Occupancy certificate issued for surgical center
Dr. Kemmou has had a surgical practice in Yuma since 2007. His medical office is located at 1841 W. 25th St. and can be reached at 344-5055.
His new surgical facility, which has a Moroccan theme, was a custom-build project by the Edais Group of Edais Engineering and Clear Solutions Environeering, both owned by Najeh Edais.
After 40 years of operating Midtown Auto Inc., an auto repair business, Tim and Mary Hanchette have retired. Together with their son, Jimmy, the couple opened the busines in 1977. The son now works for Rural/Metro.
While the Hanchettes will continue to own the property at 2445 S. Virginia Drive, the business has been purchased by long-time employee Brian Vance. He will be reopening the business in a couple of weeks as Vance's Midtown Auto. It will have the same phone number of 317-2701.
Highway Nursery, 4200 W. Highway 80, has closed and owner John Curtis is seeking a lessee for the property.
With the nursery's closure, Curtis is focusing on the landscaping side of his business, specializing in the design and coordination of landscape projects. He can be reached at 503-4707.
Curtis also said he has some remaining trees at the nursery he is offering for $10 and $20. For information, give him a call.
Ground work is under way for Lin's Grand Buffet on the southeast corner of 16th Street and Pacific Avenue. The new restaurant will be more than 11,000 square feet.
In other building activity, Alan Kircher, city of Yuma deputy building official, reported:
• A certificate of occupancy has been issued for a project to enclose a storage area at Green Rubber Kennedy, 2745 E. 24th St. The company is a distributor of agricultural and industrial supplies.
• A permit has been issued for a new medical office for Dr. Tsehaye Seare at Tuscany Plaza, lot 8.
• A permit has also been issued for tenant improvements for a GSA project in a multi-tenant building at Yuma Commerce Center, 7016 E. 30th St.
• Plans have been submitted for a rooftop solar photo voltaic system at True Leaf Farms.
Z Trendz has moved into its new home at 773 S. Orange Ave. and is now open for business there. It can still be reached at 783-3370.
The business recently purchased the property that had previously housed Tile Outlet.
Z Trendz does custom screen print and embroidery services. It had previously been located at 1340 S. 4th Ave.
After being closed for three years, Lu's Patio Cafe, 39760 E. Highway 80 in Tacna has reopened and is now open six days a week. Hours are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, closed on Tuesdays. The phone number is 785-3100.
The popular eatery is owned by Linda “Lu” Aragon, a teacher at Dateland School.
GStar Networks has just completed a major computer hardware upgrade that will provide Yuma customers with cloud storage that provides back up of their computer data in a secure, offsite location, announced Brenda Franco, general manager.
GStar Networks performs IT (Information Technology) support and services, EHR, PC network setup and repairs, network analysis, network certification, fiber optics, WiFi, VPN, remote access and general system administration for 2003, 2008 and 2011 Windows Servers. GStar also has its own software engineer on staff to assist with customers' special needs.
For more information, call 328-1712 or visit the office at 2260 S. 4th Ave., Suite F, in Citrus View Plaza.
Trudy Knowles has become the new resident manager at Sky Vista Estates, a gated 74-lot, 55-plus manufactured home subdivision where you can purchase your own lot. Sky Vista is located at 3421 S. Lunar Way, just west of Country Roads on Avenue 5-1/2 E.
She will care for the clubhouse and pool area and also help with the home sales. The office can be reached at 928-345-4585.
Knowles and her husband, Matt, are transferring from Chula Vista, Calif., where they managed several apartment houses.
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