Dear Counselor: Bicyclists must tune out the tunes

Question: I have heard that a new law prohibits bicycling with earphones. But I still see people doing this. If a kid is caught with earphones, what is going to happen? Are there consequences for the parents, like the helmet law for minors? — Amy G. in Davis. Answer: New Year’s Eve 2015 was the day […]

Logos Books celebrates 6 years with a party

Logos Books will celebrate six years in business — plus thousands of dollars in donations to Doctors Without Borders and Save the Children — with cake, lemonade and music from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19. All are invited to visit the secondhand not-for-profit bookstore that evening at 513 Second St. in downtown Davis. […]

Wheels to watch: Mercedes, Porsche, Buick show new vehicles

The Associated Press Automakers debuted 45 new vehicles at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which opened to the public last Saturday. Here are some of the buzz-worthy new cars and trucks at the show. Porsche 911 Turbo, Turbo S Not known for austerity or restraint, the latest Porsche 911 pushes even […]

Home Improvement: MAK Design awarded best of Houzz 2016 in two categories

MAK Design + Build of Davis has won recognition in two categories from Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The local residential design-build company was chosen in “Best of Design,” “Best Customer Service” and “Best Photography” by the more than 35 million monthly unique users in the Houzz community from among more than 1 million active home […]

New pizza here; fresh beer near   

Three Mile Brewing Co. is heading into the final stretch of construction. If all permits go as planned, its seven owners hope to start serving to the public on Saturday, Feb. 13. The taproom is inside the Court N’ Cedar courtyard at 231 G St. Already brewing small batches, they plan to kick things off […]

Women recognize UCD as among America’s best hospitals

The UC Davis Medical Center has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s best hospitals for bariatric surgery, cancer and heart care. The award program recognizes the country’s best health care institutions based on criteria that considers female perspectives on patient satisfaction, clinical excellence and hospital preferences. The three designations in which […]

Davis-based company receives federal grant to target diabetic nerve pain

A Davis-based startup has received a $4 million federal grant to target diabetic nerve pain. EicOsis LLC, founded by Bruce Hammock, a professor at UC Davis, received the grant from the Blueprint for Neuroscience Research in the National Institutes of Health. He will use the funds to advance an oral analgesic through the first phase of […]

MBI faces Nasdaq delisting again

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a Davis-based biotech firm, is in hot water with Nasdaq again — this time over the market value of its stock. According to a Wednesday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nasdaq warned MBI that the market value of its stock closed below the required minimum of $50 million for the […]

Pachamama Coffee rep speaks at national press conference

Mollie Moisan, director of cooperative development for Pachamama Coffee Cooperative based in Davis, participated in the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International’s press conference at the National Press Club on Wednesday, Jan. 13. The press conference kicked off NCBA CLUSA International’s 100th anniversary campaign, celebrating 100 years of the advancement, promotion and defense of the cooperative […]

Ready to let the car take the wheel?

Questions and answers about new self-driving car safety data LOS ANGELES (AP) — While self-driving cars already are being tested on public roads, newly released safety data support the cautionary view that the technology has many miles to go before people can sleep at the wheel. That doesn’t mean relief is decades away for commute-weary […]

West Yost announces leadership changes

West Yost Associates (West Yost) has promoted Dianne Lee to vice president of marketing and has hired Abigail Madrone as business development director, a new position at the growing civil and environmental engineering firm based in Davis. Lee has 24 years of experience in marketing for engineering consulting and has spent the past 10 years with […]

Aube can help get you there from here

Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia last September drew more than 1 million people, making it one of the largest-attended U.S. events in history. Most of those people traveled from other states and cities, hoping to catch a glimpse of the leader of the Catholic Church and hear him speak. That’s a traffic nightmare, right? Not for […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 761 Oeste Drive $568,000 1845 Lehigh Drive 445,500 Davis (95618) 2867 Mallorca Lane $555,000 812 Los Robles St. 526,000 1617 Clemson Drive 470,000 1943 Manet Place 425,000 5230 Glide Drive 398,000 1818 Moore Blvd. 242 325,000 Winters (95694) 805 Carrion Circle $380,000 Woodland (95695) 1606 Cottonwood St. $370,000 720 Marshall Ave. 333,500 117 […]

Students can gain mentors, project work time at Davis Hack Nights

Businesses need access to bright and energetic young people to build their futures. Creative students need work space, collaboration and mentors to bring their entrepreneurial ideas to life. Starting Thursday, Jan. 14, the two can meet and work alongside each other at Davis Hack Nights. The informal workshops, planned for each Thursday night within the […]