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4 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Sacramento: Here's what you need to know for Friday

The sound of Sacramento this weekend is sizzle, splash and thwack. Weather over the weekend will be conducive to outdoor activities.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Davis, CA

8 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

New Front Yard: Autumn crocus is a golden surprise

New Front Yard: Yellow autumn crocus looks a lot like its spring counterpart instead it blooms in September, not March.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Fri Aug 22, 2014

LA Observed

This drought's impact on the West is already big

A lot of harrowing news this week on the extent of the rain and snowfall drought that has seized our part of the world.

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

The Daily Democrat

Assemblywoman Yamada's 'Armada' volunteers recognized

Woodland residents Jacob Engel, a senior at Pioneer High School in his second year with her office; and Fernando Monreal, a transfer student from Woodland Community College who will begin his junior year at UC Davis; Davis resident, Victoria Nishikawa, who will be a freshman and vice president of her ninth grade class at Holmes Junior High School ... (more)

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Related Topix: Woodland, CA, Davis, CA

Davis Enterprise

Picnic Day: Timeline

For publicity, Molly the cow walked from Davis to Berkeley, taking 97 hours. a In 1927, the county Board of Supervisors petitioned for Picnic Day to be a holiday, though this was later denied.

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Business Journal

Behind the List: Top 25 largest Yolo County organizations have 28K employees

This is the University of California Davis School of Law building, with a sculpture in the foreground.

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

Wine Business Online

Supplier News: Napa Valley Inventor Develops Water-Saving Deep-Root Irrigation System

St. Helena, Napa Valley, CA - California farmers each year face challenges in competition for precious water resources, and now with one of the most severe drought cycles in history, this innovative new irrigation tool has come along just in time.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Wine, Drink

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

4-H gardening program a big success this year

Tara Markley 4-H Youth Development agent The first Johnson County 4-H Gardening SPIN just finished.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Education Etc., Davis, CA

Counterpunch

Gunning for Vandana Shiva

Perhaps nothing symbolizes the decline of the New Yorker magazine more than the hatchet job on Vandana Shiva that appears in the latest issue .

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Related Topix: New York, Environment, Science, Activism, Agriculture

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Grape crush kicks off early at UC Davis

Paul Green, assistant winemaker at UC Davis, checks the grapes harvested Thursday morning for crushing.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Bee wins legal battle for names of UC Davis officers in pepper spray incident

Protesters at UC Davis are doused with pepper spray during an incident that caught national attention and led to a suit by The Sacramento Bee.

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Davis Enterprise

Putah Creek Council appoints new executive director

The Putah Creek Council board of directors have appointed Carrie Shaw as executive director of the council, following Libby Earthman's five-year tenure.

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Boulder Weekly

Warming something up

The world's population is projected to top 9 billion by 2050, a 28 percent leap that will greatly increase the demand for food just as climate change is altering rainfall patterns and causing more frequent and widespread droughts.

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Related Topix: Weather, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables, Natural Disasters, Drought, Davis, CA

Chemical & Engineering News

#Chemsafety scalability, sustainability, and transferability at #ACSSanFran

At Sci-Mix on Monday, attendees could check out posters on hydrogenation reaction hazards, eye protection efficacy, and creating a student-based safety committee.

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Related Topix: Cornell University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Davis, CA, Chemistry, Science, University of Washington

Crooked Timber

Coming soon, to a city near you

The University of California, Davis, is located immediately next to - across the street from - the city of Davis, California.

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Planet Jackson Hole

Author talks richness of the road

What is it that makes travel so addictive? Is it the promise of new experiences and the opportunity to meet people who are distinctly different than us? Or is it the hope that being pried from our comfort zone will reveal life's deeper lessons? Author Pam Houston explores how travel can transform us in her recent book, Contents May Have Shifted .

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Teton County, WY, Jackson, WY

Times-Standard

Coroner: Driver in fatal SR 36 accident on lethal level of meth

Results of a toxicology report released Wednesday showed the driver in last week's fatal State Route 36 crash was under the influence of more than three times the lethal level of methamphetamine, which could have caused him to have a heart attack, according to the Humboldt County Coroner's Office.

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA, Fortuna, CA, Hydesville, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Infectious disease center searches for Ebola answers

ACROSS CALIFORNIA TO BE VIGILANT OF SYSTEM'S -- OF SYMPTOMS FOR EBOLA. YOU SEE DAVIS IS AT THE CUTTING EDGE -- YOU SEE -- UC DAVIS IS AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF RESEARCH.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine

The Daily Caller

Report: California Allocates More Water Rights Than It Has Actual Water

California not only has a drought problem, it also has a water allocation problem.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Davis, CA, US News, Conservative Political News

Nature

Microbiology: Microbiome science needs a healthy dose of scepticism

Explorations of how the microscopic communities that inhabit the human body might contribute to health or disease have moved from obscure to ubiquitous.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Autism, Health, Davis, CA, Genetics, Medicine

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