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2 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise
The spotted wing drosophila, a major pest that targets berries and cherries and other fruits in the United States, Canada and Europe, is itself being targeted, thanks to groundbreaking genome sequencing at UC Davis and a public-access Web portal hosted at Oregon State University.
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Should the government provide access to health care for everyone?
6 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Marvin L. "Buzz" Oates built warehouses, housing developments and commercial buildings from Sacramento and Davis to Fresno to Arizona, Utah and Texas.
10 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise
The second session of Writing Buddies at Montgomery Elementary School in South Davis begins in early January.
14 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise
Blood clots play an unexpected role in protecting the body from the deadly effects of bacteria by absorbing bacterial toxins, UC Davis researchers have found.
15 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise
FIRE AND ICE a after reading yesterday's piece about potential city of Davis firefighters waiting in a frosty line for a chance at employment, one kind reader asked "Why don't you apply to be a firefighter?" a actually, I would, but for the fact I already work for the best employer in the world a besides, as I understand it, Davis firefighters ... (more)
19 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise
Professor Jerry Woodall works in his lab on Wednesday November 4, 2013 at UC Davis.
Fresh foods and good nutrition may be helpful, but for most people over age 65, where are the studies that measure the effects of nutritional extracts or foods on older people with chronic hypertension who are not responding to medicines? The goal when eating dense nutrition from plant foods is to get people to carry vegetable juice with them to ... (more)
California Highway Patrol Officer Travis Herbert checks for nystagmus - the involuntary twitching of eyes, one of the telltale signs of drug or alcohol use - in test subject Kenneth Durham, vice principal at Emerson Junior High School.
Tickets are available now for the 22nd annual Citizens Who Care benefit concerts, "The Broadway Song Book of 1977," which will be at 7 p.m Saturday, Feb. 22 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Veterans' Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. in Davis.
Thanks to a concerned citizen named Erin who wondered "what in the world is going on?" I headed out to the Veterans' Memorial Center about 8 p.m. on a frigid Monday evening.
Three choral groups from Davis High - the Concert Choir, the Advanced Treble Choir and the Madrigals - will team up with the DHS Baroque Ensemble for a big project: two performances of Part One from the famous G.F. Handel oratorio "Messiah" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, and Saturday, Dec. 21, at St. James Church, 1275 B St. in Davis.
Chanting "Justice for Sam See! Justice for Sam See!" 30 demonstrators waded into oncoming lunch-hour traffic on Elm Street Tuesday to protest the recent death of a Yale professor at police lockup at 1 Union Ave. The demonstration began in front of the Amistad statue outside City Hall.
Fans gather to enjoy a free holiday concert by the award-winning Davis High School Madrigal Singers on Sunday at the Boy Scouts' Christmas tree lot at Mace and Cowell boulevards in South Davis.
Nearly seven years after it was submitted, we received news in late September that the petition to establish 11 American Viticultural Areas within the current Paso Robles AVA has been published for comments.
A woman accused of drowning her 5-year-old daughter before putting the girl in the trunk of her car has been found competent to stand trial, according to a psychologist's report.