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6 min ago | Davis Enterprise

Wedding: Alpers - Halprin Jackson

A sparkling day at Pajaro Dunes was the setting for the wedding of Julia Halprin Jackson, formerly of Davis, and Ryan Alpers of San Jose, on the summer solstice, June 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Wedding, Davis, CA, UC Santa Barbara, Spain, World News,

4 hrs ago |

Is the oil industry fracking up Californiaa s drinking water?

A UC Davis study released last week reported that farmers statewide are dipping into aquifers to water their crops.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Sacramento, CA

8 hrs ago |

Victoria Smith photo

For this Newsstand Art project, it occurred to me that Mother Earth is the news.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

12 hrs ago |

15 Minutes

Life rarely follows a script. That's what Carmichael resident Elizabeth Galindo learned.


Related Topix: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Celebrities, Daniel Day-Lewis

12 hrs ago |

Human speed bump

Why Sacramento isn't bike-friendly - and how the city could become a biketopia Pollsters highly rank Sacramento's bike culture.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Explosion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Science Daily

Pesticide DDT linked to slow metabolism, obesity and diabetes, mouse study finds

Exposure of pregnant mice to the pesticide DDT is linked to an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and related conditions in female offspring later in life, according to a study led by the University of California, Davis.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Davis, CA, Metabolic Syndrome, Malaria

Chico Enterprise-Record

Community rallies behind family after 18-year-old's crash

Mollie Openshaw and her 18-year-old son, Hunter Openshaw, have been overwhelmed by the community's support after Hunter was in a near fatal crash on July 16. CHICO >> The recovery of an 18-year-old man who suffered a traumatic brain injury two week ago has left family, friends and medical staff "flabbergasted," but the man's mother said the ... (more)


Related Topix: Chico, CA

Davis Enterprise

Author, author! Fowler up for Man Booker prize; Clark's book 'bumped' by Colbert

For the first time in the Man Booker Prize's 45 years, American writers are eligible to win the literary award.


Related Topix: Fowler, CA, Davis, CA, UC Berkeley, Santa Cruz, CA

Ag Professional

Stress-tolerant tomato relative sequenced

The genome of Solanum pennellii , a wild relative of the domestic tomato, has been published by an international group of researchers including the labs headed by Professors Neelima Sinha and Julin Maloof at the UC Davis Department of Plant Biology .


Medical Daily

DDT Pesticide Lowers Body Heat, Causing Obesity, Diabetes, And High Cholesterol

Exposure to the pesticide DDT, which has been linked to a raft of diseases, has now been shown to lower body heat in the female offspring of mice later in their lives.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Davis, CA, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Daily Democrat

New county counsel appointed by Yolo supervisors

After a comprehensive search and an extensive screening process, Pogledich was appointed to this position by a unanimous vote of the board on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Yolo, CA, Yolo County, CA, Davis, CA

Bangor Daily News

Plan for Portland neighborhood includes historic district protection, new building codes

Combine five working groups, five goals, six vision statements, 13 principles and 14 critical actions, and the sum is the draft for creating a sustainable, mixed-use India Street neighborhood.


Related Topix: Portland, ME, University of Southern Maine, Portland State University

News Max

Money Writer: Immigrants Boost Job Prospects for All Americans

Immigrant workers actually help increase employment opportunities for Americans across the board, economics and financial writer Jonathan Todd tells Newsmax TV.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Davis Enterprise

Bee beard photo wins award

A photo of a bee beard taken at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis has won a gold award from the international Association for Communication Excellence.


Related Topix: Davis, CA, Entomology, Science

Davis Enterprise

UC Davis alumnus hopes to bring amateur radio to Nepal

In 2003, UC Davis graduate Suresh Ojha quit a well-paying job as a communications engineer to spend a year in his native Nepal.


Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia, Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Davis, CA, National University,

Customer Interaction Solutions

Environmental Lawyer Peter Nyquist Joins Greenberg Glusker

"Pete is one of California's most highly regarded environmental lawyers and has expertise in a broad range of environmental issues," said David E. Cranston , partner at Greenberg Glusker and chair of the Firm's Environmental Group .


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

UC Davis launches website to compare driving costs of electric vehicles

A new, UC Davis-developed website enables car buyers to weigh the potential costs of operating a plug-in electric vehicle.


Dr. Vino's wine blog

California law allows minors to sip and spit-for credit

Being an undergrad and drinking may appear to go hand in hand. But now they can legally go together in California.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, Drink, Wine

Triple Pundit

NASA: Groundwater Depletion Threatens Southwest Water Supplies

An analysis of data from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Mission indicates the U.S. Southwest is more vulnerable to drought and water shortages than previously believed.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, Agriculture, Science

The Spectrum

USDA declares 15th Farmers Market Week

USDA declares 15th Farmers Market Week Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack declared Aug. 3 through 9 as "National Farmers Market Week."


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Davis, CA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition