Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Davis is part of architects’ Farm to Fork Architecture Tour

Two Davis buildings — the Davis Food Co-op and the University of California’s ANR building — are featured stops on the Farm to Fork Architecture Tour hosted by the American Institute of Architects, Central Valley Chapter. The tour, which will take place Saturday, Oct. 12, will feature the architects on location from 1:30 to 3 […]

Lindsay offers insights into Nugget Markets

Longtime Nugget Markets executive Dennis Lindsay offered a look into the past, present and future of the iconic local grocer during a presentation Sept. 20 to members of the Davis Sunrise Rotary Club. Nugget started in Woodland in 1926 and has grown to 12 stores today, including two stores in Davis. Lindsay introduced Gene Stille, […]

Woodland Healthcare welcomes two new physicians

Two new physicians are seeing patients at Woodland Healthcare’s medical offices in Woodland. Dr. Gurpreet Singh joins the medical group as a gastroenterologist. He received his undergraduate education from Stonybrook University, New York, and his medical degree from SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in New York. Singh completed his internship and residency in internal medicine […]

Gilwee named Lyon’s marketing director

​Pettit Gilwee of Sacramento has been named the director of marketing at Lyon Real Estate. She is a senior-level business leader and strategist with 17 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors, specializing in planning, directing and evaluating public information programs, consumer marketing projects and corporate communications campaigns. Gilwee will serve as part of […]

Holiday troubleshooting recipes

Basic Brine for Turkey The ingredients: 1 cup kosher salt ½ cup brown sugar about 40 sage leaves 4 quarts water Putting it together: Mix all ingredients together in a large pot. Bring to a boil and stir until everything is dissolved. Cool. Add 16 cups of cold water. Submerge turkey in brine in a […]

Seed production facility undergoing $11.2 million expansion

Seed company Syngenta revealed plans to spend $11.2 million in an expansion of its facility in Woodland, once more proving Yolo County’s status as an epicenter of vegetable research, development and production. Syngenta, a Switzerland-based company in the commercial agricultural seeds market, held a groundbreaking for the expansion on Wednesday. Details on the planned construction were discussed; […]

River City Bank reports cash dividend

Paving the way for River City Bank’s upcoming 40th anniversary in 2013, River City Bank President and CEO Steve Fleming announced that the bank’s board of directors approved a special cash dividend of 40 cents per common share to shareholders of record as of Nov. 27, payable on Dec. 11. “This special cash dividend is […]

Learn more about reverse mortgages

Homeowners in Yolo County can get information on reverse mortgages, including an informational packet with a DVD, at a meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, at Ludy’s Main Strett BBQ, 667 Main St. in downtown Woodland. Linda Darvishian, a reverse mortgage consultant, will speak and answer questions following her presentation. The meeting is open only […]

Seven newcomers nominated for Chamber board

Seven candidates have been nominated to serve three-year terms on the Davis Chamber of Commerce board of directors. The board consists of at least 15 and not more than 20 members who direct the nonprofit organization in its mission to promote, support and advocate for the general economic vitality of its membership and the quality […]

Chamber’s Lunch & Learn Series continues

Do you want your business to outlive you? If your answer is yes, you’ll want to attend a free workshop Wednesday, Nov. 7, as part of the Davis Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch & Learn Series. Attorney Matthew Crider of Crider Law PC will present the workshop on business succession planning and steps to take now […]

Once again, Fleet Feet’s among the best

Fleet Feet Sports in downtown Davis has once again been recognized by Formula 4 Media and Competitor Magazine as one of the “50 Best Running Stores in America.” Fleet Feet in Davis has garnered the recognition four out of the past five years. The annual award is the result of a diligent selection process to cull […]

Davis Ace welcomes friends and family

Davis Ace Hardware and Aggie Ace will host their annual Friends & Family event from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7. Both stores will have prizes, live music and light refreshments. Georgeanne Brennan, the co-author of “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook,” will be in the Housewares building, 240 G St., signing her book. For […]

Propositions 30 and 38 at a glance

SACRAMENTO — Details of propositions 30 and 38 on the Nov. 6 ballot: Proposition 30 (Gov. Jerry Brown’s initiative): Who pays: Individuals with taxable income above $250,000 will pay higher income tax rates, on a sliding scale, for seven years. All Californians, regardless of income level, will pay a quarter-cent higher sales tax rate for […]