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Elk Grove Police Arrests Suspects in Separate Vehicle Thefts Incidents

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Aug 23, 2016
Elk Grove Police Arrests Suspects in Separate Vehicle Thefts Incidents


August 23, 2016 |

On Sunday morning Elk Grove Police arrested suspects in two separate incidents for vehicle theft.

In the first incident officers responded to I-5 and Laguna Boulevard shortly after midnight after receiving call regarding a reckless driver. The reporting person indicated that the vehicle was stopped in...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Are We Fiddling While Rome Burns?

Aug 23, 2016
Commentary: Are We Fiddling While Rome Burns?

On Monday it was interesting to note that the Vanguard article on land use, which attempted to fact-check some of the neighbors’ concerns regarding the proposed Hyatt House, generated over 250 comments and counting.  Meanwhile, Matt William’s fiscal analysis generated just six at the time of my writing this column. Matt Williams ironically opens ...

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Davis Vanguard
DOJ Argues Bail Schedules Unconstitutional As Studies Reveal How Discriminatory Bail Is

Aug 23, 2016
DOJ Argues Bail Schedules Unconstitutional As Studies Reveal How Discriminatory Bail Is

The US DOJ has filed an amicus brief in a Georgia case last week challenging the use of financial bail.  The DOJ back in February 2015 argued “that bail practices that incarcerate indigent individuals before trial solely because of their inability to pay for their release violates the Fourteenth Amendment.” The current case goes...

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Davis Vanguard
Pathologist Reveals Cause of Death for Baby in Green Case

Aug 23, 2016
Pathologist Reveals Cause of Death for Baby in Green Case

by Jade Wolansky and Raya Zahdeh The Samantha Green trial continued on August 22, 2016 at 9am in Department 14. Judge Rosenberg presided over the case. Public Defender Tracie Olson is representing Samantha Green, who is charged with second-degree murder of her son, Justice Rees with implied malice. Deputy DA Ryan Couzens and Deputy...

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Davis Vanguard
Residential Infill in Davis and the Death of Governor Brown’s Affordable Housing Trailer Bill

Aug 23, 2016
Residential Infill in Davis and the Death of Governor Brown’s Affordable Housing Trailer Bill

By Leanna Sweha Last Friday’s article about campus housing generated a range of comments with competing views on where best to house students.  Included was debate on the proposed Sterling 5th Street Apartments, which is undergoing CEQA review. Competing views last week also led to the breakdown of talks on Governor Brown’s proposal to...

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Davis Vanguard
Alleged Underage Sexual Assault Preliminary Hearing Begins

Aug 23, 2016
Alleged Underage Sexual Assault Preliminary Hearing Begins

By Sarah Gregory Dennis Lee Azevedo is being charged with multiple counts of sexual assault including oral copulation and sodomy with a minor.  He is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy periodically over several weeks at a local branch of the Yolo County Public Library. Officer Keirith Barisan was the first witness called...

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Davis Vanguard
A Look Into Politics, For The Outsiders

Aug 23, 2016
A Look Into Politics, For The Outsiders

by Wren Greaney One year ago I worked in an understated office in the famed Dupont Circle of Washington, DC. I remember feeling like one of the lucky few – the tiny proportion of Americans who work in important organizations in DC, national headquarters of executive agencies, and, for those who found themselves on...

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Appeal Democrat
Around Yuba-Sutter: Aug. 23, 2016


Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Supreme Court to consider legal standard drawn from ‘Of Mice and Men’

Supreme Court to consider legal standard drawn from ‘Of Mice and Men’

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

Elk Grove News
Elk Grove Police Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Robbed Juvenile Victim at Gunpoint

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Aug 22, 2016
Elk Grove Police Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Robbed Juvenile Victim at Gunpoint


August 22, 2016 |

A Sacramento man is being held at the Sacramento County Jail on a bail of $75,000 after he allegedly stole marijuana at gunpoint from a juvenile victim.

Early Friday evening the 13-year old male juvenile victim was walking near Lewis Stein Road and West Stockton Boulevard when he was...

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