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by Colin Walsh, The City of Davis Social Services Commission will be considering a new "Proposed Mobile Home Park Closure, Cessation, or Conversion Ordinance" at 7pm this evening in the Community Chambers. Preserving mobile home parks is a strategy to continue to provide cost effective housing that is not currently... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Davisite
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Davis’s own Josh Jones is running for governor as a green. That makes 2 Davisites in the gubernatorial race. And Josh is not like the other candidates. His campaign is corporate-free and people powered and that people power has already taken him up, down and all across the state in... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at The Davisite
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The Davisite received several emails and comments about the recent stories about possible coordination between the Partida and Carson City Council campaigns and we feel it is important to answer a few questions and address concerns. One writer stated that the article "seems to suggest something underhanded was being exposed."... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at The Davisite
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Dan Carson's City Council campaign Facebook page posted a picture of Brian Horsfield the campaign's " Lawn Sign Guy" posting Carson and Partida signs. Note the Partida sign laying on the lawn in the background of the photo. This comes after Carson made a point of not endorsing any other... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at The Davisite
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Spotted today - a gentleman putting up Partida and Carson signs at multiple locations in a car emblazoned with both City Council candidates logos. On April 2nd at the Davis Chamber of Commerce PAC City Council Candidates Forum all of the candidates where asked who they would be casting their... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2018 at The Davisite
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By Christy Corp-Minamijji I have two hometowns, a couple thousand miles apart. This morning I dropped my son off at his high school – his bike is broken. The rainy morning scene was almost aggressively normal – the patient loop of cars through the parking lot, waving each other on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at The Davisite
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Recently the DA’s office put out a press release stating that they may soon start doing what what we’ve been advocating for since this campaign began…voluntarily reducing or dismissing convictions for marijuana-related offenses. In response Dean made the following statement “Although this announcement is clearly politically motivated — and it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2018 at The Davisite
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Measure R My name is Linda Deos and I am a candidate for Davis City Council. I am writing on Measure R because of its continued importance to all of us here in Davis. Let me begin by stating in as clear as terms as possible that I support Measure... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2018 at The Davisite
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The flatlander published the below article before shortly before the community voted against the Nishi project measure A only 2 years ago. With Nishi 2.0 on the ballot this spring, The Davisite is publishing this article to begin the conversation on this very controversial project. The Nishi Proposal By Robert... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at The Davisite
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by Colin Walsh 2 of the biggest decisions faced by the next City Council. As the weather seems to flicker between winter storm and spring sunshine, the June election seems a long way away. Just like the buds turning to flowers, one can tell by the new sprung candidate booths... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2018 at The Davisite
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by Jim Leonard When you don't know whether whether what you "know" is true or not, valid decision-making becomes impossible. And, any decisions made with information of such low quality cannot be monitored as to their effects, which are possibly disastrous; for example, it is unknown whether an enemy has... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at The Davisite
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Despite erroneous media and staff reports to the contrary, the streetlight issue is not resolved. The Council will hear the item tonight, Tuesday night, February 20th at 9:15pm. If you still have streetlights that glow orange and are bowl-shaped on the bottom, those lights are scheduled to be replaced soon... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2018 at The Davisite
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by Alan Pryor and Rick Heubeck Background Four years ago three members of the Davis City Council (Lucas Frerichs, Rochelle Swanson, and Dan Wolk) voted to approve a Development Agreement between the City of Davis and the New Home Company (the Cannery site developer) that granted entitlements to the New... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2018 at The Davisite
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