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Sansevieria flower surprise

Sansevieria flower surprise

I love houseplants.

In other people’s houses.

Myself, I’m terrible with them because I always seem to forget to water them. Plus, I hate dealing with the inevitable pests that houseplants attract.

Having said that, I’ve had a few plants sneak indoors in the last few years....

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Crowdfunding: Why We Need a Court Watch Program

Sep 14, 2016
Crowdfunding: Why We Need a Court Watch Program

Help out crowdfunding campaign with a donation of $5 or $10 today.  Log on here: http://GoFundMe.com/yolojustice

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Board of Supervisors Allow Field and Pond Appeal to Go Through on a 4-1 Vote

Sep 14, 2016
Board of Supervisors Allow Field and Pond Appeal to Go Through on a 4-1 Vote

After two hours of public comment that seemed relatively evenly divided between those who supported the Field & Pond Bed and Breakfast and event center and those who strongly opposed it, the Board of Supervisors, clearly looked for the “win-win” in which a compromise could grant Dahvie James and Phil Watt their event center...

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Analysis: New Data Demonstrate Fewer Students Have Access to a Vehicle

Sep 14, 2016
Analysis: New Data Demonstrate Fewer Students Have Access to a Vehicle

A discussion on the number of parking spaces needed for an apartment complex on Olive Drive, led to the Vanguard presenting data from the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies that found in terms of mode share of getting to campus, only 30 percent of the 36,000 who traveled to campus used a car,...

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Final Witness Testified in the Samantha Green Trial

Sep 14, 2016
Final Witness Testified in the Samantha Green Trial

by Jade Wolansky The afternoon session in Department 14 began with Dr. Joan Gerbasi, the prosecution’s expert witness. Dr. Gerbasi is certified in clinical and forensic psychiatry. She also serves as chief psychiatrist at the California Medical Center state prison in Vacaville. Dr. Gerbasi concluded Ms. Green went to Knights Landing because she was...

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Meet School Board Candidate Poppenga For Coffee, Home Mixer, and Forum

Sep 14, 2016
Meet School Board Candidate Poppenga For Coffee, Home Mixer, and Forum

School Board candidate Bob Poppenga invites the public to meet him on three different occasions this week. On Friday, September 16 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., join Bob at Mishka’s Coffee & Tea in downtown Davis at 610 Second Street. On Saturday, September 17 from 4 to 6 p.m., meet Bob at the...

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Wednesday Vignette: Victoria, BC tulip house in the summer

Wednesday Vignette: Victoria, BC tulip house in the summer

On our whirlwind trip to Victoria, British Columbia in April we happened to drive by a Dutch-style house surrounded by an ocean of tulips (see here and here). I don't think I had ever seen so many tulips in one place. I wouldn't be surprised if accidents happen...

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Nishi Lost, So Why is the Lawsuit Against It Going Forward?

Sep 13, 2016
Nishi Lost, So Why is the Lawsuit Against It Going Forward?

There have been a number of lawsuits filed against projects in Davis this year.  Back on July 12, sources suggested that the suit against the hotel conference center would settle, but that settlement was apparently not agreed to during a closed session meeting of the city council and there was “no reportable action” on...

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Governor Signs Historic Farmworker OT Protection with Little Fanfare

Sep 13, 2016
Governor Signs Historic Farmworker OT Protection with Little Fanfare

On Monday Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1066 with little fanfare, a spokesperson told the media, “we are letting the signature speak for itself.”  The bill written by San Diego Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, calls for new overtime rules to be phased in over a four year period beginning in 2019. Currently, the state has...

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Green Trial heading Towards Closing Arguments

Green Trial heading Towards Closing Arguments

By Charles Schwartz The motive as to the probative value of whether or not Samantha Green did in fact murder her two-year old son, Justice Rees, has already been litigated. The trial continued on the morning of September 12th 2016 and the jury is planned to deliver a final verdict later this week on...

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