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No Plan B vending machines at CSUEB

No Plan B vending machines at CSUEB

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

May 3, 2017

Gone are the days of embarrassing store purchases and unnecessary physical examinations; buying condoms, pregnancy tests or emergency contraceptive is now as simple as shoving some bills into a vending machine, at least at UC Davis. On April 21, a project headed by senior Parteek Singh to make re...

Who was little girl buried under San Francisco home?

Who was little girl buried under San Francisco home?

Matthias Gafni,
East Bay Times

June 2, 2016

Ever since construction crews dug up the ornate, 19th century casket of a blond-haired toddler holding a single red rose from beneath a San Francisco home the question remained: Just who was this little girl? In the weeks since workers unearthed the small, airtight coffin adorned with two glass windows ...

Eradication of ‘sudden oak death’ disease is no longer possible in California

Eradication of ‘sudden oak death’ disease is no longer possible in California

Louis Sahagun,
Los Angeles Times

May 4, 2016

Over the last two decades, California and the federal government have faced harsh criticism for failing to take stronger actions to stop a highly contagious disease that has killed millions of trees along coastal regions from Big Sur to portions of Oregon. Now, a new computer modeling study suggest...

The drought through the eyes of an almond farmer

The drought through the eyes of an almond farmer

Tremayne Wilkins,
Contributor

July 8, 2015

Almonds have been a topic of debate ever since the drought became a serious issue. According to Business Insider it takes farmers one gallon of water to produce a single almond. This situation begs the question: What would happen if farmers in California stopped growing almonds? Two-thirds of the alm...

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