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New I-House director is widely traveled but has Davis roots

Rijin Sahakian will lead International House Davis. Courtesy photo Rijin Sahakian has been hired as the new executive director at International House Davis. Sahakian comes to I-House with nearly 20 years of experience in the cultural arts sector. She replaces Lou Ziskind, who has filled the leadersh

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 18:34:15

Davis author to speak at Capital Public Radio's new author series

Author Kim Stanley Robinson. Enterprise file photo Kim Stanley Robinson, who is known in the publishing industry as "one of the world's greatest living science-fiction writers," will appear in conversation with interviewer Allen Pierleoni at the inaugural Authors On Stage event next month in Sacrame

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 18:19:24

At the Pond: Davis volunteers are part of statewide cleanup

Bravo to the record of 44 volunteers reached at the North Ponds Cleanup Day. Cub Scout Pack 75 helped raise that number. And bravo to 29 people at West Pond plus all others who participated in the California Coastal Cleanup Day, a statewide cleanup event that started in 1985. Ed Whisler led the Nort

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 16:00:13

Writer, activist Shaun King coming to UC Davis

American writer and civil rights activist Shaun King will speak at the UC Davis campus on Oct. 18, Kimberly Hale, a university spokeswoman, said Wednesday. The event is sponsored by the school's Cross Cultural Center and will take place at the Main Theatre in Wright Hall, with approximately 428 sea

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-21 00:35:00

UC Davis Biomaker Space: A Unique Model in Biotechnology Education

A "makerspace" for biologists and engineers is helping University of California, Davis, students get hands-on experience in developing and prototyping their ideas. In just a short time, the Molecular Prototyping and BioInnovation Laboratory (MPBIL), or biomaker lab, has generated three student-run s

UCDAVIS.EDU - 2017-09-20 17:08:00

Davis resident and former Boy Scout leader sentenced for distributing child pornography

Davis resident and Boy Scout representative Dennis Boyle was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday for distributing child pornography and obstruction of justice, according to U.S. Attorney Phillip Talbert. U.S. District Judge Kimberly Mueller oversaw the sentencing. Court documents reported t

WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

UC Davis Bohart Museum features 'Insects and U'

Kathy Keatley Garvey-UC Davis News Service Entomologist Jeff Smith will show how to spread the wings of butterflies at an open house sunday at the Bohart Museum on the UC Davis campus. By Kathy Keatley Garvey, Special to The Democrat When the Bohart Museum of Entomology at UC Davis hosts an open

WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Trustees assess skills needed by Davis graduates

The Davis school board will conduct a study session on developing a graduate profile for the Davis school district when it meets at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Community Chambers at Davis City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd. A graduate profile is essentially a comprehensive set of cross-disciplinary student learn

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 23:36:23

Oxytocin Turns Up the Volume of Your Social Environment

Before you shop for the "cuddle" hormone oxytocin to relieve stress and enhance your social life, read this: a new study from the University of California, Davis, suggests that sometimes, blocking the action of oxytocin in the brain may be a better option. The results are published online in the jou

UCDAVIS.EDU - 2017-09-19 16:27:00

UCOP Announces New Travel Reimbursement Rates

New reimbursement rates are coming in mid-October for lodging and meals for UC business travel, the UC Office of the President announced last week.Lodging reimbursement within the lower 48 states will be capped at $275 per day, before taxes and other hotel fees. Under existing policy, all reasonable

UCDAVIS.EDU - 2017-09-19 20:53:00

DACA Renewal Workshop and Fee Assistance

A workshop is scheduled at UC Davis this weekend to assist with DACA renewals for students and their immediate family members (siblings, spouses, parents, children). DACA is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the Trump administration has stated it will shut down March 5. Howev

UCDAVIS.EDU - 2017-09-19 17:34:00

Silo Reopens with New Food Options

The Silo is back open with a Peet's and new food options, as well as more seating. (Karin Higgins/UC Davis) Some of the Silo and South Silo re-do is open for business: Spokes Grill burgers and Peet's Coffee. Still to come: Crpe Bistro (very soon), Silo Market (featuring pizza and made-to-order sandw

UCDAVIS.EDU - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

France choose Lille hard court for Davis Cup final v Belgium

France is going back to Lille for the Davis Cup final against Belgium in November and bumped out rugby. The northern city on the Belgian border was picked over the brand new U Arena in Nanterre, on the outskirts of Paris, the French Tennis Federation said on Tuesday. France played in Lille at Stade

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-19 11:27:00

Fujimoto shares his memoir, 'Bouncing Back,' at Davis reading

The Avid Reader welcomes Davis author Isao Fujimoto for reading, discussion and signing of his memoir, "Bouncing Back: Community, Resilience & Curiosity," at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22. The bookstore is at 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. "If one needs hope in a period of collective anxiety," says

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-18 18:15:54

Matt Miller: Quickly approaching our first year on Davis Street

A year ago I was up to my eyeballs in relocation, trying not to trip over toters in our Cotting Lane office (well, I did once, in front of everyone to my embarrassment), spending time trying to find safe homes for valuable archives, and putting out a newspaper, as we contemplated our move downtown.

VACAVILLE REPORTER - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Suspect sought in shooting that injured woman in North Sacramento

Sacramento police are asking the public's help in identifying a man suspected of shooting a woman last month at a home in the North Sacramento area. The shooting was reported about 3:57 p.m. Aug. 28 at a residence in the 2500 block of Erickson Street. Officers arrived and found a woman with gunshot

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2017-09-19 23:46:00

UN Chief: Nuclear Threat at Highest Level Since Cold War

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world's leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings." In his first state-of-the-world report since taking the rei

FOX40 - 2017-09-19 14:25:30

Father 'Living Every Parent's Worst Nightmare' After 15-Year-Old Killed in Freak Accident

FORT THOMAS, Ky. - A Kentucky father is speaking out for the first time since his 15-year-old daughter was killed in a freak accident last month, WXIX reports. Michelle Chalk was killed on Aug. 1 when a tree fell on her while she was sitting in a hammock. "We are living every parent's worst nightmar

FOX40 - 2017-09-21 02:02:49

Fazio returns for Bucks for Ducks celebration

Retired Congressman Vic Fazio. Courtesy photo Fazio will join Yolo Basin Foundation supporters in celebrating the accomplishments of the foundation's 25th anniversary campaign, "Vision for the Flyway" at the event, which runs from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the ARC Pavilion at UC Davis. The evening includes

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 21:49:04

DHS Hall of Fame: Changing the world, one wheelchair at a time

* Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories profiling the 2017 inductees into the Davis High School Hall of Fame. Talking to Steven Tingus this past week, he was enthusiastic about his upcoming trip to the Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. "I'm a member of the TV Academy now," the 1

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 08:00:25