Quest to save polar bears begins Feb. 1st
By Anne Ternus-Bellamy page B5 | January 27, 2017 Crossposted from the Davis Enterprise Hey kids, want to save a polar bear? Tell your parents to leave the car at home and walk or bike to school next month instead. All Davis school children will be able…
Our Children Fight for Right to a Stable Climate System
November 30, 2016 By Mike Kluk Regardless of political persuasion, if you accept the overwhelming scientific evidence that climate change is real and is caused by human activity, these are unsettling times. The new administration cavalierly dismisses climate change as a Chinese hoax and has threatened…
Holmes Planning for 500 Bike Parking Spaces Amid Reconfigurations
August 30, 2016 By Sophia Lodigiani Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior High recently converted their larger bike rack area into additional vehicle parking for the staff members. According to Holmes Junior High Principal Derek Brothers, the new parking lot was long overdue, since the junior high…
Rain + Plants + People = Success at Cesar Chavez School Garden
July 11, 2016 By Leslie Crenna If you aren’t connected with Cesar Chavez Elementary school (CCE), you might not know about the amazing progress of the school garden program over the past few years. New energy, dedication from stalwart veterans, and support from Principal Denise…
Dec 11: Meeting of Davis safe routes to school project
The City of Davis is inviting everyone interested to attend a community meeting to review the Draft Recommendations from the Davis Safe Routes to School Walk & Bike Audit Project. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 11th, from 6:00-7:30 PM in the Davis…
Are You Ready for May is Bike Month?
May is Bike Month is just around the corner and there are many people in Davis getting ready for this year’s fun and challenge. Log on to sign up at http://www.mayisbikemonth.com/ . Get your workplace, school site, church etc. going with the challenge! Folks in…
April 21: Slideshow talk and Eco Hero Awards
Cross-posted from Davis Enterprise. Mark Earth Day and John Muir’s 175th birthday party, with a slide-show talk by author Kim Stanley Robinson of Davis, an adventure outing with Nature’s Theater for kids and presentation of Cool Davis’ 2013 Eco Hero Awards. John Muir turns 175…
Per Capita Davis: The toughest nut to crack
This column by John Mott-Smith, a member of Cool Davis, is cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise. The toughest nut to crack: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is, in some ways, painless and invisible to most of us. Others are doing it for us. If Congress raises…
Nature’s Theater presents "The Search for King Carbon"
With a little bit of folly, a little bit of learning and a lot of laughs, Nature’s Theater returned to the Cool Davis Festival on Saturday, October 13th with a free theatrical performance for the whole family. The show is called The Search for King…
Davis Farm to School to Expand Throughout Yolo
John Young, Yolo County Agriculture Commissioner inspired Davis Farmers Market Foundation to consider taking their inspirational Davis Farm to School program to other schools throughout Yolo County.
Back to School means composting for Davis Elementary
After a very successful year at Chavez Elementary of modeling the city’s business compost pilot, this successful community schools plans to kick off the new year with further reductions in their carbon footprint and help students learn lifelong lessons in “making a difference.”
Cool Davis is a coalition of citizens, the City of Davis, and community organizations working to empower our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Open Air Davis launched last Friday, closing part of G Street to traffic, and allowing restaurants and stores to expand onto the sidewalk and street. Starting this Friday July 10, the program will grow to include Second Street between E and F streets.
Comings & Goings: G Street closes on weekends for dining, shopping
Open Air Davis launched Friday, closing part of G Street to traffic, and allowing restaurants and stores to expand onto the sidewalk and street. Part ...
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Message from Solidarity Summer Camp organizers:
THIS WEEK WILL FOCUS ON INDIGENOUS SOLIDARITY
Drop in or register at
Weds Jul 8:
• 10am-1pm in Central Park Davis: We will learn about Indigenous communities and their relations to land around the world.
Sol Summer Davis Questionnaire
The Sol Summer Camp (a collaboration between Davis parents and UC Davis students/affiliates) is a multigenerational space for the community to gather ...