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Kia’s all grown up with luxury sedan

Kia has come a long way since its humble beginnings. The best evidence is the new Kia K900, a car so luxurious that many European luxury car makers should be getting nervous. Kia celebrated its 20th anniversary in the U.S. market last year, and the K900 is a symbol of how far the brand has come and […]

June 12, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Mojo’s Kitchen428 earns honor from Assembly

Mojo’s Kitchen428, a farm-to-table restaurant in downtown Woodland, was honored this month at the state Capitol as the 2015 Small Business of the Year for the 4th Assembly District. Each year, the Assembly honors one small business from each of the state’s districts that has significantly contributed to their local communities. “Being named Small Business of […]

June 28, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Sumner affiliates with consulting firm

Cornerstone Research, a provider of economic and financial consulting and expert testimony, has announced that Daniel Sumner, an agricultural economics expert at UC Davis, has affiliated with the firm. Sumner is the Frank H. Buck Jr. Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, and director of the University of California Agricultural Issues Center. Sumner’s research and […]

June 21, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Edward Jones moves up on Fortune 500 list

Financial services firm Edward Jones moved up on the annual Fortune 500 list, as published by Fortune magazine, in its third appearance in three years, according to the five Edward Jones financial advisers in Davis. Fortune magazine’s annual listing ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up 18 spots to No. 426 […]

June 21, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 414 First St.  $239,500 3146 Woods Circle     310,000 3154 Woods Circle  334,000 3010 Corona Drive     339,000 709 Adeline Place  400,000 636 Isla Place   410,000 2203 Alta Court  429,000 2312 Bree Lane  459,000 1117 Chestnut Lane     466,000 1207 Drexel Drive  495,000 1821 Humboldt Ave.     500,000 2743 […]

June 28, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Fish sitting? It’s like pet sitting, only wetter

Yolo County’s biggest aquarium store, Rivers to Reef, is expanding its services, owner James Krause reports. In addition to freshwater and saltwater fish, plants and products, it will offer aquarium maintenance, fish sitting (like pet sitting), aquarium delivery and setup, and in-home consultations. For more information, stop by the store at 333 F St., Suite […]

June 07, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Mutual Housing brings energy savings to rental project

By Dell Richards Mutual Housing California newest development in the Spring Lake neighborhood in Woodland is the first multi-family rental community to be certified under the U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home Program. The announcement was made by James Lyons, an energy engineer with Davidsonville, Md.-based Newport Partners, a consulting firm that supports […]

June 07, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Budget Masters will meet Tuesday

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, June 9, in the Sequoia Room on the second floor of the Hallmark Inn, 110 F St. in […]

June 07, 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, June 9, 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 […]

June 07, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Jumpstart Davis plans June 17 mixer

Jumpstart Davis announces its next monthly mixer at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, at Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St. in downtown Davis. The mixer will bring together local entrepreneurs, investors and connectors and will showcase several local startup companies. “Jumpstart Davis, a spontaneous grassroots effort, firmly believes that Davis has all the ingredients necessary to […]

June 07, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Monticello tangles with absent landlords

Last Friday, amid an ebbing lunchtime crowd, the owners of Monticello Seasonal Cuisine at 630 G St., near the Davis Food Co-op, received a frightening message from their landlord: a three-day notice to “pay rent or quit.” The notice is a three-day eviction notice, which requires tenants of a property to pay all of the unpaid balance owed […]

June 03, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Raley’s hires Keith Knopf as chief operating officer

Raley’s has named Keith Knopf as chief operating officer of the West Sacramento-based grocery chain. In his new role, Knopf will oversee daily corporate operations, sales, merchandising as well as marketing and advertising for Raley’s. “Keith is the perfect addition to the Raley’s family,” said Mike Teel, president and CEO. “With a focus on operational […]

June 21, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Edward Jones ties for top marks in investor satisfaction

Financial-services firm Edward Jones is tied with Fidelity Investments atop a J.D. Power survey of investor satisfaction. Results were announced last week. The study measures overall investor satisfaction with full-service investment firms based on seven factors: investment adviser, investment performance, account information, account offerings, commissions and fees, website and problem resolution. “We believe that our strong […]

May 31, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Street Cushion turns profits to fight hunger

Davis-born Eric Ketelsen is taking a seat — not a stand — to feed the hungry. Three months ago, Ketelsen and two other colleagues founded Street Cushion, a company through which consumers can help fight for a good cause right from their office chairs. The business sells gel cushions that can be used to make office chairs and […]

May 29, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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