Guests at Wednesday’s morning mixer of the Davis Chamber of Commerce will enjoy freshly made breakfast pizzas, hot off the Caffé Italia mobile oven, as a benefit for the Davis Schools Foundation. Also available will be assorted pastries, fruit and drinks. The event is hosted this month by Ink Monkey Graphics, 2500 Fifth St., from […]
Yolo Federal Credit Union will host an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at its new branch at 501 G St. in downtown Davis. The two-story building features many eco-friendly elements, following Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design guidelines. “The open house provides us with a wonderful opportunity to showcase […]
The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans a morning mixer on Wednesday from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Ink Monkey Graphics, 2500 Fifth St., Suite 100, Davis. The event offers refreshments, a door prize drawing and an opportunity for networking. For more information, call the Chamber at (530) 756-5160 or visit www.davischamber.com.
Davis-based Me Communications took home some top honors at the Sacramento Public Relations Association’s 25th Anniversary CAPPIE Awards ceremony, celebrating the region’s best PR work of the past year. Me Communications won three public relations awards including two gold awards for its work with the Colon Cancer Alliance, a nationally recognized nonprofit. The firm is […]
The Davis Downtown Business Association will host a brown-bag lunch discussion on Wednesday with special guest Lucas Frerichs, candidate for the Davis City Council. This lunchtime forum will give downtown business owners and community members an opportunity to meet and talk with Frerichs about his many years of civic volunteerism in Davis, his accomplishments in supporting […]
Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., which creates natural products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a dry formulation of its Zequanox product. Zequanox is a biological product for controlling invasive mussels within enclosed systems and infrastructures. Zequanox is the first biopesticide available for controlling invasive zebra […]
Deferred maintenance. It’s the pragmatic upkeep we put off yesterday, and the day before and the day before that … in favor of a little luxury (like dinner out) or, in some cases, our day-to-day existence. The truth is, we’ve done pretty well if we’ve survived the past several years, at least from an economic […]
While Lyon Real Estate is best known for selling homes, the company also helps area nonprofits through its Lyon Cares program. During 2011, Lyon Cares raised $250,000 for charities and nonprofit organizations throughout the greater Sacramento region, an accomplishment recognized with a Partners in Philanthropy Award from the Sacramento Business Journal. The latest annual drive […]
Curves Davis West gym members continue to collect donations for their March Curves Food Drive to benefit the Short-Term Emergency Aid Committee food bank. The gym already has surpassed its goal of collecting a combined total of 2,200 pounds of food and dollars, which are used to buy more food. That’s 20 percent more than […]
Manny Provedor, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, will host a coffee club at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 30, at The Konditorei Austrian Pastry Cafe, at 2710 E. Fifth St., Davis. The coffee club is an informal gathering that allows Edward Jones financial advisers to provide an update on the stock market and the […]
In honor of its significant investment in the region, Mori Seiki Co. Ltd. has been selected to receive the Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization’s 2012 Salute to New Industry Award. Mori Seiki, an international machine tool manufacturing company, is constructing its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Davis, and will be the largest employment creation […]
Morse Remodeling Inc., a local design-build firm with almost 20 years of experience working in the Davis community, will open its doors Sunday to provide the public with an inside look at the remodeling industry. The event will run from 1 to 4 p.m. at Morse’s office and design studio, 2860 W. Covell Blvd., Suite […]
In a shop filled with motors, airplane models and parts in numbered ziplock bags, Alejandro Hernandez attaches brake lines to the front of the frame of a hybrid car.
“If we’re going to fire (the engine), we need brakes,” Hernandez says as he gives instructions to the six people standing around the car. “We need all the people we can get because it’s a lengthy process.”
The vehicle, called the FH3, is a gas- and electric-powered car built entirely by UC Davis students. Hernandez is the team captain of UC Davis Formula Hybrid, a team of about 20 people who regularly work long hours to design and build the car.
U.S. Bank has closed its Memorial Union branch and terminated a contract worth millions of dollars to UC Davis because of Occupy protests. Both U.S. Bank and the university have traded accusations that the other has not held up its end of the deal since the daily protests began taking place in January. Meanwhile, protesters […]