Yin joins Lyon Real Estate

Lyon Real Estate has announced the addition of new Realtor Salie Yin in the firm’s Davis office. Yin works with buyers, sellers and investors on homes and properties throughout the Greater Sacramento area. Yin is new to the real estate market. Prior to joining Lyon, Yin worked in the health care industry for four years “where […]

Sutter Davis doctors train with new equipment

Why should we be concerned about sepsis? * Sepsis claims more lives than lung and breast cancer combined * Severe sepsis accounts for one in five admissions to intensive care units and is the leading cause of death in non-cardiac ICUs * A person is 60 percent more likely to develop sepsis than to be […]

Businesses, UCD students to receive Climate Solution Awards

During “Music to Our Ears,” the final theater program of the Cool Davis Festival 2011 on Sunday in the Veterans’ Memorial Theater, local businesses and group will be honored with Climate Solution Awards. Recipients were selected for forging and implementing new ways to take care of Earth by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and their environmental […]

Golden 1 donates office supplies to teacher group

The Golden 1 Credit Union recently donated 72 boxes of office supplies to the Resource Area for Teaching of Greater Sacramento. The materials will be used to support numerous learning activities offered through the organization. RAFT provides pre-K to 12th-grade teachers, child-care providers and nonprofit community groups with activity kits and other learning materials, innovative […]

DDBA plans general meeting Oct. 20

The Davis Downtown Business Association will have its general meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Odd Fellows Hall, 415 Second St. in downtown Davis. Networking and social time starts at 5:30 p.m., followed by DDBA board member recognition at 6 p.m., an update on the DDBA marketing/branding plan at 6:05 […]

Odd Fellows to reopen refurbished upper hall

The Davis Odd Fellows Lodge — which has been refurbishing its building on Second Street in phases over the past six years — is about to reopen its upper hall. Work crews are finishing up the final trim and details this week. “The upper hall is even larger than the lower hall,” said Dave Rosenberg, […]

Check out electric vehicles at Friday cruise and Sunday festival

By Manny Rin Vroom! Boom! These sounds of a traditional automobile show will be noticeably absent in the upcoming Cool Davis Cruise About and the plug-in electric vehicle show-and-tells coming to Davis this weekend. With increasing gas prices and the need to find alternative fuel sources, electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) […]

Haughty ‘one’ and ‘indefinite you’ can appear stilted

When preparing reports or proposals, business writers often are uncertain about which narrative voice to use. Although they want the document to appeal to readers, they may be uneasy about using the second-person “you” because it may have been discouraged or even forbidden when they were students. But scholarly traditions aren’t necessarily binding in business […]

Multitasking Civic still going strong

The Honda Civic is an amazing vehicle. It can be one of the least expensive cars, one the most fuel efficient cars, or a fantastic family car. It has proven to be one of the most reliable cars on the road thanks to its great engineering and simplicity. But it can also be a fast […]

Novozymes develops way to reduce acrylamide levels in coffee

Acrylamide has been considered a potential health risk since Swedish researchers in 2002 discovered that many different starchy foods contain high levels of acrylamide when fried or baked. Coffee is another everyday product that contains acrylamide. Novozymes, a Danish biotech company with a lab in Davis, announced that it is the first company to target acrylamide […]

Travis Credit Union offers first-time home buyer seminar

Travis Credit Union will offer a free seminar — “Everything You Want to Know About Being a First-Time Home Buyer” — from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the TCU Community Room at One Travis Way, Vacaville. To reserve a space, call (707) 449-4000 or (800) 877-8328 by Oct. 16. Preparation for home […]

Golden 1 receives service awards

The Golden 1 Credit Union has received two highly respected awards for its commitment to providing programs and services that benefit members and the public in the communities it serves. Golden 1 was selected to receive the 2011 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award and the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award by the […]

Golden 1 hosts free shredding event

The Golden 1 Credit Union will host a free shredding event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Golden 1 Operations Center, 8945 Cal Center Drive in Sacramento, near Watt Avenue and Folsom Boulevard. The public is invited to drive up and drop off up to five banker’s boxes full of […]

Sutter named among top performers in state

Sutter Medical Group, a physician group affiliated and aligned with Sutter Health and the Sutter Medical Network, was honored by the Integrated Healthcare Association, a prominent industry leadership group that promotes and recognizes quality improvement and affordability in health care statewide. Sutter Medical Group earned the IHA’s Pay for Performance (P4P) in these geographic areas: […]