Honda shows off new Civic at New York show

NEW YORK (AP) — If a sporty lime-green metallic coupe shown at the New York auto show is any indication, Honda isn’t playing it safe with the Civic anymore. When the company last rolled out a new Civic four years ago, it took no risks. The car was panned for unremarkable looks and a cheap […]

April 17, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Pollinate Davis opens creative and communal working space

For creative minds and those that work from home, Pollinate Davis is opening its doors to build a second home, a coworking space for individuals to work side-by-side. This Friday, Pollinate Davis — at 508 Second St. Suite 208 — will host a grand opening to welcome innovators, entrepreneurs, and young people with a vision into their coworking space. “It’s […]

April 16, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 3072 Woods Cir.     $220,500 2838 Seine Ave.     335,000 2101 Bueno Dr.     391,000 435 G St. 204     434,000 1110 Drake Dr.     545,000 1206 Harvard Dr.     575,000 825 Lake Terrace Cir.     616,500 37858 Russell Blvd.     660,000 1005 Valencia Ave.     […]

April 26, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Car Care: From footballs to tires, inflation’s important

Special to The Enterprise If 2015 has shown us anything so far, it’s that deflation can cause a frenzy, especially when it comes to footballs. Who would have thought that slightly flat footballs would become a national debate? “The whole ‘deflate-gate’ situation helped raise the awareness of the impact of air pressure on performance,” says […]

April 10, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Fitness programs gain momentum, heat

Fitness options are expanding rapidly in Davis. Thrive is a new women’s program at Get Fit Davis. The eight-week program “centers around fitness, food and well-being,” said owner/coach Amy Spence, a 1996 Davis High grad. She’s a triathlete who “returned to Davis in 2013 to raise my 3 kids under 6.” It kicks off on […]

April 12, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Blind financial adviser to be featured on television show

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has recognized financial adviser Gena Harper of Davis as one of 15 outstanding women professionals at the firm as part of its partnership with MAKERS. The television and digital video initiative by PBS and AOL aims to be the largest collection of women’s stories ever assembled. Born with congenital glaucoma, Harper […]

April 12, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Local PR firm honored by its peers

For the fifth year in a row, Me Communications, a Davis- and Sacramento-based public relations firm, has received awards for its work on behalf of clients. Me Communications won gold and silver for its work with the California Product Stewardship Council and the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils during the 28th annual Sacramento Public Relations Association’s […]

April 12, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Edward Jones ranked as a ‘great workplace’

Financial-services firm Edward Jones was ranked No. 1 on the People’s Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Financial Services list by the workplace review website, Great Rated! Edward Jones has five financial advisers in Davis: Michael Clark, Manny Provedor, Carolyn Stiver, Nicole Davis and Lai Zhang. The ranking comes from an anonymous survey of Edward Jones […]

April 12, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Budget Masters helps manage finances

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, April 14, in the Sequoia Room at the Hallmark Inn (upstairs), 110 F St. in downtown Davis. This […]

April 12, 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, April 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 […]

April 12, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

WISH grant funds available to eligible homebuyers

The Yolo Federal Credit Union announced that it has been awarded $60,000 in grant funds from the Federal Home Loan Bank to be disbursed to first-time homebuyers in Yolo County. Over the past eight years, Yolo FCU has worked closely with the cities of Davis, Woodland, Winters and West Sacramento to identify and assist eligible families […]

April 19, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Tesla boosts range, power and price of Model S

DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors is going after mainstream luxury car buyers by adding all-wheel-drive and more range and power to the base version of its only model. But the added features at the low end of the Model S lineup will come with about a 7-percent price increase, to $75,000 for […]

April 10, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Roomiest Subaru Legacy debuts for 2015

The Associated Press Redesigned for 2015, the Subaru Legacy is a sensible and more refined family sedan that has the best fuel economy for the lowest starting retail price among America’s all-wheel drive sedans. Traction-improving all-wheel drive comes standard on the mid-size Legacy, which has a starting retail price of $22,490. Many other cars with […]

December 12, 2014 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Marrone delays SEC filing again

An ongoing internal investigation has forced Marrone Bio Innovations, a Davis-based biotech company, to delay the release of its financial results for a second time. MBI announced the delay in a filing Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company has been struggling since September, when it announced the discovery of documents that called into […]

April 05, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,