Like a rock: 100 years of Chevy

DETROIT (AP) — We saw the USA in them. We drove them to the levee. We even worked on our night moves in their back seats. For a century, Chevrolets won America’s love with their safety, convenience, style and speed — even if sometimes they were clunky, or had problems with rust or their rear […]

November 04, 2011 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Whole Foods confirms lease at Davis Commons

It’s official: Whole Foods has leased the former Borders Books & Music space in the Davis Commons shopping center, and will open a grocery store there sometime in the next 12 to 18 months. “We have signed the lease, now we have to design our store,” David Lannon, president of Whole Foods Market for Northern […]

November 03, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Golden 1 branches welcomes new customers Saturday

Golden 1 Credit Union branches throughout California will be open extended hours on Saturday to welcome bank customers who want to open accounts there on “Bank Transfer Day.” All Golden 1 branches, except those in limited access locations, will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The Davis branch is at 508 Second […]

November 02, 2011 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Whole Foods may move into former Borders space

Whole Foods Market — a specialty grocer focusing on natural and organic foods — may be poised to move into the 20,000-square-foot store in downtown Davis occupied by Borders Books & Music until earlier this year. The space is in the Davis Commons shopping center at First and E streets. Whole Foods, a Texas-based retailer that has […]

October 30, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Young earns financial planner certification

Kevin M. Young, of Young Wealth Management with offices in Davis and Sacramento, recently became a certified financial planner. This certification illustrates his dedication to using the financial planning process to serve the financial needs of individuals, families and businesses. To earn this prestigious certification and remain certified, individuals must pass the CFP board’s comprehensive […]

November 20, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Woodland Memorial Hospital’s ER lauded for pediatric care

Woodland Memorial Hospital’s emergency department has received the designation of Excellence in Pediatric Care, the hospital announced. The emergency department, which treats more than 2,500 children a year from Woodland and its surrounding communities, received this prestigious designation from Valley Emergency Physicians, the physician group providing emergency services at Woodland Memorial Hospital and at more […]

October 30, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Davis Chamber of Commerce profile

The Davis Chamber of Commerce welcomes the following new members: Chase Bank, Cambridge Junior College, CHOC, Max Potentials, Relic Auto Glass, DeVere’s Irish Pub, Sacramento SCORE, Comcast Spotlight, Tiber Cottage, Davis Pedicab, Sole Desire and Sugar Daddies. The Chamber will hold the following events in the month of November. All listed events are open to […]

October 28, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Car care: Planning for comfort during long road trips

(NewsUSA) — Road trips can provide a great source of tunes, good conversation and relaxation throughout any travel season. However, long hours on the road can often result in body aches, poor nutrition and other challenges for drivers stuck behind the wheel. To avoid such pitfalls and make the experience a bit less taxing on […]

October 28, 2011 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 2204 Muir Woods Pl.     $385,000 421 J St.     454,000 815 Oeste Dr.     482,000 1512 Willow Ln.     543,000 603 Oriole Ave.     562,500 Davis (95618) 2203 Caravaggio Dr.     $575,000 1106 Pistachio Ct.     650,000 918 La Paz […]

October 30, 2011 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Thinking inside the ‘Box’

Scion’s xB, known as the Box, has been a huge success. Its shape was an object of fun, but it kept selling. The xB also was one of the first affordable vehicles that the buyer could customize from the factory. Scion’s philosophy was if someone is going to spend $500 to install an aftermarket exhaust, […]

October 28, 2011 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Z Specialty Food plans open houses

Known locally for the brands Moon Shine Trading, Island of the Moon, and Cowboy Caviar, Z Specialty Food will host its second annual open house events from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Dec. 4. In addition to live music, raffles and giveaways, all of the company’s award-winning products will be […]

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DeVere’s Irish Pub plans Nov. 8 opening

DeVere’s Irish Pub, filling the old Soga’s spot at 217 E St., plans a pre-opening party for on Nov. 8 for its Facebook fans. The original event was planned for Oct. 17, but was postponed. The deVere White family wrote this on the pub’s Facebook page: “Due to licensing setbacks that are beyond our control, the […]

October 27, 2011 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

G Street WunderBar has soft opening

The G Street WunderBar opened on Monday. Its hours are 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. The pub, owned by former bartender Chris Armanini, will host a Halloween Ball for its grand opening party on Friday. The event, from 9 p.m. to midnight at 228 G St., is open to adults 21 and over. Admission is free. […]

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Games to stop at University Mall

The GameStop store in University Mall in Davis will close on Friday, Nov. 14, a news release announced today. “Customers can still make purchases and trade in games, accessories and consoles at … other GameStop stores in the area,” according to Larine Nixon, who handles corporate communications for GameStop Corp. The GameStop store in The […]

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