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Ebb

Mar 3, 2015
Ebb

Tide was heading out during our visit to Rockaway Beach on Sunday.  I love the tortoise shell formations that pool int he sand as the tide recedes at this beach.  I need to plan a trip back here in slightly different weather, and at lower tid...

The California Aggie
Yolo County Neighborhood Court Program receives $1.9 million grant

Yolo County Neighborhood Court Program receives $1.9 million grant

Grant to expand program to Woodland, West Sacramento over the next three years On Feb. 12 The Yolo County District Attorney (DA) Office received a $1.95 million grant to expand the Neighborhood Court Program to neighboring cities Woodland and West Sacramento. The grant, called the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants, will be awarded...

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The California Aggie
City-wide food scraps collection program projected to start in 2016

City-wide food scraps collection program projected to start in 2016

New organics collection program stirs up interest On Feb. 25 the Veterans Memorial Center, located at 203 East 14th Street, hosted a community meeting regarding the proposed Davis city-wide food scraps collection. The city-wide program, projected to start at the end of 2016, would give single-family residential customers a 95-gallon organics cart that would...

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The California Aggie
Uncontested election fails to attract voters

Incoming senators hope to increase future student participation Less than three percent of UC Davis undergraduates voted in the 2015 ASUCD Winter Election that took place the week of Feb. 16. The elections website reveals that 792 students voted for at least one senate candidate, and 730 voted for the only presidential ticket. Out...

Davis Vanguard
Addressing (Some of the) Concerns of the Binning Neighbors

Mar 3, 2015
Addressing (Some of the) Concerns of the Binning Neighbors

On Thursday the Vanguard met with four members of an eight-person group selected to represent the neighborhood. They expressed concerns with plans to develop the roughly 218 acre innovation park within about 150 feet of the backyards of the he southern-most residents of the development that was built way back in the late 1950s/early...

Davis Vanguard
Report: Heat and Climate Change Help Fuel California’s Drought

Mar 3, 2015
Report: Heat and Climate Change Help Fuel California’s Drought

Earlier this year, reports showed the several consecutive dry years combined with record supercharged California’s droughts. In 2014, temperatures were by far the highest – fueled mainly by a warmer than normal winter – in the 120 years of record-keeping. On average it was 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the previous standard, set in...

Davis Vanguard
Justice Department Will Exonerate Wilson, But Hammer Ferguson Police for Biased Policing

Mar 3, 2015

Though the report is not yet finalized, the New York Times is saying that the Justice Department has nearly completed a report, highly critical of police in Ferguson for “making discriminatory traffic stops of African-Americans that created years of racial animosity leading up to an officer’s shooting of a black teenager last summer.” The...

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Davis Vanguard
Design Innovation Centers for the 21st Century

Design Innovation Centers for the 21st Century

by Susan Rainier, AIA The city of Davis is reviewing and analyzing three innovation center proposals. The Gateway/Nishi property along Interstate 80 from Olive Drive west is about 44 acres, the Davis Innovation Center northwest of Highway 113 and Covell Boulevard near Sutter Davis Hospital is 208 acres and the Mace Innovation Center northeast...

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Davis Vanguard
A Chat with the Chief: Addressing Hate in Davis

A Chat with the Chief: Addressing Hate in Davis

The Davis Phoenix Coalition is holding “A Chat with the Chief: Addressing Hate in Davis” on Monday, March 9th with the Davis Police Department addressing hate crimes, hate incidents, and discrimination based upon identity.  This is one of the coalition’s quarterly “Chats with the Chief” which are  to provide the police department and the...

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Davis Vanguard
Sandy Holman receives UC Davis Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community

Sandy Holman receives UC Davis Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community

Long time Davis community member Sandy Lynne Holman, Director of The Culture C.O.-O.P. and author of award-winning children’s books like We All Have A Heritage, is one among seven recipients to receive the Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015. The award recognizes students, staff, and community members for...

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