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Salmon tumble into the hold of the Merva W, a fishing trawler, which will carry the young fish down the Sacramento River to the Pacific Ocean, in Rio Vista, Calif., April 8, 2014.
Third Creek flows into Lake Tahoe from the shore of Incline Village. In an ongoing effort to protect the lake, scientists are developing an alternative way to trap stormwater runoff by using the natural depressions in the landscape.
Three years ago, Dean Reese, who teaches a range of science courses from physics to biology at Tracy High School, met a very rare student-a student who would pursue professional research endeavors from the moment he entered Reese's classroom, a student who would eventually garner both regional and national acclaim for his work, and a student who ... (more)
UCD had 60,536 applications from which to make its offers this year and expects to enroll about 5,200 new freshmen in the fall.
University of California, Berkeley's freshman acceptance rate for fall 2014 plunged 3.5 percent amid changes to its admission process, including a greater emphasis on admitting out-of-state students.
Only weeks after taking charge, the new medical chief at UC Davis, Dr. Julie Freischlag, is spearheading a plan to create a school of public health in Sacramento.
The eighth victim of the tragic crash on Interstate 5 near Orland that killed 10 people on April 10 was identified Thursday by the Glenn County Sheriff's Office.
Building on a service that has just celebrated its fourth anniversary, community leaders are fortifying their commitment to secure better access to health care for Latinos in the greater Sacramento region.
Lake District >> A man is recovering today at the UC Davis Regional Burn Center in Sacramento, after he suffered burns to his face during an explosion in the area of county roads 9 and N in the Lake District, north of Orland.
At Brandeis University in late March, Jewish scholars gathered to explore the outsized influence of the concept of Jewish identity.
On a gorgeous first day of spring 2014, I drove with a friend up to El Dorado County, California, for a visit to Boeger Winery, situated on a ridge rising above the historic village of Placerville.
An international team led by researchers at UC Davis has shown that the cyclin B1/Cdk1 protein complex, which plays a key role in cell division, also boosts the mitochondrial activity to power that process.
Davis native Jason Fitzpatrick brings his award-winning feature documentary, "Mile a Mile and a Half," to Woodland for a screening at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 7. Fitzpatrick c0-produced and co-directed the film with Ric Serena.
The domesticated chili pepper is the mostly grown spice crop in the world. A team of researchers at the University of California Davis has discovered the origin of that pepper.
RED BLUFF >> The wrist is one of the body's most intricate structures, and impairments in any part of its system of bones and joints - which make all hand movement possible - can drastically affect daily life.
Arguably the most famous line from "Jerry Maguire" – the movie that took super agent Leigh Steinberg from sports-famous to dinner table-famous – is "Show me the money!" But in his meandering one-hour talk to UC Davis law students Wednesday, Steinberg spoke more about finding the "kwan," a concept from the movie meaning love, respect, ... (more)