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Dear Counselor: When more money isn’t necessarily a good thing

Question: So my ex-husband has decided to get remarried to a woman who makes decent money. I assume this will mean that I will receive more child support. Is now a good time to ask for a change? Answer: My advice? Give them a nice wedding present! And throw in a nice card as well. […]

December 13, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Fido’s face can grace your tote, thanks to local business

Two UC Davis affiliates are barking up the right tree with their home-grown printing business, Tote Tails. Friends since they were 5 years old, Devin Pyner, 29, and Amitie Tofanelli, 30, have been working like dogs since April to market their wares and raise money at the same time for local animal shelters. Pyner and Tofanelli press […]

December 13, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Cadillac CTS-V has the style, power to match German rivals

The Associated Press Cadillac has delivered its most powerful car, the 2016 CTS-V, and the track-ready sport sedan capable of speeds of 200 mph is also stylish and remarkably comfortable for everyday driving. The dual-personality rear-wheel drive CTS-V is a highlight of Cadillac’s 2016 line and is a car that automotive enthusiast magazines have rightly […]

December 11, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 213 C St. $1,450,000 1213 L St. 390,000 Davis (95618) 2363 Rodin Place $790,000 909 Santa Paula Way 620,000 1009 Los Robles St. 592,000 865 Donovan Court 518,000 2509 Regis Drive 516,000 363 Becerra Way 515,000 3677 El Segundo Ave. 498,000 2601 Albany Ave. 465,000 2408 Van Gogh St. 440,000 5077 Veranda Terrace […]

December 13, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Woodland Memorial gets baby-friendly designation

Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital has announced its re-designation as a Baby-Friendly birthing center, a program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nation’s Children’s Fund to encourage and recognize hospitals that support breastfeeding. A Baby-Friendly birthing center is a facility that promotes, protects and supports lactation by implementing a series of ten steps […]

December 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Starbucks dethrones Burger King in South Davis

One of Davis’ first drive-thru restaurants, the Burger King in South Davis, closed on Monday. It will be replaced by a Starbucks, sources confirm. The Burger King opened in 1985 at Mace Boulevard and Chiles Road. Owner John Benedict said, “It started as a bicycle drive-thru and later we were able to get a drive-thru […]

December 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

UCD Med Center named a top urban hospital

For the fourth consecutive year, the UC Davis Medical Center has been named to The Leapfrog Group’s annual list of Top Hospitals, which showcases the university’s commitment to providing safe, high-quality health care. UCD is one of 21 hospitals in California to receive Leapfrog’s Top Urban Hospital designation and one of only a few consistently recognized for […]

December 20, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Dutch Bros opens kiosk in Dixon

Dutch Bros Coffee has opened a kiosk in Dixon, at 2375 N. First St. The business opened Friday, Dec. 4. Locally owned and operated by the husband-and-wife duo of Sean and Lynsey Provost, this is the first Dutch Bros location in Dixon and joins the Provosts’ other stores in Davis and Woodland. The Dixon location will […]

December 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

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 from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The next meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the Sequoia Room on the second floor of the Hallmark Inn, 110 F St. in downtown Davis. There […]

December 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Window-decorating contest lights up downtown shopping scene

Davis Downtown invites locals and visitors to enjoy the fourth annual Davis Downtown Window Decorating Contest and serve as judges for the People’s Choice Award. A total of 28 downtown businesses are competing for top honors as having the Best Holiday Window Decoration. A secret panel of judges will stroll the streets of downtown to determine which business has […]

December 04, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Hot cars debut at Los Angeles Auto Show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Automakers are debuting key models at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. Updated versions of big sellers like the Ford Escape, Nissan Sentra and Hyundai Elantra are there, as well as new luxury vehicles like the Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan, the Cadillac XT5 SUV and the Land Rover Evoque Convertible. There’s some […]

November 20, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Credit union staffers help with Meals on Wheels

Yolo Federal Credit Union employees recently helped pack Thanksgiving feasts for Meals on Wheels, which are provided by the Elderly Nutrition Program of Yolo County. They also helped unload vans filled with food and sorted food bags. The Elderly Nutrition Program provides a hot meal each weekday to seniors who are unable to leave home. “It was wonderful to […]

December 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 39718 Northstar Place $725,000 1019 Alice St. 625,000 Davis (95618) 3664 Ramita Terrace $560,000 2601 Albany Ave. 465,000 Winters (95694) 625 Ivy Loop $424,000 212 Rosa Ave. 318,000 Woodland (95695) 206 Bartlett Ave. $428,000 415 El Dorado Drive 245,000 Woodland (95776) 528 Johnston St. $112,000 West Sacramento (95691) 3855 Bridgeway Lakes Drive $450,000 […]

December 06, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

SaveMart shoppers can help feed the hungry

Shoppers at Davis’ SaveMart store on Anderson Road can help feed the hungry this holiday season by supporting the supermarket’s Holiday Give. Share. CARE! Drive, which supports local food banks, including the Yolo Food Bank. As they check out their groceries, customers can tear off a donation coupon and hand it to the cashier. A […]

November 29, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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