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What happens to the comics?

JEERS to The Davis Enterprise for waiting until Friday to give us the Thursday comics (again). ‘Sup? Ted Parks Davis * Editor’s note: We thank our readers for their understanding when we must change the configuration of the paper due to page-count constraints on our press.

Watch out for rights of the poor

This an open letter to the California Assembly Health Committee: It has come to my attention that Dolores Huerta has announced her support of SB 128. The power of “Compassion and Choices” (aka the Hemlock Society) has scored a sorry point here. I hosted Dolores at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo when I taught agriculture […]

A great big thank-you from museum supporters

The recent “Treasures and Curiosities” sale at the Hattie Weber Museum was a huge success, raising more than $1,000 for the fund to convert the old WPA restroom building to a museum annex. And we still have a few items to sell! We were touched and gratified by the generosity of the donors to the sale. […]

Sports complex is a good idea

Speak out What: Davis City Council meeting When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Where: Community Chambers, City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. Watch it: Live on Comcast Channel 16 or AT&T U-Verse Channel 99, or as streaming video at www.cityofdavis.org/media By Charlie Russell On Tuesday, the Davis City Council will be considering a proposal to fund and develop […]

Wait till the Smiths hear of this …

Dear Annie: After living and working for 35 years in a large city, my husband and I were able to return to our hometown to help care for our elderly parents. I reconnected with a high school friend who asked me to work part-time in her large, nationally known family business. One of my duties […]

Yolo Post 77 might play for tournament title

FAIRFIELD — After beating Vacaville, 7-2, on Friday at Vacaville High, then falling 6-3 to Chaffey (Washington on Saturday at Laurel Creek Park in Fairfield, Yolo Post 77 still has a chance to capture the championship of the Western Amateur Baseball Association July 4th Tournament. Yolo (17-12) will play at 3 p.m. Sunday at Laurel Creek […]

Apartment building with staircase death had earlier collapse

FOLSOM — A falling staircase that killed a tenant at a Northern California apartment building was due to be repaired after another set of steps collapsed a year ago, the Sacramento Bee reported. Permit applications were filed in recent months for landing repairs at The Legends at Willow Creek, and at least one staircase was […]

Marshall neuroscience chief jumped at chance to hire surgeon

By John Raby CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Marshall University has recruited a noted surgeon who ran into trouble experimenting with human brains using bowel bacteria but will continue the same research on rats under tight restrictions. Dr. Paul Muizelaar and another doctor left the University of California, Davis, in 2013 after officials concluded their actions violated […]

Greeks contemplate impact of crucial bailout referendum as opinion polls show dead heat

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With the crucial austerity referendum a day away, Greeks contemplated Saturday how their vote will shape their future and the impact a “yes” or “no” will have on the country’s youth. Opinion polls showed Greeks evenly split on whether to accept creditors’ proposals for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans, […]

Draft accords of sanctions relief at Iran nuke talks in hand

VIENNA — (AP) World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran’s nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday. Written by technical experts, […]

Parades, hot dogs, cold beer: America celebrates July 4

Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations: Music, culture on the National Mall Heavy rainstorms drenched the region around the White house Saturday, forcing a cancellation of […]

Late goal lifts England in WC third-place game

EDMONTON, Alberta — Days after a gut-wrenching loss, England finished its deepest run in the Women’s World Cup with an uplifting victory. No last-minute heartbreak this time around. Just a solid all-around performance for Steph Houghton and company. Houghton’s nifty legwork prevented an own goal and Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the […]

A’s Graveman outduels Mariners’ Hernandez

OAKLAND — Athletics manager Bob Melvin was admittedly concerned after Oakland stranded five runners in the first two innings against Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez. Rookie Kendall Graveman made it a moot point with another strong start while extending his scoreless streak to 16 innings. Graveman pitched seven innings to help hand Hernandez his first loss […]

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