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UC Davis student leads therapeutic riding program “Answered Prayers”

Nov 25, 2014

Hoping to inspire and help people from all walks of life, third-year animal science major Katherine Griffin has started her own nonprofit therapeutic horse riding program in Sacramento called Answered Prayers. “I started volunteering my freshman year at a barn in Vacaville, so I got to see a lot of different disabilities and how...

The California Aggie
Davis Community Meals hosts 12th annual Thanksgiving meal

Nov 25, 2014

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the city of Davis is trying its best to ensure that all people in the community receive the bountiful Thanksgiving feast that Americans dream of all year long. Davis Community Meals (DCM), an organization designed to ensure that low-income and homeless members living in the city of Davis...

The California Aggie
Local community and artists explore synesthesia with art

Nov 25, 2014
Local community and artists explore synesthesia with art

For Lauren Traetto, numbers are much more than just figures. Nine is an older and reasonable number. Seven is red and a youthful boy. Six is his bossy little sister who has an illusion that she will be hurt and one is a small boy who always does the right thing. Traetto has synesthesia,...

The California Aggie
Memories lost to Alzheimer’s disease are recovered through music

Nov 25, 2014
Memories lost to Alzheimer’s disease are recovered through music

In recognition of Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month Dr. Petr Janata, UC Davis professor and researcher in the department of psychology and the Center for the Mind and Brain, visited Carlton Plaza, a senior home in Davis, to present his ongoing research of the relationship between music and memories. The association of music and memories...

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The California Aggie
27th Annual Davis Turkey Trot brings community together

Nov 25, 2014

A Change of Pace Foundation hosted the 27th annual Davis Turkey Trot running event last Saturday at the Civic Center Park downtown. The event had categories for every participant with a 5K, 10K and half-marathon for adults, and 1 mile, 1/2 mile, 1/4 mile and 200-yard dash for children. Despite the light rain on...

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The State Hornet
Red folders on school desktops ease access to mental health services

Nov 25, 2014

Red folders showed up on computers around Sacramento State and other CSU campuses to raise mental health awareness for students.

The California Aggie
Davis continues to foster relations with sister cities

Nov 25, 2014
Davis continues to foster relations with sister cities

On Nov. 17, a group of volunteers gathered at Cynthia Kellogg’s house, a member of the non-profit Davis Friends of Rutilio Grande, to prepare a mailing of holiday fundraising requests. For the last 23 years, Davis residents have donated money to a community of 80 families in Rutilio Grande, El Salvador. “They have a...

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Elk Grove Sports Corner
Where Are All The Fans?

Where Are All The Fans?

Two weeks of football playoff games are now in the book and in the Sac-Joaquin Section the semi-final games will be played this weekend in Divisions I, II and III.

In D-2 action Elk Grove will host St. Mary's Friday. If the Herd wins that means they'll be in the Section championship game for the...

The California Aggie
Susan Mann wins 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 25, 2014

Susan Mann, a UC Davis history professor emerita, has been announced as one of the winners of the 2014 lifetime achievement awards from the American Historical Association. Mann, who is the former chair of the UC Davis history department, is the first UC Davis history professor to receive this award. Though Mann has received...

TechWire
Energy Commission Looks at How to Speed Up Adoption of Zero-Emission Vehicles

Nov 25, 2014

Officials decided to focus on transportation for the biennial update to the Integrated Energy Policy Report given the sector’s potential impact on climate change and air quality.

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