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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 $499,000 which is roughly $313/per square foot. More Davis information.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

Psychologists' evaluation of Daniel Marsh ruled out psychosis

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.

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7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ed Goldman: Talk about a rare vintage - Nicole Salengo is young, female and a winemaker

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.

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12 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

Study solves the mystery of bluetongue livestock disease

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.

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16 hrs ago | CBS Local

New Developments In West Sacramento Increase Job Opportunities

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.

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20 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

Evolutionary biology key to tackling diverse global problems

Evolutionary biology techniques can and must be used to help solve global challenges in agriculture, medicine and environmental sciences, advises a nine-member global team led by an evolutionary ecologist from University of California, Davis. "Evolutionary biology is often overlooked in the study of global challenges," said lead author Scott Carroll of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and the Institute for Contemporary Evolution, also in Davis.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Holtville Tribune

China and UC Davis partner to put Zero Emission Vehicles on a faster track

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.

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The Daily Democrat

No one injured in early Sunday structure fire

A house at 149 First Street was destroyed during an early morning Sunday fire. However, no one was reported home at the time.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Reporter

University of California, Davis teams up with VacaValley Hospital for ultrasmart lighting system

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.

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The Daily Republic

Former Vacaville resident received TechCrunch honor

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.

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Horsetalk

Reward over fatal shooting of pony in California

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.

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Daily Kos

Davis, California Tells Its Police Chief To Get Rid Of His Tank

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.

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Science Daily

How evolutionary principles could help save our world

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.

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Davis Enterprise

West Nile virus holds strong in Davis area

West Nile virus continues to maintain a presence in the area, with the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito & Vector Control District reporting the discovery of 25 new samples of infected mosquitoes on Friday. "While we're near the end of summer, this week we've had hot temperatures for this time of the year and we're still seeing ongoing West Nile virus activity throughout both of our counties," said Gary Goodman, district manager, in a news release.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Psychologist details Davis murder suspect's hateful thoughts

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.

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NBC Miami

Slain Mtn. Lion Had Attacked Boy

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.

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The Daily Democrat

Former UC Davis chemist pleads no contest to making explosives in his campus apartment

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.

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US News & World Report

Why Breast-feeding is Important for Mom's Heart Health

Breast-feeding isn't only good for babies. It can also reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

From Cotton Candy To Cat Pee: Decoding Tasting Notes In Honey

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.

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Davis Enterprise

Trumpet in hand, Davis High grad pursues dual degrees at Northwestern

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.

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Davis Enterprise

'Solving 9/11' author will speak to Davis group

Christopher Bollyn, author of the "Solving 9-11" set of books, will speak at the Davis for 9-11 Truth meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17. The group will meet in the Community Room of the Davisville Apartments, 1221 Kennedy Place.

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