On the move

RE/MAX Gold real estate agents in Davis celebrated the grand opening of their new office at 408 Second St. on Wednesday. From left are (back row) Buddy 
Albrecht, Tim Harrison, Jimi Faria, Julie Leonard, Nancy 
Erling, Christine Facciotti, Bob Traverso, Melrina 
Maggiora, Lori Prizmich, Carli Traverso and Tina Montijo and (front) Amy Jones, Carolyn Baca […]

July 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address   Sales Price Davis (95616) 416 Alvarado Ave. $225,000 2090 Alta Loma St. 230,000 650 Villanova Dr. 266,000 617 Alvarado Ave., 2109 280,000 1808 Imperial Ave. 349,000 1310 Garrison St. 412,000 235 Ipanema Pl. 460,000 827 Linden Ln. 549,000 1832 Imperial Ave. 580,000 1850 Imperial Ave. 581,500 511 Marina Cir. 595,000 1800 Glenn Pl. […]

July 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Travis Credit Union names new VP of business lending

Travis Credit Union has announced the appointment of Francine Boards as vice president of business lending. Boards will be responsible for leadership and strategic direction of the business lending and deposit services department. Within that capacity, she will monitor lending/sales standards, develop, recommend and implement systems and procedures to improve lending functions and member services […]

July 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Edward Jones adviser hosts coffee club

Manny Provedor, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, will host a coffee club at 8:30 a.m. Friday, July 27, at The Konditorei Austrian Pastry Cafe, at 2710 E. Fifth St. in Davis. The coffee club is an informal gathering allowing Edward Jones financial advisers to provide an update on the stock market and the economy. “The coffee […]

July 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Edward Jones branch in Davis named tops in client service

Edward Jones financial adviser Michael Clark and branch office administrator Susie Evans in Davis recently were ranked within the top 25 percent of the country for excellence in client service at Edward Jones. This honor was bestowed based upon the results of a survey in which random clients were asked to rank the service they […]

July 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

JCPenney launches program to benefit USO

In a new program through July at JCPenney, customers can help support the nation’s men and women in uniform by rounding up their purchases to support the United Service Organizations. The USO is a nonprofit, congressionally chartered, private organization dedicated to lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families. All of the proceeds raised […]

July 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Woodland Memorial ties for best in state for patient safety

Woodland Memorial Hospital tied for best in California for patient safety in a newly released study commissioned by Consumer Reports, the world’s largest independent product-testing organization. The study — a first of its kind by Consumer Reports — studied 1,159 hospitals nationwide (including 167 California hospitals), using the most current data available from government and […]

July 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

DQ Treat Day to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Dairy Queen will host Miracle Treat Day on Thursday to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. On that day, participating Dairy Queen locations will donate $1 or more from every Blizzard treat sold to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds to help save and improve the lives of kids treated at 170 children’s […]

July 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Impreza is all-wheel drive star

By Ann M. Job The 2012 Subaru Impreza five door is a pleasant looking, versatile and smart handling car whose standard all-wheel drive makes it unusual among small cars that typically are front-wheel drive only. Better yet, the Impreza comes at a competitive retail price starting at $19,045. This base Impreza price is on par […]

July 20, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Solar panels are powering public, private facilities

Photovoltaic solar panels have been going up all over Davis during the past few years — at public schools, on the UC Davis campus, and at businesses, government buildings and residences.

And the newest system — several rows of overhead carport-style solar panels in the parking lot that serves Davis High School and the Veterans’ Memorial Center — is about to go online. The Davis High project broke ground in May, and it should be finished by the end of July.

“If you park under one of the ‘carports,’ it’s a lot cooler. It’s providing shade and generating electrical power,” said Mike Adell, director of facilities for …

Next Chamber lunch set Aug. 7

The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans its next member luncheon on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. The cost is $18 for Chamber members or $25 for nonmembers. For tickets and more information, call the Chamber at (530) 756-5160 or visit […]

July 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Edward Jones offices collect school supplies

The four Edward Jones financial advisers in Davis continue to collect school supplies at their offices for the Davis Bridge Educational Foundation to help local students. Local residents and businesses may help by dropping off items at the Edward Jones branch offices during regular business hours through Wednesday, Aug. 8. The items needed for the […]

August 05, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Downtown Davis Sidewalk Sale set this weekend

The Downtown Davis July Summer Sidewalk Sale is planned Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with special deals and discounts to be offered. More than 25 retailers will have special deals. The event’s first day coincides with the Second Friday Art About. On Friday, there will be live music on the E Street Plaza, with Crazy Nights […]

July 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo Federal seeks nominations for grant

Yolo Federal Credit Union Yolo Federal is accepting nominations for a $5,000 grant available to a local nonprofit or cooperative. The grant came about because Yolo Federal surpassed its goal to save the community $1 million in loan interest. “As of June 30, 2012, the campaign has saved our community over $3 million,” said Clyde […]

July 29, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,