DDBA hosts Lee at brown-bag lunch

The Davis Downtown Business Association will host a brown-bag lunch discussion with special guest Brett Lee, candidate for Davis City Council, on Wednesday. The event will run from noon to 1 p.m. at the Hunt-Boyer Conference Room, 604 Second St., in downtown Davis. This forum will give downtown business owners and community members an opportunity […]

January 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Zindagi open; Luigi’s to debut Sunday with free slices

Zindagi Indian Bistro opened Wednesday at 213 E St., Suite C. The space formerly housed Queen of Sheeba and Pita Pit before that. Next door, Luigi’s, also at 213 E St., will open Sunday, giving out free pizza slices from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., owner Linda Brida said today. Brida owns the business with […]

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Nugget remains among ‘Best Companies to Work For’

Woodland-based Nugget Markets, which has two Davis stores, has once again made it onto Fortune magazine’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. Family owned since 1926, the regional market chain ranked 34th this year, down from eighth in 2011 and fifth in 2010. It’s the company’s seventh year on the list, which is […]

January 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Chamber lunch set on Feb. 7

The Davis Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly member luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. For more information, or to make a reservation, call the Chamber at (530) 756-5160 or visit davischamber.com.

January 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Chamber plans morning mixer at H&R Block

A morning mixer is planned by the Davis Chamber of Commerce from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at H&R Block, 1411 W. Covell Blvd., Suite 102, Davis. The event provides an opportunity for networking as well as refreshments and a door prize drawing.

January 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Wendy’s fundraiser supports Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

For $1, customers at participating Wendy’s restaurants in the Sacramento area can purchase a key tag that entitles them to free Jr. Frostys through the month of May while supporting the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and its signature program, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids. In South Davis, Wendy’s is at 1701 Cowell Blvd. While supplies last, […]

January 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Raley’s appoints Davis woman as general counsel

Helen Singmaster, 45, of Davis, has been appointed general counsel of Raley’s Family of Fine Stores. Singmaster has been Raley’s in-house counsel since 2000. From 1995 to 2000, Singmaster was an attorney at Downey Brand Seymour & Rohwer (now Downey Brand LLP). Raley’s is a privately owned supermarket chain with headquarters in West Sacramento. The […]

February 19, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

EPA approves label expansion for Marrone product

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a significant label expansion for Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations’ product, Regalia, a biofungicide that boosts plants’ natural defenses to fight fungal and bacterial diseases. The label expansion includes new soil applications, instructions for yield improvement in corn and soybeans, along with additional crops and target pathogens. “This label expansion […]

March 18, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Hybrid Civic adds to winning formula

The Honda Civic can be so many things to so many people. It can be one of the least expensive cars, one the most fuel-efficient cars or a fantastic family car. It has proven to be one of the most reliable cars on the road thanks to its great engineering and simplicity. But it can […]

January 20, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Provedor offers coffee club, economy update

Manny Provedor, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, will host a coffee club at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Konditorei Austrian Pastry Cafe, 2710 E. Fifth St. in Davis. The coffee club is an informal gathering allowing Edward Jones financial advisers to provide an update on the stock market and the economy in […]

January 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Speaker offers high-tech business expertise

Eric Ullrich, program manager for the Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance, will discuss the VentureStart program at a meeting Wednesday in downtown Davis. VentureStart is a free mentorship program for high-tech startups. Ullrich will speak from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the bar area at Little Prague, 330 G St. downtown. An informal question-and-answer session […]

January 18, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Ready to rock

Rocknasium co-owners Mark Leffler, at top, and Carter Schmeck, holding the giant scissors, celebrate a ribbon-cutting Tuesday for their rock-climbing gym’s new space at 720 Olive Drive, Suite S — just 100 feet away from its old space in the same building’s Suite Z. The gym moved into its new digs Nov. 1. The new […]

January 17, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Luigi’s postpones opening date

Luigi’s, the new Italian food restaurant going in at 213 E St. in downtown Davis, announced Sunday that it will not be ready to open Tuesday as planned. Owner Linda Brida said she hopes to have the restaurant open later this week, and will offer some free slices when it does. Watch the Comings & […]

January 17, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

DDBA finds new leadership in two downtown business owners

The Davis Downtown Business Association finds itself under new leadership, in more ways than one, as the calendar has flipped to 2012. The biggest change comes to the director position, which the DDBA board has decided to bisect into two separate jobs. Stewart Savage, the sole proprietor of his downtown Davis company Abaton Consulting, will […]

January 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,