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Drawing on unprecedented access, the film explores the often-misunderstood world of foster care through compelling stories from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, the largest county child welfare agency in the country
[via press release from HBO]
Documentary Debuts During National Foster Care Month
With one…

UC Davis will test its WarnMe emergency notification system at noon Wednesday (April 24), sending alerts to all faculty, staff and students on the Davis and Sacramento campuses, and at the Bodega Marina Laboratory and Tahoe Environmental Research Center.

Daily Lift podcasts are short takes on inspiring ideas to enrich your day and share with friends.

Creating a Family, the national infertility, adoption, and foster care education & support nonprofit, provides information & resources on domestic infant adoption, foster care adoption, international adoption, fostering/foster parent resources, embryo donation/adoption, attachment, transracial adoption, and adoptive parenting. We also provide resources on infertility, fertility treatment, IVF, donor sperm, donor egg, surrogacy, infertility grief, and coping with infertility.

More people moved to the Sacramento region last year than any other California metro area outside of San Bernardino. Nearly 25,000 people moved to the capital region in 2018, according to census data released Thursday.

One of the best practices you can establish in your life is to be present. Shannon Cassidy offers five tips on how to live fully present.

When I first started fostering, I naively thought that the initial training I received would prepare me for what I would experience a...

I’ve compiled a list of my very favorite foster care + adoption related books for all the people on your list (and, you know, yourself). There’s one for everyone…

Although “fake news” seems to have emerged from today’s political climate, it’s hardly a new concept. Some American ...

As the manager of Google’s People Innovation Lab (PiLab) team, which researches making work better in and outside of Google, I regularly find myself performing what’s called “Distributed Work;” collaborating with teammates who aren’t based in San Francisco with me. It’s not unusual in a single day to be emailing with Googlers in Tokyo or Boulder for a quick chat or setting up weekly meetings via…

Is your cat really crazy? Ever wonder why she just stares at her toys, but won’t play? Does your cat have anger issues? Two UC Davis cat behavior experts will be taking part in a Reddit AMA, or “Ask Me Anything,” from 10 a.m. to noon this Friday (April 19) to answer all those questions and more.

Canndescent is making ultra-premium cannabis oil both accessible and irresistible for the cannabis novice.

Concentrations of mercury and methylmercury in commercial dog food are unlikely to pose a risk to healthy adult dogs, a UC Davis study shows.

Our chamber is conducting a survey to better serve our small businesses in the region. Please take the time to fill out the survey. Your input matters to us.

UC’s Cool Campus Challenge is now in its second week, asking all of us, throughout the university system, to live more sustainably. In encouraging participation, UC Davis’ director of sustainability, Camille Kirk, wants people to know what the campus itself is doing to reduce its carbon footprint:

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Bodies of water, shorelines, and waves, oh my! Saturday, April 27 3:00 -5:30 p.m. in Room 11 Fees: $40 Advanced registration required; attendance is limited. Enroll Today: Use this link to register online, give us a call during business hours at (916) 452-3005 x 208, or sign up in person at the Sierra 2 Center office. …

Calm down strategies for kids don't have to be complicated to be effective. The key is to find the ones that work best for your child.

The Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Social Thought and the Ignatian Tradition advances the scholarship and application of the Catholic intellectual and Ignatian traditions in the church and society with an emphasis on social concerns. Drawing upon the rich diversity of the university, the San Francisco Bay Area and the international Society of Jesus, we support research, teaching and action to promote and engage Catholic social thought especially in response to contemporary issues.

Sensory sound eggs are great at helping children with early auditory discrimination skills. This engaging activity is easy and inexpensive to set up.

Talented social media managers are in strong demand today. Find out how to attract and hire a social media manager with the right skills and experience to suit your company’s needs.

Influencer marketing helps brands bridge the gap between the suspicious and the familiar -- but only if you do it right.

Considered as the backbone of the Indian economy, the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have been through a series of ups and downs in the last five years. On one hand, the ‘Make in India’ push opened the sector for global integration, the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) temporarily slowed the growth, significantly

Have you ever heard a loud bang in your water pipes when you shut off a faucet? Though it can be a jarring experience when it first happens, it is a relatively common occurrence for metal pipes in a plumbing system to bang loudly when a faucet is shut off suddenly. This phenomenon is known as water hammer, and it ... Read More

Over the past year and a half we’ve welcomed seven foster kids into our home. Each time we have to find our new normal – us and the kids. Here’s how we transition each new child into our home! Almost No Rules We start out with almost no rules. Most of these kids come from …

The massive fire that ripped through Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, collapsing the roof and spire, was likely caused accidentally, prosecutors say.

Federal regulators approved the first drug treatment specifically for women with postpartum depression, an innovation made possible by research at UC Davis Health.

Ethics and Why We Like Foster Care Adoption After I adopted my children a few years ago, I joined several adoption groups in hopes of connecting with other adoptive parents and adoptees. One of the…

The Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts’ new season, unveiled today (April 8), promises a wondrous year ahead in music, dance and theatre, including two free concerts, from September to June. The center’s 18th season also has insightful speakers (including the author of the 2019-20 selection in the Campus Community Book Project) and a free film series (also related to the book project).

Being a homeowner is exciting and rewarding, but it comes with a lot of responsibility. Luckily, there are many tools and guides available to help you be the best homeowner you can be.

The beginning of a new quarter feels full of promise, with backpack-adorned students laughing and chatting as they hike and bike to their first classes. However, some students need more than a backpack and a friend. This fact was confirmed in last year’s task force reports on mental health care, food access and security, and affordable housing.

Gahanna’s Planning Commission approved a final development plan and related legislation April 10 for a 92-unit senior independent-living facility by

A (growing) list of which states have passed some of our countries most severe abortion bans.

Writing your resume objective statement? It requires skill and strategic thinking. Here are 25 real-life Resumania examples that should serve as cautionary tales about what not to do.

On Thursday, more than 1,700 people registered to participate in the “Out of Darkness” walk at 5:30 p.m., a two-mile event on the campus of Sacramento State University. The event's objective was to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide.

Join us for UC Davis Give Day 2019 on Friday, April 12 and Saturday April 13 at giveday.ucdavis.edu.