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Davis Media Access: Community media and the power of storytelling

Who hit fast-forward? January is all but done, and kicked off what promises to be an exceptionally busy year for Davis Media Access. I’ve spent substantial time this month talking with folks about the common threads between social justice work and community media. From our own origins as a single cable access channel in 1988, […]

Book project author will speak Feb. 3 at Mondavi Center

Journalist and author Matt Taibbi — whose book “The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap” is this year’s Campus Community Book Project at UC Davis — will speak at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at the Mondavi Center. “The Divide,” published in 2014, a became a best-seller. The book examines the […]

Arts calendar

Galleries “A Difficult Muse — Ann Wright,“ an exhibit featuring the work of Ann Wright, shows in the Tsao Gallery at the Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., through Jan. 30. “The Image of Fashion: A Photographer’s Legacy” showcases the work of the late Paul W. Hollingshead at UC Davis’ Design Museum, 124 Cruess Hall, through Friday, Feb. […]

Some edgy laughs in B Street Theatre’s ‘Echo Location’

That’s the ticket What: “Echo Location” When: Through Feb. 28 at 2 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 5 and 9 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays Where: B Street Theatre, 2711 B St,, Sacramento Tickets: $23-$35 general, plus $5 student rush tickets Info: bstreettheatre.org or 916-443-5300 “Echo Location” is the third play by Carter […]

Arts calendar

Galleries “A Difficult Muse — Ann Wright,“ an exhibit featuring the work of Ann Wright, shows in the Tsao Gallery at the Davis Arts Center, 1919 F St., through Jan. 30. “The Image of Fashion: A Photographer’s Legacy” showcases the work of the late Paul W. Hollingshead at UC Davis’ Design Museum, 124 Cruess Hall, through Friday, Feb. […]

Music business seminar planned

The nonprofit California Lawyers for the Arts presents the 33nd annual music business seminar, “How to Make Money in the 21st Century,” at the Black Box Theater at the West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Ave., West Sacramento, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. Register at MBS2016.eventbrite.com. Tickets are $75 general and $45 […]

Red Wings nip Sharks

SAN JOSE — Petr Mrazek called it a lucky save. Justin Abdelkader knew better. He’s been robbed by the Detroit goalie too many times. Mrazek made 35 saves and set up Abdelkader’s goal with 6:52 remaining to help the Red Wings beat the San Jose Sharks, 2-1, on Thursday night for their third straight win. […]

January 08, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Youth roundup: Dean wins a junior golf tourney in Palo Alto

Local youth golf standout Marie Dean — a sophomore at Davis High — fired an even-par 68 to take first place in the girls 12-18 age division at the Winter Holiday Classic, a Junior Golf Association of Northern California event played Dec. 30. Competing at the Palo Alto Golf Course, Dean carded a couple of early […]

January 08, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Host families sought for young musicians

The Mondavi Center Young Artists Competition is seeking six host families for the finalists in the 2016 competition next March. Local hosts provide lodging and transportation support, as well as Davis hospitality to young musicians traveling from Southern California and out of state. The competition runs March 17-21. Hosts must provide the following: * Airport pickup and […]

January 15, 2016 | Posted in Arts | Tagged , ,

HOLIDAYS2: Crafting gifts: make something special for loved ones

By Jeanelle D. Horcasitas Special to The Enterprise My favorite part of any holiday, birthday or special occasion is when people get to open their gifts. The genuine happiness and smiles that take over during the unwrapping and revealing of a gift are priceless. In recent years, there have been some pretty impressive gifts, such […]

November 25, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

HOLIDAYS2: Droning on Christmas: What’s that buzz?

By Catherine McNulty Special to The Enterprise Children are great wanters of things. They want a certain food for dinner; they want to stay up past their bedtimes; they want to know why the sky is blue. When it comes to technology, your kids probably know about the latest gadgets before you do. And of […]

November 25, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

HOLIDAY: Pets as presents: To gift or not to gift

By Chelle Cordero Special to The Enterprise A few years ago, pictures of adorable bunnies, cuddly kittens and cute puppies in overcrowded animal shelters flitted across social media as a warning against giving pets as Christmas presents. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was just one of several organizations against the […]

November 19, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Unitrans is a familiar constant through changing times

In 1968, when the Associated Students of UC Davis decided to start a bus system for UCD students, they considered contracting with a school bus operator. But the little-kid image associated with a yellow school bus “wasn’t what students wanted,” said Unitrans General Manager Anthony Palmere. “The idea was to make the service attractive to […]

September 24, 2015 | Posted in Special Editions | Tagged ,

Discover some hidden treasures on the UCD campus

Even people who’ve lived right beside UC Davis for decades don’t know all the cool places on campus. There are many hidden treasures that — because of their awesomeness — we aim to make a little less hidden. So in no particular order, here are some spots at UCD that are likely to make you […]

September 23, 2015 | Posted in Welcome to Davis | Tagged ,
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