While year-over-year net income slipped, banks serving the Sacramento region continued to report profitability in second-quarter financial reports.
Sacramento’s Genevieve Ross saw chronic illnesses such as eczema and nasal congestion vanish as she adhered to the Paleo Diet, so she decided to make it easy for others to do the same.
When she opened an independent bookstore in 2012, Tina Ferguson, owner of Face In A Book in El Dorado Hills, wrote that she was called everything from courageous to crazy. It’s time to add canny to the list of ‘c’ words.
Envision Pharmaceutical Holdings LLC, a pharmaceutical distributor with El Dorado ties, is buying a Kansas City competitor.
Citing the improving economy and a firming jobs markets, the Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it was again trimming its monthly purchases of government and mortgage bonds by another $10 billion and is on pace to end the program this year.
In a final federal slapdown, a Bay Area company accused of thousands of fraudulent consumer loans – primarily against military service members – was ordered Tuesday to provide $92 million in debt relief to 17,000 consumers nationwide, including more than 1,100 in California. The enforcement action was a joint effort by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, D.C., and 13 state attorneys general.
Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network's coverage of a beef product dubbed "pink slime" by critics.
Food and beverage options in Sacramento International Airport’s Terminal A will be shuffled Friday (Aug. 1), with temporary vendors moving in while the terminal’s food court is remodeled for six new, permanent restaurant sites arriving in 2015.
SPI Solar, a Roseville-based solar-energy developer, said Tuesday that it has entered an agreement for the a $25 million sale of common stock in a private placement. The company said it intends to use the net proceeds for expansion of international activities, ramp up its solar program geared to residential/small business customers, for working capital purposes and to pay down debt.
A new, UC Davis-developed website, Electric Vehicle Explorer, enables car buyers to weigh the potential costs of operating a plug-in electric vehicle.
A Sacramento medical-device startup and its partners are about to seek U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its first product, a home-purification system aimed at fighting lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients.
A Raley’s Food For Families pilot program and the Salvation Army will be providing fresh fruits and vegetables along with other groceries to the first 50 needy famlies arriving at a “pantry refresh” event Tuesday (July 29) in Sacramento. The distribution will be at 9 a.m. at the Salvation Army Family Services center at 4350 Raley Blvd., just north of the Raley Boulevard exit off Interstate 80.
Mutual Housing California, the Sacramento-based nonprofit developer of affordable housing communities, is using a $40,000 grant to start the design and development process for a 120-apartment community that also will feature a rooftop farm. The proposed seven-acre development south Sacramento site is at 7351 Stockton Blvd., just south of Florin Road.
Pacific Ethanol Inc., the Sacramento-based marketer and producer of low-carbon renewable fuels, has been awarded a $3 million matching grant from the California Energy Commission to develop a sorghum feedstock program.
National price tracker GasBuddy.com, which surveys more than 700 regional gas outlets daily, said the average retail price of gas in the area fell another 4.3 cents to $3.90 a gallon over the past week. Over the past three weeks, the average price has fallen more than 12 cents, after hovering above the $4-a-gallon threshold through the Indepedence Day holiday.