Davis Beer Shoppe, 211 G St., opened Saturday, March 19. The beer-tasting bar offers brews — from the tap or bottle — to consume there or bring home.
A new fitness studio opened March 10 at 630 Peña Drive, Suite 500. FIT House specializes “in individual, small group and athletic team training” and provides “classes that range from Boot Camp to Barre FIT.” Davis residents and co-owners Jennifer Miramontes and Lisa Yackzan Herrington are “passionate trainers” who have worked throughout California, a news […]
Rostini Italian Kitchen opened March 14 in the former Strings spot in The Marketplace. It’s a “fast-casual Italian restaurant, featuring pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, and chickens prepared in the stone oven,” its Facebook page says.
Polly Felan moved her Orchid Skin Spa to 509 Fourth St., in the Natural Touch building, in October. She offers massage, facials, body treatments and full body waxing. Call or text to (916) 904-2346.
You may have read that the university plans to open one of the largest downtown Davis retail stores “in quite some time” with its new UC Davis Store, coming this spring. UCD has leased a 4,600-square-foot retail space on the southwest corner of Second and F streets, next to the Varsity Theatre. It will be […]
The Davis Chamber of Commerce plans a membership lunch from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. All reservations must be made and prepaid by noon Friday, April 1. The cost is $18 for members and $25 for nonmembers. For more information, call […]
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. is looking for energetic and friendly people to work at the Woodland restaurant set to open in late April in the Gateway shopping center at County Road 102 and Interstate 5. A news release said the restaurant plans to hire more than 90 people. Applicants must be at least 18 […]
Yolo Federal Credit Union will present a free workshop about credit from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at 815 Harbor Blvd. in West Sacramento. Guest speaker Susan Hackett of Experian will provide educational materials on how to understand your credit and its long-term effects. Participants will learn what factors contribute to your overall score and […]
The Association of Fundraising Professionals will honor Safeway Inc. as the year’s most exemplary philanthropic company with the 2011 Freeman Philanthropic Services Award for Outstanding Corporation, the association announced. Safeway has two stores in Davis, at 1431 W. Covell Blvd. in the Marketplace shopping center and at 212 Cowell Blvd. in the Oakshade Town Center. […]
In an old-style movie serial, this would be a dire episode: Davis’ increasingly woebegone protagonists, stranded in a desert wasteland bereft of entertainment options, have watched as all but a single small oasis of video rentals have turned to dust and blown away. Happily, this old-style movie serial’s next chapter introduces both a new hero […]
Gasoline-electric hybrid versions of BMW’s big, 2011 BMW 7-Series sedans come with the federal government’s lowest fuel economy rating of all regular-production hybrids. But the 750i and 750iL ActiveHybrids are the quickest hybrid luxury sedans in showrooms, jetting from 0 to 60 miles an hour in a sports car-like 4.7 seconds. They’re also the only […]
Davis-based Schilling Robotics LLC, experts in subsea systems, has received a 2011 Spotlight on New Technology Award from the Offshore Technology Conference for its new Heavy-Duty Remotely Operated Vehicle. The honor, which recognizes innovative technologies that significantly impact offshore exploration and production, was awarded to Schilling for the HD’s technological advancements, a news release said. […]
Shanda Odell of Woodland has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring “more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods,” a news release said. As an independent business owner, Odell offers samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. All of Tastefully Simple’s products are open-and-enjoy or […]
Plum Healthcare will soon acquire Horizon West Healthcare, which operates Sierra Health Care in Davis. The acquisition is subject to the approval of the state Department of Public Health, expected in late April or May. Horizon West is a privately owned company with 27 Medicare rehabilitation and skilled nursing homes, four assisted living communities and […]