Lyon Real Estate collects 3,110 winter coats for charity

More than 3,000 adults and children in need throughout the Sacramento region can count on new, warm coats to get through the winter thanks to an all-out effort by Lyon Real Estate agents. Working with the national nonprofit, One Warm Coat, Lyon’s regional team of agents, brokers and support staff threw themselves into a month-long […]

December 04, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Z Specialty Food plans open house Sunday

Z Specialty Food will host its second annual open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at its warehouse, 1250-A Harter Ave., Woodland. All of the company’s products will be available for tasting and for purchase at deeply discounted prices. There will lots of raffles and giveaways featuring honey wine from Woodland’s Queen Sheba […]

December 04, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 527 S. Campus Way     $450,000 1600 Tamarack Ln.     516,000 3203 Grosbeak Ct.     760,000 Davis (95618) 1146 San Gallo Ter.     $350,000 1710 Raintree Pl.     360,000 44452 N. El Macero Dr.     590,000 5728 Tufts St.     700,000 […]

December 04, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Tickets on sale now for Chamber installation dinner

Local residents and businesspeople are invited to celebrate the installation of Rose Cholewinski, owner of SwimAmerica, as chairman of the Davis Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, at a gala dinner Friday, Jan. 20. The event will take place at the ARC Ballroom at UC Davis. Guests are invited to dress for the red carpet […]

December 16, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Christmas is coming!

Sierra Byers, 3, smiles from Santa’s lap as her sister Marin, 5, snuggles up with Mrs. Claus during Thursday’s annual Downtown Davis Holiday Open House. The festive evening featured the popular Children’s Parade; the Christmas tree lighting; lots of musical entertainment, including performances by the Cal Aggie Marching Band-uh and the Davis High School Madrigal Singers and […]

December 02, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Natural-gas Civic available to more consumers

Thirteen years after launching its natural gas-powered Civic as a low-emission, low-fuel-price vehicle for public utilities and other business fleets, Honda is expanding availability to more consumers than ever. For the first time, car shoppers in 30-plus states should find natural gas-powered Civics sitting on lots at select Honda dealerships. Key benefits for buyers: Natural […]

December 02, 2011 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Davis Dollars are taking root in community

By Lola Davis A community currency designed to support the Davis economy is bigger and better just one year after its launch, supporters say. Nicholas Barry, a 2007 UC Davis graduate who now works in Sacramento, launched Davis Dollars last fall, marrying his interests in economics and community development. He describes the organization’s mission statement as […]

December 01, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Claus, candles and carriage rides

Davis residents will ring in the holiday season Thursday evening at the annual Downtown Davis Holiday Open House. Community members are invited to take part in one of Davis’ oldest community traditions, which features the Children’s Parade and the tree-lighting ceremony, visits with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, performances by local musical groups, horse-drawn carriage […]

November 30, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Downtown says happy holidays!

Davis residents will ring in the holiday season Thursday evening at the annual Downtown Davis Holiday Open House. Community members are invited to take part in one of Davis’ oldest community traditions, which features the Children’s Parade and the tree-lighting ceremony, visits with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, performances by local musical groups, horse-drawn carriage […]

November 27, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Michaels stores offer free holiday craft workshops

The Knack, a club for kids and parents that offers fun events and creative projects, will present its Passport to Imagination series at Michaels craft stores Dec. 3-17. The nearest Michaels is at 2175 Bronze Star Drive in Woodland’s Gateway shopping center near Interstate 5 and County Road 102. These in-store events for children focus on […]

November 27, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 270 Baja Ave.     $325,000 325 E. Eighth St., 4     330,000 226 Avocet Ave.     900,000 Davis (95618) 1818 Moore Blvd., 242     $197,000 3418 Arroyo Ave.     409,000 Woodland (95695) 1305 Fremont St.     $178,500 421 W. El Dorado Dr. […]

November 27, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Travis Credit Union collects food, money for those in need

This holiday season, Travis Credit Union members and employees are reaching out to help people in need by collecting donations for food banks in Yolo, Solano and Contra Costa counties, as well as participating in The Festival of Trees, Christmas Wish 2011 and the Children’s Miracle Network Holiday Stocking Campaign. Community members are invited to […]

November 27, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Coldwell Banker collects warm clothing, toys for the needy

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the largest residential real estate brokerage in the Sacramento and Lake Tahoe region, has kicked off its annual Operation: One Warm Coat collection and participation in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots program. Community members are invited to donate new and gently used winter items as well as new, […]

November 27, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Car Care: This season, don’t let pump prices put a damper on your holiday fun

(NewsUSA) – It’s easy to get caught up in the holiday hubbub when you’re running around looking for the perfect gift. While the holidays can be expensive, there are ways to save. Firestone Complete Auto Care offers the following tips to help you save money at the gas pump so you can focus on your […]

November 25, 2011 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,