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Jury Acquits on Vehicle Theft Charge

Jul 14, 2016
Jury Acquits on Vehicle Theft Charge

By Sophie Marconi and Ribhu Singh On July 13th at approximately 2 pm in department 10 Joshua Savage was convicted for 3 out of the 5 charges that he was originally charged with, including driving under the influence of alcohol, driving at a BA of .08 or above, and driving with a suspended or...

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Police and Defendant Testify in Burglary Trial

Jul 14, 2016
Police and Defendant Testify in Burglary Trial

By Prince Sahota The trial of the People v. Juarez concluded evidence this July 13, 2016.  The trial took place after an alleged burglary which took place in Winters, California in October of 2014.  Property was taken from inside the home as well as a Pontiac GTO while the home was vandalized.  The defendant...

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LRDP Remains a Critical Issue for the Community and Council

Jul 13, 2016
LRDP Remains a Critical Issue for the Community and Council

An item about the formation of a council subcommittee on UC Davis’ Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) spawned a broad community discussion, which prompted the council to consider a City-UC Davis standing subcommittee as well. As the staff report notes, “Before UC Davis embarks on the next steps in the development of the LRDP...

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Changing of the Guard with the City Council

Jul 13, 2016
Changing of the Guard with the City Council

On Tuesday night, the city of Davis and the city council said goodbye to Dan Wolk, whose tenure of five and a half years on the council ended.  Meanwhile, Robb Davis was sworn in as the new mayor, Will Arnold as the councilmember replacing his longtime friend on the council, and Lucas Frerichs was...

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UC Davis to Build 1st 50 Homes for Faculty and Staff at West Village by 2018

UC Davis to Build 1st 50 Homes for Faculty and Staff at West Village by 2018

By BreAnda Northcutt UC Davis announced that it will re-engage with its plan to build housing units for faculty and staff in West Village, a planned zero-net-energy community that sits on university property. The project is designed to help recruit and retain employees faced with the high cost of housing in the Davis area...

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Defendant Claims He Did Not Know Vehicle Was Stolen

Defendant Claims He Did Not Know Vehicle Was Stolen

By Sarah Gregory The defense in the case against Joshua Matthew Savage argued that the defendant was too drunk to comprehend that the vehicle he was driving had been stolen. The trial of Mr. Savage began on the morning of July 12, 2016.  The trial involves an incident where the defendant was found driving...

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Limited Affordable Housing Opportunities For Students

Jul 12, 2016
Limited Affordable Housing Opportunities For Students

A month ago a couple of students came forward during the discussion on Sterling Apartments to point out the limited opportunities for housing for low income students.  The issue of affordable housing in general is complex – with an overlapping array of rules and jurisdictions depending on the type of site it is. According...

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Analysis: What to Make of Study on Police Shootings and Use of Force

Jul 12, 2016
Analysis: What to Make of Study on Police Shootings and Use of Force

The headline in the New York Times read “Surprising New Evidence Shows Bias in Police Use of Force but Not in Shootings” and the researcher, Harvard Economic Professor Roland Fryer, calls it “the most surprising result of my career.” The take home message, “A new study confirms that black men and women are treated...

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Pulled Over by the Police While Legally Armed

Jul 12, 2016
Pulled Over by the Police While Legally Armed

By Jason D. Williamson Last summer, in the wake of the arrest and tragic death of Sandra Bland, following what should have been a routine traffic stop in Prairie View, Texas, I encouraged readers to understand their legal rights, but cautioned them not to “give the police an excuse to mistreat or pile...

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Monday Morning Thoughts III: Revisiting Innovation Centers

Jul 11, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts III: Revisiting Innovation Centers

The discussion on the Purdue Innovation District got off track from where I hoped it will go, so I will revisit the issue here to focus on potential avenues that our Davis leadership, along with UC Davis and private partnerships, should consider exploring. The idea of a similar partnership among a private investor or...

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