Workshop set on social media marketing

Constant Contact, a widely used email marketing program, will present a social media workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Small Business Development Center, 1410 Ethan Way, Sacramento. “Social Media Marketing Made Simple” will cover some of the strategies and best practices “to get the most out of your social media […]

Yolo Federal hosts credit workshop

Clueless about your credit? Learn what factors contribute to your overall score and how this number can affect your financial future at Yolo Federal Credit Union’s free credit workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The workshop will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 2171 Cowell Blvd. in Davis. Guest speaker Susan Hackett of Experian will […]

Sierra Energy earns global recognition

Davis-based Sierra Energy, a waste gasification and renewable energy company, has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Global 200 winners for the second year in a row. “Picking this year’s GoingGreen Global 200 was a very competitive process, as literally dozens of great green tech companies are emerging out of the pack, […]

Renew Denim sale benefits cancer research, awareness

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, a national nonprofit group, will partner with Renew Denim store in Davis for a Fix Our Genes jean swap and sale Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 28 and 29. Organizers aim to raise cancer awareness and funding for research during National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week, Sept. 25 to […]

Marrone gets EPA approval of product to control invasive mussels

Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations has announced that the Environmental Protection Agency has approved its latest product, Zequanox, the first biological product available for controlling invasive mussels. Across the U.S. and Europe, invasive zebra and quagga mussels are crippling industrial and commercial water sources by clogging pipes and infesting freshwater lakes and rivers, resulting in billions […]

Thank God it’s always Fry-day

Like most things that follow a glass of wine, it made perfectly good sense at the time. A weekend free of multiple commitments ignited a sense of marital adventure … ferreting out the best French fries in Davis. Intrigued by the hot news of the week — a local restaurateur had stated Davis lacked sufficient […]

Visitors Bureau unveils redesigned website

The Yolo County Visitors Bureau launched its revamped and updated website — www.yolocvb.org — on Monday, completing a four-month project. The new site provides broad and detailed visitor information about Davis, Woodland, Winters and Yolo County in a fresh, engaging way with many new features, a news release said. Interactivity is a hallmark of the […]

Downtown Davis welcomes students, hosts fall events open to all

Special to The Enterprise With “Downtown UC Davis Guides” in hand, new and returning students are already descending upon downtown, eager to discover shops, restaurants and services through self-guided tours. The brochures will be the first of a variety of doings designed to draw students, visitors and locals to shop and dine downtown this fall. […]

Stocks plunge as worries about Europe intensify

NEW YORK — The problems that weighed down stocks all summer show no sign of letting up. U.S. stocks plunged Friday, erasing the week’s gains, amid rising fears about fallout from Europe’s debt crisis. Seeking safer investments, investors sent the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to the lowest level in five decades. The resignation […]

Mortgage Help Center opens in Sacramento

Fannie Mae has announced the opening of the Sacramento Mortgage Help Center to provide free education and counseling services to struggling Northern California homeowners. The Sacramento center is the 10th Mortgage Help Center to open across the country, and is part of Fannie Mae’s ongoing effort to ensure that homeowners facing foreclosure understand their options, […]

River City Bank analysis shows growth in health care, ag industries

Health care and agricultural industries grew by 11 percent while the area’s overall economy remains in a decline, according to the River City Bank Business Index, which studied the performance of 100 locally based businesses over the past three years. The findings were released Wednesday by River City Bank, the largest locally owned bank in the […]

Margarine tubs to replace plant pots at Raley’s

This fall, shoppers in Raley’s floral departments will see something other than the traditional black pots in which flowers are traditionally sold. Clearwater Nursery and TerraCycle will offer annuals in “upcycled” margarine tubs in all Raley’s, Nob Hill and Bel Air stores, including Woodland locations. The upcycled pots are a more eco-friendly option as they eliminate […]

Paesanos brings Italian food back to Fuzio’s old spot

Paesanos III in Davis debuted Thursday. It took over the former Fuzio’s spot at 139 G St. The Italian restaurant opens at 11 a.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. for brunch on weekends. It’s open until 9 p.m. Sundays through Wednesdays, 9:30 p.m. on Thursdays and 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. It features pizza, […]