Cool Davis: working on local solutions to climate change

By Nick Buxton When it comes to climate change, you can hear a lot of excuses or fine talk from the world’s political leaders, but usually little practical action. It can be dispiriting given the consequences we know could result. Fortunately, Davis is a community that does not indulge in despair. Rather, it believes in […]

September 22, 2013 | Posted in Special Editions | Tagged , ,

Django Unchained: The West as it should have been?

“Django” 3.5 stars Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, Kerry Washington, Walter Goggins Rating: R, for unrelenting violence and gore, profanity, nudity and considerable ghastly behavior Wretched excesses aside, this campy lark slyly pokes at American race relations By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic Since Jews were given the vicarious opportunity to […]

Stopping to smell the flowers

Bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis) draws butterflies and wild bees to pollinate a garden, an added benefit of choosing low shrubs for low water use — they can also encourage beneficial insects. This low shrub has grey-green foliage and vivid blue flowers in waves of bloom through the summer. It combines well with rosemary, salvia, and […]

November 18, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,