Friday, September 19, 2014

University lights way for hospital energy savings

As ambulances at a Vacaville hospital speed off to their next patient, an ultrasmart, energy-efficient system is lighting the way. Installed in partnership with UC Davis, the lighting system now illuminates the emergency vehicle routes, parking lots and outdoor walkways of the NorthBay VacaValley Hospital. The system is reducing outdoor lighting energy use at the 24-hour […]

Davis leaders celebrate Engage3′s advances

Engage3, a Davis-based startup that helps shoppers compare grocery prices, was honored Wednesday evening by city of Davis leaders during a ceremony at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. Engage3 recently received an investment from The McClatchy Company — publisher of The Sacramento Bee, Miami Herald and The Kansas City Star — to support an […]

Doby Fleeman: The opportunity is ours

Even as a relatively new member of a family with 100-plus-year-old roots in the Davis business community, I tend to take the long view. Having investments and a business in Davis bring with them certain responsibilities to family, employees, customers, fellow business owners, neighbors and vendors. With a personal background in finance, and a keen interest in […]

Health problems mean he’s checked out

Dear Annie: I’ve been with my boyfriend for five years. We have a handsome 6-year-old boy. A year after I had my son, my boyfriend was diagnosed with kidney failure. At first, he was doing well, but then he had a rough patch and lost hope. During that time, we split up briefly. He seemed […]

Marriage doesn’t mean we agree on everything

* Editor’s note: Marion is taking the day off. This column first ran in 2008. I don’t know how this happened, but my husband won’t watch “my” movies anymore. When we were dating, we went to the movies together. When we had young children, we escaped to the movies. Even now, we see new flicks […]

This epidemic should scare us

By Richard Fleming, M.D. A major disease epidemic is sweeping the country, but it is not getting much media attention. This disease has rapidly increased year by year. Almost 2,000,000 people each year are coming down with this illness, twice as many as ten years ago. The disease is responsible for much suffering. It shortens […]

Husband’s let himself go

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for 10 years. We have no children. My biggest problem is his weight. He has put on a lot of poundage in the past several years and is definitely not the guy I married. I don’t claim to be a princess, but I stay pretty fit. […]

Taylor Morrison homes now selling in Woodland

Parkview at Spring Lake, Taylor Morrison’s new community in Woodland, opened for sales on Saturday. Visitors this weekend will be among the first to see Parkview’s neighborhood layout and floor plans, and can take advantage of special pre-model pricing starting from the mid $300,000s. The home designs feature front porches, state-of-the-art kitchens and open living areas. The […]

‘Jersey Boys’: Ain’t that a shame

“Jersey Boys” 3 1/2 stars Starring: John Lloyd Young, Vincent Piazza, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, Christopher Walken, Renée Marino, Erica Piccininni, Mike Doyle Rating: R, for profanity Big-screen adaptation of popular jukebox musical isn’t entirely satisfying By Derrick Bang Enterprise film critic The good news: Considering this play’s origins as a minimalist jukebox musical, director […]

New Harmony wins green award from structural engineers association

By Dell Richards New Harmony Mutual Housing Community in Davis recently won another green award in sustainable design for its structural engineers, Sacramento-based Barrish Pelham and Associates Inc. The development of 69 one-, two- and three-bedroom affordable units, is at 3030 Cowell Blvd. in South Davis. “We are very pleased that New Harmony continues to be […]

Yolo County real estate sales

Davis (95616) 1707 Olympic Dr. 29     $220,000 926 Snyder Dr.     415,000 526 Oeste Dr.     450,000 745 Oeste Dr.     490,000 2879 Quail St.     490,000 750 Oeste Dr.     525,000 329 Cabrillo Ave.     595,000 217 Pintail Pl.     672,500 1415 Carob Pl.   […]