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UC Davis debate group holds “rational and ethical” debate

Collegiate debaters discuss quality of “American Life Standard” International businesswoman and writer Margaret Heffernan once said that “for good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.” UC Davis students are stepping up to the challenge. The Davis Rational Ethical Debates and Discussions club (DREDD), an offshoot of the Undergraduate Philosophy Club,...

The California Aggie
Nigiri Project explores use of flooded rice fields to raise salmon

Nigiri Project explores use of flooded rice fields to raise salmon

UC Davis researchers, CalTrout partner to restore salmon populations, create wetland habitat   Agriculture is a water dependent industry that has faced challenges posed by the current drought. The Nigiri Project, a pilot study involving researchers from UC Davis, examines how flooded rice fields can be used to create wetland habitat to raise salmon....

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The California Aggie
Squeal with joy because Pig Day is here!

Celebrate the 24th annual Farmers Market Pig Day Pig out this Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1p.m. at the 24th annual Davis Farmers Market Pig Day. Oink with joy because at 9 a.m. there will be  pig-themed crafts that are free for kids and a piglet petting zoo. The Pig Day celebration also includes...

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The California Aggie
Police Brief: Week of 2/27-3/4

Our little town of Davis never sleeps and the Davis police department is here to keep the peace. The following are the most entertaining bits of police activity in Davis. It is meant to be light hearted and all in good fun. Fri., Feb. 27 I smoke 2 joints 1:04 a.m.: Someone heard the...

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Davis Vanguard
Council Reaffirms in the Abstract Support For a Community Farm Concept

Mar 5, 2015
Council Reaffirms in the Abstract Support For a Community Farm Concept

The Davis City Council while reaffirming their commitment to creating one or more Community Farms, left open the question of where that farm would be located. Council unanimously passed a motion deeming that the 25 acre parcel was suitable for the development of a community park. However that left open a lot of questions...

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Lenticular Clouds and Lichen Fence

Mar 5, 2015
Lenticular Clouds and Lichen Fence

From my trip to Goldendale. Last week's black and white fence photo was also from Goldendale. Some interesting lenticular cloud formations were developing during my afternoon in this corridor between the gorge and the eastern Washington plains.  I...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Was Justice Served in the Jo Case?

Mar 5, 2015

Commentaries in court cases often boil down to whether one agrees or disagrees with the jury. The jury system, which we appropriated from the British system, is an artifact of our foundation. The idea is that we wanted a group of citizens rather than the government to sit in judgment of the facts to...

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Davis Vanguard
Councilmember Lee Explains Opposition to CFD

Councilmember Lee Explains Opposition to CFD

By Brett Lee Recently, the Davis City Council voted to approve a Community Facilities District, or Mello-Roos District, request made by developers of The Cannery. It was approved on a split vote, 3-2. I voted against granting a CFD to The Cannery. I did not and do not see either a clear benefit to...

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Dietary Guidelines Committee Proposes That Americans Choose Foods Based on Sustainability

Dietary Guidelines Committee Proposes That Americans Choose Foods Based on Sustainability

By Leanna M Sweha The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee – experts in nutrition and public health – recently released its Scientific Report for the 2015 update to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Report has sparked controversy because, for the first time, the sustainability of foods has been identified as a basis for...

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Jury Returns a Quick Guilty Verdict in Drug Case

 By Makisha Singh After about three hours of deliberation, the jury decided Anthony Goodson Jr. and Rudy Gonzalez II were guilty of all three counts on which they were charged: sale of marijuana (on August 29, 2014), sale of a controlled substance (on September 5, 2014) and sale of marijuana (on September 5, 2014)....

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