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Seminar will cover business challenges

“Big Challenges for Growing Businesses” is the top of a seminar set for 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Davis Chamber of Commerce, 604 Third St., Davis. Led by Erika Virdi, financial representative for The Principal Financial Group, the seminar will cover business succession planning; recruiting and retaining key employees; and […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

And the survey says: Success for Davis Chamber

Employing a friendly game of “Family Feud” to share her goals for the coming year, Christina Blackman of the Yolo Federal Credit Union was installed Jan. 25 as chairman of the Davis Chamber of Commerce board of directors. The gala evening attracted a crowd of about 250 businesspeople, political leaders and community members to the UC […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Japanese fondue dips into Davis scene

There’s a “coming soon” sign for Shabu Extreme at the former Judy’s Grinders spot at 213 E St. Shabu shabu (translated “swish swish”) is a Japanese fondue dish, with thinly sliced meat, seafood and vegetables. Customers cook the items in boiling broth at their table. I hope that swishing sound isn’t a revolving door. The location […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Putah Creek Winery launches ‘Give Back Tuesday’

Putah Creek Winery soon will be hosting a fundraiser at its downtown Davis tasting room, 110 F St., Suite D, every Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. The winery joins the 27,000 other partners in 68 countries in the #GivingTuesday movement. This first-of-its-kind effort harnesses the collective power of a blend of partners — charities, families, businesses and […]

February 01, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

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 ,
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