Realtor marks first decade with donations

To celebrate her 10th year in real estate, Davis Realtor Heather Barnes pledged to donate 10 percent of her 2014 commissions to charity. And 10 local nonprofits, chosen by her clients, are the beneficiaries. Barnes, an agent with Coldwell Banker Doug Arnold Real Estate, donated a total of $4,014, distributed among these charities: Soroptimist International of […]

Companies announce milestone for water-use-efficient rice

Science developed in Davis may help feed millions of hungry people in Asia. Arcadia Biosciences Inc., a Davis-based ag tech company, and Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Co. Ltd., a seed company in Southeast Asia, have announced a milestone in the development of water-use-efficient rice. Arcadia received a significant but undisclosed payment for this milestone, a news release said. […]

Greiner earns BPI GoldStar Contractor status

Greiner Heating and Air has achieved BPI GoldStar Contractor status to conduct home energy-efficiency upgrades. The designation from the Building Performance Institute verifies that Greiner meets the highest standard of quality and customer service in the home performance industry. Owner Patty Greiner said her company is the first home performance contractor in the Yolo-Solano County area to […]

Edward Jones rates highly for training

Edward Jones ranks No. 17 in its 15th consecutive appearance on Training magazine’s Training Top 125. The financial services firm has been high on the list since its debut in 2001. It moved up seven spots over last year. Edward Jones also was named one of Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For 2014,” […]

Attorneys trained to ease divorce, custody

The Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group announces the formation of a “Yolo Pod,” a group of attorneys, therapists and financial specialists who offer collaborative divorce and family law services as an option for people who have decided to end their marriage or need assistance with other family law matters, including child custody and support. The professional […]

Car Care: School zone safety in the age of distractions

Special to The Enterprise Every school year, busy parents tack on more daily chores to their to-do lists. In addition to packing lunches and getting kids dressed, they also have to make sure last night’s homework was completed. For many families, the morning routine also means getting everyone in the car and on the road […]

Car Care: Drive safely with your newborn by following these tips

Special to The Enterprise Babies change everything. Their arrival means that new parents need to become educated quickly on cribs, strollers and most importantly, child- safety seats and all their rules. And, as federal recommendations on car seats continue to evolve, parents have one more thing to stay on top of. The family car safety […]

Comings and Goings: Tuesday Morning says good night

Sunday is Tuesday Morning’s last morning at the El Macero Shopping Center. It’s closing. Employees at the discount home goods store say plans are to relocate somewhere else in Davis – in 2016. The retailer is at 417 Mace Blvd. ———— Also in the El Macero center, Huku Japanese Bistro is finishing up construction at 4615 […]

Booming SUV market gets new entries

By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Sport utility vehicles are unstoppable — and automakers hope to cash in on the boom with some updated models coming to this year’s Chicago Auto Show. One out of every three new vehicles Americans bought last year was an SUV, according to Kelley Blue Book. SUV […]

Some small businesses in Davis turn to online sales, but majority remain brick-and-mortar

Need help? Are you a small business looking to expand online? Sarah Worley, Davis’ deputy innovation officer, said the city doesn’t have specific programs to assist businesses, but recommended the following resources: * The Capital Region Small Business Development Center: http://capitalregionsbdc.com * SCORE, a national organization that offers free or reduced advice and services for small businesses: https://www.score.org * The UC […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 211 Baja Ave.     $175,000 735 N Campus Way     461,000 1620 Holly Ln.     615,000 Davis (95618) 2204 E 8th St.    $292,000 1814 Baywood Ln.     395,456 Woodland (95776) 1559 Squaw Valley Dr.     $245,000 1968 Ochoa Ct.     267,000 2367 Marston Rd.     464,500 2200 Promenade Dr.   […]

Grilled cheese outlet melts; RadioShack to Sprint

The Melt served its last grilled cheese on Tuesday in Davis Commons. The eatery didn’t have the space to accommodate the chain’s new concept, which included burger melts and chicken melts. Employees told me last month that the company might be looking for another location in town. The store, at 500 First St., opened in […]

Cottages are selling now in Dixon

Model homes are now open at Cottages at Parklane, Brookfield Residential’s new collection of single-family residences in Dixon. The sales office is at 1300 Dartmouth Circle, off Highway 113. The exteriors feature Spanish colonial, Italian country and Craftsman architectural styles, and the floor plans range from 1,742 to 2,164 square feet of living space, up to […]

Talk stocks at Stiver’s coffee club

Carolyn Stiver, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, welcomes community members at a coffee club gathering at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at her office, 4627 Fermi Place, Suite 130, in Davis. The coffee club, held the second Tuesday of each month, is an informal gathering whereby Edward Jones financial advisers provide an update […]