Business Scene for the week of 1/2/2013

clawson to speak at macworld

Michael Clawson will be speaking at Macworld 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 2, at Moscone Center in San Francisco. His topic this year will be the second part of a speech he gave at the huge Apple convention last year, but will highlight creative iPhone editing to his presentation.Michael got his start in Silicon Valley when Apple Computer and Adobe Systems first made their mark in desktop publishing. He was introduced to interactive media early in his career, then transitioned to production artist and, later, creator and lead principal of an interactive department at a major advertising agency. Specializing in branding across multiple media platforms, his diverse repertoire includes a hybrid combination of designer and developer with emphasis on graphic design, branding, photography and communication. He and his wife, Patty, own and operate Big Fish Creations in Graeagle.

beer and wine license

Carol Franchetti tells us she now selling beer and wine at her newest venture, Chester Old Town Cafe on Main Street. Carol, as many of you know, also owns and operates the very successful Carol’s Cafe and West Shore Deli at Prattville.


light ’em up…

Dutch and Kim Morrison have owned and operated downtown Quincy’s Courthouse Cafe for the past dozen years. This popular eatery is well known for its extensive breakfast and lunch menu with each and every item masterfully cooked to perfection.

 John Pato has managed the Graeagle Chevron for the West family for 20 years. Troy Holt, an ASC-certified auto technician with loads of experience, begins his sixth year there taking care of everything from minor tune-ups and oil changes to brake jobs and major overhauls — foreign or domestic. And, fitting for area, Troy also repairs small engines like the ones in snowblowers and snowmobiles.

Juliana Mark begins her fifth year as proprietor of J’s Feather River Rental. Her well-established business in Delleker (just west of Portola) offers a large assortment of quality rental items for virtually any lightweight or heavy-duty project. She is also a certified event planner and rents tables, chairs, linen, china, tents, canopies and just about anything else you might need. If she doesn’t have it, Juliana said she’ll find it!


want your picture(s) published?

If you have a photo or photos you would like us to consider using in the 2013 Plumas County Visitors Guide that exemplifies everything that makes this county such a great place to visit, we encourage you to submit them via email to PVGphotos@plumasnews.com. Be sure to include details about where the photo(s) were taken, your phone number and permission for us to use them in our publication. The only remuneration we can offer for the use of your picture(s) is a photo credit. Deadline for submission is Feb. 13. We encourage photos with people doing visitor-type activities, but scenics are also welcome.Pick up a copy of the 2012 visitors guide at a local business to get an idea of the kinds of pictures we’ve used in the past. For additional information call or email Kevin Mallory at Feather Publishing: 283-0800; PVGphotos@plumasnews.com.





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