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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...

TechWire
Pondera Solutions Launches Fraud Detection System for State Revenue Agencies

Mar 3, 2015

Annual tax gaps range from less than $100 million in small states to more than $6.5 billion dollars in large states, Pondera says.

TechWire
Solar Suitcase Lets Valley Students Experiment with Clean Power

Mar 3, 2015

Students or schools that are selected to receive a solar suitcase will be trained by nonprofit Green Tech on how to assemble the kits and the basics of how solar power works.

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TechWire
Tech Companies Propose 6 Million Square Feet of Offices for North Mountain View

Mar 3, 2015

Even if only some of development comes to fruition, the proposals could dramatically transform Mountain View as a new hub for the technology industry.

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TechWire
S.F. Airbnb Law Off to Slow Start

Mar 3, 2015

Only a fraction of hosts who rent homes to temporary visitors have registered with the city, and many say the process is mired in time-consuming bureaucracy.

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...

FOX40
CAL FIRE Firefighters Disciplined for Sexual Behavior near Academy

Mar 3, 2015
CAL FIRE Firefighters Disciplined for Sexual Behavior near Academy

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Newly released documents show an assistant state fire chief was demoted for using a state cellphone and vehicle to arrange sex with escorts and a firefighter was fired for sexually harassing a civilian at a graduation celebration near the state’s fire academy. The documents were released Monday to The Associated Press...

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Must See: Brothers Recreate Childhood Photos, 30 Years Later

Mar 3, 2015
Must See: Brothers Recreate Childhood Photos, 30 Years Later

PORTLAND, Oregon (KPTV) – Remember posing with your brother or sister in those awkward matching outfits as a kid? We’ve all been there. But now, a Portland man and his brother are making national news for bringing new life to their childhood photos. Matt and Evan Breslow decided to recreate three photos as a surprise for their...

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