GATEway Garden forms a sustainable bond between UC Davis and the community. A former eyesore is transformed into a showcase for both college and downtown Davis. Debuting Sunday, the new garden features more than 25,000 low-water native plants.
Sacramento-area colleges rally to offer guidance to displaced Heald College students. Some students worry about the challenges of transferring credits to a college that fits their chosen curriculum. Experts say transferring any credit to a similar line of study means forfeiting federal loan forgiveness.
A wrong-way driver’s vehicle crashed head-on into another car Saturday on Interstate 505. The Yolo County crash led to deaths of a mother and two teen daughters. The wrong-way driver is Francisco Garcia.
Class is in Session IPA is the winning student beer in UC Davis’ recent Iron Brew competition. Twenty kegs of the students’ beer will be produced at Sudwerk Brewing Co. in Davis. UCD brewing classes are among the country’s top college-based programs.
West Sacramento leaders noticed something awry when sales tax revenues came in last November. The city had lost nearly $600,000 from HD Supply, after the company relocated its sales operations in exchange for a sales tax rebate. West Sacramento is seeking legislation that would prohibit such arrangements.
Yolo County attorney Joseph Wiseman’s professional conduct was “utterly deficient” in the case of an Elverta man trying to overturn his 2001 murder conviction, according to a three-judge appellate panel.
The civil suit was filed Thursday in federal court in Sacramento. The suit comes two weeks after the Placer County District Attorney’s Office filed 14 misdemeanor counts against teacher Sherry Ann McDaniel. Attorneys for six families filed the suit.
A Cinco de Mayo themed flier and a photo are causing controversy at local universities. The subjects in both are wearing clothing stereotypically associated with Hispanics. The images were posted online, but quickly taken down when students started to complain.
Six Intel workers traveling in Nepal saw their world turned upside down in a matter of minutes as the magnitude-7.8 earthquake tossed cars and collapsed buildings. The workers were volunteering to set up computer labs for local schoolchildren. The group escaped unhurt because they were standing on a hilltop when the earthquake struck.
Authorities on Wednesday cleared an illegal marijuana operation in the Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. An early-morning raid led to the shooting death of the suspected grower. It’s not the first time officials have found pot-grow operations there.
WECO company official is sentenced to prison in a fraudulent aircraft repair case. Jerry Edward Kuwata of Granite Bay was given a one year, one-day sentence after cooperating with federal prosecutors. He and the company owner were accused of furnishing faulty airplane parts.
Nan-Hui Jo, the immigrant convicted of felony child abduction last month for taking her American-born daughter to South Korea, had her conviction reduced to a misdemeanor Tuesday and was ordered to be released to immigration officials.