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Evo really tears up the road

If you love to drive, a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, better known as the Evo, has to be on your list of favorites. The Evo has been around for a long time elsewhere in the world but in the US it was like a forbidden fruit that could be ours only through gray market channels. When […]

May 18, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Dimple closing, new winery emerges

With online music downloads dominating the music industry, it’s no shock that stores like Dimple Records are feeling the vibe. The Davis store, at 212 F St. next to Starbucks, announced recently that it’s closing in mid-June. Dimple sells music, movies and games. According to an employee, the Davis outlet is closing so the chain […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Blogs | Tagged ,

More art, wine and food headed downtown

Here’s a wrap-up of recent Comings & Goings affecting downtown Davis. Open Door Art Studios gave a preview at the Second Friday ArtAbout event on April 13. It’s at 231 G St., taking several spaces in the Court ‘N Cedar building. According to Tom Sakash’s April 12 article, a group of artists banded together to rent […]

May 31, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Davis Chamber PAC hosts Friday mixer

The Davis Chamber PAC is hosting weekly mixers at different restaurants around town. This week’s gathering will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday on the patio at Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St. “Join us to promote sound economic policies, while supporting local business in the Davis downtown,” a Chamber news release said. Contributions […]

May 17, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Candidate presentations are on the web

The Davis Progressive Business Exchange has concluded its series of candidate speakers for the June 5 election. Transcripts of these presentations from all five Davis City Council candidates and from both Yolo Superior Court judge candidates can be found at http://www.probizexchange.org. The Progressive Business Exchange meets for lunch and discussion from 11:45 a.m. to 1 […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Food Co-op holds membership meeting

The Davis Food Co-op’s annual membership meeting will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. Attendees should use the Seventh Street entrance. A reservation will include a free dinner. For more information, call Julie Cross at (530) 758-2667, ext. 139.

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Car Care: Want to get 200K miles out of your car? Tips to help

(ARA) – The average driver today estimates that a vehicle should go for more than 200,000 miles before sending it into retirement, according to a new national survey conducted by Kelton Research. With nearly nine in 10 vehicle owners more concerned with engine upkeep than their vehicle’s aesthetics on the inside or outside, car owners […]

May 11, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Novozymes starts commercial supply of new hyaluronic acid

Novozymes Biopharma, part of Novozymes A/S, has started commercial supply of hyaluronic acid from a newly inaugurated factory in China. When someone is treated for arthritis, undergoes cataract surgery or wears contact lenses, there is a good chance this can now be done with the help of hyaluronic acid made at Novozymes’ new factory in […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

New mobile app allows taxpayers to make BOE payments

The California Board of Equalization is offering a free application, BOE ePay, that allows owners of most mobile devices to make payments to their BOE tax and fee accounts. “BOE ePay provides a fast, easy, safe, and convenient new way to do business,” said board member Betty Yee, in a news release. The board collects […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Superior Farms becomes national lamb supplier for commissaries

The Defense Commissary Agency has awarded its lamb and veal business across the country to Davis-based Superior Farms, North America’s largest processor and marketer of lamb. More than 250 commissaries will now be on the program. Superior Farms, which has corporate headquarters in Davis, works with ranchers across the country and has six manufacturing and distribution centers in […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Chamber PAC hosts Friday mixers

The Davis Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee will host happy hour mixers every Friday. “Join other active Davis citizens who care about economic development and job growth to discuss our city’s future,” an announcement said. Upcoming mixers are planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, 129 E St., on May 18; […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Golden 1 announces new VP of Member Service Call Center

The Golden 1 Credit Union announced that Loretta Masters has been named vice president of its Member Service Call Center. “We are thrilled to welcome Loretta to Golden 1. She holds a very important position in our organization,” said Donna A. Bland, Golden 1’s president and CEO, in a news release. “Providing an exceptional member […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

River City Bank rolls out more ‘Ask Steve’ videos

River City Bank has just launched the sixth installment of its award-winning “Ask Steve” online video series. Tapping into the experience and expertise of bank President and CEO Steve Fleming, the online video series addresses pressing issues impacting the Sacramento business community. Kelly Brothers, River City Bank brand advocate and respected financial adviser and partner at […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 2722 Rubicon Ave.     $355,000 1169 Auburn Dr.     400,000 1411 Lake Blvd.     415,000 153 Ipanema Pl.     415,000 1217 Arthur St.     439,000 3103 Oyster Bay Ave.     550,000 Davis (95618) 3719 Arroyo Ave.     $357,500 1279 Farragut Cir. […]

May 13, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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