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The Davis Police Department is asking anyone with information about a double homicide that occured on April 14th, at approximately 9:20 pm in South Davis to call 530-747-5439. Please leave a message with contact information. Urgent or emergency information should still be reported by calling our dispatch center at (530)758-3600.
The Davis Dirt presents to all Davisites the 3rd Street Food Rodeo! This time with more entertainment, more seating, and more FOOD! On Friday, June 7th, we're closing off a block of 6th street (the corner of 6th and G by the Davis Food Co-op) to bring something delicious to the city we love - a roundup of the best street food vendors from our region. Here's what's cooking: Free admission, food trucks & carts, street performers, a beer garden by the Sudwerk Dock Store, and music! Plus, get your do-si-do on as the Sacramento Country Dance Society (http://sactocds.org) leads us in a free Contra Dance with live music & caller! Stay tuned for the full lineup of all the vendors! Can it get any better? Oh wait, it can! This event is a fundraiser, with profits donated to the Davis School Garden Program! So grab your reusable dishware, some cash, your dancing shoes, and make your way to 6th and G St!
Attend and share our event page on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/events/217910131684076/) and on Yelp! (http://www.yelp.com/events/davis-street-food-rodeo-3).
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"Here It Is" By Alyssasusan
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2013-05-03 15:41:25 Man this is cute, I think we should create a "cute local animals" page, it could be like the mystery picture page, people upload a new photo every so often. It could be like a local version of cute overload. —DagonJones
It is cute, but I don't think it's really in Davis as I've seen this pict on a couple internet memes. If it is in Davis I wouldn't recommend posting picts on the interweb as state law forbids possession of those adorable little creatures(giant rodents) without a USDA permit. The reason being we don't want them escaping into the wild and competing with our local, adorable aquatic rodents. But I'm all for the cute things in Davis page. — mikey crews
Yeah, I saw a police guy pepper spraying somebody, and it was in internet memes, so it wasn't in Davis! But, yeah... joking aside, after a bit of search, it appears this Capy photo is from this Reddit user. The cat is theirs, and the Capy is a rescue that their mom adopted. It was posted to Reddit here. They heavily imply (but don't state outright) that the Capy is in Texas. Good call on questioning the local relevance. Capys do make great pets but require way more work than dogs or cats if you want to treat them well. I could see somebody in the Outskirts having one. -jw
Actually, the more I look at things, the more I think that might be Gari of gianthamster.com -jw
yea it's unfortunate that there are so many irresponsible pet owners who don't get their animals fixed or who decide they'd rather just let that animal go because they have to move or because it's not as cute as it was when it was small. really makes getting exotics difficult for the rest of us and leads to a range of ecological problems such as feral cats, red eared sliders, or the pythons in florida. - mikey
2013-05-17 23:22:39 Was this animal picture really taken in Davis? I dislike non-davis mystery pictures. —jenb
Cute Animals Here it is, help out and make it look pretty.
2013-2-26 DavisWiki.org and other sites on our server experienced many hours of downtime today. Things should be back to normal now. Technical details here.
2012-12-16 We experienced a few hours of downtime this morning and yesterday morning. Currently investigating possible causes.
2011-12-9 We experienced approximately 2 hours of unexpected server downtime. Things should be back up now. Currently investigating possible causes. And thanks go to Ken for helping out.
2011-03-31 Local Wiki update opens submissions for first localwiki pilot community.
2011-03-13 Davis Wiki was the subject of a SxSW panel.
2011-02-28 There will be a planned 15 minute downtime tonight sometime between 8pm - 10pm as the server is migrated.
2010-6-26 We're in the New York Times today!
2010-6-24 The Davis Wiki was recently featured in articles at Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard, The Sacramento Bee, The Modesto Bee, PoynterOnline, Gawker, boingboing, and reddit. Additionally, Local Wiki was featured on the New York Times Media Decoder blog, The Bay Citizen, and other news sites.
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