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Report: UC Davis West Village Sets the Standard

Nov 27, 2013
Report: UC Davis West Village Sets the Standard

West-VillageBy UC Davis News Service

The University of California, Davis, West Village, the nation's largest planned zero net energy community, racks up an impressive list of achievements in its initial year of review. The first formal
analysis of West Village shows that even in its initial phases, it is well on...

Recap of the UC Innovation Series – Davis Edition

Nov 21, 2013
Recap of the UC Innovation Series – Davis Edition

Monday night was the first in a series of 16 symposia to be held around the state and produced by the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) (www.business.ca.gov), the University of California and SARTA (Sacramento Area Reg...

Powerful Message During Closing Arguments Multi-Defendant Gang Case

Nov 21, 2013
Powerful Message During Closing Arguments Multi-Defendant Gang Case

by Antoinnette Borbon As the morning began, it was started off by all four defense attorneys asking Judge Rosenberg to consider an 1118 motion to dismiss charges against the four young men accused of second degree robbery and assault on a Woodland man...

The California Legislators Who Ate At Oil Industry Table Before Fracking Vote

Nov 20, 2013
The California Legislators Who Ate At Oil Industry Table Before Fracking Vote

by Dan Aiello Moderate Democrats and Republicans from both of California's legislative halls received millions from out-of-state oil interests in campaign contributions while enjoying perks like a lavish $13,000 dollar dinner party just before they we...

A Tale of Three Neighborhoods – How I Became Aware of Community Safety

Nov 18, 2013
A Tale of Three Neighborhoods – How I Became Aware of Community Safety

By Tia Will My story begins almost three years ago after I decided to downsize and bought a house in Old East Davis within direct line of sight of the east-west railroad line. I gave a lot of thought to cost, location, walkability, general neighborho...

An Appraiser’s View of Mace 391

Nov 17, 2013
An Appraiser’s View of Mace 391

By Lee Bartholomew The possibility of the property's re-emergence as a business park is on my mind. Aside from the obviously bad business practice associated with a change of heart in respect to this property, I wonder at the economics of such a ven...

Capitol Corridor Ventures Pledges $600,000 to Support Davis Tech Community

Nov 16, 2013
Capitol Corridor Ventures Pledges $600,000 to Support Davis Tech Community

By David Morris Donations target Davis Roots, Hacker Lab expansion, and Wet Lab Incubator: Capitol Corridor Ventures (CCV) announced today that it has pledged to donate $600,000 to support the Davis technology community in 2014. The pledge focuses on...

Brown Vetoes ‘Wiser Choice’ In Drug Possession Prosecution with SB 649

Nov 15, 2013
Brown Vetoes ‘Wiser Choice’ In Drug Possession Prosecution with SB 649

By Dan Aiello California's drug laws will remain steeped with inconsistent consequences for those convicted of simple possession after Governor Jerry Brown's recent veto of a bill to make unlawful possession of certain controlled substances, including...

Recap of the CA Economic Summit and the Role of Davis in California’s Future

Nov 14, 2013
Recap of the CA Economic Summit and the Role of Davis in California’s Future

by Rob White I attended the California Economic Summit in Los Angeles last Thursday and Friday. It was hosted by the California Stewardship Network and California Forward, which has several staff located right here in Davis and Sacramento. Information...

The Truth About the Cannery’s Connectivity Problems

Nov 13, 2013
The Truth About the Cannery’s Connectivity Problems

By Lydia Delis-Schlosser Response Eileen Samitz's Op Ed Article last Sunday: Public discussion and vigorous debate are fundamental to the American political process. Analyses from differing perspectives can illuminate a path to reasonable compromis...



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