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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 ,

New offices and gyms take root

You may have read Friday about Pollinate Davis, a new co-working space at 508 Second St. Expected to open Feb. 1, it offers a network of offices, conference rooms, work areas and equipment. The environment should encourage collaboration and creativity among entrepreneurs, freelancers and startups, and give a new option for those of us who work […]

January 18, 2015 | Posted in Comings and Goings | Tagged ,

Marrone Bio hires new president and chief operating officer

Marrone Bio Innovations, a Davis-based biotech company, has hired James Iademarco as its new president and chief operating officer. Iademarco will have responsibility for directing operations of the company, including sales, marketing, manufacturing and corporate infrastructure, with a particular focus on driving sustainable revenue growth. “We are very pleased to have an experienced executive join MBI from the agriculture, industrial fermentation […]

January 18, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

UCD grad makes insurance ‘hot 100′ list

A UC Davis graduate has received one of the insurance industry’s highest distinctions. Matthew Hulburt, director of branch operations at Burns & Wilcox Insurance, based in San Francisco, has been named in Insurance Business America magazine’s Hot 100 list for 2015. This annual list recognizes 100 people who have made waves in the insurance industry […]

January 25, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

PollinateDavis will provide office space, networking opportunities for startups and individuals

Continuing the push to foster innovation in Davis, the group behind Jumpstart Davis will open the doors to the city’s first co-working space, Pollinate Davis. Bill Habicht, a pastor at the Davis Community Church, and Michael Bisch and Matt Miller of Davis Commercial Properties, welcomed about 20 people to an open house Wednesday evening at […]

January 16, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Innovation, optimism on display at Detroit auto show

DETROIT (AP) — The mood is exuberant at this year’s North American International Auto Show. Automakers are flush with profits and the show gleams with performance cars, beefy trucks and exciting experiments, from plug-in hybrids to cars carved by a 3-D printer. Here are some key takeaways from the show, which opens to the public […]

January 16, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 2444 Sycamore Ln. 8     $255,000 909 Alvarado Ave. 28     321,000 1817 Pomona Dr.     450,000 316 D St.     511,000 1120 Cornell Dr.     560,000 619 Fillmore St.     575,000 Davis (95618) 2741 Brentwood Pl.    $368,000 1802 Valdora St.     413,000 2111 Renoir Ave. […]

January 25, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Valley Vision launches 2015 with new leadership, new course

The board of directors of Valley Vision has elected Jose Hermocillo, executive director of APCO Worldwide, and Keri Thomas, regional director of community and government relations for Sutter Health, to serve as board chair and vice chair for 2015 and 2016. Both are part of a new executive committee that will guide the implementation of […]

January 11, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Study finds Zequanox effective in mussel control

A biopesticide developed by Marrone Bio Innovations has been deemed highly effective for controlling zebra mussels in shallow-water habitats in lakes without significant long-term effects on water quality. Zequanox received the favorable review based on research published in the journal Management of Biological Invasions. Funded in part by grant money from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife […]

January 11, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Sutter donation helps feed the hungry

One in six people in California go hungry, with an estimated 35,000 food-insecure residents in Yolo County alone. To help provide meals for those in need, Sutter Davis Hospital, part of the not-for-profit Sutter Health network, has announced a $6,000 donation to the Yolo Food Bank. This contribution, part of a $255,000 donation by Sutter […]

January 18, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Budget Masters program helps families manage finances

Join Budget Masters and learn how to manage your monthly budget and achieve your financial goals. Newcomers are always welcome. Monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The next meeting is Tuesday, Jan. 13,  at 200 B St., Suite G, in Davis. Register at the meeting or call 530-758-6230.

January 11, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

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, Jan. 13, 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 […]

January 11, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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