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1 hr ago | 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.


2 hrs ago | 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 .


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

6 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Kings Beach, CA

10 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

14 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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

The Reporter

Vallejo actress thrilled with 'Les Miz' role

One thing about Les Miserables. Its popularity pretty much eliminates any chance at obscurity.


Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Solano County, CA

Tobin James among local vintners, growers honored by wine groups

Tobin James and husband-and-wife team Lance and Claire Silver have been chosen as Wine Industry Persons of the Year.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Paso Robles, CA, San Luis Obispo County, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Piglets will be a no-show at California State Fair

A devastating virus that has killed millions of piglets across the country and caused a spike in pork prices now is disrupting one of summer's most beloved annual events: the California State Fair.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

Red Bluff Daily News

29 teens complete science of water camp

A week-long camp at the Shasta College Tehama Campus gave students a hands-on education in water science and drought.


Related Topix: Tehama, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Tehama County, CA, Red Bluff, CA, Whiskeytown, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Award-winning UC Davis ale to be released

Joe Williams, left, and Mario Vargas, third from left, raise mugs of their Kölsch with Sudwerk lead brewer Mike Hutson, second from left, and UC Davis brewing professor Charlie Bamforth.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Williams, CA, Beer, Drink, Recipes

Business Journal

Ed Goldman: Born in Sacramento, these babies will grow up in a castle

Simon Aarts-Kenis and Gwen Kenis-Aarts and their newborn children, Marie-Josephine Cecile Philippine Aarts-Kenis and Constantiyn Johannes David Philippe Aarts-Kenis.


Related Topix: Sacramento County, CA

UConn Advance

Learning About Agricultural Production in America's Heartland

On a trip that lasted three weeks and covered 5,900 miles, six students enrolled in the class "U.S. Agricultural Production Systems" learned firsthand how America produces its food, and why getting it from farm to table is a complex process.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Slow Food, us Travel, Lancaster, PA, Kutztown, PA

Academics predict long wait for immigration overhaul

"If this crisis gets prolonged … I think that's a threat for immigration reform, not even in the short term but in the next few years," said Karthick Ramakrishnan, associate professor of political science at the University of California-Riverside.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, UC Riverside, US News, Illegal Immigration, Georgetown University

Honda Smart Home is now open source

Earlier this year, Honda introduced its Smart Home, a home on the University of California Davis West Village campus that, among other things, produces more energy than it consumes.


Related Topix: Davis, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Alleged Folsom prostitute accused of homicide is linked to local tech industry

A Folsom woman described by police as a high-priced prostitute has been arrested for allegedly providing a fatal drug overdose to a client and then stepping over his body to finish off a glass of wine before fleeing.


Related Topix: Drugs, SynapSense, Illinois

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Two people sustain major injuries in Redcrest accident

Authorities released additional information today on the two people who received major injuries when their vehicle crashed into a tree and caught fire near Redcrest.


Related Topix: Redcrest, CA, Eureka, CA, Arcata, CA

Daily Kos

July 4 "celebration" shot ends in tragedy

This story hasn't gotten much attention outside the Charlotte media, and I think it deserves to be heard.


Related Topix: Charlotte, NC


Non-Native Fish Found at Lake Tahoe

Lucas McNamara, 7, was hiking around Griff Creek near Kings Beach Fire Station last week with his family when he saw a black, spiny fish, about 1-foot-long, lying dead in the creek.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Lake Tahoe Travel, Travel, Kings Beach, CA