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UC Davis ranks No. 6 among country’s most sleep-deprived schools

UC Davis ranks No. 6 among country’s most sleep-deprived schools

Jawbone study finds UC Davis students receive average of six hours and 45 minutes per night As the second round of midterms sweep UC Davis, students are beginning to experiment with large doses of caffeine and energy drinks to prepare for their exams and papers. At least this is the narrative on college campuses...

The California Aggie
Thirteen University of California alumni awarded 2016 Pulitzer Prizes

Thirteen University of California alumni awarded 2016 Pulitzer Prizes

Alumni from UC Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, UC Riverside take home awards for categories including public service, fiction and breaking news. This year, 13 University of California (UC) alumni from UC Berkeley (UCB), UC Santa Cruz (UCSC), and UC Riverside (UCR) won Pulitzer Prizes. Awardees include four individuals and a news group consisting of...

The California Aggie
Davis exceeds March water conservation goal

May 5, 2016
Davis exceeds March water conservation goal

Reduced water consumption helps Davis exceed emergency reduction goals In the month of March, Davis reduced water consumption by 45 percent with a total reduction of 27.7 percent between June 2015 and March 2016. Due to the ongoing drought, the California State Water Resources Control Board (CSWRCB) implemented multiple emergency regulations at the state...

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The California Aggie
Davis Ride of Silence to take place May 18

May 5, 2016
Davis Ride of Silence to take place May 18

International ride honors bike crash victims   On Wednesday, May 18, The Ride of Silence will take place in Davis to honor cyclists who have been injured or killed while riding. Rides on May 18 will take place worldwide to honor cyclists who have been in crashes and to raise awareness for bikers’ rights...

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The California Aggie
UC Davis surgeons travel to China to perform free cleft lip repairs on local orphans

UC Davis surgeons travel to China to perform free cleft lip repairs on local orphans

The organization, Love Without Boundaries, has organized 12 such humanitarian medical missions to impoverished countries Two surgeons within the department of facial plastic surgery at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento traveled to China as members of a week-long surgical mission trip organized by Love Without Boundaries, a United States-based nonprofit. Dr. Travis...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Can We Grow Our Way out of Our Problems?

May 5, 2016
Commentary: Can We Grow Our Way out of Our Problems?

I got the idea for this column from a number of conversations I have had over the last few days.  Part of the problem that I think we face in this community is that most people really do not know the extent of the problem we have. I keep hearing, particularly from the opposition...

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Davis Vanguard
Time, Life, Balance, Community Morality & Measure A

Time, Life, Balance, Community Morality & Measure A

By Jeff Boone I love science written at the eighth-grade reading level (so I can understand it).   I don’t like it when my science is politicized, but that is a topic for another day.  I love history too.  Were I not perpetually curious, business-minded and action-oriented (thanks to my maternal-side genetics), I would likely...

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Davis Vanguard
Unitrans Employees Develop a Safe Space Campaign To Raise Awareness of Passenger Safety

Unitrans Employees Develop a Safe Space Campaign To Raise Awareness of Passenger Safety

by Breanna Pasqua Unitrans student employees will be conducting a “Safe Space Initiative” campaign on May 10th and 11th from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.  Unitrans has always taken pride in the safe and friendly service it provides to the community, and this campaign initiated by a group of student employees will help Unitrans...

Davis Vanguard
Opening Arguments in the Lemus Murder Case

May 5, 2016
Opening Arguments in the Lemus Murder Case

Last December, Kelly Choate, 53, was fatally stabbed on a Saturday night by Jeffrey Lemus during a conflict that escalated to violence at Kenny’s Bar & Grill in Woodland.  Deputy DA Kyle Hasapes on Wednesday during opening arguments argued for first degree murder, calling Mr. Lemus’ actions a progressive plan that evolved, changing to...

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Davis Vanguard
Sierra Club Yolano Group – Davis City Council Candidate Questionnaire, Part 4

Sierra Club Yolano Group – Davis City Council Candidate Questionnaire, Part 4

The Sierra Club will not be making a Davis City Council endorsement this year “since all candidates were perceived by our management committee as being equally qualified and all did very well in responding to our series of questions.” The Sierra Club assessment of the Davis City Council candidates is as follows: “The Sierra...

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