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Analysis: Impasse on City Manager?

Sep 30, 2014

On September 6, we knew that the Davis City Council conducted interviews of potential city manager hires. The interview process was noticed through a meeting agenda, but we only know the identities of some of the applicants through self-disclosure, in one case, and third-party sources in a few others. Since then, the Council met...

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Davis Vanguard
Vanguard Analysis: Profiting from the Marsh Tragedy?

Sep 30, 2014

The verdict in the guilt phase was hardly issued on Friday when an individual, Lloyd Billingsley, a journalist by trade rendered a very stark analysis of the case drawing upon forensic psychologist Deborah Schmidt’s testimony that this was a clear case of “predatory aggression,” Mr. Billingsley goes a step further, recalling 1990s research on...

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Brief Insanity Hearing Features Contradicting Experts on Marsh

by Antoinnette Borbon It was a very brief but contradicting testimony between experts today in the case against young Daniel Marsh. On Friday, a Jury of his peers found Daniel Marsh to be guilty on first degree murder with special circumstances to be true. Daniel Marsh, now a 17 year-old young boy, is responsible...

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The Davis Oral Health Project Focuses on Dental Care and Supplies for the Disadvantaged

by Alan Pryor Dental decay and related oral diseases are the number one chronic disease in our local population. They primarily affects those without access to regular dental care and oral health supplies ranging from families in crisis and the homeless, to senior citizens, expectant and new mothers, and young children from disadvantaged backgrounds….And...

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Senator Wolk Applauds New Law on Crisis Nurseries, Push for Action on Oil by Rail

Senator Wolk Applauds New Law on Crisis Nurseries, Push for Action on Oil by Rail

Wolk applauds new law supporting crisis nurseries in Yolo, throughout state  Governor signs bill to remove unnecessary restrictions driving up nurseries’ operation costs State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) applauded the Governor’s signature Sunday of legislation by Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) to allow crisis nurseries statewide, including the Yolo Crisis Nursery, to continue providing...

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Daniel Marsh’s Mental Status May be Determined Tomorrow

Sep 29, 2014
Daniel Marsh’s Mental Status May be Determined Tomorrow

YOLO COUNTY – The jury found him guilty, but did 17-year-old Daniel Marsh know that stabbing an elderly couple to death was wring? Today began the sanity phase of the trial in Yolo County. Psychologists who examined the Davis teen weighed in on whether Marsh knew right from wrong. At his mother’s house in...

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Special Commentary: Unaddressed Problems For Child of Color in DJUSD

Sep 29, 2014

In the last week, the Vanguard asked the school board candidates to respond to a question on whether they believe there is an achievement gap and what concrete steps there are to address the achievement gap. To their credit, the six candidates who answered the question and the two candidates who provided expanded remarks...

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Mayor’s Corner: Mayor Reiterates Opposition to MRAP

Sep 29, 2014
Mayor’s Corner: Mayor Reiterates Opposition to MRAP

by Dan Wolk This is the second installment of the “Mayor’s Corner,” a monthly column intended to provide an update of what’s happening at the City Council and introduce any new policy initiatives. And even if our town muckraker, Bob Dunning, poked fun at my first effort (my favorite line: “Quick, honey, grab the...

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Governor Signs Bill to Toughen Sexual Assault Legislation, Through Affirmative Consent

Sep 29, 2014

On Sunday, without comment, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that raises the standards for sexual assault and requires college campuses to adopt policies for rape presentation that include an “affirmative consent” stand which puts responsibility on someone engaging sexual activity to obtain an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement from his or her partner. This...

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I didn’t think it would get this big

I didn’t think it would get this big

I didn’t think it would get this big.

How often do we say that?

I certainly say it frequently enough that by now people might be wondering how somebody who pretends to be reasonably smart can be so dumb.

Case in point: Last October I bought a small agave-leaf sea holly (Eryngium...

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