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City promises made, need to be kept by Eileen M. Samitz The City needs to reject the North Covell Creek housing application to develop 75 acres of the Wildhorse golf course because it would clearly violate the 1998 Deed of Conservation Easement executed between the Wildhorse property owner and the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Davisite
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by Elaine Roberts Musser, It appears that our long established city commission system is in chaos! Look at what happened in the month of May - many cancelled commission meetings. Because of Councilmembers Vaitla and Chapman refusing to appoint applicants to commission vacancies, the Finance and Budget Commission (FBC) has... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2024 at The Davisite
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by Elaine Roberts Musser Finally the City of Davis commission merger issue is being brought back to some of the affected commissions for their feedback. Unfortunately city staff and some of the City Councilmembers are acting as if their terribly flawed plans for merged commissions are a done deal. For... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2024 at The Davisite
Public comment regarding the use of facial recognition cameras in Davis by Grant Orwell I fully support the efforts to monitor the activities of everyday Americans in public and in private and through government-corporate partnership to record every piece of data possible about their persons, activities, transactions, movements, social network,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2024 at The Davisite
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(Chart from Mr. Best’s presentation) The School Board has completely ignored the massive student enrollment decline while they ask all of us to pay ever increasing taxes, indefinitely! The only way to stop this disconnect is to vote NO now while you have the chance. By Michael J. Harrington, a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2024 at The Davisite
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I’m writing this letter to voice strong support for Sheila Allen’s candidacy for Supervisor in Yolo County District 4 which comprises North, East and South Davis. I have lived in all of these three areas of Davis since I first moved here in 1975. Although with brief hiatuses to other... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2024 at The Davisite
Comments delivered by Tree Davis’ Executive Director to the Davis City Council regarding the re-alignment of City Commissions - January 30th, 2024 The proposal to amend the City’s Commission structure is a weighty issue, and we at Tree Davis feel that it would be a disservice to over half a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2024 at The Davisite
The Right Experience – Voters in east, north and south Davis, El Macero and Willowbank have a clear choice among the 3 candidates for District 4 Yolo County Supervisor.Dr. Sheila Allen—currently Deputy to D4 Supervisor Jim Provenza—is a public health nurse, a former two-term+ Davis School Board Trustee, and immediate... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2024 at The Davisite
To the Editor: It is with great enthusiasm that I endorse Sheila Allen for Yolo County Supervisor. Sheila has a wonderful resume as she has spent more than 30 years serving Yolo County. Sheila has a BS and PhD in nursing and public health. She has not only been a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2024 at The Davisite
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If this tax is passed, we will essentially never be able to repeal or amend it. This is our only real chance to vote no. I strongly recommend that on March 5, all local voters Vote NO on Measure N, the new large school parcel tax that will last in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2024 at The Davisite
Voters in east, north and south Davis, El Macero and Willowbank have a clear choice among the 3 candidates for District 4 Yolo County Supervisor. Dr. Sheila Allen—currently Deputy to D4 Supervisor Jim Provenza—is a public health nurse, a former two-term+ Davis School Board Trustee, and immediate past Executive Director... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2024 at The Davisite
I am writing to express my support for Sheila Allen. As a colleague and friend, I believe that Sheila is the most qualified candidate to represent District 4. I first met her about twenty years ago, at the Yolo County Health Department. Throughout the years I’ve known her, she has... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2024 at The Davisite
I am very concerned at the disconnect between Councilman Vaitla’s words and deeds. Vaitla spent considerable verbiage at the last council meeting claiming that his plan for the commissions was to “build capacity in our commission to go out and do the broad-based outreach.” He claims he seeks, “ as... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2024 at The Davisite
Dear fellow Yoloans, We are writing this letter as support for our friend and colleague of over 20 years, Sheila Allen. Sheila is running for Yolo County Supervisor in District 4. Though we do not live in her district, her actions as a Yolo County Supervisor affects us too. We... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2024 at The Davisite
I am supporting Sheila Allen for election to the Board of Supervisors. Sheila is the best choice to work on the broad array of problems that the Yolo Board of Supervisors will have to deal with over the next four years. She is the only candidate that has wide experience... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2024 at The Davisite
By Elaine Roberts Musser If you parse through Councilmember Vaitla’s statements appearing in the Davis Enterprise, it shows: a lamentable lack of understanding about how commissions work; a complete disregard for the opinion of commissioners who are the ones effected by merging commissions; and an extremely questionable and ill informed... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2024 at The Davisite
Vote for Allen I have represented Davis on the Board of Supervisors for 15 years. At my side has been Dr. Sheila Allen, an accomplished public servant, public health professional, and passionate advocate for our community. I am honored to support Sheila to replace me on the Board. County supervisor... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2024 at The Davisite
Sheila is my No. 1 choice for Yolo County supervisor in District 4. Between her experience with Yolo County Supervisor Provenza, her long history working to make our community better, and her willingness to work hard, she has earned my respect on many levels. Sheila has my vote and I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2024 at The Davisite
Sheila Allen will be an excellent Yolo County Supervisor. Sheila cares for and listens to her constituents and provides services that address their needs. When world language programs in the Davis School District were proposed to be cut Sheila listened to the parents and understood the importance of retaining those... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2024 at The Davisite
Support for Allen – 2/2 I have known Sheila for more than 25 years and wholly support her bid for Yolo County Supervisor. She has the experience, shown through her 30 years of participation and support for your Yolo County community. Her record testifies to her involvement supporting a broad... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2024 at The Davisite
I am writing this letter in support of Sheila Allen for Yolo County Supervisor. I have had the privilege of getting to know Sheila personally as a DJUSD School Board member and a high school parent. Sheila has always impressed me as a person who is committed to making our... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2024 at The Davisite
Please join us to support Dr Sheila Allen for Yolo County Supervisor for District 4. As Supervisor Jim Provenza’s Deputy, she is trained and ready to be his successor. I have been a fan of Jim Provenza since he first took office in 2008. I admire his accomplishments as Yolo... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2024 at The Davisite
I'm in Sheila Allen's district (4) and delighted that she's running for the County Board of Supervisors. Davis' own energizer bunny, Sheila (RN, Ph.D., Mom) has served us for over 30 years in this amazing (but partial!) list: Davis School Board, Yolo County Health Dept., Yolo Health Council, Yolo Healthy... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2024 at The Davisite
Dear Editor, We are excited to endorse Antonio De Loera-Brust for Yolo County Supervisor representing East, South and parts of North Davis. Election Day is March 5th and mail-in voting will commence in early February. Indeed, the election is here! As mayor, Joe got to know Antonio when he was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2024 at The Davisite
Sheila cares about people My doorbell rang today and upon answering it, I found Sheila Allen tucking a bouquet of flowers into my mailbox. Why? I had been unable to attend her campaign fundraiser due to a bout of covid. When I texted her to let her know I would... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2024 at The Davisite