E-books available now at independent bookstores

The Avid Reader welcomes visitors to a free open house at 4 p.m. Sunday to learn about the basics of e-readers and Google eBooks.There will be demonstrations of various e-readers, and visitors can learn how to purchase their first Google eBook from The Avid Reader website. Light refreshments will be served, and three lucky people […]

Comcast launches Internet safety services

Comcast Corp. announced that it has introduced new Internet safety solutions and resources for its Xfinity Internet customers for no additional fee. Timed to coincide with Internet Safety Month, the company’s new desktop application, called the Constant Guard Protection Suite, valued at $360, helps customers secure their personal and financial information from cyber criminals, a […]

Lyon welcomes new Realtor

Realtor Katharine Rush has recently joined Lyon Real Estate’s Woodland office where she works with buyers, sellers and first-time home buyers throughout the Sacramento area. Rush is new to the real estate industry. Before joining Lyon, Rush worked in the education field. Rush earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from UC Riverside.

County real estate sales

Address      Sale Price Davis (95616) 3218 Morro Bay Ave. $299,500 651 Arthur St. 447,000 1633 Hampton Dr. 617,500 Davis (95618) 1806 Birch Ln. $310,000 2962 Audubon Cir. 518,000 Woodland (95695) 880 Lexington Way $197,000 900 Notre Dame Dr. 250,000 Woodland (95776) 1075 Leake Cir. $172,283 1879 Gable Dr. 189,800 2575 Allen Cir. 247,000 […]

Yolo Federal hosts business loan workshop

Yolo Federal Credit Union will present a free workshop, “Securing a Business Loan,” from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, at 2171 Cowell Blvd., Davis. The session will include guest speakers from the Small Business Development Center and Small Business Administration. Seating is limited. To RSVP for this workshop, contact the Yolo Federal workshop […]

Morse Remodeling open house set Sunday

Morse Remodeling plans an open house from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at its showroom, 2860 W. Covell Blvd., Suite 3, in West Davis. Area residents who are thinking about updating a kitchen or renovating a bathroom are welcome to drop in during this time to talk with Morse’s professional remodeling team, including its award-winning […]

Chamber mixer to highlight local foods

In an effort to show that good health starts with farm-fresh food, Sutter Davis Hospital, the Davis Farmers Market and the Davis Farm to School Program have teamed up to present the Davis Chamber of Commerce mixer on Thursday. The mixer runs from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the meditation garden at Sutter Davis Hospital, […]

Travis Credit Union offers teen financial boot camp

Teens can sign up for a free, half-day boot camp to learn about making financial decisions to get the things they want like a car or new cell phone, save money for college and not go deep into debt. The boot camp will be offered twice — from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 29 […]

Region’s residents donate less than national average

Residents in the four-county greater Sacramento region, give less to charitable organizations than the national average, according to a study commissioned by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation and the Nonprofit Resource Center. While 67 percent of national households give to charity, just 62  percent of households in the Sacramento region — El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento […]

Hallmark Inn unveils mobile phone site, app

The Hallmark Inn in Davis has launched a new mobile phone site and application, available for free downloading through iTunes. With the app, users can view specials, make reservations, get directions or contact the hotel. The new app complements Hallmark Inn’s website, www.hallmarkinn.com, as well as its presence on Facebook. The mobile application and fan […]

Senior Emergency Kits offered for free

A local senior care company is providing a free kit to help adult children prepare for emergencies involving their aging parents. Research conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care network has revealed that many grown children don’t know all they should about their older adults’ medical histories. That’s why the agency has worked with Humana Points […]

Pascoe attains Million Dollar Round Table membership

Outstanding client service, ethics and professionalism have helped Stewart Pascoe of Prudential’s Pacific Financial Agency in Woodland to achieve membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table, a top association of financial professionals. Attaining membership in MDRT is a distinguishing career milestone achieved by less than 1 percent of the world’s life insurance and financial services professionals, a news release said. […]

City presents ‘ADA for Businesses’ workshop

“ADA for Business: 101,” a workshop presented by the city of Davis on Wednesday, will provide an overview of basic Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for businesses from an expert in the field. The session will run from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Community Chambers at City Hall, 23 Russell Blvd., Davis. Mark Wood, city of […]

Yolo Federal working toward LEED certification for new branch

Yolo Federal Credit Union has announced that it aims to achieve LEED certification for its new branch under construction at 501 G St. The credit union plans to incorporate an array of sustainable building features to meet this goal. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is an internationally-recognized green building certification system developed by the […]