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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.

The Gatherings Initiative: Connecting Communities for Action on the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

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The Gatherings Initiative: Connecting Communities for Action

On the Affordable Care Act

Opening Remarks:

Overview of the Status of the ACA with Congressman John Garamendi

With Panel Discussion: Don Saylor, Yolo County Supervisor, & Panel Moderator; Dr. Ron Chapman, Yolo County Health Officer; Anthony Wright, CEO, Health Access: California's Health Consumer Advocacy Coalition; Robin Affrime, CEO, CommuniCare Health Centers; Millie Braunstein, Board Member, NAMI- Yolo

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.

In The Studio - California Raptor Center

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Matt Blake hosts Michelle Hawkins, BS, VMD, Director and Julia Cotton, Volunteer Outreach Cooordinator; both of the California Raptor Center.

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topics discussed include: open house Saturday May 6th, 9-3, demonstrations 10-noon on fascinating features of raptor biology + ecology, 2 birds on set, why they are there, the impact when they come in contact with humans, the work done at the raptor center.

Davis Futures Forum presents Robert Liberty

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Davis Futures Forum presents

"Lessons for the Davis General Plan-- How Downtown Portland Got Hot-- and So, So Cool!"

Presentation and discussion with Robert Liberty, Former Director, Thousand Friends of Oregon.   Current Director of Urban Sustainabililty Accelerator at Portland State University.

Recorded at Davis City Chambers by Davis Media Access on March 19, 2017.

35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference - The Epic California Drought as Viewed From Space: Drought vs. Chronic Water Scarcity

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35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference
Restoring Watersheds and Rebuilding Salmon Runs
March 29-April 1, 2017 in Davis, CA

Recording of:

The Epic California Drought as Viewed From Space: Drought vs. Chronic Water Scarcity

Jay Famiglietti, Ph.D.,
NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, and UC Irvine

Recorded March 31, 2017 at the Brunelle Performance Hall by Davis Media Access.

35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference: Salmon Restoration and the Re-engineering of Water in California

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35th Annual Salmonid Restoration Conference

Restoring Watersheds and Rebuilding Salmon Runs

March 29-April 1, 2017 in Davis, CA.

Recording of:

Salmon Restoration and the Re-engineering of Water in California

Jay R. Lund, Ph.D., Director,

Center for Watershed Sciences, UC Davis

Recorded March 31, 2017 at the Brunelle Performance Hall by Davis Media Access.