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  1. Acclaimed guitarist Adrian Legg to play at The Palms on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Davis Enterprise

    Voted Guitarist of the Decade by Guitarist magazine and Best Acoustic Fingerstylist four years in a row by readers of Guitar Player, Adrian Legg is a nimble and inventive fingerstyle guitarist who uses a custom electric-acoustic hybrid guitar to create a densely and delicately woven sound. Joe Satriani says that Legg, who will appear at The Palms on Saturday, Jan. 31, "is simply the best acoustic guitar player I've ever heard.

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  2. Family Hui comes to Yolo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Davis Enterprise

    A program long used in Hawaii to strengthen families - and, by extension, communities - is coming to Yolo County next month. Family Hui will operate as a pilot project in Knights Landing, Woodland and Winters thanks to a community grant provided by First 5 Yolo last year, while Davis will be home to a non-pilot project version of the program.

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  3. Duncan Phillips, Erin Inglish, Misner and Smith to present Utah Phillips tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Davis Enterprise

    Duncan Phillips, son of legendary musician Utah Phillips, will be joined by Erin Inglish and Misner and Smith for a tribute to his father, "The Long Memory," on Saturday, Jan. 17, at The Palms Playhouse in Winters. Courtesy photo "The Long Memory," a Utah Phillips tribute featuring Duncan Phillips, Erin Inglish and Misner and Smith, comes to The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. in Winters, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17. "If you've ever been moved by the words and music of the late Utah Phillips, you won't want to miss this stirring tribute, featuring Utah's son Duncan Phillips, California banjo sweetheart Erin Inglish, and folk duo Misner and Smith," a news release says.

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  4. Here's another way to help Mayor Wolk renew DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Davis Enterprise

    "We have an obligation to recognize that we have significant challenges that go well beyond our time in the community," Wolk told the Chamber of Commerce this week. And in the scope of "renewing" our fair town, may I suggest that we form a Sports Needs Review Committee.

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  5. Volunteers are asked to dig in for the Putah Creek CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Davis Enterprise

    The Putah Creek Council will host several special community stewardship activities in Davis and Winters this month, to bring community members together to enhance the Putah Creek watershed. The new plantings will help provide wildlife habitat, control erosion and beautify the surrounding waterways.

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  6. It's a shame children no longer get out and playRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Davis Enterprise

    This past Sunday at Steady Eddy's in Winters, I was sitting around a table with a group of Davis Bike Club riders, chatting and drinking coffee. We had reached the halfway point of our fast 33-mile trek.

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  7. Make the Second Friday ArtAbout part of your fitness routineRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Davis Enterprise

    If you have a resolution to be more active this year, then make it a goal to walk, power-walk or bike to all of the 24 Second Friday ArtAbout venues in one night on Friday evening. ArtAbout venues are concentrated in downtown Davis, but a few are outside the core.

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  8. Kick off the New Year with Bonanza King BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    Bonanza King, from left, Steve O'Neill, Nick Carvajal, Kari King, Keith Cary and Ceder Seeger, will play at RootStock in Winters on Friday, Jan. 2. Courtesy photo RootStock, 22 Main St.in Winters, will offer a complimentary performance of the Bonanza King Band, from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2. This eclectic country-swing band, fronted by singer Kari King, plays a wide variety of country-related danceable music. Other band members are Keith Carey, steel guitar; J. Cedar Seeger, electric guitar; Roger Kunkel, fiddle; Steve O'Neill, bass; and Nick Carvajal, drums.

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  9. Renowned musician and storyteller John McCutcheon to play at The PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    Wisconsin-bred, Georgia-based John McCutcheon, who has emerged as one of the most respected and loved folk singers, will play at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St., Winters, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18. He is regarded as folk music's Renaissance man - a master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist and author. As an instrumentalist, McCutcheon is a master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammered dulcimer.

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  10. Tom Rigney and Flambeau to playRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    Tom Rigney and Flambeau will help ring in the new year at The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. in downtown Winters. This band specializes in Cajun and zydeco two-steps, low-down blues, funky New Orleans groves, and beautiful ballads and waltzes.

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  11. Ring in the new year with a Cajun-flavored dance party at The PalmsRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    The Palms Playhouse, 13 Main St. in downtown Winters, is hosting a New Year's Eve dance party - complete with a champagne toast at midnight and all the trimmings - featuring the Cajun-flavored and compellingly danceable music of Tom Rigney and Flambeau. Rigney, the fiery, electrifying violinist/composer, joins forces with some of the finest musicians on the San Francisco music scene to form Tom Rigney and Flambeau.

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  12. Marovich is a brilliant diplomatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    What a fine series of articles, by Elizabeth Case, about Putah Creek. And kudos to The Enterprise for publishing such good stuff.

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  13. County plan for oil and hazardous waste open for public commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    In response to increased interest about the risk of crude oil shipments on railroads, Yolo County's Office of Emergency Services has released the revisions of the area-wide Oil and Hazardous Materials Response plan. "We prioritized this one to be the first one done, so we could have it in short order," said Dana Carey, the office's coordinator.

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  14. Study: National monument could boost local economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    A national monument designation for the Berryessa Snow Mountain region in Northern California is likely to have significant economic benefits for the local economy, according to a new independent study by Economic & Planning Systems Inc. The increase in annual visitation to the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument, estimated at 20 to 30 percent, would have a cumulative impact of up to $50 million for the local economy over five years, the study concludes. "Protecting the Berryessa Snow Mountain region as a national monument will bring tremendous opportunity to our community and greatly benefit our economy," said Matt Archibeque, board president of the Winters Chamber of Commerce.

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  15. Golden Bough brings Irish holidays to The PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    Head to The Palms Playhouse on Saturday, Dec. 20, for Golden Bough's "Christmas in a Celtic Land." The band has been performing its Christmas and winter program for family audiences for 35 years, becoming a regional tradition.

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  16. Visitors bureau launches new online events calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    "We are very excited to bring this terrific new resource to our visitors and our communities," says Reed Youmans, owner of the Hallmark Inn in downtown Davis and YCVB board president. The new online calendar is the first central location where all Yolo County tourism events will be organized.

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  17. A gift for the generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    I enjoyed reading more about the Berryessa Snow Mountain region in The Davis Enterprise on Sunday. We are fortunate to have leaders like Congressman Mike Thompson and Winters businessman John Pickerel.

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  18. O little townRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    Alouise Hillier, of Davis, and Lynn Gore, of Woodland, look at a display of creches at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints meeting house in Woodland. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise photo An army of volunteers from Davis, Woodland, Dixon and Winters came together again this year to craft a life-size "Streets of Bethlehem" marketplace for the Community Creche & Music Festival.

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  19. Bethlehem marketplace recreated as framework for Creche & Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    It is hard to top the life-size nativity scene created for the Community Creche & Music Festival last year, but an army of volunteers from Davis, Woodland, Dixon and Winters is coming together again this year to craft a life-size "Streets of Bethlehem" marketplace for the festival, in its 13th year. The festival, which kicks off the Christmas season for many, will run from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Dec. 5-7, at the meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on the corner of Gum Street and Pioneer Avenue in Woodland.

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  20. Construction firm fined $106K for fatal Winters bridge accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Davis Enterprise

    Blaming faulty equipment and untrained staff, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has fined a Burlingame construction company Disney Construction Inc. employees Marcus Zane Powell, 25, of Los Gatos; and Glen Hodgson, 49, of Richmond; died when a cable snapped and caused their crane-hoisted platform to plummet about 80 feet to the ground. According to a news release issued by Cal/OSHA late last week, a subsequent investigation revealed that Disney Construction's crane had not been certified or visually inspected for defects to satisfy current testing and examination standards.

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