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Lake Merwin Boat Ramp

Dec 12, 2014
Lake Merwin Boat Ramp

The Lewis River flows from Mt. Adams down to the Columbia River, and technically I think Lake Merwin is just the name for a dammed up portion of the river. Three adjacent dams form Lakes Merwin, Yale, and Swift, and the road to Gifford Pinchot National...

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Sheriff Prieto Releases Employee Survey Showing Half Fear Retaliation if They Speak Out

Dec 12, 2014
Sheriff Prieto Releases Employee Survey Showing Half Fear Retaliation if They Speak Out

On Wednesday, Sheriff Ed Prieto released the results of an internal employee survey that resulted from June’s Grand Jury report that criticized the Sheriff’s Office particularly in his personnel operations. The result would appear to suggest morale problems and fear of retaliation pervading the sheriff’s organization. The survey found that more than one-quarter of...

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Second Jump Start Davis Meet Up Features Voterprep

Dec 12, 2014
Second Jump Start Davis Meet Up Features Voterprep

On Wednesday, December 17, at 6:30 pm, the second Jumpstart Davis meetup will be hosted by Sophia’s Thai Kitchen. It will feature Bob Fung of Voterprep and Kyle Cobb of Greenbotics. The Vanguard will be profiling both, starting with Bob Fung. Voterprep “is a web application that helps voters quickly make informed voting decisions....

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Jumpstart Davis Cocktail Hour

Dec 12, 2014

On December 17th at 6:30pm, Sophia’s Thai Kitchen will be hosting the second “Jumpstart Davis” networking event, a monthly mixer designed to strengthen and encourage the local startup community.  The event will bring together entrepreneurs from all walks of life. “Jumpstart Davis”, a spontaneous grassroots effort, firmly believes Davis has all the ingredients necessary to...

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Report: Conviction Integrity Units Form Vital Link For Reform Efforts

Dec 12, 2014
Report: Conviction Integrity Units Form Vital Link For Reform Efforts

In October of this year, Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that his office has created “a Conviction Integrity Unit to review all post conviction assertions of innocence.” In the press release, the DA wrote, “As the United States Supreme Court recognized in Berger v. United States, the aim of the prosecutor ‘is...

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Raising the Stakes – Help Us Match a $2000 Donation by Christmas

Dec 11, 2014
Raising the Stakes – Help Us Match a $2000 Donation by Christmas

We have been making slow and steady progress on expanding our base of subscribers to 100 by the end of the month. That effort will continue – and if you can help us out by donating as little as $10 a month, please do so. However, in the course of our solicitations, we got...

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The Seven Wins of Innovation

Dec 11, 2014

by Rob White In an article published in the Harvard Business Review in August 2002, author Peter F. Drucker talks about the “seven areas of opportunity” in creating innovation ecosystems in companies. The article, aptly named “The Discipline of Innovation,” discusses how “despite much discussion these days of the ‘entrepreneurial personality,’” few entrepreneurs seem...

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The California Aggie
Sacramento Sheriff’s Toy Project helps families in need during holiday season

Dec 11, 2014

The holidays are a difficult time for many low-income families, and the Sacramento Sheriff’s Toy Project, along with other organizations, is helping to alleviate some of the stress associated with providing holiday gifts for children. Since 1985, the Sheriff’s Toy Project, organized by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD), has collected food, toys and...

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The California Aggie
Sacramento Sheriff’s Toy Project helps families in need during holiday season

Dec 11, 2014

The holidays are a difficult time for many low-income families, and the Sacramento Sheriff’s Toy Project, along with other organizations, is helping to alleviate some of the stress associated with providing holiday gifts for children. Since 1985, the Sheriff’s Toy Project, organized by the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD), has collected food, toys and...

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Davis Vanguard
Are Police Body Camera’s the Way to Go to Protect Police and Citizens?

Dec 11, 2014

In the wake of Ferguson, we have had a nationwide discussion on issues focusing on police accountability and oversight. One idea that has emerged has been requiring police to wear police body cameras – cameras that clip on to an officer’s uniform and record audio and video of the officer’s interactions with the public....

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