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  1. Artists sought for 9th Art FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Daily Democrat

    All artwork submitted must be original and inspired by the farms and farmlands, open spaces, food, agriculture, and agricultural heritage of Yolo County. Artists must be 18 years or older and residents of Northern California.

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  2. Adding crickets to the menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 | The Daily Democrat

    For Bay Area techies attuned to the latest trends, kale is no longer cutting it and quinoa is passé. Instead, many are opting for a six-legged snack.

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  3. No fiddling around for touring artist Tom Rigney and FlambeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Daily Democrat

    National touring artist “Tom Rigney and Flambeau” is one of the headlining acts to perform at this year's Yolo County Fair. Rigney, a fiddler and composer who just released his latest album “Cajun Fandango,” will play on the fair's Main Stage on Saturday.

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  4. San Francisco Bay Area homes set price record as sales dipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    SAN FRANCISCO >> The median price of a San Francisco Bay Area home set another record while year-over-year sales dropped for a third straight month, reflecting a housing crunch that continues to stymie sales throughout the coveted region. The median price of a house or condo in the nine-county, tech-heavy Bay Area hit $712,000 in June, according to numbers released Wednesday by research firm CoreLogic Inc. It was the third straight month of setting a new price high.

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  5. UC Davis womena s soccer: Aggies release 2016 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Nine home matches, five contests against teams that competed in last year's NCAA College Cup and a weekend tournament at UNLV highlight UC Davis women's soccer's 2016 schedule, as announced by head coach Twila Kaufman on Monday.

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  6. Water district finalizes sale of Delta islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    SACRAMENTO >> Southern California's largest water supplier has bought sprawling farmland that could be used to help build twin tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The Sacramento Bee reports the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California said Monday it has completed its purchase of five islands at the hub of California's water system east of San Francisco.

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  7. Pokemon is back; and ita s ruling WoodlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    DAILY DEMOCRAT 18-year-olds Amy Guerrero and Zach Atlee, walk around Woodland Cemetery hunting for Pokemon and Pokestops. The new smartphone app “Pokemon Go” is getting millennials off the couch and out into places they've never been before, such as their local cemetery.

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  8. Ita s Big Pharma pouring in cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    With Californians facing the busiest ballot in more than a decade, big spenders are poised to make it one of the most expensive election battles in state history - already contributing $185 million to fight over everything from sex, drugs and guns to tobacco and taxes. The money is piling up on behalf of campaigns for 17 statewide ballot measures - the most since March 2000.

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  9. UC OKa s $3M to address student hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    A sobering new University of California survey found that nearly 1 in 5 of its students had gone hungry in the past year and that another 23 percent also were “food insecure” - results the university released Monday with a commitment of more than $3 million to address the problem. These numbers - along with preliminary findings from an ongoing California State University study revealing widespread student hunger and homelessness - confirm what student advocates have been saying for years, said Guillermo Rogel, the outgoing board chairman for the UC Student Association.

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  10. Woodland Wanderers roaming to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    On Saturday, July 16, the Woodland Outdoor Wanderers will hold its annual mid-summer hike in the “Cool Gray City of Love,” San Francisco. This year, led by Woodland architectural historian David Wilkinson and architect Roger Klemm, the hike will traverse scenic Corona Heights in the heart of the City.

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  11. Three authors, three stories, three voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Writers Joyce Scott and Lori Ostlund, and poet Melissa Christine Goodrum will all be speaking at the Avid Reader in Davis. Scott makes her appearance tonight, talking about and signing her memoir “Entwined: Sisters and Secrets in Silent World of Judith Scott” at 5:30 p.m. “Entwined” is the remarkable story of outsider artist Scott, who was institutionalized for more than 30 years before being reunited with her sister.

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  12. WOW plans hike to Marin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Just north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, Mount Tamalpais rises majestically 2,571 feet from the heart of Marin County. Its deep canyons and sweeping hillsides are cloaked with cool redwood forests, oak woodlands, open grasslands, and chaparral.

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  13. Concealed weapons ruling may go to the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    A federal appeals court's decision upholding California's restrictions on carrying concealed weapons gives lawyers a fourth chance to try to get the U.S. Supreme Court's attention on a subject directly affecting eight states and the nation's capital. Thursday's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld a law requiring gun applicants to show good reason beyond mere safety.

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  14. UC Davis students about to get a lot more space to learnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    UC Davis officials broke ground June 3 on a 600-seat lecture hall to be situated between Hutchison Hall and California Avenue. The $22 million building is scheduled for completion in January 2018.

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  15. PedroiaWatch: Dustin and Boston Red Sox take on San Francisco GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Dustin Pedroia and the Boston Red Sox are in San Francisco this week, but if you blink you might miss them. Pedroia and his teammates were scheduled to play the first game of a two-game, interleague series against the Giants on Tuesday.

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  16. Bills to help hungry, homeless college students pass AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Legislation to help thousands of California college students who are homeless, hungry or in an emergency financial pinch has cleared the state Assembly and now heads to the Senate. The three bills - AB 2822, AB 1747 and AB 1995 - would give homeless community college students access to showers on campus; offer small emergency grants to community college students in unforeseen circumstances; and tackle food insecurity by requiring colleges to participate in the state's prepared-meals program - created for those with no way to cook or store food.

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  17. Concow tea farmer crafts tea the ancient way a " by hand and with heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Michael Fritts makes up a sample of one of his own varieties as he talks about tea during a tour of his Golden Feather Tea Co. tea farm in Concow.

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  18. Childrena s asylum approvals vary by region across USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    LOS ANGELES >> For unaccompanied immigrant children seeking asylum in the U.S., where they apply seems to make a world of difference. Youngsters whose applications are handled by the U.S. government's regional offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles are far more likely to win approval from asylum officers than those applying in Chicago or Houston, according to data obtained by The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information Act request.

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  19. Open house at Marya s Chapel near YoloRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Mary's Cemetery & Chapel Support Group cordially invites people to attend Mary's Chapel Open House from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 5. The event will feature musical entertainment by Cleve Baker, a program by Bernard & Lynne Gough, and refreshments. Mary's Chapel and Cemetery are located at County Road 98 on the southwest corner of County Road 15 near the town of Yolo.

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  20. Ag startup connects farmers to city dwellersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Although demand for local food in the Bay Area is on the rise, most small farms struggle to stay afloat. But a new student startup called Farmcation, which grew from a UC Berkeley innovation course called “Eat.Think.Design,” is working to connect local farmers with urbanites who want a taste of rural living and are willing to pay for it.

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