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  1. High school girls volleyball: Woodland Christian hopes playoff pressure makes diamondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    After finishing the season with a 10-0 league record, the Cardinals will enter the Division VI playoffs. The bracket includes one league-opponent, Forest Lake Christian.

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  2. Big quake a a 99.9%a certainty in LA areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    The “probability is 99.9 percent” that an earthquake measuring 5.0 or greater will occur within the next two and a half years on or near the same faults that caused the March 28, 2014 La Habra quake in the San Gabriel Valley, according to an as-yet-unpublished study by a JPL seismologist. And a much larger earthquake of magnitude 6 or above has a 35 percent chance of happening along the same fault lines in that time frame, the study says.

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  3. Race under way to rebuild wetlands and hold back rising seasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Karl Mondon-Bay Area News GroupThe Facebook campus sits next to the Menlo Park Baylands amid the rich colors of the drying mud flats in Ravenswood Slough in this aerial view. The Bay Area is at risk due to rising sea levels unless improvements are made to the region's wetlands.

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  4. El Nino: When will it start raining in California?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    One of the strongest El Niño winters ever recorded since modern records first began in 1950 continues to grow in the Pacific Ocean, federal scientists are reporting. And now, with the likelihood for a wet winter also increasing across drought-parched California, residents staring at empty reservoirs and dead lawns are asking: “OK, so when will it start pouring?” The answer, experts said, is that winter storms in strong El Niño years typically bring more rain to California than normal, but they don't do it any earlier.

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  5. Gov. Brown uses veto messages to control LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    SACRAMENTO >> Gov. Jerry Brown often quotes erudite authors and ancient texts to help explain his thinking. But in a raft of vetoes issued ahead of Sunday's midnight deadline to act on legislation, his message came through loud and clear - Legislature, you messed up.

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  6. Statea s digital privacy laws boosted, protecting consumers from Big BrotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    California has leaped to the forefront of protecting digital privacy - from Big Brother, big business and even your Smart TV - as Gov. Jerry Brown signed a raft of bills aimed at taming a world of increasingly surreptitious technology. The new laws will prevent state and local law enforcement from snooping on emails without a warrant and alert the public when they use high-tech surveillance to tap into cellphone calls.

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  7. Governor signs bill closing ivory sales loopholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    SACRAMENTO >> Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to close a loophole in the state's ban on importing, buying or selling elephant ivory or rhinoceros horns. The measure by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, aimed to end the state's exemption for selling ivory imported before 1977.

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  8. Court Street Courthouse served as epicenter for Yolo County governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    While the now abandoned Courthouse at 725 Court St., was completed in 1917, the site has actually been the epicenter of Yolo County government for more than a century. The county paid Woodland founder Franklin Freeman a whopping $300 for the land in 1862, and built its first Courthouse two years later, at a price tag of $27,858.40, according to Yolo County Superior Court.

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  9. After years of low rates, customers can expect to pay moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    This Sunday, Jan. 20, 2015, photo, shows a water meter cover in New Orleans. Water rates have been shooting up nationwide in drought-stricken states and in cities trying to upgrade their aging infrastructure.

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  10. Lake fire being tamed but death toll keeps risingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Scorched trees and burned vehicles and the remains of homes cover the landscape Thursday Sept. 17, 2015, in Anderson Springs, Calif.

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  11. Many Lake County residents besieged once againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Mike Greenslate stands next to the remains of his home on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, in Lake County, Calif. The fire that sped through Middletown and other parts of rural Lake County, less than 100 miles north of San Francisco, has continued to burn since Saturday despite a massive firefighting effort.

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  12. Aggies swing into Seattle for Husky InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Coming off a fifth-place finish in its debut at the Saint Mary's Invitational, the Aggies head to the Pacific Northwest this week for their second event of the fall, participating in the 2015 Husky Invitational at the Tumble Creek Club at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum, Washington. Located 80 miles from Seattle, the 54-hole event begins on Monday morning with the first group off at 7:20 to begin the first of 36 holes on the day.

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  13. Lake fire being tamed but death toll keeps risingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Scorched trees and burned vehicles and the remains of homes cover the landscape Thursday Sept. 17, 2015, in Anderson Springs, Calif.

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  14. Davis International Film Festival celebrates cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    The first Davis International Film Festival will open at the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis, on Saturday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. with more than 1,100 films from more than 80 countries entered this year's competition. Awards will be presented to the top films by American and Chinese movie producers, directors, actors and actresses at the Opening Ceremony.

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  15. Battered by wildfires, Lake County remains resilientRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Firefighter Thomas Fitzpatrick walks past the remains of a house destroyed in a wildfire several days earlier, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, in Middletown, Calif.

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  16. From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    Eric Risberg-Associated Press file photograph Hampton Creek Foods CEO Josh Tetrick holds a species of yellow pea used to make Just Mayo, a plant-based mayonnaise, in San Francisco. The Agriculture Department says it is looking into documents that show that an egg industry organization under government oversight tried to harm sales of an imitation mayonnaise.

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  17. PG&E rate request would increase power and gas billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    PG&E has proposed an increase in rates that would, if approved by state regulators, lead to higher electricity and gas bills for the company's customers, according to an official filing. The utility giant is asking for a 2.5 percent increase in revenue, which would go into effect starting in early 2017, if the state Public Utilities Commission agrees to the proposal.

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

    Tuesday Jan 26 | 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.

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

    Friday Jan 22 | 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.

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

    Saturday Jan 16 | 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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