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Monday Morning Thoughts II: Solving the Underlying Housing Problem

May 23, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts II: Solving the Underlying Housing Problem

Earlier this year, the Vanguard argued that the city of Davis faces a crisis on two fronts – one is the massive $655 million shortfall in funding for infrastructure and other needs.  The other is a rental housing crisis, manifest by a 0.2 percent vacancy rate and a rapidly expanding university population that the...

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Davis Vanguard
Assessing the Nature and Severity of the Health Risks At Nishi

May 23, 2016
Assessing the Nature and Severity of the Health Risks At Nishi

Much of the concern about the air quality issues at Nishi focus around the work of Thomas Cahill, a respected Professor Emeritus and an expert on air quality.  For at least the last year and a half he has expressed concerns about “the viability of the Nishi property for residential use.” In short he...

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Davis Vanguard
Monday Morning Thoughts: An Eerily Similar Shooting

May 23, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts: An Eerily Similar Shooting

There are common denominators in a lot of these police shootings and the killing of Jessica Williams last week, which led to the resignation of San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr follows one of those scripts. She was driving what was suspected to be a stolen vehicle, and a special enforcement unit attempted to...

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Davis Vanguard
Preliminary Hearing on Robbery

Preliminary Hearing on Robbery

By Misha Berman “It’s okay people cry in court all the time,” said Deputy District Attorney Garrett Hamilton to “Ms. K”, who is a Walgreens store clerk, who was crying while she was testifying against Defendant Alamar Houston in Department 14 on 5/18/2016. Ms. K testified that on June 30th, 2015 while she was...

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Davis Vanguard
Surveillance and Data Privacy in the Digital Era

May 23, 2016
Surveillance and Data Privacy in the Digital Era

The post Surveillance and Data Privacy in the Digital Era appeared first on Davis Vanguard.

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The California Aggie
UC ranked highest university worldwide for investment in combatting climate change

UC ranked highest university worldwide for investment in combatting climate change

UC ranked 17th best worldwide investor in the AODP Climate 500 Index On May 2, for the second year in a row, Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP) ranked the University of California as the highest among all universities worldwide in incorporating climate change risks in its investment decision-making. The UC retirement system ranked 17th...

Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: The Nishi Silly Season Is Upon Us

May 22, 2016
Sunday Commentary: The Nishi  Silly Season Is Upon Us

Don’t mess with campaign signs – seriously, you might have better luck attacking someone’s religion in Davis than messing with their campaign sign. First, let me get this out there – as a former social scientist, I have not seen a lot of evidence that campaign signs are meaningful or effective.  I know Davis...

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: The Nishi Silly Season Is Upon Us

May 22, 2016
Sunday Commentary: The Nishi  Silly Season Is Upon Us

Don’t mess with campaign signs – seriously, you might have better luck attacking someone’s religion in Davis than messing with their campaign sign. First, let me get this out there – as a former social scientist, I have not seen a lot of evidence that campaign signs are meaningful or effective.  I know Davis...

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: The Nishi Silly Season is Upon Us

May 22, 2016
Sunday Commentary: The Nishi  Silly Season is Upon Us

Don’t mess with campaign signs – seriously – you might have better luck attacking someone’s religion in Davis than messing with their campaign sign. First, let me get this out there, as a former social scientist, I have not seen a lot of evidence that campaign signs are meaningful or effective.  I know Davis...

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Davis Vanguard
Economic Development Series: Davis Needs More Cool Dining

Economic Development Series:  Davis Needs More Cool Dining

By Anya McCann For this economic development series I’d like to drill down a little into some themes discussed by Mayor Pro Tem Robb Davis and Yolo County Visitors Bureau executive director Alan Humason here. They touched upon capturing dollars from visitors of all types, including eco-tourism and agritourism. It is Spring and Yolo...

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