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People v. PG&E - the 'Showdown at the Bouzy Rouge' the utility giant still turning a blind eye

November 14, 2018 |
San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric - PG&E - has been in the news lately and it has not been without reason... Read More

Back-to-the-Future plants give climate change insights

If you were to take a seed and zap it into the future to see how it will respond to climate change, how realistic might that prediction be? After all, seeds that actually grow in the future will have gone through generations of genetic changes and adaptations that these “time traveling” seeds don’t experience.

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Judge orders moratorium on offshore fracking in federal waters off California

By Dan Bacher | November 12, 2018 |  
In a victory for the ocean, a federal judge on Friday, November 9, ordered the Trump administration to cease issuing permits for offshore fracking and acidizing in federal waters — waters over 3 miles from shore — off the coast of Southern California.
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Classes canceled for Nov. 13 due to poor air quality

UC Davis classes in Davis and Sacramento are canceled on Tuesday, Nov. 13, due to poor air quality as a result of the Butte County fire. 

The campuses are open. All employees should report to work; however, those who work outdoors should limit activity. Please be safe. 

For air quality information, visit the Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District or the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality District. ... Read More

Free N95 face masks at Sac City Fire Stations

Free N95 face masks at Sac City Fire Stations

Sacramento, CA November 11, 2018 -- Free N95 facemasks are available at many Sacramento City Fire Stations to protect against inhaling smoke and particulates created by wildfires. Supplies are limited. Please visit a city fire station today!