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Eye on the Courts: Neighborhood Court Program is a Step in the Right Direction

Apr 22, 2013
Eye on the Courts: Neighborhood Court Program is a Step in the Right Direction

You will not find many more critical of this District Attorney's office than this site.  However, we believe that the District Attorney's office deserve real credit in taking a program that has worked successfully in San Francisco, added true restorat...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Lessons that need to be learned for our schools to move forward

Apr 21, 2013
Commentary: Lessons that need to be learned for our schools to move forward

On Thursday night the school district made the formal decision to pull back on the idea of reconfiguration, moving the ninth grade to Davis High School, and instead embarked on a broader concept of a consultant driven strategic plan that would guide ...

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Davis Vanguard
UC Davis’ Picnic Day has earned its stay

Apr 21, 2013
UC Davis’ Picnic Day has earned its stay

It will be some time before we get the official police statistics from Picnic Day this year, but I think I can save people the trouble.  The record will show that people were ticketed for drinking too much.  Some disturbed the peace.  I saw a case...

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Davis Vanguard
County Clerk Responds to Charges of Election Bias

Apr 21, 2013
County Clerk Responds to Charges of Election Bias

Last week we reported on the allegation by John Munn, the listed plaintiff in the lawsuit against the city's water process, who wrote an op-ed a week ago arguing that "the election outcome was influenced by Yolo County Elections Office mailing procedur...

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All-American Barn

Apr 20, 2013
All-American Barn

The last in my series of high clouds and bare hills between the Delta and the back side of Mt. Diablo.   Hope you enjoyed.  I'm thinking of using one of them in my calendar but right now I'm not sure which one.

Davis Vanguard
My View: Guns Don’t Make Us Safer

Apr 20, 2013
My View: Guns Don’t Make Us Safer

This week, lost in the furor over the Boston Marathon Bombings and the captivating manhunt on Thursday night and Friday, was the fact that Senators caved on simple legislation that nearly 90 percent of the population, including many members of the NRA ...

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Davis Vanguard
Texas Prosecutor Arrested and Faces Criminal Charges for Concealing Evidence of Morton’s Innocence

Apr 20, 2013
Texas Prosecutor Arrested and Faces Criminal Charges for Concealing Evidence of Morton’s Innocence

A turning point has perhaps been reached in terms of the handling of prosecutorial misconduct.  It was 2011 when the US Supreme Court overturned a multimillion dollar civil verdict for John Thompson, who spent years in prison as New Orleans prosecut...

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Davis Vanguard
Follow Up Commentary: Davis Fire Calls for Service

Apr 20, 2013
Follow Up Commentary: Davis Fire Calls for Service

On Friday the Vanguard covered a story developing in Los Angeles where the fire chief has made the controversial proposal of transferring firefighters to work on ambulances given the changing needs of the fire station. This week, Los Angeles' fire c...

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Bamboo and More
Ganna Walska Lotusland 5

Ganna Walska Lotusland 5

← Ganna Walka Lotusland 4 CACTUS GARDEN The last garden I visited at Lotusland is also the last one that was installed. Its beginnings, however, go back many decades. Cactus aficionado Merritt Sigsbee Dunlap started his collection in 1929 and in 1966...

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Alameda Farmscape

Apr 19, 2013
Alameda Farmscape

I was surprised to see such a large patch of wild mustard still blooming in front of this farm in Alameda County earlier this week.  It made for a cheery late-spring look with the nice shade of blue and high clouds. 

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