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10 min ago | 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.

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2 hrs ago | 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)

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

4 hrs ago | 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.

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7 hrs ago | 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.

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

11 hrs ago | 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.

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

15 hrs ago | 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.

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

19 hrs ago | 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.

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

21 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

Local professor subdues unruly man on flight

Gary Walton was on Southwest Airlines Flight 722 from Chicago to Sacramento on Sunday when he heard someone scream "Don't do that! Don't do that!" A man was trying to open the plane's emergency exit door mid-flight, in an incident that has received national attention.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Circulation

Is Diabetes Mellitus-Linked Amino Acid Signature Associated With...

From the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research and Center for Pharmacogenomics , College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Department of Community Health and Family Medicine , College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville; Department of Preventive Medicine, College ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Nephrology, Genetics

Examiner.com

Hike the UC Davis Arboretum Trail

The UC Davis Arboretum presents a great venue for an easy hike. It's a wonderful place to spend an afternoon strolling along the creek, visiting the many gardens and plant collections.

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Times-Standard

Community remembers Karuk leader Amos Tripp; peers say he bridged...

The community gathered Monday to remember the life of Karuk Tribal leader Amos Merrill Tripp who was the first director of United Indian Health Services and served as an inspiration to his peers.

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Related Topix: Eureka, CA

Business Journal

Union files labor practice complaints against UC

The union that represents 13,000 teaching assistants at the University of California -- including almost 1,800 at University of California Davis -- filed two more unfair labor practice complaints.

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

New Statesman

Utterly beguiling: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

This is the first time I have reviewed a novel about which it is almost impossible to say anything without destroying the moment of jolting astonishment that I experienced on first reading it.

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High Times

Weed Blamed For California Drought

The latest boost to anti-cannabis propaganda comes from California's crippling drought.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento Bee series on Nevada patient dumping named Pulitzer finalist

Bee staffers Cynthia Hubert and Phillip Reese were named finalists for a series of stories stemming from one man’s account of his discharge from Nevada’s primary hospital for mentally ill people to a Greyhound bus bound for Sacramento.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

BusinessWeek

The Mediterranean Loses Its Monopoly on Elite Olive Oil

"You can make really great olive oil anywhere," said Dan Flynn, an olive expert and director of the University of California-Davis Olive Center , "and you can make really crappy olive oil anywhere."

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The Fresno Bee

California professor repeats history with Pulitzer

Eighteen years later, the surprise and slight panic Taylor felt repeated themselves when the 58-year-old professor of early American history got the news Monday via a barrage of emails that he had a won a second Pulitzer for "The Internal Enemy," his book about the role escaped slaves around Chesapeake Bay played in the War of 1812.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, University of Virginia, August, CA

Bellingham Herald

California professor repeats history with Pulitzer

Eighteen years later, the surprise and slight panic Taylor felt repeated themselves when the 58-year-old professor of early American history got the news Monday via a barrage of emails that he had a won a second Pulitzer for "The Internal Enemy," his book about the role escaped slaves around Chesapeake Bay played in the War of 1812.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, University of Virginia

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Honey tasting panel will help create new flavor wheel

I am one of 20 people on a honey tasting panel at UC Davis whose feedback will help the the school's Honey and Pollination Center create a flavor and aroma wheel.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Wine, Drink

Sacramento Today

Harvard Law Professor to Lecture on Affordable Care Act

Charles Fried, the Harvard Law School professor known for his expertise on liberty and the limits of power, will speak in Davis and Sacramento as the UC Davis School of Medicine's 2014 Nelson Lecturer in the Humanities.

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