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California Approves Firearm Violence Research to Fill Gap Left by Congressional Restrictions

California Approves Firearm Violence Research to Fill Gap Left by Congressional Restrictions

$5 million in state budget for University of California-based center (Press Release from Senator Wolk’s Office) – California’s State Legislature voted late yesterday to establish a firearm violence research center at the University of California, filling the gap left by Congressional restrictions on firearms research, four days after the deadliest mass shooting in American...

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#DisarmHate.

#DisarmHate.

By Scott Ragsdale Omar Mateen kills 49 people with an assault rifle that was banned from civilian use until 2004.  It takes the 9th longest filibuster in the senates history, by a Marine vet, for debate to reach the floor – first debate and vote in a decade. Free market gun advocates and their conservative...

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Commentary: What Disappointing End to MRIC Means for Big Picture of Economic Development in Davis

Jun 17, 2016
Commentary: What Disappointing End to MRIC Means for Big Picture of Economic Development in Davis

In the spring of 2014, Davis had three projects on the front burner to create the space needed for an economic development program, which appeared to have a world of possibility for this community.  With the apparent defeat of Nishi at the polls and the withdrawal now of both the Davis Innovation Center and...

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Organics Collection Cart Delivery Starts on Monday, June 20

Organics Collection Cart Delivery Starts on Monday, June 20

(from city of Davis press release) – The carts are coming! The current system of collecting yard material loose in the street is changing to a hybrid system of yard material piles and organics carts. Once the Organics Collection Program begins in July, all residents and businesses in Davis will have access to food...

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SteelRiver Invests in Renewable Innovator, Sierra Energy

SteelRiver Invests in Renewable Innovator, Sierra Energy

(from press release) – SteelRiver Infrastructure Fund North America (“SRIFNA”) announces an investment in renewable innovator, Davis-based Sierra Energy, acquiring a minority interest in its holding company. Sierra Energy powers homes and fuels cars with waste. Focused on creating carbon-negative energy solutions, Sierra Energy’s FastOx® gasifier is now under construction in partnership with the...

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A Step Backward for Justice Reform

A Step Backward for Justice Reform

By Jeff Adachi Setting policy is a lot like making sausage: We want to see the cleanly packaged result rather than the gory process. But last week, Gov. Jerry Brown did something so undemocratic, we can’t look away. He slipped a last-minute bill into the state budget that has been rejected numerous times. Senate...

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Shoplifting Trial Wraps Up in Yolo County Court

Shoplifting Trial Wraps Up in Yolo County Court

by Prince Sahota Witnesses Testify in Shoplifting Trial The trial of Delvonte Slaughter reconvened with the testimony of an eyewitness, West Sacramento police officers and a crime scene investigator.  The prosecution of the defendant follows a shoplifting incident at Capital City Loan & Jewelry on April 27, 2015. The prosecutor questioned “Mr. S,” the...

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Breaking News: MRIC Pulls Out

Jun 16, 2016
Breaking News: MRIC Pulls Out

After making a late effort to put the Mace Ranch Innovation Center in a stripped down version on the ballot for November, the developers have sent a letter pulling out and effectively for now ending their proposal. On Tuesday night we were pleased and excited to present a proposal which we had carefully crafted...

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Commentary: Measure R Has Not Produced a Good Community Planning Process

Jun 16, 2016
Commentary: Measure R Has Not Produced a Good Community Planning Process

As I write this, the Vanguard has learned that Mace Ranch Innovation Center has withdrawn its proposal.  The Vanguard will have more on this development as information becomes available. Here I want to draw on some thoughts about how Nishi worked and now about the MRIC process.  There are those who have argued that...

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Student Housing Concerns Come Out During Sterling Discussion

Jun 16, 2016
Student Housing Concerns Come Out During Sterling Discussion

The main purpose of the item on Tuesday night on Sterling dealt with the structuring of alternatives for the EIR (Environmental Impact Report) for the apartment housing proposal at the current site of the FamiliesFirst facility on 5th Street in Davis. Sterling Apartments is a proposed redevelopment of the former FamiliesFirst site located at...

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