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Nov 18, 2014

MUSIC   Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Nov. 18, 8 p.m., prices vary Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts Grammy-winning trumpeter Irvin Mayfield will lead the 18-piece New Orlean Jazz Orchestra through New Orleans musical classics and works by Basie and Ellington. There will be a 7 p.m. pre-performance talk in...

Davis Vanguard
A Good Weekend for Innovation, Startups and Economic Development

By Michael Bisch “This means that the city will have to maintain strong fiscal discipline lest the dramatic recent improvements in its fiscal condition be allowed to unravel. Moreover, the city must continue to be entrepreneurial and search out opportunities to gain additional revenues to support needed public services. This includes pursuing its aggressive...

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The California Aggie
Volunteers, artists, Davis residents support unique local museum

Nov 18, 2014

A little over a year ago, a man carried a 89-pound iron ball into the Hattie Weber Museum, located on C Street in Downtown Davis. The iron ball had sat atop Davis’s first water tower, previously functioning as a lightning rod. The man’s father-in-law, who was moving to a rest home, told the volunteers...

The California Aggie
Davis non-profit FARM plants winter vegetables to donate

Nov 18, 2014

Members from the non-profit FARM Davis gathered Saturday on Valdora Street in South Davis to plant vegetables. FARM Davis is a non-profit organization dedicated to growing and donating fresh, local food in order to help homeless or low-income individuals obtain healthy produce. Robyn Waxman founded the organization and wrote her master’s thesis about it...

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Davis Vanguard
Joy Ride Turns Dangerous

by Jordan Lee, Antoinnette Borbon and Elaine Gabriel. A 21-year-old Oregon man allegedly stole a Chevy Silverado in Oregon and was on his way to Southern California with two friends when California Highway Patrol attempted to pull him over for speeding. Instead of pulling over, Mr. Taylor began a 40-mile high-speed car chase that...

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UC Davis researchers discover fossils that fill missing evolutionary gap

Nov 18, 2014

On Nov. 5, UC Davis released that a team led by campus researchers discovered the first fossil of an amphibious ichthyosaur that fills a missing part of the dinosaurs’ evolutionary period. The fossil represents the transition from land to sea in the evolutionary history of ichthyosaurs, marine reptiles from the Age of Dinosaurs. “Ichthyosaurs...

The California Aggie
UC students protest against proposed tuition hike

Nov 18, 2014

The ASUCD and a coalition of student organizations and labor unions have called UC Davis students to gather on the Quad for a campuswide protest on Nov. 18 at noon against the possible tuition hike. Event coordinators expect upwards of 1,500 students to participate. The action is a response to University of California (UC)...

Davis Vanguard
Defense Seeks to Avoid a Rush to Judgment Verdict

by Antoinnette Borbon  In the state’s case against a young man from Oregon who allegedly led authorities on a dangerously high-speed chase, jurors were probed about the ability to make a sound decision without exercising a “rush to judgment verdict.” During jury selection today, Public Defender Dan Hutchinson along with Deputy District Attorney, Matt Demura, questioned the...

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Davis Vanguard
The Innocence of Ajay Dev

The Innocence of Ajay Dev

By Patty Pursell (Editor’s note: This was the speech delivered by Patty Pursell in accepting the Vanguard Justice Award for her work on behalf of Ajay Dev) I cannot thank David Greenwald enough for starting the Judicial Watch and for bringing to the forefront some of the problems that need addressing in our current...

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Davis Vanguard
Support for the Davis Downtown

Nov 18, 2014

“We, the undersigned organizations, appreciate the ongoing support and partnership we enjoy with Davis Downtown.  Many thanks for all you do for the Davis community!” -ASUCD, Armando Figueroa -ASUCD Picnic Day Committee, Grace Scott -Cal Aggie Alumni Association, Jane Eadie -City of Davis, Community Development Dept., Mike Webb -City of Davis, Chief Innovation Officer,...

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