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Joe Biagini pitches for the San Jose Giants. (CBS)

Former KPIX 5 Sports Intern Now Trying To Pitch His Way To The Show For Giants

The Channel 5 Sports Department has had interns who have gone on to become sports broadcasters, but never pro ballplayers, until now.

07/17/2014

Jose Marquez with Arthur & Orum Well Drilling checks muddy water as it is discharged from a well drilling rig on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California. As the California drought continues, Central California farmers are hiring well drillers to seek water underground for their crops after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation stopped providing Central Valley farmers with any water from the federally run system of reservoirs and canals fed by mountain runoff. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought Drying Up Farmers’ Wells; Study Predicts California Economy To Lose Billions, Thousands Of Jobs Lost

Farmers in pockets of California hardest hit by the drought could begin to see their wells run dry a year from now if rain and snow remain scarce in the agriculturally rich state, according to a study released Tuesday.

07/15/2014

Crop Duster sprays field (AP)

Link Between Pregnant Women Exposed To Agricultural Pesticides And Autism Found, Study Says

A new study from UC Davis released on Monday found that pregnant women living nearby fields where agricultural pesticides are used, have a higher risk of having a child with developmental delays.

06/23/2014

Students protesting Cinco de Drinko at UC Davis.

UC Davis Students Scuttle Plans For Party Dubbed ‘Cinco De Drinko’

Students at the University of California, Davis, have cancelled plans for a drinking party dubbed Cinco de Drinko, after protesters called it racially insensitive.

05/03/2014

A young zebra named 'Frauke' stands next to her mother in their enclosure at the zoo in the northern German city of Hanover, (Photo credit DAVID HECKER/AFP/Getty Images)

UC Davis Researchers Believe They Now Know Why Zebras Have Stripes

A mystery of the animal kingdom that has baffled scientists for centuries may finally have been solved, according to UC Davis researchers who examined the pests that share the traditional range of the zebra.

04/03/2014

San Jose State Spartans.

San Jose State Defeats UC Davis In Triple-Overtime

Devante Wilson scored San Jose State’s last six points in the third overtime as the Spartans defeated UC Davis 89-85 on Wednesday night.

12/18/2013

A dog has a DNA sample taken in a laboratory. (CBS)

NorCal Lab Analyzing Animal DNA In Murder Investigations

A Northern California laboratory is providing crucial evidence in murder investigations using DNA extracted from the pets of crime victims.

11/08/2013

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

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Kirk Runs Montana State Past UC Davis 34-17

Denarius McGhee completed 10 of 13 passes for 153 yards and two touchdowns in the first half leading Montana State to a 34-17 win over UC Davis Saturday.

10/26/2013

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

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