A number of newspapers, newspapers, magazines, zines, and newsblogs are a part of the Davis community, many based in Davis and others based in Dixon, Sacramento, and Woodland, for example. This listing is an attempt at cataloging such publications.

Newspapers (print and/or online)

The California Aggie

The Davis Enterprise

The Daily Democrat

Magazines (print and/or online)



Davis Life Magazine

Nameless Magazine

UC Davis Magazine


Literary reviews


Blue Moon Literary & Art Review


Zines (print and/or online)



The Scrambler


Davis residents have several choices for local media. Sometimes even this wiki feels the need to run a Breaking News banner. In addition, a quirky college town like Davis gets national news coverage fairly often. From radio talk shows to magazines, the media loves Davis. However, the best way to get local information and entertainment is to go with one of the many local sources listed here.


Davis Based

Business Publications

Some businesses show or distribute their publication(s) in their stores.

see also Local Publications

Historical (Davis Based)

  • Davisville Advertiser - the city's first newspaper that ran from December 4, 1869 to May 7, 1870; brief reappearance in 1892
  • The Facts - Davis newspaper that ran from January 29, 1878 to September 2, 1878
  • The Flatlander - quarterly newspaper of "Yolo County Politics, Art, Culture and Business"; free
  • Signal - Davis newspaper that was published off and on throughout the 1880s
  • Winds of Change - founded by Martin Barnes and Robert Crumb, preceeded The Flatlander

And Beyond

Newspapers delivered in Davis


Television Stations receivable in Davis. The various stations come in as different channels based on which service (dish, cable, over the air) you use.

Davis Based

Note: The following channels are accessible through the given cable channels or channel 99 on ATT U-verse (which leads to a sub-menu of all three). They are currently unavailable through satellite television providers:

Outside Davis

  • KCRA NBC Channel 3
  • KVIE PBS Channel 6 (BBC News can be seen at 5PM weekdays)
  • KXTV ABC Channel 10
  • KOVR CBS Channel 13
  • KUVS Univision Channel 19 (en español)
  • KMAX-TV CW Network Channel 31 (UCD cable 12)
  • KCSO Channel 33
  • KTXL FOX Channel 40 (UCD cable 8)
  • KQCA MyNetwork Channel 58 (UCD cable 18)
  • KTFK Telefutura Channel 64 (también en español)
  • UCTV - University of California Television
  • Comedy Central, as The Daily Show has taken quite an interest in UCD

Analog television

Low-power television (LPTV) stations and translators were not yet required to transition to DTV on 2009-06-12. Under the most recent legislative extension, the new deadline for digital transition for these channels is December 31, 2015. The following analog stations (all UHF) can still be received in Davis (as of 2009-09-22): 23, 27, 32, 33, 44, 49, 51.

  • KMUM - Tr3́s (formerly MTV Tr3s) Channel 15


See Radio Stations


Davis Based

see also Locally Owned Websites

See also: Advertising and Free Community Advertising