Business Scene for the week of 3/24/20


Lassen County Office of Education presents the second annual Reading Adventure. This is a free reading adventure, fun for the entire family. You can read alone, with a friend, or as a family. Pick up books at one of the following locations: Susanville IGA, Billington Ace Hardware, Les Schwab Tires, Margie’s Book Nook, The Mark and Westwood Family Resource Center. Visit the Lassen County Office of Education Facebook page as they go live every Tuesday, starting March 24 through April 7 at 11 a.m. for activities related to reading.

For more information, email See their ad in this week’s paper for more information.



Get more than just the smarts on your LMUD bills and usage tracking. SmartHub mobile app is also a powerful communication tool. You can report service interruptions along with route account inquires on the go. You will be able to get alerts for service work, news, promotions and events all in the palm of your hand. Check out the ad in this week’s paper for details.



Susanville Auto Center is offering zero percent financing for 84 months and no monthly payments for 90 days when financed through Chrysler Capital. See the list of new and used vehicles in this week’s paper.



It seems that winter has arrived this spring in Northeastern California, with Mother Nature dumping loads of snow on us and with more in the forecast, Payless Building Supply has Olympus wood pellets for sale to keep you toasty warm. Mike Brouillard, general manager of Payless Building Supply in Susanville and his staff, are here to help the community in this time of need. With school age kids at home, why not start an outdoor building project with them? Now is the time to get your home projects started, too. Stop by 702-340 Johnstonville Rd. to pick up your wood pellets, building supplies, and hardware.



Northeastern Rural Health Clinic is pleased to announce Ramnik Kaur MD who started working in Family Practice as of March 9, and Emily Lewis PA-C, who started in Family Practice as of Feb. 18. Kaur’s experience is in both hospital medicine and in outpatient family medicine for complete patients exams from new born to geriatric patients. Following acute and chronic care conditions to provide ongoing care is her background and she is proficient with educating patients for healthy practices. Lewis is interested in full family practice and is excited to be integrated as a member of our community. Emily will be accepting new patients of all ages and is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 251-5000 to set up an appointment with Kaur and Lewis. Let’s give them a warm welcome from our community. We are happy you are here.



Due to public concerns surrounding the COVID-19; it is with regret The Banner Lassen Medical Center Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization, announced they are postponing the planned Spaghetti Feed fundraiser scheduled for Thursday, March 26 at Diamond Mountain Casino. This fundraiser to benefit the “Tranquil Garden” project at BLMC will be rescheduled at a later date to be determined. For those who have already purchased their pre-sale dinner tickets; those tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dinner. Those wishing to request a refund, call Dorine Blankenship at 310-0188 or Judy Davis at 310-2179. To all the donors of “silent auction items,” they would like to retain your generous donation for the rescheduled dinner and silent auction. Should you have any questions or concerns, again call Dorine Blankenship or Judy Davis. The BLMC Foundation would like to thank you all for your support and understanding during this difficult time and look forward to seeing you in the near future for this wonderful community event.



The Veterans of Foreign Wars, William Davidson, Post 2381 has canceled all upcoming food events (Post breakfast) until further notice. They have also canceled the fifth annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day Ceremony set for March 28. The decision is based on the coronavirus pandemic throughout our country. Sorry for the inconvenience. Call Nick Padilla at 310-1528 if you have any questions.



The Lassen Family Services office will be closed for the time being; however, if anyone needs assistance regarding any of the services they provide, they may call the crisis line 24 hours a day at 257-5004.



Ed Staub & Sons has closed their office to the public effective March 17. In the interest of the community and their employees, public access will be suspended until further notice. All business can be conducted via phone, internet, fax. Their drivers will still be making propane deliveries at this time. For more information, call them at 257-3416.

Susanville’s Best of Broadway performances have been postponed. If you have any questions regarding a refund, call 310-4302.

Bottle and Brush Art Bar has decided to close for the remainder of March.

Milford 4-H canceled their Easter Egg hunt scheduled for April 4.

Community Church will not be having church services on March 29, but they will be doing a live stream on Facebook at 9 a.m.