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UC Pays Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed Davis Students

October 24, 2013 | 8:25 am

UC Pays Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed Davis Students

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Former officer gets workers’ compensation for psychological injuries suffered after the incident.

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Rim Fire Aftermath: A Stark Look at a Seared Landscape

October 23, 2013 | 6:00 am

Rim Fire Aftermath: A Stark Look at a Seared Landscape

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Some lessons of this summer’s blaze will take years to be revealed. But the immediate impact is dramatic.

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March 15, 2012 | 9:32 pm

Judge Leans Toward Releasing Davis Pepper Spray Report; Read the Tentative Ruling

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The judge considering an attempt to block the release of a report on last fall’s UC Davis pepper spray incident has issued a tentative ruling saying he’ll allow the document to become public. Alameda County Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo said that attorneys for UC Davis Police Sgt. John Pike had failed to show that […]

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What the Health Effects of Pepper Spray Are and How to Treat Them

November 22, 2011 | 9:37 am

What the Health Effects of Pepper Spray Are and How to Treat Them

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One version of the video of UC Davis campus police dousing protesters with pepper spray┬áhas almost 1,800,000 and counting views on YouTube. UC Davis student David Busco was one of the students sprayed that day, saying the pain felt like “thousands of pieces of glass shooting into your eyes.” Busco says the pepper spray covered […]

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March 9, 2011 | 2:38 pm

Video: Counting Sharks Off California Coast

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UC Davis has posted a video connected to its census of white sharks cruising the Central California coast. The low count — roughly 200 or so sharks — surprised researchers. The Merc has an article on the methods scientists used, which consisted basically of luring them close enough to small boats to have their pictures […]

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January 21, 2011 | 10:07 am

Video And Animation of Larynx Transplant at UC Davis

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Some material on the larynx transplant at UC Davis, which has made news all over the world. From the Modesto Bee: For more than a decade, Brenda Jensen has been teased for using an electronic device that made her sound like a robot. Today, the 52-year-old Modesto woman has her voice back, thanks to rare […]

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