The Hallmark Inn in downtown Davis has gone through several renovations since Reed Youmans and his family first bought the hotel about a dozen years ago. The Youmanses aren’t finished making changes just yet. The owners of the inn at 110 F St. recently gutted six bays of ground-floor hotel rooms that they plan to […]
The message on the easel out front always said it all: “Come and play.”
And for nearly two decades, the children did.
Because Alphabet Moon Toys & Treasures was never just a toy store; it was a Davis destination, a favorite place to visit, where to browse was to play, and where current owner Christine Hildebrand and her employees earned raves for their selection of toys and customer service.
But Christine Hildebrand, who bought the store nearly 10 years ago, said Alphabet Moon took two big hits about three years ago: the economy tanked, and Target opened in Davis.
Davis City Manager Steve Pinkerton will give a “State of the City” talk at the January membership luncheon of the Davis Chamber of Commerce. The event will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. downtown. While most of the Chamber’s membership luncheons are […]
Pickup trucks used to be for hauling stuff. You would not want to use them for anything else because they were uncomfortable and crude. Today, you can get a truck that is as comfortable as any luxury car with state-of-the-art features. And while the comfort and features have increased, the amazing thing is that trucks’ […]
Jen Wendt moved to Davis when she was 7 years old. She made friends and quickly felt at home. She graduated from Davis High in 1993, and soon after felt like it was time to leave the Northern California hamlet. The energetic raven-haired girl headed to Southern California, went to college, fell in love and […]
The Davis Chamber of Commerce has changed the location of its mixer Thursday, Jan. 12, to West Yost Associates, an environmental engineering firm, 2020 Research Park Drive, Suite 100. The event will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m., offering an opportunity for networking as well as refreshments and a prize drawing. The mixer had been planned for […]
Paris Clark of Woodland was among a dozen area residents given free hearing aids by Avalon Hearing for its second annual “12 Days of Christmas” hearing mission in Sacramento and Yolo counties. The recipients were gifted their hearing aids because of their compelling stories of why they couldn’t get hearing aid help by themselves, a […]
The Hallmark Inn in downtown Davis is offering a special $99 nightly room rate to those who donate $1 per night of their hotel stay to the Yolo Court Appointed Special Advocate group, which helps Yolo County foster children. This special rate is available for travel through Wednesday, Jan. 11. Hallmark Inn, 110 F St., […]
The Davis Chamber of Commerce will host a member luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St., downtown Davis. Davis City Manager Steve Pinkerton will give a “State of the City” talk. While most of the Chamber’s membership luncheons are on the first Tuesday […]
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 […]