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Sunday Commentary: MRAP is the Issue That Won’t Die

Sep 28, 2014

For those who are tiring of the MRAP debate, sorry it is not going away. The raid on Wednesday has pushed the Davis police both behind the scenes and in public to make another push for the council to re-examine the MRAP issue. Local resident Heidy Kellison was interviewed by local online news site,...

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My View: Marsh and Juvenile Brain Development

Sep 28, 2014

This week a Yolo County jury took a couple of hours to conviction Daniel Marsh of the April 2013 double homicide of Oliver Northup and Claudia Maupin. This was not a close call as the very brief deliberation indicated (indeed Marco Topete’s guilt phase deliberations were far longer), and under existing law it is...

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Working Together to Close the Achievement Gap

Sep 28, 2014

by Madhavi Sunder Over the last handful of months, I have sought to educate myself about the challenges that our students and educators face by touring each of the 20 schools in our district—from the special education preschool at Valley Oak and the Davis Parent Nursery School (DPNS), to the nine elementary schools, the...

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Vanguard Responds to Royal Oak Mobile Home Park Demand For Retraction

Sep 27, 2014
Vanguard Responds to Royal Oak Mobile Home Park Demand For Retraction

One Thursday, the Vanguard the Vanguard reported on a police raid and high-risk warrant that was served on five residences in the Royal Oak Mobile Home Park on Wednesday morning. In that article, the Vanguard used the exact wording from a police statement, “served search warrants on five residences in the Royal Oaks trailer...

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Emotions Run High As Jury Renders Guilty Verdict in Marsh

Sep 27, 2014

by Antoinnette Borbon A jury of his peers would deliver a guilty verdict today in the state’s case against the young man responsible for the deaths of Oliver and Claudia Maupin. The panel which consisted of eight women and four men delivered a verdict of guilty in the first degree finding all three of...

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Davis Vanguard
Vanguard New Site Features and Opportunities

Sep 27, 2014
Vanguard New Site Features and Opportunities

We have a new, clean look to the site, but offer the same hard-hitting local news articles. The Vanguard is a non-profit news site. We aren’t driven by profits or motivated to report on sponsors.  Learn more about us: here The Vanguard leads in delivering local news – we broke the MRAP story a...

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Davis Vanguard
Expanded Thoughts on Narrowing the Achievement Gap

Sep 27, 2014
Expanded Thoughts on Narrowing the Achievement Gap

by Bob Poppenga The educational “achievement gap” refers to differences in academic performance between groups of students. It is most often used to refer to differences in academic performance (e.g., grades, standardized-test scores, dropout rates, or college-admission rates) between Latino and African American students and their Caucasian and Asian peer groups. The term is...

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Davis Vanguard
Poppenga to Host Coffee Hour at Common Grounds

Sep 27, 2014

Davis school board candidate Bob Poppenga will meet with members of the community during a drop-in coffee hour from 9:30am to 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Common Grounds Coffee, 2171 Cowell Blvd., Suite F, in South Davis. Anyone interested in discussing education one-on-one is encouraged to stop by. Poppenga will also be walking the neighborhoods from...

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Bamboo and More
2014 Succulents Extravaganza teaser

2014 Succulents Extravaganza teaser

I’m at Succulent Gardens in Castroville, CA for the 2014 Succulent Extravaganza. This is the fourth time succulent lovers from far and wide have gathered here to tour this extraordinary nursery, listen to presentations by renowned experts, and, of course, shop Succulent Gardens’ immense selection of succulents.

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Davis Vanguard
School Board Candidates on the Achievement Gap

Sep 26, 2014

At the school board candidates forum last week, candidates were given an insufficient amount of time to respond to our question on the achievement gap, have asked it as the first of five weekly questions, similar to what we did with the city council in the spring. We asked the candidates to limit their...

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