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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 ,

Make way for more Mexican food

The Mexican food restaurant La Piñata has a “Coming Soon” sign up at the former Enju Japanese Restaurant space at First and B streets. Enju closed last month. La Piñata is a Bay Area brand, with taquerias in Hayward, San Leandro, Newark, Fremont, Concord, Pittsburg and Novato. Its website says it’s been serving Mexican food […]

April 05, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Ink Monkey honored as Business of the Year

Renowned for its creativity and willingness to give back to the Davis community, Ink Monkey Graphics has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Bill Streng Business of the Year Award.

Davis Chamber of Commerce presents the honor to local businesses that go the extra mile, displaying creativity, socially responsible practices and excellence in service, among other criteria. Streng, a longtime local home builder and businessman, is a former chairman of the Chamber’s board of directors.

The award will be presented at the Chamber’s community luncheon Tuesday, April 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. Tickets are $20 for Chamber members or $30 for nonmembers.

University Honda earns top honor again

University Honda has received the prestigious Honda President’s Award for 2014, the fifth time in the past six years that the local dealership has been so honored. The award is presented annually to Honda dealerships for exceptional performance in all facets of their operations — profitability, sales, vehicle condition, customer experience, service retention and brand representation. […]

April 03, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 116 Huerta Pl.     $342,000 427 11th St.     410,000 612 C St.     498,000 1118 Menlo Dr.     512,000 257 Diablo Ave.     565,000 730 Hunt Way     600,000 206 Second St.     615,000 711 Villanova Dr.     670,500   Davis (95618) 2806 Bidwell […]

April 12, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Millennials are changing our community

There has been a lot of discussion over the past few years about the Millennial generation (sometimes also referred to as Generation Y). The age range of Millennials varies depending on the source, but appears to be most easily recognized as those born between 1980 and 1999. What has struck me in learning about this […]

March 29, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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