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LWV Davis Area and CivEnergy Forum: "Housing: Past is Prologue"

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League of Women Voters Davis Area and CivEnergy Forum

"Housing: Past is Prologue"

Co-sponsored by:

City of Davis, Davis Media Access and Avid Reader Bookstore

Speaker: 

Richard Rothstein, American historian and Author of "The Color of Law"

Panelists:

Ashley Feeney, Assistant City Manager, City of Davis

Alysa Meyer, Managing Attorney for Northern California Legal Services in Yolo County

David Thompson, President, Twin Pines Cooperative Foundation

Fast Forward - Connie Willis

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Episode #287 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction features a new interview with award winning author Connie Willis. Mrs. Willis talks about her latest novel, Crosstalk. The book is a romantic comedy, using the trope of telepathy to cause all sorts of havoc in the lives of the main characters.

Mrs. Willis also discusses a recent trip to the Space Telescope Science Institute, where she and other science fiction writers got to talk with the team that handles the Hubble telescope data.

Fast Forward - Ada Palmer

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Episode #286 of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction features an interview with author, historian and composer Ada Palmer. Ms. Palmer talks about her first novel, Too Like the Lightning.

Also in this episode:

Guest book reviewer Steve Cordle discusses Night Shift, the 3rd Book in the Midnight Texas series by Charlaine Harris.

Marianne Petrino gives 5 chans, her highest rating, to the thoughtful anime series Gingitsune.

We talk to the man behind "Dalek Rainer" at last year's World Science Fiction Convention.

Perils for Pedestrians

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A new publication, ''Meeting the Needs of People Walking''. The Walk21 conference in Bogota. The UN Environment Program helps cities improve conditions for peds. NACTO ''Global Street Design Guide''. The PEPCO Trail.