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Veltheimia capensis finally blooming

Veltheimia capensis finally blooming

While I’m not a collector of South African bulbs like Albuca, Brunsvigia, Boophane, Nerine, etc., I bought several veltheimias a few years ago—both Veltheimia capensis and Veltheimia bracteata, the only two species in the genus.

None of them had ever bloomed. Until this week. My Veltheimia capensis finally sent up a...

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Bamboo and More
Veltheimia capensis finally blooming

Veltheimia capensis finally blooming

While I’m not a collector of South African bulbs like Albuca, Brunsvigia, Boophane, Nerine, etc., I bought several veltheimias a few years ago—both Veltheimia capensis and Veltheimia bracteata, the only two species in the genus.

None of them had ever bloomed. Until this week. My Veltheimia capensis finally sent up a...

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Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Welcome to the Machine

Oct 30, 2014

I see a lot of reference to a local Democratic Machine these days. It is an interesting concept, but I’m not sure it really applies all that well. I saw a comment posted by Charlie Schaupp, who is running for Assembly against Bill Dodd. He writes, “You already know there is a political machine...

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Davis Vanguard
What is Missing in Downtown Davis?

Oct 30, 2014

by Rob White As the City of Davis begins moving forward with its next phase of supporting the city-wide innovation center strategy, staff have started doing research on activities by other cities and towns to diversify their downtown economies. Research has shown that the population in the US is in-migrating to urban cores, largely...

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Davis Vanguard
Granda Answers Attacks From The Vanguard, Discloses Fully His Personal Finances

Granda Answers Attacks From The Vanguard, Discloses Fully His Personal Finances

I am a man of principles and integrity despite the fact my political opponents attempt to put me down for my stands on the issues that are relevant to my two special interest groups, the students and the taxpayers. I have confidence in myself and I stand up for what I believe. For that...

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The California Aggie
Davis Police Department Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle voted to get sent back to U.S. government

Oct 30, 2014

On Oct. 21 the Davis City Council voted to send the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle that the Davis Police Department (DPD) acquired from military surplus back to the U.S. government. They also amended the city’s policy on acquiring military surplus equipment in the future. The two-part vote totaled 3-2 and 5-0, respectively. According...

The California Aggie
UC Davis Police Accountability Board holds first public session of the year

Oct 30, 2014

The recently-formed UC Davis Police Accountability Board (PAB) held its Fall Quarterly Meeting on Oct. 22 at the Student Community Center. The PAB was formed in May 2014 to strengthen the relationship between the campus community and UC Davis Police Department (UCDPD). The board handles complaints made against UC Davis police officers and is...

The California Aggie
President Bill Clinton headlines rally at UC Davis

Oct 30, 2014

Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, spoke to UC Davis students and community members Wednesday morning at UC Davis’ ARC Pavilion, headlining a “Get Out the Vote” rally with representatives John Garamendi (CA-03) and Ami Bera (CA-07) in advance of the Nov. 4 election. More than 4,500 people flocked to The...

Davis Vanguard
Buy Your Tickets For Prosecutorial Misconduct Event – November 15

Oct 29, 2014
Buy Your Tickets For Prosecutorial Misconduct Event – November 15

Join us on November 15, for a discussion on Prosecutorial Misconduct featuring Keynote speaker Scott Sanders. Sander is a Deputy Public Defender in Orange County who has been fighting a case where prosecutors attempted to cover up a jail informant program in violation of inmates constitutional rights (see articles: here and here). There will...

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Davis Vanguard
Meet-And-Greet With School Board Candidate Madhavi Sunder At Wagstaff Home This Sunday!

Oct 29, 2014

Meet school board candidate Madhavi Sunder at an informal gathering this Sunday, November 2, from 3 to 5 p.m. hosted by former Davis Mayor Ken Wagstaff and his wife Diane.  Also at the Wagstaffs home will be school board candidates Barbara Archer and Bob Poppenga.  Introducing the three candidate will be City Council member...

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