Mayor Joe Krovoza says the idea is to add e-cigarettes to the city's existing anti-smoking in public places ordinance.
"In the absence of federal attention to this cities are left to deal with it and we certainly will here in Davis, we never shy from a big issue and here we go again tonight," says Krovoza.
Fans of e-cigarettes say the devices are less harmful than the real thing.
Meanwhile, Sacramento city officials say they currently have no plans to consider banning e-cigarettes.
(AP) - California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says he has "some significant skepticism" about the benefits of Anthem Inc.'s proposed acquisition of rival insurer Cigna Corp.
(AP) - California's inspector general is giving a failing grade to medical care at a fourth prison as the state tries to regain responsibility after a decade of federal control.
(AP) - A new government report on health insurance has implications for the presidential campaign.
(AP) - Covered California says more than 425,000 people signed up for private health insurance coverage during the third enrollment period under President Barack Obama's health care law.
State Controller Betty Yee says California's unfunded liability for retiree health and dental benefits has grown to $74 billion.