UCD study: Climate change threatens state’s fish with extinction

Salmon and other native freshwater fish in California likely will become extinct within the next century due to climate change if current trends continue, ceding their habitats to non-native fish, predicts a study by scientists from the Center for Watershed Sciences at UC Davis. The study, published online in May in the journal PLOS ONE, […]

June 05, 2013 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

UCD builds research ties with Madrid

UC Davis has signed a new working agreement to increase intellectual, academic, scientific, business and cultural relations with the Comunidad de Madrid, the government of the Madrid region. The agreement was signed May 28 by UC Davis Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter and Ignacio González, president of the regional government of Madrid. The comunidad’s […]

June 06, 2013 | Posted in UC Davis | Tagged ,

Wrangle up some food and fun at Street Food Rodeo

From mango tri-tip sliders to paella, from kimchee dogs to gourmet gyros, Davis’ Street Food Rodeo on Friday will have something for all tastes. The event, which features 16 food trucks and beverage vendors, runs from 4 to 9 p.m. on G Street at Sixth Street, just south of the Davis Food Co-op. In addition […]

June 06, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Still time to register kids for summer enrichment classes

Wondering what your kids will do to keep busy this summer? Consider enrolling them in summer enrichment classes offered by the Davis Adult and Continuing Education School in cooking, math, gardening, comic books, reading, creative writing and college essay-writing. More than 20 classes are geared for elementary, junior high and high school students. Some classes meet for […]

June 05, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Sutter qigong offers new summer classes

Summer session qigong classes sponsored by Sutter Health begin Monday, June 24, and run for 10 Mondays. Classes take place at the Davis Holistic Health Center, 1403 Fifth St., and the schedule includes two new classes. “Qigong for Healthy Weight,” from 4 to 5 p.m., features a form specifically designed for weight loss by a […]

June 14, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Free coffee, free music at Mondavi Center

The Mondavi Center will host an open study session from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, the first day of spring quarter finals week at UC Davis. Students are invited to enjoy free coffee and classical music in both the Yocha Dehe Grand Lobby and the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre. Plenty of seating will be available, including […]

June 05, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,


Susan Muller of Pasture 42 sells local eggs and extra-virgin olive oils at the Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market, held every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the hospital entrance, 2000 Sutter Place. The market — which also features farm-fresh produce, local honey, baked goods, flowers, plants and garden starts — continues through […]

June 05, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Death toll hits 10 in European flooding

BERLIN (AP) — Germany dispatched thousands of soldiers Tuesday to help cities and towns cope with flooding from the rain-soaked Danube and other southern rivers — reinforcements that came a day after the Bavarian city of Passau saw its worst flooding since 1501. The death toll rose to at least 10, including seven in the […]

June 04, 2013 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Davis Permaculture Guild meets Thursday

The Davis Permaculture Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Conference Room at the Davis Food Co-op, 620 G St. This is a group for people interested in organic gardening, sustainable living and giving surplus back to community. Dominic Allamano, a certified permaculture designer from Sacramento, will present an overview of the permaculture […]

June 05, 2013 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

State’s universities are still seen as a bargain

By Kevin Fagan A college education in California is still a good bargain compared with the rest of the nation, but that advantage is rapidly eroding as tuition costs spiral upward and students have to take out more loans, according to a study released Monday. In 2000, one-third of the state’s freshmen at both private […]

June 05, 2013 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Gas leak forces apartment evacuations

Residents of four buildings at an F Street apartment complex were displaced overnight Saturday as PG&E crews repaired an underground gas leak. Paul Swanson, division chief for the Davis Fire Department, said residents of the Parkside Apartments, 1521 F St., reported a natural gas smell at about 11 p.m. Fire crews summoned PG&E workers to […]

June 04, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,

Bob Dunning: This is a battle for our hearts and wallets

LET THE CAMPAIGN BEGIN … got my first solicitation for a campaign in which the general election is still nearly a year a half away … the email came from the newly named campaign treasurer of the Joe Krovoza for Assembly 2014 operation who allows that he is “excited” about serving in that capacity … […]

June 04, 2013 | Posted in Bob Dunning | Tagged ,

‘Underdog’-turned-hero Kabang heads home

The little mutt called a hero after saving two children from being run down, but losing her upper jaw when she flung herself at an oncoming motorcycle, has been cleared by UC Davis veterinarians for a return home to the Philippines after eight months of care.

Most recently, surgeons removed two upper teeth, reconstructed an eyelid and closed Kabang’s open facial wound with flaps of skin from the top and sides of her head. They then reconstructed her nasal openings and inserted stents allowing new nostrils to form.

Kabang, now about 2 years old and weighing 30 pounds (about five more than …

Former Dixon coach enters not-guilty plea

A former Dixon youth sports coach accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl pleaded not guilty to the criminal charges against him Monday in Yolo Superior Court. Troy Anthony Hensley, 37, is due back in court Friday, when his attorney Richard Lansburgh will make a bid to reduce Hensley’s $1 million […]

June 04, 2013 | Posted in Crime, Fire + Courts | Tagged ,