Kia Forte: Giving drivers what they need

Kia really has come a long way. When it first came to the U.S. market, its cars were seen as cheap transportation and most people didn’t even bother to consider them. Quietly, Kia has been improving its cars. The 2005-09 Kia Spectra, a Toyota Corolla-sized sedan, was the first Kia that really should have made […]

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Consignment hours change at R&R

Consignment hours at All Things Right & Relevant, 1640 E. Eighth St., have been changed to 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. The store, which benefits local mental health agencies, is looking for volunteers to help out over the summer. Many types of positions are available. […]

Lunchtime Leaders to focus on social media

Stewart Savage, technology consultant and owner of Abaton Consulting, will present “Facebook Security — Protecting Your Personal Information” at Thursday’s meeting of Lunchtime Leaders. His talk will provide insight about what Facebook users need to do to protect their personal information while enjoying this social environment online. “With the continued growth of Facebook and the […]

Beer Fest raises $28K for Citizens Who Care

The Davis Beer Fest on June 4 at Sudwerk Brewery raised more than $28,000 for Citizens Who Care for the Elderly of Yolo County. A record 45 breweries participated in the event, pouring their beer for more than 800 attendees — another record for the yearly event. The Beer Fest is staffed by students from […]

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Katz becomes member of cigar, pipe association

Jason Katz, a professional tobacconist with Stogie Stein at 1520 E. Covell Blvd. in Davis, has qualified for membership in the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association. With more than 2,000 members throughout the U.S. and 31 foreign countries, IPCPR is a nonprofit organization representing retailers, manufacturers and distributors of hand-made cigars, pipes and […]

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Curves welcomes SilverSneakers, Silver & Fit members for free

Curves of Davis is rolling out the red carpet to members of the award-winning Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program, a national exercise program designed for older adults. SilverSneakers members are now eligible to join Curves of Davis at no cost. Ladies with HealthNet’s Silver & Fit insurance coverage also are eligible to join for free. Check […]

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Workshop to cover business plans

A one-day workshop on creating a business plan will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at the Small Business Development Center, 1410 Ethan Way, Sacramento. “A business plan is required by most lenders, and serves as a guide to help you reach your goals for success,” a news release said. Cost to attend […]

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Sacramento job fair planned Tuesday

Job seekers are invited to Sacramento’s 20th annual June HIREvent from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Northeast, 5231 Date Ave., near Madison Avenue and Interstate 80. “(This) is a great opportunity for jobs eekers to introduce themselves to private and public-sector employers eager to fill immediate openings in a variety of fields,” […]

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Unilever to donate up to $25,000 to Food for Families

Shoppers who buy certain Unilever products at Raley’s, Bel Air and Nob Hill Foods stores through Tuesday will be supporting a donation to the Raley’s Food for Families program. Unilever will donate 25 cents for every participating food and personal care product purchased at these stores, up to $25,000 to the charity. “Unilever is proud […]

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Meeting set to review Chamber benefits

Davis Chamber of Commerce members and prospective members are invited to a free meeting from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday to learn about Chamber benefits. The meeting, at the Chamber office, 604 Third St., will provide a quick but comprehensive look at the Davis Chamber’s benefits, services and programs. Attendees will learn how to maximize […]

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New pizza place may serve all-ages music venue

Luigi’s Slice, a Sacramento pizza parlor with an all-ages music venue, plans to open a restaurant at 213 E St., in the bulk of the former Discoveries space. Building owner Dan Dowling said Luigi’s plans to use about 6,000 square feet of the building – its main floor and basement. Dowling operates the used furniture […]

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Pizza parlor may serve live music to all ages

Luigi’s Slice, a Sacramento pizza parlor with an all-ages music venue, plans to open a restaurant at 213 E St., in the former Discoveries space. Building owner Dan Dowling said Luigi’s plans to use about 6,000 square feet of the building – its main floor and basement. Dowling operates the used furniture store Blue Elephant […]

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Another bar to replace G St. Pub

A liquor license is posted for Wunderbar Industries LLC at 228 G St., the former spot of G Street Pub. A new page on Davis Wiki said the former head bartender for the G Street Pub hopes to open the new bar this fall. It’s unclear whether Wunderbar will be the name.  

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New spot for ice cream, cupcakes

Sugar Daddies opened Monday afternoon at 113 E St., the former spot for Yogurt Shack. The one-stop sweet stop features Davis Creamery and its homemade ice cream, and Cupcake Craving’s tasty baked goods. Earlier plans included Cookie Connection, but that may not come to fruition. Hours are abbreviated for now: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. […]

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