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56 min ago | The Daily Democrat

UC Davis students' stories to help combat stigma of seeking mental health services

Carly Sandstrom, her fellow students and others are sharing their personal stories as the campus launches a major Web-based initiative to encourage students to feel comfortable talking about mental health and seeking help.

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3 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

City environmental award winners 2014

Isao Fujimoto, a lecturer emeritus at UC Davis, poses for a photo with former Davis Mayor Ann Evans, after receiving the city of Davis Environmental Recognition Award at Tuesday's City Council meeting.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Three Fix50 workers hurt in "unusual" construction accident

Day two of the Fix50 project downtown provided little drama for commuters, as traffic mostly flowed smoothly.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, OSHA

Merced Sun-Star

UC Merced Connect: Professors' expertise tapped for policy discussions at drought summit

Two UC Merced researchers are slated to take part in the UC Drought Science, Policy and Management Summit at the state Capitol on Friday.

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Related Topix: UC Merced, Merced, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Daily Democrat

UC Davis asks for Strawberry Commission lawsuit to be dismissed

UC Davis has filed a motion with the Alameda County Superior Court this week asking that the lawsuit filed against the university by the California Strawberry Commission be dismissed.

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Related Topix: Alameda County, CA, Linda, CA, Sacramento, CA

Davis Enterprise

Fire crews gather for joint training

Crews from the Davis and UC Davis fire departments work together to reload hose on City Engine 31 following a multi-company drill Monday at Cranbrook Apartments in East Davis.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA

Business Journal

Energy Commission grants include $1.1M to UC Davis for transportation center

The California Energy Commission awarded grants including $200,000 for the city of Davis to create a plan for additional plug-in electric vehicle charging stations.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Alternative Energy, Energy, Santa Barbara County, CA

Contra Costa Times

Mead steps outside the Renaissance Fair

Mead, the ancient alcoholic beverage spun from honey, is shedding its medieval reputation and claiming a coveted spot in Northern California's artisanal drinks culture.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, San Francisco, CA, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books, Apiculture, Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Davis Art Walk: City doubles as an open-air gallery

You can get to downtown Davis by car or by train. Either way, you'll find yourself in a town that feels like it's just the right size with an ambience that's both hip and laid back.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA

Examiner.com

Birthplace of the domesticated chili pepper, the world's most widely grown spice

Photo credit: Sean Mattson, STRI. Smithsonian archaeologist, Dolores Piperno, measures a teosinte plant growing under past climate conditions.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, North America, World News, Mexico, Davis, CA, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Earth Day: What do you do to protect Lake Tahoe?

An Envirolution Club member sports a plastic bag dress during Saturday's Trashion Show.

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Related Topix: Squaw Valley, CA, Olympic Valley, CA

Truthdig

Meet the Doctor Who Gave $1 Million of His Own Money to Keep His Gun Research Going

Federal funding for research on gun violence has been restricted for nearly two decades .

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Davis, CA

Patch.com

Possibly Best Earth Day Contribution Ever: UC Davis Unveils Campus Food-Waste-to-Energy Converter

UC Davis is officially opening its "Renewable Energy Anaerobic Digester" in a ceremony coinciding with Tuesday Earth Day -- April 22 .

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Medical News Today

How brain structures grow as memory develops through childhood has...

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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The Daily Democrat

UC Davis conference showcases undergraduate research

Simon Staley, a biological systems engineering major at UC Davis, is part of the undergraduate research conference.

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Merced Sun-Star

Admission rates fall at UC campuses

Even as the University of California accepted a record number of freshmen for fall 2014, admission rates at its most selective campuses reached new lows.

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Related Topix: California, UC Berkeley, UC Merced, Merced, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Journal

Davis looks for developers interested in building innovation park

The city of Davis is trying to spur developer interest in building an innovation park for the city's growing technology companies.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

An American Cartoonist: History degrees and academic struggle, 1978-1999

I noted with interest the other day the awarding of a second Pulitzer Prize for History to former UC Davis Professor Alan Taylor, now at the University of Virginia.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Portland State University, University of Oregon

Switched

Belly-Fat Myths That Need To Go Away

You know that miracle cures are too good to be true, but did you know that these other belly fat "facts" have been debunked? By Amanda MacMillan It's no surprise to any of us that abdominal fat is bad for your heart and your lungs, but recent studies show that it's also detrimental to your bones.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Davis, CA, University of Pittsburgh

Live Science

Birthplace of Chili Pepper Farming Revealed

Chili peppers reign as the world's most widely cultivated spice crop; farmers grow them in bulk, and self-described chili-heads breed ever-spicier varieties of the fruit.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Archaeology, Anthropology, Genetics, Medicine, Davis, CA, UC Berkeley

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