Catch the Sun Davis! Solar Fair & Movie Screening

Save the Date! Solar Fair & Film”Catching the Sun”, Sunday, June 5th, 1:30-5:30 , Film @ 3 pm, Vets Memorial Theater Reserve your Seat Now! 

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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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Catch the Sun Davis! Solar Fair & Movie Screening

"Catching the Sun," Documentary Film by Shalini Kantayya

Have you been noticing shiny new solar panels popping up everywhere in your neighborhood? Interested in learning how you might benefit from a solar rooftop installation? Looking to get an installation done pronto?

Maybe you’re a solar pioneer and want to bring a friend or neighbor into the solar world.

Join Cool Davis, the City of Davis, Solar Roof Dynamics, and Repower Yolo for a free screening of the documentary “Catching the Sun” and learn more at our solar fair!

Meet solar experts and contractors, find out about financial solutions, and pick up your Power Pioneer packet. Make-and-take solar toys and crafts will appeal to the builders in the family and solar race cars will keep your speed demons busy.

Reserve your seat now! The event will be held SUNday June 5, 2016, at the Davis Veterans Memorial Theater from 1:30pm – 5:30pm.


Earth & Eros: A Celebration in Words and Photographs

Lorraine Anderson will read and show photographs from her book on May 7th.

Lorraine Anderson, a former resident of Davis, will share a multimedia presentation of her new book, Earth and Eros: A Celebration in Words and Photographs.  Over the last twelve years, Lorraine has gathered vivid sensual writing about people in relation to nature – short poems and prose pieces by nearly seventy writers – and paired the words with evocative nature photographs by Bruce Hodge to create this book.  The one-hour program begins at 7:30 pm at the Village Homes Community Center (2661 Portage Bay East) on Saturday, May 7th.   Cool Davis is hosting the reading.  Donations are appreciated at the door.  Sign-up to attend here. (more…)

Parolek Offers Innovative Downtown Zoning

Daniel Parolek

April 11, 2016

by Judy Corbett

Daniel Parolek will speak as part of the Davis Futures Forum’s speaker series Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Davis Council Chambers at 3:30pm and Davis Community Church at 7:00pm.


Benicia hears oil train concerns from Davisites

Lots of folks from Davis came to testify against the Valero Crude-by-rail Project before the Benicia City Council on April 4th, including local officials.

Cross posted from the Davis Enterprise, April 6, 2016

By Lynne Nittler

Davis was well-represented at the Benicia City Council hearing for the Valero Crude-by-Rail Project this Monday evening.  Of the approximately 48 people who spoke, 12 came from Davis or Dixon, and another 6 came from Sacramento. (more…)

Communications Team Leadership Shifts

Leslie Crenna digs in at the Community Garden on Fifth Street

April 8, 2016

After years of valuable service, Nick Buxton is passing on the torch as Cool Davis Communications Coordinator in an effort to bring some sanity back to his schedule. Cool Davis is grateful for Nick’s passionate and knowledgeable contributions to our mission over these past few years.

While Nick will still be available for consultation and support, the month-to-month operation of the team will be under the guidance of Leslie Crenna.


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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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