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Commentary: Has UC Totally Lost High Ground on Katehi Investigation?

Jun 21, 2016
Commentary: Has UC Totally Lost High Ground on Katehi Investigation?

In the days and weeks following the following the San Bernardino shooting, the FBI became embroiled in a legal battle that they thought they would easily win in attempting to force Apple to open the iPhone belonging to gunman Syed Rizwan Farook. But Apple fought them to a win in the court of law...

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Attorney Alleges Katehi Conflict in Disciplinary Action Against Employee

Jun 21, 2016
Attorney Alleges Katehi Conflict in Disciplinary Action Against Employee

Up until now any accusations of a conflict of interest for UC Davis’ Chancellor Linda Katehi, now on administrative leave, and her work on the board of Wiley & Sons has been theoretical.  However, letters from local attorney Mary-Alice Coleman to UC President Janet Napolitano and UC General Counsel Charles Robinson may paint a...

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William Shatner, Evan Peters Among Highlights of Sacramento Comic Con

Jun 21, 2016
William Shatner, Evan Peters Among Highlights of Sacramento Comic Con

By Jerika L.H. Sci-Fi enthusiasts had their day in Sacramento, as crowds of over 25,000 people came to experience an array of stars at the Sacramento Comic Con- Wizard World edition. Among the big names were William Shatner of Star Trek, Evan Peters of American Horror Story, Norman Reedus and Michael Cudlitz from the...

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Monday Morning Thoughts: The Devil Is Always in the Details

Jun 20, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts: The Devil Is Always in the Details

Last week, in the discussion of the EIR on Sterling, there were what I thought some interesting points raised by two students on the issue of student housing at the proposed Sterling Apartments project. Some fair criticism was raised by a reader that I think bears highlighting and clarifying. First, I have raised this...

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Eye on the Courts: Beware of What You Wish For

Jun 20, 2016
Eye on the Courts: Beware of What You Wish For

In the courtroom of honor, the judge pounded his gavel To show that all’s equal and that the courts are on the level And that the strings in the books ain’t pulled and persuaded And that even the nobles get properly handled Once that the cops have chased after and caught ’em And that...

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2016-17 Budget and Long-Term Projectionss

2016-17 Budget and Long-Term Projectionss

By Dan Carson (The following is a memo from Dan Carson to the Finance and Budget Commission. The bullet points listed at the beginning of this analysis were adopted by the Finance and Budget Commission at last Monday’s meeting.) Quick Summary of Findings: In general, the proposed 2016-17 budget is reasonable and sound and...

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Unusual 2nd Preliminary Hearing Held in Angels’ Assault Case

Unusual 2nd Preliminary Hearing Held in Angels’ Assault Case

by Satyen Bhatia The preliminary hearing for Juan and Salvador Angel was held Wednesday, June 17, for a second time. The prosecution of the defendants is following a domestic dispute that police responded to in the early morning hours of April 4, 2016. Juan Manuel Angel and his younger brother Salvador Angel are charged...

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Sunday Commentary: Overcoming the Lack of Trust

Jun 19, 2016
Sunday Commentary: Overcoming the Lack of Trust

In last week’s Sunday Commentary I noted that “Lack of Trust is Slowing Us Down,” where I cited the school board’s comment that “we move at the speed of trust.”  Here I write, “It is a phrase that suggests the pace of movement can only proceed at a rate that the public can absorb,...

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Will Preschool and Early Childhood Education Initiative Have the Votes to Go Forward?

Jun 19, 2016
Will Preschool and Early Childhood Education Initiative Have the Votes to Go Forward?

Three weeks ago there were four votes to go forward with a quarter to one-half cent sales tax that would, among other things, generate between $8.4 million (quarter-cent) to $16.8 million (half cent) for several items  “including, but not limited to, local road maintenance, improving access to and the quality of preschool and early...

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Board Awaits Chance To Set Parcel Tax

Board Awaits Chance To Set Parcel Tax

By Nicholas von Wettberg    Diplomas have been passed out to all the proud graduates of Davis Joint Unified School District (DJUSD) schools. The district’s board of education, fresh off their hiring of new superintendent Dr. John Bowes, anticipates a break of its own next month. First, though, they must attend to some last-minute...

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