Wells Fargo gives more than $146,000 to Yolo nonprofits

Wells Fargo & Co. announced that it invested a record $146,100 to nonprofits in Yolo County in 2011. In addition, Wells Fargo team members contributed more than 163 volunteer hours to help their neighborhoods and communities succeed. “There are many families and individuals in our communities who have been affected, in some way, by the […]

May 06, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 2128 Bueno Dr., 32A     $275,000 2128 Bueno Dr., 32     275,000 1124 Menlo Dr.     280,000 806 Acacia Ln.     452,000 514 Reed Dr.     453,500 2221 Humboldt Ave.     481,000 428 Fiesta Ave.     517,500 Davis (95618) 3107 Albany […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies celebrates grand opening

Leslie’s Swimming Pool Supplies is celebrating its grand opening this weekend in The Marketplace shopping center at Covell Boulevard and Sycamore Lane in Davis. The celebration runs Friday through Monday with specials and festivities throughout the weekend, including 20 percent off everything in the store, which fills the former Blockbuster video store space. “Leslie’s is […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Salon plans cut-a-thon for Earth Month

Strands Salon Spa of Davis and Sacramento has scheduled a cut-a-thon Sunday, April 29, benefiting The Clean Water Fund-California, which focuses on helping local communities clean up contaminated drinking water sources. Stylists will be cutting hair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The downtown Davis salon is at 135 F St. “One-hundred percent of what […]

April 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

First DavisTweetUp is Thursday at de Vere’s

DavisTweetUp, a new social media networking project, aims to use online networks — specifically the power of Twitter — to connect Davis professionals in support of local businesses and the community. The effort is being organized by Blake N. Cooper and Danielle DeBow, local residents and social media professionals. “Davis offers a world-class education at […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

No more vintage years for Rominger West Winery

The Rominger West Winery soon will be no more. The “Yolo-grown” venture was launched in 2004 and boasted an East Davis tasting room that has hosted countless concerts, fundraisers and community events, as well as private parties. Co-founder and winemaker Mark West said Thursday that a change of ownership is still a possibility. But if […]

April 13, 2012 | Posted in Agriculture + Environment | Tagged ,

It’s time again for the monthly Cruise-In

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 13, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Cartridge World offers recycling programs

This month, Cartridge World encourages community members to “refill” their commitment to Earth Day, April 22. Cartridge World, a printer ink and toner refilling business at 130 G St. in downtown Davis, is among 600 of the chain’s stores across the U.S. and Canada that are promoting recycling programs that help save the planet and help local organizations, schools […]

April 22, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

First Northern Bank receives ‘outstanding’ rating from FDIC

Dixon-based First Northern Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of First Northern Community Bancorp, has received an “outstanding” rating — the highest possible — from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for its performance under the Community Reinvestment Act. The CRA is a federal law that requires regulatory agencies such as the FDIC to examine banks to […]

May 06, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

LaCrosse mates 4-cylinder with electric motor

Finally, there’s a Buick LaCrosse sedan that puts many of today’s most topical fuel economy features into its base model, at no extra charge. The new, 2012 Buick LaCrosse lineup has a base model with four-cylinder engine mated to an electric motor, with regenerative braking, wind-smoothing, aerodynamic touches and automatic engine stop at traffic lights, […]

April 12, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Business of the Year nominations due soon

Nomination forms for the 16th annual Bill Streng Business of the Year Award, presented by the Davis Chamber of Commerce, are now available. The award recognizes members of the business community who exemplify the qualities of excellence, service, innovation and creativity in business, industry or the community. Nominees will be judged on: * Demonstration of creativity […]

April 15, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

R&R makes final fundraising push for new store

Supporters of All Things Right & Relevant, a nonprofit consignment/thrift store that benefits 10 local mental health agencies, need your help. A brand-new, spacious store has been under construction for the past several months at the corner of Spafford Street and Peña Drive in Mace Ranch. But before R&R can move from the Davis Manor […]

April 10, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Facebook leaning toward Nasdaq, reports say

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook will list its shares with Nasdaq, according to media reports. That would be a big win for the Nasdaq, which competes fiercely with NYSE Euronext Inc., especially for an initial public offering as large as Facebook’s, pegged at $5 billion. The New York Times and CNBC cited anonymous sources on […]

April 06, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Real estate 4/8

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 2052 Alta Loma St.     $180,000 1707 Olympic Dr., 23     180,000 1704 Drexel Dr.     265,000 1314 Claremont Dr.     333,000 749 Anderson Rd.     345,000 1212 Harvard Dr.     510,000 375 W. Eighth St.     660,000 2301 Isle Royale […]

April 06, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,