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Stock market has its worst week since June

Stocks closed out their worst week since June after investors looked over third-quarter corporate earnings reports and decided there wasn’t much to get excited about. The big indexes were mixed on Friday. But they were all down more than 2 percent for the week. That was their worst weekly showing since the Standard & Poor’s […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 1930 Lehigh Dr.     $320,000 Davis (95618) 2912 Pole LIne Rd. 3     $149,000 2900 Pole Line Rd. 1     150,000 3451 Verona Ter.     250,000 2639 Belmont Dr.     335,000 2426 Regis Dr.     375,000 3508 Verona Ter.     467,000 1708 Evergreen Ct.     620,000 Woodland (95695) 836 4th St.     […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Cool Weather Driving Tips for Boomers

(ARA) – Whether you’re heading south for the winter or visiting family in far-off locales for the holidays, cool weather driving can be a fun, fulfilling experience. But while drivers of all ages can enjoy the pleasures of a long trip, changes in roads, road rules and driving conditions can make it more important for […]

October 12, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

There’s something fishy on F Street

Davis fish enthusiasts will be happy to hear we’ll soon have a full-service aquarium store again. Rivers to Reef owners James Krause and Norm Ponferrada hope to have it open as soon as Wednesday, with a grand opening event planned for November. The store is at 333 F St., Suite B – Spa Central’s home […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Comings and Goings | Tagged ,

Woodland Healthcare wins national honor

Woodland Healthcare has been named one of the most improved physician organizations in the state by the Integrated Healthcare Association, a nonprofit association aimed at promoting quality improvement, accountability and affordability. This award recognizes Woodland Healthcare’s improvement in three quality measurement domains: meaningful use of health information technology; patient experience; and clinical measures that include […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Credit union hosts budgeting workshop

Are you interested in useful budgeting tips and tricks? How about learning a few ways to keep your credit in check? Yolo Federal Credit Union will cover these topics and more at a free “Budgeting and Credit Clean-Up” workshop from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 266 W. Main St. in Woodland. Seating […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

New Sutter Health facility will create 1,000 jobs

Sutter Health will establish a major administrative service center in Roseville to support the network’s Northern California health care operations, it was announced last week. The center is expected to employ more than 1,000 administrative support staff over the next 18 months, with the workforce growing more over time. “The new Sutter Health facility will […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Ford hybrid challenges Prius

The Associated Press Ford’s newest gasoline-electric vehicle, the C-Max Hybrid, is so roomy, stylish and smart, it’s likely to attract buyers before they see the noteworthy 47 miles-per-gallon fuel rating on the window sticker. New for 2013, the five-passenger, five-door C-Max Hybrid hatchback has a federal government fuel economy rating of 47/47 mpg city/highway that […]

October 12, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

UC Davis student wins some really sweet treats

She thought that seeing former President Bill Clinton speak on the Quad at UC Davis was the highlight of her day, possibly her week. But when UCD graduate student Krissy Mahan stepped into the downtown Davis Baskin-Robbins store on Tuesday afternoon, little did she know that her day was about to get even more exciting. […]

October 14, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 808 J St. 810     $182,000 1707 Olympic Dr. 8     200,000 126 Jalisco Pl.     319,000 719 Peregrine Ave.     335,000 2708 Sycamore Ln.     375,000 245 Diablo Ave.     435,000 602 J St.     455,000 1118 Villanova Dr.     563,500 2708 Cadiz St.     573,500 1619 Tamarack Ln.    […]

October 07, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Designers cook up national attention

An innovative duo from Nar Fine Carpentry devoted a year and $120,000 to a major kitchen redesign for a professional artist in Davis, and their efforts have not gone without notice. Kitchen and Bath Business, a nationally circulated magazine, praised the “bistro-chic remodel” in its September issue. The renovation also won regional competitions, one sponsored […]

October 07, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

G37 goes to Infiniti, and beyond …

If you have always wanted a more exclusive and faster version of the Infiniti G37 Coupe, you are in luck. Infiniti now offers the G37 Coupe with the Infiniti Performance Line package. This is similar to what BMW and Audi offer with their M and S series cars, but those cars are much more modified […]

October 05, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Salon offers haircuts for charity

All that Jazz hair salon will host a cutathon event from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. The stylists will take walk-in clients for haircuts, with all proceeds donated to the City of Hope charity. The salon also will have a raffle and other fun promotions […]

October 07, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Campbell’s Soup sells local seed business

A Davis-based seed research operation is switching ownership but is retaining its employees and assets following a deal between Campbell Soup Co. and a large French business. Harris-Moran and Clause — a company connected to Vilmorin & Cie, the fourth largest seed business in the world — announced Sept. 20 its purchase of Campbell’s local […]

September 30, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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