Biznews for April 1, 2014




Pictured above is the new team at The Pardner Farm Supply on Johnstonville Road in Susanville. Ray Sousa — retail manager, Joey Gonzalves — seed coordinator, Jared Penfold — seed coordinator, and Mike Machado — dispatcher. The gals, Erica Caldwell and JoEllen Wood, are staying on as the store managers. In addition to keeping their full line of retail products, gifts and clothing lines, the store will be expanding their fertilizer and chemical services. Be sure to check out their full line of quality feed at competitive prices. Stop by and see all the new things happening today and welcome the new owners at The Pardner Farm Supply. Photo by Jill Atkinson

Biznews for March 25, 2014


Chris Cordova has lived in Susanville for 22 plus years, and has worked in Lassen County as a mechanic for approximately 10 years. As a family man himself, Chris recognized the need for busy moms and dads to bring their vehicles in for basic and full lube/oil service. He has a large waiting area complete with a TV, coloring books, beverages and snacks, which he shares with Midtown Auto Repair. Chris tells us you don’t need an appointment, stop in and experience their friendly, reliable service. Main Street Lube is located at 1719 Main St., at the corner of Hall and Main, just across from the Susanville Police Department.

Biznews for March 18, 2014





Josh Pettigrew grew up working on cars from a young age and, after high school, began working at a local tire shop. With more than 10 years professional experience under his belt, he decided to open his own shop, Midtown Auto Repair. Josh specializes in brakes, suspension, drive train and safety inspections. Josh has lived in Susanville for more than 20 years, so you may well recognize him if you stop by the shop. No appointment is necessary; stop by on a first-come, first-served basis. Ask Josh about free estimates. He is located at 1719 Main St., at the corner of Hall and Main, right next to Main Street Lube. Photo by Erika Giusti


The Susanville Symphony is hosting a Symphony Elegant Evening on Friday, March 21 at the Elk's Lodge in Susanville. Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by an elegant dinner at 7. There will be a silent auction with some great get-a-ways available. Tickets can be purchased at Margie's Book Nook.


Diamond View School students are hosting a spaghetti feed from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20. The students are raising money for an educational field trip to Oregon. The dinner will be held at the school, and will include spaghetti, French bread, salad and a drink. Desserts will be sold separately, and they tell us you can get your dinner to go.


This Thursday, March 20, The Health Nut invites you to a gluten-free sampling of some delicious new recipes from Namaste gluten-free foods. Stopin and taste Linda's new energy bars; gluten free and perfect for packing in backpacks and lunch boxes, or just snacking on during your busy day. She'll also have gluten-free brownies for you to try, and The Health Nut will be baking a loaf of Namaste's delicious gluten-free bread. Linda will have some free gifts and recipe ideas for you to take home. Samples will be available from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 2204 Main St. Susanville.


During the last two weeks, we have mentioned lots of businesses moving. Just to clarify, Axia Home Loans’ Cheryl Holmes is still upstairs at 2301 Main St. She will not be moving her office until May 1.

Realty World/Lassen Land & Homes’ Odette Swift is also upstairs at that same location.

American Pacific Mortages’ Kathie Garnier is downstairs in the same building. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused their clients or our readers.


Horacio Figueroa, longtime Susanville resident, has re-opened The Courthouse Café at 2920 Riverside Drive. He invites you to come down and try the best biscuits in town and enjoy their friendly service! They have daily specials as well as a few new items on the menu. They are open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. seven days a week. Stop in or call ahead at 257-1886.


            Diamond Mountain Golf Course is having their grand opening for the 2014 golf season Saturday, March 29. The course will be open for play. The Diamond Mountain Bar & Grill will also be open beginning March 29. Be sure and see their ad in this week's paper for more information, and find out how you can save an additional $100.

Biznews for March 11, 2014


Judy and Lorin Galassi, owners of Papa Murphy's in Susanville, tell us they are now offering a new pan pizza. The fresh pan pizza features a thick, buttery crust made from the scratch-made dough along with freshly prepared ingredients.

Judy says, "Everyone can taste the difference" in the new pan pizza.

Stop by their Main Street store today to pick up your take-n-bake pizza.

Biznews for March 4, 2014


Sometime in mid April, Axia Home Loans will be relocating to 3940 Riverside Drive in Susanville. Cheryl Holmes and her staff won't miss the many stairs they have had to climb for the past 15 years. They are excited to be relocating to a brand new building (currently under construction) on a single floor. They will have ample parking and easy access to the new office.

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