Newsicon1 Measure L Pro and Con Videos by Davis Media Access 10-14-18
Davis_media_access_small Measure L Pro and Con Videos videotaped by Davis Media AccessVideo of "Yes on Measure L" campaignVideo by "No on Measure L" campaign

Eventicon1 CivEnergy Measure L Forum 10-14-2018 - 02:00 PM
You are invited to a forum on Measure L in which Davis voters will decide whether the proposed West Davis Active Adult Community (WDAAC) can be developed. The event is free. Where: Community Chambers, 23 Russell Blvd, DavisWhen: October 14, 2018 2pm - 3:30pmRSVP: bob@civenergy.orgCivEnergy (w...

Eventicon1 Immigration Law: Defending Immigrant Rights and Keeping Families Together 10-27-2018 - 05:00 PM
Davis_vanguard_logo Davis Vanguard Court Watch will hold its 8th annual fundraiser.  The program will be: "Immigration Law: Defending Immigrant Rights and Keeping Families Together."Immigration is a highly charged and important issue in our nation today. The event features two speakers who have been on the fro...

Discussicon 2018 Davis Joint Unified School District Board of Education
Three out of the five seats on the Davis Joint Unified School District Board of Education are up for election on November 6, 2018. The Board currently consists of Tom Adams, Barbara Archer, Alan Fernandes, Bob Poppenga, and Joy Klineberg. There are 4 candidates: Tom Adams, Joe DiNunzio, Chris...

Newsicon1 An Interview with UC Davis Chancellor May after his first year 08-11-18
Gary May, the new Chancellor of UC Davis, had a discussion with the Davis Enterprise Editorial staff that covered many topics at the Chancellor May's one year mark.   The topics included: the "To Boldly Go" strategic plan for UC Davis which is in development, the recently announced Aggie Sq...

Newsicon1 Tom Adams to Run for Re-Election to School Board 08-11-18
Tom_adams Tom Adams will run for re-election to the Davis School Board.   He was first elected to the School Board in November 2014.  Mr. Adams has has worked for the California Department of Education in Sacramento since 1997, serving as the Deputy Superintendent of Teaching and Learning S...

Newsicon1 DiNunzio Announces Candidacy for Davis School Board 06-15-18
Jdinunzio_photo_small  Joe DiNunzio announced his candidacy for the Davis School Board.  DiNunzio is president of the Davis Schools Foundation, as well as an adjunct assistant professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Director of Davis Roots.   DiNunzio and his wife Liz...

Newsicon1 Cindy Pickett First to Announce Candidacy for Davis School Board 05-21-18
Cindy_pickett_small Cindy Pickett, a UC Davis faculty member in the Psychology Department and Associate Vice-Provost for Faculty Equity and Inclusion, announced her candidacy for the Davis School Board on May 10, 2018.  Ms. Pickett is the mother of two children enrolled in the school district, a 9-year-old son...

Newsicon1 Partida and Carson Take Seats on City Council 07-10-18
87619bcc-e659-402c-905d-182d329e5d29 Gloria Partida and Dan Carson were sworn in and took their seats on the Davis City Council.  At the ceremony, Robb Davis and Rochelle Swanson were thanked by public officials for their service on the council.  Brett Lee was sworn in as Mayor for the next 2 years. Gloria Partida will take ov...

Newsicon1 Crisis in Employee Pension and Retirement Costs declared by Grand Jury 06-29-18
Finance_pic_small Employee pension and retirement costs were labelled a "crisis" by Yolo County Grand Jury.  "California cities are experiencing an alarming fiscal burden due to increasing expenses and liabilities related to retiree pensions and health insurance. Yolo County’s four cities (Davis, West&n...

Discussicon Davis City Council Election 2018 Online Forum Completed
​In June of 2018, there will be two Davis City Council seats up for election. The current Davis City council consists of: Will Arnold, Robb Davis (Mayor), Lucas Frerichs, Brett Lee (Mayor Pro Tem) and Rochelle Swanson.
Homelessness ​What do you see as the most effective way to address the growing homeless problem? Please address in your answer the following: A. Do you support a panhandling ordinance?; B. Would you support a Social Services Parcel Tax?; C. Do you support a Housing First approach?; and D. What other measures would you support as councilmember?
5 months ago6 viewpoints
Video Candidate Statement (Davis Media Access) ​Davis Media Access provided the candidates the opportunity to give a candidate statement under identical conditions in the DMA studio. The statements were limited to 5 minutes.
6 months ago9 viewpoints
Affordable Housing What would you do to increase affordable housing? and What are you ideas about addressing the housing crisis in Davis? and If it were necessary to get university full participation (50% of current and 100% of new students), would you be willing to sue the university, as some UCs have done?
5 months ago8 viewpoints

Newsicon1 DJUSD Board Candidate Profiles Published in the Davis Enterprise 09-26-18
Davis_enterprise_logo Profiles of all four of the candidates for DJUSD Board were published in the Davis Enterprise over the last weeks.  The candidates are:  Tom Adams, Joe DiNunzio, Chris Legal and Cindy Pickett.  The election will be on November 6.  There are 3 seats open on the DJUSD Board of ...

Newsicon1 City of Davis, Yolo County and UC Davis Agree to Memorandum of Understanding on Partnership and Growth 09-25-18
City_of_davis_logo The City of Davis, County of Yolo, and the University of California, Davis have agreed to a legally binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) on a series of shared goals and commitments to improve collaboration and partnership.  With UC Davis expanding its student population and the City of Davi...

Newsicon1 Discussion around Measure L Heating Up 09-12-18
City_of_davis_logo Measure L is a City of Davis ballot measure for November 2018.  Measure L proposes to allow development of  land north of Covell Boulevard and just west of Sutter Davis Hospital.  The development is proposed to be the West Davis Active Adult Community (website) which would pr...

Newsicon1 Chris Legal To Run for School Board 08-21-18
Chris Legal filed to run for Davis School Board on Aug 15, 2018, the last day to file candidacy papers.  Mr. Legal listed his profession as "minister" in his candidacy papers and listed “General Delivery, Davis CA” as his mailing address.There are 3 seats up for election this November, the ...

Newsicon1 City Announces Hiring of Finance Director 08-16-18
The City of Davis announced on August 16, 2018 that they had hired Nitish Sharma as the Finance Director for the City of Davis.  Mr. Sharma has over 10 years of experience as a municipal finance officer.  He most recently served as Budget Manager for the City of West Sacramen...

Newsicon1 Ron Glick Accurately Tops City Council Election Forecast Challenge 07-19-18
Ron_glick In an impromptu, informal forecasting challenge that CivEnergy put together, Ron Glick got the most points by accurately forecasting the top 2 spots in the Davis City Council election.  About 20 people participated.  Matt Williams received the second highest number of points.  

Newsicon1 City of Davis Facing Long Term Fiscal Challenges 06-28-18
Finance_pic_small The City of Davis budget was approved by the Davis City Council at their June 19 meeting.  The draft budget was published in mid May.   City Manager Mike Webb characterizes the budget as cautiously optimistic and warns of  long-term fiscal challenges in his transmittal letter...

Newsicon1 Official Election Results for June 5 Election 06-23-18
Election_vote_ The official results for the June 5 election have been announced by the Yolo County Elections Office.  The official results did not change from the preliminary results announced June 6.  Gloria Partida and Dan Carson won the 2 seats for Davis City Council.  Ms. Partida got the most vot...

Newsicon1 City Council Work on Cost Containment 06-06-18
Finance_pic_small Mayor Robb Davis and Council Member Rochelle Swanson published an editorial in both the Davis Enterprise and the Davis Vanguard on June 3.   In the editorial, Davis and Swanson say that the City has been negotiating with the City employee labor groups to share the risk of rising pensio...

Newsicon1 Davis Election Night Coverage from Davis Media Access 06-06-18
Election night coverage from Davis Media Access. Stephen Souza is the host with cohosts Robb Davis (the first hour) and Rochelle Swanson (the second hour).

Newsicon1 Davis Election Results 06-06-18
Candidates_on_stage_small Davis election results can be found a this yolo elections page.  Gloria Partida got the most votes for the Davis City Council with Dan Carson coming in a close second.  Measure H, the parks parcel tax, passed.  Measure I, the roads parcel tax, did not pass and Measure J, the Nishi...

Newsicon1 CivEnergy Forum on City of Davis Measures H, I and J with Video 05-10-18
Civenergy_measures020f_46 CivEnergy held a forum on the City of Davis Measures H (Parks Parcel Tax), I (Roads Parcel Tax) and J (Nishi).  For Measure H, Will Arnold represented the "Yes" side,  Michael Nolan represented the "No" side.  For Measure I, Elaine Roberts Musser and Brett Lee represented the "Yes" sid...

Newsicon1 Measure J "Yes" and "No" Videos 05-06-18
Here are the Measure J "Yes" and "No" Videos videotaped by Davis Media Access.  The "Yes" videoThe "No" video

Newsicon1 Videos to Help Voters with Information Available from Davis Media Access 04-27-18
Davis_media_access_small Davis Media Access (DMA) has produced a series of “Meet the Candidates” and Pro/Con statements for local ballot measures for the June 5, 2018 election.Currently celebrating its 30th year, DMA is the non-profit community media & technology center supporting local content creation, archiving and distri...

Newsicon1 CivEnergy Davis City Council Candidate Forum Info and Video 03-19-18
Candidates_on_stage_small CivEnergy sponsored a Davis City Council candidates forum on March 18, 2018 in the Davis Community Church Fellowship Hall. All nine candidates for the two open council seats participated.  The candidates are: Ezra Beeman, Mary Jo Bryan, Dan Carson, Linda Deos, Eric Gudz, Larry Guenther, Glo...

Newsicon1 Video Interview about CivEnergy 03-06-18
CivEnergy is featured in this  Davis Media Access "In The Studio" episode.  Autumn Labbe-Renault interviews Bob Fung, the developer of the CivEnergy.org website.  

Newsicon1 Professor Robert Putnam on Civic Engagement and the Internet 03-17-17
In a panel discussion held on March 7 at Tufts College in Massachusetts, Robert Putnam said that he thought an amalgam of internet interactions and face-to-face interactions was critical to raise civic engagement in the United States.  "I think that what we are seeing now, out in the country, is...

Discussicon Davis Community Church VISION2028
The Davis Community Church congregation is currently engaged in exploring a ten-year long term vision called VISION2028. For it to be fruitful, we want maximum involvement not only from the congregation but also from the community so that we can continue to serve the common good of our extended...

Newsicon1 Davis Vanguard Weekly Questions to the Candidates 05-28-18
Candidates_on_stage_small The Davis Vanguard asked the City Council candidates a weekly question for 11 weeks.  Here are links to the articles: Support for Measure R, Cost Containment, Affordable Housing, Davis Downtown, Police Oversight and Picnic Day, Lawsuits Against the City, Tax Me...

Newsicon1 Downtown Business Assocation Forum 05-18-18
On April 25, the Downtown Business Association held a candidate forum at the Bicycle Hall of Fame.  All 9 candidates participated.  The Davis Vanguard published four articles that summarized the questions and the candidates' responses.  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4. &n...

Newsicon1 Yolo County Realtors Davis City Council Candidates Forum 05-11-18
On May 9th, the Yolo County Association of Realtors held a candidate forum for the Davis City Council candidates.  The Davis Vanguard published the candidate responses in four parts:  Part 1: Introduction and Measure R, Part 2: Rent Control, Part 3: UC Davis Housing, &nb...

Newsicon1 Davis City Council Candidate Responses to Sierra Club Yolano Group Questions 04-25-18
Yolanologo The Sierra Club Yolano Group prepared a questionnaire for candidates for the Davis City Council.  The asked the candidates a list of 23 questions.  They got responses from all 9 candidates.  The questions asked the candidates’ views on a wide range of environmentally-related issues of ...

Newsicon1 Measure H "Yes" and "No" Video Statements 05-18-18
Davis Media Access videotaped "Yes" and "No" statements on Measure H.  "Yes" Statement"No" Statement

Discussicon Long Term Forecast and Plan or the City of Davis 2016-2017
​This discussion is centered on the long term forecast and plan for the City of Davis. The discussion starts with the official perspective of the City manager and the City staff. Other perspectives are also available.

Newsicon1 Mayor Davis Gives an Analysis of the State of the City of Davis 08-29-16
Robb_davis Mayor Robb Davis gave an analysis of the state of the City of Davis in an editorial published in the Davis Vanguard and the Davis Enterprise.  The analysis was in the form of listing: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.  This is a called a SWOT analysis and is a commonly used ...

Newsicon1 The Mayor's Corner: The Davis Renaissance 12-28-15
In The Mayor's Corner section of The Davis Enterprise, Mayor Dan Wolk speaks on 2015 and what he calls "The Davis Renaissance". He addresses the improved City of Davis budget, the ways the city has improved infrastructure and the plans it has to further improve infrastructure, the City's plans for ec...

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