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3 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat
A psychologist tasked with evaluating Daniel Marsh's sanity told a Yolo County courtroom the Davis teen struggled with his identity, finding similarities between himself and the serial killers he researched. Describing it as an "identity process" all adolescents go through, clinical psychologist James Rokop told prosecutors Monday that Marsh began to incorporate depressive imagery into his personality.
7 hrs ago | Business Journal
At 34 Nicole Salengo is not only one of the youngest winemakers around, but also one of the few women of any age to hold that industry position. "My mom once told me, 'When you were born, you came out determined,'" Salengo says over a hot cup of tea one recent very warm afternoon.
12 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune
The bluetongue virus, which causes a serious disease that costs the cattle and sheep industries in the United States an estimated $125 million annually, manages to survive the winter by reproducing in the insect that transmits it, report veterinary scientists at the University of California, Davis. The findings solve a century-old mystery and are particularly significant as global climate change brings more moderate winter temperatures around the world.
16 hrs ago | CBS Local
West Sacramento and Davis are scheduled to have large-scale development projects and projected growth which means more jobs during planning, construction and after completion. Tim Ruff, Eric Roe and Mick Schimmel recently purchased 27 undeveloped lots of B Street West, also known as the Good Project by architect Mogavero Notestine Associates.
In a landmark international collaboration on clean vehicle adoption, the University of California, Davis, and the China Automotive Technology and Research Center will work together to help speed the commercialization of plug-in and fuel cell electric cars in China and the U.S. under an agreement signed in Tianjin, China. The five-year memorandum of understanding establishes the China-U.S. ZEV Policy Lab, a partnership between UC Davis, the world's leading university on sustainable transportation, and CATARC, the administrative body that oversees and regulates many activities of the auto industry in China, the world's largest new-car market.
Energy efficient smart lights now illuminate the emergency vehicle routes, parking lots and walkways of NorthBay VacaValley Hospital in Vacaville. The project, conducted in partnership with the California Lighting Technology Center at UC Davis, is reducing the hospitalA AE'ATMs outdoor lighting energy use by 66 percent.
Former Vacaville resident James Garvey saw his Self Lender LLC consumer financial start-up company receive recognition at the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 conference in San Francisco. The Denver-based company was chosen to compete against 26 other teams in the Start-up Battlefield contest.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund says the money is on offer for information leading to the arrest of the killer of Misty last weekend. Misty, 16, was found bleeding in a pasture by a passing cyclist in rural Santa Rosa near Crane Creek Regional Park.
Don't call it a "tank." It's an "MRAP." Painted in brown camouflage, it has a revolving turret, the kind of vehicle you'd expect to see patrolling the streets of Mosul.
The age of the Anthropocene -- the scientific name given to our current geologic age -- is dominated by human impacts on our environment. A warming climate.
In two interviews spanning six hours in August, Daniel Marsh offered a state clinical psychologist a disturbing view into his deeply troubled mind. Marsh, 17, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the April 14, 2013, stabbing deaths of attorney and musician Oliver Northup, 87, and his wife, Claudia Maupin, 76, a Davis church official.
Senior Wildlife Forensics Specialist Erin Meredith analyzing the DNA samples of a mountain lion that attacked a 6-year-old boy in Cupertino on Sept. 7, 2014 The mountain lion killed in Cupertino this week was indeed the animal that attacked a 6-year-old boy, and the big cat did not have rabies, lab results released Friday showed.
A former UC Davis chemist who caused an explosion in a campus apartment last year pleaded no contest to all charges Friday morning. David Snyder, a 33-year-old UCD graduate and chemistry researcher, was accused of mixing up explosives in his home laboratory on campus.
Breast-feeding isn't only good for babies. It can also reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol.
If bees in France buzz around the lavender fields, foraging for nectar, what does the honey they produce smell or taste like? But not all the floral, spicy or woody aromas detectable in the roughly 300 varieties of honeys being produced today are so easy to name. That's where the new Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel, developed by a sensory panel at the Honey and Pollination Center at the University of California, Davis, comes in.
Spencer Park is maximizing his music education, both at Northwestern University and through the National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Music Institute in Washington, D.C. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo Trumpet player Spencer Park, a 2012 Davis High School graduate, stopped in Davis for a few days earlier this month. He was coming off a lengthy visit to Washington, D.C., where he participated in the National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Music Institute.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:14 pm
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