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20 hrs ago | CBS Local

Covered California Information Seminars

Following the passage of the national health care reform, California created Covered California , an agency or exchange to help implement the new law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Sacramento, CA

21 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Farm briefs: Funding for livestock water, horse show results, new farm advisers

FSA FUNDING FOR LIVESTOCK WATER HAULING >> Livestock producers may be eligible for Farm Service Agency assistance for water hauling.

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Related Topix: Flournoy, CA, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Daily Democrat

First same sex-couple married in Yolo County after Prop 8 overturned celebrates anniversary

Julia Luckenbill and DD Levine of Davis are like any other couple celebrating their first wedding anniversary.

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Related Topix: Yolo County, CA, Davis, CA, US News, US Supreme Court, Gay/Lesbian

The Daily Democrat

Kitchen Botany offered at Davis library

The Mary L Stephens Davis Branch Library continues to offer summer programing for adults, this time focusing on what happens in the kitchen.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Big Pine Key, FL

Chico Enterprise-Record

Children, teen and adult art classes offered through Yuba Sutter Arts

MARYSVILLE >> Yuba Sutter Arts offers three different levels of summer art classes from July 21 through Aug. 8 at the Lee Burrows Arts Center, 624 E St. Children ages 3 to 5 will learn about color and composition with an emphasis on play 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Related Topix: Marysville, CA, Yuba City, CA, Wheatland, CA, Yuba County, CA, Entertainment

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

New Front Yard: Pipevine supports butterflies

This is one part in a weekly series featuring the UC Davis Arboretum "New Front Yard" series, 41 drought-tolerant and beautiful plants well adapted to our region.

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Related Topix: Sacramento County, CA, Davis, CA, Home Gardening, Home

The Daily Democrat

Committees named for new Sacramento campus

Chancellor Linda Katehi has appointed two committees, one to craft an update of the Vision of Excellence and the other an advisory group for a possible new campus in the Sacramento area.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Linda, CA, Medicine, Nursing

Holtville Tribune

Keep Buildings Airtight

Picture this: you have your house air sealed but are still too cold in the winter, too hot in the summer, and your energy bills are racking up.

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SFGate

Easy solution to Giants' 'culturally appropriate attire' flap

There's a raging debate going on in San Francisco about "culturally appropriate attire."

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz, Watsonville police recruits offer glimpse of training

Watsonville police recruit Devon McMahon stands at attention and answers questions during the midterm inspections Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Watsonville, CA, Monterey County, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

The Daily Democrat

UC Davis scientists to update drought forecast

Scientists from UC Davis next Tuesday will update and expand their forecast of the California drought's economic effects on agriculture at a news conference.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

The Daily Democrat

Woodland businesses looking to help education

Dozens gathered at Yolo Fliers Club to welcome two new leaders in education - Michael White, the new president of Woodland Community College, and Woodland Superintendent Maria Armstrong, who was named to replace Debra LaVoi in June.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Woodland, CA, Yolo, CA

EurekAlert!

NMR under pressure: Reproducing deep-Earth chemistry

Chemists want to understand chemical reactions that happen in solutions under high pressure in the Earth's crust.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Nuclear Energy

The Reporter

UC Davis veterinarians warn of potential aerosol bird toxins

Avian specialists at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine are warning of several potential aerosol toxicoses, and are urging bird owners to take special precautions with their fragile animals.

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Autoblog

Official: There are now more than 500,000 EVs on the planet

In the three years since automakers started selling mass-produced plug-ins such as the Nissan Leaf battery-electric and Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in, global customers have acquired a half-million plug-ins, according to a UC Davis report .

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Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Hatchback, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Tesla Model S, Sedan, BMW, BMW i3, Ford Fusion, Ford

The Record-Courier

Scientists urge awareness after non-native fish found in Tahoe creek

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. - Lucas McNamara was hiking around Griff Creek in Kings Beach last week with his family when he saw a black, spiny fish, about 1 foot long, lying dead in the creek.

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Related Topix: Kings Beach, CA

Sacramento Today

Violent Crime: Plea Bargaining Not a Good Idea?

A UC Davis study comparing violent misdemeanor convictions with their original criminal charges has found that subsequent violent crimes could be prevented if criminal charges were reduced less often during plea bargaining.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Health News Digest

Pancreatic Surgery Complications Impact Hospital Costs More Than Length of Stay

When it comes to a specific type of pancreatic surgery, post-operative complications have a far greater impact on total cost than does how long the patient stays in the hospital, according to a published paper by UC Davis researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Oncology

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento's Ronald McDonald House will double capacity in $6 million expansion

Every night, the 18 bedrooms at Sacramento's Ronald McDonald House are filled to capacity by families with a child being treated at UC Davis Medical Center, Shriners Hospitals for Children or other area medical centers.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Life, Charity

The Daily Democrat

New CEO for St. John's Retirement Village and Stollwood Convalescent Hospital

Residents and staff gathered in the chapel of St. John's Retirement Village to welcome new chief executive officer M. Therese Brown on Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Canada, Woodland, CA, Davis, CA, Yolo County, CA

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