Tracy couple jailed for imprisonment of teenage boy

Police authorities said that a Tracy couple was jailed today on suspicion of kidnapping, torture, false imprisonment and child abuse, after an emaciated, terrified and nearly naked 17-year-old appe

Superconductor Technologies signs CRADA with Los Alamos National Laboratory

California-based Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI), has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to jointly develop a successful commercial production process for HTS power applications.

Arcadia Biosciences gets grants worth $3.6 million from USAID for India operations

Arcadia Biosciences, based in Davis, Calif., has secured a grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the development of Nitrogen Use Efficient (NUE), Salt-Tolerant and Water Use Efficient (WUE) rice and wheat in India.

Under the terms outlined in the grant, Arcadia gets a total of $3.6 million over the next three years.

Governor Schwarzenegger declares ‘fiscal emergency’ in California

Declaring a “fiscal emergency” in California – the state facing $11.2 billion budget deficit - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday called a special session of the state legislature to deal with the crisis. The session will continue till they agree on a way to trim the alarming budget deficit.

50 among the feline community infected in Sacramento Shelter outbreak

Fifty cats were euthanized to curb outbreak of a deadly feline virus at Sacramento animal shelter.