UC Davis Researchers Work To Slash Water Usage By California Vineyards

The viticulture and enology department is trying to mitigate drought damage by testing out new watering techniques without compromising grape quality.

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Davis Weighs Solutions For Cutting Water In Drought

Watering the grass or the trees? Davis, like many California cities, is grappling with water choices in reaching its 28 percent water conservation mandate from the state.


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Davis Police Cracking Down On Bicyclists

According to the California Office of Traffic Safety, Davis is the third-worst city of its size for bike accidents, with 64 in 2012 compared to 15 in the much larger Sacramento.


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California Drought Changes How Car Dealerships Serve Customers, Wash Cars

Dan Kokotas, the GM at Swift Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Davis says because of the drought, they don’t automatically wash your car when you bring it in for service.


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Urban Beekeeping Creating A Buzz In Yolo County

A Davis nonprofit called Circle Of Bees is trying to get hives moved from open fields to backyards. It’s hands-on, environmentally friendly and requires someone who doesn’t flinch at the thought of being stung.


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Freight Train Hits, Kills Man In Car East Of Davis

Authorities say a man inside a car was hit and killed by a freight train east of Davis late Tuesday night.


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California Lawmaker Calls For End Of Nearly All Group Homes In State

Assemblyman Mark Stone’s legislation would do away with nearly all group homes, a step he says child welfare officials believe is the best approach.



Series Of Break-Ins Investigated At Davis Soccer Club

A Davis soccer club is out thousands of dollars after a series of thefts and vandalism at their complex.


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UC Davis Makes Emergency Alert System Available To Entire Davis Community

The 101st annual Picnic Day is this weekend, and officials at UC Davis are preparing for the celebration.


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Davis Police Release Calm 911 Call By Murder-Suicide Suspect

Davis Police have released the 911 call that preceded a murder-suicide in Davis. Joseph Hein and his roommate Whitney Engler were found dead in a Glacier Drive home in March.


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Overturned Truck Blocks Traffic On I-80 In Davis

Lanes of westbound Interstate 80 were blocked this morning at near Richards Boulevard Monday.


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Vigil Held For UC Davis Student Found Dead With Roommate

The Davis community is desperate for answers as they remember two people killed in what police believe may be a murder-suicide.