Kia Optima becomes a serious alternative

Looking for an affordable mid-size family sedan, most people would head out to their Toyota or Honda dealers. The Camry and Accord have been the standards of the class for years. Yes, there are other alternatives, from Nissan to Volkswagen, but now there is another serious contender — Kia’s Optima. Before thinking that a Kia […]

Friday is grand reopening for Steve’s

Original Steve’s Pizza, Pasta and Sandwiches will host its grand reopening and Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting on Friday, May 6, at its pizzeria at 314 F St. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with ribbon cutting by Davis Chamber of Commerce board officials. Vintage will provide live music from 7 to 9 p.m. There will […]

Jacksonfly to reopen soon in new spot

The consignment store Jacksonfly is set to reopen as soon as this weekend at 820 Fourth St. It closed in late January at its former downtown spot behind Peet’s Coffee & Tea. “Jacksonfly is your source in Davis, California, for new, used and vintage clothing. We offer our customers the lowest prices on the finest […]

Purves Insurance will donate to local PTAs

Purves & Associates Insurance Agency has announced the launch of a new campaign to donate to Davis school Parent Teacher Associations. Purves & Associates, the only family-owned independent insurance agency in Davis, is seeking to write more home, auto and umbrella insurance policies. For each new policy written, Purves & Associates will donate $50 to […]

Volvo fans meet May 15 in Davis

Volvo enthusiasts from throughout Northern California will bring their cars to Davis’ Central Park Pavilion on Sunday, May 15, for their 13th annual car show and club meeting. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featured will be rare and original Volvo cars from the 1950s onward, including 544s, 1800s, 120s and […]

First Northern Bank offers down payment assistance

First Northern Bank has received $300,000 from the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco’s home ownership set-aside program for very low- to moderate-income households, called the Workforce Initiative Subsidy for Homeownership Program. Through participating member financial institutions like First Northern, the WISH Program provides up to $15,000 per household, matching up to $3 for […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 541 A St.     $455,000 Davis (95618) 1712 Fremont Ct., 3     $155,000 1459 Farragut Cir.     370,000 3407 Laguna Ave.     435,000 Woodland (95695) 323 Mariposa St.     $94,458 120 Cottonwood St.     109,049 1001 Shiloh Ct.     135,300 1618 […]

New, casual outlet for Sudwerk

Sudwerk Restaurant & Brewery has opened a Dock Store in the northeast corner of its parking lot. There, it serves four specialty brews, and sells and refills growler containers for taking home. The outlet is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 1 to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Hours will be extended once […]

Our House shooting for June 1 opening

A mid-April Facebook post from Our House, which replaces Aioli at 808 Second St., said, “Painting is done, tables and chairs just arrived, bar is looking great and the kitchen is coming together! Next — lighting, back bar, menu development and more! “ The target date to open is June 1, a source confirmed today. […]

Suite E closes its doors

The dress rental shop Suite E closed late last month. It had recently moved next to Peet’s Coffee & Tea at 231 E St. “After nine months, we are sorry to say that Suite E will be closing,” Co-founder Michelle Fisher wrote in an e-mail last month. The spot has temporary occupants this weekend as […]

Brewery opens Dock Store

Sudwerk Restaurant & Brewery has opened a Dock Store in the northeast corner of its parking lot. There, it serves four specialty brews, and sells and refills growler containers for taking home. The outlet is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 1 to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Hours will be extended once […]

Midtown vet hosting grand opening

Midtown Animal Clinic will host a grand opening for its new building from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5. Clients and community members are invited to stop by and check it out, Dr. Cliff Gravem said. The new building opened Jan. 17 at 525 Rowe Place, on the site of its former parking […]

Jazzy wine bar making progress

The long-awaited Vini Wine Bar at 611 Second St. is “still a few weeks out, but much closer to reaching the finish line,” according to an April Facebook post. The bar will feature an Enomatic wine preservation vending machine, offering self-serve tastes of some 88 wines with the swipe of a prepaid card. The décor […]