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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

UC Davis to work with Chinese on food safety

The agreement, signed Wednesday in China by U.S and Chinese officials, brings together UC Davis and China's Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University, which is funded by the Chinese government.

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Related Topix: Chino, CA, Agriculture, Science, Linda, CA

3 hrs ago | Autoblog

Recharge Wrap-up: EV torque secrets, UC Davis maps future of biofuels

A UC Davis white paper maps out "Three Routes Forward for Biofuels," balancing investment risk with carbon benefits.

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

6 hrs ago | Financial Times

Steven Currall, dean of UC Davis

Steven Currall is not really the traditional US business school dean. A psychologist by training, he taught overseas for several years - in London Business School and UCL in London - as well as studying at the London School of Economics.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, UC Berkeley

9 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

Opinion - 'Small Farms' are fake commercial farms used to get discounted water

This policy has allowed an explosion of fake small farms that have no commercial intention.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, El Dorado County, CA, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Children as young as 3 can reflect on what they don't know

Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, Davis, CA, Kids, Health

15 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Ernesto Sandoval provides tips on growing succulentsErnesto Sandoval...

Ernesto Sandoval provides tips on growing succulents In times of drought, succulents can provide color without much attention Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1mLN0Gi Growing cactus and other succulents doesn't have to be literally a thorn in your side.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Home Gardening, Home, Davis, CA, Boulevard, CA, Watsonville, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Study tests whether dog visits can ease stress of young cancer patients

Kate Smith, a resident at The Meadows assisted-living apartments in Elk Grove, meets Humiko, a Shiba Inu and Lend-A-Heart volunteer while accompanied by her owner Jody Bryan, right, on Monday evening, July 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Elk Grove, CA, Social Software, Leukemia, Oncology

Contra Costa Times

Stanford receiver Ty Montgomery has arm injury

Receiver Ty Montgomery, Stanford's top returning playmaker, is questionable for the season opener against UC Davis and could miss the Week 2 showdown against USC as he recovers from an arm injury, Cardinal coach David Shaw said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Mashable

My Neighbor's Using Water in a Drought! Quick, Someone Yell at Him

Faced with one of the state's worst droughts on record, some Californians have taken extreme measures to force their neighbors to use less water: publicly shaming them on social media, using the hashtag #DroughtShaming .

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California, Elk Grove, CA

The Daily Democrat

Brave new gardening for brave new climates

This 2014 photo provided by Ann Savageau shows homeowner Savageau in her sustainable drought-tolerant garden in front of her house in Davis.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Sacramento, CA

Business Journal

Davis gets no takers for $188K city manager pay, raises salary range

The city of Davis, in the midst of seeking a new city manager, is now offering more money for the position, after a professional recruiter suggested the city wasn't paying competitively for a city of its size.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA

Business Journal

Cost of California drought is growing

California's economy is expected to lose $2.2 billion as a result of this year's drought and conditions will likely get worse, according to a report released last week.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Davis, CA

San Juan Islander

Meet Your Firefighter: Jason Wood

He has been with the department since 2005, giving him nine years of service. His first firefighting experience was at UC Davis for a restoration ecology class where he helped conduct prescribed burns to restore native grasslands.

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Related Topix: Fire, San Juan County, WA, Olympia, WA

Business Journal

Air ambulance company has plans for base in Rancho Cordova

Santa Rosa-based REACH Air Medical Services has announced plans to operate a base at Mather Airport in Rancho Cordova in October.

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Related Topix: Rancho Cordova, CA, El Dorado County, CA, Sacramento, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California pharmacies resist push to translate drug labels

When Chek Lun Wong picks up his prescription medication for hepatitis B at his local Walmart, he doesn't understand a word.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Boulevard, CA, San Leandro, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Toddler struck by car backing out of Linda driveway

A toddler was badly injured in Yuba County when a driver backing out of a driveway struck the child with his car.

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Related Topix: Linda, CA

Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Toxic algae closes Lake Temescal

A bloom of blue green algae can be seen in the waters of Lake Temescal, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Oakland, Calif.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Alameda County, CA

San Jose Mercury News

Napa's Alison Crowe dishes 'dirt' on Grape and the Girl blog

Napa's Alison Crowe grew up surfing in Carpinteria with a citrus-farming family that threw fabulous wine party potlucks.

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Related Topix: Napa, CA, Carpinteria, CA, Wine, Drink, Los Olivos, CA

Davis Enterprise

UC Davis, China sign global food-safety agreement

Officials from China's Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University in Shaanxi province and from UC Davis signed a memorandum of agreement Wednesday that lays the groundwork for establishing the Sino-U.S. Joint Research Center for Food Safety in China.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Davis, CA, Linda, CA, World News, China

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

UC Davis, Chinese university sign agreement on food safety center

Officials with UC Davis and a China agricultural university in Shaanxi province signed an agreement Wednesday to establish the Sino-U.S. Joint Research Center for Food Safety in China.

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Related Topix: Davis, CA, Agriculture, Science

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