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Breaking the Silence of Racism

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Nov 16, 2012
Breaking the Silence of Racism

On Saturday December 1, the City of Davis Human Relations Commission will sponsor an event entitled, "Breaking the Silence of Racism," which will take place from 1pm to 3pm in Community Chambers, 23 Russell Blvd. Community members are invited to share...

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Davis Vanguard
Interim Fire Chief Proposes Staffing Changes For Fire Department

Nov 15, 2012
Interim Fire Chief Proposes Staffing Changes For Fire Department

Chief Suggests Way Forward to Three on An Engine - Interim Fire Chief Scott Kenley on Tuesday night presented the Davis City Council with a very thorough and massive report on the Fire Department.  While the council did not act on the informational it...

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Bamboo and More
Using “long drippy plants” to add interest to potted arrangements

Using “long drippy plants” to add interest to potted arrangements

Commenting on yesterday’s post, fellow blogger Loree of Danger Garden wanted to know what that “long drippy plant” in my arrangement was. Her choice of words made me laugh, but it is a perfect description of the plant. But before I tell you what...

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Davis Vanguard
Council Gets Inconsistent and Contradictory Legal Advice on Water

Nov 15, 2012
Council Gets Inconsistent and Contradictory Legal Advice on Water

COMMENTARY - At the October 23 city council meeting, the council listened not only to the advice of its own City Attorney Harriet Steiner, who argued against a binding vote, but the city also brought in Iris Yang from Paso Robles, at city expense, to m...

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Davis Vanguard
City Agrees on MOU with Individual Police Management Employees

Nov 15, 2012
City Agrees on MOU with Individual Police Management Employees

Councilmember Frerich Expresses Some Misgivings About the Direction of Negotiations - It is not a huge contract or a huge bargaining unit, however, by agreeing with the Individual Police Management Employees the council and city were able to set down o...

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The California Aggie
International Education Week

The campus is celebrating International Education Week through Friday. International Education Week, hosted on campus by University Outreach and International Programs (UOIP) is a national event organized by the Department of State and Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This year, UOIP is promoting how international experience...

The California Aggie
Music department to celebrate construction of new classroom and recital hall

In celebration of the start of construction for a new classroom and recital hall that is to be built on campus, the music department will be hosting an event  tomorrow at 11 a.m. The ceremony, located at the project site on First and A streets, will consist of a tractor rolling through the area...

The California Aggie
UC Davis pepper spray lawsuit awaits finalization

Written By Sasha Cotterell and Jessica Grillis Aggie News Writers  Nearly one year after the pepper spray incident at UC Davis, those directly affected are now awaiting their settlement payments. The students who were pepper sprayed and arrested filed a lawsuit at the beginning of this year and on Sept. 27 a preliminary agreement was...

The California Aggie
Civilian Oversight expert visits campus in response to pepper spray incident

In the aftermath of the Nov. 18 pepper spray incident, UC Davis community members began considering the possibility of developing a civilian oversight committee to oversee campus police action. Currently, plans are underway to begin proposing models that would best fit UC Davis and the greater community. “Oversight in its many forms provides accountability...

The California Aggie
New UC Berkeley chancellor appointed

University of California President Mark G. Yudof announced on Nov. 8 that he selected Nicholas B. Dirks as UC Berkeley’s 10th chancellor, succeeding Robert Birgeneau. Dirks was formerly at Columbia University as the executive vice president and dean of the faculty of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. “There was a Chancellor Search Committee...

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