Eventicon1 The Village Feast 2019 09-29-2019 - 01:00 PM
Village_feast_2019 The Village Feast is a celebration of September’s Sacramento-region Farm to Fork Month. Yolo County puts the “farm” in America’s Farm to Fork Capitol. At The Village Feast we come together to enjoy and honor the bounty of our local farmers.As a guest, you bring your own table settings, arriving with ...

Newsicon1 Davis City Council Decides on District Elections in 2020 08-14-19
Davis_precinct_map_color_coded_small The Davis City Council voted unanimously to make the elections for City Council district-based and to move the next election from March to November of 2020.  The consideration of district elections was initiated by a letter from Matt Rexroad on behalf on an anonymous client to the City of D...

Newsicon1 Davis City Staff Recommends District Elections 08-11-19
In a report to the Davis City Council, the City Manager and his staff recommended that the City transition to district elections.  The report discusses different transition strategies.  The consideration of district elections was initiated by a letter from Matt Rexroad on behalf on an anony...

Opinion Civic Culture of Davis - Against Nihilism 08-09-19

Pine Tree Gardens provides residential supportive services to (28 adults) and adult day rehabilitation program services (16 adults) to Yolo County clients, aged 18 to 59, who are diagnosed with a serious mental illness.

Opinion Housing Policy Reflect Our Values as a Community 08-07-19

Newsicon1 DCTV In the Studio Episode on the Restart of the League of Women Voters in Davis 07-26-19
Dctv_logo Lin Weaver discusses the history and restart of the League of Women Voters with Mary Jo Bryan, Georgina Valencia, and Bob Fung in a episode of DCTV's In the Studio.  

Eventicon1 August League of Women Voters Meeting 08-07-2019 - 07:00 PM
The League of Women Voters in Davis will have our next meeting on Wednesday, August 7th at 7 pm at the Blanchard room of Davis Branch Library, 315 E. 14th st.   We will give you an update on our renewal process. Our submission for recognition as a Davis League was turned into the State Leag...

Newsicon1 Affordable Housing Number 1 Issue in City Survey 07-11-19
Housing The City of Davis did a survey of voters on a number of issues and published the results at the City Council Meeting on July 9.  The survey showed that the lack of affordable housing is the number one issue for voters in Davis; that voters would likely pass a renewal of the 1% sales tax that tha...

Newsicon1 CivEnergy Creates Community Organization Directory 07-02-19
Civenergy-logo_blue_background_medium CivEnergy is working to create a new, comprehensive community organization listing which is a free resource for residents of Davis and Yolo County.It is being built in a way that allows community members to search for organizations in a number of ways (e.g., organization name, organization category, ...

Newsicon1 NY Times Democratic Presidential Candidates Q and A 06-27-19
Nytimes_democratic_discussion The first Democratic presidential debates were held on June 26 and 27. Here is a different format that was developed by the NY Times (link) which is very close to the CivEnergy online election discussion format.  Let us know what you think about this format versus the debate format.  Unfort...

Newsicon1 Dan Ramos Requests Recommencement of Mace Ranch Innovation Center Processing 06-16-19
Dan Ramos of Ramco Enterprises submitted a letter to the Davis City Council on June 11, 2019, requesting that processing of  the Mace Ranch Innovation Center application recommence and states that the name of the project will be changed to "Aggie Research Campus".  The application was ...

Newsicon1 Council Decides to Further Study Muncipal Broadband Options 06-05-19
Broadband At the City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the City Council discussed the latest findings of the Broadband Advisory Task Force (BATF).  Established in 2015, the BATF was tasked with studying whether it was feasible for the City of Davis to establish a City-owned fiber optic network.&n...

Newsicon1 League of Women Voters Restart! 05-31-19
Lwv_meeting The League of Women Voters is restarting in Davis!.  A successful, informational meeting was held on Wednesday May 29 at the G St Wunderbar.  Over 40 people attended the meeting.  The organizers of the meeting were:  Mary Jo Bryan, Bob Fung, Georgina Valencia, and Matt Williams.&n...

Newsicon1 Council Member Carson on Recent Council Actions and Goals 05-29-19
Dan_carson_square_small The Davis Vanguard published an interview with Davis City Council Member Dan Carson and asked him about: City council accomplishments, disappointments and goals for the next 6 months.  Carson talked about the financial status of the City, rental housing, and economic development as well as the c...

Newsicon1 Judge Decides City Must Rescind Approvals for Trackside Project 05-22-19
In a lawsuit between Old East Davis Neighborhood Association versus the City of Davis, Yolo county judge Samuel McAdam decided on May 15, 2019, that the City of Davis must rescind its approvals of the Trackside project.  The City is considering appealing the McAdam's decision.  The Tracksid...

Newsicon1 Greta Thunberg Talk 05-02-19
Greta_thunberg_sq Greta Thunberg is a Swedish teenager who has been an activist on the issue of climate change. She has been diagnosed with Asperger's and says in the TEDx talk shown below that she only speaks when she thinks it's necessary.  "I remember thinking that it was very strange that humans, who are...

Newsicon1 Council Decision on Downtown Parking 03-29-19
The Davis City Council decided, at a meeting on March 25,  to add paid parking to 3 City parking lots and to not add paid parking to street parking.  There was significant interest from downtown businesses  and citizens on this decision  Davis Enterprise articleDavis Vanguard arti...

Newsicon1 Affordable Housing Forum 03-22-19
Davis_vanguard_logo The Davis Vanguard held a forum on affordable housing on March 21.  Participating in the discussion were: Lucas Frerichs, Davis City Council member; Lisa Baker, Yolo County Housing Authority; and Matt Dulcich, Local Government Relations Manager for UC Davis.  Davis Vanguard ...

Newsicon1 Davis City Council Declares Climate Emergency 03-10-19
Climate_change On March 5, the Davis City Council approved a resolution on the consent calendar, declaring a climate emergency and and proposing mobilization efforts to restore a safe climate.  The resolution was drafted by a citizen group including Lorenzo Kristov, Lynne Nittler, Elizabeth Lasensky,...

Endorsements

Robb_davis
I am so thankful for the efforts of CivEnergy over the past 3 election cycles. It is a critical piece of our election process. I would ... , Robb Davis
Ann_evans_headshot_small
The need for local civic engagement for a healthy democracy has never been greater. Even with 24/7 internet and phone connectivity, discu... , Ann M. Evans
Anya
COOL Cuisine is so pleased to participate in CivEnergy's new community organization directory. It allows us to connect with Davisites and... , Anya McCann

Local sources of news, opinions, events:

Davis_vanguard_logo City_of_davis_logo Davis_futures_forum_logo_stretched Davisite-logo-cropped Davis_media_access_small Davis_wiki_logo Davis_enterprise_logo
Back to Top