G and R certified for auto body repairs

G & R Automotive, 800 Olive Drive, has been certified by Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training and facility necessary to repair the participating automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications. In achieving their certification, G & R Automotive is part of the most advanced repair […]

Arcadia Biosciences announces financial results

Arcadia Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: RKDA), an agricultural technology company based in Davis, last week released its financial and business results for the second quarter and first half of 2015. The company’s loss from operations of $3.5 million in the second quarter of 2015 was a 29 percent improvement over the loss from operations in the […]

Cold poke, Hot Italian and a warm Temple welcome

Hoping to start a wave in Davis, a Sacramento couple plans to open a Hawaiian poke restaurant, featuring build-your-own sushi bowls and boozy shaved ice. Zuma Poke and Lush Ice will fill the last ground-floor spot in the 3+G building, next to Temple Fine Coffee and Tea at Third and G streets. They hope to […]

Garamendi to host small business conference

Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, is hosting a Small Business Boost Conference on Wednesday, Aug. 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UC Davis Conference Center, 550 Alumni Lane, to help small businesses in the 3rd Congressional District grow. At the conference, small business owners will learn about developing a results-oriented business strategy, new […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 334 I St. $1,160,000 603 C St. 880,000 408 Lago Place 770,000 609 Marina Circle 755,000 39788 Sharon Ave. 700,000 1311 Cornell Drive 664,000 2731 Feather Place 560,000 3411 Seabright Ave. 429,000 2714 Ottawa Ave. 379,000 Davis (95618) 1833 Arena Drive $950,000 2370 Rodin Place 930,000 2441 Rodin Place 810,000 2926 Prado Lane […]

White joins renewable energy company

Sierra Energy, a Davis-based renewable energy company and proprietor of the FastOx gasifier, has hired Rob White as its new chief strategist. White most recently served as the city of Davis’ chief innovation officer. He has more than 25 years of professional experience that includes executive leadership and management positions in public administration, the nonprofit sector […]

Morgan joins Kopper’s law practice

Preston Morgan has become a partner in the family law and estate planning practice of William D. Kopper, a longtime Davis resident and former mayor. The law firm is at 417 E St. in downtown Davis. For the past year, Morgan has been an associate of Kopper’s, assisting in all aspects of the practice including […]

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, Aug. 11, 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 […]

Budget Masters helps you manage your money

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, Aug. 11, in the Sequoia Room on the second floor of the Hallmark Inn, 110 F St. in […]

Powering up the environment

Community members are invited to celebrate the Hanlees auto dealership’s switch to solar energy at an open house and reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at Hanlees Toyota, 4202 Chiles Road. Guests will snack on hors d’oeuvres while Hanlees representatives showcase their new hybrid vehicles. Hanlees installed solar panels on the rooftops of […]

Arcadia Biosciences receives European patent for water-saving plant trait

Arcadia Biosciences Inc., a Davis-based agricultural technology company, announced that the European Patent Office has granted a key patent for its water use efficiency trait. The patent covers the use of Arcadia’s water use efficiency trait to develop drought-resistant and water-efficient plants, which will help growers produce higher yields per unit of available water. The technology […]

Travis Credit Union promotes Goin to VP for marketing

Travis Credit Union recently announced the appointment of Karl Goin to its executive management team, as vice president of marketing. Goin most recently served as assistant vice president of marketing for the credit union since 2011. In his new position, Goin is responsible for developing and executing a compelling marketing, branding and communications strategy to […]

Footwear in, frozen yogurt out

I’m back from a glorious vacation, and there’s lots of business news afoot. Famous Footwear is coming to Davis – to Second Street Crossing. The company website says the store will open Nov. 11 at 4625 Second St. An employee at the Woodland store confirmed the plans but not the location or date. On Thursday, […]

Average U.S. vehicle age hits a record 11.5 years

By Dee-Ann Durbin DETROIT (AP) — In the age of Apple’s CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks. The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today’s vehicles and the lingering impact […]