In The Studio - State of Arts

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Tim Gaffaney hosts Rachel Hartsough who is the City of Davis Arts & Culture Manager. They discussed the mission of the office, showed images of projects they have done and are working on, using art to promote social action, sustainability and environmental stewardship and how covid affected the arts landscape. 

Recorded 2/17/22

In the Studio - On-Demand Barbers

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Jeff Shaw hosts Kyle Parker who is the founder and CEO of ClipDart. He spoke about why ClipDart was started and their mission to improve mental wellness through selfless, mobile hairstylists and barbers. Kyle discussed the launch of their iOS ClipDart app, and the android version coming soon. The app was build by barbers for barbers with trust and safety in mind, and he gave details about how the app works. 

Recorded 1/28/22

In The Studio - Poetry in Context

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Tim Gaffaney hosts Davis Poet Laureate Julia B. Levine. She read two of her poems and talked about the context in which they were written. She discussed how she came to writing poetry, how she has enjoyed her role as the poet laureate and her plans for Davis, including a contest.

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Recorded: 1/17/22

Ten Minutes on Topic - Pandemic Update

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Autumn Labbe-Renault checks in with Dr. Aimee Sisson, Health Officer for Yolo County. Although we are miles ahead of where we were at this time last year, Dr. Sisson notes, "we may be done with the pandemic, but it's not done with us." Discussion includes current case numbers, test positivity rates and hospitalizations; boosters and how to access them, and holiday travel and gathering guidance.

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Recorded 11/22/21

15th Davis Neighbors’ Night Out - "Healthy Davis Neighbors Night Out"

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The City of Davis, in association with Healthy Davis Together, UC Davis, and the Associated Students of UC Davis (ASUCD), brought back neighborhood get-togethers for the 15th Davis Neighbors’ Night Out on Sunday, October 17, 2021.

Neighbors were encouraged to host safe, small, outdoor gatherings and meet or re-connect with those in the neighborhood.  

Davis Media Access set out to talk with a few participants.  Recorded October 17, 2021 between 4-7pm at various  Davis neighborhoods.   Video produced by Davis Media Access, City of Davis, and Healthy Davis Together.

10 Minutes on Topic - Redistricting in Yolo County

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Last year, the 2020 Census marked the 24th count of the U.S. population.  Census results are used to apportion seats in the House of Representatives, to realign congressional districts, and to determine how to distribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funds each year. On a local level, Census results inform the redrawing of County, City, and School District lines to appropriately represent evolving populations and communities of interest.  

10 Minutes on Topic - County Crisis Co-Response Team

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Recent developments have seen Yolo County place mental health professionals  at law enforcement agencies throughout the county, including Davis, West Sacramento, and Woodland. Known as the County Crisis Co-Response Team, the Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency developed this county-wide program to respond to those in behavioral crisis, to deescalate those, and to avoid unnecessary and/or unfortunate outcomes for the community when interacting with law enforcement. Autumn Labbe-Renault spoke with Robert Villarreal, LMFT, who is the supervising clinician for the program.

10 Minutes on Topic - Voter Accessibility Committee

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Autumn Labbe-Renault hosts Maria Coronel, Outreach Specialist with Yolo County Elections. The interview profiles the work of the recently formed Voter Accessibility Advisory Committee (VAAC) and Language Accessibility Advisory Committee (LAAC) meeting in Yolo County. Also discussed: the Voter Choice Act/Redistricting and its impact on Voter Assistance Centers for the June and November 2022 elections, and efforts to recruit diverse poll workers.

Recorded 11/18/21

10 Minutes on Topic - Davis Sustainability and Resiliency Campaign

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Cool Davis is recruiting a team to re-envision a household greenhouse gas reduction campaign that reaches a broader Davis audience with the message of a resilient future for all. Campaign Manager Leslie Crenna outlines why the campaign’s mission is important, and how community members can participate in a special Cool Davis task force to plan and launch a broad-appeal, community-driven household greenhouse gas reductions campaign. #climatecrisis #greenhousereductions #communitycampaigns #resilience #davisca #yolocounty #communitymedia