Marrone produce approved for Mexico

Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations, a provider of effective and safe pest management products, has announced that its biofungicide, Regalia Maxx, has been approved for use in the agricultural market of Mexico. Regalia will be available to conventional and organic growers of fruits and vegetables for controlling diseases such as early blight and powdery mildew. “The […]

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Sutter Davis Hospital named named one of best places to work in health care

Sutter Davis Hospital and Sutter Medical Foundation have been named “Best Places to Work in Health care” by Modern Healthcare magazine. Sutter Davis was one of only two hospitals in California to receive the distinction, and Sutter Medical Foundation is the only medical foundation in the state to be on the list. This is the […]

Chamber mixer celebrates Oktoberfest on Sept. 8

The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans a mixer from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, to celebrate Oktoberfest at First Northern Bank, 434 Second St., in downtown Davis. The event will feature live music, food provided by Little Prague, microbrews from Sudwerk, dessert by Timothy’s Bakery and local wines by Holly’s Hill and Putah […]

Chamber plans luncheon on Sept. 6

The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans a membership luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, in the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. The luncheon, catered by Seasons, will have a classic game show theme with team trivia. All reservations must be prepaid by noon Friday, Sept. 2. The […]

New business helps kids, adults with ADHD

A Davis resident and educator opened a business this summer to help children, adults and parents cope with attention deficit and related disorders. Tomoko “TJ” Vidales owns iROC Education and Family Counseling, which has offices at 907 Third St. and 760 Fifth St. in Davis. The goal of the consulting service is “to help support […]

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Octus debuts RebateWorks service

Octus Inc., a Davis-based resource efficiency company, has announced the debut of RebateWorks, a multi-faceted service focused on simplifying the procurement of utility company rebates and incentives. “Through RebateWorks, Octus delivers managed utility company rebate services to property owners, utilities and product manufacturers,” said Octus CEO Chris Soderquist in a news release. “Over the past […]

Michaels hosts free craft events

Michaels art supply stores will present several free craft events over the next few weeks. The nearest Michaels is in Woodland in the Gateway shopping Center near County Road 102 and Interstate 5. The first few events are for adults only. On Sunday, from 2 to 3 p.m., a ribbon demonstration is planned. Participants will […]

Golden 1 offers free financial workshops

Golden 1 Credit Union will offer several free financial workshops, which are open to the public, online and in Sacramento in September. A Davis branch is at 508 Second St., Suite 101. The first few workshops are webinars. Access information will be emailed upon registration.  “Recognizing Elder Financial Abuse,” is planned from noon to 1 […]

County real estate sales

Address Sale Price Davis (95616) 3321 Biscayne Bay Pl. $300,000 Davis (95618) 509 Mace Blvd. $315,000 2914 Loyola Dr. 570,000 5507 Marden Dr. 681,500 Woodland (95695) 1001 Sixth St. $141,000 50 Locust St. 143,000 224 Muir St. 157,000 58 Antelope St 170,000 331 Redwing Dr. 180,000 6 W. Hays St. 186,000 1012 Cottonwood St. 210,000 […]

New restaurants, bars getting ready for UCD students

Several Davis restaurants and bars are nearing completion, and should be ready to welcome UC Davis students as they return this fall. Among them is Paesanos III in Davis, a pizza and pasta restaurant that is taking over the former Fuzio’s spot at 139 G St. It is set to open on Sept. 3, its […]

A Kia Optima for every taste

Looking for an affordable midsize family sedan, most people would head out to their Toyota or Honda dealers — the Camry and Accord have been the standards of the class for years. Yes, there are other alternatives, but now there’s another serious contender in the field from Kia, called the Optima. We recently tested the […]

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South Davis shopping center changes hands in $35 million deal

The Oakshade Town Center — a South Davis shopping complex that hosts Safeway, OfficeMax and Rite Aid, along with several smaller stores — has been sold for $35 million. Regency Centers, a national owner, operator and developer of grocery-anchored and community shopping centers, purchased the center at Cowell Boulevard and Pole Line Road on Aug. […]

Regency Centers purchases Oak Shade Town Center for $35M

(Edited from a news release) Davis, CA – August 22, 2011 – Regency Centers (, a national owner, operator and developer of grocery-anchored and community shopping centers, closed on the acquisition of Oak Shade Town Center, a 103,762-square-foot neighborhood shopping center anchored by Safeway, Rite Aid and OfficeMax in Davis. The property was purchased on […]

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Roots to Wine recruiting members for tourism marketing effort

Roots to Wine, an association of wine grape growers and producers from Capay Valley, Davis, Dunnigan Hills, English Hills and Winters, is offering trade and/or tourism affiliate membership packages in advance of the organization’s Fall Passport Weekend event planned in early October. The group’s wineries invite local businesses to become part of marketing the area’s […]