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KFBK’s Sam Shane wins Murrow Award for best podcast

Sacramento — News 93.1 KFBK announces that top on-air personality and Davis resident Sam Shane’s podcast, “The New Angle: Jim Jones and The People’s Temple,” has received a Large Market Radio Television Digital News Association Murrow Award for best podcast. The Murrow Awards recognize local and national news stories that uphold the RTDNA code of […]

Lots of changes in store for local businesses

365体育投注You can get your dog groomed, your own teeth cleaned, and soon, eat at a Yolo County restaurant. As The Enterprise’s Anne Ternus-Bellamy reported on Thursday, Yolo County received permission from the state to reopen additional businesses to allow indoor dining and shopping. It’s not immediate, however. The Yolo County Board of Supervisors will discuss […]

Mace Boulevard business park proposal changes name

The team behind the Aggie Research Campus has informed the city of Davis that the project moving forward will be named the Davis Innovation & Sustainability Campus. The idea for the new name emerged from discussions with the city of Davis, UC Davis and regional economic-development stakeholders about  the vision for the project as a […]

Marrone biofungicide OK’d for Canadian cannabis

365体育投注Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a Davis-based maker of sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, announced this week that its Regalia Maxx biofungicide received the first approval for indoor and outdoor use on cannabis and hemp in Canada. Cannabis and hemp have been relatively small crops in Canada until lifestyle cannabis was approved in 2018. According to […]

Comings & Goings: Retail businesses learning to navigate the pandemic

Local merchants are starting to add more curbside retail pickup options, as some COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift. But reopening is a challenge for small businesses as the owners work to comply with safety standards. Yolo County is in Early Stage 2, where nonessential retail businesses may reopen if their work can be done safely […]

Comings & Goings: Gift card programs multiply

365体育投注“Gift cards are like interest-free loans,” a San Antonio restaurant owner told the Washington Post last week. They are proving to be a life vest for small businesses struggling to pay their bills during the pandemic. Davis Downtown’s Gifting Stimulus Program has been a big hit. It reopened Friday at 3 p.m. with an additional […]

VCE seeks local renewable contracts

Valley Clean Energy has announced that it plans to purchase renewable energy from qualifying local projects. The solicitation, “2020 Local Renewable Request for Offers,” is now public and can be found on VCE’s website at http://valleycleanenergy.org/solicitations-rfps/. As the name implies, the solicitation is focused on procuring energy produced very close to where it will be […]

Downtown stimulus program will reopen

The Davis Downtown Gifting Stimulus Program will continue, thanks to a $25,000 donation by Greiner Heating, Air & Solar Energy. The Davis Downtown Business Association made the announcement late Thursday. DDBA Executive Director Brett Maresca said the exact time for the reopening will be announced soon. Dozens of businesses are still part of the program […]

MBI gets warning from Nasdaq

Davis-based biotech company Marrone Bio Innovations Inc. announced this week that it has received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market notifying the company of its noncompliance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) as a result of the company’s closing bid price being below $1 per share for 30 consecutive days. […]

April 26, 2020 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Comings & Goings: Downtown stimulus program a huge hit

365体育投注The Davis Downtown Business Association on Wednesday announced the launch of its Gifting Stimulus Program to infuse $100,000 into downtown Davis businesses. By Friday afternoon, the money was spent, along with an additional $15,000 donated by Bill and Nancy Roe of Tandem Properties. Ninety-seven downtown Davis businesses benefitted from the program, with 48 capping out at […]

April 26, 2020 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Travis Credit Union selects community organizations to receive $1M towards local COVID-19 efforts

TCU will match up to an additional $4M for donations made to the TCU Foundation VACAVILLE —Travis Credit Union has launched its $1 million philanthropic initiative, which was disbursed to local organizations working to provide COVID-19-related relief to nonprofits primarily focused on services in the areas of education, youths/family, food banks and small-business support. These […]

April 24, 2020 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Yolo Federal Credit Union approved for WISH grant funds for eligible homebuyers

Yolo Federal Credit Union has been approved to participate in the 2020 WISH Program and can reserve funds for eligible homebuyers on a first-come, first-serve basis. The WISH Program grants funds to first-time homebuyers within Yolo County. Yolo FCU has worked closely with the cities of Woodland, Davis, West Sacramento and Winters to identify and […]

April 26, 2020 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Comings & Goings: You have the time. Please support local

“If I only had the time …” But now you do. I suggest you use some of that time to set new habits that support our community. Before shopping on Amazon, check with a local retailer. Many storefronts have closed but the business owners are available by phone, email or online. Most would be delighted […]

April 19, 2020 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

Dear Counselor: Court still in session

Question: What is going on with the legal system during this pandemic? I have heard that courts are closed except for emergencies. But what exactly does that mean? Answer: On April 6, the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court held an emergency meeting of the Judicial Council, the policymaking body of the California courts, in which […]

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