Free workshop to teach money management

Marc Thompson, a mortgage planner with UMAX Mortgage, will host a free financial workshop on Wednesday that teaches Davis parents how to make wise money decisions and then share those strategies with their children. The “Save or Spend It” workshop is part of the Davis Parent Financial Workshop Series, which helps parents and grandparents teach […]

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Curves of Davis team participates in Relay for Life

Curves of Davis, part of the women’s fitness club chain, announced that it will support the American Cancer Society by participating in one of its signature fundraising events, Relay For Life. The event will take place at Emerson Junior High School this weekend, from 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday. This is the fifth […]

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Mutual Housing hires Jauco as lead organizer

Sacramento/Yolo Mutual Housing Association recently hired Mariano Jauco as lead organizer. In his new position, Jauco will supervise six community organizers who work with two to three Mutual Housing properties in Sacramento and Yolo counties. As well as being the management contact, he will provide coaching and training in building community across the many cultures […]

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Sponsorships available for Chamber golf tourney

Sponsorships are still available for the Davis Chamber of Commerce’s Touchdown Tournament at Wildhorse Golf Club on Friday, Sept. 16. For more information about sponsorship, or signing up to play golf, call the Chamber at (530) 756-5160 or drop by the office at 604 Third St. in downtown Davis.

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Group launches ‘Solarize Davis’

A new solar power group has been established in Davis to solve the No. 1 market barrier to mainstream solar panel installation: cost. Spearhead Solar recently launched “Solarize Davis” to accelerate the adoption of residential solar projects in Davis. So far, 30 people have become members. By utilizing group purchasing power, similar to the popular group […]

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Underwhelming Civic does what it’s supposed to do

Honda sells around 20,000 Civics each month, second only to their Accord. Since its introduction in 1973, Honda has sold 8.8 million Civics just in the United States alone. With those numbers, the Civic is critical to Honda’s bottom line, and, for 2012, Honda has completely redesigned the ninth-generation Civic. The Civic enjoys a reputation […]

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Chamber hosts ‘touchdown’ golf tournament

Golfers are invited to save the date — Friday, Sept. 16 — for the annual Davis Chamber of Commerce golf tournament. The event will take place on a Friday this year instead of Monday, and the price has been reduced by $30, to $120 per player. The tournament, to be played at Wildhorse Golf Course, […]

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Old pub receives some Wunderful improvements

In February, the G Street Pub closed its doors. The local bar operated in a building near the corner of Third and G streets downtown that has housed many local businesses over the past few decades. After a change of ownership, however, the future of the aging building was unclear. In April, Chris Armanini, a […]

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Davis landlords move to soften blow of water rate hikes

Davis business owners have reason to worry about the city’s proposed water rate hikes, especially since most don’t actually know how much the increases will cost them. Business owners who rent commercial space for their shop, eatery or professional office don’t get municipal utility rate bills in the mail. Their landlords do. And that is […]

Capay Organic celebrates 35 years with farm tour

To celebrate its 35th anniversary, Capay Organic invites the public to a free farm tour and fig harvest on Saturday, Aug. 13. “I’m certain that our parents would have never imagined in 1976 when they started our farm on 20 acres of thistle weed that our business would grow to feed thousands of families throughout […]

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Brew It Up closing in Sac

Brew It Up, which originated in The Marketplace in Davis but moved to midtown Sacramento when its plans to redevelop Old City Hall (now Bistro 33) were denied, is closing this weekend, owner Michael Costello announced today. Read more on its website:

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Sponsors needed for bicycle parade

Sponsors are needed for the World’s Greatest Bicycle Parade planned Sunday, Oct. 2, in Davis. The event, organized by the Davis Odd Fellows, aims to break the Guinness world record for the longest single line of bicycles and raise funds for the Davis Schools Foundation. For more information, visit or contact sponsor coordinators Steve […]

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Marrone celebrates fifth year

Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations, which produces effective, natural pest management products for agriculture and water resource management, is celebrating its five-year anniversary. Since incorporating in June 2006, MBI “has experienced rapid growth as it delivers on its mission to fill unmet pest management needs in agriculture and water resource management,” a news release said. Over […]

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Casa Verde, Baciarini’s moving to new Fifth Street Crossing

Casa Verde Designs is in the process of moving from its tucked-away spot at 424 F St., Suite B, to a space in the newly redeveloped Fifth Street Crossing, across from Dairy Queen. It closed last week and should reopen in mid-August. The green design showroom is a partnership with Nancy Morrow of Casa Verde, […]

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