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DA Declines to Refile in Repo Man Case

DA Declines to Refile in Repo Man Case

by Antoinnette Borbon The Vanguard learned that Mr. and Mrs. Guillermo Bonilla had an eye witness to who took the “notorious dollies,” but the man was never allowed to testify due to the witnesses criminal record, they stated. This evidence if allowed, could have dismissed the Grand Theft charges on all three defendants. But...

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The California Aggie
Study reveals that online classes don’t necessarily yield positive results

May 11, 2015

A recent study conducted by Cassandra Hart, an assistant professor in the UC Davis School of Education, and education doctoral students Michael Hill and Elizabeth Friedmann found that student grades and completion rates of community college students are lower when they take online courses as opposed to face-to-face classes. The researchers studied students who...

The California Aggie
This Week in Senate

On April 23, the ASUCD senate meeting began with a call to order. During Appointments and Confirmations, senate confirmed former ASUCD senator Gareth Smythe as the new vice president, following former vice president Robyn Huey’s recent resignation. Senate also confirmed two new Outreach Assembly members. During Unit Director Reports, the unit directors of the...

Davis Vanguard
Monday Morning Thoughts: Slow Down on the Sports Park Vision

May 11, 2015
Monday Morning Thoughts: Slow Down on the Sports Park Vision

I must admit I was caught off-guard when I saw the bold headline in the paper yesterday morning (Wolk’s ‘Renew Davis’ Resurrects Sports Park Vision). I would soon find out I was not the only one getting several messages about it. Aside from the article and especially the headline reading more like a campaign...

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The Austin Story

By Linda P.B. Katehi  In my series of articles on UC Davis and the role it plays in our local and regional economies, I want to draw attention to another university often held up as a model for its far-reaching economic impact. According to a 2014 paper published by the University of Texas’ Bureau...

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Eye on the Courts: Why Bail Reform Could Be the Key to Changing the System

May 11, 2015
Eye on the Courts: Why Bail Reform Could Be the Key to Changing the System

Of all of the problems that face our current criminal justice system, one may have to go down the list to think about bail reform – however, it is both a bigger problem and a bigger inequity than one might think. A large percentage of the population that is held in jails currently are...

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary II: Microaggressions and Groundhog Day

May 10, 2015

In the movie “Groundhog Day,” the main character, played by Bill Murray, is forced to relive February 2 in Punxsutawney, PA, over and over again. At first, he believes it was an odd occurrence, but as the day repeated itself the character sunk further and further into despair. He eventually would emerge – using...

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Sunday Commentary: Will Voters Support Innovation Parks Absent Economic Crisis?

May 10, 2015

As the discussion on Innovation Parks emerged over the last year or two, part of the rationale was that the economic development would bring in new property and sales tax revenue to help the city’s coffers. There are really two critical components to it. An analysis of the city’s tax base shows that it...

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My View II: Council Should Be Cautious About Raising Employee Compensation

May 9, 2015
My View II: Council Should Be Cautious About Raising Employee Compensation

The rumor this week is that, with the city pushing into the black and restoring its general fund reserve, the council will give city employees a pay increase with the next batch of MOUs. As the Vanguard noted last week, property tax revenues will generate nearly $900,000 above the level estimated by the budget...

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My View: Baltimore Prosecutor May Have Overcharged, But That’s What Prosecutors Do

May 9, 2015
My View: Baltimore Prosecutor May Have Overcharged, But That’s What Prosecutors Do

This is the sixth year the Vanguard Court watch has covered the Yolo County Courts. In that time there have been a lot of trials we have covered and prosecutions we have followed.   While there have been times when the Yolo County DA’s office has overstepped their bounds, for the most part the biggest...

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