A new solar power group has been established in Davis to solve the No. 1 market barrier to mainstream solar panel installation: cost. Spearhead Solar recently launched “Solarize Davis” to accelerate the adoption of residential solar projects in Davis. So far, 30 people have become members. By utilizing group purchasing power, similar to the popular group […]
Honda sells around 20,000 Civics each month, second only to their Accord. Since its introduction in 1973, Honda has sold 8.8 million Civics just in the United States alone. With those numbers, the Civic is critical to Honda’s bottom line, and, for 2012, Honda has completely redesigned the ninth-generation Civic. The Civic enjoys a reputation […]
Golfers are invited to save the date — Friday, Sept. 16 — for the annual Davis Chamber of Commerce golf tournament. The event will take place on a Friday this year instead of Monday, and the price has been reduced by $30, to $120 per player. The tournament, to be played at Wildhorse Golf Course, […]
In February, the G Street Pub closed its doors. The local bar operated in a building near the corner of Third and G streets downtown that has housed many local businesses over the past few decades. After a change of ownership, however, the future of the aging building was unclear. In April, Chris Armanini, a […]
Davis business owners have reason to worry about the city’s proposed water rate hikes, especially since most don’t actually know how much the increases will cost them. Business owners who rent commercial space for their shop, eatery or professional office don’t get municipal utility rate bills in the mail. Their landlords do. And that is […]
To celebrate its 35th anniversary, Capay Organic invites the public to a free farm tour and fig harvest on Saturday, Aug. 13. “I’m certain that our parents would have never imagined in 1976 when they started our farm on 20 acres of thistle weed that our business would grow to feed thousands of families throughout […]
Brew It Up, which originated in The Marketplace in Davis but moved to midtown Sacramento when its plans to redevelop Old City Hall (now Bistro 33) were denied, is closing this weekend, owner Michael Costello announced today. Read more on its website: http://www.brewitup.com/
Sponsors are needed for the World’s Greatest Bicycle Parade planned Sunday, Oct. 2, in Davis. The event, organized by the Davis Odd Fellows, aims to break the Guinness world record for the longest single line of bicycles and raise funds for the Davis Schools Foundation. For more information, visit http://WorldsGreatestBicycleParade.com/sponsors or contact sponsor coordinators Steve […]
Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations, which produces effective, natural pest management products for agriculture and water resource management, is celebrating its five-year anniversary. Since incorporating in June 2006, MBI “has experienced rapid growth as it delivers on its mission to fill unmet pest management needs in agriculture and water resource management,” a news release said. Over […]
Casa Verde Designs is in the process of moving from its tucked-away spot at 424 F St., Suite B, to a space in the newly redeveloped Fifth Street Crossing, across from Dairy Queen. It closed last week and should reopen in mid-August. The green design showroom is a partnership with Nancy Morrow of Casa Verde, […]
A new Asian fusion restaurant Open Rice Kitchen has a lease for the former nestware spot at 204 G St. (The housewares and gift store moved earlier this year to 207-B in the E Street Plaza.) Calvin Liu, a UC Davis graduate, and co-owner Corman Yu, both of Sacramento, want to create a “comfort food” […]
Two businesses in the Oakshade Town Center in South Davis recently closed. PureBeauty and Quizno’s sandwiches closed this month. The PureBeauty store in The Marketplace in North Davis remains open. Esthetician Jennifer Wendt, and hair stylists Janet Hayden and Peter Sanchez moved to The Marketplace. For information, call (530) 757-1082.
Stone Soup Catering and To Go has plans to open an eatery in Let Them Eat Cake’s former spot at 423 L St., Suite B. (The cupcake bakery moved to 310 C St.). Office manager Jessica Cox said the owners are shooting for an Oct. 1 debut. The shop is not affiliated with Stones Catering, […]
Just KIDding, the resale children’s store at 213 F St. in E Street Plaza, also closed this month.