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Comings & Goings: Work begins on Panera Bread site

Remodeling is under way at the site of Panera Bread downtown. Company officials signed the lease on May 1. The bakery cafe will fill the former Blockbuster site at Third and F streets. An opening may come as early as August, according to property owner Shel Givens. ———— Another new opening is Yeti Restaurant, formerly Thai Bistro, at 234 E St., […]

June 27, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged , ,

Comstock Mortgage donates to Habitat for Humanity

Comstock Mortgage Co. of Davis has announced that during the month of July, for every loan it closes, the firm will donate $25 to Habitat for Humanity of Yolo County. For more information, visit caramengali.com or call (530) 406-7200.

July 08, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 909 Alvarado Ave., 7     $103,000 2104 Camino Ct.     260,000 1201 Chestnut Ln.     265,000 311 J St., 313     380,000 2206 Glacier Dr.     395,000 302 11th St.     414,500 154 Ipanema Pl.     435,000 916 Anderson Rd.     440,000 1507 Alice St. […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Personal Shopper: Figuring out the frozen yogurt equation

Even a professional shopper needs to contract out now and then. Given June’s task — frozen yogurt tasting at all five solely dedicated stores in Davis — I didn’t hesitate to turn to a few experts: three incoming freshman boys. At first, I feared my plan was slightly misguided. Completing such a challenge in a […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Save Mart, workers struggle to reach new contract

SACRAMENTO — Save Mart Supermarkets and its union workers are struggling to agree on a new contract, and the standoff could lead to a strike. The Sacramento Bee reports the Modesto-based supermarket chain has given its employees its “last, best and final” contract offer. The chain includes a Davis store in Anderson Plaza at Covell […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

West Yost announces hiring of Yep

West Yost Associates has hired Ray Yep, who brings a strategic perspective to keep infrastructure reliable and affordable for the firm’s California clients. Yep is a California licensed civil engineer with more than 35 years of experience in the planning, design, construction and operations of major water, wastewater and infrastructure programs. Most recently, Yep managed the […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Chamber offers mobile apps workshop

A workshop titled “Using Mobile Apps to Gain Competitive Advantage and Success” will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the Davis Chamber of Commerce conference room, 604 Third St., downtown Davis. An announcement for the workshop notes that 50 percent of Americans have a smart phone; worldwide, 30 billion new apps are […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Downtown Davis Sidewalk Sale set July 13-15

The Downtown Davis July Summer Sidewalk Sale is planned Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 13-15, with special deals and discounts to be offered. Once again, the top downtown Davis retail spender (restaurants and service businesses excluded) with receipts dated July 13, 14 or 15 wins a $50 downtown Davis gift card. For more information, visit […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

UCD Medical Center ranks high in patient satisfaction

Three UC Davis Medical Center units have been honored for their high patient-satisfaction ratings by a company that conducts patient-satisfaction studies for more than 300 hospitals and health systems around the country. Professional Research Consultants bestowed 5-Star Excellence in Healthcare awards for 2011 to: * UCD’s department of emergency medicine, Debra Trainor, nurse manager, and […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Nominate a recipient for charity paint giveaway

It’s time for nominations for Brooks Painting’s sixth annual Charity Paint Giveaway. The Davis company will donate up to $10,000 in time and painting services to a local person, family or charitable organization selected by online votes. Past recipients are Davis Little League, the Sharp family, the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center of Yolo […]

June 29, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Free oil filter exchange program offered Saturday

Yolo County do-it-yourselfers can exchange a used oil filter for a free new one on Saturday, thanks to a partnership between two local retailers and local governments. The special event is being held to help educate Yolo County residents about the need to recycle used oil filters, Yolo County spokeswoman Beth Gabor said. “Do-it-yourself oil […]

June 21, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Stocks at 1-month high; investors watch Greece

By Matthew Craft NEW YORK — Stocks recorded their third big gain of the week and closed at a one-month high Friday because of expectations that the central banks of countries around the world will step in to limit the damage from a debt crisis in Europe. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 115 points. […]

June 17, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Sears collects donations for military family housing

Sears has launched its annual spring renovation campaign with Rebuilding Together, part of Sears’ commitment to address the urgent housing needs of veterans from past and present wars through the company’s Heroes at Home program. In the past five years, Sears Heroes at Home has raised more than $16 million and helped more than 62,000 […]

June 17, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Safeway collects donations for prostate cancer research

Actress and Stand Up To Cancer Ambassador Angie Harmon will appear in a new prostate cancer campaign on behalf of Stand Up To Cancer and The Safeway Foundation. The campaign is designed to raise funds and increase awareness for the fight against the disease, which affects more than 2 million American men and remains the […]

June 17, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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