I write to rebut Bob Dunning's latest installment in the reckless history of Davis he has inserted into his column for many years.
" . . . they tore down my old elementary school to make way for out-of-town farmers selling organic rutabaga . . ."
John Lofland is a professor emeritus of sociology at UC Davis and author of many works on Davis history, including Davis: Radical Changes, Deep Constants.
Correction added at 8:46 PM on Thursday
1966 taken from 1990 is 24 not 34 years, which is an error in my comment.
What is worse, I took this number from page 142 of my book, Davis. That text was subjected to a parade of copy editors and fact-checkers and none of them, including me, caught it!
I suppose this suggests how hard it is to get things right and how careful we have to be.