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Commentary: SB 1286 Would Provide Transparency to Police Complaints

May 26, 2016
Commentary: SB 1286 Would Provide Transparency to Police Complaints

Back in April, SB 1286, sponsored by Senator Mark Leno passed its first legislative hurdle as the Senate’s Public Safety Committee voted 5-1 to advance the legislation.  California lags behind the rest of the nation in transparency when it comes to police misconduct, use of force or other instances of officer misconduct – police...

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Guest Commentary: Downtown Traffic Will Also Get Much Worse with Nishi

Guest Commentary: Downtown Traffic Will Also Get Much Worse with Nishi

By Dan Cornford The debate about the traffic impacts of the Nishi project has mostly focused on its effects on congestion through the Richards/Olive Drive intersection and into the downtown tunnel. Minimal public attention has been devoted to three other crucial traffic-related issues: 1) Traffic in Downtown Davis – This project will have serious...

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Guest Commentary: Debunking the $2400 Rental Figure in Nishi

Guest Commentary: Debunking the $2400 Rental Figure in Nishi

By Mathew Palm With a 0.2% vacancy rate, one of the lowest in America, Davis is an extremely hostile market for renters.  The implausibly short supply of rental housing creates conditions where landlords can raise rents quickly and practically at will.  According to Zillow ZRI metric on local rents, Davis rents rose 12% year...

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Council Moves To Oppose TPP Trade Deal

Council Moves To Oppose TPP Trade Deal

On Tuesday night, by a 4-1 vote with Rochelle Swanson dissenting, the Davis City Council approved “a resolution that calls upon federal elected officials to oppose the TransPacific Partnership (TPP)  and any similar trade deals if they fail to restructure the misguided and failed trade policies of the past,” a press release from an unidentified...

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Yes on Measure A Launches Ad

Yes on Measure A Launches Ad

(From Press Release) – In recent days, the Yes on Measure A campaign has been running a TV ad in Davis focused on the benefits of Yes on Measure A. You can watch it online at: (see below) The ad reads: This June Davis voters will have an opportunity to continue our leadership in...

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Consumer Attorneys Of California Endorses Mariko Yamada For State Senate Race

Consumer Attorneys Of California Endorses Mariko Yamada For State Senate Race

California’s leading consumer protection group joins a broad coalition uniting behind Mariko Yamada for State Senate Today, Mariko Yamada’s campaign for State Senate District 3 announced a new endorsement from the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC). CAOC is a statewide organization of nearly 3,000 attorneys that work to protect consumers by taking on larger...

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Davis Youth Robotics Info Night

May 26, 2016
Davis Youth Robotics Info Night

The 2016 season of Davis Youth Robotics is just around the corner! Hosted by the high school robotics team Citrus Circuits, this fun program is open to children ages 8 to 14. Participants work on a team to build a robot that will tackle exciting challenges. The season culminates in a fun and inspiring...

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The California Aggie
City plans to root out substandard rental properties

City plans to root out substandard rental properties

Davis City Council votes 0-5 to move forward with new housing inspection program On May 17, the Davis City Council unanimously voted to pursue the implementation of a new rental housing inspection program that would be part of a new renters ordinance, making it easier for the city to inspect substandard properties as well...

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The California Aggie
Sacramento Music Festival is back with over 100 performers

Sacramento Music Festival is back with over 100 performers

Memorial Day weekend music festival celebrates with performers, food, dancing The 43rd annual Sacramento Music Festival will be back this Memorial Day weekend, featuring live music with over 100 performers as well as parades, street dancing and food. The festival will take place on the streets of Old Sacramento from May 27 to 31....

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The California Aggie
New club-seeking app prepares for Davis release

New club-seeking app prepares for Davis release

Premeer app makes splash on Snapchat geofilters on Picnic Day UC Davis students and young professionals in the Davis area will soon have a new tool to use on a Saturday night. Premeer, a new phone app out for release in the near future, seeks to solve a problem that millennials tend to find...

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