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  1. California is losing most land to development across the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Across the country more home building is taking place, as seen with this development between Pioneer Avenue and HWY 113. The natural landscape of the American West is gradually disappearing under a relentless march of new subdivisions, roads, oil and gas production, agricultural operations and other human development, according to a detailed mapping study.


  2. San Francisco hotels build beehives for honey, awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    In this photo taken Monday, April 18, 2016, beekeeper Spencer Marshall checks a number of hives on a garden deck outside the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. At least seven San Francisco hotels have built rooftop beehives that produce honey for food, cocktails and spa products. 2 comments

  3. The Inn at Park Winters takes food from farm to tableRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Park Winters Executive Chef Scott Ostrander prepares a golden beet chutney, which may be featured in an upcoming wedding at the venue. After experiencing the fast-paced atmosphere of San Francisco, John Martin and Rafael Galiano made it their business to give others a place to slow down.


  4. Assisted migration brings millions of fish to the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Seasonal employee Rick Camden uses a screen to guide salmon fry to a loading port Tuesday at the Feather River Fish Hatchery in Oroville. State Department of Fish and Wildlife employees were busy loading the young salmon onto trucks for transport to San Pablo Bay.


  5. Woodland resident named acting provost of UC DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    The University of California Office of the President announced Thursday that San Francisco attorney Melinda Haag, a former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California, will lead an independent investigation into allegations that Linda Katehi violated university policies while serving as chancellor of UC Davis. UC President Janet Napolitano last week placed Katehi on 90-day paid administrative leave to allow outside investigators to review the allegations.


  6. Career education making a comeback in US high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Antioch High School student Amani Taylor takes a break from removing invading species of plants at the Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge in Antioch, Calif. In the latest incarnation of vocational education programs that once prepared young people not bound for college for skilled trades, the federal government and states like California are betting big that connecting high school studies to the increasingly technical knowledge required in fields such as manufacturing, agriculture and information technology will get more students to graduate, go on to complete at least some college and find well-paying jobs.


  7. Davis man dead, Winters ambulance driver hurt in Bay Area accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    CROCKETT >> A Davis man died Thursday and three ambulance workers - including one from Winters - were injured critically in two multicar crashes in the same area of Interstate 80, the California Highway Patrol said. Angel Valenzuela, 25, died when the Mazda he was driving collided with a semi-truck while going eastbound on I-80 just west of the Cummings Skyway exit around 3:24 a.m., the CHP said in a statement posted on the agency's Facebook page.


  8. SoCal water district buys Delta islands for $175MRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    FRESNO >> Southern California's largest water district has signed a multimillion deal to buy several sprawling islands far north in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, drawing criticism for giving the powerful district a stronghold in the vital water hub, officials said Monday. The deal worth $175 million will put the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California in ownership of 20,000 acres in the delta, a source of water for millions of residents throughout the state and some of the nation's most valuable farmland.


  9. As anti-immigrant rhetoric dominates, many swear allegiance to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Jane Tyska-Bay Area news Group Volunteer Marjan Philhour, of San Francisco, left, helps Josefina Marcida, of Daly City and originally from the Phillipines, register to vote after a naturalization ceremony at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. Omar Maher couldn't have been prouder to become “a citizen of the No.


  10. After delay, crab fishermen hope to salvage seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    SEA >> With crab pots and equipment already piled high in their boats, commercial fisherman along much of the Northern California coast at long last are poised to set sail this week, launching the Dungeness crab season after state officials finally declared the iconic creatures safe to eat. A nearly five-month delay was caused by hazardous levels of toxin in the tasty crustaceans.


  11. Study: Rentersa rise extends beyond big US cities to suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    NEW YORK >> In the American imagination, suburbs are places to buy a house and put down roots. But a growing percentage of suburbanites rent, according to a new study.


  12. Supreme Court will stream arguments onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    The California Supreme Court will begin streaming oral arguments online as the judiciary works to improve access and fairness in the court system, the state's top judge said. Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye told a joint session of the Legislature that the streaming is part of the court system's effort to adapt following an economic downturn that brought a sharp drop in court funding.


  13. Bay Area seed company expanding to WoodlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    The investment in land, greenhouses, offices and other facilities to be constructed on the Woodland location reflects Sakata's commitment to California's vital agriculture and seed sectors, according to Dave Armstrong, president and CEO of Sakata Seed America. “Since our founding in San Francisco in 1977, Sakata Seed America has continually expanded its staffing and infrastructure in the Bay Area and Sacramento Valley,” says Armstrong.


  14. Humans join owl war in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    A spotted owl, left, and a barred owl specimen are held side-by-side by Jack Dumbacher, curator of the California Academy of Sciences Department of Ornithology and Mammalogy, in San Francisco on Thursday. Studies are being conducted to understand how the invasive East Coast barred owl is impacting west coast populations of the threatened spotted owl.


  15. PG&E bills headed higher in March and in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    SAN FRANCISCO >> PG&E monthly bills for residential customers are on the rise again as a result of an increase that's coming in March for the electricity portion of the bill, and proposals, detailed in a regulatory filing on Tuesday, for increases in both gas and electricity costs. The upcoming increases would arrive in two stages.


  16. Landmark study finds dementia risk varies among ethnic groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    In the largest and longest study thus far of ethnic disparities in dementia risk, researchers compared six ethnic and racial groups within the same geographic population and found significant variation in dementia incidence among them. The results were published online recently in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association.


  17. High-speed rail foes argue in court that system cana t keep its promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    SACRAMENTO >> Current state plans for a $68 billion high-speed rail system would not get passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in the time voters were promised when they approved the project, attorneys for a group of landowners opposing the system argued in court Thursday. In addition, estimated ridership figures for shorter trips are not reliable, and operation and maintenance costs are likely to exceed projections, the lawyers said.


  18. a Iron Chefa cooking competition face-off on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Two Yolo County chefs will face-off in an Iron Chef-inspired competition in which they must create the tastiest fare centered around a mystery ingredient. The event will feature chefs Andrew Moret of Carlton Senior Living and AJ Webb from BlackPine Catering and Events, and will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m., at Carlton Senior Living in Davis.


  19. Study: Airbnb landlords rent out properties full timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    While the average Joe struggles to make rent in the Bay Area's inflated housing market, a new study claims local Airbnb landlords are making millions by essentially turning their properties into illegal hotels. The report, authored by Pennsylvania State University's hospitality school and backed by Airbnb's opponents in the hotel industry, targets Airbnb hosts it claims are using the site to run full-time, short-term rental businesses.


  20. E-cigarettes arena t helping smokers quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | The Daily Democrat

    Electronic cigarettes are widely promoted and used to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes, but a new analysis from UC San Francisco found that adult smokers who use e-cigarettes are actually 28 percent less likely to stop smoking cigarettes. However, a new study released on Thursday by the University of San Francisco and is the largest to quantify whether e-cigarettes assist smokers in quitting cigarettes indicates that it doesn't work.


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