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Council Reject $300,000 Appropriation For New Vehicle; Returns the MRAP

Oct 22, 2014
Council Reject $300,000 Appropriation For New Vehicle; Returns the MRAP

The city of Davis will be returning the MRAP after the council reaffirmed their August vote on a 3-2 margin with Councilmembers Brett Lee and Rochelle Swanson dissenting. While the Council narrowly rejected both a friendly amendment and a substitute motion to appropriate $300,000 for a Bearcat or a similarly situated civilian armored vehicle,...

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Davis Vanguard
Judge Allows Jurors to Hear Past Domestic Convictions, As Winters Murder Trial Begins

by Antoinnette Borbon William Gardner is being charged with lying in wait for his ex- girlfriend and then shooting her to death in Winters last year.  Gardner, whose lengthy criminal past included five prior incidents of domestic violence, drug possession and vandalism, sat emotionless.  Both District Attorney Jeff Riesig and Deputy District Attorney Deanna Hays argued to keep all...

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Davis Vanguard
Bob Poppenga to Meet with the Community Throughout the Week

Oct 21, 2014

As the election draws nearer, Davis School board candidate Bob Poppenga is energetically reaching out to members of the community with multiple events this week. 

Wednesday, Oct. 22, Former City Council member and retired DJUSD teacher Deborah Poulos and her husband John Poulos will host a meet and greet at 1515 Shasta Drive 4 to 5...

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Davis Vanguard
BREAKING: Ratepayers to Save $51.5 Million with Low Interest Loan Approval

Oct 21, 2014

The City of Davis announced that that the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) authorized a $95.5 Million State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan for Davis’ and UC Davis’ shares of the regional water project. “Tens of millions in low interest financing are headed to Yolo County, thanks in large part to the efforts of...

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Davis Vanguard
Vanguard to Honor Robb Davis Among Seven Groups and Community Members on November 15

Oct 21, 2014
Vanguard to Honor Robb Davis Among Seven Groups and Community Members on November 15

Mayor Pro Tem Robb Davis heads the list of seven honorees at the Fourth Annual Vanguard Court Watch Dinner and Awards Ceremony. While the Mayor Pro Tem was elected to the Davis City Council in June, his body of work in the community includes his work on restorative justice and on behalf of the...

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Bamboo and More
Another visit to Sweetstuff’s Sassy Succulents

Another visit to Sweetstuff’s Sassy Succulents

Candice Suter is one of the nicest, kindest and warmest people you’ll ever meet. She’s also one of the most succulent-obsessed, and proud of it. Known far and wide for her blog and Facebook page “Sweetstuff’s Sassy Succulents,” Candy has amassed an amazing collection of succulents at her home...

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Davis Vanguard
Join Madhavi Sunder For School Board This Wednesday For A Meet-And-Greet At The Poulos Home In West Davis

Oct 21, 2014

Energized by the enthusiasm, support, and goodwill the campaign continues to generate and receive, Families for Madhavi Sunder reaches out to more constituents.  Pictured here are Madhavi with some of her youngest supporters, spreading the campaign message of “Strong Schools/Strong Davis!”  Photograph by Rik Keller Photography. On Wednesday, October 22, at 4 p.m., former...

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Davis Vanguard
Vanguard Innovation Park Discussion Part One: Why is This Park Different From All Other Parks?

Oct 21, 2014
Vanguard Innovation Park Discussion Part One: Why is This Park Different From All Other Parks?

Last Thursday, the Vanguard hosted its Innovation Park Discussion Forum at DMG Mori in Davis. At least 50 people from the community came out to hear an early discussion on the innovation parks. The panel featured County Supervisor Jim Provenza, Louis Stewart the Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Governor’s Office of Business...

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Davis Vanguard
Addressing Audience Questions from the Innovation Parks Forum

Oct 21, 2014
Addressing Audience Questions from the Innovation Parks Forum

By Tia Will At the time of the Vanguard forum on innovation parks, there were a number of questions from the audience that went unanswered due to time limitations. The Vanguard has made a commitment to initiate an open conversation addressing these questions. I have started with questions concerning the basic need for the...

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Davis Vanguard
Analysis: City Manager Salary Increase and Its Impact on Employee Morale, Labor Negotiations

Oct 21, 2014

In 2009, as the city was starting to take on water fiscally, City Manager Bill Emlen decided to forgo a cost of living adjustment and a merit increase to take a $158,000 salary. That salary would remain in effect until 2011 when the City hired Steve Pinkerton at $188,000. Tonight, the city of Davis...

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