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Marrone biofungicide recognized for sustainability in grape production

Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., which creates natural pest management products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, announced that its Regalia product has been added to Low Input Viticulture and Enology Inc.’s list of approved sustainable products for controlling powdery mildew and Botrytis bunch rot in grapes. Regalia also has been included in the […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Edward Jones rated highest in overall employee, investor satisfaction

Edward Jones has ranked highest in employee adviser satisfaction among financial investment firms and highest in investor satisfaction among full-service brokerage firms, according to recent studies by J.D. Power and Associates. For the fourth time in as many studies, Edward Jones financial advisers rated the firm highest in employee adviser satisfaction. Eight firms ranked in the study. […]

June 24, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

UCD study: Most occupational injury, illness costs not paid by workers’ compensation

By Karen Finney UC Davis researchers have found that workers’ compensation insurance is not used nearly as much as it should be to cover the nation’s multibillion-dollar price tag for workplace illnesses and injuries. Instead, almost 80 percent of these costs are paid by employer-provided health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and other disability funds, […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Captiol Corridor partners in food drive

Capitol Corridor, Amtrak and Caltrans are partnering to help “Fight Hunger One Stop at a Time” with a food drive Friday through June 15 to benefit 13 Northern California food banks. Nonperishable food donations may be placed in collection bins at staffed intercity passenger stations from Sacramento to Bakersfield — including the downtown Davis station, 840 Second St. […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Small Business Resource Summit set June 20

Business owners are invited to attend the Yolo County Small Business Resource Summit on Wednesday, June 20, at UC Davis. This event, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the UCD Conference Center, will bring together resources available to assist small business owners and entrepreneurs within Yolo County. “Learn tips from the experts on how to […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Chamber plans luncheon Tuesday

The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans a luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Odd Fellows Hall, 405 Second St. in downtown Davis. The lunch will feature a Business Best Practices and Innovations Round Table Workshop. “Join your fellow Chamber members in a series of group discussions about how to improve your bottom line […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Avid Reader Active to open on Friday

The new Avid Reader Active will open Friday, June 1, at 605 Second St. It is two doors down from Avid reader (in Alphabet Moon’s old space). The new store will feature “active” titles: how-to books for things like cooking, travel, crafts, activities and science experiments. The current Avid Reader will focus on “thinking” books: […]

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Bookstore expansion opens Friday

The expansion of downtown Davis’ popular bookstore, dubbed Avid Reader Active, will celebrate its grand opening Friday at 605 Second St. The store is two doors down from the longtime Avid Reader outlet at 617 Second St. Owner Alzada Knickerbocker says the new store features book selections for the “can-do” reader, including travel, sports and […]

May 31, 2012 | Posted in Books | Tagged ,

Green power, baby products are hits at business competition

The biggest bang in this year’s UC Davis business plan competition came from the S2E Energy founder who touted a thin, clear windowlike material said to conduct the sun’s power more cheaply and efficiently than existing solar technology. As first-prize winner, Jon Servaites received $10,000 in the 12th annual Big Bang! Business Plan Competition, run […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Edward Jones named Firm of the Year

Financial services firm Edward Jones was named the Advisory Solutions Firm of the Year by the Money Management Institute as the firm that most exemplified overall excellence and contributed to the long-term success and sustainability of the wealth management industry. The award was presented recently at the institute’s annual Gateway to Leadership Awards Dinner in […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Car Care: Pluses and pointers: How to buy car parts

(ARA) – With the average age of vehicles on the road nudging 11 years, more car owners will be looking for the most cost-effective ways to maintain and repair their used vehicles. In January, automotive market research firm R.L. Polk & Co., placed the average age of cars and light trucks on America’s highways at […]

May 25, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Tandem Foundation awards $30,000 in grants to local schools

The Tandem Foundation awarded 26 grants totaling $30,000 on Tuesday, in support of programs at elementary, junior high and high schools across the Davis school district. Bill Roe, one of the directors of Tandem Properties, which owns and manages several apartment complexes in Davis, noted that “there are many good causes in town. We continue […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Rogue is Nissan’s best-selling SUV

Americans still love riding high above the ground in their vehicles but have been opting for smaller sport utility vehicles to save on gasoline costs. No wonder, then, that sales of the Nissan Rogue were up 25.1 percent last year from the calendar year before — to 124,543 — and they’re up another 12.4 percent […]

May 25, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Golden 1 hires new vice president and controller

The Golden 1 Credit Union announced that Allyson Hill has been named vice president and controller. “We are excited to welcome Allyson to the Golden 1 team,” said Donna A. Bland, Golden 1’s president and CEO, in a news release. “Her education and extensive experience will be a great fit for this important and multi-faceted […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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