Strawberries grown in California have been getting plumper, juicier and sweeter over the years, thanks in large part to a world-renowned plant-breeding program at UC Davis. But the breeding program is caught in the grips of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by two former UC Davis scientists – a case that the scientists’ lawyers say has halted the flow of plant innovation from the Davis labs for the time being.
In Sacramento, small farms can have a big impact because they hire local labor and buy supplies from local stores. That’s why a dollar in sales at a farmers market generates twice as much local economic activity as a dollar in revenue at one of region’s larger farms.
Feeling like a plate of pasta? Be aware that some styles will hang with – and on – you longer than others. The following list of restaurant pasta dishes gives an idea of the caloric impact that can be expected.
A Mississippi school district removed "To Kill a Mockingbird" from the 8th grade curriculum. The novel is included on the Library of Congress "Books that Shaped America" list along with other controversial titles. This is why so many of America's greatest novels have been banned.
Banned books that shaped American literature
How to make this deliciously spicy roasted broccoli pasta
Vince Carter is ready for his 20th NBA season
Garrett Temple says the Kings defense will be challenged by Rockets who take "you out your scheme."