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Son still carries a grudge

Dear Annie: Twenty five years ago, my youngest son, then 18, quit the job he had had for four years. They had promised him an assistant manager job and when he turned 18, but did not follow through. After that, he would not look for a job or even help around the house. His dad […]

Davis at greater risk for oil train explosion

Have your say What: Final hearing on Valero oil refinery expansion proposal When: 6:30 p.m. Monday; sign-ups will be taken all day. Hearings may be continued Tuesday evening and beyond if all who wish to speak cannot be heard Monday Where: City Council Chambers, Benicia City Hall, 250 E. L St., Benicia By Alan Miller […]

Last-second heroics give Aggies a big win

RIVERSIDE — Defibrillator, anyone? In what was almost a lost weekend, it was Brynton Lemar’s jumper at the buzzer that gave UC Davis a 50-49 win that put the Aggies solidly in fourth place in the Big West Conference. After losing Thursday at Cal State Fullerton, 61-57, another loss would have been a disaster for […]

Aggie roundup: Adamson, McKelvie pace UCD tennis win

The UC Davis men’s tennis team made it two straight to open the home stand — and three in a row overall — on Saturday after the No. 57 Aggies handed No. 72 San Francisco a 6-1 defeat at the Marya Welch Tennis Center. UCD improved to 6-3 overall, posting its first-ever win over the […]

Aggie women survive scare at 2-21 Fullerton

FULLERTON — Hurry home, Aggies. Obviously — at least this weekend — the road was no place to be. After losing to Big West-leading UC Riverside on Thursday, the UC Davis women almost were ambushed by Big West cellar-dwelling Cal State Fullerton (2-21, 0-9) but survived, 63-59, Saturday afternoon at Titan Gym. Trailing by only […]

Coed soccer starting soon

Indoor soccer outdoors? Those want to play the fast-paced game of indoor soccer — but in the great outdoors —  may want to sign up for AYSO spring coed soccer for players 15 to 18 years old. The league offers 7-versus-7 games with keepers on small fields, full-sized goals, no offside … and lots of […]

Davis will wave as Tour of California passes it by

Back in 2010, Davis was climbing to the top of the cycling world. The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame had just moved here from New Jersey, and the Amgen Tour of California was starting a stage of the race downtown for the second straight year. The city’s redevelopment agency was helping fund the future of the […]

AARP free tax prep underway

AARP Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service, got the new tax season underway in Davis last week. Free tax preparation and assistance is available for seniors and low- or moderate-income taxpayers by appointment at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Call 530-757-5696 for an appointment. Sessions will take place Mondays from […]

Welcome to Davis

A workman completes installation of a new directional sign last week at First and E streets, the entrance to downtown Davis. Helping visitors and residents find their way is an important priority for the city of Davis and its business associations. Fred Gladdis/Enterprise photo

Bob Dunning: Super-sick from the Super Bowl …

So I was reading my second favorite newspaper in preparation for today’s big game when I came across a headline that said “Your Team Made the Super Bowl? Better Get a Flu Shot.” According to Austin Frakt’s piece in The New York Times, “If your home team is playing in the Super Bowl, the parties […]

Dutch cycling expert will speak in Davis

Davis Bicycles! will host an event open to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 9, featuring a talk by Dutch cycling expert Herbert Tiemens. The group will gather at 6 p.m. at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 303 Third St. Tiemens will be fresh from a winter cycling conference in Minneapolis and advising officials in […]

Reunion planners need assistance

Members of the Davis High School Class of 1971 are looking for classmates to help plan and organize this year’s 45th DHS reunion. “Time is of the essence to plan a beautiful late spring or summer reunion,” says Nancy (Donnell) Noon. “We need your help as soon as possible to make sure we don’t miss […]

VFW will honor heroes at breakfast

The annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6949 Salute to Heroes pancake breakfast and community awards recognition will run from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis. The breakfast includes eggs, sausage, fruit, milk, juice and coffee. Set-up and serving will be done by […]

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