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Administration, ASUCD streamlining efforts to raise sexual assault awareness, advocacy

Oct 16, 2014

On Sept. 28, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill No. 967, redefining sexual consent on California college campuses. Commonly known as the “Yes Means Yes” bill, No. 967 is the first of its kind to clearly define consent, as it requires “an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity,” excluding a...

The California Aggie
News in Brief: Legislation that would have provided significant funding for California universities vetoed

Oct 16, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed part of the Budget Act of 2014 (AB 1476) in early September, denying the state’s public universities heavy funding. The bill would have allocated $100 million apiece the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems. This funding for UC and CSU universities was conditional and dependent on...

The California Aggie
UC Davis continues implementation of Drought Action Response Plan

Oct 16, 2014

In January 2014, the California State Department of Water Resources announced a drought emergency for California. California Governor Jerry Brown called on the state to conserve water and created a goal for all Californians to reduce their water usage by 20 percent. This past April, in response to the drought emergency, UC Davis released...

Davis Vanguard
Join Families For Madhavi Sunder For School Board At A Meet-And-Greet In West Davis On Sunday, October 19

Oct 16, 2014

With less than three weeks to go until the election, Madhavi Sunder and her team of parent volunteers to reach out to constituents.   Pictured here are Madhavi with members of her campaign steering committee, Mario Salvagno and Daniel Parrella, captured by Rik Keller Photography. Please join Madhavi for a meet-and-greet in West Davis hosted...

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River’s Edge

Oct 16, 2014
River’s Edge

Here's my final photo from our hike along the Netarts River outside of Tillamook. It happens to be the first photo I took too. I would have liked to place these rocks differently, but the large rock is half in the water and half on land, so this image ...

Davis Vanguard
Analysis: Should Davis Push For More Density at Mace Ranch Innovation Center?

Oct 16, 2014
Analysis: Should Davis Push For More Density at Mace Ranch Innovation Center?

As the official applications – first by the Mace Ranch Innovation Center and today by the Davis Innovation Center come in, it allows us to start evaluating the actual proposals rather than the innovation park concepts in general. One of the critical issues will be density. As anyone familiar with Interland, located south of...

Davis Vanguard
An Attitude of Abundance

Oct 16, 2014

by Rob White During my time writing for the Davis Vanguard, I have mentioned several times the idea of abundance. And rightfully so, commenters and readers alike have asked me (both on and off the blog) what I mean when I say that. Though I am not sure of the exact time of when...

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Davis Vanguard
UC Davis Fire Department Annual Report 2013-14

Oct 16, 2014
UC Davis Fire Department Annual Report 2013-14

The following are excerpts from the 2013-14, UC Davis Fire Department Annual Report.  To view the full report and graphics – please click here. MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF 2013-2014 was a year of hard work and collaboration for the UC Davis Fire Department. In September, a boundary drop with the City of Davis Fire...

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Davis Vanguard
Streetlights Revisited October 2014 – Part One

By Barbara Clowers In January of this year, the city of Davis entered into a contract with Siemens to retrofit the city’s high pressure sodium street lights with LED lamp heads to be placed on existing poles. This project did not have to go through a competitive bidding process because the savings to the...

Bamboo and More
October update: Mangave ‘Bloodspot’ and Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’

October update: Mangave ‘Bloodspot’ and Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’

As you may remember from an earlier post, one of my Mangave ‘Bloodspot’ (Agave macroacantha × Manfreda maculosa) had gone into flower and the 5x5 ft. Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’ by the front door was looking like it would, too.

Time for an update to see how the two of them are...

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