Just the right (re)location: R&R moves into new digs

All Things Right & Relevant, known colloquially as “R&R,” was relocated last weekend — with an assist from several local businesses and a host of volunteers.

The entire inventory of R&R’s old store in the Davis Manor shopping center was relocated, kit and kaboodle, to R&R’s recently constructed new shop at 2801 Spafford St., near Peña Drive. The old space was leased; R&R ultimately will own the new building.

“We will now be on a secure footing,” said Ruth Shumway, president of…

April 24, 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, April 27, at Konditorei Austrian Pastry Cafe, at 2710 E. Fifth St., Davis. The coffee club is an informal gathering allowing Edward Jones financial advisers to provide an update on the stock market and the economy. “The […]

April 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

DDBA hosts brown-bag meeting with Souza

The Davis Downtown Business Association will host a brown-bag lunch meeting Wednesday with special guest Stephen Souza, who is running for re-election to the Davis City Council. The meeting will run from noon to 1 p.m. at the River City Bank conference room, 239 E St. in downtown Davis. This lunchtime forum will give downtown […]

April 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Sutter Davis named one of nation’s 100 Top Hospitals

For the second consecutive year, Sutter Davis Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters, which provides information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. Sutter Davis is the only hospital in the greater Sacramento region to receive the recognition, a news release said. The Thomson Reuters […]

April 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

R&R consignment is on the move

All Things Right & Relevant, Davis’ original and largest consignment store, should move into its fancy new digs on Peña Drive near Spafford Street in Mace Ranch by early next month. The new 10,000-square-foot store — about twice the size of the current consignment and thrift stores combined — cost about $1.2 million to build. […]

April 22, 2012 | Posted in Blogs | Tagged ,

Recycle jeans to help cancer victim’s daughter

Two local businesses will work together on Earth Day to go green and support 3-year-old Presley Gyuro, who lost her father Jimmie to a rare form of cancer last month. All jeans donated to Renew Denim, 222 D St. in downtown Davis on Sunday will be sold at Rominger West Winery’s Green Day on Saturday, […]

April 20, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

New Malibu has premium look

Chevrolet’s Malibu mid-size sedan is a welcoming family car — revamped for 2013 with handsome styling, a quieter, refined interior and a pleasant ride. The Malibu’s eAssist electric motor supplements its four-cylinder gasoline engine. Unlike full hybrids like the Toyota Prius and Ford Fusion Hybrid, the Malibu Eco cannot travel solely on electric power, even […]

April 20, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Kangaroo Fitness class returns to Davis

New moms (and even dads) often find getting back into shape following pregnancy a challenge, in part because most local gyms don’t allow infants in their on-site child care until they are 3 — or even 6 — months old. Even when babies are old enough to stay in child care while mom and dad work […]

April 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

R&R bids farewell to shopping center

Friday is the last day for business operations at the current location of All Things Right & Relevant, 1640 E. Eighth St. The store, which benefits nearly a dozen local mental health agencies, will close at 1 p.m. Friday. Then, an army of volunteers will mobilize to move the inventory and fixtures to R&R’s new, […]

April 19, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Monthly Cruise-In returns Tuesday

Classic car buffs, rejoice! The monthly Davis Cruise-In, a show of 60 to 80 classic cars, trucks, military vehicle and motorcycles — both foreign and domestic — will return to The Marketplace shopping center on Tuesday. The event runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sycamore Lane and Covell Boulevard in West Davis. There is […]

April 17, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

An artistic glimpse behind the Cuban curtain

“Fashion is not something that exists in clothing only. Fashion has to do with ideas, with the way we live, with what is happening. Clothing tells the truth about an age.” — Bjork By E. Emmet Brady Heather Caswell has always envisioned The Wardro­be, her downtown Davis fashion boutique, as more than just a retail […]

April 17, 2012 | Posted in Art | Tagged ,

Chamber hosts Celebrate Davis booth workshops

Businesses and groups planning to have a booth at Celebrate Davis are invited to workshops at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. Thursday to learn how to build a better booth. The workshops will take place at the Davis Chamber of Commerce, 604 Third St. in downtown Davis. “Come learn about better booth techniques from […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo Federal to award grant funds to homebuyers

Yolo Federal Credit Union announced that it will be disbursing grant funds that it received recently to lower-income homebuyers in Yolo County. Eligible homebuyers may apply for up to $15,000 in matching grant funds to be used for the downpayment and closing costs involved with purchasing their home. Under the WISH Program, Yolo Federal will […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Learn about reverse mortgages at free lunch

Homeowners in Davis and Woodland can get information on reverse mortgages at a free lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, April 30, at IHOP, 1745 Cowell Blvd., Davis. In addition to the complimentary lunch, attendees will receive an information packet including a DVD. “Learn about reverse mortgages in a friendly, casual environment,” a news […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,