Zipcar usage rates October: 27.42% November: 31.7% December: 28.73% January: 37.87% February: 39.96% March: 42.98% April: 45.38% Zipcar usage has risen steadily since October, when the city of Davis partnered with the company and launched the town’s first car-sharing program. In seven months, usage rates for the four Zipcar vehicles climbed from 27.42 percent last […]
The Davis Downtown Business Association will hold its Spring General Meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in Bistro 33’s Historic City Hall banquet room. A focus of the meeting will be the DDBA’s investment of Target Community Enhancement Funds in downtown marketing and branding plans. Kim Tackett and Steve Barbaria of downtown-based Tackett + […]
After four years as director of the Davis Downtown Business Association, Joy Cohan is resigning, effective July 1. “This came following months of personal introspection about my life journey, what is meaningful to me and my family, and how I can best contribute to my community — all elements of what originally attracted me to […]
Yolo County has launched a new organization offering no-cost or low-cost energy efficiency measures to local businesses and other qualified organizations. Called “Yolo Energy Watch,” the organization is a partnership between Yolo County, the California Public Utilities Commission and Pacific Gas & Electric. The mission of Yolo Energy Watch is to promote energy efficiency and […]
Address Sale Price Davis (95616) 826 Lake Blvd. $385,000 705 Boyer Cir. 395,000 816 Eureka Ave. 497,000 Davis (95618) 1512 Manzanita Ln. $347,000 Woodland (95695) 18216 Harlequin Ct. $351,000 871 W. Southwood Dr. 487,000 Woodland (95776) 1880 Gable Dr. […]
Brooks Painting Inc. is accepting nominations through Tuesday, May 31, for its annual $10,000 Painting for Charity giveaway. Each year, the business offers up to $10,000 in time and painting services to a local person, family or charitable organization. After the nominations are in, the top five stories will be posted online, and the public […]
The Mexican restaurant Tacos & Beer closed April 28, a year to the month after it opened at 715 Second St., the former longtime site for Togo’s sandwiches. But there’s already a replacement in the works: Bombay Dreams Restaurant will serve Indian and Nepalese food. A man I spoke with on Thursday said his family […]
A Paesanos pizza may be headed to downtown Davis, but company officials are not ready to confirm the location. Business partners Dave Virga and Mark Scribner, who own Uncle Vito’s Slice of New York pizza at Second and F streets, own two Paesanos — in midtown Sacramento and Elk Grove, and are looking to add […]
The Mexican restaurant Tacos & Beer closed April 28, a year to the month after it opened at 715 Second St., the former longtime site for Togo’s sandwiches. But there’s already a replacement in the works: Bombay Dreams Restaurant will serve Indian and Nepalese food. A man I spoke with today said his family hopes […]
The Yolo Federal Credit Union will hold a free business workshop titled “Employee Benefits and 401k Plans” from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, at 2171 Cowell Blvd. in Davis. The Yolo FCU and a guest speaker from Paychex will teach businesses more about offering affordable benefits to their employees. Seating is limited. To […]
The Davis Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Peak Performance, 2795 Second St. There will be gourmet food catered by Gourmet 2 Go and wine compliments of Turkovich Family Wines. The event will take place in the group exercise studio. For more information, visit http://www.davischamber.com.
Looking for an affordable mid-size family sedan, most people would head out to their Toyota or Honda dealers. The Camry and Accord have been the standards of the class for years. Yes, there are other alternatives, from Nissan to Volkswagen, but now there is another serious contender — Kia’s Optima. Before thinking that a Kia […]
Original Steve’s Pizza, Pasta and Sandwiches will host its grand reopening and Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting on Friday, May 6, at its pizzeria at 314 F St. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with ribbon cutting by Davis Chamber of Commerce board officials. Vintage will provide live music from 7 to 9 p.m. There will […]
The Taco Bell at 425 G Street is closed for remodeling for four weeks.