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All in the Family: Dana Hawkins Real Estate

“Most people understand that real estate is an ever-changing process and business,” says Dana Hawkins. “The California Residential Purchase Agreement is modified frequently, new seller disclosures are added regularly, and the market is dependent on multiple factors. “Realtors’ work hours vary daily and most of our phones are never off. We worry, stress and care […]

July 30, 2015 | Posted in All in the Family | Tagged ,

All in the Family: Ken’s Bike-Ski-Board

Keeping the Davis community healthy, mobile and enjoying the outdoors is the goal of married couple Ken and Pat Bradford, owners of Ken’s Bike-Ski-Board at 650 G St. in Davis. After 27 years in the family business, at this time, only Ken works there, but some of the kids have worked there in the past, […]

July 30, 2015 | Posted in All in the Family | Tagged ,

How we roll: Décor made of bicycle parts

By Kim Cook Bikes have become part of hipster culture. There are bicycle-themed dining, drinking and shopping establishments from Portland, Ore., to Brooklyn, N.Y., and dozens of bike-friendly burgs in between — like Davis. While the rides themselves are often tricked out with colored tires, swanky seats and vintage baskets, there are also those who […]

January 22, 2015 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

This Halloween it’s just treats, no tricks, in downtown Davis

Davis Downtown has several holiday events planned for local youngsters and the young at heart. You’re invited Children in costume are invited to walk the downtown Treat Trail from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Watch for the bright orange “Treat Trail” sign in store windows. This community tradition, recommended for kids 10 and […]

October 24, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged

Snapshot: No wheels, no worries

There are nearly as many registered vehicles in California as there are people in all of Canada. The latest population figures have Canada at 34.88 million, while the Dec. 31, 2013, DMV records show 32.9 million vehicles legally rolling in the Golden State. One way to keep the number of vehicles from growing is Zipcars […]

October 02, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged

Snapshot: Picnic Day, a chance to get to know UCD

Picnic Day, the annual open house at UC Davis, is the third Saturday in April. It’s when anybody who has ever lived in Davis or attended UCD comes back to town and wanders around campus and downtown. It includes a giant parade in the morning and events and exhibitions all over the place. The parade […]

October 01, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged

UCD athletics have break-from-work entertainment for everyone

“All work and no play makes…” Well, you know the saying. For brainiacs and avid sports fans alike, UC Davis athletics provide a welcome diversion from the classroom or 9-to-5 responsibilities. With 23 programs competing in Division I leagues ranging from Big Sky football to Big West basketball, UCD has something for every sports taste. […]

October 01, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,

Car Care: Best way to handle aggressive drivers? Model better behavior

Aggressive drivers speed, drive too fast or carelessly, change lanes without warning, cut off other vehicles, tailgate and pass in ways that endanger others. Aggressive driving likely causes “a substantial number” of the 6.8 million crashes that occur every year on American highways, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says. Everyone is aware of […]

August 08, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged

Davis Ace Hardware

Jennifer Anderson, Doby Fleeman and family, owners of Davis Ace Hardware at 240 G St., are proud to own a hardware store — that is about so much more than hardware. Having been in the family business for 32 years, Jennifer is the president, while Doby handles all the construction projects. “We have an extensive housewares, garden, […]

July 31, 2014 | Posted in All in the Family | Tagged ,

Award honors young community leaders

The Davis Sunrise Rotary Club created a new community award in 2014 to honor of longtime community leader and club member Jay Gerber, who died in 2013. Aimed at honoring younger contributors to the Davis community, this year’s inaugural recipient is Bill Habicht, associate pastor of the Davis Community Church, who was chosen for his […]

June 22, 2014 | Posted in Local News | Tagged ,
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