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Central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper - now the world's most widely grown spice crop - reports an international team of researchers, led by a plant scientist at the University of California, Davis.
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The fire started shortly after 1 a.m., when employees and patrons at McDonald's on Court Street started calling emergency officials to report the restaurant itself was on fire.
Q: An elderly relative will be driving from Vallejo to the Davis area to Elk Grove on April 23. If she comes in on I-80 to I-5 south, will there be a gridlock that far back and should extra time be allotted? Highway 12 from Fairfield to Highway 99 is not an option for her.
Tometi "Tim" Gbedema of Davis, center, is surrounded by students at a village school in Otwetiri, Ghana, that he has been supporting since he founded The Otwetiri Project in 2007.
Almost every worker looks for ways to reduce the amount of time it takes to complete a task, but woodcarver Diana Kwan found that to be a really dangerous preoccupation for an artist.
Starting this Thursday, Domsic will be slow smoking full-time at the new Dickey's Barbecue Pit in is a cool college town with a great culture - I know Dickey's Barbecue Pit will be a new local favorite."
There was no absence of tears in a Yolo County courtroom Friday when Aquelin Talamantes cried hysterically in her holding cell, causing her family to do the same.
Salmon tumble into the hold of the Merva W, a fishing trawler, which will carry the young fish down the Sacramento River to the Pacific Ocean, in Rio Vista, Calif., April 8, 2014.
Some say that journalism is a dying art, but The Hub newspaper at Davis High School has found a way to keep up with ever-changing trends through its website, bluedevilhub.com .
Mike Sheehan of Davis, left, and college buddy Brad Vernet are all smiles after a successful kidney transplant operation in Boston.
ONE STEP BEHIND COWTOWN a Cindy at aol.com is worried that our town is falling behind - you'd better sit down - Vacaville when it comes to water conservation a writes Cindy: "I have a friend who lives in Vacaville who tells us that the city of Vacaville is doling out a whopping $1,000 per residence if the residents replace their lawns with ... (more)
California Connections Academy @ North Bay, a tuition-free virtual public school serving students in grades kindergarten through 12, will host a free information session in Davis for families interested in learning about its online program and individualized approach to education.
Tim Jordan, a coffee expert who co-owns the business with craft baker Jason Griest, told me he'd provide more details next week.
Volunteers for the Robb Davis for City Council campaign will gather on Saturday, April 26, to launch a weekend of neighborhood walks for the candidate.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org n Editor's note: This is the last in a ... (more)
A few spots still remain on Saturday's downtown Davis walking tour, which starts at the Hattie Weber Museum, 445 C St., at 2 p.m. Local historian Gerri Adler will lead the tour, which winds through downtown as she explains the historic buildings and sites and recounts her adventures growing up in Davis in the 1950s.