Businesses: Windy days mean fewer customers

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CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Paul Ramirez, middle, and his son Sergio, left, purchase a drill extension Thursday at Burns Do It Center. Burns cashier, Patty Gallus rings Ramirez up. Benna Sayyed When winds go up in Clovis, business goes down. Mariah Smith said she becomes bored on windy days as business slows at the […]

Salon killings remind us life is precious gift

Freedom Newspapers Attention, national and international, has focused on the anguish of Seal Beach, Calif., where gunfire inside a hair salon on a warm afternoon Wednesday left eight people dead and a woman wounded. The worst mass killing in Orange County history has stunned the coastal town of about 25,000 residents, along with the rest […]

It’s Their Business: Hilltop Escape Salon and Day Spa

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Hilltop Escape Salon and Day Spa Name: Hilltop Escape Salon and Day Spa Location: 2214 N. Main St., Suite 10 What they do: They offer hair care services, facials, manicures, pedicures, waxing and massages. Who’s in charge: Jennifer Borden Employees: Five How long in business: Two months Hours: Monday though Friday from 9 a.m. to […]

Aug. 8, 1930

The Clovis Evening News-Journal reported that Jimmy Darr, 159-pound Melrose slugger, and Percy Reed, 154 pounds, of Clovis, put on six rounds of the fightingest fight ever seen in a Clovis ring. The bout was called a draw. … Lillian Ellen Beauty Salon offered a “Eugene” hair permanent for $8.

2/14 Business digest

CCC graduate opens hair salon in Clovis Recent Clovis Community College graduate Amanda Drake has opened a hair salon at 2400 N. Main, Suite B. Drake said The Beauty Bar offers “everything hair” to clients. “We are a full-service hair salon that specializes in foil color and cuts,” Drake said. Drake said the hair salon […]

11/22 Business Licenses

Here are some of the business licenses obtained from the city of Clovis in October: • Affordable Firewood/Landscaping Type: Firewood Owner: Richard Powers Location: 1205 Thornton St. • The New You Type: Beauty salon Owner: Lyndi Austin Location: 316 Main St. • Larelle Ferro Type: Beauty salon Owner: Larelle Ferro Location: 135 Highland Dr. • […]

8/23 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Officers observed a vehicle with two occupants parked outside of a home Thursday in an area on the south side of 10th street known for drug traffic. A check revealed the vehicle’s registration had expired. A male passenger told officers he had […]

Salon inexpensive for public, practice for students

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Clovis Community College cosmetology student Natalie Salaz of Portales adds highlights to fellow student Blanca Ramos’ hair last week during class at the college. (staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer The salon looks professional with a full product line, a waiting area and posters of beautiful models with perfect hair. It […]