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TCU earns Air Force award

VACAVILLE — For the sixth time and second consecutive year, Travis Credit Union has won the Air Force Distinguished Credit Union of the Year award. The national recognition is presented annually by the U. S. Department of the Air Force to the on-base financial institution that has gone above and beyond its duty to provide […]

Comings & Goings: Final inning for Davis Sport Shop

After 56 years, Davis Sport Shop announced it will close at the end of July, owner Aaron Patella said. “I want to thank all of the loyal customers that have supported the Patella family and the Davis Sport Shop for the past 42 years,” he wrote in an email. “Sadly, with the economic devastation over the […]

Travis Credit Union Foundation donates $40K to the Leaven

VACAVILLE —  The Travis Credit Union Foundation is contributing $40,000 to the Leaven to support after-school mentoring and tutoring programs to low-income neighborhoods where high dropout rates and gangs threaten the community.  This donation was made possible with donations received through Travis Credit Union Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Initiative, which were generously matched by Travis Credit Union.  The Leaven […]

Comings & Goings: Open Air Davis adds Second Street

The weekend outdoor dining and shopping experience called Open Air Davis is growing. It expanded to Second Street as of Friday. Launched June 26, the program helped several restaurants increase their capacity. After indoor dining was temporarily halted, it was the lifeline that let many places continue to serve onsite. For the first two weeks, […]

Edward Jones tops employee-satisfaction survey

For the 11th time, financial-services firm Edward Jones ranks “Highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms” by J.D. Power. Edward Jones financial advisors gave the highest satisfaction ratings in all the six study categories, with an overall score of 920 points out of 1,000. This compares to the employee average of 711. Edward […]

Marrone Bio appoints new CEO

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a Davis-based maker of sustainable bioprotection and plant-health solutions for agriculture, announced on July 6 the appointment of Kevin Helash as its new chief executive officer.    Concurrent with joining the company, he will be appointed to serve as a member of the board of directors. Helash, 55, a native of Manitoba, Canada, […]

VCE makes key new hire

Valley Clean Energy announced last week the hiring of Rebecca Boyles as its new director of customer care and marketing. In this position, she is responsible for all customer touch points, including outreach, marketing, programs, key accounts and customer policy development. Boyles joins Valley Clean Energy after spending four years in progressively responsible positions in […]

Forbes names TCU one of best in state

Travis Credit Union has been recognized as part of Forbes’ annual list of America’s Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions 2020. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on June 23 and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website, […]

Comings & Goings: Dine-in plans dialed back; final Resler brother retires

With Yolo County’s closure of bars and indoor dining, Open Air Davis is even more relevant. Wednesday’s decision ­— which took effect Friday and lasts for at least three weeks — shuttered bars and most breweries. Restaurants cannot serve inside. Same for wineries and tasting rooms. If a brewery has an on-site restaurant and outside […]

Comings & Goings: G Street closes on weekends for dining, shopping

Open Air Davis launched Friday, closing part of G Street to traffic, and allowing restaurants and stores to expand onto the sidewalk and street. Part of G Street — north of Open Rice Kitchen to Third Street — will close all day Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The Davis Downtown Business Association manages the space allocations. […]

June 28, 2020 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

DDBA announces street closures for open-air dining

The Davis Downtown Business Association announced Thursday the details of the Open Air Davis program, closing downtown Davis streets on summer weekends to allow businesses to use the space for social-distancing purposes. The DDBA and the city of Davis have co-sponsored the program, which will have a soft launch on Friday, June 26, through Sunday, […]

June 26, 2020 | Posted in Business | Tagged ,

TCU names new senior VP

VACAVILLE — Barry Nelson, president and CEO of Travis Credit Union, announced the appointment of Dena Rothmann as the new senior vice president/member-experience chief retail officer.  Rothmann joined Travis Credit Union in 2019  as the vice president of sales and service and was promoted to senior vice president, member experience and chief retail officer in […]

July 04, 2020 | Posted in Business

MBI regains compliance with Nasdaq minimum bid price requirement

Marrone Bio Innovations Inc., a Davis-based, international leader in sustainable bioprotection and plant health solutions, received notice from the Nasdaq stock market on June 19 indicating that the company regained compliance with the minimum bid price requirement under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) for continued listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market. Rule 5550(a)(2) requires listed securities to […]

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