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Camp Fire: caring for pets and people

As the Camp Fire continues to burn in Butte County, UC Davis continues its response on campus and off — coming to the aid of animals and people. The campus also welcomed home firefighters from the front lines.

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Cats and owners reuniting at UC Davis

The School of Veterinary Medicine is reuniting some pets brought to campus after the Camp Fire with their owners.

Laci Ping and her husband, Curtis Mullins, adopted Mayson just two weeks ago. The tabby slipped through a carrier when an explosion startled him during the Camp Fire evacuation.

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Sugar-sweetened beverages are Harmful to health and may be addictive, researchers suggest

Just as we might have guessed, those tasty, sugar-sweetened beverages that increase risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases may actually be addictive. Youth between 13 and 18 years of age who were deprived of sugary drinks for just three days reported headaches, cravings and other withdrawal symptoms, according to a University of California study with researchers from both the Davis and Berkeley campuses.

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Human images from world's First total-body scanner unveiled

EXPLORER, the world’s first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3-D picture of the whole human body at once, has produced its first scans.


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Tower 301 @ 301 Capitol Mall

Proposed Tower 301 mixed-use high-rise at 301 Capitol Mall, Sacramento CA The Sacramento Business Journal reporting that CalPERS along with developer CIM are submitting plans for their 33-story mixed use tower for 301 Capitol Mall.  This means the developer is pursuing entitlements while also pushing a marking campaign to attract possible tenants. It’s noted in the article that the project... Read More

Stopping superbugs with friendly microbes

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Happy 80th Birthday Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Lightfoot at the October 2015 unveiling of Golden Leaves - A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot, a bronze sculpture of him in his birthplace,Orillia, Ontario. | 
November 17, 2018 | 
Today marks the 80th birthday of one of Canada's favorite sons, singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot.
Described by fellow Canadian Robbie Robertson of The Band as "a national treasure," Lightfoot was born in Orillia, Ontario and from an early age was performing music. Lightfoot continues to tour and frequently plays in Reno.
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Camp Fire: donation drive wraps, veterinary response continues

The campus continues its efforts to assist victims of the Camp Fire in Butte County, with firefighters on the front lines, thousands of pounds of donations delivered to the fire’s victims, and veterinary personnel treating and seeking the owners of injured or displaced animals.

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People v. PG&E - the 'Showdown at the Bouzy Rouge' the utility giant still turning a blind eye

November 14, 2018 |
San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric - PG&E - has been in the news lately and it has not been without reason... Read More

Causeway Classic to be played in Reno

Updated 10 a.m. Nov. 16: The Causeway Classic football game is headed east, across the causeway and past Sacramento, staying on Interstate 80 all the way to the University of Nevada, Reno, to escape the smoky air in the Davis-Sacramento region. The 65th annual classic between the Aggies and the Sacramento State Hornets was to have been played at Aggie Stadium at noon Saturday (Nov. 17). The game is still on for Saturday, and kickoff is still at noon, but will be played at Mackay Stadium.

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