UC Davis business leaders win regional competition

UC Davis’ team of Students in Free Enterprise won the SIFE USA regional competition Monday in San Francisco. The event is one of 12 such regionals taking place across the United States in March and April. “This was definitely one of the top experiences of my college career,” Chad Scoma, co-president of the group, said […]

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Waste Management honored for ethical business practices

Waste Management, which provides curbside pickup in Woodland, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2011 World’s Most Ethical Companies for the fourth year in a row. Out of a record number of nominations for the award, Waste Management is the only environmental services company on the list, according to a […]

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Wolk speaks at downtown brown-bag lunch

Dan Wolk, appointed last month to the Davis City Council, will share his thoughts about downtown Davis at the Davis Downtown Business Association’s monthly brown-bag lunch Wednesday. The informal gathering will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the conference room at River City Bank, 123 E St. No RSVP is necessary, and the public […]

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UCD Bookstore plans to open shop downtown

UC Davis fans seeking shirts and sweatshirts to show their Aggie pride soon will have to go no farther than downtown Davis. The UCD Bookstore on campus plans to open a satellite shop — also selling gift items and a limited selection of books — at the southwest corner of Second and F streets later […]

Suzuki Kizashi Sport GTS: ‘Premium feel without premium pricing’

Say you want a four-door family car, but you don’t want to be stuck with plain vanilla.  You want something fun, but not too big. You could spend $30,000 or more and get an Audi A4 or an Acura TSX.  There are a few other choices if you want affordable performance, but the tradeoff is […]

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Grocery Outlet coming soon

A new Grocery Outlet store — located in half of what was once an Albertsons store in the Davis Manor Shopping Center — will open next week. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for Wednesday, March 23, followed by a “soft opening” on Thursday, March 24, and an official grand opening on Saturday, April 2. Many […]

Second Street paving preparation ramps up

To coincide with UC Davis’ spring break, construction activity will ramp up this week with preparations for Second Street paving downtown. Major work with the most impact on traffic will be done next week, with minor work being done this week and the week after, according to the city of Davis Department of Public Works. […]

Fat Face closes, will expand in Sacramento

Jaymes’ Fat Face sandwich shop, at 425 L St., Suite C, closed March 11. But there’s good news – for her. Jaymes Luu is taking her sandwich recipes to Sacramento – and has found a wholesale outlet for her gourmet frozen Aisu Pops. She announced in a letter posted to her front door that “we […]

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URC, Shasta Point announce new board members

Pacific Retirement Services Inc. in Medford, Ore., has announced new board members for University and Shasta Point retirement communities, both in Davis. University Retirement Community is a PRS-affiliated continuing care retirement community, and Shasta Point is an affordable senior housing community operated by PRS. Board members for URC include Paul Hart, president of Davis Waste […]

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Schilling Robotics expands into Asia, Brazil

Davis-based Schilling Robotics LLC, experts in subsea systems, has formally opened a new support center in Singapore and has begun construction of another support center in Brazil that will open in April. This international expansion of Schilling’s product support services into key offshore oil and gas regions will provide customers with the remotely operated vehicle […]

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Raley’s, Bel Air sell Yolobus tickets

Yolobus cash-value tickets are now available for purchase at Raley’s and Bel Air supermarkets in Woodland, allowing riders to purchase tickets beyond the bus service’s normal business hours. Cash-value tickets of $1, $2 and $3 are sold in sheets of 10 and can be purchased for $10, $20 and $30, respectively. In addition to cash-value […]

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Comcast launches 100 Mbps high-speed Internet for Calif. businesses

Comcast Corp. now offers its 100 Mbps high-speed Internet service to businesses in California, including Davis. “The 100 Mbps download/10 Mbps upload speed tier is one of the fastest broadband services available in the nation and is ideal for data-intensive businesses that have the need for speed,” a news release said. Comcast Business Class 100 […]

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Her Campus online magazine adds UCD

Her Campus online magazine has added a section focused on UC Davis, at http://www.hercampus.com/ucdavis. The magazine, geared toward female college students, features campus news, events, profiles, polls and a spotlight on “Campus Cuties.” The content of Her Campus UC Davis is written by UCD students, and is a supplement to the national content of HerCampus.com […]

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Edward Jones ranks 11th for training

Financial services firm Edward Jones once again has been named a top company for training, ranking No. 11 on Training magazine’s 2011 Training Top 125 list. Edward Jones, which has advisers in Davis, has been recognized on the list for 11 years in a row, dating back to the debut of the Training Top 50 […]

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