Recent Changes for "Light Ordinance" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Light_OrdinanceRecent Changes of the page "Light Ordinance" on Davis Wiki.en-us Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2014-06-27 10:27:08JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Although these negatives can be questioned, as ["<span>S</span>treetlights"] are allowed, just not ones without hoods, so there's nothing in the ordinance preventing dark sections of street from being properly lit. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Although these negatives can be questioned, as ["<span>s</span>treetlights"] are allowed, just not ones without hoods, so there's nothing in the ordinance preventing dark sections of street from being properly lit. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2014-06-26 08:29:30ToddKaiser <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Although these negatives can be questioned, as ["<span>s</span>treetlights"] are allowed, just not ones without hoods, so there's nothing in the ordinance preventing dark sections of street from being properly lit. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Although these negatives can be questioned, as ["<span>S</span>treetlights"] are allowed, just not ones without hoods, so there's nothing in the ordinance preventing dark sections of street from being properly lit. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2014-06-26 08:28:29ToddKaiser <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Although these negatives can be questioned, as <span>streetlights</span> are allowed, just not ones without hoods, so there's nothing in the ordinance preventing dark sections of street from being properly lit. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Although these negatives can be questioned, as <span>["streetlights"]</span> are allowed, just not ones without hoods, so there's nothing in the ordinance preventing dark sections of street from being properly lit. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-11-05 20:11:16ScottMeehleib <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Evening games of hide &amp; seek more difficult for seeker<br> + * Everyday objects such as trees appear ominous and terrifying in the gloom</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Evening games of hide &amp; seek easier for hider<br> + * Makes goths happier</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-11-04 21:11:19BrittSList parallelism/grammar <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Allowing for ["Skies" stargazing]<br> - * Less orange night haze than can be found in other cities<br> - * Discovering human eyes adjust remarkably well to the dark<br> - * Helping nocturnal animals survive<br> - * Allows diurnal sensitive animals like frogs and salamanders to breed.<br> - * Conserves energy, slows global warming.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * Allows for ["Skies" stargazing]<br> + * Causes less orange night haze than can be found in other cities<br> + * Lets you discover human eyes adjust remarkably well to the dark<br> + * Helps nocturnal animals survive<br> + * Allows diurnal sensitive animals like frogs and salamanders to breed<br> + * Conserves energy and slows global warming</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Allows you to spot a<span>&nbsp;</span> space ["Stargazing and Space Sightings" shuttle or the ISS] (International Space Station) </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Allows you to spot a space ["Stargazing and Space Sightings" shuttle or the ISS] (International Space Station) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-11-04 21:03:39BrittSRabbits are not actually nocturnal, they are crepuscular. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Helping nocturnal animals survive<span>&nbsp;(bunnies!)</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Helping nocturnal animals survive </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-23 15:26:47JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''Do '''any''' of these negatives have anything to do with the actual light ordinance as written, or are they just boogaboos and confusion equating a lack of public and street lighting as being somehow connected to the light ordinance (which is written specifically to not apply in any case where it would affect public space lighting)?''<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-23 15:21:17JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skaters (and et cetera) being unable to see and avoid obstacles in their paths: large cracks or holes in the road or ["sidewalk crack project" sidewalks], small tree branches or other similar debris. These result in many easily preventable accidents. ''How so? This would seem to have to do with inadequate streetlamps, which has nothing to do with the light ordinance, which only requires that they be directional (which makes them ''brighter'' within their area of focus, like the sidewalk.'' </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skaters (and et cetera) being unable to see and avoid obstacles in their paths: large cracks or holes in the road or ["sidewalk crack project" sidewalks], small tree branches or other similar debris. These result in many easily preventable accidents. ''How so? This would seem to have to do with inadequate streetlamps, which has nothing to do with the light ordinance, which only requires that they be directional (which makes them ''<span>'</span>brighter''<span>'</span> within their area of focus, like the sidewalk.'' </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-23 15:20:45JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skaters (and et cetera) being unable to see and avoid obstacles in their paths: large cracks or holes in the road or ["sidewalk crack project" sidewalks], small tree branches or other similar debris. These result in many easily preventable accidents. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skaters (and et cetera) being unable to see and avoid obstacles in their paths: large cracks or holes in the road or ["sidewalk crack project" sidewalks], small tree branches or other similar debris. These result in many easily preventable accidents.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;''How so? This would seem to have to do with inadequate streetlamps, which has nothing to do with the light ordinance, which only requires that they be directional (which makes them ''brighter'' within their area of focus, like the sidewalk.''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-23 15:04:17EdWinsa negative, from personal experience. ouch. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skaters (and et cetera) being unable to see and avoid obstacles in their paths: large cracks or holes in the road or ["sidewalk crack project" sidewalks], small tree branches or other similar debris. These result in many easily preventable accidents.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-23 14:48:26JimStewart <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 59: </td> <td> Line 59: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ------<br> - ''2011-02-23 13:48:02'' [[nbsp]] I came here expecting small bombs. Guess I spelled ordnance wrong.... --["Users/JimStewart"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-23 14:48:02JimStewartComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 59: </td> <td> Line 59: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2011-02-23 13:48:02'' [[nbsp]] I came here expecting small bombs. Guess I spelled ordnance wrong.... --["Users/JimStewart"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-23 14:34:15JimStewartComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 57: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2011-02-23 13:34:15'' [[nbsp]] I came here expecting small bombs. Guess I spelled ordnance wrong.... --["Users/JimStewart"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-22 12:30:51WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 50: </td> <td> Line 50: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ''As most avid bike riders know, most bike lights are not primarily designed for the biker to see, but for others to see the biker.'' Then go buy a light that is designed for you to see. Put [http://www.4sevens.com/product_info.php?cPath=22_419&amp;products_id=2421 this] on your helmet or handlebars with [http://www.4sevens.com/product_info.php?cPath=25_66&amp;products_id=274 these]. You don't ''have'' to use another crappy CatEye that costs too much, is dim, and really fragile. There are a lot of awesome, cheap lights coming out of China at the moment. --["Users/WilliamLewis"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-22 12:26:41JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 49: </td> <td> Line 49: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * You might do well to consider that brighter isn't safer. Plus it's not "people being able to count stars", it is a matter of safety (yes, unshielded lights provide ''less'' safety than properly focused lights), human health and preserving nocturnal wildlife. [http://www.darksky.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=90127&amp;orgId=idsa Here, have a brochure]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * <span>Streetlights are perfectly fine... the ordinance does nothing to prevent them from being built. </span>You<span>'re blaming something that has nothing to do with the problem you cite. You also</span> might do well to consider that brighter isn't safer. Plus it's not "people being able to count stars", it is a matter of safety (yes, unshielded lights provide ''less'' safety than properly focused lights), human health and preserving nocturnal wildlife. [http://www.darksky.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=90127&amp;orgId=idsa Here, have a brochure]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-22 12:21:01JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 49: </td> <td> Line 49: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - </span> </td> <td> <span>+ * You might do well to consider that brighter isn't safer. Plus it's not "people being able to count stars", it is a matter of safety (yes, unshielded lights provide ''less'' safety than properly focused lights), human health and preserving nocturnal wildlife. [http://www.darksky.org/mc/page.do?sitePageId=90127&amp;orgId=idsa Here, have a brochure].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-22 01:12:56AnalogAlchemist <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Bikes running into roadside compost causing injury</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2011-02-22 01:11:24AnalogAlchemist <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 46: </td> <td> Line 46: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + -I'd say because it is a serious safety issue, and possible liability issue for the town. We are talking about serious injuries vs. people being able to count stars. As most avid bike riders know, most bike lights are not primarily designed for the biker to see, but for others to see the biker. Davis is a town that has high volumes of compost in the street, high volumes of bikers, and many many partially lit or completely dark streets. This seems like a recipe for disaster. I'm surprised the city hasn't been sued by someone who has had a bike accident resulting from a dark street, as the city has taken a conscious effort to not light streets and address a safety hazard.<br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2010-12-19 03:36:51jwieland1989 <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 51: </td> <td> Line 51: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2010-12-19 02:35:22'' [[nbsp]] I read this article recently about these blue lights that are used in some parking lots, the light they emit allows for more visibility than the more commonly used lights, and they also don't contribute to light pollution. I think that this could be a good alternative for safety issues in large parking areas. --["Users/jwieland1989"]<br> - ------</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2010-12-19 03:36:10jwieland1989Comment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 52: </td> <td> Line 52: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2010-12-19 02:36:10'' [[nbsp]] I read this article recently about these blue lights that are used in some parking lots, the light they emit allows for more visibility than the more commonly used lights, and they also don't contribute to light pollution. I think that this could be a good alternative for safety issues in large parking areas. However, I don't know how these lights factor in with animal extinction. --["Users/jwieland1989"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2010-12-19 03:35:22jwieland1989Comment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 50: </td> <td> Line 50: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2010-12-19 02:35:22'' [[nbsp]] I read this article recently about these blue lights that are used in some parking lots, the light they emit allows for more visibility than the more commonly used lights, and they also don't contribute to light pollution. I think that this could be a good alternative for safety issues in large parking areas. --["Users/jwieland1989"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2009-07-20 01:35:56JoePomidorComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 48: </td> <td> Line 48: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2009-07-20 01:35:56'' [[nbsp]] I love love love being able to see the milky way from the parking lot of my apartment. --["Users/JoePomidor"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2009-03-24 13:19:21JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Helping nocturnal animals survive (<span>like </span>bunnies<span>?</span>)<br> <span>-</span> * Conserves energy, slows global warming </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Helping nocturnal animals survive (bunnies<span>!</span>)<br> <span>+ * Allows diurnal sensitive animals like frogs and salamanders to breed.<br> +</span> * Conserves energy, slows global warming<span>.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2009-03-24 08:59:59JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Allows you to spot a space ["Star<span>&nbsp;G</span>azing and Space Sighting" shuttle or the ISS] (International Space Station) </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Allows you to spot a space ["Star<span>g</span>azing and Space Sighting<span>s</span>" shuttle or the ISS] (International Space Station) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2009-03-16 09:21:35EdWinsmerging <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Allows you to <span>["S</span>pace S<span>hu</span>t<span>tl</span>e Sighting<span>s</span>"<span>&nbsp;spot the space</span> shuttle<span>]</span> <span>and ["Space Stati</span>o<span>n Sightings" spot</span> the International Space Station<span>].</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Allows you to <span>spot a s</span>pace <span>["</span>St<span>ar Gazing and Spac</span>e Sighting" shuttle o<span>r</span> the <span>ISS] (</span>International Space Station<span>)</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2009-03-16 06:02:18JabberWokkyJust got back from DC. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply."<span>, 360, right, thumbnail, noborder</span>)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg<span>, 360, right, thumbnail, noborder</span>, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.")]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Allows you to ["Space Shuttle Sightings" spot the space shuttle] and ["Space Station Sightings" spot the International Space Station].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2008-11-02 09:40:59fakeplastictreesComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2008-11-02 08:40:59'' [[nbsp]] i agree with the ordinance because it is nice to be able to see the starts at night. however, living downtown on university, i oftentimes feel unsafe when walking around at night. sometimes when driving in davis at night in the rain i almost become lost (and i have a good sense of direction) because i cannot see the street signs in front of me. i think davis needs more streetlights downtown, and perhaps have them turned off at 10 or 11pm. --["Users/fakeplastictrees"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2008-08-15 19:51:12JasonAllerlink fixes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''Light pollution is a serious issue both for humans and a wide variety of creatures. I'm quite happy with the ordinance - note that the focus is on preventing upward shining light sources. If you want to have a party, use Tiki torches or a Coleman lantern if you need a really really bright light - both are exempt. Visit the site you reference, [http://www.darksky.org/ Dark Sky], for information on why light pollution should be controlled.'' -- ["JabberWokky"], ''who grew up with much much more strict light ordinances, since light pollution is a key factor in the looming extinction of several animals.'' </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''Light pollution is a serious issue both for humans and a wide variety of creatures. I'm quite happy with the ordinance - note that the focus is on preventing upward shining light sources. If you want to have a party, use Tiki torches or a Coleman lantern if you need a really really bright light - both are exempt. Visit the site you reference, [http://www.darksky.org/ Dark Sky], for information on why light pollution should be controlled.'' -- ["<span>Users/</span>JabberWokky"], ''who grew up with much much more strict light ordinances, since light pollution is a key factor in the looming extinction of several animals.'' </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''As indicated by a Simpsons episode, I guess the benefits outweigh the disadvantages'' -- ["CraigBrozinsky"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''As indicated by a Simpsons episode, I guess the benefits outweigh the disadvantages'' -- ["<span>Users/</span>CraigBrozinsky"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 31: </td> <td> Line 29: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-15 12:20:02'' [[nbsp]] Davis is pretty good about light pollution. By driving about 2 miles west of Davis, you can see an absurd ammount of stars. It's nearly as good as being in the Sierras. --["ArlenAbraham"]<br> <span>-</span> * And how. I like to head down Mace until it turns and then back east toward the wetlands a bit before sunrise. *Beautiful* sky (at least when there is no fog). --["JabberWokky"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-15 12:20:02'' [[nbsp]] Davis is pretty good about light pollution. By driving about 2 miles west of Davis, you can see an absurd ammount of stars. It's nearly as good as being in the Sierras. --["<span>Users/</span>ArlenAbraham"]<br> <span>+</span> * And how. I like to head down Mace until it turns and then back east toward the wetlands a bit before sunrise. *Beautiful* sky (at least when there is no fog). --["<span>Users/</span>JabberWokky"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 34: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is rumored (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is rumored (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["<span>Users/</span>JabberWokky"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-05-05 17:17:54'' [[nbsp]] The light ordinance does not discourage street lights. It just discourages lights that point upward into the sky. The fact that the streets are dark in Old North Davis has nothing to do with the ordinance. It has everything to do with the residents desire to not have street lights shining into their bedroom windows at night. --["SharlaDaly"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-05-05 17:17:54'' [[nbsp]] The light ordinance does not discourage street lights. It just discourages lights that point upward into the sky. The fact that the streets are dark in Old North Davis has nothing to do with the ordinance. It has everything to do with the residents desire to not have street lights shining into their bedroom windows at night. --["<span>Users/</span>SharlaDaly"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 38: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-05-08 13:32:49'' [[nbsp]] If only my apartment complex would realize that we don't like the streetlights outside our windows... --["CindySperry"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-05-08 13:32:49'' [[nbsp]] If only my apartment complex would realize that we don't like the streetlights outside our windows... --["<span>Users/</span>CindySperry"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 40: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2006-12-03 22:00:31'' [[nbsp]] I think this also encourages people not to ride their bikes at night without lights, which is illegal in the first place. The few times that I've had to ride my bike back to my house in the dark without a light were pretty scary. Being in east davis, the street lighting is pretty poor, especially on E. 8th street between G and L streets. --["AndrewLeonard"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2006-12-03 22:00:31'' [[nbsp]] I think this also encourages people not to ride their bikes at night without lights, which is illegal in the first place. The few times that I've had to ride my bike back to my house in the dark without a light were pretty scary. Being in east davis, the street lighting is pretty poor, especially on E. 8th street between G and L streets. --["<span>Users/</span>AndrewLeonard"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2008-04-10 08:13:02BrettHallFairly sure NDD was a joke. Revert if I'm wrong, but google agrees. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Saves the lives of persons suffering from Nocturnal Darkness Deficiency (NDD) (''What is NDD? Does anybody have a link?'')</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2008-04-09 22:44:30JabberWokkyWhat is NDD? Does anybody have a link? Was it just made up for this entry? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Saves the lives of persons suffering from Nocturnal Darkness Deficiency (NDD) </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Saves the lives of persons suffering from Nocturnal Darkness Deficiency (NDD)<span>&nbsp;(''What is NDD? Does anybody have a link?'')</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2008-04-09 22:38:49JabberWokkyMoved/removed misguided "replies" to entry points. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.", 360, right, thumbnail, noborder)]]<span>&nbsp;The Davis Joint Unified School District doesn't make much of an effort. Check out the new parking lot and use a light meter when they are having a football game at night!!<br> - </span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.", 360, right, thumbnail, noborder)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Difficult to see pedestrians on ["Davis"] ["streets"]<span>&nbsp;Light the person, not the street</span><br> <span>-</span> * Impossible to find one's car north of ["5th Street"], in between D and F.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;I'll bet you $500 that it is NOT impossible to find your car north of 5th street.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Difficult to see pedestrians on ["Davis"] ["streets"]<span>.</span><br> <span>+</span> * Impossible to find one's car north of ["5th Street"], in between D and F. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + The Davis Joint Unified School District doesn't make much of an effort. Check out the new parking lot and use a light meter when they are having a football game at night!!<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2008-04-09 22:09:45Casandraokay, I'm not putting brackets around my changes/input. Sorry. casandra <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.", 360, right, thumbnail, noborder)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.", 360, right, thumbnail, noborder)]]<span>&nbsp;The Davis Joint Unified School District doesn't make much of an effort. Check out the new parking lot and use a light meter when they are having a football game at night!!<br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Difficult to see pedestrians on ["Davis"] ["streets"]<br> <span>-</span> * Impossible to find one's car north of ["5th Street"], in between D and F </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Difficult to see pedestrians on ["Davis"] ["streets"]<span>&nbsp;Light the person, not the street</span><br> <span>+</span> * Impossible to find one's car north of ["5th Street"], in between D and F<span>. I'll bet you $500 that it is NOT impossible to find your car north of 5th street.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Saves the lives of persons suffering from Nocturnal Darkness Deficiency (NDD)</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 40: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Buy a better light for your bike or ride slower so you are able to see the piles of stuff in time to go around them. If you get a better light(s) the light will shine farther and you can ride faster. If you are running into stuff, the problem is not what is on the street. The problem is you can not see well enough. Why should every person on every street have to accommodate your problem?--casandra</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2007-07-04 04:16:12JessicaRockwell(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Allowing for stargazing </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Allowing for <span>["Skies" </span>stargazing<span>]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2007-06-20 22:13:48JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.", 360, right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.", 360, right, thumbnail<span>, noborder</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>==</span>Negatives<span>==</span><br> <span>-</span> * <span>d</span>ifficult to see pedestrians on ["Davis"] ["streets"]<br> <span>-</span> * <span>i</span>mpossible to find one's car north of ["5th Street"], in between D and F </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>'''</span>Negatives<span>'''</span><br> <span>+</span> * <span>D</span>ifficult to see pedestrians on ["Davis"] ["streets"]<br> <span>+</span> * <span>I</span>mpossible to find one's car north of ["5th Street"], in between D and F </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Although these negatives can be questioned, as streetlights are allowed, just not ones without hoods. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Although these negatives can be questioned, as streetlights are allowed, just not ones without hoods<span>, so there's nothing in the ordinance preventing dark sections of street from being properly lit</span>. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ==</span>Positives<span>==<br> - * a</span>llowing for stargazing<br> <span>- * l</span>ess orange night haze than can be found in other cities<br> <span>- * d</span>iscovering human eyes adjust remarkably well to the dark<br> <span>- * h</span>elping nocturnal animals survive (like bunnies?)<br> <span>- * c</span>onserves energy, slows global warming<br> <span>- * s</span>aves the city (and taxpayers) <span>$$$$</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''</span>Positives<span>'''<br> + * A</span>llowing for stargazing<br> <span>+ * L</span>ess orange night haze than can be found in other cities<br> <span>+ * D</span>iscovering human eyes adjust remarkably well to the dark<br> <span>+ * H</span>elping nocturnal animals survive (like bunnies?)<br> <span>+ * C</span>onserves energy, slows global warming<br> <span>+ * S</span>aves the city (and taxpayers) <span>money</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The ordinance is rumored<span>&nbsp;''(please check)''</span> to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties. Violation fines are not to exceed $1000 per day. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The ordinance is rumored to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties. Violation fines are not to exceed $1000 per day. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2007-06-20 13:52:18TedBuehler <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * conserves energy, slows global warming<br> + * saves the city (and taxpayers) $$$$</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2007-06-20 12:57:01JessicaRockwell <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Davis' Light Ordinance''' was proposed by then-mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998 -- [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light ["pollution"] and allow people to see the ["Sk<span>y" sky].</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Davis' Light Ordinance''' was proposed by then-mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998 -- [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light ["pollution"] and allow people to see the ["Sk<span>ies" sky].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2007-06-20 12:56:15JessicaRockwellwiki link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Davis' Light Ordinance''' was proposed by then-mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998 -- [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light ["pollution"] and allow people to see the <span>sky.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Davis' Light Ordinance''' was proposed by then-mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998 -- [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light ["pollution"] and allow people to see the <span>["Sky" sky].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2007-04-05 13:14:05ArlenAbrahamreply to Dana <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 37: </td> <td> Line 37: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Yep, this is one of the issues that ["Davis Bicycles!"] is aiming to tackle. --["Users/ArlenAbraham"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2007-04-05 02:24:29DanaMaceComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 35: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2007-04-05 01:24:29'' [[nbsp]] I don't know, I find the ordinance to be hazardous. When I'm riding my bike at night I have a light, but it barely seems to do any good against the dark. Everyone always seems to pile up their tree prunings right in the bike lane in the dark shadows between the far spaced and dim streetlamps, so I'm constantly crashing into them. It's very messy. --["Users/DanaMace"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2006-12-03 23:00:31AndrewLeonardComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 33: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2006-12-03 22:00:31'' [[nbsp]] I think this also encourages people not to ride their bikes at night without lights, which is illegal in the first place. The few times that I've had to ride my bike back to my house in the dark without a light were pretty scary. Being in east davis, the street lighting is pretty poor, especially on E. 8th street between G and L streets. --["AndrewLeonard"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2006-07-19 22:21:12JabberWokkyThis was a full edit, -br, +threading, comments <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.", 360, right, thumbnail)]]<span>[[BR]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.", 360, right, thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Davis' Light Ordinance''' was proposed by then-mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998 -- [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light ["pollution"] and allow people to see the sky.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Davis' Light Ordinance''' was proposed by then-mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998 -- [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light ["pollution"] and allow people to see the sky. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Unfortunately, it has the negative bonus of making it:</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ==Negatives==</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Conversely, the ordinance has the positive effects of:</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Although these negatives can be questioned, as streetlights are allowed, just not ones without hoods.<br> + <br> + ==Positives==</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ * helping nocturnal animals survive (like bunnies?)</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-15 12:20:02'' [[nbsp]] Davis is pretty good about light pollution. By driving about 2 miles west of Davis, you can see an absurd ammount of stars. It's nearly as good as being in the Sierras. --["ArlenAbraham"]<span>------</span><br> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is rumored (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"]<span>------<br> - ''2005-02-15 13:28:23'' [[nbsp]] Arlen - And how. I like to head down Mace until it turns and then back east toward the wetlands a bit before sunrise. *Beautiful* sky (at least when there is no fog). --["JabberWokky"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-15 12:20:02'' [[nbsp]] Davis is pretty good about light pollution. By driving about 2 miles west of Davis, you can see an absurd ammount of stars. It's nearly as good as being in the Sierras. --["ArlenAbraham"]<br> <span>+ * And how. I like to head down Mace until it turns and then back east toward the wetlands a bit before sunrise. *Beautiful* sky (at least when there is no fog). --["JabberWokky"]<br> + ------<br> +</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is rumored (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2006-02-07 22:35:31AlphaDog+link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(pollute_light.jpg<span>, right, 360</span>, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.")]][[BR]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(pollute_light.jpg, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply."<span>, 360, right, thumbnail</span>)]][[BR]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Davis' Light Ordinance''' was proposed by then-mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998 -- [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light <span>pollution</span> and allow people to see the sky. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Davis' Light Ordinance''' was proposed by then-mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998 -- [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light <span>["pollution"]</span> and allow people to see the sky. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2006-01-30 17:57:32AlphaDog+pic <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> -<span>&nbsp;Proposed by then </span>mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998<span>, the Outdoor Light Control,</span> [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966], <span>is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, </span>but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky. </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(pollute_light.jpg, right, 360, "While not bound by ["city of davis" city] ordinance, ["campus"] ''usually'' makes a good faith effort to comply.")]][[BR]]<br> + <br> + '''Davis' Light Ordinance''' was proposed by then</span>-mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998<span>&nbsp;--</span> [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966]<span>&nbsp;is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you</span>, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * difficult to see pedestrians on Davis ["<span>S</span>treets"]<span>.</span><br> <span>-</span> * impossible to find one's car <span>N</span>orth of 5th Street, in between D and F<span>.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * difficult to see pedestrians on <span>["</span>Davis<span>"]</span> ["<span>s</span>treets"]<br> <span>+</span> * impossible to find one's car <span>n</span>orth of <span>["</span>5th Street<span>"]</span>, in between D and F </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * allowing for stargazing<span>.</span><br> <span>-</span> * <span>no</span> orange night haze found in other cities<span>.</span><br> <span>-</span> * discovering human eyes adjust remarkably well to the dark<span>.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> * allowing for stargazing<br> <span>+</span> * <span>less</span> orange night haz<span>e than can b</span>e found in other cities<br> <span>+</span> * discovering human eyes adjust remarkably well to the dark </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2006-01-30 17:54:23AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance?action=Files&do=view&target=pollute_light.jpg">pollute_light.jpg</a>.Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-05-08 13:32:49CindySperryComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2005-05-08 13:32:49'' [[nbsp]] If only my apartment complex would realize that we don't like the streetlights outside our windows... --["CindySperry"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-05-05 17:17:54SharlaDalyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2005-05-05 17:17:54'' [[nbsp]] The light ordinance does not discourage street lights. It just discourages lights that point upward into the sky. The fact that the streets are dark in Old North Davis has nothing to do with the ordinance. It has everything to do with the residents desire to not have street lights shining into their bedroom windows at night. --["SharlaDaly"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-19 23:22:06CarlMcCabeRevert to version dated 2005-02-15 15:30:59. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Proposed by then mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998, the Outdoor Light Control, [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966], is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Proposed by then mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998, the Outdoor Light Control, [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966], is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The ordinance is <span>["Gossip and Rumors" </span>rumored<span>]</span> ''(please check)'' to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties. Violation fines are not to exceed $1000 per day. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The ordinance is rumored ''(please check)'' to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties. Violation fines are not to exceed $1000 per day. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is <span>["Gossip and R</span>umor<span>s" rumored]</span> (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"]------ </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is <span>r</span>umor<span>ed</span> (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"]------ </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-19 22:24:27CarlMcCabelink to rumors <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Proposed by then mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998, the Outdoor Light Control, [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966], is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Proposed by then mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and enacted in 1998, the Outdoor Light Control, [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966], is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you, but ''can'' see the stars at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The ordinance is rumored ''(please check)'' to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties. Violation fines are not to exceed $1000 per day. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The ordinance is <span>["Gossip and Rumors" </span>rumored<span>]</span> ''(please check)'' to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties. Violation fines are not to exceed $1000 per day. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is <span>r</span>umor<span>ed</span> (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"]------ </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is <span>["Gossip and R</span>umor<span>s" rumored]</span> (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"]------ </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-15 15:30:59ArlenAbrahamspeeeeeling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-15 12:20:02'' [[nbsp]] Davis is pretty good about light pollution. By driving about 2 miles west of Davis, you can see an absurd ammount of star<span>t</span>s. It's nearly as good as being in the Sierras. --["ArlenAbraham"]------ </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-15 12:20:02'' [[nbsp]] Davis is pretty good about light pollution. By driving about 2 miles west of Davis, you can see an absurd ammount of stars. It's nearly as good as being in the Sierras. --["ArlenAbraham"]------ </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-15 14:44:05AmeliaCarlsonbalance. previous mayor info <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- E</span>nacted in 1998, the Outdoor Light Control, [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966], is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky. Unfortunately, it has the negative bonus of making it: </td> <td> <span>+ Proposed by then mayor ["Julie Partansky"] and e</span>nacted in 1998, the Outdoor Light Control, [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966], is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you<span>, but ''can'' see the stars</span> at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky. <span><br> + <br> + </span>Unfortunately, it has the negative bonus of making it: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Conversely, the ordinance has the positive effects of:<br> + * allowing for stargazing.<br> + * no orange night haze found in other cities.<br> + * discovering human eyes adjust remarkably well to the dark.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-15 14:28:23JabberWokkyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is rumored (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is rumored (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"]<span>------<br> + ''2005-02-15 13:28:23'' [[nbsp]] Arlen - And how. I like to head down Mace until it turns and then back east toward the wetlands a bit before sunrise. *Beautiful* sky (at least when there is no fog). --["JabberWokky"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-15 14:26:47JabberWokkyComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ''2005-02-15 12:20:02'' [[nbsp]] Davis is pretty good about light pollution. By driving about 2 miles west of Davis, you can see an absurd ammount of starts. It's nearly as good as being in the Sierras. --["ArlenAbraham"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''2005-02-15 12:20:02'' [[nbsp]] Davis is pretty good about light pollution. By driving about 2 miles west of Davis, you can see an absurd ammount of starts. It's nearly as good as being in the Sierras. --["ArlenAbraham"]------<br> + ''2005-02-15 13:26:47'' [[nbsp]] Regarding "The ordinance is rumored (please check) to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties": I don't see how it discourages outdoor parties, since any lamp with a top on it (other than open topped shades) are okay by this ordinance and there are loads of exemptions for temporary lights (like holiday or construction lights) and natural lights (like Tiki torches). All in all, it's pretty easy to have an outdoor party that is compliant. --["JabberWokky"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-15 13:20:02ArlenAbrahamComment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2005-02-15 12:20:02'' [[nbsp]] Davis is pretty good about light pollution. By driving about 2 miles west of Davis, you can see an absurd ammount of starts. It's nearly as good as being in the Sierras. --["ArlenAbraham"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-15 13:18:36ArlenAbrahampunctuation <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Enacted in 1998, the Outdoor Light Control, [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky. Unfortunately, it has the negative bonus of making it: </td> <td> <span>+</span> Enacted in 1998, the Outdoor Light Control, [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966]<span>,</span> is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky. Unfortunately, it has the negative bonus of making it: </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-15 13:11:46CraigBrozinsky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''Light pollution is a serious issue both for humans and a wide variety of creatures. I'm quite happy with the ordinance - note that the focus is on preventing upward shining light sources. If you want to have a party, use Tiki torches or a Coleman lantern if you need a really really bright light - both are exempt. Visit the site you reference, [http://www.darksky.org/ Dark Sky], for information on why light pollution should be controlled.'' -- ["JabberWokky"], who grew up with much much more strict light ordinances, since light pollution is a key factor in the looming extinction of several animals. </td> <td> <span>+ [[Comments]]<br> + <br> +</span> ''Light pollution is a serious issue both for humans and a wide variety of creatures. I'm quite happy with the ordinance - note that the focus is on preventing upward shining light sources. If you want to have a party, use Tiki torches or a Coleman lantern if you need a really really bright light - both are exempt. Visit the site you reference, [http://www.darksky.org/ Dark Sky], for information on why light pollution should be controlled.'' -- ["JabberWokky"], <span>''</span>who grew up with much much more strict light ordinances, since light pollution is a key factor in the looming extinction of several animals.<span>''<br> + <br> + ''As indicated by a Simpsons episode, I guess the benefits outweigh the disadvantages'' -- ["CraigBrozinsky"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-15 02:47:14JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''Light pollution is a serious issue both for humans and a wide variety of creatures. I'm quite happy with the ordinance - note that the focus is on preventing upward shining light sources. If you want to have a party, use Tiki torches or a Coleman lantern if you need a really really bright light - both are exempt. Visit the site you reference, [http://www.darksky.org/ Dark Sky], for information on why light pollution should be controlled.'' -- ["JabberWokky"], who grew up with much much more strict light ordinances, since light pollution is a key factor in the looming extinction of several animals.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Light Ordinancehttp://daviswiki.org/Light_Ordinance2005-02-15 01:40:44CraigBrozinskylack of lighting sucks. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Light Ordinance<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Enacted in 1998, the Outdoor Light Control, [http://www.darksky.org/ordsregs/bystate/ca/ord1966.htm Ordinance 1966] is the reason you can't see five feet in front of you at ["Night Time" night]. The stated purpose is to minimize light pollution and allow people to see the sky. Unfortunately, it has the negative bonus of making it:<br> + * difficult to see pedestrians on Davis ["Streets"].<br> + * impossible to find one's car North of 5th Street, in between D and F.<br> + <br> + <br> + The ordinance is rumored ''(please check)'' to be a clever way of discouraging outdoor parties. Violation fines are not to exceed $1000 per day.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>