New tailor in town

Sarah’s Alterations & Eco Cleaners recently opened at 222 D St., behind the Mustard Seed in the Park Place shopping center. Its hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call (530) 753-0172.

New photo studio debuts

Megan Wilkinson Photography had its grand opening celebration on July 24. Its address is 132 E St., Suite 140, in the Mansion Square courtyard. It fills the space left when next door’s Better Place to Bead downsized. The studio specializes in wedding photography and contemporary portraits, including maternity, babies, children, teens and families. For more […]

Paesanos III is hiring

Construction is coming along at Paesanos III in Davis, a pizza and pasta restaurant that is taking over the former Fuzio’s spot at 139 G St. It started the hiring process last week.

Space opens up for green designers

Casa Verde Designs is in the process of moving from its tucked-away spot at 424 F St., Suite B, to a space in the newly redeveloped Fifth Street Crossing, across from Dairy Queen. It closed last week and should reopen in mid-August. The green design showroom is a partnership with Nancy Morrow of Casa Verde, […]

County real estate sales

Address    Sale Price Davis (95616) 29 Simmons Way, 31     $215,000 1007 Stanford Dr.     407,500 1309 Beech Ln.     445,000 1541 Notre Dame Dr.     475,000 1808 Point Reyes Pl.     539,000 1231 Antelope Ave.     660,000 620 Estrella Pl.     799,000 3111 Beacon Bay Pl. […]

Hyundai ups the ante with Sonata GLS

Hyundai has been on a roll with some terrific products recently. The old Sonata was very close to the top cars in its class, and should have worried Toyota and Honda. The new Sonata should keep them up at night because it is much better than the old car and possibly better than the Accord […]

SBDC presents workshops on QuickBooks

The Small Business Development Center will offer several workshops next month on using the QuickBooks program. All will run from 9 a.m. to noon at the SBDC, 1410 Ethan Way, Sacramento. The first session, “Bookkeeping for Small Business,” is on Thursday, Aug. 4. 
This workshop is designed for beginners and current users wanting to improve […]

Center offers federal contracting workshop

The Federal Technology Center will present a free “Introduction to Federal Contracting” workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Small Business Development Center, 1410 Ethan Way, Sacramento. This class will cover: * What types of goods and services the federal government buys; * How to obtain the necessary registration and classification […]

Financial expert, journalist joins River City Bank as ‘brand advocate’

River City Bank has inked a deal with Sacramento financial services expert and broadcasting personality Kelly Brothers as the bank’s “brand advocate,” the company announced. River City Bank has branches in Davis and Woodland. “Brothers, a respected financial adviser and partner at Genovese Burford & Brothers, and well-known radio and television journalist, will lend his […]

Caffé Italia owners’ big dreams hang on city’s pending offer

It just feels right, Shar Katz said one recent morning, while surveying what soon may be the new home for the beloved family restaurant Caffé Italia, which she owns with her husband Kevin. The building needs work — a lot of work. It might as well be torn down and reconstructed from scratch, Kevin said, if […]

Downtown postal station may close

The downtown Davis post office station is one of as many as 3,653 retail outlets nationwide that the U.S. Postal Service is considering closing. “They’re on the list, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to close,” said Augustine Ruiz, a spokesman for the Postal Service. “We don’t want to alarm everyone.” Ruiz said the station, […]