Raley’s shoppers can help state parks

When shoppers use a reusable grocery bag at any Raley’s, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods or Food Source stores, they won’t just help the environment, they will also help raise money to eventually preserve a number of California State Parks currently targeted for closure. Through “NickelAid,” every time a shopper uses a reusable grocery bag […]

Nutrition Education Program wins ‘Give A Click’ grant

The University of California Nutrition Education Program, administered by Cooperative Extension, has won a Yolo Federal Credit Union ‘Give a Click’ grant. The nutrition program received $21,500 after garnering a majority of online votes. UCNEP offers free nutrition and physical activity lessons for teachers and educators of low-income students to use in the classroom. Curriculum […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 3072 Woods Cir.     $197,500 2123 Bella Casa St.     200,000 406 First St.     235,000 2417 Oakenshield Rd., 9     300,000 1010 Acacia Ln.     460,500 1000 Oeste Dr.     634,000 Davis (95618) 2848 Bidwell St., 1     $164,500 1818 […]

Food workers warned of fraudulent inspector

The Yolo County Health Department’s Environmental Health Division is alerting restaurant operators and others in the food facility industry about fraudulent activity involving an individual or individuals contacting food establishments claiming to be a health inspector. Yolo County Environmental Health has received complaints that an individual using various names is contacting local food businesses by […]

Golden 1 presents workshops in July

Golden 1 Credit Union will present several financial workshops in the coming month. The credit union has a Davis branch at 508 Second St., Suite 101. The free workshops are open to the public. The first is a webinar, “Recognizing Elder Financial Abuse” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 12. Access information will be emailed after registration. Other […]

Food drive collects over a half-ton of donations

Thanks to generous riders, media partners and members of the community, Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority’s “Fight Hunger One Stop at a Time” food drive once again reaped more than half a ton of food for Northern California food banks last month. June 1-15, the CCJPA partnered with Amtrak to sponsor the most expansive summer […]

Sidewalk Sale planned downtown

The annual Sidewalk Sale is planned downtown Friday through Sunday, July 8-10. More than 50 businesses will participate, offering special deals and discounts. The first night takes place in conjunction with the Second Friday ArtAbout. There will be live music throughout downtown on Friday night. A $100 downtown Davis gift card will be awarded to […]

UCD opens downtown store

The UC Davis Store, Downtown opened last week at Second and F streets. At 4,200 square feet, it’s the largest new downtown retail store in recent memory. A ribbon-cutting is at noon Friday, July 8, and grand opening festivities continue all weekend. It sells lots of UC Davis clothing and gear, “campus-grown” products like olive […]

UC Davis Store Downtown plans grand opening

Bursting with Aggie blue and gold, a new branch of the UC Davis Bookstore has opened downtown and a grand opening celebration is planned the weekend of July 8-10. Shelves at the UC Davis Store Downtown are stocked with Aggie shirts, gifts and souvenirs, but also feature mugs with the city’s bicycle logo, Davis Farmers […]

Hyundai’s flagship sedan busts barriers

The only thing missing from the 2011 Hyundai Equus luxury sedan is a traditional luxury brand badge like a Mercedes star or a Jaguar leaping cat. But with everything else that’s packed into Hyundai’s new, impressive flagship vehicle, maybe an old-style luxury brand badge is overrated. The Equus comes standard with its own iPad. It’s […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 909 Alvarado Ave., 6     $230,000 3327 Victoria Pl.     287,000 273 Cottage Cir.     328,500 603 Georgetown Pl.     665,000 25450 County Rd. 95     700,000 3 Parkside Dr.     850,000 39797 Morning Dove Pl.     990,000 Davis (95618) 1803 […]

Downtown merchants weigh in on proposed bag ban

Many downtown merchants have seen a decrease in the number of plastic shopping bags distributed to customers over the past few years. And the reason is customers are voluntarily declining bags, business owners say. The trend was mentioned during a lunchtime discussion organized by the Davis Downtown Business Association on Wednesday. The DDBA hosts monthly […]

Farmers Insurance agent honored

David Pinto, a Farmers Insurance agent in Davis, has been inducted into the Farmers’ “Topper Club” of Farmers’ top sales producers for achievements in 2010. Pinto has an office at 1109 Kennedy Place, Suite 5. Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the country’s third largest insurer of both passenger automobile and homeowners insurance, and also […]