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Davis, California is located in Yolo County. Zip codes in Davis, CA include 95617, 95616, and 95618. The median home price in Davis is $430,000 which is roughly $309/per square foot. More Davis information.

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1 hr ago | The Daily Democrat

Hearing continued for suspect in fatal Woodland stabbing

The man charged with the death of Woodland resident Scott Michael Zumbrum had his preliminary hearing continued on Wednesday due to a lack of discovery in the case.

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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Commuter trains, bus systems gear up for Fix50 crowds

RT officials say Caltrans funding won’t be enough to boost service during Fix50 freeway work.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Science Daily

How kids' brain structures grow as memory develops

Our ability to store memories improves during childhood, associated with structural changes in the hippocampus and its connections with prefrontal and parietal cortices.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune

Scientists seek funding to continue Lake Tahoe runoff studies

Third Creek flows into Lake Tahoe from the shore of Incline Village. In an ongoing effort to protect the lake, scientists are developing an alternative way to trap stormwater runoff by using the natural depressions in the landscape.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

UC Davis researchers help find birthplace of chili pepper

Chili peppers likely became a cultivated crop in central-east Mexico, according to a new study by an international team including UC Davis plant scientists.

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Davis Enterprise

Davis native's feature documentary to screen in Woodland

Davis native Jason Fitzpatrick brings his award-winning feature documentary, "Mile a Mile and a Half," to Woodland for a screening at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 7. Fitzpatrick c0-produced and co-directed the film with Ric Serena.

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Davis Enterprise

Panel OKs bill to ease financial hardship for veterans' spouses

On a bipartisan 6-0 vote this week, the state Senate's Committee on Veterans Affairs approved legislation to reverse a 2009-10 budget action that has caused considerable financial and personal hardship for numerous veterans and their spouses living at California's homes for veterans.

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The Daily Democrat

Bradford-Rominger sustainability award honors Mary Bianchi

The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis announced that Mary Bianchi of the University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources is this year's recipient of ASI's Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Davis Enterprise

Meditation, Buddhism classes offered

The Davis Shambhala Center offers a free introduction to meditation every Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. at 133 D St., Suite H, in downtown Davis.

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Davis Enterprise

Local professor subdues unruly man on flight

Gary Walton was on Southwest Airlines Flight 722 from Chicago to Sacramento on Sunday when he heard someone scream "Don't do that! Don't do that!" A man was trying to open the plane's emergency exit door mid-flight, in an incident that has received national attention.

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Examiner.com

Hike the UC Davis Arboretum Trail

The UC Davis Arboretum presents a great venue for an easy hike. It's a wonderful place to spend an afternoon strolling along the creek, visiting the many gardens and plant collections.

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Davis Enterprise

Frank, Peterman, Davis Bicycles! get us from here to there

Learn more What: "Call of the Wolf": an Earth Day celebration plus awards presentation When: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27 Where: Veterans' Memorial Theater, 203 E. 14th St., Davis Admission: $10 adults, $5 children Pre-register: at www.cooldaviscallofthewolf.eventbrite.com Info: info@cooldavis.org * Editor's note: This is the second in a ... (more)

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New Yorker

For Love and Vegetables

As I am writing this, I'm eating a dinner of string cheese - in big bites, not, as the good people of Polly-O intended, in strings - and leftover radishes, which are like regular radishes, but older.

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Davis Enterprise

Early Picnic Day stats show arrests steady, citations down

Davis police arrested 44 people and cited 56 others, mostly for alcohol- and noise-related violations, during the Picnic Day enforcement period, according to preliminary numbers released Monday.

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Davis Enterprise

Sugar overload, on 'Davisville'

Drink one 20-ounce soda daily for a week, and you'll take in enough sugar to fill most of a one-quart Mason jar, says Harold Goldstein, executive director of the California Center for Public Health Advocacy.

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Davis Enterprise

Bob Dunning: Campus may want to totally own Picnic Day

PICNIC PERSPECTIVE a as UC Davis continues to knock itself dead to produce a family-friendly, educational and, above all, fun experience on campus, it may be time for the university to completely sever its relationship with downtown Davis on this once-magical day a while the experience on campus was superb for just about anyone who was willing to ... (more)

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New Statesman

Utterly beguiling: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

This is the first time I have reviewed a novel about which it is almost impossible to say anything without destroying the moment of jolting astonishment that I experienced on first reading it.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Tiny 'Limit 55' book collects briefest of stories

His work contains 26 stories of 55 words apiece. For "Limit 55," Davis songwriter-musician Rick Palkovic had to think small.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Free Press

Study reveals decline in food quality due to rising carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere

As warnings about climate change are becoming increasingly dire, scientists now believe that the quality of our food is at risk due to the spread of greenhouse gases.

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The Fresno Bee

California professor repeats history with Pulitzer

Eighteen years later, the surprise and slight panic Taylor felt repeated themselves when the 58-year-old professor of early American history got the news Monday via a barrage of emails that he had a won a second Pulitzer for "The Internal Enemy," his book about the role escaped slaves around Chesapeake Bay played in the War of 1812.

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