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Commentary: Bike Advocates and Others Believe Community Short-Changed on Bike Crossing

May 3, 2016
Commentary: Bike Advocates and Others Believe Community Short-Changed on Bike Crossing

In November 2013, the city council narrowly approved the Cannery project on a 3-2 vote.  A key provision of that project was having grade separated crossings to allow bicyclists and pedestrians to avoid the heavily congested Covell Blvd crossing to the south. The agreement had a grade-separated crossing at the southwest corner of the...

Davis Vanguard
Economic Development Series: We Must Redouble Our Efforts at Economic Development

May 3, 2016
Economic Development Series: We Must Redouble Our Efforts at Economic Development

By Dan Carson Now what? Dan Ramos’ partnership is putting the Mace Ranch Innovation Center (MRIC) temporarily on hold to evaluate its options for making the project pencil out. On the heels of the Davis Innovation Center near the hospital being put on hold for the foreseeable future, it’s a fair question for The...

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Davis Vanguard
Sierra Club Yolano Group – Davis City Council Candidate Questionnaire – Part Two

May 3, 2016
Sierra Club Yolano Group – Davis City Council Candidate Questionnaire – Part Two

The Sierra Club will not be making a Davis City Council endorsement this year “since all candidates were perceived by our management committee as being equally qualified and all did very well in responding to our series of questions.” The Sierra Club assessment of the Davis City Council candidates is as follows: “The Sierra...

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The California Aggie
Mace Ranch Innovation Center indefinitely on hold

Mace Ranch Innovation Center indefinitely on hold

Developers reassess economic feasibility of project plans Since its introduction in September 2014, the plan to build the Mace Ranch Innovation Center (MRIC) has jumped countless hurdles, endured long hours of careful research and planning and gathered large monetary investments. As of April 13, developers placed an indefinite hold on the 212-acre project proposal...

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The California Aggie
Four UC Davis faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

May 2, 2016
Four UC Davis faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Faculty members recognized for work in administration, literature, music, physics Four members of the UC Davis faculty were recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, bringing the current number of scholars from the university in the academy to 25. The nomination and election processes are secret and conducted by current members...

The California Aggie
Sacramento Zoo welcomes birth of baby giraffe

Sacramento Zoo welcomes birth of baby giraffe

Public expected to meet Rocket by mid-May On April 10, a six-foot tall male Masai giraffe named Rocket was born at the Sacramento Zoo, weighing 163 pounds. “His name refers to the speedy nature of his delivery and how quickly he stood and nursed,” said Melissa McCartney, primary ungulate zookeeper at the Sacramento Zoo,...

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The California Aggie
Mikaela Tenner resigns from ASUCD Senate

Mikaela Tenner resigns from ASUCD Senate

  Tenner’s replacement to be appointed in the coming days after recalibration of Fall Quarter election results ASUCD Senator Mikaela Tenner resigned from her post on Thursday, April 28, informing ASUCD government members through email. Tenner, a fourth-year international relations and political science double major, cited family and personal concerns as motivators behind her...

Davis Vanguard
Monday Morning Thoughts: The Looming Issue of UC Davis Growth

May 2, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts: The Looming Issue of UC Davis Growth

If this were the end of the year and we were Time Magazine, our inclination would be to name “UC Davis” as the person of the year.  The university is certainly dominating regional headlines and even getting national attention in ways it would just as soon not. While the chancellor and her apparent demise...

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Davis Vanguard
Economic Development Series: Future of Economic Development in Davis

Economic Development Series: Future of Economic Development in Davis

by Elaine Roberts Musser (Editor’s note: following the decision by Mace Ranch Innovation Center to put its pending project on hold, the Vanguard decided to re-start a community discussion on the future of economic development in Davis.  As such, we are reaching out to a very diverse group of people and starting May 1...

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Davis Vanguard
Response Brief: City Fully Complied with CEQA on Hotel

May 2, 2016
Response Brief: City Fully Complied with CEQA on Hotel

The City of Davis along with representatives for the Hotel Conference Center have filed a joint opposition to the motion from attorneys representing Supporters of Responsible Planning in Davis including Don Mooney and Michael Harrington, arguing that they have “failed to provide relevant substantial evidence to support its claim that the Project may have...

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