Cool Davis: Local solutions to global warming

By Chris Granger and Lynne Nittler Everybody is talking about climate change — local educators, climate scientists, farmers, political leaders and even the pope. But when it comes to climate change, it can be hard to connect the global challenge to personal actions that can really make a difference. The reality of climate change and the high-carbon lifestyle […]

September 20, 2015 | Posted in Special Editions | Tagged ,

All in the Family: University Honda

At University Honda, buying a car is easy. The Malinoff family business at 4343 Chiles Road, Davis, aims to make the process stress-free and even fun. Owner Doug Malinoff enjoys working with his family in the automobile sales and service business, which he purchased in 1992. Stephen, a 2005 graduate of Davis High School, is […]

July 30, 2015 | Posted in All in the Family | Tagged ,

Frozen treats abound in downtown Davis

Different situations call for different desserts. But on a sultry summer day in Davis, nothing beats ice cream. Except maybe frozen yogurt. Or gelato. Or shaved snow. Come to think of it, they all sound good when the temperatures hit the century mark. Thankfully, Davis has something to offer for just about every taste, whether […]

Getting from here to there by buses, planes and trains

We like to think you can ride your bike everywhere, but sometimes you need other means of transportation. In the heart of the Sacramento Valley, Davis is 15 minutes from the state Capitol, museums and other metropolitan attractions. Being on Interstate 80 running east to Sacramento and west to San Francisco makes Davis easily accessible […]

October 02, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Snapshot: Plenty of places to park it

The city of Davis Parks and Community Services Department maintains a total of 48 acres of parks, which include play areas, sport facilities, picnic areas and open areas. Bike paths connect parks and greenbelts to each other, great for jogging, biking or walking. A few notable parks include: * Rainbow City: The park includes a […]

September 30, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Davis Media Access brings community TV, radio

By Autumn Labbe-Renault Special to The Enterprise Every week at Davis Media Access is different. As I write, we’re expecting a visit from singer-songwriter Colin Gilmore. Gilmore grew up in Lubbock, Texas, spending many nights as a child in nightclubs like Stubbs, where he witnessed songwriters like Joe Ely, Terry Allen, and his own father, […]

September 28, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Tres Hermanas

At Tres Hermanas, the Saenz family aims to give their customers a fantastic time dining out. The Mexican-food restaurant at 805 Second St., Davis, is owned by Sergio and Reyna Saenz. Sergio manages night shift, while Reyna manages morning shift. Even though the name of the restaurant is Tres Hermanas — named after Sergio’s family’s […]

July 31, 2014 | Posted in All in the Family | Tagged ,

Campus Rotaract: ‘Wonderful individuals dedicated to their communities’

By Justin Ndihokubwayo Campus Rotaract Club director of publicity To get a real idea of what the Campus Rotaract Club of Davis is all about, listen to a member. “These moments with the club have been my best at Davis,” says James Kwok, a fourth-year cultural exchange student at UC Davis. He describes other members […]

June 22, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Visitors’ Guide: UCD Arboretum

The UC Davis Arboretum is a living museum with more than 4,000 kinds of trees, plants and shrubs. Established in 1936, the Arboretum stretches along the old north channel of Putah Creek, covering about 100 acres. Students and teachers use the plant collections for research and study. Visitors come to attend classes, gather ideas for […]

June 12, 2014 | Posted in Features | Tagged ,

Ask the Expert: MAK DESIGN + BUILD

What is Design+Build Remodeling? Juliana Tadano MAK DESIGN + BUILD The design+build model is an integrated approach to building that combines all of the stages of a project under one roof. The design team and the construction team work together from start to finish and are in communication with the client about their expectations, budget, […]

March 28, 2014 | Posted in Ask the Expert | Tagged ,

Readers’ choice 2014: Best pizza

1. Village Bakery 814 Second St., Davis; 530-750-2255 * Village Pizza & Grill, 403 G St., Davis; 530-750-0100 2. Woodstock’s Pizza 3. Lamppost Pizza Honorable mention: Original Steve’s, Symposium Restaurant and Pizza House

March 20, 2014 | Posted in Food and Drink | Tagged ,

Davis has many places to get out and play!

With more than 400 acres of parks and greenbelts throughout the community, Davis has plenty of places to go out and play. Thirty-two neighborhood and community parks, 12 large, reservable picnic areas and many smaller ones, 33 tennis courts, and other amenities such as horseshoe pits, disc golf, basketball courts and four pool complexes provide […]

June 08, 2012 | Posted in Special Editions | Tagged ,