Friday, October 25, 2013

Death of a Raccoon at 5th & E (221)

I was going by the northeast corner of 5th and E streets about 4pm yesterday and noticed the body of an apparently dead fair-sized mammal with its head in the street drain and body in the gutter.

I stopped, took a picture  (image 1), called the Davis Police and Yolo Animal Control, and went about other matters.

At dusk that same day, I took the photos from my camera and noticed two things.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

A Spate of Home Improvements Along 7th Street (220)

There seems to be a spate of home improvements along 7th Street.

Of the seven on or close to that street, five form a continuous (albeit L-shaped) line.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Couple With Children 2 Years Old & 3 Months Old Ask: Is the Old North A Good Place For a Family To Live? (219)

In my role as the Old North Davis Chat blogger, I have received an email from a couple I do not know who have two children (2 years old and 3 months old) asking me if the Old North is “a good place for a family to live”?

My response to them was: Let’s find out how people answer this question by posting it on the Old North Davis Chat blog and on Old North NextDoor.

So, with the permission of the email writer, Audrey Hall, I reproduce what she explains about her family's situation and the question she asks. 

I urge anyone who desires to respond to email  Audrey  at: