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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, 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 ,

Car Care: Are all of your car seat fears founded?

Special to The Enterprise Driving your newborn home from the hospital is when you know your life has changed. Car safety before kids is relatively simple, but after your first child is born, it becomes more complicated, especially when it comes to proper car seat installation. More than 50 percent of new fathers and 40 […]

January 09, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged

Car Care: Winter driving habits improving in some areas

Special to The Enterprise Whether it’s figuring out how to balance your checkbook, determining the healthiest snack, or attempting to pick up a new hobby, many people are looking for positive lifestyle changes and to be educated about how to be a better person. How you behave while behind the wheel is no different, and […]

January 09, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Comings and Goings: New brewery on tap for downtown

Since 2011, the Sacramento region has added more than two dozen new breweries. But in Davis, 25-year-old Sudwerk Brewing Co. stands alone. Until now. Three Mile Brewing Company is coming downtown, and could be pouring by year’s end. I spoke with Joe Runner, one of seven partners with the brewery. The nanobrewery and taproom will be […]

January 11, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Lincoln joins compact SUV segment

The Associated Press The 2015 Lincoln MKC like that driven by actor Matthew McConaughey in commercials is a comfortable haven whose interior is so quiet it invites contemplative thoughts — and not just by McConaughey. In its first model year, the compact MKC also is the smallest sport utility vehicle ever to express Lincoln’s brand […]

January 09, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Engage3 looks to give people the power to bargain with stores and brands

Engage3 is taking big data to the veggie aisle. The Davis-based company is best known for its grocery list app, Shopping Scout, which finds the best prices and availability in local stores. It was released in 2013, five years after the company’s founding in 2008. But behind Sara, the doe-faced female AI who helps users […]

January 08, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Repower Yolo puts a new spin on giving

This holiday season isn’t just about receiving, but giving. And Repower Yolo had the spirit down pat. The season of giving inspired this solar purchasing group to launch a 25 Days of Giving campaign in December. “It is a way to try to thank homeowners that have gone solar to power the programs,” said Chris […]

January 11, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 3404 Bermuda Ave. 5     $319,000 831 Sycamore Ln.     539,000 Davis (95618) 1901 Donner Ave. 1    $202,000 1712 Madrone Ln.     265,000 3043 Bryant Pl.     478,500 3326 Via Verde Ter.     487,000 4214 Mahogany Ln.     995,000 Woodland (95695) 444 Placer Pl.     $235,000 […]

January 11, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Fast-food revolution: Transform junk food image

By Candice Choi NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food chains have a New Year’s resolution: Drop the junk. As people express distaste for food they think is overly processed, McDonald’s, Taco Bell and other chains are trying to shed their reputation for serving reheated meals that are loaded with chemicals. That includes rethinking the use of […]

January 04, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

More changes at El Macero center

Tuesday Morning, a discount home goods retailer in the El Macero Shopping Center, will close sometime in February. A sign is posted on its door, but employees declined to offer details. The 8,100-square-foot space is highlighted on the website for Engstrom Properties, which manages the retail center. Several times in the past eight weeks, I’ve […]

January 04, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Rob White: Davis tech community is growing

You may have read the recent news that Marrone Bio Innovations has moved into its new corporate headquarters in South Davis. The new commercial and laboratory space is about 45,000 square feet, an increase of about 80 percent over its previous space. There was also recent news from Engage3 (which is located in downtown Davis) that […]

December 28, 2014 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Passat: Roomy, affordable sedan with German engineering

The Associated Press Most consumers may figure they have to pay a premium to get German engineering, European road handling and a roomy interior in a family-size sedan. But Volkswagen’s 2015 Passat is proving them wrong. Starting retail price, including destination charge, for the pleasantly styled, five-passenger Passat is just $23,040 with automatic transmission. It’s […]

December 26, 2014 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 1557 Drake Dr.     $278,000 2143 Bella Casa St.     309,000 3180 Woods Cir.     325,500 909 Alvarado Ave. 15     340,000 1500 Drexel Dr.     407,000 325 E 8th St. 1     421,500 1211 Spruce Ln.     422,000 1003 L St.     460,000 868 Adams Ter.     […]

December 28, 2014 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Marrone Bio expands its product reach in Latin America

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a Davis-based biotech company, announces that its Regalia Maxx biofungicide has received a product registration from Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture. Brazil joins Peru, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Mexico as Latin American countries having approved the use of the biofungicide to control a wide variety of bacterial and fungal diseases across an […]

December 21, 2014 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,
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