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UC Pays Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed Davis Students

October 24, 2013 | 8:25 am

UC Pays Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed Davis Students

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Former officer gets workers’ compensation for psychological injuries suffered after the incident.

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UC Officials Reach Settlement in Pepper-Spray Case

September 14, 2012 | 12:00 pm

UC Officials Reach Settlement in Pepper-Spray Case

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California reached a proposed settlement Thursday with UC Davis students and alumni who were hit with during a campus protest last November. The UC Regents approved the settlement during a closed session as neither the University’s lawyers nor the lawyers for the Davis students and alumni would comment […]

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August 2, 2012 | 8:33 am

A.M. Splash: South Bay Has Best U.S. Job Growth; UC Davis Report Excused Pepper Sprayer; SF Gangs Spill Blood

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South Bay is the nation’s strongest job market (SJ Mercury News) Santa Clara County is the nation’s strongest job market, measured by the region’s employment gains over the most recent 12 months, federal officials reported Wednesday… During the year that ended in June, the South Bay posted a 3.8 percent increase in its job totals, […]

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March 15, 2012 | 9:32 pm

Judge Leans Toward Releasing Davis Pepper Spray Report; Read the Tentative Ruling

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The judge considering an attempt to block the release of a report on last fall’s UC Davis pepper spray incident has issued a tentative ruling saying he’ll allow the document to become public. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo said that attorneys for UC Davis Police Sgt. John Pike had failed to show that […]

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What the Health Effects of Pepper Spray Are and How to Treat Them

November 22, 2011 | 9:37 am

What the Health Effects of Pepper Spray Are and How to Treat Them

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One version of the video of UC Davis campus police dousing protesters with pepper spray has almost 1,800,000 and counting views on YouTube. UC Davis student David Busco was one of the students sprayed that day, saying the pain felt like “thousands of pieces of glass shooting into your eyes.” Busco says the pepper spray covered […]

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