Meet the Applicants for Davis City Council 2011

The Davis City Council currently has one vacant seat, which the four existing council members will fill through a public appointment process.  Applicants must reside in and be registered to vote in the city of Davis and must submit a complete applicant packet by 5 pm on January 25, 2011 to the City Clerk.  As of the deadline, there are now 10 official applicants for the vacant council seat. 

The City of Davis has also asked Davis Media Access to record video statements by each of the applicants to help the public learn more about the candidates. 

These videos are available here: http://dctv.davismedia.org

The videos are also available here:

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Election-night schedule for Tuesday, Nov. 2

Watch live via realplayer at: http://media.city.davis.ca.us:554/ramgen/encoder/election.rm.

Davis Media Access will present live, election-night coverage from 8-11 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Hosts for the evening are community organizers Lea Rosenberg and Andrea Jones. The show will air on DCTV Comcast Channel 15 and be simulcast on KDRT 95.7 FM, the organization's low-power community radio station. A live stream of the program will also be available from a link at http://media.city.davis.ca.us:554/ramgen/encoder/election.rm, and the program will be archived afterward at dctv.davismedia.org.

"As it has done for more than 22 years, DMA highlights the local races and issues that are ignored by commercial broadcast media," said Jones, who also serves as president of DMA's board of directors. "We view this coverage as core to our mission of creating community through local media." Invited guests include those from the races for local school board and Assembly District 8, as well as seated members of the DJUSD Board of Trustees. A schedule of invited guests is below.

Voter education, election-night programming

Davis Media Access is airing a variety of local election-related programs now through Monday, Nov. 1, 2010. Election programming, including candidate statements and a variety of local forums, airs on DCTV Channel 15 on the Comcast system in Davis, PEG Channel 99 on AT&T's U-Verse system, and is also available on demand at http://dctv.davismedia.org. Election content is aggregated and a Channel 15 schedule is also available at this link.

Bingo, BBQ, Net Neutrality

By Autumn Labbé-Renault

This column was originally published in The Davis Enterprise Aug. 26, 2010.

It’s nearly September and as we all know, that heralds a season of intense activity in our community. In addition to a full complement of activities and programming here at the media center, I’m pleased to announce the following events:

K-D-R-T-O!