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My View: City Articulates LRDP Interests

Dec 3, 2016
My View: City Articulates LRDP Interests

For a number of months we have had a long and sustained community dialogue on growth as well as the interaction between university growth ambition and city land use policies. While the community, at least as embodied by the commenters on the Vanguard, has weighed in, this is the first time that the council...

Davis Vanguard
The Davis Green Onion – Edition 1

The Davis Green Onion – Edition 1

by Tia Will The president-elect has made a bold choice in Dr. Tom Price to head Health and Human services. Dr. Price, an orthopedic surgeon and seasoned legislator, has now proven himself to be a visionary. Long known as an opponent of both abortion and readily accessible and affordable birth control, Dr. Price is...

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Davis Vanguard
Should Juries Disregard Testimony of Police Who Fail to Turn On Cameras?

Should Juries Disregard Testimony of Police Who Fail to Turn On Cameras?

by Matthew Segal Courts should empower juries to devalue or disregard police testimony when officers fail to turn on their bodycams. Since 2014, at least 14 people have been killed by police officers wearing body cameras that were either not turned on or not operational. Roughly two months ago, an officer in Charlotte failed...

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Davis Vanguard
Sentencing for Dorsey Postponed to January

Sentencing for Dorsey Postponed to January

By Mariel Barbadillo Judgment and sentencing in the case of the People v. Darnell Dorsey was scheduled for December 2, 2016, but Judge Paul Richardson ruled to continue the matter for another month. On November 2, 2016, Mr. Dorsey was found guilty of assaulting his girlfriend’s 20 month old son, Cameron, inflicting great bodily...

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The California Aggie
Davis Turkey Trot: more than just another race

Davis Turkey Trot: more than just another race

Participants gathered for 5k, 10k, half marathon races Five, four, three, two, one… Go! Those were the words that sent off just over 1,750 runners in the 29th annual Davis Turkey Trot on Nov. 19. The chilly and rainy weather didn’t stop these determined athletes from running their hearts out. Hosted by A Change...

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The California Aggie
Fall Quarter ASUCD voter turnout faces steady decline

Fall Quarter ASUCD voter turnout faces steady decline

Results show lowest turnout in four years Over the past few years, the number of students voting in the Fall Quarter ASUCD elections has steadily decreased. 2,287 ballots were cast during the recent fall 2016 election, which coincided with the 2016 presidential election. While the past few Winter Quarter elections have ranged from 730...

Davis Vanguard
Mayor Calls City’s Unfunded Liabilities Situation – Urgent

Dec 2, 2016
Mayor Calls City’s Unfunded Liabilities Situation – Urgent

Mayor Robb Davis has reacted to an updated analysis by a city-contracted actuarial as “urgent.”  Despite cost-containment and other efforts by the city, an actuarial report shows a huge jump in the city’s unfunded liabilities for pensions, among other things. For pensions, the unfunded liability has increased from $85.3 million up to $98.3 million...

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Davis Vanguard
Staff Recommends a LEED Gold Equivalency for Residence Inn

Dec 2, 2016
Staff Recommends a LEED Gold Equivalency for Residence Inn

Back on November 1, the Davis City Council considered approvals for two hotels – the Hyatt House and the Marriot Residence Inn.  While the Residence Inn has received considerably less in the way of pushback than the Hyatt House, council did not approve it at the November 1 meeting and pushed the consideration to...

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Davis Vanguard
Brown Appoints Becerra as California’s Next Attorney General

Dec 2, 2016
Brown Appoints Becerra as California’s Next Attorney General

When Kamala Harris won California’s Senate race to replace Barbara Boxer, that left a vacancy at the Attorney General’s Office.  Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday chose to fill that seat by naming Congressman Xavier Becerra as the next Attorney General. The nomination, which is subject to confirmation by the California State Assembly and Senate,...

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Davis Vanguard
Houston Found Not Guilty of Attempted Murder, Withdraws Insanity Plea

Dec 2, 2016
Houston Found Not Guilty of Attempted Murder, Withdraws Insanity Plea

This week, after seven days of deliberation, a jury found Alamar Cyril Houston not guilty of attempted murder, but they found him guilty of 11 felony and two misdemeanor charges, which included striking and critically injuring three bicyclists near Clarksburg last year. On Thursday, the trial entered its second phase – the sanity phase. ...

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