Cohan resigns as DDBA director

After four years as director of the Davis Downtown Business Association, Joy Cohan is resigning, effective July 1. “This came following months of personal introspection about my life journey, what is meaningful to me and my family, and how I can best contribute to my community — all elements of what originally attracted me to […]

Local businesses can lower energy costs

Yolo County has launched a new organization offering no-cost or low-cost energy efficiency measures to local businesses and other qualified organizations. Called “Yolo Energy Watch,” the organization is a partnership between Yolo County, the California Public Utilities Commission and Pacific Gas & Electric. The mission of Yolo Energy Watch is to promote energy efficiency and […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 826 Lake Blvd.     $385,000 705 Boyer Cir.     395,000 816 Eureka Ave.     497,000 Davis (95618) 1512 Manzanita Ln.     $347,000 Woodland (95695) 18216 Harlequin Ct.     $351,000 871 W. Southwood Dr.     487,000 Woodland (95776) 1880 Gable Dr.     […]

Nominate recipients of charity paint project

Brooks Painting Inc. is accepting nominations through Tuesday, May 31, for its annual $10,000 Painting for Charity giveaway. Each year, the business offers up to $10,000 in time and painting services to a local person, family or charitable organization. After the nominations are in, the top five stories will be posted online, and the public […]

From Togo’s to Tacos to Tikka

The Mexican restaurant Tacos & Beer closed April 28, a year to the month after it opened at 715 Second St., the former longtime site for Togo’s sandwiches. But there’s already a replacement in the works: Bombay Dreams Restaurant will serve Indian and Nepalese food. A man I spoke with on Thursday said his family […]

Paesanos pizza on its way?

A Paesanos pizza may be headed to downtown Davis, but company officials are not ready to confirm the location. Business partners Dave Virga and Mark Scribner, who own Uncle Vito’s Slice of New York pizza at Second and F streets, own two Paesanos — in midtown Sacramento and Elk Grove, and are looking to add […]

From Togo’s to Tacos to Tikka

The Mexican restaurant Tacos & Beer closed April 28, a year to the month after it opened at 715 Second St., the former longtime site for Togo’s sandwiches. But there’s already a replacement in the works: Bombay Dreams Restaurant will serve Indian and Nepalese food. A man I spoke with today said his family hopes […]

Learn about employee benefits from Yolo FCU

The Yolo Federal Credit Union will hold a free business workshop titled “Employee Benefits and 401k Plans” from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 18, at 2171 Cowell Blvd. in Davis. The Yolo FCU and a guest speaker from Paychex will teach businesses more about offering affordable benefits to their employees. Seating is limited. To […]

Mix with the Chamber on Thursday

The Davis Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Peak Performance, 2795 Second St. There will be gourmet food catered by Gourmet 2 Go and wine compliments of Turkovich Family Wines. The event will take place in the group exercise studio. For more information, visit http://www.davischamber.com.

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 […]