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The California Aggie
Five City Council candidates vie for two seats

Apr 22, 2014

Elections for the open Davis City Council seats will take place on June 3, and five candidates are running for two four-year terms. The Aggie interviewed the five candidates about their experiences and goals. John Munn John Munn, a resident of the City of Davis since 1978 and a UC Davis grad who spends...

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The California Aggie
Campus Judicial Report

Apr 22, 2014

Hazing Joining a sports team or perhaps a social or professional fraternity or sorority on campus is a goal that many students share when arriving at UC Davis. For many students, this is an exciting time and an opportunity to become a part of something bigger than themselves. Unfortunately, some organizations on campus may...

The California Aggie
New coffee course leads to exploration of coffee major

Apr 22, 2014

During Winter Quarter 2014, UC Davis offered its first coffee course to students. Students could enroll in ECM 1: The Design of Coffee, taught by Professor William Ristenpart of the Chemical Engineering Department. According to ECM 1 teaching assistant (TA) Jerry Sanborn, the class allowed students to breach out from the more typical college...

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Skagit Valley Tulips #2

Apr 22, 2014
Skagit Valley Tulips #2

Same field as yesterday, but from a different angle. 

Davis Vanguard
Construction Ready to Begin on Cannery, Last Second Details Locked Down

Apr 22, 2014
Construction Ready to Begin on Cannery, Last Second Details Locked Down

The city announced last week that the Cannery project at Covell Boulevard and J Street will begin the first phase of construction in mid-April 2014. The New Home Company took title to the property, following project approval by the City Council at the end of 2013. The Cannery project includes a range of residential...

Davis Vanguard
Sierra Club Endorses Davis and Swanson for Council

Apr 22, 2014
Sierra Club Endorses Davis and Swanson for Council

The Sierra Club Monday officially endorsed the individual candidacies of Rochelle Swanson and Robb Davis for the two open Davis City Council seats in the June 2014 election. The endorsement process followed an exhaustive review of the responses of all city council candidates to a series of questions about their positions on environmental matters...

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Davis Vanguard
Train Shutdown of Downtown Demonstrates Urgency of Rail Relocation in Davis

Apr 22, 2014
Train Shutdown of Downtown Demonstrates Urgency of Rail Relocation in Davis

Monday, 8:54 am, it is a normal commute into the downtown, headed westbound on Fifth Street. Up ahead I see the flashing lights and the gates down but no train yet. I head down to Third Street, I can already see the train on the tracks parallel to Second Street. At 8:56 am, the...

Davis Vanguard
Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces New Doping Policy

Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces New Doping Policy

U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces New Policy to Automatically Exclude Athletes with Doping Violations – The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Board of Directors has announced the creation of a new policy, effective immediately, that will impose a lifetime ban on admission to the Hall of Fame for any athlete or contributor with...

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Skagit Valley Tulips

Apr 21, 2014
Skagit Valley Tulips

Yet another tulip field, this time from arguable the most famous tulip growing region in Washington, Skagit Valley.  This area about an hour north of Seattle still has a large number of tulip farms, so people drive up here and either drive or bike...

Davis Vanguard
Defendant Alleges Illegal Search and Use of Force by Sheriff’s Deputies in Meth Arrest

Apr 21, 2014
Defendant Alleges Illegal Search and Use of Force by Sheriff’s Deputies in Meth Arrest

A Yolo County defendant, Chase Tinsley, was arrested in August of 2013 for possession of 0.06 grams of meth by Yolo County Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Hoyt.  The defendant alleges that Deputy Hoyt conducted an illegal search, and surveillance shows the deputy slamming an apparently compliant subject into the side of a bus stop. In...

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