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Fernandes Announces Run for Two Year DJUSD Seat

Jul 26, 2014
Fernandes Announces Run for Two Year DJUSD Seat

On Friday, School Board Trustee Alan Fernandes announced his decision to run for the remaining two years of the seat he was appointed to earlier this year. “I am running for the trustee position to continue the work of rebuilding the district for a sustainable future that I have undertaken over the past few...

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Preliminary Hearing in the Hit and Run Accident Fatality in Davis

Jul 26, 2014
Preliminary Hearing in the Hit and Run Accident Fatality in Davis

by Silvia Ramos Medina On the afternoon of July 24, 2014, in Judge Paul Richard’s courtroom, Armando Gonzalez’s preliminary hearing continued. The defendant sat in custody, and was accompanied by his attorney, Clemente Jimenez. Defendant Armando Gonzalez is being charged with felony vehicular manslaughter and hit and run. Allegedly, on February 1, 2014, the...

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Hawaii: Driving the Red Road

Hawaii: Driving the Red Road

The Red Road along the southeastern shore of Hawaii is one of those fabled American byways. Called “one of the most scenic roads in the state of Hawaii” (1), it is so far off the beaten path that relatively few tourists venture here. When I read that it “takes you through...

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Hidden Lake Reflection

Jul 25, 2014
Hidden Lake Reflection

I've just returned from a short trip to visit friends and see a National Park.  And yes, we did walk through snow in this park.  I've got a lot of photos to share, but I'm starting with this one so I can link to Weekend Reflections. I'm not s...

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Hawaii: Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii: Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is home to two active volcanoes: Mauna Loa and Kīlauea. At 323,431 acres it’s large park. Only a very small part of is accessible by car, but as you can see in this post, the places you can drive to are pretty fantastic.

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How Much of An Impact Does Measure J Actually Have

Jul 25, 2014
How Much of An Impact Does Measure J Actually Have

Last week, I ran a story on whether Measure J’s impact was overstated. There are those who believe that Measure J and its successor in 2010, Measure R, have strangled the city’s ability to grow. The nature of growth in Davis has always been cyclical and I found a line in Mike Fitch’s history...

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Analysis: It’s No Wonder Why People Are Confused…

Jul 25, 2014
Analysis: It’s No Wonder Why People Are Confused…

I recall back to a discussion in college about the “big-lie” which is an interesting propaganda tactic where the concept was that no one could believe that someone could have the audacity to distort the truth so infamously. For me, the bigger problem isn’t the big lie in the modern age, though it still...

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Before Closing Arguments in Jull Case

Jul 25, 2014
Before Closing Arguments in Jull Case

by Silvia Ramos Medina On the afternoon of July 24, 2014, several witnesses were called in the case of Leona Jull. The defendant is charged with felony theft of $30,000 from Woodland’s Fourth and Hope, a homeless shelter. The defendant was the former executive director at Fourth and Hope. After a short recess, Defense...

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Hawaii: Uncle Robert’s night market in Kalapana

Hawaii: Uncle Robert’s night market in Kalapana

Entirely by accident, Wednesday turned out to be the day of the farmers market. After thoroughly enjoying the Hilo farmers market in the late morning, we went to the night market at Uncle Robert’s in Kalapana Village, about 20 minutes from our house in Pahoa. It had been highly recommended, and in...

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Innovation Centers – FAQ Part 2

Jul 24, 2014
Innovation Centers – FAQ Part 2

By Rob White As a continuation of the article last week on Frequently Asked Questions, I offer some information, resources and experienced thoughts on the who, what, where, when and how (and even why) of an innovation center concept in Davis. Again, we shouldn’t be avoiding the hard questions in discussing the innovation centers…...

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