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  1. Independent expenditures for Dodd approaching $4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    With just two weeks until Election Day, outside spending continues to pour into the state Senate race between Assemblyman Bill Dodd and Mariko Yamada. More than $1 million in independent expenditures have been reported in just the past four weeks, with all but $15,000 supporting Dodd and opposing Yamada.


  2. Shop and dine at Holiday Faire for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Davis Enterprise

    St. James Catholic Church will host its 17th annual Holiday Faire and Cafe from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, in the St. James Memorial Center, 1275 B St. in Davis. Visitors should plan to shop and enjoy a beverage, snack or lunch offered by the women of St. James.


  3. Dodd has the experience our region needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 19 | Davis Enterprise

    I have known Bill Dodd during the years he has served as a Napa County supervisor and as a California Assemblyman and I offer these reasons to consider joining me in voting for him for the California state Senate: his experience, his attitude and his values. Bill has the kind of experience our region needs representing us in Sacramento.


  4. Bruce Gallaudet: Measure H is vital to athletics, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | Davis Enterprise

    Anyone or anything that can help them grow and learn, draw attention to their accomplishments and build their confidence is OK by me. That said, our community has a responsibility come Nov. 8 to approve Measure H, a Davis parcel tax providing almost $10 million in annual support to the Davis Joint Unified School District.


  5. Genomics breakthrough paves way for climate-tolerant wine grape varietiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 17 | Davis Enterprise

    New sequencing process should help in breeding grapevines that tolerate climate change Technology may also help solve mysteries of cabernet sauvignon's ancestry Parents of this popular red wine grape were first identified at UC Davis A new sequencing technology, combined with a new computer algorithm that can yield detailed information about complex genomes of various organisms, has been used to produce a high-quality draft genome sequence of cabernet sauvignon, the world's most popular red wine grape variety, reports a UC Davis genomics expert.


  6. Independent expenditures flowing again in state Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | Davis Enterprise

    Outside money supporting Assemblyman Bill Dodd's campaign for state Senate started flowing again in the past couple of weeks. Independent expenditures totaling $654,913 have been reported to the California Secretary of State since mid-September, paying for mailers, polling, telephone calls and media buys in support of Dodd, who is facing Mariko Yamada in the November general election.


  7. See, hear candidates on Davis Media AccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 8 | Davis Enterprise

    Davis Media Access, a nonprofit community media center, has produced a variety of voter education programs related to the Nov. 8 election, including "Meet the Candidates" segments for the following races: Davis school board, California Assembly 4th District, California Senate 3rd District; Congressional 3rd District, Los Rios Community College Board of Trustees - Area 4 and Yolo County Board of Education Board of Trustees - Area 4. DMA also produced pro/con statements on Measure H, a $620-per-year Davis school parcel tax that would last eight years. * "2016 DJUSD School Board Candidates Forum," sponsored by the Davis Vanguard.


  8. Dodd, Yamada will speak at Atria Covell GardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Davis Enterprise

    Both candidates for the 3rd California Senate District will give separate presentations to residents of Atria Covell Gardens, a Davis retirement community, in October.


  9. Dodd's bill enables sharing of water dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 25 | Davis Enterprise

    A transparent and universal platform for sharing water data across the state will result from a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown and authored by Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa. "The drought has exposed the need for a modern water information system to address the state's water supply," Dodd said.


  10. Governor endorses Dodd for state SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    Gov. Jerry Brown has endorsed Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa, in the race for the 3rd District Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, who is termed out. "Bill Dodd will help me balance the state's budget and find additional funds for our schools," Brown said.


  11. Bill boosts local economic-development effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    Legislation authored by Assemblymen Bill Dodd, D-Napa, and Jim Frazier, D-Oakley, to strengthen the economic development powers of local governments passed the Legislature with unanimous bipartisan support. The bill enables cities and counties to create economic opportunities through the acquisition, sale or lease of properties and to boost rehabilitation of commercial buildings by offering loans to owners or tenants.


  12. Bob Dunning (Sept. 1): Perhaps Dodd should harvest his own foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    TRUE COLORS a we now know why all those glossy brochures last spring trumpeting Bill Dodd's candidacy for the California State Senate contained pictures of farmers but not farmworkers a yes indeed, in his second bite at the farmworker overtime apple, Dodd once again voted against the basic needs of some of our state's most dedicated laborers a makes me wonder how Dodd will be celebrating Labor Day this weekend a all I can think is that Dodd apparently harvests the food he eats by himself His weak excuse for voting against basic farmworker rights as told to the Napa Register was that he had "concerns with the bill that weren't worked out, so I wasn't able to support it."


  13. Dodd's gender pay equity bill passes LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    Assemblyman Bill Dodd's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act of 2016 passed the state Legislature last week with bipartisan support. The act, also known as Assembly Bill 1890, would ensure that companies that do business with the state of California have fair compensation policies and practices that do not unlawfully discriminate based on gender or race.


  14. Dodd's rail safety resolution passes LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    If Assembyman Bill Dodd has his way, the federal government will improve safety standards for the transportation of crude oil by rail. Dodd's legislation to that effect was approved by the Legislature this week with bipartisan support.


  15. Saturday's party features free watermelon and Farmers Market swagRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    Davis community organizations are rallying to help host Davis Farmers Market's 40th anniversary party on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. The celebration will be a country fair-style event with a ceremony hosted by Dave Rosenberg, former Davis mayor and a Yolo Superior Court judge.


  16. Herbert Vernon WongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    Herbert Vernon Wong, 93, died peacefully at home with family at bedside on July 25, 2016, due to complications from end-stage kidney failure. An extraordinary father and husband, he was an exceptionally loving man, kind and gentle with those close to him, but able to draw on steely strength and determination when called for, in a life filled with adventure, laughter and enduring love.


  17. Wolk, Dodd host legislative hearing at UC DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    State Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, and Assemblyman Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will host a joint legislative committee hearing next week at UC Davis to discuss issues facing the California wine industry. The hearing will run from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, in Room 1001 at the King Hall School of Law at UCD.


  18. Wineaux: Sometimes doing is better than readingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    I keep a list of new wine-related books that I mean to read. You know the sort of thing - "The Grapes of Burgundy," "The History of Prohibition," "Sicily's Vineyards."


  19. California Young Democrats endorse Dodd for SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    Assemblyman Bill Dodd has received the endorsement of the California Young Democrats for his bid to represent the 3rd California Senate District. Dodd, D-Napa, will face Republican Eugene Cleek in the Nov. 8 general election for the chance to succeed state Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, who is termed out.


  20. Aguiar-Curry overtakes Schaupp in Assembly vote countRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    Winters Mayor Cecilia Aguiar-Curry has overtaken Esparto resident Charlie Schaupp as top vote-getter in the race for the 4th Assembly District, though with both candidates moving on to the November election, it's not a distinction that carries much weight. And with thousands of vote-by-mail and provisional ballots still to be counted in Lake, Napa and Sonoma counties, Aguiar-Curry's 340-vote lead over Schaupp still could change.


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