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PGP International expands operations with new Midwest factory

PGP International, an ABF Ingredients Company with headquarters in Woodland, has announced it will open a new 70,000-square-foot-facility in Evansville, Ind., that will expand the company’s production capacity for specialty food ingredients and additives. The new plant will supplement, not replace, the Woodland facility, which employs about 120 people in the plant and the corporate […]

September 09, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Travis Credit Union offers retirement income seminar

Thinking about retirement? Wondering if you have enough to retire and remain comfortably retired? Travis Credit Union will offer a free retirement income planning seminar from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 20, in the community room at its headquarters in Vacaville, on One Travis Way. To register, call 707-449-4000 or 800-877-8328 by Wednesday, Sept. […]

September 09, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Davis’ sandwich selection spreads out

Mr. Pickle’s Sandwich Shop in South Davis’ Oakshade Town Center was hoping to open as soon as Monday but “has had a couple of hiccups. So there is yet another small delay,” according to a Friday Facebook post. Mr. Pickle’s offers deli sandwiches on “San Francisco-style breads.” Many of its specialties have classic meats and cheeses, […]

September 09, 2012 | Posted in Comings and Goings | Tagged ,

Acura’s RDX moves mainstream

The Associated Press Redesigned for 2013, the Acura RDX compact sport utility vehicle is slightly larger, with a more compliant ride, than its predecessor and has more power than ever while beating the popular Lexus RX 350 in fuel economy ratings. The new RDX also has more front- and rear-seat legroom than a Mercedes-Benz GLK […]

September 07, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Payroll service moved

Sunday’s Comings & Goings column mentioned a new store, Bubble Belly maternity, opening soon at 340 G St. in the spot last held by Zehnder & Associates. The owner of payroll service wanted us to clarify that he just moved a couple of doors down.

August 30, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged

New mileage standards would double fuel efficiency

By Matthew Daly and Tom Krisher WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has finalized regulations that will force automakers to nearly double the average gas mileage of all new cars and trucks they sell by 2025. The rules mean that all new vehicles would have to get an average of 54.5 miles per gallon in […]

September 02, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Real estate transactions

Davis (95616) 3304 Trawler Pl.     $340,000 2714 Feather Pl.     345,000 2207 Lassen Pl.     580,000 5 Parkside Dr.     649,000 Davis (95618) 1422 Monarch Ln.     $380,000 407 Vistosa St.     499,000 44176 Lakeview Dr.     800,000 Woodland (95695) 1208 6th St.     $109,000 29 Sutter St.     109,000 226 Casa […]

September 02, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

She’s feeling better now

Dear Annie: I am married to a great guy, and we have two wonderful, intelligent teens. But my mother-in-law is causing great stress. ”Mama” was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder 10 years ago and is prescribed a cocktail of drugs to help with a preponderance of violent mood swings, anger, resentment and occasional dissociation. She […]

Davis firm earns national recognition

For the eighth consecutive year, West Yost Associates has been named one of the top civil engineering firms to work for by CE News. the company ranked ninth for firms of all sizes throughout the United States. “Being in the top 10 is a great testament to our firm’s commitment to excellence and to our […]

September 02, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

River City Bank promotes UC Davis graduate

River City Bank has promoted Crystal Williams to assistant vice president, commercial loan documentation officer, the company has announced. Williams, who earned a bachelor’s degree in managerial economics from UC Davis, began her career with the bank three years ago when she started the Commercial Banking Training Program, a nine-month program created to attract and develop […]

September 02, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

New Realtor joins Lyon’s Davis office

Realtor Martin Verschoor recently joined Lyon Real Estate’s Davis office where he works with buyers, sellers and investors on homes and properties throughout the Sacramento area. Verschoor has worked in the real estate industry for seven years. Prior to joining Lyon, he was with Keller Williams in Southern California and Frank Howard Allen Real Estate […]

September 02, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Mr. Pickles’ goal is to open Sept. 10

Mr. Pickles Sandwich Shop in Oakshade Town Center in South Davis may open “around” Monday, Sept. 10, a company official said Saturday. A grand opening would be the following weekend. The sandwich shop fills the spot where Davis Creamery was. To see the company website, go to www.mrpicklesinc.com.

August 26, 2012 | Posted in Comings and Goings | Tagged

County real estate sales

Address   Sales price Davis (95616) 1301 Chestnut Ln.     $293,000 2216 Calaveras Ave.     350,000 315 J St., 317     380,000 1021 3rd St.     440,000 1509 El Capitan St.     579,000 Davis (95618) 4126 Cowell Blvd.     $273,000 3423 Monte Vista Ave.     350,000 44408 Clubhouse Dr. […]

August 26, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Marrone breaks ground on Michigan manufacturing facility

Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a global provider of natural pest management products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, broke ground Tuesday on a Michigan manufacturing facility in Bangor, Mich. MBI CEO Pam Marrone was joined by Sen. Debbie Stabenow, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, and Bangor Mayor Jennifer […]

August 26, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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