Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 3449 Oyster Bay Ave. $1,082,000 3308 Chesapeake Bay Ave. 810,000 1837 Rushmore Lane 665,000 819 Radcliffe Place  650,000 1031 Fordham Drive 563,000 1107 5th St. 440,000 3041 Woods Circle 395,000 123 Ipanema Place 385,000 1019 Arthur St. 384,000 529 Hudson Court 366,000 Davis (95618) 1562 Rialto Lane $1,475,000 5322 Cowell Blvd. 945,000 44205 […]

Downtown businesses prep for rush of students

It’s September in downtown Davis, which means businesses are moving quickly to accommodate the influx UC Davis students. Here are some Core Area highlights from recent Comings & Goings columns. Taqueria La Piñata is open in the former Enju Japanese space at 305 First St., at B Street. It has a large menu featuring authentic […]

Davis Ace raises money for children’s hospital

Davis Ace Hardware of Davis has raised more than $2,700 for the UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Over the Labor Day weekend, Ace stores across the nation collected donations for their local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. Davis and Aggie Ace encouraged customers to donate $5, and in exchange, the customers received a 5-gallon Ace/Children’s Miracle Network bucket. […]

Personal Shopper: Mengali moves mountains for Guild Mortgage

After years of shaming readers who don’t shop locally whenever possible, I should be tried for consumer treason. My offense? When choosing a mortgage broker, I went with a friend’s recommendation for a Los Angeles slickster. Back in July, with the confidence of the above-mentioned jackass, we sold our South Davis residence and found a […]

September 20, 2015 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Area 52’s new ‘maker space’ to help startups lift off

With bare wooden boards and metal slats lining the walls, the hangar doesn’t look like much now, but it’s in the works to become Area 52, a heavy incubator space and the latest addition to Davis’ growing business scene. The project is being made possible by Sierra Energy, which purchased the former home of Moller International at […]

September 13, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Arcadia Biosciences reports positive results of rice yield trials

Four years of field trials with a leading line of nitrogen use efficient rice have demonstrated an average 30-percent yield increase over conventional controls, Arcadia Biosciences Inc. of Davis reported this month. The results were reported jointly by Arcadia, an agricultural technology company with offices on Cousteau Place; the International Center for Tropical Agriculture; and the […]

September 20, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Blackman, Jacobsen promoted at Yolo FCU

Yolo Federal Credit Union has announced the promotion of Christina Blackman to the newly created position of community relations manager and Kelley Jacobsen to marketing manager, Blackman’s former job. Blackman has worked at the credit union for more than 22 years. Throughout her tenure, she has worked in several areas of the organization and brings […]

September 13, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged , ,

Car Care: Total loss vehicles are 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 […]

September 11, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Bored? Go boarding or be a beach bum in Woodland

Want to hang out on a white-sand beach and chill by the water? You can — in Woodland. Velocity Island, the wake park that opened a year ago in Woodland, just added an on-site restaurant and bar, and a stage for concerts. What’s more, there’s a new white-sand beach, where you can relax on an Adirondack chair […]

September 13, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged , ,

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, Sept. 8, 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 […]

September 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Eichorn honored by California Association of Realtors

Kim Eichorn of Lyon Real Estate in Davis is one of three Champions of Home honorees selected by the California Association of Realtors. The recipients are Realtors who have changed their clients’ lives for the better, raised the standards for others and led by example, a news release said. In its third year, the award […]

September 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged , ,

From cash register to service bay, she can do it all

Women in the auto service industry comprise just 1.4 percent of the workforce, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But Davis bucks the trend, as usual, and boasts a female owner of SpeeDee Oil Change & Tune-up, 2000 F St. Teresa Wanderstadt, 48, has worked her way up from a temporary cashier’s job to […]

September 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo FCU honored for organizing small-business summit

Yolo Federal Credit Union recently received a congressional commendation from Rep. John Garamendi’s office for its work in facilitating and supporting the Small Business Resource Summit over the past three years. The commendation was presented at the conclusion of the 2015 Small Business Boost Conference on Aug. 26 at UC Davis. Joe McClure, district director of the U.S. […]

September 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Dockter joins Thrive program

Thrive, the women’s whole-body program at Get Fit Davis and Get Fit Davis Sport, introduces Brenna Dockter as the newest team member. An athlete, mom and UC Davis professional, Dockter will support women as they work toward whole-body health. Thrive combines personal coaching, one-on-one goal-setting, small-group training and a positive community to help women of all […]

September 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,