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Brothers offer Quiz Bowl camp

Davis High School senior Benjamin Skinner, and his brother, Ethan Skinner are holding an online quiz bowl camp for incoming middle school students (grades 6-9). There are two camp sessions, each one week long. Morning sessions are for those new to quiz bowl and afternoon sessions are for more experienced students. The camps will be […]

KDRT: Housing and pandemic

Steve Boschken, a Davis real estate and mortgage broker, returns to the KDRT public affairs program “Davisville” this week to talk about the effects so far of the COVID-19 pandemic on Davis housing and rents.  The subjects include lease renewals among students, the uncertainty of in-person classes at UC Davis this fall, where Davis housing […]

Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Student Develop COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Tool

Computer scientists at the University of California, Davis, have developed a web-based contact-tracing application. The app, We-Care, allows users to check in at specific locations and notifies them if someone reporting themselves as positive for COVID-19 checks in at the same location within a certain  time window. Until a vaccine is available and even beyond, […]

Madrigals sing in memory of soldiers

While they were unable to perform in the cemetery for the annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday morning, the Madrigal Singers produced a virtual rendition of “America the Beautiful” in memory of fallen soldiers and in honor of their families. View it here: http://youtu.be/FiGZSLRf_nY. Soloist were senior Bela Acosta, and juniors Owen Ross-Majeske and Emily Chapman. […]

COVID-19 virtual town hall on nonprofits is Thursday

NAPA — State Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will co-host a virtual town hall at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 28, about the impact of the coronavirus on North Bay non-profit organizations and services available to assist them during the pandemic. The town hall is co-hosted by the California Association of Nonprofits and special guest, Rep. Mike […]

Commentary: Congress must fund another major economic relief package

By Maurice Obstfeld and Laura D’Andrea TysonSpecial to CalMatters Just a month prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. and California were reporting historic low unemployment rates of 3.5% and 3.9% respectively. With historically low interest rates, low inflation and stable financial markets, most forecasters predicted that output and employment growth would […]

Margaret Jeanne Morlan

Feb. 9, 1931 — March 20, 2020 Margaret Jeanne Morlan passed away on May 20, 2020, at the age of 89 of complications from a stroke. Margaret was born in 1931 in Pasadena to Luther Dayton and Yvonne Warner. She graduated from Whittier High School in 1949. Margaret married the love of her life, Robert […]

Sports: Eaton well-served by keeping an eye on the ball

By Jason Spencer When you’re the point guard, you have to see a lot of things. Know where your teammates are, anticipate where they’re going to be, quickly analyze an opponents strengths and weaknesses. Control the tempo. All the while, keeping the offense running at break-neck speed. Then, along the way, score a point or […]

Commentary: Health vs. economy is a false dichotomy

By Tamika HamiltonSpecial to The Enterprise COVID-19 has devastated California communities and people from all walks of life, including farmers, teachers, small business owners and independent workers. Despite the tragic impacts, however, one thing we know about Californians is that we are a resilient and diverse bunch. And when it comes to combatting the coronavirus, […]

Davis teacher runs for Los Rios community college board

365体育投注Kelly Wilkerson, a teacher at Davis Senior High School, has joined the Nov. 3 race for a seat on the seven-member Los Rios Community College District Board of Trustees.  “In this time of profound economic and educational disruption, I want to serve our community in a new way,” said Wilkerson, who is running for trustee […]

Pandemic shifts political activism online

365体育投注In early March, two local political-action organizations jointly hosted a rousing kickoff rally and celebrated the festive grand opening of their brand new joint Volunteer Center on Olive Drive. Days later, they were reading through emergency stay-at-home guidelines from the Yolo County Health Department and putting revised signs on the door that effectively shut down […]

Yolo Crisis Nursery: Gratitude recognition and sincere thanks

By Steve WillhoffSpecial to The Enterprise Life has been turned upside-down for us all since mid-March. We are so thankful we had our eighth annual Krustaceans for Kids Crab Feed before then. The evening was the last social gathering for so many of us before sheltering in place to help flatten the curve. As the […]

COVID crisis brings out charity scams

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that people have bonded together and helped their neighbors in their time of need. Charities across the country have stepped up to fill these needs, while others have decided to profit illegitimately from people’s generosity. Scammers are using counterfeit appeals, fake charities and fabricated causes to swindle donations from good-hearted […]

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