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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 […]

Gym to make leap; Oshio Café closes

Davis Diamonds Gymnastics is getting ready for its big move. With construction still underway on its new gym in South Davis, it’s closing the week of Thanksgiving, with hopes of opening at the new location in January. The owners are asking volunteers to help Thanksgiving week, Monday through Wednesday, and Friday through Sunday. The new […]

Dos Coyotes expands, plans 25 franchises in Southern California

Almost 25 years ago, Bobby Coyote moved to Davis from Los Angeles and opened Dos Coyotes Border Cafe, a Southwest-inspired fusion restaurant with an “L.A. edge.” Now his path has come full circle: With the i’s dotted and t’s crossed, Dos Coyotes announced a deal to open up 25 franchise operations in Southern California over […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 2143 Bella Casa St.     $309,000 3180 Woods Cir.     325,500 1500 Drexel Dr.     407,000 325 E 8th St. 1     421,500 1211 Spruce Ln.     422,000 1003 L St.     460,000 Davis (95618) 2410 Loyola Dr.     409,000 2433 Whittier Dr.     433,500 2970 Layton Dr.     495,000 […]

Downtown sponsors holiday window-decorating contest

Davis Downtown invites businesses with storefront windows to light up the holidays and enter the annual window-decorating contest. This is a free promotional opportunity for businesses. Davis Downtown will coordinate the contest and promote the participants before, during and after the contest. To participate, businesses should sign up online by Sunday, Nov. 16, at http://davisdowntown.com/2014-window-contest-entry. Decorations need […]

Wall Street caps a wild month with a rally

NEW YORK (AP) — For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October. Stocks started the month modestly below a record high, only to cascade to their worst slump in two years. But after flirting with a correction, or a 10 percent drop, the U.S. market rebounded and closed at all-time highs on […]

Workshop examines health insurance

The Davis Chamber of Commerce will host a “Seminar for Success” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Yolo Federal Credit Union, 501 G St. in downtown Davis. The presentation and question-and-answer session will deliver into individual health insurance options for employees of small businesses that are not enrolled with the Covered California […]

Hospitals get top rating for safety

All five hospitals that serve Davis — Sutter Davis Hospital, Woodland Memorial Hospital, UC Davis Medical Center and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in Vacaville and South Sacramento — were honored with “A” grades on The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score for their overall capacity to keep patients safe from preventable harm. Compiled under the guidance of […]

Marrone honored for strategic vision

Pam Marrone, founder and CEO of Marrone Bio Innovations in Davis, has received a 2014 Agrow Award for “Best Manager with Strategic Vision.” Marrone was honored at the Agrow Awards’ 2014 ceremony and dinner Wednesday in Amsterdam. The inaugural “Best Manager with Strategic Vision” award recognizes a manager who, through a strategic initiative, was able to […]

Smith promoted at First Northern Bank

Jeremiah Z. Smith has been promoted to the position of senior executive vice president/chief operating officer and chief financial officer of First Northern Bank, effective Oct. 15. Smith is responsible for bankwide branch and deposit operations, financial operating results, information security, oversight of the human resources function, and regulatory compliance. He also will be a voting member […]

Ahrens joins MBI as VP for sales

Davis-based Marrone Bio Innovations has hired Brian Ahrens as vice president of sales. In this role, Ahrens will be responsible for driving U.S. and international sales of MBI’s bio-based pest management and plant health products to growers through distributors and retailers of agriculture products. “There are significant domestic and international growth opportunities for our bio-based agricultural solutions as more growers […]

Workshop examines retirement fund options

Travis Credit Union will offer a free seminar on “Understanding Your Rollover Options” from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the credit union’s community room, One Travis Way in Vacaville. Presenter Tom Kelly from Pacific Life, regional vice president of annuities and mutual funds, will discuss how to understand your retirement fund rollover […]

Rob White: Years of groundwork laid for citywide innovation strategy

There has been decades of public discussion regarding the need for peripheral research park locations, including assessments conducted in the late 1990s during the city’s General Plan update process. As Davis approached the end of the last decade, the lack of available commercial land for growth of our technology and research companies prompted the City Council to […]

Big, capable luxury defines Yukon

The Associated Press The full-size, 2015 GMC Yukon Denali is a no-excuses sport utility vehicle that’s both capable and pampering. The fuel-thirsty SUV — updated this year with more luxury features, a more powerful engine and new styling — also is well-timed, as declining U.S. gasoline prices reached a four-year low. With a towing capacity […]

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