New physician assistant joins Woodland Healthcare

Pamona Purdy has joined Woodland Healthcare’s occupational health and family practice departments as a physician assistant. Purdy received her physician assistant certification from the UC Davis Family Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Program. Prior to joining Woodland Healthcare, Purdy worked as a physician assistant for Lassen Medical Group in Red Bluff. She will see patients […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Travis Credit Union offers ‘Financial First Aid’ seminar

Travis Credit Union will present a free seminar, “Financial First Aid,” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in the TCU community room, at One Travis Way in Vacaville. To reserve your spot, call (707) 449-4000 or (800) 877-8328 by March 19. “Travis Credit Union is committed to helping people in our community become informed, […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 3030 Woods Cir.     $251,000 435 G St., 205     385,000 Davis (95618) 5208 El Cemonte Ave.     $375,100 28934 Hurlbut St.     105,000 Woodland (95695) 745 Heather Ln.     $165,000 128 Shasta Pl.     177,500 33564 Canvas Back St.     […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

New Volvo goes sporty

By Ann M. Job Start yawning. Another Volvo, the 2012 S60 sedan, earned top safety ratings in U.S. government crash testing. It’s no surprise. With its well-known reputation for automotive safety, Volvo has had cars on government safety lists for years. But the big surprise is the newest, high-performance version of Volvo’s S60 has an […]

March 09, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Video game trailer brings fun to you

Gizmo’s Rolling Video Games is a new business that offers a mobile game theater — delivered. For a starting price of $199 for an hour, a trailer arrives filled with all the makings of an electronic gaming party, including: Xbox 360, Wii and PS3 stations, allowing 16 gamers to play at once or separately; four […]

March 11, 2012 | Posted in Blogs | Tagged ,

Port of Sacramento gets $960K grant for rail loop

Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, announced Tuesday that the Port of Sacramento has been awarded a grant of more than $960,000 from the Federal Railroad Administration for construction of a rail loop track that will increase freight capacity and handling efficiency. “The Port of Sacramento is a lynchpin of Northern California’s economy,” Thompson said in […]

March 07, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Free info night set for homeowners

Casa Verde Designs, a local source for sustainable home improvement products and services, is offering a free information night for homeowners from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. “Renovation 101 for Homeowners,” will take place at the new Casa Verde Designs showroom at Fifth Street Crossing, 912 Fifth St. in Davis. The event is designed to […]

March 07, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

One-on-One Tutoring gives students confidence for tests

Some people measure the year in days, others in weeks, still others in months. Robert Junn, co-owner of One-on-One Tutoring, measures it in tests. “It has kind of a seasonal effect,” Junn said. “Right now, we’re switching into AP season.” One-on-One, which opened in August 2007, provides homework and test preparation tutoring for students at […]

March 08, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 2300 Sycamore Ln., 25     $196,500 1016 Arthur St.     405,000 Davis (95618) 3401 Verona Ter.     $250,000 3454 Verona Ter.     479,000 4411 San Marino Dr.     510,000 Woodland (95695) 702 Marshall Ave.     $75,000 429 Monte Vista Dr.     […]

March 04, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Travis Credit Union appoints Jones as a new VP

Travis Credit Union has named Ivan Jones a vice president of finance. In this capacity, Jones will be responsible for planning and directing all aspects of Travis Credit Union’s investment program including reviewing the investment strategy, identifying new opportunities and recommending changes in investment operations to improve profitability. In addition, he will oversee all aspects of […]

March 25, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Travis Credit Union appoints Beaudry as a new VP

Travis Credit Union has announced the selection of Craig Beaudry as vice president of enterprise applications. In this capacity, Beaudry will be responsible for leading the credit union’s effort in providing strategic information technology leadership. He will participate as a key business partner in the development of technology strategies and solutions that align with organizational […]

March 25, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Davis optometrist named Young OD of the Year

The California Optometric Association presented Dr. Alex Baker with its 2011 Young OD of the Year award at its recent House of Delegates meeting in Sacramento. Baker is in practice at Helmus Optometry in Davis. He’s a director of the Sacramento Valley Optometric Society, a member of the COA Young OD Task Force, and a […]

March 04, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

State Farm offers $25,000 community grants

State Farm is searching for people who want to Cause an Effect by bringing a $25,000 grant to their community. The insurance firm, with offices in Davis, will give out 40 of these grants. Through March 20, California residents are invited to visit the “Cause An Effect” tab on the State Farm Facebook page,!/statefarm, […]

March 04, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Curves collects food for STEAC

Recognizing that the need for donations is greater than ever at local food banks across the nation, Curves International kicked off the 2012 Curves Food Drive on Thursday with a challenge to all Curves Clubs to meet or exceed last year’s donations. Each club, including Curves of Davis, is asking its members to donate bags […]

March 04, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,