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Aloes, hurry up already!

Aloes, hurry up already!

Winter in the Sacramento Valley (USDA hardiness zone 9b; Sunset zone 14) is aloe time. Most aloes are winter bloomers and they grace us with their flowers when little else is in bloom.

Except this year my aloes are stuck in a state of suspended animation because of our weird weather. Usually...

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The Davis Vanguard Provides a Vital Service to Our Community

Jan 28, 2015
The Davis Vanguard Provides a Vital Service to Our Community

The Vanguard has continued to play a critical role in bringing important community issues to light. Most recently we had the reader-submitted article on food sharing. Little did we realize the article on food sharing in Davis and the UC Davis students’ subsequent battle with the health department would resonate with our readers to...

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Best Chai in the Gorge

Jan 28, 2015
Best Chai in the Gorge


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Can School Choice Really Impact the School to Prison Pipeline?

Jan 28, 2015
Can School Choice Really Impact the School to Prison Pipeline?

Earlier this week, Gloria Romero, a former majority leader in the California Senate and director of the California Center for Parent Empowerment and RiShawn Biddle, editor of Dropout Nation, described as an “online outlet of education reform” put out the provocative idea in a Sacramento Bee op-ed that California can end the school-to-prison pipeline...

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Did Authorities Miss Opportunity to Stop Child Killer?

Jan 28, 2015
Did Authorities Miss Opportunity to Stop Child Killer?

In the late night hours of January 22, 2014 in the parking lot of the Dutch Brother located at the corner of Richards Blvd and Olive Drive in Davis, police described how “a mother presented her 1 year old child to an AMR ambulance crew for treatment. The patient was unresponsive and appeared seriously...

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Marching For Climate Change

Jan 28, 2015
Marching For Climate Change

by Michelle Millet On Saturday, Feb. 7, thousands of people are expected to take part in the March for Real Climate Leadership: Our Water, Our Health, Our California. The march, organized by a broad coalition of environmental groups across California, demands that Gov. Jerry Brown take real action against fracking. Californians Against Fracking, one...

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Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Bulletin on Campus Sexual Assault and Safety

Jan 28, 2015

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued an information bulletin to California law enforcement agencies, higher education administrators and campus security personnel, providing enforcement guidance on new and amended sexual assault and campus safety laws. The bulletin summarizes SB 967 (Senate pro Tempore Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles) and AB 1433 (Assemblymember Mike Gatto,...

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Sunbreak in Blue and Silver: Columbia

Jan 27, 2015
Sunbreak in Blue and Silver: Columbia

I'm continuing to work my way through the list of artists ahead of my class this week.  Another painter who interested me was James Abbott McNeill Whistler.  He had a series of beachscape and harbor paintings where he placed the horizon prett...

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Paso Fino Goes to Council With New Plan

Jan 27, 2015
Paso Fino Goes to Council With New Plan

The developers for Paso Fino are back with a new proposal that will go before council a week from Tuesday. The new plan seeks to leave in place eight units while preserving the greenbelt and trees on public land. This represented a key sticking point for the previous Plan C-2 which caused neighbor and...

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Food Waste and Greenhouse Gases

Jan 27, 2015
Food Waste and Greenhouse Gases

Two weeks ago, a Vanguard reader, Ernst Bertone, wrote an article for the Vanguard that we decided to post. Little did we realize the article on food sharing in Davis and the UC Davis students’ subsequent battle with the health department. While the idea of food sharing was a controversial for one for our...

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