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, […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 3331 Seabright Ave.     $284,000 435 G St., 207     410,000 2510 Anza Ave.     522,000 1825 Glenn Pl.     900,000 Davis (95618) 44644 Garden Ct.     $539,000 2824 Audubon Cir.     725,000 Woodland (95695) 1614 Sherman St.     $108,000 209 […]

Winters Chamber, Woodland Healthcare host business forum

The Winters Chamber of Commerce and Woodland Healthcare invite the local and surrounding community businesses to the first Winters Business Forum on Thursday, Sept. 22. This half-day, educational event, from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., will feature a variety of business topics ranging from healthcare reform to stress management. The event will take place at the […]

Travis Credit Union appoints Truesdale to board

Vacaville-based Travis Credit Union has announced the appointment of Tim L. Truesdale, the president and CEO of Community Resource Associates Inc., to its board of directors. Truesdale brings more than 32 years of leadership and impressive community service experience to Travis Credit Union’s board. Truesdale was appointed to the board on Aug. 30 to fill […]

Ciocolat honored as sustainable business

Davis restaurant Ciocolat has received honorable mention in the Sacramento Area Sustainable Business of the Year Awards. The awards will be presented during a ceremony Thursday, Sept. 15 in the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, 828 I St., Sacramento. The awards are given by the Sacramento Metro Chamber and the Business Environmental Resource Center. The ceremony is part […]