University of California – Davis

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UC Davis Winery A Posterchild For How To Save Water During California Drought

UC Davis is upgrading, becoming the posterchild of winery sustainability. The winery runs on solar power, and newly installed fermenting tanks will soon connect to a water-recycling system capable of reusing 90 percent of the water used to clean equipment.

09/24/2014

A Mars Bar. The candy maker is also known for other treats, like M&M's, Milky Ways, Snickers, Twix and others. (Photo Illustration by John Pryke/Getty Images)

Mission From Mars: Candy Giant Pledges $40M To UC Davis For Food Research

Candy giant Mars, Inc. is pledging at least $40 million for food-related research at the University of California, Davis.

09/17/2014

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Yolo County Cyberstalking Conviction Rare As Departments Lack Resources

They did not disclose how Erik Bowling got the victims’ cellphone numbers, but they say it can be as simple as pulling the information from a Facebook page and using social media to monitor their every move.

09/02/2014

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Stanford Shuts Out UC Davis In Season Opener, 45-0

Ty Montgomery returned his first career punt for a touchdown and caught five passes for 77 yards and another score, and No. 11 Stanford tuned up for a date with No. 15 Southern California next week by routing UC Davis 45-0 on Saturday.

08/30/2014

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Boy Injured In Quake By Falling Chimney Recounts Incident

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon’s screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn’t get to him.

08/27/2014

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Napa Earthquake Raises Concerns About Sacramento’s Levees

Residents along Garden Highway that CBS13 spoke to on Monday say they’re concerned about whether or not the levee will hold during an earthquake like the magnitude-6.0 that shook Napa.

08/25/2014

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Davis Residents Will Get Chance To Weigh In On Brightness Of LED Streetlights

City leaders have halted the project and installed several streetlights with different levels of brightness. Now they are asking people to choose how bright they want their city at night.

08/19/2014

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Invasive Pest Threatens California’s $2 Billion Citrus Crop

Ferreira worries about his mandarin and lemon crops in Placer County, even though the insects haven’t been found in our area yet. But they have been found in Southern California, along with at least one case of citrus greening.

08/11/2014

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Where Does UC Davis Tuition Money Go?

For California residents, undergrad tuition is $13,896. About 20 percent of that goes to fees that pay for UC Davis sports teams, the campus rec center, career center and mental-health service programs.

08/06/2014

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Man Who Used Facebook To Find Kidney Donor Celebrates 1-Year Mark With New Organ

A local man was desperately seeking a kidney when his wife posted a status update asking for donors. They got a quicker response than they’ve ever imagined. Two families were connected forever through social media.

07/17/2014

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Mosquito Spraying Uses Chemical That Prompted Warning For Pregnant Women From UC Davis

The move comes after the Sacramento-Yolo Vector Control District noticed a significant uptick in dead birds and mosquitoes testing positive for the potentially deadly virus.

06/30/2014

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Study: Fast Food Consumers’ BMIs Go Up By .03 Per Meal

A recent study suggests that a person’s body mass index, or BMI, increases by .03 every time he or she consumes a fast food meal.

02/03/2014

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