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Travis Credit Union receives community development certification

Travis Credit Union has announced its certification by the U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. To receive this certification, financing organizations must have a primary mission of promoting community development and must provide development services in conjunction with their financing activities. Only 808 organizations in the United States are certified CDFIs, including loan funds, credit […]

November 29, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Dignity Health named a Top Performer

The Joint Commission, a national accreditor of health-care organizations, has recognized Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital as a Top Performer for its pneumonia, surgical care, immunizations and perinatal care. Woodland Memorial is one of 1,043 hospitals out of more than 3,300 eligible hospitals in the United States to achieve the 2014 Top Performer distinction. “We […]

November 29, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Dear Counselor: Tread carefully when managing an elder’s finances

Question: My mother is having difficulty with her financial affairs. She has asked me to take over, but I think that my siblings may have a problem with it. What should I do? Answer: You are right to hesitate before jumping into the role. Taking over your mother’s financial affairs is a very big responsibility, […]

November 29, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Real estate company enhances El Macero’s Internet connectivity

El Macero residents are all set to be wired for the future. Coldwell Banker-Doug Arnold Real Estate, which represents 50 percent of buyers in the golf-course community adjacent to South Davis, recently partnered with other local businesses to pool funds for much-needed infrastructure improvements there. When the advancements are in place, El Macero residents will […]

November 29, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Sutter Davis named a Top Performer

Sutter Davis Hospital has been recognized as a Top Performer by The Joint Commission, a national accreditor of health-care organizations, for its pneumonia, surgical care, venous thromboembolism and perinatal care. Sutter Davis is one of 13 hospitals in Sutter Heath’s not-for-profit network to be so recognized for a variety of specialties. The Top Performer program recognizes […]

November 22, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Chamber announces board nominees

Several local businesspeople have stepped up as volunteer board members for the Davis Chamber of Commerce. The slate of nominees includes three re-appointments for a second three-year term: Christina Horne of Brooks Painting, Jane Millett of First Northern Bank and Jason Taormino of Taormino & Associates/Coldwell Banker. New appointments for a three-year term are Nancy […]

November 22, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Is de Luna’s the start of changes on Second Street?

Davis will lose one of its longest-running retailers when de Luna Jewelers closes on Jan. 26. While the two hardware stores in town and probably a handful of other merchants have longer histories, 48 years is an impressive run. Owner Dick Luna said he was hoping to delay retirement until his business hit the 50-year […]

November 22, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Shoppers can win $100 downtown gift card

Downtown Davis shoppers have the opportunity to get a bit more than simply the perfect gifts for everyone on their lists this holiday season. Shoppers who spend more than $100 at retail stores downtown may submit their receipts for purchases made between Nov. 27 and Dec. 24 to be entered into a drawing for 10 […]

November 22, 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. Beginning Friday, Nov. 27, 28 downtown businesses will compete for top honors as having the Best Holiday Window Decoration. A secret panel of judges will stroll the streets of downtown to […]

November 22, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Dear Counselor: Exploring legal ways to pay for skilled nursing care

Question: “Is there a legal way to transfer my assets to my children and have Medi-Cal cover any nursing home care that I might need without being subject to a penalty imposed after my death?” — Stan in Davis Answer: Allow me to build on what may be Stan’s concern with a hypothetical person we will […]

November 15, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Marrone files delayed financial reports

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a Davis-based biotechnology firm, restated on Nov. 10 its earnings for 2013 and the first half of 2014. The company marked down its revenues by $6.7 million as it filed its long-delayed financial statements one day after a deadline imposed by the Nasdaq stock exchange in order to avoid delisting. The company, […]

November 15, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Follow the lager leader: Sudwerk launches into Missouri

While the rain is finally coming down, local breweries are giving a whole new meaning to the phrase “It’s pouring!” Sudwerk Brewery, 2001 Second St., soon will begin pouring beer in Missouri. Co-owner Ryan Fry, a Cal Poly graduate who grew up in Davis, said the company already has reached every market in California and has been receiving […]

November 13, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Honda’s new HR-V an attractive value package

The Associated Press Honda’s HR-V is a value-priced, fuel-efficient and practical sport utility vehicle that’s easy to drive and smartly packaged with a rearview camera and USB port among the standard features. Just 14 feet long, the new-for-2016 HR-V earned an overall five-out-of-five-stars rating from the federal government for driver and passenger protection in frontal […]

November 13, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 2007 Alameda Ave. $905,000 506 Jerome St. 832,000 24790 County Road 96 795,000 1303 Secret Bay St. 750,000 3105 Woods Circle 299,000 943 Chestnut Lane 275,000 3020 Catalina Drive 600,000 2722 Hatteras Place 515,000 Davis (95618) 2646 Regatta Lane $1,150,000 2605 Sloan St. 905,000 2108 Whistler Court 772,000 604 El Toro Way 610,000 […]

November 22, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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