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 […]

Car Care: Total loss vehicles can be valuable treasures to some

Each year auto insurers declare millions of vehicles to be total losses. This typically happens when an insurance company decides that it’s more cost effective to pay the insured for the pre-damage value of the vehicle rather than repair it. Ever wonder what happens to that vehicle after the insurance company writes the check and […]

Affordable SportWagen sure sips fuel

The Associated Press Those who don’t like sports utility vehicles but who crave their space and versatility have a nice new alternative: the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. Not only does the five-door, front-wheel drive SportWagen have impressive European-style handling, it has 66.5 cubic feet of cargo room — more than a Chevrolet Trax small SUV […]

Less fun the second time around

Dear Annie: My son is divorced and will be marrying again soon. His fiancée has never been married. I like her and am happy for both of them. Here is the problem: When he married the first time, my husband and I paid for all of the customary groom things — the rehearsal dinner, the bar […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 2300 sycamore Lane #8   $281,000 1921 Drexel Drive   410,000 1119 Halifax Ave.   412,000 329 Norte Ave.   523,000 801 Lake Terrace Circle    675,000 39811 Sharon Ave.   805,000 Davis (95618) 853 San Rafael St.   $367,500 2838 Ponteverde Lane   420,000 2722 Ponteverde Lane   421,000 2109 Regis Drive […]

Ace Hardware stores rank at top for customer satisfaction

For the ninth year in a row, J.D. Power and Associates has ranked Ace Hardware stores — including Davis Ace Hardware — as highest in customer satisfaction among home improvement retail stores. Ace has held this position since the market research company introduced the home improvement retailer category nine years ago. The score is based on […]

Thompson is employee of the month

Marc Thompson of Davis has been selected as the production employee of the month by Mason-McDuffie Mortgage. Thompson opened the Davis office in January 2014 and performed so well over that year that he was recognized as Rookie of the Year by the firm. He has worked in the Davis area since 2006. He has […]

Sundstrom Hill Winery receives awards

Sundstrom Hill Winery in Davis has won a gold medal and a silver medal in the 2015 California State Fair commercial wine competition. The winery won gold for its 2013 Petite Sirah and silver for its 2013 Walker Vineyard Zinfandel. In addition, the State Fair named the 2013 Petite Sirah Best of Class of Region, Sierra […]

Edward Jones gets top marks from financial advisers

For the seventh time in as many studies conducted, Edward Jones financial advisers rate the firm “Highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms,” according to a newly released study by J.D. Power. The J.D. Power 2015 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study ranked seven financial services firms. Edward Jones financial advisers gave the highest satisfaction […]

Sacramento clothing boutique to add Davis store

A new women’s clothing boutique is coming to Davis. RIRE soon will move into 760 Fifth St., next to Executive Alterations & Formalwear in the Roe Building. It’s schedule to debut in September. RIRE has two other boutiques – on J Street in midtown Sacramento, and on Folsom Boulevard in East Sacramento. Owner Josie Lee said […]

Jaguar XJ flagship is distinctive luxury style

An odd thing happened as Americans’ taste for luxury vehicles grew in recent years: Jaguar, the venerable British marquee, struggled to gain traction. In fact, U.S. sales of Jaguar’s flagship sedan, the XJ, are on pace for their slowest year since 2010. Although this may be worrying to the carmaker and Jaguar dealers, owners of […]

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