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Thanks for Willett Fun Run support

The annual Willett Family Fun Run took place this year on May 3, with a focus on healthy activity, well-being and community engagement. We had more than 400 people take part in the quarter-mile, 1-mile and 5K runs, and many others who came to cheer the runners along and stay for the Fun Fair. We […]

Consider the car bullies, too

I’m tired of being called a bike bully. The term has become quite fashionable in Davis Enterprise letters and online comments of late, being used by automobile enthusiasts to refer to Davis citizens who advocate for bike safety or simply use their bikes around town for transportation or recreation. Since I do all three, I […]

This Memorial Day has special historical significance

By Christopher Kelley This Memorial Day, when we pause to reflect on the sacrifices of our fallen veterans, has special historic significance. In 2015, Memorial Day will fall between the 70th anniversary of VE Day, May 8, 1945, and the 70th anniversary of VJ Day, Sept. 2, 1945. On May 8, 1945, the world celebrated […]

Pay your respects on Memorial Day

Pay your respects What: Honor the fallen on Memorial Day When: Monday, May 25 Where: Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon Info: 707-693-2460 By Chad Storlie Memorial Day is a busy holiday. The swimming pools open, everyone gets outside in the fresh air and there are lots of parties and barbecues. This Memorial […]

Sports briefs: Two Aggie women’s teams honored for academics

The UC Davis women’s volleyball and water polo teams have each received NCAA Public Recognition Awards for having Academic Progress Rates that rank them among the best in their sports. The NCAA presents these awards on an annual basis to teams whose APRs are among the top 10 percent of all teams in their respective […]

Hear the Jazz Choir say thanks

Many thanks from the Davis High School Jazz Choir to the parents, community and local businesses for making this a year of musical learning and adventures. Very special thanks to the Davis Odd Fellows and DHS Blue & White Foundation for their timely support that allowed all students to participate in an amazing trip to New […]

Top-notch customer service

What a joy and a privilege to deal with a business in Davis that understands what customer service means. Whenever I take my car in for service at Hoffmann Automotive, I am treated respectfully, courteously and fairly by all staff. However, last week that customer service exceeded all expectations and I commend Rick Hoffmann for […]

Guard against chickens’ salmonella

It was great seeing a front-page article Sunday on backyard chickens in The Enterprise. The article supplied great information regarding how to start your own backyard flock and all the benefits of owning backyard chickens. From reading the article, you can tell the author is passionate about her chickens. The only criticisms I have are […]

Why you should care about fashion ads

By Marysia S. Okreglak Do you consider yourself empathetic and caring? If an issue does not directly impact you, your family or your finances, why care? “It’s not my problem,” you might think, nestled in beautiful, cozy, peaceful Davis, among the tomato fields and organic produce and building bans. But no matter how distant or […]

Teens are sleep-deprived, but they’re keeping their grades up

By Ryan Nishikawa, Luis Zarate-Sanchez, Julia Yah and Nicholas Hanna Every year in the Racial & Social Justice class at Davis High School, the students are instructed to research a racial or social problem within our community. In general, these students gather information through surveys and attempt to produce a solution to their problem. This […]

Park belongs on commercial corridor

Many Davis residents are breathing a great sigh of relief at the news that the SKK/Hines proposal to build out 200 acres into a business park adjacent to Sutter Davis Hospital is on hold. This gives the City Council and the mayor time to think about salient issues regarding developing commercial properties in Davis. So far, […]

Tennis courts or sport park?

In June 2014, I suffered injuries after a fall caused by one of the large cracks on the Walnut Park tennis courts. As a result, I have been unable to participate in national and international tennis tournaments since. Davis Tennis Club members and nonmembers have been requesting that Davis courts be repaired, and in answer […]

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