David Greenwald

David Greenwald founded and maintains the political blog The People's Vanguard of Davis.

Web Site: http://davisvanguard.org/


Does Davis Really Want Economic Development

Jul 30, 2014
Does Davis Really Want Economic Development

Earlier this week, someone sent me an article from Governing entitled, “Do Cities Really Want Economic Development?” In it is presented the idea that cities and regions continue to struggle because they are getting “exactly the results they want” and, as they put it, “Maybe they actually don’t want economic development.” The article recounts...

Fourth and Hope Trial Tragically For All Involved Ended Up Too Close to Call

Jul 30, 2014
Fourth and Hope Trial Tragically For All Involved Ended Up Too Close to Call

Commentary – On Tuesday, Judge Stephen Mock, sitting in for Judge Rosenberg, declared a mistrial in the trial of Leona Jull, charged with grand theft for the alleged use of the homeless shelter’s assets for personal gain. The jury sent out a note on Tuesday afternoon that they could not reach a verdict on...

Mace Innovation Park Does First Public Outreach

Jul 29, 2014
Mace Innovation Park Does First Public Outreach

It was a reasonable sized gathered for a Monday in late July, but it marked a big starting point for the outreach on the first of the Innovation Parks to go forward. Dan Ramos of RAMCO, one of the principal land owners for the 200 acre Mace property, would do the bulk of the...

Commentary: The Other Side of Employee Morale

Jul 28, 2014
Commentary: The Other Side of Employee Morale

On Sunday, the Vanguard attempted to throw out as food for thought as we go forward the other side of the story on city manager compensation and concerns about employee morale. There were some good responses to the issue by some of our readers. To the idea that the employee groups have taken a...

The Impact of Affordable Housing

Jul 28, 2014
The Impact of Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing will be increasingly important topic not only in the next few years, but as Davis continues to figure out its future. A recently released report from the non-profit Enterprise Community Partners whose work seeks to end housing insecurity, lays out critical findings on the impact of stable and affordable housing on families...

I’m Running for the School Board!

Jul 28, 2014
I’m Running for the School Board!

by Madhavi Sunder Davis schools are lucky enough to educate the children of both PhDs and migrant workers. This last week, I filed papers to run for a seat on the Davis School Board, to work for all the diverse children in this district. I was proud to file for a seat on the...

Eye on the Courts: Wrong Us Shall We Not Revenge

Jul 28, 2014
Eye on the Courts: Wrong Us Shall We Not Revenge

It was years ago I read about an individual who was put under anesthesia but fully aware of everything going on around them – a terrifying experience where the patient is unable to alert the medical staff of their awareness. I remember once during a criminal trial here in Yolo County, the District Attorney...

Sunday Commentary: Employee Morale and Other City Manager Fallout

Jul 27, 2014
Sunday Commentary: Employee Morale and Other City Manager Fallout

Earlier this week, we had a brief series on ideal qualities we would be looking for in a new city manager. One of the points we made is hat the city manager will be asked to improve and implement employee morale. We have had a rough time in the last five or six years....

Sunday Commentary: School Board Appointment Gives Fernandes a Free Seat

Jul 27, 2014
Sunday Commentary: School Board Appointment Gives Fernandes a Free Seat

At the outset, I want to make this clear this is not about Alan Fernandes. In fact, I would give Mr. Fernandes credit here, there was no reason that he had to run for reelection in the two year seat when he could have run as an incumbent for four years. But we could...

Our Medical System – What I Believe is Possible

Jul 27, 2014
Our Medical System – What I Believe is Possible

by Tia Will With the proposal and subsequent approval of the ACA, concerns have been expressed about the destruction of our free market system of medical care. I would like to address this from the point of view of a front line medical practitioner with 30 years of experience. What we have had in...

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