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California is shutting down 11 oil and gas wastewater injection sites and reviewing over 100 others in the state's drought-ravaged Central Valley as officials fear companies have pumped toxic fracking fluids into needed drinking water aquifers.
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According to the Sacramento County coroner's office, Christopher Argumedo, 18, was pronounced dead at 1:10 a.m. Saturday at the UC Davis Medical Center, where he had been listed in critical condition for more than a week following the July 11 accident.
Steven Cliff, 44, of Sacramento, has been appointed assistant director of sustainability at the California Department of Transportation.
Alex Tirapelle, a three-time state champion for Clovis High, was named the wrestling coach at the University of Pennsylvania on Monday.
A third year of drought in many places in California is taking its toll, according to a new study by the University of California Davis.
The following are six surgery centers that have made the news locally, at the state level or nationally in the past two weeks.
Olives trees have a lot to offer the United States. One of those things is water - and this year, as California dries to a shriveled crisp, water is looking especially important.
Three University of California nursing schools are among 14 nationwide to receive the first grants from a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program to increase the number of nurses with Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
In the past few weeks, I have had been asked the same question by reporters, friends, strangers, and even a colleague who posts regularly on this very ScienceBlogs site : why, if the California drought is so bad, has the response been so tepid? There is no single answer to this question that the drought is bad; and the response has been tepid).
Many weeds can grow from root or other weed fragments. Other weeds that propagate primarily by seed can produce literally thousands of seeds per plant.
The Tuolumne Utilities District noted recently that, if we all do our part and use less water, we just may just get through the drought this summer.
Modesto Irrigation District wells pumped 311 percent more groundwater this January through June than they did during the same months last year.
The monuments for Anaheim's police dogs will be similar in concept to "Faithful Partner," a life-size bronze German shepherd honoring California's law enforcement dogs at UC Davis, sculpted by Santa Barbara artist Susan Bahary.
A two-decade veteran of jobs in state and county government has been hired as a deputy city manager in Stockton, the city announced Friday.
Davis Surgery Center and UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif., have created an affiliation agreement that allows UC Davis orthopedic surgeons to perform cases at the surgery center, according to a Sacramento Business Journal report.
The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District received confirmation from the Center for Vectorborne Diseases at U.C. Davis that three mosquito samples from the Coachella Valley tested positive for West Nile virus.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:04 am
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