Biz news for July 6, 2010
DISHWASHER RECALL UNDERWAY
Because of reported electrical failures in certain dishwasher's heating elements poses a serious fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of approximately 1.7 million dishwashers, encouraging consumers to stop using the products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The recall includes Maytag, Amana, Jenn-Air, Admiral, Magic Chef, and Crosley brand dishwashers with plastic tubs and certain serial numbers. The affected dishwashers were manufactured with black, bisque, white, silver and stainless steel front panels.
For more information you can contact a local appliance store, or call Sears service team at 1-800469-4663.
LET US HELP YOU GET YOUR INFO OUT
Within two days after publishing a full-page spread on Union Pacific’s train ride offer written by our Portola Editor Diana Jorgenson, we’re told 175 enthusiastic train buffs who've always wanted to ride the rails through the canyon bought tickets.
Response to the recent story was so great UP added another car, saying the train was now too long so they pulled off a sleeper car. We’re more than happy to help your organization publicize its community events. All we ask is your help in providing all the necessary information, including photos if applicable, in a timely fashion.
Our newsroom e-mail addresses and phone numbers can be found throughout this newspaper. If you are having difficulty and need some assistance in getting published, call or e-mail Managing Editor Barbara France or Publisher Mike Taborski.
BUY YOUR GROCERIES, GET FAIR TICKETS OR MAYBE $100
The Lassen County Fair is teaming up with Susanville Supermarket and some lucky winner will win a $100 in cash! You will be entered into the drawing if you buy your fair tickets at Susanville Supermarket or if you buy groceries at the store. You must buy your tickets or shop from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 8 or Friday, 9 to be eligible.
IT'S SUMMER TIME AND SUMMER HOURS
If you spent the day outdoors enjoying our beautiful surroundings, the last thing you want to do is think about what to make for dinner. Judy and Lorin Galassi, owners of Papa Murphy's in Susanville are open later now with new summer hours. They are open until 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 8 p.m. on Sundays.
CHANGING THE NAME
Kimberly Guimond, owner of Watson's Café, is changing the name of the cafe to Kimberly's Kitchen.You will find the same great food and service. She is located on Riverside Drive across from Walmart in Susanville.
49er COLLECTABLES ARE IN
Great Basin Antiques tells us they have just gotten in a great selection of signed photos and prints of your favorite 49ers including Joe Montana, Jerry Rice and Dwight Clark. “We’ve expanded our selection of antiques for men, and if you’re looking for a one of a kind gift for that special guy in your life, then be sure to cut out our money saving coupon in this week’s special insert and you could get additional discounts” according to Mary Ellen Huffman.