FIT House is newest fitness center

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 opens in Marketplace

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.  

Orchid Skin Spa moves

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.  

UC Davis Store coming downtown

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 […]

Chamber plans lunch on April 5

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 seeks workers in Woodland

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 hosts credit workshop

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 […]

Safeway named outstanding philanthropic corporation

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. […]

A new ‘Star’ illuminates the video rental scene

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 […]

Big BMW sedan adds hybrid

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 […]

Schilling Robotics’ ROV earns new technology award

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. […]

Odell becomes consultant with Tastefully Simple

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 to acquire Horizon West Healthcare

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 […]

County real estate sales

Address     Sale Price Davis (95616) 2101 Dinosaur Pl.     $385,500 3497 Oyster Bay Ave.     410,000 717 7th St.     420,000 Davis (95618) 2026 Gaugin Pl.     $232,000 44129 Lakeview Dr.     712,000 1720 Arena Dr.     900,000 Woodland (95695) 933 Pendegast St.     $124,000 12 […]