Peter Wagner, Cyclist Extraordinaire, Prepares for Zombie Mode
Davis icon and resident of 25 years, Peter Wagner, plans to make an appearance at the city’s first ever Zombie Bike Parade on the morning of October 20th at Central Park. This event put on by The Davis Odd Fellows and The Bike Campaign is…
Solar panels at Davis Community, and other churches, providing lots of electricity
A recently installed array of solar panels on the roof at Davis Community Church is now providing about three-quarters of the electricity used by the congregation, which has a one-block campus across the street from Central Park in downtown Davis. Several other local congregations are…
Why I Ride: A conversation with Clark Fitzgerald
Clark Fitzgerald first started riding a bike on a consistent basis in 2007. He came back from Afghanistan, where he had been deployed as a member of the military, and took some time off for about a year, riding his bike on frequent one-week trips….
COOL Cuisine Burger Battle Surpasses Goal of 5000 Burgers Sold
The COOL Cuisine Burger Battle energized the Davis dining scene with some Earth Day friendly food this past March when downtown and UC Davis campus restaurants sold over 5,000 planet-friendly burgers to enthusiastic locals and a surprising number of out-of-town visitors. There were table tents…
Burger Battle Focuses Attention on the Impact of Meat
The COOL Cuisine Burger Battle wrapped up March 31 with an amazing 5,110 plant-based burgers sold according to event organizers. That’s an average of 161 burgers per day. Compared to consuming that many beef burgers, diners together prevented 15.5 tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions…
Earth Day Events 2019
Beecharmers Earth Day Festival Saturday April 13 11am to 2pm Alhambra (PASSED) The Beecharmers is partnering with the Urban Village Community at Alhambra Mace Ranch, located at the Alhambra at Mace Ranch Apartments, 4500 Alhambra Dr, Davis, for a FREE afternoon of fun including music,…
Sperling to Speak on the 3 Transportation Revolutions at Davis Library
Join the Sierra Club for a potluck and presentation by Dr. Dan Sperling of UC Davis on “The 3 Transportation Revolutions and What it Means for our Future” Thursday, May 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Blanchard Room at the Yolo County Library,…
Methodist church focuses on environmental stewardship
Davis United Methodist Church is offering three forums in April on the theme of environmental stewardship. These presentations will be on Sunday mornings April 7, 14, and 28 from 9:45 to 10:50 at the church, 1620 Anderson Road in Davis. April 7: Cool Climate Diet, with…
Why I Ride: The Bike Campaign Promotes Biking Throughout Yolo County
The Bike Campaign has commissioned a series of articles about a wide variety of local people who ride their bikes and why they do it. While these stories are presented here in honor of National May Is Bike Month, The Bike Campaign plans to continue…
Commentary: Register for interfaith climate conference
“Fires should occur in Hades, not Paradise. Climate change is changing everything!” Jim Cramer, conservation chair for Sierra Club Yolano Group, mixes fact with fiction to make the point that climate change is contributing to extreme events like the recent floods in North Carolina, hurricane…
Chefs Feeling Competitive and Creative for the COOL Cuisine Burger Battle
By Linnea Patterson Plant-based eating is growing faster than ever in 2019. For this we can thank the many creative chefs whose innovations allow more and more people to become comfortable with meat alternatives. The COOL Cuisine Burger Battle is a month-long contest where chefs…
Per Capita Davis: The great Burger Battle is on!
First things first: the “COOl Cuisine Burger Battle” is coming to Davis. For the entire month of March, we can chomp on a hamburger without the ham (not that it had ham in the first place) — a burger without the meat, replaced instead with…
City Seeking Nominations for Environmental Awards
The City of Davis is accepting nominations for the annual Environmental Recognition Award. This program recognizes efforts in the community that benefit the environment and overall Davis sustainability efforts. Davis businesses, residents and community-based organizations are encouraged to submit nominations in three categories: businesses; non-profit…
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