New website aims to attract visitors to Yolo County

The Yolo County Visitors Bureau has a new website at The new site offers a fresh design and a variety of interactive features, all aimed at attracting visitors to Yolo County. The new website puts a premium on photography, with larger, more impactful pictures found throughout. “We wanted to show just how vibrant and beautiful Yolo […]

Yolo Federal Credit Union hires new financial adviser

Yolo Federal Credit Union has hired a new financial adviser for its investment services department. Mark Musallam, a financial adviser registered through CUSO Financial Services, LP, specializes in helping clients invest for the future and manage their wealth. Musallam has more than 10 years of experience providing investment services and advice to families and businesses. Prior […]

New financing available for energy-, water-efficiency upgrades

Homeowners in Davis, Winters, Woodland, West Sacramento and the unincorporated areas of Yolo County — more than 75,000 households — may finance energy- and water-efficiency improvements through HERO financing. They’ll repay the balance due over five to 20 years via their property tax bills while obtaining immediate savings on their utility bills. The Property Assessed Clean Energy […]

Regional job fair set Oct. 21 in West Sac

Job-seekers are invited to meet area employers at a regional job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the West Sacramento City Hall Galleria, 1110 W. Capitol Ave. in West Sacramento. This annual regional job fair is presented by the Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency, the city of West Sacramento, the […]

Davis Roots continues ’90-Minute MBA’ series

For locals looking to sharpen their business skills to students just beginning to dip their toes into the business pool, Davis Roots is hosting a series of free “Monday Night 90-Minute MBA” workshops. All will take place at the Davis Roots offices, 604 Second St. downtown. Each session is short, at only 90 minutes long, and stands alone […]

At 50, Mustang is current and classic

The Associated Press At the age of 50, the Ford Mustang has accomplished the ultimate goal: To be current and ageless, and appealing to young and old alike. For 2015, the half-century-old Mustang adds a modern 310-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine that’s fuel efficient and refined even as it delivers more horsepower and torque than the […]

Car Care: Four tire tips for teen drivers

Getting a driver’s license is a pivotal moment for many teens, and with the privilege of driving comes greater freedom and independence. For parents, this can be both a moment of great pride and overwhelming anxiety. In 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that drivers 19-years-old and younger were more likely to […]

Sam’s moves next door, La Piñata breaks open

Sam’s Mediterranean Cuisine has a new home. On Sept. 21, it moved from 247 Third St. to 301 B St. (the former ciocolat spot). “Our new menu will slightly expand, with a few new additions,” owner Samir Abughannam said. “We will add more as we go along.” Run by a large contingent of the Abughannam […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 1801 Lehigh Drive $820,000 1300 Spruce Lane 440,500 919 Chestnut Lane 405,000 229 Baja Ave. 320,000 Davis (95618) 811 Ohlone St. $749,000 3814 Vistosa Ct. 600,000 1409 Santander Ct. 592,000 3306 Lillard Drive 515,000 1618 Valdora St. 424,000 3156 Albany Circle 419,000 2708 Pole Line Road 1 240,000 Winters (95694) 106 Colby Lane […]

Kaiser health plans receive top ratings

Kaiser Permanente’s health plans has earned the highest ratings from the National Committee for Quality Assurance, according to a report published Thursday. Kaiser Permanente’s Northern California Medicare and commercial health plans were rated 5 out of 5, according to the NCQA Health Plan Ratings for 2015-16, which rates health plans for consumer experience, prevention and treatment. The […]

Marrone soon to crack European market

Marrone Bio Innovations, a Davis-based biotech company, has announced that its Grandevo bioinsecticide is moving closer to market in the European Union. Grandevo has received a completeness determination from the European Commission and is cleared to begin the evaluation for listing and commercialization, MBI reported. Grandevo is being assessed under the Netherlands government’s “Green Deal” […]

Woodbridge kitchen project wins design award

A kitchen in the Woodbridge neighborhood of South Davis has earned Nar Fine Carpentry Inc. an award for “Best Kitchen Design” from the American Society of Interior Designers. The award was presented by fashion and TV design celebrities Carson Kressley and Christopher Kennedy at the Central California/Nevada chapter’s annual awards ceremony in Las Vegas. “The owner […]

Sirota will manage law firm’s Woodland office

Marissa D. Sirota, a Woodland probate attorney, has joined the Law Offices of Meissner, Joseph & Palley Inc. in an of-counsel position as a probate and estate planning attorney. Sirota started her legal career as a trial lawyer and now focuses on assisting clients with their estate administration, estate planning and probate-related legal needs. She […]

Davis Roots launches free ’90-Minute MBA’ series

From locals looking to sharpen their business skills to students just beginning to dip their toes into the business pool, Davis Roots is hosting a series of free “Monday Night 90-Minute MBA” workshops. The first workshop in the seven-part series is set for 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, at the Davis Roots offices at 604 Second St. “It […]