Raley’s, Bel Air sell Yolobus tickets

Yolobus cash-value tickets are now available for purchase at Raley’s and Bel Air supermarkets in Woodland, allowing riders to purchase tickets beyond the bus service’s normal business hours. Cash-value tickets of $1, $2 and $3 are sold in sheets of 10 and can be purchased for $10, $20 and $30, respectively. In addition to cash-value […]

Comcast launches 100 Mbps high-speed Internet for Calif. businesses

Comcast Corp. now offers its 100 Mbps high-speed Internet service to businesses in California, including Davis. “The 100 Mbps download/10 Mbps upload speed tier is one of the fastest broadband services available in the nation and is ideal for data-intensive businesses that have the need for speed,” a news release said. Comcast Business Class 100 […]

Her Campus online magazine adds UCD

Her Campus online magazine has added a section focused on UC Davis, at http://www.hercampus.com/ucdavis. The magazine, geared toward female college students, features campus news, events, profiles, polls and a spotlight on “Campus Cuties.” The content of Her Campus UC Davis is written by UCD students, and is a supplement to the national content of HerCampus.com […]

Edward Jones ranks 11th for training

Financial services firm Edward Jones once again has been named a top company for training, ranking No. 11 on Training magazine’s 2011 Training Top 125 list. Edward Jones, which has advisers in Davis, has been recognized on the list for 11 years in a row, dating back to the debut of the Training Top 50 […]

Skibbins graduates from executive program

Christi Skibbins, executive director at the Davis Chamber of Commerce, was among 28 Chamber of Commerce executives to graduate Feb. 4 from Academy, a professional development program presented by the Western Association of Chamber Executives. Academy is an interactive three-day (over three years) training program on Chamber management essentials designed for today’s Chamber executives and […]

SBDC offers ed2go online courses

The Small Business Development Center-Greater Sacramento now offers hundreds of courses on just about every topic through a partnership with ed2go. These noncredit courses can be accessed 24 hours a day from anywhere with an Internet connection. The website is http://www.ed2go.com/sbdconline-pro. “Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, you’ll gain valuable knowledge […]

Workshop covers SBA financing options

The U.S. Small Business Administration will offer a free workshop on SBA financing options from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Small Business Development Center-Greater Sacramento, 1410 Ethan Way, Sacramento. This session will cover various SBA loan programs; fundamentals of borrowing; credit, financing options, owner’s injection and collateral requirements; loan restrictions and limitations; and […]

Sacramento airport honored for customer service

Airport Revenue News has named Sacramento International Airport as the nation’s best medium-sized airport for customer service. ARN’s 2011 Best Airport and Concessionaire Awards presented at ARN’s annual Airport Revenue Conference and Exhibition last week in National Harbor, Md. “This award reinforces that we are committed to offering consistent customer service that is second to […]

State provides free completed tax returns for many

Nearly 2 million California taxpayers can check online to see if the state has completed their tax returns for them, the Franchise Tax Board announced. “ReadyReturn provides many taxpayers with a filled-in or completed tax return that is ready for review and immediate filing,” State Controller and FTB Chairman John Chiang said in a news […]

Travis offers ‘Financial First Aid’ seminar

Travis Credit Union will offer a free seminar on managing finances from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Travis Credit Union community room, One Travis Way, Vacaville. To sign up for this workshop, call (707) 449-4000 or (800) 877-8328 by Sunday, March 20. This workshop will help participants get focused on regaining […]

Train ridership spikes as gas prices rise

To avoid pain at the pump, thousands of Northern California travelers ditched their cars to ride Capitol Corridor trains in February. Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority officials announced a 14 percent increase in ridership when comparing February’s ridership to the same period last year. “As gas prices skyrocket, more travelers are riding our trains,” CCJPA […]

Kaiser maintains 4 stars on report card

For the third straight year, Kaiser Permanente is the only health plan in California to earn a four-star rating — the highest possible — for overall quality of care in the Healthcare Quality Report Card from the California Office of the Patient Advocate. The 2011 report card, online at http://www.opa.ca.gov/report_card, provides California consumers with side-by-side […]

Lunchtime Leaders to focus on social media

Stewart Savage of Abaton Consulting will present “Success with Social Media” at Thursday’s meeting of Lunchtime Leaders. Savage will cover the steps business owners can take to use social media as part of their overall business and marketing strategy. “A poorly implemented social media program can become an administrative burden and ultimately impact the success […]

First Northern Bank announces new director

Dixon-based First Northern Bank has announced the appointment of Richard M. Martinez to the board of directors for both the bank and the company, First Northern Community Bancorp. He also will serve on the bank’s Directors Loan Committee. With the addition of Martinez, the number seated on both boards will increase from 10 to 11 […]