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2 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

More Latinos being admitted to UC Davis

UCD had 60,536 applications from which to make its offers this year and expects to enroll about 5,200 new freshmen in the fall.


Related Topix: Linda, CA, Standardized Testing, Education

3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: UC Berkeley acceptance rate plunges amid new admission process

University of California, Berkeley's freshman acceptance rate for fall 2014 plunged 3.5 percent amid changes to its admission process, including a greater emphasis on admitting out-of-state students.


Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

UC Davis public health school back on front burner

Only weeks after taking charge, the new medical chief at UC Davis, Dr. Julie Freischlag, is spearheading a plan to create a school of public health in Sacramento.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Sacramento, CA

8 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Eighth bus crash victim officially identified

The eighth victim of the tragic crash on Interstate 5 near Orland that killed 10 people on April 10 was identified Thursday by the Glenn County Sheriff's Office.


Related Topix: Orland, CA, Glenn County, CA

12 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

UC Davis to host annual global health day

UC Davis and the University of California Global Health Institute will host global health leaders from California and beyond on Saturday, April 26, during the fourth annual UC Global Health Day.


Related Topix: California, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Linda, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Securing better health care for Latinos, immigrants

Building on a service that has just celebrated its fourth anniversary, community leaders are fortifying their commitment to secure better access to health care for Latinos in the greater Sacramento region.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Chico Enterprise-Record

Man suffers burns to face after north Orland explosion

Lake District >> A man is recovering today at the UC Davis Regional Burn Center in Sacramento, after he suffered burns to his face during an explosion in the area of county roads 9 and N in the Lake District, north of Orland.


Related Topix: Orland, CA, Sacramento, CA

The Jewish News Weekly

the space between | How can we measure, or foster, Jewish identity?

At Brandeis University in late March, Jewish scholars gathered to explore the outsized influence of the concept of Jewish identity.


Related Topix: Brandeis University, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

In El Dorado County

El Dorado County: an Historic Region for Wine Tasting

On a gorgeous first day of spring 2014, I drove with a friend up to El Dorado County, California, for a visit to Boeger Winery, situated on a ridge rising above the historic village of Placerville.


Related Topix: El Dorado County, CA, Wine, Drink, California, Placerville, CA, Amador County, CA


Dual Role: Key Cell Division Proteins Also Power Up Mitochondria

An international team led by researchers at UC Davis has shown that the cyclin B1/Cdk1 protein complex, which plays a key role in cell division, also boosts the mitochondrial activity to power that process.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology, Breast Cancer

Davis Enterprise

Davis native's feature documentary to screen in Woodland

Davis native Jason Fitzpatrick brings his award-winning feature documentary, "Mile a Mile and a Half," to Woodland for a screening at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 7. Fitzpatrick c0-produced and co-directed the film with Ric Serena.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Woodland, CA

National Public Radio

The Origins Of The Domesticated Chili Pepper

The domesticated chili pepper is the mostly grown spice crop in the world. A team of researchers at the University of California Davis has discovered the origin of that pepper.


Related Topix: Davis, CA

Science Daily

How kids' brain structures grow as memory develops

Our ability to store memories improves during childhood, associated with structural changes in the hippocampus and its connections with prefrontal and parietal cortices.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Davis, CA, UC Berkeley

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

Procedure at UC Davis pinpoints local woman's wrist woes

RED BLUFF >> The wrist is one of the body's most intricate structures, and impairments in any part of its system of bones and joints - which make all hand movement possible - can drastically affect daily life.


Related Topix: Red Bluff, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Super agent Leigh Steinberg of 'Jerry Maquire' fame...

Arguably the most famous line from "Jerry Maguire" – the movie that took super agent Leigh Steinberg from sports-famous to dinner table-famous – is "Show me the money!" But in his meandering one-hour talk to UC Davis law students Wednesday, Steinberg spoke more about finding the "kwan," a concept from the movie meaning love, respect, ... (more)


Related Topix: Celebrities, Tom Cruise, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Education Etc.

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Scientists seek funding to continue Lake Tahoe runoff studies

Third Creek flows into Lake Tahoe from the shore of Incline Village. In an ongoing effort to protect the lake, scientists are developing an alternative way to trap stormwater runoff by using the natural depressions in the landscape.


Related Topix: Davis, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

UC Davis researchers help find birthplace of chili pepper

Chili peppers likely became a cultivated crop in central-east Mexico, according to a new study by an international team including UC Davis plant scientists.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Agriculture, Science, North America, World News, Mexico, Plant Biology, Biology, Genetics, Medicine

Inside Bay Area

Poll: 88 percent of Californians say there is 'a serious water shortage' in the state

Nearly nine out of 10 Californians say the state is suffering from a "serious water shortage," according to a new poll that confirms widespread concern over the lack of rain, diminished Sierra snowpack and low reservoir levels after three years of drought.


Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

The Daily Democrat

Bradford-Rominger sustainability award honors Mary Bianchi

The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis announced that Mary Bianchi of the University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources is this year's recipient of ASI's Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Davis, CA, Yolo County, CA, San Luis Obispo, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: Half a loaf on Community Center Theater may not be enough

A renovation plan would cost $11 million just for the ADA fixes. Beyond that, the City Council faces big decisions about the 40-year-old building's future as Sacramento's workhorse arts venue.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Opinion