Business Scene for the week of 1/16/18

Longtime Real Estate Broker Melissa Pickett recently joined the Tina Cordoba Team at Town & Country Real Estate. Melissa has been in the business for more than 23 years. She moved to Susanville in 2010 and has been working in real estate in this area since then. Melissa said she is excited to be working with the team at Town & Country, and claims to “live and breathe real estate” 365 days a year. You can reach Melissa on her cell, 310-2101, or in the office, 251-2552, or stop by their 1913 Main St. location.

Looking to do something fun with your toddler? JandJ Performing Arts is starting the new year off with “Mommy and Me” classes, which combine ballet, stretch, tumbling and rhythm techniques. For more information, see their ad in this week’s paper, or log onto their website at

Kelly Smith, owner of Hodge Podge Lodge, along with the help of her mom, have been very busy at their Main Street Susanville store. They have put away most of the Christmas decorations, left some out, which are now on clearance. Kelly tells us 50 percent of the store is brand new inventory. She is now carrying Airome, a 100 percent pure essential oil; you’ll also find funny animal decor, new journals, Bibles and lots of new decor for your home.
Kelly tells us the store will be closed from Jan. 26 until Feb. 6 as she will be attending the Vegas Buying Mart, so if there’s something specific you’d like to see in the store, stop in this week to let Kelly know.
Kelly is planning on retiring in the near future, be sure and see her ad this week as the store is now for sale.

Real estate broker Melanie Westbrook recently opened her own office in Uptown Susanville. Sierra Desert Properties is located at 613 Main St. You can reach Melanie in her office at 250-7146 or on her cell at 249-1061. Stop by her Uptown Susanville office soon for all your real estate needs.

Did you know January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month? Cervical cancer is the easiest gynecologic cancer to prevent. Women should be screened starting at age 21-65 years old, unless they have had a total hysterectomy for a non-cancerous condition. If you have not had a recent screening, be sure to see the ad in this week’s paper for Banner Health Clinic and Northeastern Rural Health Clinic and for more information about scheduling a screening today.

Sherry McBroome, owner of Sierra Jewelry Company in Uptown Susanville, tells us they had so much fun with their sale during the holidays that they are going to continue it through Valentine’s Day. So if your honey hinted at something he or she wanted … now is the perfect time to buy it.
Speaking of the holidays, there were 11 lucky winners whose names were drawn for a fabulous gift from Sierra Jewelry Company. These 11 people shared more than $2,200 in cash and prizes. Be sure and stop in at 801 Main St. in Uptown Susanville, or give them a call at 257-2578.

Due to recent changes in California regulations, many people have been asking where they can buy ammunition. Honey Lake Firearms, located in Uptown Susanville, has a variety of ammunition in stock and as a licensed firearms dealer, owner Jeff Cagle tells us he is able to continue selling ammunition within the California guidelines.
Honey Lake Firearms is located at 600 Main St., Susanville.