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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

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Cop In UC Davis Pepper-Spray Incident Seeks Workers Comp

The former police officer who pepper-sprayed students during an Occupy protest at UC Davis is appealing for worker’s compensation, claiming he suffered psychiatric injury from the 2011 incident.

07/25/2013

A handler carries two-year-old mongrel dog 'Kabang' to a press conference in Manila on June 8, 2013, after returning to the Philippines to a hero's welcome following surgery in the US to reconstruct her face. The dog lost its snout and upper jaw in a road accident in 2011, when she supposedly put herself in harm's way to save two girls from being struck by a motorcycle.(TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Snoutless Dog Treated At UC Davis Gets Hero’s Welcome On Return To Philippines

Kabang, who lost half her face jumping in front of a motorcycle to save two girls, received a rousing welcome Monday in Zamboanga, a town in the southern Philippines.

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

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

Judge Rules Workers At UC Medical Centers Can Strike

A judge affirmed on Monday that some workers at the five largest University of California medical centers can go on a planned two-day strike starting Tuesday.

05/20/2013

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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

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

UC Hospital Workers Authorize Union To Strike

The union representing nearly 13,000 workers at University of California hospitals announced Tuesday that its members have authorized a strike amid stalled contract talks.

05/07/2013

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

Workers At UC Medical Centers Hold Strike Vote

Pension reform and staffing levels are the big issues as thousands of workers at the University of California’s five medical centers vote on a potential strike.

04/30/2013

Yakameat, also known as Yak-a-mein or “Old Sober,” is a soup popular in New Orleans. It is also considered a cure for hangovers. (CBS)

HealthWatch: UC Davis Scientist Claims Soup Can Cure Hangovers

There are plenty of supposed hangover cures, from hair of the dog to greasy cheeseburgers. But new research finds a certain bowl of soup popular in New Orleans may work.

04/09/2013

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