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Plan for June parking-lot sale

Do you need to clean out those closets and garages? Do you just like shopping for bargains? Check out the Senior Center’s Summer Parking Lot Sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June. This year’s sale will be at a new, more prominent location — the Davis City Hall parking lot, 23 Russell Boulevard. Space rentals […]

Brotherly love? Voting across generations

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The oldest of the half-dozen Democrats angling to be Philadelphia’s next mayor danced into a recent youth summit to the bass-thumping beat of 50 Cent’s hip-hop classic “In da Club.” A day after fainting at a televised debate, 74-year-old Lynne Abraham shook off stamina concerns and showed she can hang with the […]

94-year-old ready for graduation

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A 94-year-old man will be one of the oldest graduates in the history of West Virginia University when he receives his diploma Sunday. The school says in a press release that Anthony Brutto, who studied on and off for 75 years, will be awarded his Regents Bachelor of Arts degree during […]

Davis Travelaires plan a fall trip to Branson

Registration is now open for a six-day tour to Branson, Mo., “America’s Entertainment Capital,” featuring performances by Shoji Tabucchi, Charley Pride and comedian Yakov Smirnoff. Scheduled Oct. 7-12 by the nonprofit Davis Travelaires, the tour begins in Kansas City, Mo., where participants will take a guided tour of the city and get a taste of Kansas City’s […]

Apply for school parcel tax exemptions

The filing date for the Davis Joint Unified School District’s senior citizen tax exemption for the Measure C parcel tax, the Measure E parcel tax and the Community Facilities District No. 1 (CFD No. 1) tax begins May 15 and will run through June 15 for the 2015-16 tax year. To be eligible for the […]

Get the lowdown on low down payments

You may have heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn’t buy a home unless you can put down 20 percent of the purchase price. However, today’s home buyers have many choices when it comes to the size of the down payment. While this magic number of 20 percent will save you from paying private […]

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Downtown menu: coffee, boba tea, dessert

Having trouble keeping up with all of the business changes downtown? Here’s a summary from recent Comings & Goings columns. Food and beverage news: Temple Fine Coffee and Tea just secured a lease to anchor the new building development at the corner of Third and G streets. Lease negotiations appear stalled for Old Soul Co.’s […]

October 24, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Mondavi Center hosts all-star lineup of classical, jazz, dance and more

It’s doubtless you’ve seen the “big beige box” while cruising past the UC Davis campus on the freeway — the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, often referred to as “the Mondavi Center.” But have you been inside? Jackson Hall — with 1,600 to 1,800 seats (depending on configuration) — is a wonderful […]

October 01, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Snapshot: The Varsity Theatre: See a new classic at an old one

There have been numerous variations of the Varsity Theatre, 616 Second St. in Davis, and its classic architecture styling and neon marquee make it easy to find downtown. The theater shows independent films. A second screen in a 97-seat stadium auditorium was added to the Varsity on Feb. 5, 2010. For recorded showtimes that are updated every Thursday […]

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

Snapshot: The art of the matter

Meandering through downtown Davis, you may run across a life-size giraffe; or while strolling along a bike path, you may find bigger-than-life dominoes. Davis likes to liven up its landscapes and neighborhoods is through public art. A stroll through downtown might take you past “The Joggers” at Third and F streets, “Solar Intersections” at the train depot, […]

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

Experience fun in Woodland the entire weekend

By Alan Humason Special to The Enterprise If you are in Northern California the first weekend in September, don’t miss the big “Experience Woodland Weekend” of outstanding events. Friday through Sunday, Sept 5, 6 and 7, visitors will enjoy a succession of activities featuring the best the historic city has to offer, including the signature Stroll […]

September 04, 2014 | Posted in Stroll Through History | Tagged ,
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