River City Bank launches fifth series of ‘Ask Steve’ videos

Beginning this week, River City Bank debuts the fifth installment of its popular “Ask Steve” online video series, featuring bank President and CEO Steve Fleming answering customer questions posed to him by locally well-known financial expert Kelly Brothers. Brothers, an experienced financial adviser and River City Bank brand advocate, serves as interviewer as Fleming addresses […]

Marrone, FMC sign distribution agreement for Latin America

FMC Corp.’s Agricultural Products Group and Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations have signed an exclusive development and distribution agreement for MBI’s Regalia Maxx biofungicide in Latin America, the companies announced Wednesday. Regalia Maxx is a biological product that protects plants by triggering their natural defense systems to combat several bacterial and fungal diseases. “We believe Regalia […]

Coldwell Banker-Doug Arnold Real Estate earns high ranking

The Davis office of Coldwell Banker-Doug Arnold Real Estate Inc. ranked second for July among 153 Coldwell Banker affiliate offices in North America in the category of “closed adjusted gross commission income” for offices of 51 to 100 sales associates/representatives. The CB DARE Woodland office ranked No. 16 out of 856 offices with one to […]

Thompson visits Marrone Bio Innovations

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, came to Davis on Wednesday for a tour of Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a provider of effective and safe pest management products. Thompson’s leadership on the environment and the promotion of small businesses prompted his tour of MBI, a news release said. The company recently was honored with the […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 2031 Catalina Dr.     $450,000 1115 Villanova Dr.     475,000 407 12th St.     495,000 2307 Isle Royale Ln.     555,000 Woodland (95695) 407 Bartlett Ave.     $181,000 Woodland (95776) 1309 E. Gum Ave.     $135,000 1324 Tyler Ct.     195,000 […]

Escalade still a status symbol

The Associated Press Not even major league hockey’s shiny, big Stanley Cup trophy dims the glitzy looks of the 2011 Cadillac Escalade ESV. I know, because I chased down the famous hockey trophy while behind the wheel of an Escalade ESV and got a picture of the two impressive symbols of success next to each […]

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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 […]