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Learn more about reverse mortgages

Homeowners in Yolo County can get information on reverse mortgages, including an informational packet with a DVD, at at meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Linda Darvishian, a reverse mortgage consultant, will speak and answer questions following her presentation. The meeting is open only to homeowners age […]

October 07, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Mobile app for financial advisers lands Edward Jones on list

Financial-service firm Edward Jones ranked in the top 100 on this year’s InformationWeek 500, a list of the top technology innovators in the United States. Edward Jones has four financial advisers in Davis: Michael Clark, Allan Telford, Manny Provedor and Carolyn Stiver Edward Jones ranked No. 90 and was recognized for a project developed and […]

September 30, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Ambulance company hires new medical director

Joe Morris, M.D., has been named medical director of the specialty care transport division for First Responder EMS. He will oversee the quality of services provided; help train the company’s EMTs, paramedics and registered nurses; review protocols, performance standards and regulations; and present topical issues and current best practices to company staff. Morris has worked […]

September 30, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Sutter Health physicians honored for quality

Physician organizations connected to Sutter Health have received awards as statewide leaders in clinical quality from the Integrated Healthcare Association. Out of nearly 200 physician organizations, the 47 top performers achieved the highest overall quality in 2011 based on the IHA statewide Pay for Performance program measures. In addition to celebrating the top performers, IHA […]

October 07, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Absi named senior VP at MBI

Hector Absi Jr. has been appointed senior vice president of commercial operations at Marrone Bio Innovations, a Davis-based company that creates natural pest management products for farmers and water treatment plants. Absi replaces Chris Hildreth, who recently retired from the company. “Hector’s experience building a strong sales organization and penetrating key specialty crop markets will […]

September 30, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Personal Shopper: Get inspired Beyond the Garden Gate

A sign at the gate of a favorite shop reads, “Get inspired.” Every time I read these words, I nod internally because, for me, the gate leads to the source of joy for someone I love. My mother. Mom is a special lady. Of course it’s hard to imagine anyone who doesn’t feel this way […]

September 30, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Dos Coyotes rewards fans with a trip to Santa Fe

Davis-based Dos Coyotes, one of the region’s most popular restaurants, is giving local diners the chance to explore the city that inspired the chain’s innovative, flavorful Southwestern cuisine — Santa Fe, N.M. — in its recently launched Southwest Sweepstakes. To enter the Southwest Sweepstakes, simply “like” Dos Coyotes on Facebook (Facebook.com/MyDosCoyotes) and fill out the […]

September 30, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Five Ways to Get Real and Consistent Savings at the Pump

(ARA) – Whether it’s shopping for groceries or clothes at the mall, we’re always on the lookout for the best deal. Though it may be through more subtle means, you can apply the same money-saving principals toward other everyday expenses. The money you spend on gas is a perfect example. By making a few adjustments […]

September 27, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 3305 Chesapeake Bay Ave.     $315,000 1101 H St.     325,000 2752 Hatteras Pl.     375,000 629 Radcliffe Dr.      512,000 1502 Pinnacles Pl.     620,000 2379 Isle Royale Ln.     846,000 Davis (95618) 808 San Tomas St.     $270,000 1212 Farragut Cir.     355,000 3634 Ramita Ter.     454,500 1103 […]

September 23, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Incubator’s new tenant seeks cutting edge

A new startup company at UC Davis aims to bring you a better shave through semiconductor manufacturing technology. Nano-Sharp Inc. plans to use silicon wafers to make razor blades and surgical tools far more cheaply than current silicon or ceramic blades. It’s one of three new companies in the College of Engineering’s incubator, the Engineering […]

October 07, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Sutter Davis Hospital earns quality recognition

Sutter Davis Hospital has been named one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Sutter Davis was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for pneumonia and surgical patients. Sutter Davis is […]

September 23, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Two longtime fast-food eateries may close

Dairy Queen, one of Davis’ longest-lived fast-food restaurants, likely will close in October. Owner Shahid Iqbal said the franchise wants him to make more that $50,000 in cosmetic and accessibility improvements to the building, which he can’t afford. The restaurant, at 909 Fifth St., does not meet standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act. […]

September 23, 2012 | Posted in Comings and Goings | Tagged ,

Financing available for commercial energy efficiency upgrades

WOODLAND — Under the auspices of California’s largest statewide joint powers authority, 14 California counties and 126 cities launched the nation’s largest PACE program, an innovative financing tool to help commercial property owners reduce their buildings’ energy and water use. Yolo County and the cities of Davis, West Sacramento, Winters and Woodland are participants in […]

September 30, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Provedor shares market advice over coffee

Manny Provedor, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, will host a coffee club at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at Konditorei Austrian Pastry Cafe, 2710 E. Fifth St. in Davis. The coffee club is an informal gathering at which Edward Jones financial advisers provide an update on the stock market and the economy in a […]

September 23, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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