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Two Years After: Daniel Marsh’s Motivation for Murder

Apr 14, 2015
Two Years After: Daniel Marsh’s Motivation for Murder

By Lloyd Billingsley On April 14, 2013, Daniel Marsh, 15, murdered Claudia Maupin, 76, and Oliver “Chip” Northup, 87, in their Cowell Boulevard residence in south Davis. After a lengthy trial, a Yolo County jury found Marsh guilty of first degree murder and judge David Reed sentenced him to 52 years to life. Even...

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The War on (Poor) Women

Apr 14, 2015

By Claire Goldstene The use of women’s sexuality to diminish their place in the public sphere through restricted access to reproductive healthcare has rightly been called a war on women.  Notoriously, former Missouri representative Todd Akin, during his unsuccessful 2012 U.S. Senate campaign, explained his opposition to abortion in cases of rape by saying,...

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Fern Fronds Unfurling

Apr 13, 2015
Fern Fronds Unfurling

Also from my hike through the horse trail woods.  I love seeing all the new fern fronds open.  The ferns in these woods don't open in the most symmetrical of ways, which is too bad.  The unroll more like a broken party horn at a child's ...

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Eye on the Courts: Why So Few Police Officers Are Charged with Fatal Shooting

Apr 13, 2015
Eye on the Courts: Why So Few Police Officers Are Charged with Fatal Shooting

The Washington Post this weekend in an analysis found that, of the thousands of fatal shootings by police since 2005, only 54 officers have been charged. Most of these were acquitted. Writes the Washington Post, “This analysis, based on a wide range of public records and interviews with law enforcement, judicial and other legal...

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Does Yolo County Need a Family Justice Center?

Apr 13, 2015
Does Yolo County Need a Family Justice Center?

On Sunday, the 21st annual Northern California Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Conference was held in the Veteran’s Memorial in Davis. The focus was on the Quincy Solution, best practices that dramatically reduce domestic violence crime and child abuse. One of the speakers on Sunday was Jean Jordan who was both a former District Attorney...

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Bayh-Dole: A Vital Research Catalyst

Apr 13, 2015
Bayh-Dole: A Vital Research Catalyst

By Linda P.B. Katehi Last year at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital, a two-year-old girl was admitted who was suffering from difficult-to-control and life-threatening epileptic seizures. Her condition was grave. When she was put into a medically induced coma using general anesthesia, the customary treatment for a condition known as super-refractory status epilepticus, her...

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Jumpstart Davis Mixer on Wednesday at New Pollinate Space

by Michelle Millet JumpStart Davis is holding it’s monthly mixer this coming Wednesday April 15th at the Pollinate Space at Regency Square, located at 508 Second Street. Complimentary food and drinks will be provided. This months speakers include, Elise Wong from Citrus Circuits, Niki Peterson, from the UCD Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Mike...

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Bamboo and More
Ruth Bancroft Garden 2015 spring plant sale: bigger, better, and longer

Ruth Bancroft Garden 2015 spring plant sale: bigger, better, and longer

Yesterday (April 11, 2015) was the 2015 spring plant sale at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, CA. Or, to be more correct, it was the start of the spring plant sale. For the first time, the plant sale will run for six days. If you weren’t able to make...

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Beauty

Apr 12, 2015
Beauty

Definitely in the eye of the beholder. It was the light that drew me to this trillium flower. Of all the trillium blooming at the horse trails right now, this one was in the best light. I have to say though that once it caught my eye, I was captivated ...

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Sunday Commentary: Does Davis Really Control Its Own Destiny?

Apr 12, 2015
Sunday Commentary: Does Davis Really Control Its Own Destiny?

Mike Fitch in his book on Davis, Growing Pains, describes Mace Ranch as “a disturbing challenge.” He writes, “Davis was unprepared in 1986 for a high-stakes political showdown over development along its borders, and its slow-growth policies were largely to blame. The crisis came swiftly, without much warning, demonstrating that the growth-control policies were...

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