Honda’s new HR-V an attractive value package

The Associated Press Honda’s HR-V is a value-priced, fuel-efficient and practical sport utility vehicle that’s easy to drive and smartly packaged with a rearview camera and USB port among the standard features. Just 14 feet long, the new-for-2016 HR-V earned an overall five-out-of-five-stars rating from the federal government for driver and passenger protection in frontal […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 2007 Alameda Ave. $905,000 506 Jerome St. 832,000 24790 County Road 96 795,000 1303 Secret Bay St. 750,000 3105 Woods Circle 299,000 943 Chestnut Lane 275,000 3020 Catalina Drive 600,000 2722 Hatteras Place 515,000 Davis (95618) 2646 Regatta Lane $1,150,000 2605 Sloan St. 905,000 2108 Whistler Court 772,000 604 El Toro Way 610,000 […]

Comings and Goings: Are you ready for some retail?

Four new boutiques are on their way ­to downtown — three of them on G Street. That’s right. Not another bar, restaurant or tapioca tea shop. (OK, maybe I spoke too soon on the last one). Clothing stores Miyamo, ShopCuffs and Philanthropy will join the upcoming Vault Skate Boutique in the next couple of months. I’ve […]

Woodland Clinic receives top rankings in excellence survey

Dignity Health Medical Foundation announces that Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic were both awarded “Elite Status” in the California Association of Physician Groups 2015 Standards of Excellence Survey. “Elite Status” is the groups’ highest ranking possible for outstanding quality care. “This award shows that we’re well-equipped to deliver a better patient experience, better population health, and […]

Utility is ready for El Niño storms

With weather forecasts indicating that the intensity of El Niño-driven storms will be strong this winter in California, PG&E has been getting ready, for the past 18 years. The last major El Niño storm season in 1997-98 dumped twice the normal rainfall on San Francisco, created widespread flooding and caused power outages impacting more than […]

Carbahal adds new accountant

The Davis-based accounting firm Carbahal & Company recently welcomed Matt Price as a new staff accountant. Price, a Davis resident, began working at the firm on Oct. 19. He specializes in tax and accounting services. He earned a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley in 2002. Earlier this year, he received a certificate of achievement in […]

Personal Shopper: I’m sold on Skaggs

Among all the advantages of my current age range, I mostly value being able to speak my mind like a Trump impersonator. The only differences are 1) I’m not running for the presidency, 2) I’m not a Republican, and 3) I usually try to communicate at a ninth-grade level or above. The simple truth is […]

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 from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the Sequoia Room on the second floor of the Hallmark Inn, 110 F St. in downtown Davis. There […]

Coffee club to meet Tuesday

Carolyn Stiver, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, welcomes community members at a coffee club gathering at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 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 […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 35600 Lasiandra Lane $1,107,000 747 Elmwood Drive 700,000 741 Plum Lane 677,000 800 Acacia Lane 661,000 2523 Westernesse Road 569,000 659 Equador Place 525,000 909 Alvarado Ave. 29 457,000 1513 Cypress Lane 431,000 1307 Union Drive 175,000 Davis (95618) 1737 Evergreen Court $825,000 217-219 La Vida Way 615,000 4550 Blue Oak Place 605,000 […]

PG and E breaks ground for Gas Operations Technical Training Center

By Kevin W. Green WINTERS — Local dignitaries and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. representatives gathered under a giant white tent Monday for a ceremony to break ground at the site of the utility’s new $75 million Gas Operations Technical Training Center. The state-of-the-art training center will be built just off Interstate 505 on East Grant […]

Dear Counselor: Can I clear the street of this eyesore?

* Editor’s note: Today, we’re debuting a new legal issues question-and-answer column that will be published every other week. Question: I have a neighbor who has decided to park his recreational trailer on the street in front of his home. Apart from being an eyesore, it blocks visibility down the street. Is what he’s doing legal? And can […]

Sutter Davis, UCD Med Center earn top patient-safety grades

Sutter Davis Hospital was among four Sutter Health affiliates to receive an “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s October 2015 safety scores. UC Davis Medical Center also received an “A.” For both health-care providers, it marked the fifth consecutive time they have achieved the highest rating. The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog group that includes some […]

The Gift of Education re-launches in Davis

After two years of development, The Gift of Education, an online gift registry for education savings accounts, has relaunched. In celebration of the company’s new website, all transaction fees will be waived through the end of December. The company was founded in 2010 by Aimee Hasson of Davis, a UC Davis graduate. She partnered with […]