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 ,

Rugged Jeep Wrangler popular again

Taming America’s sport utility vehicles and turning them into new-day minivans for mainstream buyers took a toll on most classic SUVs. But the iconic Jeep Wrangler escaped the trend. Today, the Wrangler — with new, more powerful engine and a five-speed automatic transmission added for 2012 — stands out in the wilderness and the marketplace. […]

November 25, 2011 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Enterprise closed for holiday

The Davis Enterprise will not publish Thursday, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, and all Enterprise offices will be closed. Business and advertising office hours Friday will be from 9 a.m. to noon only. The circulation department will remain open until 7 p.m. Friday to take delivery-related calls, at (530) 756-0826. Happy Thanksgiving!

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Santa Claus is coming to town

Kids, come to the County Fair Fashion Mall starting Friday to whisper your Christmas wishes into Santa Claus’ ear. Santa will talk with kids and be available for pictures from noon to 9 p.m. Friday. Beginning Saturday, his regular hours will be noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and 3 to 8 p.m. Fridays. […]

November 23, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Fish’s Wild now open!

Fish’s Wild, “Fish Grill & More” is open at 516 Second St., next to Uncle Vito’s. The menu includes grilled short ribs; chicken katsu; grilled fish like tilapia, trout, shrimp or mahi mahi; and salads, tacos and wraps topped with grilled fish or chicken. Side orders are brown or white rice, grilled zucchini, steamed veggies […]

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Going up

Crews use a crane on Thursday to install 42-foot-tall tilt-up panels that will make up the walls at Mori Seiki’s high-tech machine-tool manufacturing plant, at 3601 Faraday Ave. in Mace Ranch. The site is adjacent to Digital Technology Labs, an innovation center for Mori Seiki. The Japanese company selected Davis over sites in Chicago and […]

November 22, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,