Refined Ford F-150 best on gas and hauling

The Associated Press  America’s favorite truck, the Ford F-Series, was revamped from top to bottom for 2015, and the handsomely styled result shows how far pickups have come from their rough-riding and utilitarian past. The F-Series is more capable than ever of towing and hauling heavy loads, but it’s also more refined, smart and high-tech. […]

Davis firm makes national ‘best’ list

West Yost Associates was ranked 12th on the list of “Best Civil Engineering Firms To Work For” in the country by CE News. The list recognizes the top civil engineering firms of all sizes throughout the United States based on the firm’s workplace practices, employee benefits and employee retention rates. “We are honored to be […]

Credit union offers Financial Boot Camp

Yolo Federal Credit Union announces its third annual Financial Boot Camp for teens and young adults ages 16-22. The boot camp will run from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, July 29 and 30, at 266 W. Main St. in Woodland. “Very few states require financial literacy to graduate from high school,” said Jenee […]

Davis company’s research will help feed the world

Davis-based Arcadia Biosciences Inc. has announced a collaboration to develop new soybean varieties that will produce higher yields even when stressed by drought or other factors. The agreement among Arcadia, Bioceres S.A. and Tropical Melhoramento e Genética Ltda (TMG) was announced last week. The HB4 trait was developed by Verdeca LLA, a soybean technology joint venture between Bioceres […]

Sysdig racks up $10.7M in venture-capital funding

Sysdig, a tech startup with offices in Davis and San Francisco, has announced that the company had raised $10.7 million in a Series A round of funding headed by Accel and Bain Capital Ventures. The company specializes in cloud-based software for monitoring and alerting software for app container platforms like Docker. To date, the company has […]

UCD Med Center awarded ‘Most Wired’ designation

UC Davis Medical Center has again earned “Most Wired” designation as one of the nation’s top health leaders in information technology. The 2015 award is based on a national survey conducted by Hospitals & Health Networks. The annual assessment looks at how hospitals use information technology to complement their patient safety and quality-of-care priorities as […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 1309 N. Davis Farms Road $1,450,000 319 Merganser Place 750,000 1325 Brown Drive 680,000 1333 Notre Dame Drive 630,000 3016 Woods Circle 360,000 2072 Alta Loma St. 270,000 Davis (95618) 4315 Amoroso Place $920,000 1208 Campanilla Court 710,000 1405 Vigo Court 579,000 2938 Concord Ave. 505,000 1512 Madrone Lane 430,000 4216 Cowell Boulevard […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 3401 Bermuda Ave. 6 $355,000 1557 Drake Drive 379,000 3314 Victoria Place 388,000 306 W. 14th St. 570,000 730 K St. 609,000 137 Jalisco Place 625,000 500 Eisenhower St. 725,000 1208 Bucknell Drive 755,000 3313 Grosbeak Ct. 868,500 3102 Finch St. 945,000 Davis (95618) 1420 Banyan Place 449,500 1429 Farragut Circle 462,500 1435 […]

Marrone gets extension from NASDAQ

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a Davis-based biotechnology firm, has until Nov. 9 to comply with NASDAQ financial filing requirements, a hearing panel decided Wednesday. The company was notified in May that it was subject to delisting from the NASDAQ exchange because of a failure to comply with financial filing requirements. MBI officials presented their case at […]

Davis firm offers solar shingle roof systems

Sleek, roof-integrated solar shingle roof systems soon will become widely available in California as Integrated Solar Technology, LLC announces a distribution partnership with Solar Roof Dynamics, LLC of Davis. IST, a solar product and manufacturing company based in New York, will partner with Solar Roof Dynamics to distribute its SunTegra solar roof systems throughout California, which […]

Ketelsen returns to FNB as loan rep

First Northern Bank has hired Eric Ketelsen as a real estate loan representative. He brings his rural home mortgage and home construction lending expertise to the Bank’s Yolo, Sacramento and Placer County customers. Ketelsen has 15 years of real estate lending, project management and business start-up experience . He began his banking career at First Northern in 2001, […]

Edward Jones gets a best IT ranking

IDG’s Computerworld has named Edward Jones to the Computerworld 2015 Best Places to Work in IT ranking, recognizing 100 top organizations that challenge their information technology staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. In 2015, Edward Jones ranked as the 51st best large company. Ranking coverage appeared in the June 23 issue of Computerworld and online […]

Talk stocks at Stiver’s coffee club

Carolyn Stiver, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, welcomes community members at a coffee club gathering at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, at her office, 4627 Fermi Place, Suite 130, in Davis. The coffee club, held the second Tuesday of each month, is an informal gathering whereby Edward Jones financial advisers provide an update […]

Manage your money through Budget Masters

Join Budget Masters and learn how to manage your monthly budget and achieve your financial goals. Newcomers are always welcome. Monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The next meeting is Tuesday, July 14, in the Sequoia Room on the second floor of the Hallmark Inn, 110 F St. in […]