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Analysis: Who Should AIM Serve?

Jul 31, 2015
Analysis: Who Should AIM Serve?

As I speak to more and more people in and around the community about the current AIM program – one of the biggest questions which underlies issues such as AIM identification is who should AIM serve. The research that I have done has suggested that AIM or GATE programs seem to serve two distinct...

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Commentary: Discussion Must Move Beyond Race to Police Training and Tactics

Jul 31, 2015
Commentary: Discussion Must Move Beyond Race to Police Training and Tactics

A couple of comments yesterday caught my attention – they argued that some of the recent cases “have nothing to do with race.” I disagree with this contention because I believe that race and unconscious bias color the interactions between law enforcement and the people they encounter often in subtle and subconscious ways. But...

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Medicare: Fifty Years of Service for Older Americans

Jul 31, 2015
Medicare: Fifty Years of Service for Older Americans

By Bob Schelen This week is the 50th anniversary of Medicare. In July 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law legislation that created the Medicare program. Since its inception, Medicare has nearly served over 100 million Americans. Over the years, coverage has been improved by the inclusion of services such as home health care,...

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The Bitter Taste of Dying: Author Lives to Tell About Prescription Drug Abuse Hell

The Bitter Taste of Dying: Author Lives to Tell About Prescription Drug Abuse Hell

Just a few years ago, Jason Smith was lying in his bathtub, blood slowly draining from his slit wrists. Now he is here to tell us how he reached the point of suicide after his long, dark descent into prescription opiate abuse. The Bitter Taste Dying is a story of resurrection told by an...

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Closing Arguments Begin in Long Running Attempted Murder Trial

Jul 31, 2015

By Haroutun Bejanyan Thursday July 30th marked the initial day of closing arguments in the trial of Reyes, Landowski, and Humble. The final closing arguments commenced with prosecuting attorney Amanda Zambor and ceased for the day with only one of the three defense attorneys, Robert Granucci, presenting his counter argument in defense of defendant...

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Vanguard Turns Nine, Celebrates with Economic Development Event on September 2nd!

Jul 30, 2015
Vanguard Turns Nine, Celebrates with Economic Development Event on September 2nd!

The Vanguard turns nine today, having launched on July 30, 2006. This year we are having a belated celebration on September 2 with a community discussion at the UC Davis Conference Center. The event, “Forging a Knowledge Economy: How Davis is Benefiting from Entrepreneurs, Startups and Tech Transfer” continues a community dialogue on economic...

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City Finally Launches Road Repairs After Years of Deterioration

Jul 30, 2015
City Finally Launches Road Repairs After Years of Deterioration

For the first time in years, the city has launched a major road repair effort, the city announced on Wednesday. This comes after the city has been able to put away more than $4 million in roads funding for the last two budgets. In May, Bob Clarke gave a presentation to City Council showed...

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Ohio Prosecutor Says Officer Shooting “Is Without Question Murder”

Jul 30, 2015

Chalk one up for body-worn cameras. “This is without question murder,” Ohio prosecutor Joseph T. Deters said at a press conference Wednesday after a grand jury indicted a University of Cincinnati campus cop for the July 19 slaying of an unarmed black man. The victim, Sam DuBose, was stopped for a traffic violation that...

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Residents Call for Safe Streets in Villages at Willow Creek

Jul 30, 2015
Residents Call for Safe Streets in Villages at Willow Creek

by Jason Tyburczy Residents of Koso Street in South Davis, many of whom have lived there for more than 15 years, are working to amend a plan for a proposed outlet street from the Villages at Willow Creek onto Koso Street citing dangerous traffic conditions should the project move forward as planned. Koso Street...

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Main Defendant Takes the Stand in Attempted Murder Trial

Jul 30, 2015
Main Defendant Takes the Stand in Attempted Murder Trial

By Tressa Bryant, Jackie Snyder, and Madeleine Gallay Defense’s last witness in the trial Michel Reyes, Lisa Humble and Liberty Landowski was Mr. Reyes himself. Mr. Reyes is being charged with attempted murder with an enhancement in gang affiliation. Ms. Landowski and Ms. Humble are being charged with gang affiliation and accessory to murder....

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