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Big Day of Giving 2016

THANK YOU! What a challenging but amazing day + ! Donations in our region totaled over 5.7 million and counting. Cool Davis reached a new high of nearly $7000.

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Packed Earth Day Events for Everyone This April 22


March 29, 2017

by Kristina Miller

For the Davis community, Earth Day is a big deal. Another big day for the Davis community? Picnic Day. This year, these two special celebrations land on the same date!

One of our most beloved traditions — the annual UC Davis Picnic Day — is the largest student run event in the nation. Over 200 events will take place on campus, like the Battle of the Bands, the Doxie Derby Race, the Chemistry Magic Show, the Fashion Show, and the opening morning parade.


Celebrating 50 Years of Biking with Staff Stories

Biking in Davis

To celebrate our local 50 bike lane anniversary, staff and volunteers of Cool Davis — and a few friends — have shared their personal biking stories.

Post your biking story to our Facebook page @cooldaviscity with a photo of you then or now. Or send us a Tweet @cooldaviscity about your love of bikes and Davis bike lanes.

For the full story about our 50 year Davis bike lanes anniversary, check out our newest blog entry.


Theological Ethicist Reveals Climate Action Blueprint

Dr. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda

Davis Interfaith Alliance Fifth Annual Climate Conference

March 29, 2017

By Jim Schaal

“Humankind hovers on a precipice. Climate change is a threat to human life on earth, yet it will not be suffered equally among us.” Dr. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, a distinguished theological ethicist whose work focuses on climate change and environmental justice, spoke with clarity and urgency to nearly one hundred Davis community members. She framed our situation as a “colonialization of the atmospheric commons,” and warned that “a privileged response will protect those with means.”


Davis Pioneered Dedicated Bike Lanes 50 Years Ago

New bike markings

March 24, 2017

By Mike Kluk

The Davis Centennial is not our only significant anniversary in 2017: Davis’s dedicated, on-street bike lanes turn 50 this year!

The four dedicated bike lanes Davis established in 1967 were the first in the nation. It was a significant accomplishment won with a lot of grass-roots activism, creative problem solving, and serious politicking.


Car Free Davis: Brush Up on Bike Safety Skills

Audra Lacey Learns Hand Signals at Bike Rode 2013


Crossposted from the Davis Enterprise

From page A7 | March 22, 2017

Spring is the perfect time of year to refresh your bike skills and learn the rules of the road. The city of Davis has several bike safety education options to get yourself ready to ride. All you need to do is sign up!


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Movie Night at Clara’s

Clara's movie night

Clara Perez put on a 'zero waste' movie night to start discussions with her friends on what they could do to reduce their environmental impact

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