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UC Davis alumnus-owned shirt printing business expands

Apr 25, 2013

Steven Zhang, a UC Davis graduate, started his own shirt screening business — formerly known as SacShirts — while enrolled in school to help offset the costs of his tuition. Since its humble beginnings in Zhang’s garage in late 2011, the business has recently relocated to an office in Sacramento on Broadway and 21st...

Double homicide in South Davis incurs shock, sadness

Apr 18, 2013

Davis Police are continuing their investigation of the double homicide of an elderly couple in South Davis. On April 14, police were called to the 4000 block of Cowell Boulevard around 9:20 p.m. after receiving a call for a welfare check. The Yolo County Coroner’s Office released the names of the victims on April...

City Council postpones fire department reconfiguration

Apr 18, 2013

At a March 5 meeting, the Davis City Council voted to delay the decision to reconfigure fire engine staffing for the Davis Fire Department until June. “We wanted to get more information and look at in the greater context. At the time of the meeting, it was getting late and we didn’t want...

New York Federal Reserve reports student debt tripled

Apr 18, 2013

On Feb. 28, the New York Federal Reserve released a report stating that student debt has tripled in the past eight years. The federal report indicated that the increase in student debt is a result of more people attending college and graduate school, as well as staying longer in college. Additionally, discarding student debt...

Police briefs

Apr 18, 2013

WEDNESDAY 4/10 The perfect crime An unknown suspect entered a home through an unlocked door and stole three MacBook Pros on Apple Lane. THURSDAY 4/11 Extreme couponing A customer swung at the manager of a restaurant because he was upset over not being ...

City responds to amended water rates lawsuit

Apr 18, 2013

On March 29, the City of Davis was served an amended lawsuit over the city’s water rates. The new suit alleges that the city’s wastewater and water rates are in violation of Proposition 218, which states that a ratepayer cannot be charged more than the cost of supplying water to their property. Additionally, the...

Neighborhood Court to be established in Davis

Apr 18, 2013

In May, Yolo County will become the second county in California to employ Neighborhood Court, a method of restorative justice, in Davis and on the UC Davis campus. This program, a partnership between Yolo County District Attorney (DA) Jeff Reisig, the Davis Police Department and the UC Davis Police Department, will handle low-level, nonviolent...

Community members advocate breaking cycle of gun violence

Apr 18, 2013

As a result of numerous incidents of gun violence across the country, the City of Davis hosted a Feb. 19 forum on ending gun violence. Renowned gun violence researcher Dr. Garen Wintemute from the UC Davis School of Medicine spoke at the forum, along with Amanda and Nick Wilcox from the California chapter of...

State representatives, students promote four student debt bills

Apr 18, 2013

A press conference was held on the South Steps of the State Capitol on April 8, where State Representative Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont), State Controller John Chiang (D-Torrance), members from the California State Student Association (CSSA) and other California higher education students expressed support for several bills focusing on reducing the $1 trillion student loan...

Beating suspect charged with hate crime

Apr 4, 2013

Twenty-year-old Davis resident Clayton Daniel Garzon was released from Yolo County Jail last Thursday on a $520,000 bail. Garzon is suspected in the March 10 beating of 31-year-old Lawrence “Mikey” Partida, also a Davis resident. Garzon pleaded not guilty to three felony counts of assault, battery and criminal threats. The day before his release,...



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