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UC Davis researcher faces 10 charges after blast

  SACRAMENTO — A chemistry researcher at the University of California, Davis who was injured in an explosion at his campus apartment last week was charged Thursday w ...

PlacerGrown cancels this weekend’s annual farm conference

  With days to go, PlacerGrown has decided to cancel this weekend’s annual farm conference in Lincoln. The gathering of agricultural interests has been an annual stapl ...

Not all teachers catch a break during summer

Dan Gayaldo may be the most sharply dressed laundry attendant. He can sometimes be found at Dan & Dwayne?s Laundromat in Rocklin wearing a yellow button-down shirt with a tie and b ...

Region’s youth in crisis, study finds

Is there enough community support for local youth to succeed? A two–year study released today says there needs to be drastic improvements in the Sacramento region, including Pl ...

Tuition hikes price UC out of reach for some locals

The University of California system this week could raise tuition for the second time in less than a year as officials respond to more state budget cuts. And the potential outcome ...

It’s quite the ride to a full-ride

It’s often considered the pinnacle of high school athletic achievement. The equivalent of being a first-round draft pick in the professional world and a definitive payoff for fo ...

Local grads aim for NCAA title

Kasey Riecks and Lauren Juric have made it to the big time, but their roots are right here in the Sierra foothills. Both play for the UC Davis women’s basketball team, which be ...

Administration grows too big

I tend to agree with the direction of Mr. (Wally) Reemelin’s comments (Another View, Journal, Jan. 28.) Since the governor oversees all the counties of California, perhaps two-th ...

Ceramics teacher still fired up about Placer artists

Placer High School ceramics teacher Toby Covich is completely at ease in his classroom on the hill. It’s a creative environment perfect for his high school ceramics students to ...

Whitman turned his stomach

I don’t usually feel compelled to write my opinions to the editor of a newspaper but after watching the Brown/Whitman debate at UC Davis I do feel the compulsion. Meg Whitman li ...