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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, Feb. 10, 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 […]

February 08, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Budget Masters helps organize 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, Feb. 10, in the Manzanita Room at the Hallmark Inn, 110 F St. in downtown Davis. This […]

February 08, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Caffeine lovers can help the hungry

This Valentine’s Day, 240 Dutch Bros. Coffee locations — including kiosks in Davis and Woodland — will be collecting nonperishable food for community food banks. Donations collected at these two sites, owned by Sean Provost, will go to the Yolo Food Bank. Each Valentine’s Day, Dutch Bros. Coffee participates in Dutch Luv Day. Last year, the […]

February 08, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

‘Going Rogue’ has a new meaning

The Associated Press Despite its name, there’s nothing too roguish about Nissan’s compact Rogue sport utility vehicle. In fact, the five-door, 2015 Rogue is an easy runabout, with good people- and cargo-hauling capability and a not-too-big and not-too-small overall size. Special features include a divide-n-hide cargo storage system that uses panels in the cargo floor […]

February 06, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

Morse Remodeling honored for design, customer satisfaction

Morse Remodeling Inc. and Custom Homes of Davis has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for both design and customer satisfaction by Houzz, a leading platform for home remodeling and design. The Davis design-build firm was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users who comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home […]

February 15, 2015 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

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 ,
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