Our network

Back-to-the-Future plants give climate change insights

If you were to take a seed and zap it into the future to see how it will respond to climate change, how realistic might that prediction be? After all, seeds that actually grow in the future will have gone through generations of genetic changes and adaptations that these “time traveling” seeds don’t experience.

 ... Read More

Community Sponsors

Suspects in mortgage fraud case in Elk Grove sentenced in U.S District Court

November 13, 2018 |  
Three suspects in a mortgage fraud scheme that involved 14 properties in Northern California including one in Elk Grove, were sentenced on Friday, November 9 at U.S. District County in Sacramento by Judge Garland Burrell Jr.  
 ... Read More

Judge orders moratorium on offshore fracking in federal waters off California

By Dan Bacher | November 12, 2018 |  
In a victory for the ocean, a federal judge on Friday, November 9, ordered the Trump administration to cease issuing permits for offshore fracking and acidizing in federal waters — waters over 3 miles from shore — off the coast of Southern California.
 ... Read More

Community Sponsors

Classes canceled for Nov. 13 due to poor air quality

UC Davis classes in Davis and Sacramento are canceled on Tuesday, Nov. 13, due to poor air quality as a result of the Butte County fire. 

The campuses are open. All employees should report to work; however, those who work outdoors should limit activity. Please be safe. 

For air quality information, visit the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District or the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality District. ... Read More

High marks from U.S. news

New rankings from U.S. News & World Report give UC Davis best-in-the-nation status, based on reputation and research, in two subject areas:... Read More

Granite Bay man pleads guilty to defrauding federal government

November 9, 2018 |    
A Granite Bay, California man, Jim A. Meron, pleaded guilty on Monday, November 5 in U.S. District Court in Sacramento to defrauding the government-procurement fraud scheme... Read More

Fall color in the rose garden

Fall color in the rose garden

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Join Historic Rose Garden docent Judy Eitzen for "Fall Color in the Rose Garden." Enjoy late blooms, brilliant foliage and a variety of colorful rose hips (fruit) in our pioneer garden cemetery. You'll see, sniff, examine and learn about the wide variety of roses in our award-winning rose garden. The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is a place where gardens grace graves, time stands still and history lives. Meet inside the front gate. Rain cancels.

The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. There is ample free street parking on surrounding streets, with limited parking within the cemetery. For more information about the cemetery, call 916-448-0811.

Learning From gorillas to save killer whales

In 2018, the southern resident killer whale population in the Pacific Northwest’s Salish Sea was at its lowest ever. The world watched in September as an orca named Scarlet, or J50, wasted away and died, leaving just 74 of her kind left. Some wondered if this was “What extinction looks like.”

 ... Read More

AP projects Bera wins reelection bid to California's 7th District

November 7, 2018 |  
The Associated Press has projected Democratic Congressman Dr. Ami Bera has won a fourth term representing California's 7th District. Bera defeated Republican Andrew Grant.
For Bera, who has experienced three razor thin victories, this cycle it is the first time he was declared victory within hours, not day or weeks later. Bera previous defeated incumbent Dan Lungren in 2012, followed by former Congressman Doug Ose in 2014, and Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones in 2016.
Unlike his previous narrow victories, the National Republican Congression Committee did not invest heavily in the district choosing instead to dedicate resources to several seats they had hoped to preserve. In previous election cycles the battle for the district, that is confined to Sacrament County, had been among the most expensive congressional battles in the country.  ... Read More