Mari Schwartzer

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This Weekend in the People’s Republic

Feb 17, 2012
This Weekend in the People’s Republic

While there may be a month left until spring actually begins, it appears we lucked out this year in Davis and are going to enjoy another amazing February weekend. Whenever I complain about the 30 degree mornings, I try to remind myself that this time last year, I spent January and Februrary in a...

Words Conjured into Being: frigid

Feb 16, 2012

frigid by warren jones — it’s always the first step into cold night air that freezes tears i’d tell the judge that i hate hate hate it but i’m perplexed because i want to make snowmen cry i want to catch my breath in a frozen butterfly net i want my ears to grow...

It’s voting time — Measure C ballots have arrived

Feb 9, 2012
It’s voting time — Measure C ballots have arrived

Editorial Measure C, the mail-in ballot arriving in all registered Davis voters’ mailboxes this week, seeks to renew two other parcel taxes which account for $6.5 million dollars of the Davis Joint Unified School District budget.  To homeowners, this represents the continuation of $320 worth of annual taxes for each of the next five...

News around town: Davis weekly roundup

Feb 8, 2012

Somehow, another week has passed and the news stories continue to be buzzing around our tiny city.  Here is a short list of the news that we thought you should be aware of: Strange Theft Remains a Mystery For Both Occupiers and UC Davis Officials Arbitrator’s Report and Ruling on DACHA The City Makes...

A roundup of fun things to do in Davis this weekend

Feb 3, 2012
A roundup of fun things to do in Davis this weekend

Our weather’s holding out so far, but next week promises more rain, so let’s all take a moment this weekend to appreciate the beauty of our sunny skies and the excitement of the weekends in our bustling small community.  Need some ideas to get you out of the house?  Check out the variety of...

Find out why these Davis, California holiday decorations were worth 100k

Feb 2, 2012
Find out why these Davis, California holiday decorations were worth 100k

As we mentioned in our weekly news roundup last week, Davis public schools are suddenly $100K richer.  This cold hard cash (or, rather giant decorative check) graced our public school system thanks to some hardwork by one local family and the community at large. Davisites Kristy and Jim Powell decorated their home for the...

News around town: Davis weekly roundup

Feb 1, 2012

In continuation of our new weekly post to help keep you informed about what’s been going on around Davis this week, here’s a few local news articles that you might fancy (email subscribers will need to click over to DavisVoice.com to use the hyperlinks): Meet city’s new bike coordinator on Feb. 10 Mis-Communiqué-ted: Occupiers...

News around town: Davis weekly roundup

Jan 25, 2012

Hello fellow Davisites! As a new feature on the Voice, we’ll be presenting you with a weekly roundup of Davis-related news stories that you might have missed seven days (or so).  Each link below will take you to the original news source article.  Here’s what piqued our interest this week: Protesters occupy cottage on...

‘Tis the season… Part II: a call to action

Dec 2, 2011
‘Tis the season… Part II: a call to action

Welcome back from a long holiday weekend, most likely filled with turkey (or tofurkey) and pie.  My holiday gift to you is doing the legwork on some amazing local volunteering options!  In part II of our series, ‘Tis the Season to Give Back to Your Community, we’re highlighting the local Food Bank – an...

Tis the season… to give back to your community

Nov 25, 2011
Tis the season… to give back to your community

We all know that the economy is still in the dumps and jobs are hard to come by, but in a college town like Davis, it can be hard to really know how the local community is effected. You might be surprised to know that Sacramento’s unemployment rate hovers around 12%, which is 3% higher...



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