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  • Athletes awarded
    published on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 05:28:22 GMT
    KELSEYVILLE >> This year's recipients of the J. Fletcher and Anne A. Elliott Educational Scholarship awarded on June 4 at Kelseyville High School are seniors Jason Vaughan and Luis Perez who each received $10,000. Vaughan and Perez both have outstanding academic and athletic high school careers....
  • Local Food Is Still A Niche. Can It Grow Beyond That?
    published on Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:04:21 GMT
    Pine Plains, N.Y. is an agricultural community about 100 miles from New York City, photographed here on Sept. 17, 2014....
  • Local Food Is Still A Niche. Can It Grow Beyond That?
    published on Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:57:38 GMT
    Local food enthusiasts have been trying to make the case that buying food from farmers nearby supports local economies, boosts food security and is better for the environment. But so far, "local" food still makes up a pretty small fraction of what Americans eat....
  • Ysidro Jose Lucero
    published on Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:29:12 GMT
    Ysidro Jose "Sid" Lucero died June 10, 2015. Born on May 15, 1923, in El Paso, Texas, to Merced and Dolores Lucero, he was 92. Sid's father died when Sid was a student at Rio Vista High School....
  • Efforts to expand California university systems are growing
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:00:00 GMT
    Former University of California system president and UC Irvine chancellor Jack W. Peltason died last week at 91. The death last week of former University of California system president and UC Irvine chancellor Jack W. Peltason at 91 elicited warm memories of the modest political scientist who achieved high positions in American academia without losing his sense of humor. He also was known for his role in helping to build new university campuses from scratch and growing them to maturity....
  • Microbiology professor becomes UC Merceda s first Pew scholar
    published on Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:42:06 GMT
    A University of California at Merced professor was one of 22 researchers named as a Pew Biomedical Scholar on Thursday for her work with communities of microbes. Clarissa Nobile, 35, is the first UC Merced researcher to win a Pew scholar award....
  • Warming warnings
    published on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:52:57 GMT
    "This relates to Tahoe," said a small, professorial man at the front of a hall at the Tahoe Environmental Research Center in Incline Village. "This climate change effect is progressing rapidly."...
  • Former Paso Robles High School teacher enters 'no contest' plea in sex case
    published on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 07:11:48 GMT
    A former Paso Robles High School teacher recently pleaded "no contest" to charges that he had sex with a female minor. On June 8, Jeremy Ryan Monn entered the plea for one count of unlawful intercourse with a minor more than three years younger than the perpetrator, and one count of arranging a meeting with a minor for lewd purposes, according to the San Luis Obispo District Attorney's Office....
  • Former Don Pedro High School teacher pleads guilty to more child-sex charges
    published on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    A former Don Pedro High School teacher who pleaded guilty to having sex with a student appeared in a San Luis Obispo court Monday to face charges in a second child-sex case. Jeremy Monn, 31, pleaded no contest in San Luis Obispo Superior Court to two felony charges of sexual acts with a minor....
  • 'Mini' labs planned at Tioga, Merced
    published on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 08:00:00 GMT
    Tuolumne County's InnovationLab has expanded to offer two new mini sites - one at Tioga High School and one in downtown Merced. Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority, which operates the lab, on Monday announced a new partnership with Big Oak Flat-Groveland Unified School District....
  • Spend cap-and-trade cash on water, not train
    published on Sun, 07 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    California should take the money going to Gov. Jerry Brown's train and use it to build more water storage. The Legislature could do this in the current budget negotiations....
  • 'Art in the Library' displays bird photos this summer
    published on Fri, 05 Jun 2015 16:58:29 GMT
    "Art in the Library," a rotating exhibit at the Tuolumne County Library, features bird photographs by Connie Cassinetto during June and July. "The birds include egrets, herons, and hawks....
  • Most Americans Could Eat Locally, Research Shows
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 15:40:18 GMT
    New farmland-mapping research published today shows that up to 90 percent of Americans could be fed entirely by food grown or raised within 100 miles of their homes. , with the University of California, Merced, School of Engineering , discusses the possibilities in a study entitled " The Large Potential of Local Croplands to Meet Food Demand in the United States ."...
  • Manufacturing's Winner & Loser Of The Week: California; DuPont
    published on Fri, 29 May 2015 19:23:50 GMT
    This week we have a state taking the winning title and a loser that is being forced to pay the costly consequences of maintenance mistakes. While combing through the manufacturing news this week, California caught my eye not once but twice....
  • Scientists combine evolutionary biology and mathematics to reverse...
    published on Thu, 28 May 2015 02:37:19 GMT
    For more than a decade, biologist Mariam Barlow has been working under the theory that administering antibiotics on a rotating basis could be a solution to antibiotic resistance. After years of research, Barlow had lots of data, but she needed a more precise way to make sense of it all - something that was so specific it could easily be used to treat patients....