The Davis Chamber of Commerce welcomes the following new members: County Fair Mall, Weintraub Genschlea Chediak Tobin & Tobin, Inside Out and Baytel. The following events will be held in the month of January. All listed events are open to all Chamber members and some are also open to guests. Call the Chamber offices for […]
(ARA) – As the weather outside gets frightful, now is a good time to make sure your vehicle’s tires are prepared for snow, ice and freezing temperatures. Sixty-three percent of Americans are concerned about skidding and icy roadways as the thermometer’s mercury drops, according to a recent survey commissioned by Hankook Tire America Corp. To […]
The boxy Kia Soul is still funky-looking and still has dancing hamsters in its award-winning television ads. But for 2012, the youthful Soul is restyled for a more high-tech look, has more powerful, yet more fuel-efficient engines, new six-speed transmissions and more features, including an infotainment system with voice recognition. Kia even offers 18-inch wheels […]
The Davis Police Department is announcing a partnership with several Davis bicycle shops to promote and enhance bicycle safety. Police will patrol areas frequented by bicyclists the week of Jan. 9 to address traffic violations that can lead to collisions with other cyclists, vehicles and pedestrians. Since Jan. 1, Davis police have responded to 54 […]
In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, River City Bank has made a $5,000 donation to KidsFirst, a local nonprofit with a mission to end child abuse and ensure all children live in a safe, healthy and nurturing home. “River City Bank has given a gift to KidsFirst as part of our ongoing […]
The California Chamber of Commerce has released a list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2012 or earlier that will have an impact on businesses in California. In addition to the new employment laws, an order by the National Labor Relations Board is also impacting businesses in California. By Jan. 31, 2012, […]
Time is running out to purchase tickets at a discounted rate for the Davis Chamber of Commerce’s gala installation dinner, planned for Friday, Jan. 20, at the ARC Ballroom at UC Davis. Rose Cholewinski, owner of SwimAmerica, will be installed as chairman of the Chamber’s board of directors at the Academy Awards-themed event, which features a […]
The number of student apartments in Davis has grown by some 405 units since last year, with most of the additions coming at UC Davis’ new West Village neighborhood, according to a university report.
The annual Vacancy and Rental Rate Survey was released by the UCD Office of Student Housing on Friday.
At the same time, enrollment at UCD also grew, from 31,392 students at the time of the 2010 survey to 31,732 students this year.
Meanwhile, the average rent for certain categories of student housing …
While preparing your holiday cards, you may be stumped by a recurring December dilemma: should you write “season’s greetings” or “seasons’ greetings”? Or “seasons greetings,” with no apostrophe at all? The expression “season’s greetings” is an expression of “genitive case” — also known as possessive — in which one noun is the “possessor” of another […]
Stewart Savage, owner of Abaton Consulting, has been appointed as the Davis Downtown Business Association’s new director. The DDBA also has named Nina Gatewood, owner of Haute Again Consignment shop, as deputy director in charge of marketing and arts and entertainment. Savage will handle the organization’s operations and community relations. “The division of duties between […]
For the second consecutive year, Dixon-based First Northern Bank is demonstrating its holiday spirit by donating $500 to each of five local food banks — all within the counties the bank serves. Contributions went to the Food Bank of Yolo County, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, Placer Food Bank […]
Why did Nancy Morrow decide to move Casa Verde Designs — the eco-friendly home improvement business that she’d operated from a small shop on F Street since 2007 — into bigger quarters in what was formerly warehouse space by the railroad tracks on Fifth Street? That’s an easy one. “More room! Better parking! And the […]
Woodland businesses Econco, F & F Multiprint and HP are among this year’s recipients of waste reduction awards presented by the state Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). Interest in the 2011 program was high, with 280 winners recognized through the Waste Reduction Awards Program for their environmentally friendly business strategies. “This year’s WRAP […]
Davis-based Moller International announced that it has signed an agreement with a joint venture partner for the development, manufacturing, distribution and sales of its Skycar, Rotapower engine and Aerobot products in the People’s Republic of China. Moller is the developer of the Skycar aircraft, the Rotapower line of rotary engines and the Aerobot line of unmanned aerial vehicles. Under the new […]