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Stab Victim from Neo-Nazi Rally Remains Unidentified

Stab Victim from Neo-Nazi Rally Remains Unidentified

By Jerika L.H. An anti-fascist activist (pictured above) still remains unidentified after a violent altercation with white supremacists at Sunday’s neo-Nazi rally at the State Capitol.  The 19-year-old known only as Vincent is currently hospitalized and receiving treatment for six stab wounds; it remains unknown if he is in intensive care or the severity...

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Davis Vanguard
School Board Decides On $620, Eight-Year Parcel Tax

School Board Decides On $620, Eight-Year Parcel Tax

by Nicholas von Wettberg Come November, Davis voters will have a school parcel tax on the ballot of $620 annually for eight years. At a special meeting on Tuesday morning, the Davis Joint Unified School District (DJUSD) board of education agreed to the recommended amount, length of term, and programs and services affected. Also...

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Katehi Team Highlight’s Napolitano’s “Internet Scrubbing” Campaign Hypocrisy

Katehi Team Highlight’s Napolitano’s “Internet Scrubbing” Campaign Hypocrisy

(From Press Release from Katehi’s Legal Team) – Tuesday morning’s revelation that the University of California President Janet Napolitano’s office mounted a $158,000 internet publicity campaign to suppress criticism of a scathing state audit shows the “utter hypocrisy” of Napolitano’s continuing investigation of UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi for exactly the same issue. Katehi...

Davis Vanguard
Jury Finds Defendant Not Guilty on Possession of Live Ammunition

Jury Finds Defendant Not Guilty on Possession of Live Ammunition

By Sarah Gregory The trial of Gregory Anthony Steele began on the morning of June 28, 2016.  This trial was organized after a West Sacramento police officer arrested and searched a wanted man for failing to make contact with his parole officer on April 13, 2016. Methamphetamine and a single live .22 caliber bullet...

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Davis Vanguard
Davis Food Co-Op Acts To Protect Owls

Davis Food Co-Op Acts To Protect Owls

Co-op Becomes an Owl Wise Leader The Davis Food Co-op will be presented with an Owl Wise Leader conservation award by Raptors Are The Solution, A Project of Earth Island Institute, on Friday, July 8, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. The award honors the Co-op for switching from rat poison, which harms owls, hawks, and...

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Davis Vanguard
Assembly Resources Committee Approves Wolk Climate Change Bill With Bipartisan Vote

Assembly Resources Committee Approves Wolk Climate Change Bill With Bipartisan Vote

Bill supports role of farms, parks, other open spaces in state’s climate change goals On a bipartisan, 7-1 vote late Monday, the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources approved a measure by Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) to promote the protection and management of natural and working lands as part of California’s ongoing efforts to meet...

Davis Vanguard
July Launch of Davis Connect

Jun 28, 2016
July Launch of Davis Connect

ConnectuMedia based in Davis, CA., is pleased to announce the upcoming July 2016 launch of Davis Connect, the all-inclusive app for residents, students and visitors to Davis. The app is being built to include everything needed to easily and conveniently stay up-to-date, informed and connected to all things Davis; news, events, activities, city and...

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In Contrast to Katehi Letter, Regent De La Peña’s Investigation Kept Secret For Over a Year

Jun 28, 2016
In Contrast to Katehi Letter, Regent De La Peña’s Investigation Kept Secret For Over a Year

On April 27, 2016, a personnel letter from UC President Janet Napolitano to UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi spelled out the UC President’s decision to place Ms. Katehi on administrative leave and hire Melinda Haag, a former federal prosecutor, to conduct an internal investigation into the allegations laid out by Ms. Napolitano against UC...

Davis Vanguard
School Board to Determine Amount of Parcel Tax to Put on Ballot

Jun 28, 2016
School Board to Determine Amount of Parcel Tax to Put on Ballot

At a special meeting today at 8:30 am, and continuing to a Wednesday night meeting, the school board must approve a tax resolution by June 30 in order for the Yolo County Elections Office to place the measure on the November ballot. The “status quo” measure would call for a $620 a year parcel...

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Davis Vanguard
California Young Democrats Endorse Dodd For Senate

Jun 28, 2016
California Young Democrats Endorse Dodd For Senate

State Assemblyman Bill Dodd today announced receiving the endorsement of the California Young Democrats, the state’s leading association of young progressives, representing thousands throughout California. “Bill Dodd’s leadership toward a stronger California that promotes greater economic opportunity, social equality, and environmental stewardship makes him the best candidate for Senate in District 3,” said Eddie Kirby,...

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