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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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UC Davis Investigating Vandalized Car, Building As Hate Crime

UC Davis Police Chief Matt Carmichael says someone wrote a racial slur on a chalkboard inside a campus building as part of an incident on Sunday that included the smashing of car and campus building windows.

08/30/2013

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Study Finds Cleaner Lake Tahoe Conditions For 2nd Straight Year

The University of California, Davis released its annual “Tahoe: State of the Lake” report Wednesday. Scientists have been monitoring the lake’s clarity since 1968, when a white disk could be seen as far as 102.4 feet underwater.

08/07/2013

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

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