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Editor’s note: Texas courts have relied on ‘Of Mice and Men’ to define intellectual disability and sentence people to death instead of relying on science and medicine. Now the Supreme Court will hear the matter. More background is here. “In … Continue reading →
MUSIC IN THE MOUNTAINS ALLIANCE presents the 27th annual Sierra BrewFest on August 27 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. As one of the oldest, continuously running brewfests in California, it is known for showcasing small microbreweries in Northern California.
This year’s roster features over 100 hand-crafted beers from some of the nation’s best microbreweries.
The parcel tax might have been a more interesting question had the school board chosen to take a different path – one that the Vanguard supported and at least two of the candidates (incumbents Alan Fernandes and Susan Lovenburg) back, which is increasing the rate of the parcel tax. As it stands now, the...
On Sunday morning the Vanguard walked around the proposed Hyatt House site and the adjacent neighborhood with the intention of evaluating the concerns of the neighbors in advance of the Davis Planning Commission meeting this Wednesday. Our overall impression is that the site, with a greenbelt separating it from neighbors will be well buffered...
By Matt Williams In all of the Vanguard dialogue about the Hyatt House project, to date there has been very little discussion about the fiscal viability/sustainability of the project. As a member of the Finance and Budget Commission, I received a copy of Dan Carson’s August 14, 2016 Hyatt House Hotel Potential Fiscal...
By David W. Brown The police shooting and killing of an unarmed Black teenager named Michael Brown on August 9, 2014, sparked civil unrest in his hometown of Ferguson, Missouri. The weeks that followed brought to a national audience shocking stories of inequity suffered by Ferguson residents at the hands of local law enforcement. The fundamental...