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My Last School Board Liveblog

May 15, 2012

Hello, readers!  Because of School Board Trustees’ time conflicts with the usual Thursday time, this week’s meeting will take place at 7 pm on Wednesday.  Only three items are currently on the discussion calendar: an expected-to-be-lengthy, no-action-required informative presentation about the state budget and our district’s situation as a result of it; an adoption...

School Board Liveblog #26

May 2, 2012

The next school board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 3, at 7 pm–the agenda is long enough that I wouldn’t be surprised if a few things got bumped to another meeting, given that the time-certain designations go up to 9:45 and these are usually pretty far off.  Major items include presentations from both...

School Board Liveblog #25

Apr 18, 2012

Load this page Thursday evening for live updates on the proceedings of the next School Board meeting, which begins at 7.  High profile items on the agenda include a presentation about how to address enrollment issues at Marguerite Montgomery Elementary, two items about the distribution of layoff notices, and a discussion about whether to...

School Board Liveblog #24

Apr 4, 2012

School board meeting at 7 on Thursday!  I’ll be liveblogging it as usual; agenda is here.  Highlights include an update on Davis High’s Academic Center, a progress report on the implementation of the new state-mandated Transitional Kindergarten program, and the adoption of a draft resolution of classified positions to be eliminated (here meaning not...

This Week In Your Government: April 2nd

Apr 2, 2012
This Week In Your Government: April 2nd

We will return next week with our discussion of davis based articles. Here is a quick overview of what will be occurring this week in Davis’s Government: Monday, April 2nd  The Davis Bicycle Advisory Commission will be meeting Monday at 5:30 PM in the Community Chambers. The Open Space and Habitat Commission will also be meeting in the...

This Week in Your Government: March 26th

Mar 25, 2012
This Week in Your Government: March 26th

Each week we post links to articles by Davis authors promoting public discourse. Participate in the discussion by posting on our Facebook page or in the comments below. A word of Warning: Tom Sakash’s article discusses a recent telephone scam sweeping Davis in which the caller poses as a representative of a nonprofit organization and requests the target’s...

ChamberPAC Hosts 1st Debate for 2012 City Council Election on Thurs, March 29

Mar 24, 2012
ChamberPAC Hosts 1st Debate for 2012 City Council Election on Thurs, March 29

Plans for More Visible Role to Promote Economic Vitality in Davis. The Davis ChamberPAC has announced the first City Council Candidates Debate for the 2012 Election. It will be held this coming Thursday, March 29th, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm in Community Chambers. The event is free and open to the public. The Davis...

This Week in Your Government: March 19th

Mar 19, 2012
This Week in Your Government: March 19th

Each week we post links to articles by Davis authors promoting public discourse. Participate in the discussion by posting on our Facebook page or in the comments below. Cory Golden’s article “Blaming Occupy Protests, US Bank Shuts Campus Branch” discusses the recent closure of the U.S. Bank in UC Davis’s Memorial Union, as well as the...

School Board Liveblog #23

Mar 14, 2012

Thursday at 7, the School Board will meet to discuss solar panels at Davis High, a partnership with UC Davis for STEM education, the repair of Davis High’s MPR’s roof, and, of course, money.  Agenda here.  I’ll be blogging the proce...

This Week in Your Government: March 12th

Mar 12, 2012
This Week in Your Government: March 12th

Each week we post links to articles by Davis authors promoting public discourse. Participate in the discussion by posting on our Facebook page or in the comments below. In his Davis Enterprise article, Tom Sakash discusses the upcoming 2012 City Council elections, in which five candidates (Brett Lee, Stephen Souza, Dan Wolk, Lucas Frerichs and Sue Sue Greenwald) will...