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1 hr ago | Times-Standard

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

5 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

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

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

UC Davis biomedical academy helps move research to market

The UC Davis Biomedical and Engineering Entrepreneurship Academy connects students, researchers and faculty with industry representatives and investors.


Related Topix: Davis, CA

10 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

Art, science meld for unusual lecture series at UC Davis

All are welcome at the next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous, a speaker series at UC Davis that focuses on the "borderland between art and science," an organizer says.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Ohio State University, UC Santa Cruz

11 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

Mishawaka Police asking for the public's help after two assaults in Kamm's Island Park

Mishawaka Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man they think is responsible for a pair of assaults on women at Kamm's Island Park.


Related Topix: Mishawaka, IN, St Joseph County, IN, South Bend, IN

11 hrs ago | Wired

Animals Who Drink and the People Who Cut Them Open

The bodies started arriving in 2005 - dead birds, dozens of them, ferried in coolers.


Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ed Goldman: A heartwarming only-in-California kind of story

Marie-Josephine Cecile Philippine Aarts-Kenis and Constantiyn Johannes David Philippe Aarts-Kenis, children of a Belgian couple, were born to a surrogate mother in Sacramento.


13 hrs ago | Sacramento Today

Sickle Cell Drug Passes Early Phase Trial

A potentially groundbreaking investigational drug designed to treat the painful vaso-occlusive crises that are the hallmark of sickle cell disease has been found to be safe following a clinical trial at UC Davis.


17 hrs ago | Planetizen

Profiting from a Water Crisis

A growing water crisis in California has become an opportunity for some to cash in.


Related Topix: Davis, CA

21 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

Top UCD undergrad featured on 'Davisville'

Ashley Coates didn't have a Facebook page at college. She does have a brother who sometimes made her dinner.


Related Topix: Davis, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Investigation: Indiana pesticide oversight inadequate amid study linking pesticides to autism

Are pesticides linked to Autism? It's a question many pregnant women in Michiana are asking.


Related Topix: Indiana, Agriculture, Science, Elkhart County, IN, St Joseph County, IN, Elkhart, IN


Teleconferencing reduces stress in hospitalized children

UC Davis researchers recently proved something they already suspected: that teleconferencing, which helps hospitalized kids communicate with their families, actually reduces their stress levels.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, HIV/AIDS, Health


Large salmon in the Kings River

I was lucky to grow up on a farm along the lower Kings River near Kingsburg , and these photos show my grandfather and his brother with big Chinook salmon from the 1930-40's.


Related Topix: San Joaquin, CA

Decanter Magazine

California to allow underage students to taste wine

California's state senate has voted to allow winemaking students below the legal drinking age to sample wines, following a campaign led by university professors.


Related Topix: California, Davis, CA

The Atlantic

Why Your Yoga Class Is So White

Thick, glossy copies of LA Yoga , Yoga Journal, and Yoga Magazine cover the rickety folding table in the lobby of Green Tree Yoga and Meditation.


Related Topix: Fitness, Yoga, Blog News, Davis, CA


Berkeley-Haas Energy Study Commissioned by California Air Resources...

California's landmark cap-and-trade system for regulating greenhouse gases could be vulnerable to price spikes and market manipulation, according to a study released today by scholars affiliated with the Energy Institute at Haas .


Related Topix: UC Berkeley

Agri Marketing

UC Davis Announces Food Initiative To Address Global Challenges

UC DAVIS ANNOUNCES FOOD INITIATIVE TO ADDRESS GLOBAL CHALLENGES Jul. 8, 2014 Feedstuffs magazine reports: University of California president Janet Napolitano presented the university system's plans July 1 for a comprehensive food initiative to the California State Board of Food & Agriculture.


Related Topix: California, Agriculture, Science, UC Santa Cruz

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Between the Lines: Bee Book Club to host mystery authors

The Sacramento Bee Book Club has been around the literary block and back. Since 1997, its agenda has been to bring nationally recognized, award-winning authors to Sacramento, and invite the public to attend their presentations and book signings.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Nonfiction, Arts, El Dorado Hills, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Study: CT Scans Carry Cancer Risk for Young Patients

A nationwide study of more than 40,000 children evaluated in hospital emergency departments for head trauma found that if children had only loss of consciousness, and no other signs or symptoms related to the head trauma, they are very unlikely to have sustained serious brain injuries.