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News in Brief—Aggie Surplus renovations in progress

Oct 23, 2014

Aggie Surplus, formerly known as the Bargain Barn, recently underwent renovations to bring in more student traffic and update the overall aesthetic appearance of the facility. These aesthetic renovations have varied from painting walls and redoing flooring to rearranging the store display. Aggie Surplus specializes in the sale of marketable items that are either...

The California Aggie
UC Davis Police Department makes major effort to enhance campus safety

Oct 23, 2014
UC Davis Police Department makes major effort to enhance campus safety

The UC Davis Police Department (UCDPD) is currently implementing new programs, while also revamping existing ones, to promote student safety on campus. Pushing to better serve the campus community, the department has been working on several projects to be released this fall. Safe Rides, the police escort service, has previously provided students transportation around...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Suddenly the Council Has $300,000 to Throw Around?

Oct 23, 2014

Tuesday evening took an odd turn as suddenly two of the councilmembers with the strongest record on fiscal prudence were proposing the city allocate $300,000 for a bearcat or another civilian replacement for the MRAP that they conceded would be returned by the city of Davis. This came on the heels of the council,...

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Davis Vanguard
Robb Davis Explains Concerns About MRAP (Video)

Oct 22, 2014

The city of Davis will be returning the MRAP (mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle), as the council reaffirmed its August vote by a 3-2 margin, with Councilmembers Brett Lee and Rochelle Swanson dissenting.  For a full discussion of the vote, see this morning’s article. Robb Davis made extensive comments challenging the usefulness of the vehicle. ...

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Davis Vanguard
Davis Innovation Center Application Submitted

Oct 22, 2014
Davis Innovation Center Application Submitted

While a lot of focus has been placed on the Mace Ranch Innovation Center, much of that focusing on city hopes to keep Schilling Robotics in Davis, there are now two proposed innovation parks. One of the points made last week is the importance to evaluate each proposal on its own merits and shy...

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Davis Vanguard
Council Reject $300,000 Appropriation For New Vehicle; Returns the MRAP

Oct 22, 2014
Council Reject $300,000 Appropriation For New Vehicle; Returns the MRAP

The city of Davis will be returning the MRAP after the council reaffirmed their August vote on a 3-2 margin with Councilmembers Brett Lee and Rochelle Swanson dissenting. While the Council narrowly rejected both a friendly amendment and a substitute motion to appropriate $300,000 for a Bearcat or a similarly situated civilian armored vehicle,...

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Davis Vanguard
Judge Allows Jurors to Hear Past Domestic Convictions, As Winters Murder Trial Begins

by Antoinnette Borbon William Gardner is being charged with lying in wait for his ex- girlfriend and then shooting her to death in Winters last year.  Gardner, whose lengthy criminal past included five prior incidents of domestic violence, drug possession and vandalism, sat emotionless.  Both District Attorney Jeff Riesig and Deputy District Attorney Deanna Hays argued to keep all...

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Davis Vanguard
Bob Poppenga to Meet with the Community Throughout the Week

Oct 21, 2014

As the election draws nearer, Davis School board candidate Bob Poppenga is energetically reaching out to members of the community with multiple events this week. 

Wednesday, Oct. 22, Former City Council member and retired DJUSD teacher Deborah Poulos and her husband John Poulos will host a meet and greet at 1515 Shasta Drive 4 to 5...

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Davis Vanguard
BREAKING: Ratepayers to Save $51.5 Million with Low Interest Loan Approval

Oct 21, 2014

The City of Davis announced that that the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) authorized a $95.5 Million State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan for Davis’ and UC Davis’ shares of the regional water project. “Tens of millions in low interest financing are headed to Yolo County, thanks in large part to the efforts of...

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Davis Vanguard
Vanguard to Honor Robb Davis Among Seven Groups and Community Members on November 15

Oct 21, 2014
Vanguard to Honor Robb Davis Among Seven Groups and Community Members on November 15

Mayor Pro Tem Robb Davis heads the list of seven honorees at the Fourth Annual Vanguard Court Watch Dinner and Awards Ceremony. While the Mayor Pro Tem was elected to the Davis City Council in June, his body of work in the community includes his work on restorative justice and on behalf of the...

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