Tasty foods, warehouse tours available at open house

Z Specialty Food will host its fifth annual holiday open houses on Sunday, Nov. 23, and Saturday, Dec. 13. The family-owned company — led by Josh Zeldner, Ishai Zeldner and Amina Harris — is celebrating a warehouse expansion as it enters its 36th year in business. The open houses will run from 11 a.m. to […]

Rob White: If we build it, will they come?

As the Davis community has been assessing and analyzing the concept of research parks for the past several decades, one potential issue that is frequently raised is, will there be companies that will fill the spaces? Though it is impossible to know for sure what will happen, recent information from the San Francisco Bay Area […]

Stiver hosts a holiday open house

Carolyn Stiver, a local financial adviser for the financial services firm Edward Jones, invites community members to a Thanksgiving open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 4627 Fermi Place Suite 130, in Davis. Appetizers will be served. Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors, helping them fulfill their personal goals, from college […]

Personal Shopper: Splurge and purge, at Boheme

Sometimes impulses get the best of me. Small and large splurges form the mixed bag of foundations that define my life. Just one of the reasons I no longer belong to Costco. After a recent Saturday Farmers Market, my husband, Peter, and I had a little time on our hands. This is usually how it […]

Sutter Davis Hospital Foundation welcomes new board members

The Sutter Davis Hospital Foundation has announced the addition of several new community members to its board of trustees. “Our new board members bring enthusiasm to our philanthropic mission,” said Jennifer Maher, CEO of Sutter Davis Hospital. “We are excited to lean on their expertise as Sutter Davis Hospital enters a new chapter of leadership.” […]

Davis burger joint comes to a grinding halt

If you’re craving a Judy’s Grinder burger, you’ll have to head to Woodland. The Davis restaurant closed earlier this month, after exactly a year in business. A sign on the front door at 213 E St. referred customers to the original Judy’s at 286 W. Main St. in Woodland. The Davis space has been a […]

Kia’s ‘Soulful’ first electric car

The Associated Press Finally, there is an all-electric car for people who thought they would never want one. The 2015 Kia Soul EV is a normal-looking Soul with a useful travel range of nearly 100 miles on a single charge, stable ride and handling, generous and flexible cargo space, comfortable seating and fast-charge capability. 2015 […]

Dow ekes out gain

NEW YORK (AP) — An encouraging report on hiring barely fazed the stock market Friday, leaving indexes with the slightest of gains. For investors, good is no longer good enough. The Labor Department said that U.S. employers added 214,000 jobs to their payrolls in October. That knocked the unemployment rate down to 5.8 percent, the […]

Budget Masters meet in Davis

Join Budget Masters and learn how to manage your monthly budget and achieve your financial goals. Monthly meetings are the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 6:45 p.m.. The next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 11,  at 200 B Street, Suite G, in Davis. Register at the meeting or call (530) 758-6230

Car Care: Teenager danger – 5 rules for young drivers

If you’re feeling nervous about handing the car keys to your teenager for the first time, you’re not alone. It’s a common sentiment given some sobering statistics. According to teendriversource.org, 20 percent of all 16-year-old drivers will be involved in an accident during their first year behind the wheel.  But there are some things you […]

Car Care: Seniors willing to discuss driving abilities

There are currently more than 23 million licensed drivers aged 70 and older, and with baby boomers beginning to reach 70 years of age, the number of seniors on the road will rise steadily over the next two decades. A new survey released by Liberty Mutual Insurance finds that the majority of senior drivers are […]

New appliances come with new homes

Taylor Morrison, the builder of the new Parkview at Spring Lake community in Woodland, is offering a special “move-in ready package” with the purchase of select homes that close escrow by Dec. 31. While there are many good reasons to buy a new home at Parkview before the end of the year, Taylor Morrison is sweetening […]

Rob White: The creative class fuels Davis job growth

One of my favorite authors on topics like economic development and innovation is Richard Florida. His books on the “Creative Class” and its role in shaping the American economy now and in the future paint a very positive picture for Davis, as well as the greater Sacramento region. Florida’s work is quite accessible and relatively easy 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, Nov. 11, 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 […]