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City of Davis considers joining Marin Clean Energy, a Community Choice Energy company

Letter of intent sent to express interest in joining, working toward 2015-16 energy goals With the intention of making progress on its 2015-16 goals, which are part of the Community Choice Energy Advisory Committee (CCEAC), the Davis City Council sent a non-binding letter of intent to explore possible membership to Marin Clean Energy (MCE)....

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This week in Senate

Last Friday, ASUCD Senate called its meeting to order and began with unit director reports. KDVS General Manager Ashley Hanson gave an update on the radio station’s quarterly progress, including its annual Pledge Drive. This allows KDVS to bring another year of noncommercial, freeform programming; in exchange for donations, KDVS offers a “thank you”...

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News in brief: ASUCD health committee hosts Wellness Week

Last week, the ASUCD Student Health and Wellness Committee (SHAWC) hosted Wellness Week, a four-day series of events aimed at promoting student wellness and campus health resources. SHAWC joined campus organizations such as The Mind Spa, the Center for Leadership Learning, the National Alliance on Mental Illness at UC Davis (NAMI) and The ASUCD...

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Dean of Social Sciences resigns

Dean of the Division of Social Sciences George Mangun recently announced his decision to step down from his position. According to Mangun, deans are normally appointed for five-year terms, creating a continual turnover in each academic division. Mangun, who was reappointed to the position after his term ended, has served as dean for seven...

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Members of law enforcement, community remember local fallen soldiers at the Yolo County Fallen Officers Tribute

Yolo County takes part in National Peace Officer Memorial Day during National Police Week Last Friday at 12 p.m. the Yolo County law enforcement agencies and the Yolo County Retired Peace Officer Association hosted the Yolo County Fallen Officers Tribute at the Yolo County Peace Officer Memorial at the county courthouse in Woodland. Yolo...

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Police departments head new training with support of Attorney General

Oakland, Stockton, Salinas police departments to implement procedural justice-based law enforcement training Following an amendment made to Assembly Bill 1118 (AB 1118), California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced on April 17 the results of a 90-day review of the police training that will now focus on implicit bias and use of force. Over the...

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Governor Jerry Brown proposes to fine cities, water providers, water districts up to $10,000 for wasting water

After meeting with mayors from across the state, many of them from the Bay Area, Governor Jerry Brown proposed new legislation on April 28 that would fine up to $10,000 per day for violations of target water reduction goals for cities, water providers and water districts. The fines would be enforced by local water...

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Davis Ground Zero clothing, board shop to close after 18 years

Downtown sees increase in restaurants, decrease in retail After 18 years of business in downtown Davis, Ground Zero ski shop will be closing its doors on June 28. Ground Zero’s lease contract was up for renewal and according to Executive Vice President of Ground Zero, Brendan Mohr, their landlord doesn’t believe that the business...

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Senate Brief: April 30, 2014

ASUCD Vice President Gareth Smythe presided over the weekly senate meeting on April 30. The meeting was called to order at 8:11 p.m. Environmental Policy and Planning Commission Chair Marissa Ayala and senators Anabiah Syed, Miguel Guerrero, Roman Rivilis, Sarah Priano and Anas Tresh were not present at roll call. Tresh arrived at 8:28...

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Study reveals that online classes don’t necessarily yield positive results

May 11, 2015

A recent study conducted by Cassandra Hart, an assistant professor in the UC Davis School of Education, and education doctoral students Michael Hill and Elizabeth Friedmann found that student grades and completion rates of community college students are lower when they take online courses as opposed to face-to-face classes. The researchers studied students who...

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