Blanco receives Jewelers Association scholarship

Adrian Blanco, manager of de Luna Jewelers in Davis, has been selected as the California Jewelers Association’s Peter Hess Scholarship recipient. The scholarship is named in memory of former CJA President Peter Hess. Blanco has worked for de Luna Jewelers for the past 12 years, gaining experience and knowledge in the areas of jewelry design, […]

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Heard named to Mason-McDuffie President’s Club

Branch manager Dave Heard has been named a member of Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp.’s prestigious President’s Club, which recognizes the top 10 percent of the company’s loan producers. New club members were honored this month at the company’s annual recognition weekend at Lake Tahoe. Heard established the Sacramento office for Mason-McDuffie in 2008. He has been in […]

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Capitol Corridor shatters ridership records

For the third consecutive month, double-digit ridership increases continue on Capitol Corridor trains as an improving economy and rising fuel costs help to fill train seats. “As gasoline prices soar, more and more drivers are seeking affordable ways to travel, not only to save gas, but to avoid exorbitant parking fees and increased bridge tolls […]

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SBDC offers online courses

The Small Business Development Center of Greater Sacramento offers several online courses for small business owners. Courses include Employment Law Fundamentals, Marketing Your Business on the Internet, Creating Web Pages, Designing Effective Websites, Introduction to Business Analysis, Business Law for the Small Business Owner, Understanding the Human Resources Function, Creating a Successful Business Plan, Accounting […]

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Capitol Corridor trains offer discounts

This summer, Capitol Corridor trains will be less expensive for seniors riding mid-week, families traveling on weekends and A’s fans going to the Oakland Coliseum. “Now through the end of October, the Capitol Corridor is giving senior passengers, families and baseball fans a fare break,” said Bob Franklin, Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority chairman, said […]

Edward Jones survey shows confidence in technology stocks, gold

As Americans move past the economic downturn and begin considering plans for investing in the coming year, many believe that technology stocks and gold will set the pace for 2011. In a recent survey from financial services firm Edward Jones — which has advisers in Davis — 36 percent of Americans said they believe technology stocks will perform best in […]

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Baskin-Robbins scoops up thanks for firefighters

Baskin-Robbins stores invite customers to celebrate the fifth annual 31 Cent Scoop Night from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday. Locally, Baskin-Robbins shops are at 236 E St. in Davis, 1440 Ary Lane in Dixon and 91 W. Court St. in Woodland. During the event, Baskin-Robbins is thanking its customers by reducing prices of 2.5-ounce ice cream scoops to 31 […]

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Lyon announces new Realtor

Realtor Levon Davis has joined Lyon Real Estate’s West Sacramento office where he works with buyers, sellers and investors on homes and properties throughout the greater Sacramento area. Prior to joining Lyon, Davis worked as a Realtor for three years at Prudential and as a loan consultant for five years. Davis is a member of the […]

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County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 1330 Antelope Ave., 16     $239,000 632 Hermosa Pl.     330,000 614 12th St.     385,000 725 Mulberry Ln.     439,000 Davis (95618) 2709 Belmonte Dr.     $402,500 2608 Nevelson Ct.     559,000 Woodland (95695) 390 Mallard Dr.     $145,500 1618 […]

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Yolo Federal Credit Union breaks ground

Yolo Federal Credit Union started construction Friday afternoon on what will be a new two-story building at Fifth and G streets in downtown Davis. The plan is to move in by the end of the year, said project manager Mark Rutheiser. The credit union will occupy the ground floor of the 7,850-square-foot building and lease out […]

Bar near campus chill on Picnic Day

The epicenter of Picnic Day debauchery is humming along at lunch just like any other Saturday. The Davis Graduate boasted about 75 mostly young people between noon and 12:30 p.m. Their behavior was mild and low-key 1 1/2 hours after the bar and restaurant opened at 10:30 a.m. It was a stark contrast to years […]

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Chamber membership orientation set Wednesday

The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans a membership orientation meeting from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Chamber office, 604 Third St. in downtown Davis. The meeting will provide a quick but comprehensive look at the Chamber’s benefits, services and programs. Attendees will learn how to maximize their membership to make new business connections, market their business […]

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Nugget Markets recognized as sustainable seafood retailer

Local grocery store chain Nugget Markets, family-owned and operated since 1926, has been recognized by conservation organization Greenpeace USA’s “Carting Away the Oceans” campaign as one of the most sustainable seafood retailers in the nation, with a score of 8.3. Greenpeace’s seafood sustainability scorecard evaluates retailers on a number of different sustainable seafood practices, such […]

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DDBA plans $30 on 4-30 event

The Davis Downtown Business Association plans a repeat of the successful “$30 on 30″ concept on Saturday, April 30, in tandem with the 21st annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art. Businesses in the Downtown Business Improvement District may sign up to participate in the “$30 on 4-30″ promotion. The deadline is Monday. Shops […]

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