Category: The Peel

Welcome to The Peel by DCA, where we “peel” back the layers to give you an inside look at the internal workings of the Department of Consumer Affairs.

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An Eye Doctor Can Help Keep Your Night of Tricks and Treats from Turning into a Permanent Scare

Halloween is coming and for many, a pair of costume contact lenses will be the perfect accessory to their ghoulish get-up. The one way to be certain that the lenses are legal and safe to wear… visit a licensed eye care professional.  

Future Engineers Share Their Ideas with BPELSG

It’s the big day. The UC Davis Senior Design Showcase is the future of engineering, designed by future engineers. And the Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists is on-hand to coach, encourage, and share some wisdom with the next generation of problem solvers and innovators. Take a look: Each project represents long months…

VIDEO: Paradise Lost, Paradise Found: Fire Victims Rebuild with Help from Architects and Contractors

After a devastating fire turned their community into a ghost town, residents of Paradise in Northern California are ready to start over. California architects and contractors are stepping up to help rebuild their town, making way for a new Paradise. One property owner isn’t taking any chances and will use a fireproof material to reconstruct…

VIDEO: Cars Put on a Diet to Pave the Way for Alternate Modes of Transportation

Bicycle in a marked bike lane

Have you noticed green patches of paint popping up on California roads? How about parked cars in the middle of the street? Landscape architects and traffic engineers are making these changes by putting motorized vehicles on a “Road Diet.” It’s an effort to reduce single occupancy vehicles and accommodate bicycles, scooters, ride sharing and foot…