Personal Shopper: Tap Sudwerk’s Dock Store for a real hop

“Comings & Goings” columnist Wendy Weitzel has more than 1,000 Facebook likes. That’s at least 1,000 more than I have. My envy is unrestrained. What’s worse is the solid following she enjoys on her personal page. It’s not uncommon to see a news feed full of Wendy enjoying her double life as a beer enthusiast, […]

Potholes Can Put a Hole in Your Wallet

Don’t look now, but you’re probably about to hit another pothole. This year’s brutal winter weather has resulted in an unprecedented number of potholes appearing on roads and highways across the country, causing considerable damage and unexpected, costly repairs for car owners. “No matter where you drive these days, there’s a pothole epidemic and as […]

Discover a Better Ride on Wet Roads

Bald or poorly maintained tires won’t get you very far when it comes to driving on slippery roadways. With improper equipment and maintenance, slick surfaces from rain storms are a major threat to safety on the road. Take control by following this advice on ways to prepare yourself and your vehicle for possible wet weather. […]

Paint store coming to South Davis

A Kelly Moore Paints store is coming to the former Denny’s space at 4120 Chiles Road, next to Days Inn. The site has been vacant for some time. Caffé Italia’s owners planned to move their restaurant there at one time, but plans fell through. After Denny’s, the space was an Abe’s Café & Grill and […]

New Hanlees shines bright light on Toyota

From humble beginnings — when the late Bob Alexander ran his car dealership from a Quonset hut on Olive Drive in the 1960s — Toyota has been a mainstay of the Davis automobile colony. Now, Hanlees Toyota looks to the future as its new, 45,000-square-foot facility at 4202 Chiles Road unveils an expanded service center, a […]

Nominees sought for Streng Business of the Year Award

The Davis Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations from individuals, service organizations and businesses for the 19th annual Davis Chamber of Commerce-Bill Streng Business of the Year Award. The award recognizes members of the business community who exemplify qualities of excellence, service, innovation and creativity in business, industry or the community. Eligible candidates include businesses, […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 1578 Drake Dr.     $255,000 2048 Alta Loma St.     259,500 3114 Woods Cir.     290,000 531 Hudson Ct.     327,000 631 E St.     450,000 1308 B St.     479,000 611 Lessley Pl.     500,000 1504 Portola St.     632,000 602 C St.   […]

Target tech chief resigns as it overhauls security

By Anne D’Innocenzio NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. chief information officer Beth Jacob resigned Wednesday as the retailer overhauls its information security and compliance division in the wake of a massive pre-Christmas data breach. Target Chairman, President and CEO Gregg Steinhafel said in a statement released to The Associated Press that the company will […]

New bioinsecticide gets green light from EPA

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a Davis bio-based pest management and plant health products company, announced that its Venerate bioinsecticide has received federal registration from the Environmental Protection Agency. The insecticide controls a broad spectrum of pests and will be sold for use on a wide variety of crops. Venerate is the first product from the […]

2 Sutter hospitals are among 100 best in the nation

Sutter Davis Hospital and Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento are two of the nation’s 100 top hospitals as selected by Truven Health Analytics based on their overall organizational performance. The two Sutter hospitals were the only honorees in the Sacramento region; the only other hospital in Northern California to make the list is Shasta Regional […]

Talk stocks at coffee club Tuesday

Carolyn Stiver, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Davis, will host a coffee club at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at her office, 4627 Fermi Place, Suite 130, in Davis. The coffee club is an informal gathering at which she’ll provide an update on the stock market and the economy. Reservations are not necessary; for more information, […]

Dutch Bros. helps leukemia victim, food banks

Coffee lovers in Davis and Woodland can help a local 9-year-old fight leukemia by supporting Shake It For Brooke. Starting Monday and continuing through March 21, Dutch Bros. Coffee stores will donate proceeds from the sale of Dutch Frost shakes to the Beaubier family to aid in Brooke’s treatment. Brooke, the second of four sisters, […]

YCVB elects new board leaders

Reed Youmans, managing partner of the Hallmark Inn in downtown Davis, was elected president of the board of directors for the Yolo County Visitors Bureau. Youmans has been on the board since the bureau’s inception more than 14 years ago and has previously served as president. He replaces Wayne Ginsburg of Woodland, who has been […]

Will Dunkin’ Donuts or a huge hotel fill some Davis holes?

Dunkin’ Donuts announced Wednesday that it’s coming to Davis. Where? It won’t say. The Davis store will be part of a 46-restaurant expansion in the greater Sacramento area. The franchise-based company offers “flexible concepts for any real estate format, including free-standing restaurants, … gas and convenience, travel plazas, universities, as well as other retail environments,” […]