Yolo County cotton breeder Sally Fox won’t let herself get excited about the fact that her organic crop inspired The North Face to design, source and manufacture a new garment in the United States. The Alameda-based clothier will launch sales of the limited-edition Backyard Hoodie today.
A small dam in Auburn Ravine in Lincoln is proving to be a significant barrier to salmon. The Nevada Irrigation District, which owns Hemphill Dam, plans to modify it for salmon but has been criticized by environmental groups for dragging its feet. The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is also investigating the dam.
Sacramento State football coach Jody Sears says UC Davis senior running back Gabe Manzanares appears almost bigger than life on film, a reason he has concerns about today’s 61st Causeway Classic at Aggies Stadium.
One of the largest grants ever given to UC Davis – $100 million – will fund international research to increase the detection of and response to viruses including Ebola, the university announced Friday.