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View from Underwood

Jan 23, 2015
View from Underwood

Lately I've been really loving this midsection of the Columbia River Gorge, and I'm getting a lot of opportunity to cross the bridge between White Salmon, Washington and Hood River, Oregon. It's one of those narrow metal grate bridges where you hug to ...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Housing is the Third Rail

Jan 23, 2015
Commentary: Housing is the Third Rail

I was reading a recent letter to the editor. It was short, but it raises some interesting issues. The writer argues that the innovation centers need housing – something that will at least be addressed in the EIR process that the council has pushed forward. They write, “The “guiding principles” for the proposed innovation...

Davis Vanguard
Are We Doing Enough to Promote Economic Development and Startups in Davis?

Jan 23, 2015
Are We Doing Enough to Promote Economic Development and Startups in Davis?

It has been an exciting few weeks here in Davis in the area of startups and economic development. We had the announcement that Panattoni was going to create a 225,000 square foot office park in Davis, we had the TedX UC Davis Event, and the Pollinate Davis coworking space had an open house and...

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Davis Vanguard
Where You Live Impacts How You’re Policed

Jan 23, 2015
Where You Live Impacts How You’re Policed

by Larry Schwartztol The Supreme Court recently heard a case that will define the future of decades-old legal protections against discrimination by landlords and banks against renters and homebuyers. The decision could have far-reaching consequences for the battle against housing policies that discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, disability, and other protected...

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The California Aggie
City Council has yet to act on draft policy banning sugary drinks in kids meals

Jan 22, 2015

City Council has yet to review a draft policy, submitted by Davis Housing & Human Services in December concerning the addition of healthy beverage options to kids meals. The policy requires Davis restaurants to set default beverages for kids meals from sugary drinks – such as soda – to healthier beverage options. “The discussion...

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The California Aggie
Yolo County District Attorney Office settles case with Johnson & Johnson, Neutrogena

Jan 22, 2015

On Jan. 18, the Yolo County District Attorney’s (DA) Office announced that they came to a settlement in a case involving Johnson & Johnson and Neutrogena over deceptive packaging, leading California consumers to believe that there was more product in the packaging than there really was. The case was settled in cooperation with the...

The California Aggie
California Wild Rose excavation along Putah Creek benefits native habitat

Jan 22, 2015
California Wild Rose excavation along Putah Creek benefits native habitat

  Volunteers from the Putah Creek Council (PCC) planted native California wild roses along Pleasants Creek, located near State Route 128 as an environmental rehabilitation project to prevent erosion, Jan. 16. The PCC along with UC Davis Riparian Reserve (UCDRR) and volunteers excavated the roses a few days prior from Putah creek. This is...

Bamboo and More
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona: Part 2

Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona: Part 2

Part 1 of this 3-part series on the Desert Botanical Garden (DBG) in Phoenix, AZ ended at the Desert Portal, the fat red dot on the trail map below (borrowed from the DGB web site).

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Who Will Take Responsibility For Traffic on Richards?

Jan 22, 2015
Commentary: Who Will Take Responsibility For Traffic on Richards?

It is 9 AM on a weekday in Davis, and a newcomer driving on Richards Blvd. northbound past Kaiser may be unsuspecting of what they are about to encounter. The roadway looks mostly clear as they head up the overpass that takes them over I-80, but that’s about to change. As they get over...

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Riverfront Security

Jan 22, 2015
Riverfront Security

You never know where you're going to find a fence!  This security fence separates a small public park  on the banks of the Columbia River from the private property next door. At first glance it doesn't seem all that secure, but I suppose it's...

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