Business Scene for the week of 8/22/2014


Mimi Garner welcomes both canines and their owners at her newly opened Dog Depot Pet Store. It is located within the Sierra Adventures Regional Visitor Center, which is across from the historic white barn at the intersection of Highway 70 and 89 in Blairsden.Dogs can relax while their owners shop for pet food, toys, snacks, chews, bowls, leashes, gifts and more. Visitors with dogs will also find information on pet-friendly attractions. Dog Depot also offers dog daycare and in-home boarding.

Mimi invites you to stop by over the Labor Day weekend for appetizers.


Follow the red signs this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23 and 24, because they’ll lead you to artists’ open studios in Quincy, Meadow Valley and Indian Valley. Each artist will have refreshments at his or her location. The open houses run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participating artists are Phil Gallagher, Michael Kerby, Marc Ellen Hamel, Main Street Artists Gallery, Lucinda Wood, George Fluke, Sally Yost, Beth Aitken and Russ Flint.


With the addition of barber Mike Anderson, customers will now find George Scheuchenzuber’s two-chair Downtown Barber Shop on Main Street in Quincy open for hair cuts and hot shaves six days a week. Mike owned and operated his own shop in Colfax for years.


Jeff Finch, manager at Canyon Auto Parts, is pleased to announce the addition of Rance Lewis to his team. Rance brings seven years of auto parts knowledge to the East Quincy NAPA store.


For 38 years, it’s been all in the family. We’re talking about La Sierra Lanes in Quincy, which was first opened in August 1976 by Dale and Kitty Cleckner and their daughter Jeannie and her husband, Dick Dykes. The successful run they’ve enjoyed for the eight-lane bowling alley continues with Dick and Jeannie, their daughter Lesley Froggatt and her daughter Kealey.

John and Shellee Potter are celebrating their first year of business in Chester with Potter’s Auto and Boat Care. With 22 years of experience, the couple uses professional cleaning products to care for your vehicles. As have their many satisfied customers have already noticed, their attention to details shows on every job.

The Garden Salon & Spa in Old Town Chester is also celebrating its first anniversary. Owner Kaitlyn Caunedo offers a full line of hair and nail services and products. She also carries a full line of Youngblood mineral cosmetics that is suitable for all ages and skin types, even for those with sensitive or problem skin.

Make it year 11 for Michael Shannon and Victor and Linda Hursh. They are the owners of Sierra Coffee and Beverage. From their headquarters in Chester, they supply coffee-making systems and other vending machines and deliver bottled water to businesses throughout Plumas and Lassen counties.

Robin White Nunez celebrates year three at her store, Robin’s Roots, in Quincy. In May she introduced a line of stylish clothing, jewelry, shoes and other accessories to her boutique next to the Forest Service complex on Lawrence Street. She continues to offer haircuts, coloring, tanning and waxing.

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