Recycle jeans to help cancer victim’s daughter

Two local businesses will work together on Earth Day to go green and support 3-year-old Presley Gyuro, who lost her father Jimmie to a rare form of cancer last month. All jeans donated to Renew Denim, 222 D St. in downtown Davis on Sunday will be sold at Rominger West Winery’s Green Day on Saturday, […]

April 20, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

New Malibu has premium look

Chevrolet’s Malibu mid-size sedan is a welcoming family car — revamped for 2013 with handsome styling, a quieter, refined interior and a pleasant ride. The Malibu’s eAssist electric motor supplements its four-cylinder gasoline engine. Unlike full hybrids like the Toyota Prius and Ford Fusion Hybrid, the Malibu Eco cannot travel solely on electric power, even […]

April 20, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Kangaroo Fitness class returns to Davis

New moms (and even dads) often find getting back into shape following pregnancy a challenge, in part because most local gyms don’t allow infants in their on-site child care until they are 3 — or even 6 — months old. Even when babies are old enough to stay in child care while mom and dad work […]

April 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

R&R bids farewell to shopping center

Friday is the last day for business operations at the current location of All Things Right & Relevant, 1640 E. Eighth St. The store, which benefits nearly a dozen local mental health agencies, will close at 1 p.m. Friday. Then, an army of volunteers will mobilize to move the inventory and fixtures to R&R’s new, […]

April 19, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Monthly Cruise-In returns Tuesday

Classic car buffs, rejoice! The monthly Davis Cruise-In, a show of 60 to 80 classic cars, trucks, military vehicle and motorcycles — both foreign and domestic — will return to The Marketplace shopping center on Tuesday. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sycamore Lane and Covell Boulevard in West Davis. There is […]

April 17, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

An artistic glimpse behind the Cuban curtain

“Fashion is not something that exists in clothing only. Fashion has to do with ideas, with the way we live, with what is happening. Clothing tells the truth about an age.” — Bjork By E. Emmet Brady Heather Caswell has always envisioned The Wardro­be, her downtown Davis fashion boutique, as more than just a retail […]

April 17, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Chamber hosts Celebrate Davis booth workshops

Businesses and groups planning to have a booth at Celebrate Davis are invited to workshops at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Thursday to learn how to build a better booth. The workshops will take place at the Davis Chamber of Commerce, 604 Third St. in downtown Davis. “Come learn about better booth techniques from […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo Federal to award grant funds to homebuyers

Yolo Federal Credit Union announced that it will be disbursing grant funds that it received recently to lower-income homebuyers in Yolo County. Eligible homebuyers may apply for up to $15,000 in matching grant funds to be used for the downpayment and closing costs involved with purchasing their home. Under the WISH Program, Yolo Federal will […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Learn about reverse mortgages at free lunch

Homeowners in Davis and Woodland can get information on reverse mortgages at a free lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, April 30, at IHOP, 1745 Cowell Blvd., Davis. In addition to the complimentary lunch, attendees will receive an information packet including a DVD. “Learn about reverse mortgages in a friendly, casual environment,” a news […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Wells Fargo gives more than $146,000 to Yolo nonprofits

Wells Fargo & Co. announced that it invested a record $146,100 to nonprofits in Yolo County in 2011. In addition, Wells Fargo team members contributed more than 163 volunteer hours to help their neighborhoods and communities succeed. “There are many families and individuals in our communities who have been affected, in some way, by the […]

May 06, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 2128 Bueno Dr., 32A     $275,000 2128 Bueno Dr., 32     275,000 1124 Menlo Dr.     280,000 806 Acacia Ln.     452,000 514 Reed Dr.     453,500 2221 Humboldt Ave.     481,000 428 Fiesta Ave.     517,500 Davis (95618) 3107 Albany […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies celebrates grand opening

Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies is celebrating its grand opening this weekend in The Marketplace shopping center at Covell Boulevard and Sycamore Lane in Davis. The celebration runs Friday through Monday with specials and festivities throughout the weekend, including 20 percent off everything in the store, which fills the former Blockbuster video store space. “Leslie’s is […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Salon plans cut-a-thon for Earth Month

Strands Salon Spa of Davis and Sacramento has scheduled a cut-a-thon Sunday, April 29, benefiting The Clean Water Fund-California, which focuses on helping local communities clean up contaminated drinking water sources. Stylists will be cutting hair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The downtown Davis salon is at 135 F St. “One-hundred percent of what […]

April 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

First DavisTweetUp is Thursday at de Vere’s

DavisTweetUp, a new social media networking project, aims to use online networks — specifically the power of Twitter — to connect Davis professionals in support of local businesses and the community. The effort is being organized by Blake N. Cooper and Danielle DeBow, local residents and social media professionals. “Davis offers a world-class education at […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,