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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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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!


Davis Centennial: Happy 100th Birthday, Davis!

The City of Davis has lots to be proud of this year: First off we turn 100 years young. To celebrate the Davis Centennial, the City is engaging in a series of events from a slideshow presentation of historical photos at the Varsity Theater to a re-creation of the first City Council meeting at Community Chambers at City Hall. The City is calling for Centenarians to step and be noticed (folks who turn 100 this year) and for historical photos for the celebrations.

Check out this full listing of Centennial Events throughout the year.


Facing the Challenges of Climate Change in Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan and Tunisia

The 2016-17 UC Davis Humphrey Fellows present:

The Challenges of Climate Change in Mexico, Morocco, Pakistan and Tunisia on Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis  (27074 Patwin Road).  Each Humphrey Fellow will talk about climate impacts in his or her own country.

Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice presents the first of a series of ongoing Climate and Sustainability Speaker Forums. Each speaker will provide information on timely matters regarding climate change and how to live in healthy, sustainable ways, both for us and for the earth.  The speakers welcome questions on the issues raised and moderators will encourage discussion on what is possible for our own community and beyond. (more…)

Former Davis Mayor Living the PV/EV Dream

Janet and Joe Krovoza Crop

NEWS FLASH: Rooftop solar permits were pulled for 502 Davis residences in 2016!

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Crossposted from the Davis Enterprise

From page A9 | February 08, 2017

By Carla Arango


When Joe and Janet Krovoza open their PG&E bill each month, they’re not surprised to see they owe less than $10. Often, there’s a credit on their account.

It all started in 2001, when the Krovoza family became one of the first families in Davis to install rooftop solar panels. (more…)

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Climate Solutions Award: Mutual Housing Yolo

Rachel Iskow Climate Solutions Award 2016

Executive Director Rachel Iskow, poses proudly with the fun elephant sculpture made of found objects, which graces the park-like central common space at the New Harmony Mutual Housing site in Davis. For the past fifteen years, Mutual Housing has incorporated green principles into every element of its work.

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