Celebrate wine at Rominger West’s Tailwind party

Rominger West Winery will host a party to celebrate its new Tailwind wine from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the winery, 4602 Second St. in Davis. Local residents are invited to enjoy tastings of the Tailwind wines; hear upbeat jazz and funk music by the Urban Sherpas, a local band; munch on […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale price Davis (95616) 70 College Park     $184,000 2002 Alta Loma St.     198,000 103 Huerta Pl.     270,000 873 Lake Terrace Cir.     451,000 610 Buchanan St.     559,000 Davis (95618) 1901 Donner Ave., 4     $145,000 2433 Albany Ave.     360,000 3715 […]

Input sought for Arboretum, downtown

The Davis Downtown Business Association will hold its monthly Brown Bag Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, in the River City Bank conference room, 239 E St. Emily Griswold, assistant director of horticulture at the UC Davis Arboretum, will discuss plans for the UCD Arboretum City Arts GATEway. Officials are exploring options […]

Pole dancing, pot, Paesanos and Parent Place

A pole-dancing studio opened late last month at 213 E St., Suite E, in the alley spot that was last occupied by Suite E, a dress-rental shop. Davis Pole Dance Studio is targeted as a fitness studio to teach women the techniques. It charges a monthly membership fee, with steep discounts to attract college students. […]

Mother & Baby Source is true to its name

They say motherhood comes naturally to all. That’s like saying withholding opinions is easy for Davisites. It’s simply untrue. Take me, for example: Had it not been for a new mothers’ group, I’d still be dumbstruck by the basics: It was there I learned how to diaper, hold, feed, play and pretty much everything else […]

Honda Odyssey Touring Elite

People tend to treat buying minivans like going to the dentist, something to do because they have to. A large SUV looks rugged and tough, rather than sensible and family-oriented. But a good minivan is actually a much better alternative. “A minivan is tough to beat when it comes to carting your kids around or […]

Mutual Housing receives NeighborWorks grant

NeighborWorks America recently gave $464,985 in funding to the Sacramento-Yolo Mutual Housing Association. The grants will help support Mutual Housing’s housing by developing new, sustainable communities for diverse households as well as upgrading older multi-family housing to make it greener and more energy-efficient. Of this money, $329,485 was a capital grant for programs and services, […]

MBI honored for water technology

Marrone Bio Innovations has been selected by the Artemis Project as a winner in the Top 50 Water Companies Competition in recognition of its product Zequanox. Zequanox is a natural product for the control of invasive zebra and quagga mussels that are multiplying in freshwater lakes and rivers throughout North America and Europe. It is […]

Davis’ first medical marijuana clinic opens downtown

Locals were surprised by the soft opening of a medical marijuana consultation clinic in downtown Davis over the weekend. Company president Steve Maki said 420 Relief, at 231 E St., Suite 3, can issue medical marijuana cards, but is not a dispensary. Marijuana dispensaries are illegal in Davis under city ordinance. As a consultation clinic, however, 420 […]

Woodland Healthcare gets heart attack accreditation

Woodland Healthcare has received Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, an international organization dedicated to eliminating heart disease as the number one cause of death worldwide. Hospitals that have received SCPC accreditation have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart […]

Three new agents join Lyon Real Estate

Realtors Grant Oerding and Darren Soares recently joined Lyon Real Estate’s Davis office. Oerding has worked in the real estate industry for 12 years. Prior to joining Lyon, Oerding worked as a real estate agent and as a broker at Alexander Grant Investments starting in 2005. He earned his bachelor’s degree in international relations with an emphasis […]

Food Co-op extends voting deadline

The Davis Food Co-op has extended the deadline for voting in the annual election until Friday, June 10. General Manager Eric Stromberg announced the extension in response to a typographical error in the materials sent to shareholders in good standing. The error is in line 15 of Section B of the proposed amendment to the […]

Local public relations firm wins awards

Davis-based firm Me Communications has received four public relations awards at the 2011 International Association of Business Communicators’ Crystal awards ceremony in Sacramento. “We’ve had an amazing first year in business,” co-owner Bill Bradley said. “Our clients have been phenomenal and have allowed us to create stellar programs that make a difference to the people […]

El Macero hires new executive chef

Rachael Levine has been hired as the new executive chef at El Macero Country Club. “Rachael is bringing a unique edge to our culinary team,” said Steven Backman, general manager of El Macero Country Club. “Some may recognize her name, as she has been in the food and wine industry in the Sacramento region for […]