa and Kelly, and brother Keith were all with him. He passed away peacefully, shortly after finding out that his […]

Sharel Geer Thurn

March 6, 1936 — Nov. 18, 2015 Sharel Geer Thurn left this life surrounded by her husband Richard Thurn and children on Nov. 18, 2015, at her home in El Macero. She was born March 6, 1936, in Woodland to Orville Geer and Elizabeth “Betty” Geer. Sharel married Richard L. Thurn on Sept. 7, 1957, […]

Fruit tree pruning workshop set Dec. 5

University of California Master Gardener Steve Radosevich will demonstrate pruning and provide tips for healthy fruit trees from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Central Park Gardens, near the corner of Third and B streets in downtown Davis. The free workshop will take place rain or shine. For more information, call 530-666-8143 […]

Boy Scouts prep for Christmas tree sales

The Davis Boy Scouts will continue a local holiday tradition by opening their Christmas tree lot on the day after Thanksgiving. The lot, at Mace and Cowell boulevards in South Davis, will feature Noble and Douglas fir trees in a range of sizes, delivered fresh from Oregon on Friday, Nov. 27. The inventory will be […]

Adams promoted to deputy superintendent at state Department of Education

Tom Adams of Davis has been appointed deputy superintendent of the Instruction and Learning Support Branch at the California Department of Education. Adams, a member of the Davis Board of Education, currently serves as director of the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division. Effective Dec. 1, Adams will succeed Lupita Cortez Alcalá, who will become […]

Davis church honored for energy-efficiency improvements

By JoAnn B. Anderson Inspired to care for God’s creation, Lutheran Church of the Incarnation in Davis received a Cool Climate Award for Energy Efficiency from California Interfaith Power & Light on Nov. 10. The award was presented by the Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, the organization’s president and founder, at a ceremony at The Cathedral […]

Radio skits will air on KDRT

Radio skits will be featured this week on “The Chambers Street Theatre,” a KDRT radio show that airs on 95.7 FM. The players are local people — Lois Richter, Alex Silva Sadder, Mike Sullivan and Ruth Chambers. The show will air at 11 a.m. Wednesday. KDRT also is on the online at kdrt.org.

Running of the Turkeys boosts Yolo Food Bank

All are invited to start Thanksgiving Day with some fresh air and exercise at the seventh annual Running of the Turkeys on Thursday, Nov. 26. The 5K run and walk — which begin at 8 a.m. at Heritage Plaza, 600 Main St. in downtown Woodland — are a benefit for the Yolo Food Bank. Awards […]

Happy Thanksgiving from The Enterprise

The Davis Enterprise will not publish Thursday so employees and newspaper carriers can spend the Thanksgiving Day holiday with their families and friends. In addition, office hours will be shortened this week, with the main office closing at noon on Wednesday and remaining closed Thursday and Friday. The circulation department will be closed Thursday but […]

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