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The California Aggie
No medical marijuana dispensaries in Davis

May 2, 2013

Medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, however, the industry continues to remain underground due to marijuana being illegal under federal law. There are no medical marijuana dispensaries in the City of Davis, forcing those who wish to purchase medical marijuana to look to delivery services, Sacramento dispensaries and dealers. In 2005,...

The California Aggie
Davis holds inaugural travel training workshop

May 2, 2013

On April 27 from 9 a.m. to noon, the City of Davis hosted an inaugural Travel Training event at the Davis Senior Center, the first in an ongoing series of biannual workshops intended to improve access to local transportation services for the elderly or those with other mobility challenges. In addition to the biannual...

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The California Aggie
New online student portal to debut this fall at UC Davis

May 2, 2013

Next fall, when students go to MyUCDavis on their browser, they will be redirected to a new student portal. This past November, development began on a new online student services portal, which has yet to be named. The site will have a student-centered approach, where students will be able to access multiple services on...

HealthyCal.org
New VAWA provides unprecedented protection for Native American women

May 1, 2013

By Callie Shanafelt Native American women are physically abused, raped and stalked more than women of any other racial group in the nation. A new provision in the Violence Against Women Act, passed in February, allows Native American courts to prose...

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Girls on the Grid
Found: The Best Body Bronzer

May 1, 2013
Found: The Best Body Bronzer

By Laura Braden Like a butterfly emerging from her cocoon, it’s that glorious time of year where the weather just begs you to wear shorts, skirts and sandals … until you look in the mirror and realize you are P-A-L-E. If you don’t have regular access to a pool, you have a few options: tanning...

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Sean Ferguson’s Corner of the Universe
Delhi Safari Blu-ray Review

Delhi Safari Blu-ray Review

Reviewed by Jami Ferguson A wacky pack of mismatched animals takes on the human race as they travel to the big city to protest the destruction of their jungle.  How can a leopard cub and his mother, a peace-loving bear, a mischievous monkey, an...

Appeal Democrat
Accused Yuba City killer blames mother-in-law

A pregnant Punjabi woman suffered "calculated torture and abuse" from her mother-in-law for refusing to abort her unborn female child, her defense attorney claimed Wednesday. Baljinder Kaur, 38, was arrested in October and charged with first-degree...

Appeal Democrat
Yuba among California’s five fasting-growing counties

SACRAMENTO — California's population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth, the state Department of Finance reported Wednesday. Four of the five fastest-growing counties and...

FOX40
Police: Bear Gets Stuck in Car

May 1, 2013
Police: Bear Gets Stuck in Car

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Truckee Police say a bear got itself stuck inside a car Wednesday evening.

The cub somehow got inside and the door shut behind it. Officers say they quickly released the bear.

Officials remind everyone to lock their doors and …


FOX40
Manteca Neighborhood Hit by Caterpillar Invasion

May 1, 2013
Manteca Neighborhood Hit by Caterpillar Invasion

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Manteca residents saw an infestation of caterpillars leave their neighborhood just as quickly as they arrived.

One neighbor living off South Manteca Road said there were so many caterpillars, it looked like “the street was moving.”

All that remains …


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