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Davis Stands with Ferguson hosts weekly teach-ins in honor of Black History Month

Davis Stands with Ferguson hosts weekly teach-ins in honor of Black History Month

Teach-ins to address Black inequality at UC Davis Davis Stands with Ferguson (DSF), a UC Davis club that challenges racial inequality, will be holding weekly teach-ins throughout February in honor of Black History Month. Held at the Memorial Union (MU) flagpole, these teach-ins aim to intersect structural and interpersonal experiences of violence that Black...

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Dog found wrapped in carpet in Woodland

Dog found wrapped in carpet in Woodland

Deceased dog found dumped, abused on side of road earlier this year A deceased dog with indication of abuse was found wrapped in a carpet earlier this January. A man found the dog dumped on the side of Road 22 near the northbound I-5 on-ramp in Woodland. Yolo County Animal Services received the call...

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Commentary: Count Me Off the Renewal Bus

Feb 11, 2016
Commentary: Count Me Off the Renewal Bus

At Dan Wolk’s State of the City Address in early January, and again in his most recent column on January 31, he called 2015, “A Year of ‘Renewal.’” While I agree that some things have improved for the city, a year of “renewal” is a bridge too far for me, and I can and...

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Commentary: Soda Is the New Cigarette, and the Soda Industry Is Mimicking Big Tobacco

Feb 11, 2016
Commentary: Soda Is the New Cigarette, and the Soda Industry Is Mimicking Big Tobacco

No sooner had the idea of a soda tax come forward on December 1, but Dr. Harold Goldstein told the Vanguard that CalBev had come to town and they took no prisoners, dropping money for ads and scaring off key supporters of a local soda tax. The lessons from San Francisco and Berkeley were...

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Former UCD Student Faces Second Rape Trial

Former UCD Student Faces Second Rape Trial

By Sarah Abfalter A second trial began today in the case of Lang Her, a former UC Davis student charged with multiple counts of sexual assault, stemming from an alleged incident that occurred after a college party back in July 2012. Her’s first trial in May 2015 ended with a hung jury voting 8...

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Jury to Decide If Stolen Soda Was Robbery or Theft

Jury to Decide If Stolen Soda Was Robbery or Theft

By Misha Berman It is early in the morning in Department 8, where Defendant Kenneth Dale Gates is on trial for “petty theft” and threatening “Ms. W,” a store employee who was there on March 17, with a BB Gun. Mr. Gates is called to the witness stand. Deputy District Attorney Alvina Tzang firsts...

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State Senator Richard Pan Endorses Bill Dodd For Senate

Feb 11, 2016
State Senator Richard Pan Endorses Bill Dodd For Senate

State Assemblyman Bill Dodd today announced receiving the endorsement of State Senator Richard Pan, M.D. (D-Sacramento) for his campaign in State Senate District 3. “Dr. Pan is a leading voice for keeping Californians healthy and safe,” said Dodd. “I am proud to have his endorsement.” Dr. Richard Pan is a pediatrician, former UC Davis educator, and State...

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March 5 Workshop on Rainwater Harvesting

Feb 11, 2016

Davis native Jesse Froehlich Savou, owner and founder of BlueBarrel Rainwater Catchment Systems, will be conducting her only 2016 Davis rainwater harvesting workshop on Saturday March 5. This will be a hands-on workshop at which participants will install a 7-barrel (385 gallon) system at a west Davis home. Register at www.bluebarrelsystems.com. Cost is $40...

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Local nonprofit hosts Mardi Gras party

Local nonprofit hosts Mardi Gras party

Yolo Land Trust, Blue Note Brewing Co. host fundraiser to help conserve local farmland Yolo Land Trust (YLT) hosted a Mardi Gras party on Feb. 9 at the Blue Note Brewing Company in Woodland.  In honor of the holiday, the event included free mask decorating and barbeque from Buckhorn Grill Food Truck. “We were...

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Two UC students arrested for trying to steal textbooks at ARC bookstore

Feb 11, 2016
Two UC students arrested for trying to steal textbooks at ARC bookstore

Extensive security precautions at temporary bookstore helps in catching culprits   Two students were arrested Jan. 12 at the temporary bookstore at the UC Davis ARC Pavilion for burglary and theft after walking out with stolen textbooks. UC Davis student Adam Sato, 21, and James Hoblitzell, 19, a student at UC Merced, were taken...

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