SBDC offers Quickbooks workshops

The Small Business Development Center will offer several workshops on the QuickBooks computer program this month. Each session runs from 9 a.m. to noon and costs $40. The first is Bookkeeping for Small Business on Tuesday for beginners and current users wanting to improve data entry time, become more efficient and get more out of QuickBooks. […]

Twin Pines Cooperative Foundation receives grant

The Columbia Foundation has announced the award of a $30,000 grant to Twin Pines Cooperative Foundation in Davis for its “One Farm at a Time” program. The San Francisco-based Columbia Foundation invests in sustainable futures. Twin Pines’ “One Farm at a Time” program is working with Jeff and Annie Main on purchasing the permanent easement […]

Davis, Berkeley named ‘Best College Towns for Renters’

With graduation season in full swing, ApartmentRatings.com, a website for user reviews of apartments around the United States, has released its annual rankings of renter satisfaction for the 100 largest college towns and cities in the country. Topping this year’s list is Berkeley, home to UC Berkeley, the oldest campus in the University of California […]

Suisun Valley ranch wins Yolo County Fair’s olive oil contest

In memory of one of the Yolo County Fair’s Olive Oil Competition founders, a Best of the Best Award was created this year to honor Patty Bogle-Roncoroni, who was instrumental in developing the competition and served as a member of the Yolo County Fair board. The competition, for California producers only, is ranked as one of […]

Author to visit Davis consignment shops

Haute Again Consignment and French Cuff Consignment Davis are partnering up for a special event on Saturday. Author Jo Anna Philips will sign copies of her newly published book, “The Savvy Shopper’s Guide to Thrift and Consignment Stores — Sacramento Area,” which features both Davis shops. Philips will be at French Cuff, 130 G St., […]

A small Lexus with big power

The 2011 IS F is a Lexus, but it feels more like a sports car than a luxury car. Sure, there are leather-trimmed seats and a host of luxury amenities like rain-sensing wipers and automatic climate control with pollen filter and smog sensor in the IS F. But the IS F is the only small-sized […]

Back up your computer, before it’s too late

If you’ve ever experienced your computer “crashing” or getting a virus, you know how devastating that can be and how much time may go in to retrieving lost information. You can protect yourself, however, by backing up your computer. Learn how at a class Monday morning co-sponsored by PC Help!, the Dixon Chamber of Commerce […]

Game show theme set for Chamber lunch

The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans a classic game show theme for its monthly membership luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. “Play with our sponsors and win,” an announcement said. All reservations must be prepaid by noon Friday, June 3. The cost is […]

Seminar offered on working with interns

David Chan, of ADPublishing.org, and the UC Davis Internship and Career Center will offer a free seminar on “How To Work With Interns,” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at Stonegate Pastry & Coffee, 1260 Lake Blvd., Suite 121, Davis. The session is open to businesspeople and interns. Seating is limited. RSVP to david@adpublishing.org […]

Capitol Corridor, Amtrak organize food drive

Capitol Corridor, in partnership with Amtrak and seven Northern California food banks, will collect food donations Wednesday through June 15 to “Fight Hunger One Stop at a Time.” Nonperishable food donations will be accepted at staffed Amtrak/Capitol Corridor stations from Sacramento to the Silicon Valley, including the Davis station, 840 Second St. at H Street. “The […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 1619 L St.     $320,000 2236 Glacier Dr.     388,500 1515 Oak Ave.     405,000 2338 Isle Royale Ln.     535,500 740 Oak Ave.     645,000 Davis (95618) 2409 Whittier Dr.     $151,242 2812 Bidwell St., 4     155,000 1339 Via […]

Mazda 2: The eager puppy of family cars

Do good things come in small packages? That saying isn’t typically true when it comes to cars but we may have found an exception. The Mazda 2 has been around for a while around the world but it took $4-a-gallon gas to get it to the U.S. The Mazda 2 has been around since 1996 […]

Study: Biofuel production could generate 1M jobs in India

Transforming agricultural waste into biofuel could create up to one million jobs in India over the next decade. It also would radically improve India’s energy efficiency by meeting up to 59 percent of the demand for transport gasoline through greener fuels by 2020, according to a new study commissioned by Novozymes, a Danish biotech company with […]

Partnership HealthPlan to expand into Marin, Mendocino

Partnership HealthPlan of California, the nonprofit Medi-Cal health plan in Sonoma, Solano, Napa and Yolo counties, will expand its Medi-Cal managed care program into Marin and Mendocino counties starting July 1. Medi-Cal, nationally known as Medicaid, is a state and federal program that provides health care to more than 6 million low-income California residents. With […]