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Here's the latest DCN newsletter. LUGOD's next two meetings are
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Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 10:57:47 -0800
From: Richard Lowenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
DCNews: Behind the Modem Lines
Published by Davis Community Network * Issue No. 11/04 *
November 9, 2004
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IN THIS ISSUE:
In the Spotlight
DCN Community Calendar
DCN Mailman Class
Linux Users Group Meetings
In The Spotlight
Currently in the DCN Community Spotlight is the Yolo Hiker web site,
Log on to the web site for the new Fall 2004 through late Spring 2005
schedule of guided hikes in the Cache Creek, Putah Creek, Berryessa and
Blue Ridge areas of Yolo County and surrounds. Andrew Fulks and
friends have provided maps, photos and descriptive information on this
site, to help raise awareness of our regional natural places and
resources, for all to enjoy. Take a look, and join them on one of the
many scheduled hikes.
Every few weeks, the DCN web team chooses a new Davis-oriented web site
for the community spotlight. Spotlighted sites are featured on the DCN
home page. Good spotlight candidates are new or recently revised web
sites, ones that deserve more attention or have timely content. If
you've a suggestion for a spotlight candidate, please contact the web
DCN Organization & Community Calendar
DCNís Web Team has developed and is now offering a free web calendar
program for community groups and nonprofit organizations. The unique
offering is both an Organization Calendar and a Community Calendar.
As part of an organizationís web site, the Calendar can list
organization events and schedules. Events of broader popular
interest, can be marked to appear on a Community Calendar, and can be
user searched by topics, such as arts, education, sports, and more.
Early users include the Explorit Science Center, a number of school
PTAs, and City of Davis.
To see examples, log on to the Community Calendar on the DCN home page
If your group is interested in a free Calendar or in knowing more,
please contact email@example.com
DCN Mailman Listserv Class
DCN will conduct a free Mailman listserv class on Thurs. Nov. 18.
This class is offered to assist community groups and organizations that
have requested and will be using this free DCN allocated community
If your group is already using or is interested in using DCN Mailman
listservs, and you need some help, this class is for you. To reserve
a class seat or to request one or more Mailman listservs for your
group, just contact firstname.lastname@example.org
DCN classes are from 6:30-8:00 p.m., at the City Computer Lab, 600 A
Street (between City Hall and the Senior Center; enter courtyard off
south parking lot).
Linux Users Group Announcements
The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD) has two exciting upcoming
meetings scheduled. Both are free to the public, and may of interest
to some of you.
"The History of SourceForge.net"
Presented by: Patrick McGovern, Director, SourceForge.net.
Monday, November 15th, 2004, 6:30pm - 9:00pm.
at the Davis Public Library, 315 East 14th Street, Davis, CA 95616.
SourceForge.net is the world's largest Open Source software development
website, with the largest repository of Open Source code and
applications available on the Internet. SourceForge.net provides free
services to Open Source developers.
"Implementation of Open Source at the California ARB and FTB"
Presented by: Bill Fell, Harry Ng from the Air Resources Board,
and: Allen Lung from the Franchise Tax Board
Tuesday, December 7th, 2004, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
at Kemper Hall, Room 1131, UC Davis Campus, 1228 Bainer Hall Drive,
California's Air Resources Board and Franchise Tax Board have taken an
interest in Open Source Software (for example, see ARB's Open Source
Software Initiatives page: http://arb.ca.gov/oss/oss.htm ). This
presentation will be a non-technical discussion of the use of Open
Source in government.
For details on these meetings, visit:
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