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Robert L. Davis

Body Found Down Marin County Cliff Identified As Missing San Rafael Man

Robert Leslie Davis was last seen around 8 p.m. on Feb. 26 after he left Marin Joe’s Restaurant at 1585 Casa Buena Drive in Corte Madera. After his weekly dinner with his daughter, he drove toward U.S. Highway 101 and was reported missing the next day, San Rafael police said.

04/03/2014

The Kappa Sigma fraternity house in Davis was the target of an attempted arson on the morning of November 3, 2013. (CBS)

Feds Called To Investigate Arson Attempt At Frat House Near UC Davis

Police in a university town near Sacramento are calling on federal authorities to help investigate an attempted arson that they say appears to have been intended to maim and kill people in and around an off-campus fraternity house.

11/05/2013

Lt. John Pike of the UC Davis Police has been placed on administrative leave for pepper spraying nonviolent protesters on November 18, 2011. (CBS)

Ex-Cop In UC Davis Pepper Spraying Reaches $38k Settlement With School

The former police officer who gained national attention after video of him surfaced pepper-spraying University of California, Davis students during an Occupy rally has reached a settlement with the university on a worker’s compensation claim related to the incident.

10/23/2013

UC Davis

UC Davis Hires $260K Communications Guru To Help Boost Image

The university hired Luanne Lawrence as associate chancellor for strategic communications earlier this year at a salary higher than any other campus communications chief in the University of California system.

08/05/2013

Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie (CBS)

Raiders Owner Says Firing PR Head Not A Shot At GM McKenzie

“Not at all. Reggie understands why I made the decision I made,” Mark Davis said. “Look, I understand what Reggie is trying to do. Reggie’s fine. He’s the one guy that I’ve hired. I’ve got to give him room to do his job.”

06/10/2013

Kabang, the snoutless mutt from the Philippines credited with saving the lives of two young girls last year, relaxes in his caregiver's yard. (Don Preisler, UC Davis)

Snoutless Hero Dog ‘Kabang’ Released From Davis Vet Hospital

Kabang, the Philippine dog that suffered a severely injured snout and upper-jaw while saving two girls from being hit by a motorcycle, has been released from the hospital after months of treatment at UC Davis.

06/03/2013

Elephant seals

UC Davis Researchers Find Swine Flu In Elephant Seals Off California Coast

Swine flu has been detected in elephant seals off the Central California coast.

05/16/2013

Missing. (CBS)

Man Lost In Lake County Wilderness Found, Survived On Pine Nuts

The family of a Sacramento-area man who was lost in the wilderness for more than a week says he survived on runoff and pine nuts.

04/23/2013

Damage left at a deadly crash scene on I-80 near Davis. (CBS)

Victims ID’d In Crash Caused By Choking Big-Rig Driver Near Davis

The Solano County coroner’s office has identified a Petaluma couple as the victims who died in a crash involving a big-rig on Interstate Highway 80 on Thursday morning.

03/29/2013

Damage left at a deadly crash scene on I-80 near Davis. (CBS)

Choking Big-Rig Driver Causes Deadly Pileup On I-80 Near Davis

Two people were killed Thursday morning when a big-rig driver choked on food and lost consciousness, striking three vehicles on Interstate 80 in Davis.

03/28/2013

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