| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:35 PM
A state appellate court ruled Tuesday that newspapers have a right to learn, and publish, the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in the controversial and much-publicized pepper-spraying of student protesters in 2011.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:37 PM
This post has been updated, as noted below.
Worried about student safety amid the political violence in Egypt, the University of California has suspended its fall semester program in Cairo, officials said Monday.
The move affects 22 students who had...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:12 AM
Apr. 1966: Four monkeys in nursery at the National Center for Primate Biology at University of California, Davis....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 3:13 PM
UC Davis law professor Vikram Amar said the chance of the Supreme Court intervening to stop same-sex marriages in California was “pretty low” after backers of Proposition 8 filed an emergency petition Saturday with the court calling for a halt...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 5:59 PM
SACRAMENTO — Three liberal federal judges — relics of the Jimmy Carter era — are trying to force Gov. Jerry Brown to release nearly 10,000 criminals from state prisons. Politically, it doesn't get much better for a governor.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 7:15 PM
From what I've been reading, the Santa Monica killer was packing an illegal assault rifle and 40 high-capacity ammunition magazines. He sprayed 100 bullets and had access to 1,300.
And, oh yes, he was a mental case.
The guy's exact background and...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:12 AM
California already has some of the toughest gun laws in the country. Now George Skelton says it needs to apply the same approach to bullets.
"Guns don't kill people. Bullets do," he writes in his Monday column.
The latest example of the problem,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Daniel Sperling, a UC Davis civil engineering professor and international transportation expert, has won the Blue Planet Prize.
The prize, given annually by the Asahi Glass Foundation of Tokyo, comes with an award of about $500,000. It recognizes...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Thanks a lot, guys: According to new research, your preference for younger mates could have caused menopause to arise in women.
Writing in the journal PLOS Computational Biology on Thursday, a team from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, reported...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The rifle a gunman used to kill five people during a rampage in Santa Monica last week appears to have been modified accommodate large-capacity magazines.
During the assault, John Zawahri, 23, had 40 magazines capable of holding 30 rounds each,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The tricolored blackbird was once among the most common birds in California, with vast colonies of the colorful and highly gregarious species nesting and foraging year-round in marshes and rangelands.
Scientists have been worried about a decline in...