Business Scene for the week of 10/1/19


Mark your calendars for 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 for the VFW’s monthly breakfast downstairs at the Veterans Memorial Building on Main Street, Susanville. Breakfast is open to the public. For a small donation you will receive a hot, delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage and hash-browns, S.O.S., a creamy sausage gravy over toast, and if you want a little more, there is an additional small fee. Bring the whole family, children under 10 eat free. If you have any questions, call Nick Padilla at 310-1528.



David Teeter at Margie’s Book Nook wants to invite you to their book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. You can pick up your own personal copy of “Soldiers Unknown,” a graphic novel by Chag Lowry. This is his second book and first graphic novel. While you’re there, be sure to check out the huge fall savings specials on all the Melissa and Doug items in stock. We hate to say it, but Christmas will be here in no time, so save yourself some extra money by stocking up on these high-quality fun and educational toys, puzzles, dress up play sets and more. You’ll find details in their ad this week.



Melissa McCoy tells us its time to plant some shrubs, trees, perennials and enjoy the fall savings going on now through Sunday, Oct 6 at Every Bloomin’ Thing. Load up and save! Beautiful fall colors are in the garden now and a wonderful new selection of gifts and clothing has arrived.



Lassen Municipal Utility District, formed in 1988 as a not-for-profit public power utility, is celebrating Public Power Week from Sunday, Oct. 6 to Saturday, Oct. 12. LMUD works for Susanville and the surrounding area and is community-owned, which means the people they serve are included in the decision-making process. The LMUD board holds public meetings the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the board room, located at 65 S. Roop St. Public comment is always welcomed and encouraged. To find out more about how public power serves this community as well as more than 2,000 communities nationwide, visit American Public Power’s website, or visit LMUD’s Facebook page. Stop by the Roop Street office Wednesday, Oct. 9, for refreshments and a chance to win a $100 LMUD Energy Gift Card.



Susanville United Methodist Church is having Oktoberfest from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at 635 Cottage St. They will be having roast pork, potato pancakes, red cabbage and green beans, with apple cake for dessert all for a low cost. For entertainment, attendees can enjoy German folk music.



The Lassen County Arts Council is holding auditions for the upcoming Nutcracker performance on Monday, Oct. 14. The audition schedule by age category is listed in their ad. Rehearsals will start Nov. 16 and the show is Nov. 22 and Nov. 23. Your child does not need to have any dance experience and there is no cost to participate. It is a great opportunity for them to perform with the Reno Dance Company. For more information, call (775) 857-7083.



Rachel Derby, owner of Derby’s Critter Care, tells us because of her passion for all animals she will be honoring pet owners who have either rescued or adopted pets. For the month of October, Derby is offering a discount for her services with the proof of your pet’s rescue from a rescue group or animal shelter. She provides in-home pet care, and whether you just want your fur baby checked on during the day or you will be going on an extended vacation, Derby will be there to see your beloved pet is cared for. She is licensed, insured and bonded. Give her a call to see how she can help you at (949) 492-3502, or see her ad in this week’s paper.



Laura Roberts, owner of Country Pines Quilting, tells us she has a great new selection of Christmas fabric and quilting kits in stock. There is plenty of time to make a customized, one-of-a-kind quilt for that someone special to snuggle up with during the cold winter nights. If you’re new to quilting, check out her class schedule online at or visit them on Facebook. Not a quilter? That’s OK, she has the largest fabric selection in the county with themes for all your sewing projects and holiday crafting. If you haven’t been to Country Pines Quilting, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the huge inventory of quality, affordable fabric and crafting supplies. Be sure to say you heard about them in the paper!



Reliable RV is ready to help you get your RV or camper ready for winterization now. Call today and make an appointment to take advantage of their special going on this month. See their ad in this week’s paper for more details.



Lassen Community College is looking for anthem singers to sing at all home athletic games. If you are interested in performing, call Glen Yonan, the director of athletic operations, at 310-1453.



Come down to Pregill Insurance, located at 713 Cottage St., and meet their newly licensed Hometown Agent, Melaina Mulkey. Congratulations Melaina for putting in the hard work and getting licensed. Matthew and Coral Pregill are excited Melaina is joining their professional licensed staff. They believe in making it easy for clients to find, maintain and use insurance, and this is why they work closely with clients.



Lassen County Department of Child Support Services has just launched the new TURBOCOURT website, at It is fast, easy and secure and is ready to assist you in filing child support services, small claims and family court papers and domestic violence assistance, too. If you don’t have a computer or access to the internet, they have a work station available for you to use. For more information, call Regina at 251-2635.