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City council approves design, budget estimate, specifications of Surface Water Pipeline project

Mar 10, 2015

Davis, Woodland, UC Davis to cooperate on the surface water pipeline project On March 3, Davis City Council unanimously voted to follow the Public Works Director/City Engineer, Robert Clarke, and Project Manager, Diane Phillips’ recommendation of approving the Plans, Specifications and Estimate of the Water Quality Improvement Pipeline Project. The approval would entail authorization...

Yolo County Neighborhood Court Program receives $1.9 million grant

Mar 3, 2015
Yolo County Neighborhood Court Program receives $1.9 million grant

Grant to expand program to Woodlands, West Sacramento over the next three years On Feb. 12 The Yolo County District Attorney (DA) Office received a $1.95 million grant to expand the Neighborhood Court Program to neighboring cities Woodland and West Sacramento. The grant, called the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants, will be awarded...

Progressive Business Exchange hosts keynote speaker council member Brett Lee

Feb 17, 2015

Davis city council member Brett Lee spoke at a gathering put on by the Progressive Business Exchange of Davis on Feb. 4. The speech given by Lee concentrated on some of the challenges currently facing the city of Davis. Affordable housing and parking were the two issues discussed most. Lee revealed an affordable housing...

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...

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