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UC Davis students protest proposed tuition hikes


DAVIS - A proposal to increase the cost of tuition at University of California schools across the system has been met with fierce opposition from some student groups.

Protestors crowded the UC Davis campus Tuesday afternoon holding signs and voicing outrage over UC President Janet Napolitano's proposal to raise tuition five percent every year for the next five years. Student Senator Mariah Kala Watson insisted costs are already high enough.

"No student should have to work three jobs, take out loans, apply for scholarships, and bankrupt their family," Watson told the crowd of hundreds cheering her.

Much of the message was targeted at the UC Regents who will consider the proposal.

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Student chefs compete to put dish on UC Davis menu

Student chefs compete to put dish on UC Davis menu

Three students will cook their own recipes before a hungry crowd at a UC Davis dining commons to compete for the honor of having their dish on the menu in a few weeks... Read More

Davis school teacher placed on unpaid leave after sexual battery allegation


A Harper Junior High School science teacher, who was taken into custody for misdemeanor charges of sexual battery Sunday, then released with a notice to appear at Yolo County Court, was placed on unpaid administrative leave, Davis School District Superintendent Winfred Roberso said in a Monday press conference.

Railroad museum to debut new exhibit titled 'See That Lonesome Whistle Blow'!

Railroad museum to debut new exhibit titled 'See That Lonesome Whistle Blow'!

 

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to announce an upcoming new exhibit titled “See That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Mass Market Collectibles With a Railroad Twist” opening Friday, November 21, 2014, in the Museum’s Lobby Gallery. More than 50 steam train-themed mass market items, collectible objects and related artifacts will be on display as part of the new exhibit designed to demonstrate and reflect the widespread nature of railroading in popular American culture.  

 

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Davis teacher accused of sexual battery arrested, then released


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A Davis teacher wanted for alleged sexual battery was arrested in Concord, California Friday night.

John O'Brien was taken into custody for misdemeanor charges of sexual battery and then released with a notice to appear at Yolo County Court, Davis Police Sgt. Dan Powell said. His court date will be scheduled for mid-January, Powell added.

The investigation into O'Brien, a science teacher at Harper Junior High School, started in September, Davis Unified School District Supt. Winfred Roberson said. The school district believes the sexual battery did not take place at school.

Mass Flu Vaccination Clinic in West Sacramento November 22

Mass Flu Vaccination Clinic in West Sacramento November 22

The Yolo County Health Services Department, in partnership with the city of West Sacramento, is holding a free seasonal influenza vaccination clinic on Saturday, November 22, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at West Sacramento City Hall, located at 1110 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento.  Besides providing opportunity for residents to receive the seasonal flu vaccine, this clinic also serves as a test of the county’s mass vaccination response.

In addition to getting a flu shot annually, everyone should also follow these simple steps to avoid the flu:

·         Wash hands often with soap and water

·         Regularly clean commonly-touched surfaces, i.e. countertops, doorknobs, telephones etc. 

Davis teacher wanted for alleged sexual assault


An arrest warrant has been issued for a Davis middle school teacher accused of sexual battery.

The teacher in question is John O'Brien, a science teacher at Harper Junior High School, according to Davis Unified School District spokesperson Maria Clayton.

The school district believes the sexual allegations did not take place at school, Supt. Winfred Roberson said.

The school district first learned of an investigation by Davis police back in September and suspended the teacher two weeks into the new semester, according to Roberson.

Roberson said the district began its own parallel investigation that led to a decision to begin termination proceedings against O'Brien.

"We have very, very high standards of conduct and ethics for our employees and based upon our investigation we have initiated proceedings for release of the employee," Roberson said.