Business Scene for the week of 4/11/2013

Chester restaurant opens
Longtime residents Robert and Jennifer Heffley have opened RJ’s Restaurant on Main Street in Chester. The lunch and dinner house has a full bar to complement a menu featuring American cuisine with a prime rib dinner special offered on Fridays. Photo by Cheri McIntire
cuccia’s restaurant opens friday

Lila Prince and Gina Prince are reopening Cuccia’s pizza, pasta and wine bar for their fifth season Friday, April 12. For the spring, it will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 5 p.m. until closing. Come enjoy their classic Italian cuisine and take advantage of the Thursday night specials where bottles of wine are half-price with dinner. The restaurant is at the corner of Mohawk Highway and Johnsville Road in Graeagle.


Round table pizza back in quincy

Coming full circle: Champions Pizza in the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Quincy is closed for a couple of weeks for remodeling. When owner Kerri Hoover reopens it will be as a Round Table Pizza franchise, which it had been for several decades up until about five years ago. Kerri said she is excited to be a part of the nation’s fifth largest pizza chain and to bring Round Table’s quality back to the area.


serving breakfast in chester

A restaurant in Chester that has become well-known for its friendly family atmosphere, great food and three big-screen televisions is now open for breakfast. The Locker Room Sports Grill, on Main Street next to the Best Western Rose Quartz Inn, is serving traditional breakfast favorites daily from 6 to 11 a.m., owner Millard Ralph tells us.


world’s largest music trade show

Ken Donnell, co-owner of Donnell’s MusicLand, attended the annual National Association of Music Merchants trade show in Anaheim recently. This is the largest trade show of musical products in North America. Ken made a number of purchases for the store, including a variety of Eleca acoustic guitars, with and without electric pickups. Come by the store at 207 Main St. in Greenville to check out all of the new merchandise.


wishing you continued success…

Rent a cabin in the woods...   Happy anniversary to Eric, Pat and Shelley Wilkerson and Dan McDonald, who are beginning their fourth year as owners of Camp Layman near Cromberg. They said restoration of the camp’s 13 rustic cabins is nearly complete. They added that summer reservations are up again this year. Guests from all over the region have been so impressed with the improvements and hospitality that they are making the camp an annual destination. www.camplayman.com


 Dan and Carla Day, owners of High Sierra Landscapes in Quincy, are celebrating their 10th year in business serving all of Plumas County. Their specialty is the design and installation of unique mountain landscapes. They also have special expertise working with ponds, streams and other water features in designing that perfect landscape.


 It’s year eight for Norm and Jeanne Brovelli, owners of La Casa Bella Fine Furnishings on Main Street in Quincy. The store features an array of trendy furniture and home furnishings, including Persian carpets. The purchases they made at a World Market Center show in Las Vegas last month are still arriving, so be sure to stop so you don’t miss out! Don’t forget, they just opened a second business: Jenelli’s Bakery on Main Street in downtown Quincy.


   The Giggling Crow is celebrating its fourth anniversary this month. The Chester store offers a large selection of new and rediscovered upscale women’s clothing and new fashion accessories, including jewelry, hats, scarves and more, to complement its collection of designer jeans. The store also features a popular “Handmade in Chester” section. In addition, Suzanne just returned from a gift show in San Francisco where she bought lots of new items for her store.


 Last year, on March 5, the Bargain Boutique opened in the new bigger and better location at 405 Main St. in downtown Quincy. The extra space allowed volunteers to add a furniture section and expand the selection of clothing and footwear for the entire family, gently used books, videos and DVDs, household items and more.


 Based in Quincy,www.Custom-Ears.comis celebrating its second anniversary. Owners Rick Marchus and his wife, Laura, who also own Quincy Carpet & Window Care, custom mold hearing protection, Bluetooth earpieces and headphones and musicians’ IEM monitors. They found a solution to the poor sound and discomfort caused by ill-fitting “generic” earbuds that Bluetooth manufacturers provide.If you would like more information, visit them online or call Rick at 283-2289.


 Village Antiques & Associates celebrates its first anniversary this month. Owners Athea Anderson, Linda Brennan, Sandra Lee and Susanne Bergum are looking forward to the year ahead, bringing in new inventory as well as producing their second annual Village Marketplace, an antique and collectible fair set for June 29. Applications are available at their store on Lawrence Street in Quincy, which is now open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


 Slusher Plumbing in Chester marks its 33rd year of business this month. The business offers heating and air conditioning repair and maintenance, as well as new equipment installation. Other services include sewer and drain cleaning and installation of septic systems, tankless water heaters, gas piping and equipment and radiant heating systems.

 For two years Martin L. Sanford, DC, has been effectively serving patients at MartinSanford Chiropractic’s Portola location on the corner of Gulling and Commercial streets.

custom-made tepees

Randy Nelson has opened a handcrafted tepee business on Birch Street in Westwood called 2 Feathers Tipi. He makes them in several sizes, from a miniature version for things like doll houses or pets, to a large 18- to 20-foot model that can be used for events and business attractions, and other sizes for just about everything in between. He also rents tepees for camping and other uses with delivery service available. These well-insulated tepees are offered in six tribal designs or can be custom made. Randy and his wife, Missy, have five grown children and seven grandchildren.

go see what you’re missing

Raelene McKee and her nephew, Joe Flanary, have opened Stuff & Things on Main Street in downtown Loyalton. The store carries “a vintage collection of repurposed bits and pieces of the past to make stuff fun for the present.” Raelene operated a similar store with the same name in Portola for years and is also well-known for her garden parties in Loyalton. Joe says he is a wandering spirit having traveled wide while developing his taste for the unusual and collectible. The store is open Thursday through Sunday.

finishing the second decade

Chuck Elliot is beginning his 20th year with Bodfish Bicycles and Quiet Mountain Sports in Chester. Catering to both summer and winter activities, they sell, rent and repair bicycles year round, carry backpacking equipment, kayaks and standup paddle boards. Chuck has family after family come back to tell him the bike(s) they bought for their kids “are made to last,” being handed down through the family.



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