NEED HELP QUITTING TOBACCO?
Northeastern Rural Health Clinic and Lassen County Tobacco Awareness and Reduction program have partnered to provide free quit tobacco classes to the community. Classes will be held each Thursday in January and February from 2 to 4 p.m. at Northeastern Health Center, 1850 Spring Ridge Drive in Susanville. For best results, they recommend you attend all eight classes. Quitting is not easy, but with help, a quit plan and support from others, you can succeed. Call today to reserve your seat. Call NRHC Health Educator Debbie Jones at 251-1490.
NEW YEAR’S AT THE WHITE HOUSE
This Sunday, Dec. 31, take that special someone to dinner at the White House. Owners Tom and Joy Lim will be serving up their prime rib or seafood pasta specialties. They will be open on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. The White House Restaurant is located at 3085 Johnstonville Road in Susanville, just down from the Super 8 Motel. See their ad in this week’s paper or call 257-6666 for more information.
RING IN THE NEW YEAR
Now’s the time to make your plans to ring in the New Year. Gino Surian, owner of the T & A Lounge in Susanville, tells us they will have a live DJ on New Year’s Eve. “Outlaw” the DJ will be at the T & A from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. There will be party favors and hats to help with the celebration. You can also get a safe ride home with Lassen Rural Bus. You will find the T & A at 2102 Main St.
FREE RIDES ON NEW YEAR’S EVE
Lassen Rural Bus will once again be offering free rides on New Year’s Eve within the city of Susanville limits. You can catch a ride to and from your celebration between 8 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. The night route will drop you off at your doorstep. To see a map of the route, visit them online at lassentransportation.com or give them a call at 252-7433. You can also see the map in their ad in this week’s paper. This is sponsored by Lassen Ale Works, Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel and the T & A Lounge.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE
All high school age youth are invited to Friday Night Live, “Good Year Good Vibe.” This safe and sober New Year’s Eve Dance is on New Year’s Eve from 9 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. at the Monticola Club, 140 S. Lassen St. in Susanville. There will be dance contests, prizes and the grand prize is a laptop computer. Bring your student ID; state ID or driver’s license for free admission.
OPEN CHRISTMAS EVE
Lots of our local merchants will be open on Christmas Eve to accommodate those last-minute shoppers.
The Elegant Iris and the Men’s Den will be open until 6 p.m., according to owners Blake and David Huhtala. Blake tells us, “Don’t forget the delicious handmade truffles too, they make a great gift for the hostess.” They also have tons of ornaments, another great memorable gift.
Sherry McBroome, of Sierra Jewelry, tells us they will also be open late on Christmas Eve. They don’t necessarily have an exact closing time, Sherry said, “When people stop coming in that night, we will close.”
Be sure and see what other local stores are open for your shopping convenience that day/night.
TWO FAMILY SIZED PIZZAS
Are you sick of turkey, prime rib or ham? Having a crowd over for New Year’s Eve? Judy and Lorin Galassi, owners of Papa Murphy’s, have a great deal on two of their largest pizzas this week. They are easy to grab and take with you. Be sure and see their ad in this week’s paper for the special.
The city of Susanville is accepting applications for the Homeownership Assistance Program. This program is designed to provide assistance to eligible homebuyers for purchasing homes located within the city, by providing assistance in the form of a deferred payment second mortgage loan as financing toward the purchase price and closing costs of affordable homes. For more information on the programs guidelines, you can visit the city’s website, cityofsusanville.net or call 252-5106.