BACK FROM MATERNITY LEAVE
Lauren Mueller just recently returned from maternity leave, and is back doing hair at Headquarter Salon in Susanville. Lauren said now is the time to make your appointments for those back-to-school haircuts and styles. You can reach her by calling the salon at 251-2887.
Congratulations to Lauren and her husband on the birth of their second daughter.
VETERAN’S HOST LASER TAG EVENT
The veterans of Lassen County tell us they are proud to sponsor a weekend of “Laser Tag” for the enjoyment of the community. The event will take place at Memorial Hall in Susanville from 3 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9 and 10. The Laser Tag event will be safe, supervised and full of fun in an air-conditioned environment. Proceeds support Lassen County youth activities. You can call Chris Mancebo at 250-5992 for more information.
DOYLE DAYS ARE HERE
Friday, Aug. 8 in the evening and Saturday, Aug. 9 you can experience the historic lizard races, assorted vendors and food in Doyle. This year’s theme “Hillbilly Lizards” will feature outhouse races, a parade, drawings and a street dance on Saturday night and assorted events. The local seniors are sponsoring a large swap meet, too. Bring your Dutch oven and share your cooking secrets at Jenkins Realty! Get in the spirit and dress like a hillbilly.
PURSES FOR PETS COMING SOON
The Lassen Humane Society tells us they are gearing up for their annual Purses for Pets fundraiser. All purses donated will be auctioned off and the proceeds go directly to the community for spaying and neutering of local pets. If you have any slightly used blinged out, casual or work purses that need a new home, call the Lassen Humane Society for pick up or drop off at 257-4555 or Kittie at 257-9407.
DINNER AND A SHOW
It's date night at Chuck's Railroad Room in Westwood. They are featuring a Night of Acoustic Music with Doug Sheehy, and daughter Meg Sheehy performing. Charlie and Priscilla Cecil invite everyone to join them for a delicious dinner and music Wednesday, Aug. 13. Reservations are required for table seating, and seating is limited. You can call them at 256-2420. You can enjoy the music without having dinner, too, for a small fee.
LMUD AG PUMP TESTING
With the drought causing enough worry and stress for farmers this year, they don’t need to be paying higher than needed electric bills to pump precious water. Lassen Municipal Utility District is continuing their Irrigation Efficiency Program, which provides free efficiency tests for agricultural pumps. There are guidelines and restrictions to this program, for more information, log onto their website at lmud.org, or call your Energy Services Manager at 257-4174. You may also see their ad in this week’s newspaper.
TIME FOR A NEW LAWN
Tired of mud in the winter and dust in the summer? Time to head to Payless Building Supply in Susanville; they are now an authorized distributor in Northeastern California for Western Turf and Hardscapes, “Home of the Sodfather.” Don’t put it off, start putting in your new lawn today. Call 257-5123, or stop in at 702-340 Johnstonville Road, Susanville, for more information. And see their ad in this week’s paper.
KIDS FEST FOR LOFLIN
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, Susanville Supermarket IGA is once again hosting their Hometown Kids Fest, with all proceeds from the event to benefit the Kolby Loflin cancer fund. Kolby is a Lassen High School student and an IGA employee who is battling leukemia. There will be food vendors, a bounce house, games and more. An extra highlight is the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile will once again be in town for the event. All items for the event have been donated, so come by and support this worthy cause. For more information, see their full color ad in this week’s paper.