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  • Joseph Sax dies at 78; law professor wrote influential article on public trust doctrine

    Joseph Sax dies at 78; law professor wrote influential article on public trust doctrine
    In 1970, Joseph Sax wrote a law review article that laid the foundation for a court case that would become famous in the annals of California water. More than a decade after publication of Sax's seminal essay on the public trust doctrine, the California...
  • Rodriguez is new chancellor of L.A. Community College District

    Rodriguez is new chancellor of L.A. Community College District
    The Los Angeles Community College District has selected a veteran educator to be its next chancellor, officials said Thursday. Francisco Rodriguez, 51, has been president and superintendent of the MiraCosta Community College District in north San...
  • Poll: More Americans say sugar is worse than pot as health risk

    Poll: More Americans say sugar is worse than pot as health risk
    Is that post-lunch cookie really worse for you than smoking a joint? Some Americans think so.  NBC News and the Wall Street Journal conducted a survey of 1,000 people age 18 and older. They asked participants which of a number of substances was most...
  • Report finds Lake Tahoe's waters still blue, but a little less clear

    Report finds Lake Tahoe's waters still blue, but a little less clear
    Lake Tahoe’s famously blue waters are maintaining their overall clarity, despite dropping 5 feet last year. The findings, released by the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, reported the average...
  • Severe drought? California has been here before

    Severe drought? California has been here before
    The skinny rings of ancient giant sequoias and foxtail pines hold a lesson that Californians are learning once again this winter: It can get very dry, sometimes for a single parched year, sometimes for withering decades. Drought has settled over the...
  • The International Space Station, through the astronauts' eyes

    The International Space Station, through the astronauts' eyes
    Anyone who thinks the U.S. space program is done with and permanently parked at the California Science Center in the form of the space shuttle Endeavour hasn’t heard NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and aerospace engineer Camille Alleyne (yes,...
  • Cool magma, Mt. Hood and the future of volcano eruption prediction

    Cool magma, Mt. Hood and the future of volcano eruption prediction
    For 100,000 years, a pod of cool magma has been sitting mostly immobile beneath the Mt. Hood volcano. Consider it cold storage.  As long as the magma stays cool, the volcano will not erupt. Cool magma is like peanut butter straight from the fridge...
  • Their love became a textbook movie romance

    Their love became a textbook movie romance
    It had been only two years since I'd graduated film school, and I was beginning to get quite serious about a girl who was at UC Davis studying life sciences. Robin had a bright, empirical mind, balanced by a kind, adventurous personality, and I was in...
  • California's higher education leaders pledge more cooperation

    California's higher education leaders pledge more cooperation
    SAN FRANCISCO — The leaders of California's three public higher education systems Wednesday pledged more cooperation, particularly in transferring students, while Gov. Jerry Brown urged them to develop more innovative collaborations. In a rare...
  • San Joaquin Valley officials fight with EPA over air quality

    San Joaquin Valley officials fight with EPA over air quality
    After spending decades and hundreds of millions of dollars cleaning up stubbornly high levels of pollution, air quality officials in the San Joaquin Valley are telling federal regulators that enough is enough. San Joaquin Valley officials say that the...
  • It's a snake! Monkey brains may explain our fear of reptiles

    It's a snake! Monkey brains may explain our fear of reptiles
    We’re not born with a fear of snakes, but it sure seems to develop early. Now scientists may be closer to a explaining why ophidiophobia ranks among the top fears of humans, and seems to be shared with other primates. Researchers inserted probes...