Sustainability

OLLI presents - Dr. Lisa Aultman-Hall - The Future of Transportation: Are Airplanes and Autonomous Vehicles Really Sustainable?

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OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, presents Dr. Lisa Aultman-Hall and her lecture 'The Future of Transportation: Are Airplanes and Autonomous Vehicles Really Sustainable?'

Populist Dialogues - Now for Universal Affordable Health Care

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Host David Delk talks with Lee Mercer, President of Health Care For All Oregon on the problems of Obamacare, Trump(Ryan)Care, and how a universal affordable health care system would solve those problems. Includes a history of how the American system developed; and a description of various proposals to create a single payer system, nationally and in Oregon.

The Language of Business - Seasonal Businesses

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A nice steady income can be a luxury at times. If you are in a traditional job, you can expect a salary that will last throughout the year, but some businesses are seasonal by nature. Greg Stoller looks at four enterprises traditionally tied to the weather, and looks at how they turn into a year-round endeavor.

Panel Discussion on Pending Homeless Initiatives

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The Davis Chamber of Commerce presented a Panel Discussion on Pending Homeless Initiatives.

Featured speakers included City of Davis Mayor Robb Davis, City of Davis Chief of Police Darren Pytel, Communications and Strategy Manager Homeless Coordinator for Yolo County Tracy Dickinson, Davis Community Meals Executive Director Bill Pride, and faith organization representative and Board President of Davis Opportunity Village, Martha Teeter.

Each panelist gave a brief update.   Davis Chamber of Commerce CEO Christina Blackman facilitates a Q&A session afterwards.

Public Forum on Pesticide Use by the City of Davis

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The City of Davis and the Davis Natural Resources Commission - Hazardous Materials Subcommittee hosted a forum on pesticide use in Davis.

Date & Time: Wednesday, December 7th at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Davis Senior Center, 646 A St.

The forum discussed current herbicide and insecticide use by the City in public parks, greenbelts, City-owned open spaces and farm lands, City facilities, streets, and sidewalks as well as providing information on why pesticides are used and alternatives to reduce or eliminate continued pesticide use.

In The Studio - The Shift to Cycling

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Maria Contreras Tebbutt hosts Zane McDonald, UCD Institute of Transportation Studies.

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topics discussed include: coming to Davis as someone who has been dependent on cars and trucks, and falling in love with using a bicycle for transportation.  What the UCD Institute of T. Studies does, what the researchers are doing and learning and the S.T.E.P.S. program.