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Bridge Partners Buys Seville at Mace Ranch Apartments

Seville at Mace Ranch Apartments has been sold for $18.25 million to Bridge Partners, a San Francisco-area real estate private equity investment firm. The sale was announced July 2 by ARA Real Estate Investment Services, which served as the transaction’s exclusive adviser. Seville at Mace Ranch Apartments, 4501 Alhambra Drive, was built in 2001. The […]

Comings and Goings: Wake park makes you forget you’re in Woodland

Taking my teenage boys to Velocity Island Park on its opening day only for a photo opportunity was like showing my dog the tennis ball without throwing it. Instead of appreciation, there was frustration — and possibly some drooling. Velocity Island Park, a wakeboarding park with cable pulleys, opened on Thursday. It’s at the former Dubach […]

Land Rover is updated for fuel efficiency

Land Rover’s capable and rugged LR4 mid-size sport utility vehicle is more fuel-efficient for 2014 and has refreshed exterior front styling and new standard features such as rear-view camera. But thankfully, the upper-crust ambience of this Brtitish-built, well-stocked, middle-range SUV in Land Rover’s lineup remains. The base LR4 still comes with its iconic and dated […]

West Yost Associates acquires Sebastopol-based firm

West Yost Associates, a Davis-based civil and environmental engineering consulting firm, recently announced its acquisition of the Sebastopol-based Environment, Community & Opportunity Network (ECON). ECON has worked with numerous cities and other government agencies, as well as private corporations, on redevelopment, capital improvement and water resource projects. “We’ve worked together for a long time,” said Diane […]

Zequanox approved for invasive mussel control in open water

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Marrone Bio Innovations’ Zequanox for open-water use to combat invasive zebra and quagga mussels in lakes, rivers, recreation areas and other open bodies of water. Zequanox, the industry’s only selective and environmentally compatible molluscicide, was first approved by the EPA in 2012 for mussel control in enclosed systems […]

Sudwerk logs most craft lager medals at California State Fair

Sudwerk Brewing Co. is one of the most decorated breweries at the 2014 California State Fair, earning more combined medals in lager categories than any of its competitors. For the second year in a row, Sudwerk was among the top five breweries in the state for numbers of medals earned in the California State Fair […]

New CEO takes over at St. John’s Retirement Village

Residents and staff are welcoming Therese Brown as the new CEO of St. John’s Retirement Village in Woodland. Brown succeeds John Pritchard, who retired earlier this year. Brown comes from The Samarkand, a continuing care retirement community in Santa Barbara, where she was the assisted living director. She has been in the aging services field for […]

Meet new Atria director at garden reception

The residents and staff of Atria Covell Gardens, a Davis retirement community, invite local residents to come meet Richard Ensley, the facility’s new executive director. A decorated veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Ensley takes the reins at Covell Gardens after many years in hospitality management and education. Cocktails and light appetizers will be served on […]

Car Care: Four Out of 10 Drivers Don’t Know this Dashboard Warning Could Save Lives

When it comes to tire pressure safety, many drivers fall flat in connecting this all-important safety concern with the dashboard icon that could alert them to a problem, a new national survey shows. With an estimated 245 million cars and light trucks on U.S. roadways, driver safety concerns are top-of-mind among consumers. In fact, 95 […]

Little Prague bids farewell; Pizza, subs to fill Dimple

After 22 years, Little Prague Bohemian Restaurant will serve its last meals Sunday. The Farmer’s Wife Bakery portion of the business will close as well. Old Soul Co. is leasing the restaurant, courtyard and bar at 330 G St. Little Prague will offer brunch Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 4 to […]

Ford wrings mileage out of three-cylinder Fiesta

The Associated Press There’s a new little secret under the hoods of some 2014 Ford Fiesta small cars. Added as an optional selection for Fiesta buyers during the model year, a new three-cylinder gasoline engine is so fuel-thrifty, it makes the Fiesta the top gasoline-powered 2014 sedan in fuel mileage in the United States. In […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 309 Hidalgo Pl.     $465,000 1011 F St.     565,000 920 Villanova Dr.     570,000 425 Norte Ave.     690,000 410 Cabrillo Ave.     703,000 2503 Anza Ave.     740,000 1819 Glenn Pl.     751,000 2302 Goldberry Ln.     811,000 737 Eureka Ave.     1,015,000 Davis […]

Styles For Less, Old Soul plans revealed

What’s going in near Target? That’s Comings & Goings’ most frequently asked question. And I finally have some news. The management company said leases were just finalized for a Styles For Less and Verizon Wireless. And there are more announcements ahead, said Warren Hughes, asset manager for Buzz Oates Management Services. “We are also working […]

The Cannery designers garner top awards

Robert Hidey Architects, which already has several Gold Nugget Awards to its credit from this 51-year-old design competition, picked up two Grand Awards and two Merit Awards on June 26 at the ceremony in San Francisco. The Irvine-based firm redefines residential living by infusing technology, creativity and history into community design. As a member of […]

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