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Fiat 500 Abarth: Small but wicked

Auto enthusiasts lusting for something new, exotic and fun to drive but relatively inexpensive have a new choice this year. The four-seat, 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth hatchback arrived in the United States with the legendary sport personality of its forebears — a small body with a distinctly European look, throaty performance sound and an impressive […]

August 24, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Shopping app startup moves to Davis

A San Francisco Internet startup company founded by a UC Davis graduate is opening an office in Davis. The founder and CEO of ShoppingScout, Ken Ouimet, moved his family to Davis and is remodeling the former UCD Occupational Health Services building at 501 Oak Ave. for its headquarters. It has a temporary office at 231 […]

August 26, 2012 | Posted in Blogs | Tagged ,

Yolo Federal offers ID theft prevention workshop

Yolo Federal Credit Union will present a free workshop on identity theft and fraud prevention from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 465 Pioneer Ave. in Woodland. Guest speaker Dave Edwards of the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office will provide educational materials on how to best protect your identity in an effort to […]

August 26, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Olivares receives pink Cadillac as Mary Kay sales award

Lisa Olivares, a Mary Kay independent future sales director in Vacaville, received the keys to a new, pink Cadillac SRX at a Woodland dealership on July 26 in recognition for having achieved Mary Kay’s “Cadillac Level” sales award. The car was presented to Olivares at Woodland Motors Cadillac dealership in Woodland. The exclusive Mary Kay pink […]

August 26, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Green joins Bryan-Braker Funeral Home

Bryan-Braker Funeral Home has announced the appointment of Titus Green Sr. as funeral director. Green, of Fairfield, has more than 20 years of mortuary operations experience. Most recently, he served as funeral director for C.P Bannon Mortuary in Oakland. He also was a professional embalmer and funeral arranger for Lewis and Ribbs Mortuary in San […]

September 02, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Financial adviser hosts Coffee Club

Manny Provedor, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, will host a Coffee Club at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at the Konditorei Austrian Pastry Cafe, 2710 Fifth St., Davis. This informal gathering allows Edward Jones financial advisers to provide an update on the stock market and the economy in a relaxed environment. “The Coffee […]

August 26, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address      Sales Price Davis (95616)  2412 Amapola Dr.    $299,000 909 Alvarado Ave., 34     452,500 801 Valencia Ave.     459,000 1012 Redwood Ln.     490,000 233 B St.     511,000 39705 Sharon Ave.     520,000 1625 Tamarack Ln.     551,ooo Davis (95618)  1818 Moore Blvd., 122     $230,000 4108 Cowell Blvd.  […]

August 19, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Ready for school

Edward Jones financial advisers deliver school supplies and backpacks that were collected at their offices for the Davis Bridge Educational Foundation. Donated supplies will go to needy students in the area. In the center is Janet Boulware, executive director of Davis Bridge Educational Foundation. From left are Edward Jones financial advisers Manny Provedor, Allan Telford, Carolyn […]

August 19, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Novozymes reports 7 percent sales growth

Novozymes, which focuses on bioinnovation and production of industrial enzymes, has reported sales growth of 7 percent in Danish kroner for the first half of 2012. Novozymes is a Danish company with a lab in Davis. The company’s earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) grew by 12 percent compared with the first half of 2011, […]

August 19, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Kaiser Permanente named healthiest employer in region

Kaiser Permanente has once again been named the Healthiest Employer, in the “mega company” category, in a survey to be published by the Sacramento Business Journal. The announcement was made at an awards ceremony and luncheon Thursday. The “mega” category included businesses with 5,001 or more employees. There were also categories for small, medium and […]

August 19, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Marrone product approved for expanded soil applications

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a global provider of natural pest management products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, announced Thursday the California Department of Pesticide Regulation has approved a significant label expansion for Regalia, the company’s biofungicide that triggers a plant’s natural defenses to fight fungal and bacterial diseases. Regalia’s new California label includes […]

August 19, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Marrone acquires manufacturing plant in Michigan

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. has acquired an 11,400-square-foot manufacturing facility on 11 acres in Bangor, Mich. This new facility will provide MBI with the necessary capacity to advance its growing pipeline of natural pest management products, or biopesticides, for the agriculture and water-treatment markets, a news release said. “This marks a significant milestone for MBI,” […]

September 09, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Online voting starts to determine Yolo Federal grant recipient

Yolo Federal Credit Union announced that five finalists have been selected to compete for a $5,000 community challenge grant made available after Yolo Federal surpassed its $1 million community challenge campaign earlier this year. The finalists are Woodland Bike Campaign, Cool Davis Foundation, One Farm at a Time, Pamela Trokanski Dance Theatre and Woodland Polytechnic […]

August 26, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 1707 Olympic Dr., 27     $185,000 1707 Olympic Dr., 4     200,000 2004 Alta Loma St.     202,000 3215 Bermuda Ave., 5     230,000 209 Avocet Ave.     285,000 3075 Mercedes Ave.     350,000 946 J St., 948     360,000 1120 Colby Dr.     500,000 1808 Point Reyes Pl.     530,000 301 Del Oro Ave.     544,000 […]

August 12, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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