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Mail-in ballot rejections analyzed in study

Voting by mail surpassed 50 percent of votes cast in a general election in California for the first time in 2012. A new study shows that nearly 69,000 mailed ballots, or about 1 percent, were not counted, and why they were rejected. The top three reasons mail-in ballots were rejected: not arriving…

Harvest provides a taste of food and art

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The University of California, Davis, will kick off autumn with Harvest: A Gathering of Food, Wine, Beer and the Arts, on Sunday, Oct. 12. The campus’s Gateway District (south entry) will be the site of an overflowing cornucopia of family-oriented activities, including “The Art of Science”…

University College Dublin, UC Davis to cooperate on food, health

University College Dublin and the University of California, Davis have signed an agreement of cooperation to further develop education, research, innovation and cultural links between the two institutions. The signing took place at an event Sept. 24 at the Irish Embassy in Washington,…

UC Davis, SunPower to build largest solar power plant in UC system

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The University of California, Davis, and SunPower Corp. plan to build a 16-megawatt, ground-mounted solar power plant that is expected to generate 14 percent of UC Davis’ electricity needs. The university anticipates that, when the plant is completed in 2015, more than one-third of total…

Good catch: Fishermen clean ocean of lost crabbing gear

Man in red overalls hauling in a crab pot on a boat on the ocean

California’s rugged North Coast lays claim to one of the state’s most valuable commercial fisheries: Dungeness crab. Millions of pounds of this meaty delicacy are pulled in each year from Morro Bay to the California-Oregon border, making for an industry valued at $32 million to $95 million…