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  1. UC Davis student drowns while rafting in creekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Authorities say a 20-year-old student at University of California, Davis drowned in a weekend rafting accident in Yolo County. The Sacramento Bee reports Wednesday that Lisa Sayaka Nakamaru was rafting Sunday in Putah Creek when she and a friend fell into the fast-moving waters.

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  2. Wine bargains: 10 good options under $20Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    We live in the 21st century. Scientists at the famous wine schools at the University of California, Davis, and the University of Bordeaux have isolated the methods for making clean, standard wine – if not yet the ethereal stuff that also requires artistry.

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  3. Growing next generation of farmers in WintersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Workers sort walnuts at the Mariani Nut Co. in Winters. Now in its fourth generation of farming, the Mariani family sends their kids to college and then integrates them back into the business.

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  4. Davis City Council selects Yolo official as new city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Davis City Council voted 4-0-1 in closed session to extend a contingent offer to Brazil after conducting a nationwide search. Mayor Pro Tem Robb Davis abstained.

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  5. UC Davis student drowns in Putah CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Lisa Sayaka Nakamaru, 20, was on a rafting trip about 2 p.m. Sunday between Lake Solano Park and Monticello Dam when she and a friend fell from their raft into the fast-moving waters of the creek. The friend made it to shore with minor injuries, but Nakamaru could not be found.

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  6. Ask Sacto 911 crime Q&A: What happened to man arrested after photographing boys on Davis trail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    What was the outcome of the case against Nicholas Bowen who was arrested, along with a female companion, sometime around April 2013 while photographing young boys on a bike trail? The two came to the attention of federal authorities after the were arrested in Davis in July 2013, when Xu allegedly was seen approaching two boys, ages 10 and 12, and exposing herself to them. Bowen was present and filmed Xu's encounters with the boys, authorities said.

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  7. This Week: Sacramento council to vote on contract for Curtis Park foot bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    After years of planning, the Sacramento City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday to move ahead with construction of an $11.9 million pedestrian bridge connecting Sacramento City College and the Curtis Park Village development now under construction in the former railyard just north of Sutterville Road. The City Council is being asked to approve a contract with Viking Construction Co.

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  8. California plastic bag ban signed, setting off sweeping changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill making California the first state in the nation to ban single-use plastic bags from grocery stores. Concluding the long odyssey of one of the most contentious bills of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation phasing out the single-use plastic bags that grocery stores and other retailers use to package products at the checkout line.

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  9. Endorsement: Chaires can step in quickly in Elk GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    With Mayor Gary Davis and Councilman Pat Hume running unopposed, Elk Grove voters are focusing on the City Council candidates in District 4. It says something special about this fast-growing city that what voters see is America's diversity – a Latina, a Hispanic man and immigrants from Pakistan and Laos. Of the four, Nancy Chaires, chairwoman of the city Planning Commission, is the best prepared to step into the job.

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  10. California plastic bag ban signed, setting off sweeping changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill making California the first state in the nation to ban single-use plastic bags from grocery stores. Concluding the long odyssey of one of the most contentious bills of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation phasing out the single-use plastic bags that grocery stores and other retailers use to package products at the checkout line.

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  11. Yolo jury: Davis teen sane at time of double murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The killings were unfathomable, the crimes unspeakable, and Daniel William Marsh was sane when he committed them, a Yolo Superior Court jury found Tuesday. Marsh was 15 when he broke into Oliver Northup and Claudia Maupin's south Davis home in the predawn hours April 14, 2013, and savagely murdered the elderly pair.

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  12. Obituary: Dr. Sophia Yin, 48, was renowned pioneer in humane training for petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Dr. Sophia Yin is a Davis veterinarian and widely known expert on animal behavior as it relates to training pets. Dr. Sophia Yin, a veterinarian and internationally recognized pioneer in the field of animal behavior as it relates to training pets, died Sept.

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  13. Davis, West head umpire crews for wild-card gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Davis has worked 122 postseason games, more than any other umpire. He'll handle the Oakland at Kansas City game Tuesday night, along with James Hoye, Dan Iassogna, Bill Miller, Todd Tichenor and Bill Welke.

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  14. Tax rates go up Wednesday in some Northern California localesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    New sales and use tax rates take effect Wednesday in a handful of Northern California cities, according to the state Board of Equalization. In the Sacramento region, the tax rate in the city of Davis goes from 8 percent to 8.5 percent.

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  15. Endorsement: John Garamendi deserves another two years in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Rep. John Garamendi, a mainstay of California politics since the 1970s, has earned another term in Congress, given his experience, expertise in water and interest in national defense. Garamendi, 69, is a Walnut Grove rancher who represents Congressional District 3, which includes Travis and Beale Air Force bases, UC Davis, and some or all of Sacramento, Yolo, Solano, Lake, Yuba, Sutter, Glenn and Colusa counties.

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  16. California's crop harvest much smaller than usualRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    With harvest time across California, many of the state's once-robust crops, from grapes to almonds, are anticipated to be smaller than usual this year due to the state's historic drought. The Sacramento Bee reports that the water shortage has led to shrinking rice, orange and pistachio crops as well.

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  17. AM Sacramento: Here's what you need to know for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Cool weather is forecast through the weekend in Sacramento with daytime temperatures 7 to 10 degrees below normal for late September. Early autumn can be quite warm in Sacramento.

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  18. Davis teen found guilty of first-degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    A Yolo Superior Court jury on Friday found Daniel William Marsh guilty of first-degree murder in the April 2013 stabbing deaths of a Davis couple. The verdict came a day after arguments concluded Thursday in the case against Marsh.

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  19. Yolo prosecutor: Davis teen’s ‘bloodlust’ led to double murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    A Yolo County jury on Thursday began deliberating the fate of Daniel William Marsh, the teenager held in the April 2013 stabbing deaths of an elderly Davis couple, after weeks of often-graphic testimony in the grisly case. The Yolo Superior Court trial in Woodland ended much as it began.

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  20. Yolo prosecutor: Davis teen's rage led to double murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Predatory rage, not doctors' mistakes or the side effects of medication, led teenager Daniel Marsh to kill a couple in their south Davis bedroom, the lead prosecutor in the murder case told jurors in his closing argument Thursday. "This case isn't about mistakes, it's about murder," said Michael Cabral, Yolo County assistant chief deputy district attorney.

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