Business Scene for the week of 8.14.18

Caltrans is holding an open house meeting from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14 at the Susanville City Council offices. The public is invited to attend and discuss the Susanville Pavement Project currently being constructed on Highway 36 through the city of Susanville. See their ad in this week’s paper for more information on the project and the open house meeting.

This Saturday, Aug. 18, be sure to head on over to the Lassen County Fairgrounds for the fourth annual BBQ Cook-off. You’ll be able to sample some of the best barbecue in town and shop at the indoor craft fair.

There will be a car show and a kids play land. So get out of the house and enjoy some good food and fun this Saturday.

Pure Combat presents the High Desert Brawl XIII coming to the Diamond Mountain Casino and Hotel on Saturday, Aug. 25. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the fight starts at 7 p.m. The main event will feature Kelly Anundson vs. Joey Cabeza. Tickets are on sale now at the casino gift shop or on their website.

If you want to make a night of it, be sure to book your room and plan to enjoy a delicious dinner in the pub. Get your friends and your tickets and after the fight, be sure to play the summer frenzy promotion giving away up to $5,000 each day through the end of August. See the casino for complete promotional details.

Melanie Westbrook, broker/owner of Sierra Desert Properties in Uptown Susanville would like to welcome realtor Jean Lawry to her team.

Lawry is a longtime Lassen County resident and is looking forward to helping with all of your real estate needs. You can reach Lawry at 249-7655, visit Sierra Desert Properties at 613 Main St., Susanville, or call the office number at 250-7146.






If you haven’t stopped in to Milwood Florist and Treats Pet Supply lately, it is worth the trip! In addition to their wide variety of delicious, full-bodied truffles, they now offer a sugar-free selection. Milwood also has a summer sale going on, which includes rose bushes, fruit trees and all remaining annual plants.

Stop in and check out the savings and satisfy your sweet tooth at the same time. Milwood Florist is located at 2020 Main St., Susanville. See their ad in the Times the whole month of August for details.

Nick McBride, owner of Rooptown Bicycles in Uptown Susanville, wants to let everyone know there is still time to get your bikes in and tuned up for the upcoming Courage Triathlon.

Rooptown Bicycles is a full service, sales and accessories bike shop, and they are located at 80 N. Roop St., in Susanville. For more information, call 257-2360.

Matt Bereznak, general manager at Susanville Ford and Auto Center, tells us that Ron Moore was the lucky winner of the fair drawing.

“I wasn’t going to enter the free drawing, but sales associate Pat Lunsford encouraged me to. I’m glad he did because now I am the lucky owner of a 50” flat screen television,” Moore said.

If you missed out seeing the latest models on display at this year’s county fair, be sure to head on out to the lot, where you’ll find huge discounts, rebates and super low financing on new and quality pre-owned vehicles. The end of summer clearance sales event is an excellent time to upgrade your ride and get some of the best deals of the year.

Our sales staff has started selling the 2019 edition of the Lassen Plumas Connection telephone directory, the only locally produced — and most cost-effective — phone book that covers all of Lassen and Plumas counties, including parts of Sierra County.

For 23 years, we have been providing the region with the most complete and comprehensive residential and business listings in an easy-to-read and easy-to-use format.

We also include cellphone numbers for those who choose to list them — all you have to do is call our newspaper office and provide us with the number since they are not available for purchase from the telephone companies.

Some 42,000 phone books are hand-delivered to homes and businesses throughout the local area, primarily by local school and youth groups.

The delivery has become a major fundraiser for them. Since that very first edition in 1995, these groups have earned more than $200,000 for delivering the book.

Our professional advertising consultants are available to design a customized ad package that will market and promote your services in print and online.

The entire phone book is posted to our two popular and highly visited websites: and

For more information, rates and assistance, give Laura Tew, Erika Guisti or Teresa Stalteri a call at 257-5321.

We’re here to help with all of your marketing needs. And, we’ll be here tomorrow, and the next day, and the day after that. Unlike other phone book representatives from out of the area, we’re here working with you throughout the year.