Ullrich Delevati, CPAs, adds senior accountant

Ullrich Delevati, CPAs, with offices in Woodland and West Sacramento, announces the addition of Lisa Martinez, certified public accountant, as a senior accountant. In her role, she will prepare business and individual income-tax returns and perform accounting services to include financial statement preparation. Martinez has prior experience in managing a variety of tax, accounting and […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Novozymes, Cargill continue bio-acrylic acid partnership as BASF exits

Chemical company BASF has decided to exit the current collaboration with Novozymes and Cargill to develop a bio-based process for producing 3-hydroxypropionic (3-HP) — used in the industrial production of various chemicals — and acrylic acid from renewable raw materials. Novozymes’ bio-acrylic research is done at its Davis facility, 1445 Drew Ave. in South Davis. Germany-based […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Edward Jones rated No. 1 in brokerage investor statements

The financial-services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 1 in a recent evaluation of brokerage client statements by DALBAR. This ranking was part of DALBAR’s 17th annual 2014 Trends and Best Practices in Investor Statements report. DALBAR develops standards for, and provides research, ratings and rankings of intangible factors to, the financial-services industry. DALBAR’s report evaluates […]

February 08, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Personal Shopper: Help them cobble it back together

I recently lost my wallet. After retracing my steps, digging through garbage and calling the police, it was recovered in a nonsensical spot, right out in the open and just where I’d left it. Relieved, I couldn’t help but remember a time years ago when a bump on the head (and eight staples later) made events […]

February 08, 2015 | Posted in Columns | Tagged ,

Doby Fleeman: Toward a more perfect Davis

Today, are we prepared to articulate what might make it a more perfect Davis? Do we have the programs we need — are there improvements we could imagine? Looking back over a decade of relatively stagnant growth, will we have an ongoing revenue model that will continue to keep pace with rising costs and growing demands […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 2509 Anza Ave.     $650,000 429 Avocet Ave.     920,000 Davis (95618) 5636 Tufts St.    $850,000 Woodland (95695) 46 Antelope St.     $200,000 1512 Columbia Dr.    373,000 905 Fairview Dr.     500,000 Woodland (95776) 1017 Morris Cir.     $270,000 West Sacramento (95691) 833 Marigold St.     $225,000 1317 Danbury […]

February 08, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Davis man focusing on cannabidiol business

Recent studies suggest that a compound found in cannabis may have a number of important medical applications, particularly for epilepsy and cancer. And a Davis man has plans to make it more affordable to the public. Clint Crary has spent the past six months working to establish two companies — USCBD and Rhya Pharms — which are […]

January 25, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Marrone Bio’s Regalia approved for new uses in Canada

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. of Davis reported last week that its Regalia Maxx biofungicide has received approval for new uses in Canada. The product is a plant extract-based advanced biofungicide that activates plants’ natural defenses to boost plant vigor, combat fungal and bacterial diseases, and enhance yield potential. The recently approved new uses for Regalia […]

January 25, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Rob White: How innovation can help ‘renew Davis’

Recently, Mayor Dan Wolk presented to the Davis Chamber of Commerce five activities that he says will help to “renew Davis.” These include an increased emphasis on economic development, improving and rehabilitating our infrastructure, a focus on clean energy, support for healthy families and involvement in local and regional partnerships. Under the topic of economic […]

January 25, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Car Care: Tips to make the daily drive easier for commuters

Special to The Enterprise It’s a tough job driving to work – just ask the millions of Americans who commute every day. The average commute takes 25.5 minutes one way, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. However, 10.8 million people drive an hour or more to work each way. Some have it worse: approximately 1.7 […]

January 23, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Car Care: Defeat drowsy driving dangers: Tips for staying awake at the wheel

Special to The Enterprise One in five fatal accidents in America involves a drowsy driver, according to a recent report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Unfortunately, driving while fatigued is common in today’s business world. Yet the consequences of driving when you’re tired can be tragic. “Drowsiness is similar to alcohol in how […]

January 23, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Toyota’s lowest-priced car gets spruced up

The Associated Press Toyota’s lowest-priced car, the Yaris, is restyled inside and out for 2015, has an improved ride and adds new standard features — all for a starting retail price of less than $16,000. The Yaris, available as three-door and five-door hatchbacks, continues to rank among the top 10 gasoline-powered, non-hybrid cars in fuel […]

January 23, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

US Cryotherapy management company receives $400,000 in state tax credit allocations

The Governor’s Office of Business and Development approved about $31 million in tax breaks for businesses that agreed to either come to California or remain and grow in the state. Remark Enterprises LLC, the management company for US Cryotherapy, a cold-based treatment that opened a center in Davis last year, will receive $400,000 in tax credit […]

January 18, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Like a good neighbor, Dave Scheiber is on your TV

Davis resident Dave Scheiber felt like a Hollywood star for three days this past September. And although Scheiber’s brush with fame wasn’t quite on par with, say, Tom Cruise’s, he said in regard to having a trailer on the lot, going to wardrobe and indulging in catered food at the set, “that all came true,” […]

January 18, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,