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Califia Café to open at the Nevada County Fairgrounds

Jul 28, 2016
Califia Café to open at the Nevada County Fairgrounds

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Hot and very dry – fire danger increases

Jul 28, 2016
Hot and very dry – fire danger increases

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Davis Vanguard
Discussion: If UC Says Jump, Will We?

Jul 28, 2016
Discussion: If UC Says Jump, Will We?

This week we have been discussing the issue of rental housing – how much housing the university should provide, and how much the city should supply at this point.  Clearly, there are disagreements in the community over this issue. As I stated in yesterday’s column, “There is an overwhelming sentiment that UC Davis needs...

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Commentary: Why is Yolo DA Backing the Predator Rather Than the Victim in the Benoit Case?

Jul 28, 2016
Commentary: Why is Yolo DA Backing the Predator Rather Than the Victim in the Benoit Case?

A common complaint in the Family Court system is that the system often ends up putting children in harm’s way, by failing to assess the risk of putting children into custody and visitation arrangements with predators – physical and sexual abusers. The speakers I have seen want these situations to be treated and investigated...

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Yolo County Board Of Supervisors to Consider Task Force on Farm Labor

Yolo County Board Of Supervisors to Consider Task Force on Farm Labor

By Sean Raycraft Tuesday July 26, County Supervisor Don Saylor advanced a motion to support Assembly Bill 1066, (Lorena Gonzalez-D San Diego). The bill would extend overtime protections to farm workers in the state of California, phased in over several years. It will be heard in State Senate Appropriations in the coming weeks. A...

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Preliminary Hearing Held in Woodland Murder Case

Preliminary Hearing Held in Woodland Murder Case

By Sophie Marconi On July 27th in department eight at approximately 1:30 pm the people held a preliminary hearing against Alex Loza for murder. The alleged murder occurred July 1st at approximately 6 pm.  The first witness called to the stand for direct examination was the previous girlfriend of the defendant. Up until the...

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Vanguard Covers Multiple Motions to Suppress

Vanguard Covers Multiple Motions to Suppress

Motion to Suppress Evidence in Case of Drug Paraphernalia Possession By Mariel Barbadillo Deputy Public Defender Aram Davtyan filed a motion under Penal Code section 1538.5 to suppress evidence obtained by the Woodland Police Department in the case of Jerret Luedy. Mr. Luedy is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, specifically two hypodermic syringes...

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Space junk breakup seen over the Sierra

Jul 27, 2016

NEVADA CITY, Calif. July 26, 2016 - A large object entered earth's atmosphere this evening. The streak of light was seen from Sacramento to Las Vegas.

The object appears to have broken up in two over the Sierra and a video from Las Vegas shows two distinct pieces streaking across the sky. Jonathan McDowell, an...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Grass Valley residents seek to influence Nevada City Council policy-making (again)

Grass Valley residents seek to influence Nevada City Council policy-making (again)

Former Nevada City resident and Mayor Steve Cottrell made an astute observation about the recent Supervisor race in District 1, where Heidi Hall beat Duane Strawser for Nate Beason’s seat. Steve wrote on this blog: “Seems to me that Duane … Continue reading

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Apple sells its billionth iPhone

Apple sells its billionth iPhone

Editor’s note: When I was the Editor of CNET News, we arranged for Steve Jobs to make a personal visit. In a wide-ranging discussion, he spelled this out in an hours long meeting. I don’t think we thought it would be … Continue reading

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