Business Scene for the week of 10/17/2014


Owner Lucio Micias welcomes Chef Chris King to his staff at the Express Coffee Shop. Chef Chris studied under locally acclaimed chef Sean Conry, ofLongboards fame, and will bring those experiences to the East Quincy restaurant. Express serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with daily specials and offers beer and wine.

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Business Scene for the week of 10/10/2014


Haley Shafer is the newest insurance agent at Flanigan-Leavitt Insurance Co. Haley and her family relocated to Quincy from Lemoore, where she was an insurance agent handling commercial lines. She and her husband Michael have three children: Michael Jr., 13, Makayla, 10, and Hunter, 5. The family enjoys a variety of outdoor activities and said that Plumas County seems to be an ideal place for them to raise their children. From the Flanigan offices in Quincy, Haley will specialize in personal auto and home insurance. “We’re excited to have Haley on our team. Her experience and character will fit well with our customers and our staff,” said Mike Flanigan.

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Business Scene for the week of 9/26/2014


With a Hollywood theme and ladies dressed as their favorite actresses, the ever-popular Girls’ Night Out this Friday evening in Quincy promises to be as gala an event as ever. The fun-filled and entertaining night begins at 4 p.m. and continues past 8 p.m. Your stroll starts at Carey Candy Co. where you can pick up a program and a bag filled with goodies. It then continues as you visit the 24 participating businesses that have rolled out the red carpet with refreshments, music and prize drawings. The evening won’t be complete without stopping at the Town Hall Theatre to participate in the costume contest sponsored by Sierra Moon Photography.

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Business Scene for the week of 10/3/2014

Jeff Finch, manager at Canyon Motor Parts, has teamed up with the gang from Tahoe Marine Powersports to hold a boat clinic at the NAPA auto parts store in East Quincy. Jeff says his store and Tahoe Marine have preordered parts (the necessary framing wood for the shrinkwrapping is being purchased locally from Mountain Building Supply) for this two-weekend event, which is set for Oct. 3 – 4 and again Oct. 17 – 18 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 613-5874 to set an appointment. More details are in the ad in this week’s newspaper. Tahoe Marine also shrinkwraps other recreational vehicles, including trailers, so be sure to ask about it.

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Business Scene for the week of 9/19/2014


Kelly Tan and her family at Young’s Market in downtown Taylorsville are in the planning stages for a huge birthday party Oct. 18. Seems the store’s National cash register turned 100 years old this year and they’re throwing it a party! That’s right, a party for a cash register — and why not? The antiquecash register has earned it working day in and day out for a century at this historic store, where it continues to be the focal point of attention for both visitors and locals alike as it reliably rings up sale after sale. The old adage “they just don’t make things the way they used to” certainly fits here. No doubt here will be plenty of Indian Valley old-timers at the party to share a story or two.Kelly, besides being a successful storekeeper, is also a talented and seasoned caterer. She said there’s going to be lots of free food and beverages for all to enjoy along with live music and a contest for the best birthday cake.

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