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California Stem Cell Appeals: Zika, Parkinson’s and ‘Heart-on-a-Chip’

California Stem Cell Appeals: Zika, Parkinson’s and ‘Heart-on-a-Chip’

Three California researchers are asking the directors of the state's stem cell agency today to reject the decisions of its blue-ribbon scientific reviewers and grant them awards ranging up to $2 million.

The scientists are Alysson Muotri, director of the UC San Diego stem cell program; Birgitt Schuele, director of gene discovery and stem cell...

Game to 100
On the wisdom of leaving old love letters alone

Jul 21, 2016
On the wisdom of leaving old love letters alone

I can’t get myself to throw away some old love letters I have stored in the garage, even though I have no interest in rereading them. The oldest go back 50 years to my college days. They reflect several long-term … Continue reading

NorCal Tennis Czar
Lucky loser stuns top seed in Gold River Challenger

Jul 20, 2016

   Alison Van Uytvanck ran out of magic today.   The 22-year-old Belgian played her fourth consecutive three-set singles match after dropping the second set today in the first round of the $50,000 FSP Gold River Women's Challenger.&...

NorCal Tennis Czar
No. 7 seed Cornet falls in Bank of the West

Jul 20, 2016

   This story will be updated with tonight's featured match between top seed and two-time champion Venus Williams and Magda Linette of Poland.   STANFORD, Calif. -- Zheng Saisai isn't just a doubles specialist.   Zheng, wh...

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5 Tips for Planning Your Gold Country Whitewater Rafting Adventure

Jul 20, 2016
5 Tips for Planning Your Gold Country Whitewater Rafting Adventure

Summer is in full swing in Sacramento and so is rafting season on the American River. Whether you want to have a lazy tubing trip closer to downtown Sacramento or experience the rapids in El Dorado County, there is a summer rafting experience for every...

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About 10% of California Teens Have Used E-Cigarettes, Study Finds

Jul 20, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

About 10 percent of California teenagers have used electronic cigarettes, a rate that is higher than national estimates, according to a new study.

Scientists from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research analyzed data from the 2014 California Health Interview Survey, which interviewed 1,052 adolescents ages 12–17.

The study cites previous research that...

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VIDEO: Survey says 40% of UC students are not getting the nutrition they need

Jul 20, 2016
VIDEO: Survey says 40% of UC students are not getting the nutrition they need

A recent survey says that many of the brightest, young minds at University of California campuses do not have access to high quality, nutritious food.

YubaNet.com
Blue-green algae bloom in Lake Britton, caution urged in water contact

Jul 20, 2016
Blue-green algae bloom in Lake Britton, caution urged in water contact

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San Diego Passes Plastic Bag Ban, Boosts Prop 67

Jul 20, 2016

San Diego – The San Diego Council City voted 6-3 today to become the 150th community in the state to ban single-use plastic bags from grocery stores and convenience stores, joining the state’s other major cities in enacting a ban.

“San Diego’s vote provides added momentum for Prop 67, which would protect the statewide ban...

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NorCal Tennis Czar
No. 4 seed Anderson retires from Gold River match

Jul 20, 2016

   Fourth-seeded Robin Anderson, who graduated from UCLA last year after a storied career, retired from her first-round match on Tuesday in the $50,0000 FSP Gold River Women's Challenger.   Anderson, only 5-foot-3 (1.61 meters), qui...

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