Sutter Davis Hospital certified as advanced primary stroke center

After undergoing an on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, Sutter Davis Hospital received certification from The Joint Commission as an advanced primary stroke center. The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies hospitals across the United States to provide acute stroke treatment, reviewed and evaluated Sutter […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Brown-bag chat to focus on downtown beautification

The Davis Downtown Business Association will host a brown-bag meeting Wednesday to discuss beautification efforts for downtown Davis. This special lunchtime meeting will run from noon to 1 p.m. in the River City Bank conference room, 239 E St. in downtown Davis. In a workshop format, topics will range from developing downtown’s burgeoning arts and […]

May 22, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

Chamber mixer set at Willowbank Park

The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans a morning mixer from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at Willowbank Park, a new neighborhood in South Davis, off Mace Boulevard between San Marino and Redbud drives. The mixer will be hosted by real estate agent Jason Taormino at 4570 Blue Oak Place in the new neighborhood, which is touted […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

PG&E installs 9 millionth SmartMeter

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. announced that it has achieved a major customer milestone, having recently upgraded more than 9 million meters to SmartMeter technology. Now, with 93 percent of the SmartMeter installations complete across Northern and Central California, most of PG&E’s customers have access to the energy- and cost-saving benefits of SmartMeters – ranging […]

June 03, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

‘Ask Steve’ video series to focus on JPMorgan Chase’s $2B loss

River City Bank President and CEO Steve Fleming will tackle the recent news of JPMorgan Chase’s significant trading loss in his latest installment of the “Ask Steve” online video series. Fleming will address the following question: “With a $2 billion loss, will JPMorgan collapse?” “As the President and Chief Executive Officer of the largest, locally owned business bank […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

PG&E warns of nationwide utility scam

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is alerting customers to be aware of a scam that has impacted other utility customers across the country. The scam, which reportedly has been taking place in person, through social media, through posted fliers and through text messages, claims that President Obama is providing a credit or directly paying utility […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Travis Credit Union names new board of directors

Vacaville-based Travis Credit Union elected its 2012-13 volunteer board of directors and supervisory committee members at its 61st annual meeting last month. Ann Rollin, board director and chair of Travis Credit Union’s nominating committee, reported on behalf of the committee and announced the election results. The credit union’s 2012-13 board includes Pat Moreno, chair; Deborah […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Davis Business Walk to survey shop owners June 1

The city of Davis, Davis Chamber of Commerce and the Davis Downtown Business Association are partnering with the Sacramento Metro Chamber for a Davis Business Walk from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 1. The group will drop in on local businesses to hear first-hand feedback regarding the state of business. “Your participation will help gather […]

May 20, 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, May 25, at The 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. […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Blake’s helps in a flash

When I was younger, I used to think hot flashes were just exaggerated punch lines, but with age I’ve come to learn the term is inadequate. Try lava crawl with a freezing, drenched finish. Without a doubt, this shift in a woman’s life can make sleeping an extreme sport. That’s why I never, ever pass […]

May 27, 2012 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Enjoy free rock climbing Saturday at Nugget

Free rock-wall climbing will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Nugget Market in the Oak Tree Plaza at Covell Boulevard and Pole Line Road, courtesy of ClifBar and Nugget Markets. Guests also can enjoy free samples of ClifBars and Luna Bars, as well as giveaways including backpacks, yoga mats and other […]

May 18, 2012 | Posted in Briefly | Tagged ,

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 ,