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The Old CRC

Apr 10, 2015
The Old CRC

I love this bridge.  The old Columbia River I-5 crossing.  Also the current Columbia River Crossing.  When we first moved here there was legislation in the works to replace this old bridge with a sleeker, wider, faster bridge including l...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: A Chilling Glimpse into the Murder

Apr 10, 2015

When you listen to Joseph Hein calling 911, you get an eerie feeling that you are getting a small window into the mind of someone who has not only done the unthinkable but who is about to end his own life. His voice is calm, but short. If you listen carefully, you can detect...

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Davis Vanguard
Walter Scott’s Killing Is a Direct Result of the Current State of Policing in America Today

Apr 10, 2015
Walter Scott’s Killing Is a Direct Result of the Current State of Policing in America Today

By Ezekiel Edwards It’s déjà vu. And it’s also a nightmare. Police gunning down unarmed black men and boys is an American horror film that keeps getting replayed. Except that it isn’t a movie you can turn off: It’s a painful, outrageous, and unacceptable reality. The latest iteration is the execution of Walter Scott...

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Davis Vanguard
Closing Arguments in Davis Hit and Run Murder Trial

Closing Arguments in Davis Hit and Run Murder Trial

By Jackie Snyder and Lauren King The trial of Armando Gonzalez prepared to wrap up on the morning of April 9, 2015.  The majority of the morning session was dedicated to counsel, allowing them to make last minute changes on certain exhibits, in order for the exhibits to be  entered into evidence.  Judge Richardson...

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Bamboo and More
Quick tour of the San Diego Botanic Garden

Quick tour of the San Diego Botanic Garden

At 37 acres, the San Diego Botanic Garden (SDBG) isn’t immense but it still takes time to explore the 30+ distinct gardens that are accessible via four miles of trails. Since we only had half a day, we had to prioritize and ended up skipping the areas that weren’t that compelling to...

Davis Vanguard
Buy Your Tickets: Family Court Crisis, May 9

Apr 9, 2015
Buy Your Tickets: Family Court Crisis, May 9

On Saturday, May 9 from 6 to 8 pm at the Davis Community Church, the Vanguard Court Watch of Yolo County presents “Family Court Crisis: Who Will Protect the Children.” The event features Kathleen Russell as the keynote speakers. Ms. Russell helped to found the Center for Judicial Excellence in 2006, as a non-profit...

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Davis Vanguard
Police Release 911 Recording of Murder-Suicide

Apr 9, 2015
Police Release 911 Recording of Murder-Suicide

The Davis Police have released a copy of the 911 recording the murder-suicide where Joseph Hein shot himself and rommate Whitney Engler at their home on Glacier Drive.  As it turned out Mr. Hein was calmly explaining to dispatcher what he himself had done and what was about to do. Listen here: WS700788 Dispatch:...

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The California Aggie
Adopt-a-Park information night to take place Thursday

Davis Police Department, Parks and Community Service Department discuss volunteer opportunities with Willow Creek residents Tonight from 5-7 p.m., the Davis Parks and Community Service Department and Davis Police Department (DPD) will be holding an information night at Willow Creek Park for their adopt-a-park program. Every three weeks, meetings are held at local parks...

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The California Aggie
Gov. Brown imposes statewide mandatory water restrictions for municipalities

Restriction in response to record lows of snowpack, projected indefinite drought On April 1 Governor Jerry Brown announced the first statewide emergency mandatory water restriction which aims to reduce municipalities’ water usage. The water restriction would enforce a 25 percent reduction in water usage, projected to save 1.5 acre-feet of water over the next...

The California Aggie
ASUCD officials contemplate UCSA paid membership amid budget cuts

With the deadline for the executive office’s budget proposal quickly approaching, newly seated ASUCD president Mariah Watson is gearing up to draft a minimum of $50,000 in budget cuts. Watson must provide a comprehensive set of budget recommendations by week six of this quarter. As a result of senate’s passage of Senate Bill 46...

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