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 (www.regencycenters.com), 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 […]

DDBA lunch discussion set on parking structure plans

The Davis Downtown Business Association will host a brown-bag lunch discussion Wednesday on the proposed retail and parking structure project on the city-owned surface parking lot bounded by Third, Fourth, E and F streets. The informal lunchtime forum, presented by the DDBA’s Visioning and Community Relations Committee, will take place from noon to 1 p.m. in the […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 2707 Feather Pl.     $337,500 804 Hacienda Ave.     407,500 2534 Bombadil Ln.     470,000 3310 Oyster Bay Ave.     510,000 1003 Kent Dr.     533,000 2228 Bryce Ln.     639,500 Davis (95618) 916 La Coruno St.     $275,000 1146 San […]

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Supporting students

Janet Boulware, executive director of Davis Bridge Educational Foundation, accepts a bounty of school supplies and backpacks collected by Edward Jones branch offices from generous Davis citizens and businesses. Holding backpacks, from left, are Geri Lane and Susie Evans of Edward Jones, Boulware, and Kris Alves and Kerrie Bass of Edward Jones. Courtesy photo

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Chamber mixer set Wednesday

The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans a mixer from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at Cartridge World, 130 G St., Suite C. The gathering offers an opportunity for networking and refreshments will be served. A door prize drawing also is planned. For more information, call the Chamber at (530) 756-5160 or visit www.davischamber.com.

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VW refreshes Eos convertible

It’s easy to get people staring at the newly restyled, 2012 Volkwagen Eos — particularly when the convertible hardtop is down and a nearly 4-foot-tall, bright yellow M&M’s character is strapped into the back seat. VW doesn’t include the big, plastic M&M’s character, but I picked up the cheerful candy store display at a garage […]

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Edward Jones adviser hosts coffee club

Manny Provedor, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, will host a coffee club at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Konditorei Austrian Pastry Cafe, at 2710 E. Fifth St., Davis. The coffee club is an informal gathering that allows Edward Jones financial advisors to provide an update on the stock market and the economy. […]

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