Electric cars are the future … at least for the time being. Until other fuels become available, electricity is the one power source that is widely available. We have been getting electric hybrid cars for many years but are starting to see some more innovative electrics arrive in dealerships. Toyota, which has been the leader […]
The family that owns the popular de Vere’s Irish pub in Sacramento may start serving Guinness, bangers and mash in Davis by this fall. Published reports say the pub will take over the vacant restaurant at 217 E St., formerly home to Soga’s and Agave. The Sacramento restaurant is at 1521 L St. Its menu […]
There’s been some buzz downtown about a possible chain eatery coming to the 6,000-square-foot Blockbuster Video site at F and Third streets, but the real estate representative said negotiations are still under way, so he can’t disclose the tenant. Mark Engemann of the Sacramento office of Colliers International, a commercial real estate company, said Wednesday, […]
Roots Fair Trade is set to open Tuesday at 231 G St. It features “fairly traded gifts from around the world.” The shelves are lined with colorful pillows, purses, pottery, scarves, jewelry and various décor. Hours will be noon to 5:30 p.m. on Mondays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. […]
Mermaid’s Seafood & Grill closed March 25 — a year after it opened. The site near Dos Coyotes in South Davis has trouble sustaining a restaurant. Most recently there was Fins Market & Grill, and before that, Duke’s Sports Bar and Grill, and Fusions Asian Bistro. Meanwhile, Dos remains as popular as ever, and another […]
Red Robin is scheduled to open on Monday, April 25, in the Woodland Gateway shopping center (anchored by Costco). The family eatery is training employees. Its hours will be 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and till midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. The phone will be (530) 661-7470. The center will also add […]
Danielle Stroski, of Woodland, crosses Second Street near the E Street intersection to get to her car after a haircut at Salon Blonde in downtown Davis. Closures at Second Street started Monday and will continue through the end of the week as workers finish paving the street. “I’ve had to make a few extra turns, […]
About two years ago, South Davis resident Allen Thoe bought a three-bedroom, 2.5-bath home for a good price as part of the city’s affordable housing program. However, affordability came with an owner occupancy deed restriction, which has made refinancing difficult as lenders are becoming increasingly more cautious. “When I bought the home two years ago, […]
At a glance Davis 2010: 359 homes sold, average sale price $483,932, on the market on average of 65 days Davis 2009: 351 homes sold, average sale price $485,338, on the market an average of 63 days It’s April, the trees are blooming, and the real estate market is moving from the winter doldrums into […]
As the mother of two boys — a teen and a tween — I was pleased to see a men’s section — albeit a small one — inside Forever 21.
Here’s a peek inside Forever 21 today. It opened Friday in Davis’ University Mall.
Sutter Davis Hospital is on the Thomson Reuters list of the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall performance. Sutter Davis, which last won the recognition in 2008, is one of four California hospitals and the only one in the greater Sacramento region to receive the award this year. The annual “Thomson Reuters 100 Top […]
De Luna Jewelers has joined Jewelry Information Center, the consumer education arm of Jewelers of America, in a nationwide contest to find the ultimate engagement proposal story. De Luna Jewelers is an official participating retailer in JIC’s Ultimate Proposal Contest, which launches Monday and runs through May 23 online at www.JIC.org/proposalcontest. On May 31, 10 entries will […]
Celebrate Davis! details, application and sponsorship information are now available. This year’s event is on Thursday, May 19, from 4:30 to 9 p.m. in Community Park. The event, organized by the Davis Chamber of Commerce, features more than 100 booths, 5,000 attendees, live music and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. For businesses and groups […]