Taking Care of Business: Patterson Urgent Care, L’aube Boutique open; Lamppost Pizza closes its doors
by Maddy Houk | Patterson Irrigator
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<b>Closing time:</b> July 26 was the last day of business for Lamppost Pizza.—Photo by Nathan Duckworth/Patterson Irrigator
Closing time: July 26 was the last day of business for Lamppost Pizza.—Photo by Nathan Duckworth/Patterson Irrigator
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The Lamppost crew along with owners Mark (left) and Renee (fourth from right) pose following the final night of business, July 26, for Patterson's Lamppost Pizza.—Courtesy Photo
The Lamppost crew along with owners Mark (left) and Renee (fourth from right) pose following the final night of business, July 26, for Patterson's Lamppost Pizza.—Courtesy Photo
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Two new businesses have opened locally in Patterson, one in the Walmart Center and the other near the downtown Circle. One Patterson establishment has closed its doors.

Medical practice provides walk-in service

Patterson Urgent Care opened here on Monday, July 7 in the Walmart Center on Ward and Sperry avenues to serve medical needs of local folks.

Natalie Mattos-Perry, a certified physician assistant, has a Master of Science and Health degree.

Mattos-Perry and Anyssa Gonzalez, medical assistant, are in the office Monday through Friday to help community members who need stitches, have a sore throat, need an EKG, refills on medication, biopsies, blood work or physicals.

Community members of all ages, men, women and children, do not need an appointment and can walk in anytime. English and Spanish are spoken at the office.

Dr. Min Wu, a medical doctor who runs the local facility also runs the Turlock Urgent Care and Modesto Urgent Care is in the office occasionally.

Patterson Urgent Care is located in the Walmart Center, at 1010 Sperry Ave., Suite D (next to Togo’s Sandwiches) and open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed from 1 to 2 p.m. for lunch).

For information: 892-3111.

A new boutique opens downtown

A new business L’aube Boutique opened on Thursday, July 24 at 11 Plaza Circle, Suite E. in the former Plaza Grocery Building.

Owner Fariza Padilla, who has had the online business for more than a year, wanted to bring French flavor to Patterson in a relaxing environment and opened the storefront. Her vision when she started her business online more than a year ago was to try to offer a variety of items and designer fashions to customers.

L’aube meaning “The Dawn” carries men, women and children’s clothing and accessories and such brand names as Tori Burch, Kate Spade, Michael Kors and Coach. Customers are invited to sit back and relax in a welcoming environment and connect to the Wi-Fi while sipping coffee or tea and listening to music such as Frank Sinatra tunes.

Padilla offers private gatherings and a relaxing time for groups who wish to try on clothes and accessories and enjoy time together. Padilla, a 15-year veteran herself in the Army Reserves JAG, gives veterans discounted rates.

“My idea is you can dress up with accessories,” Padilla said. “I’m bringing affordability and convenience in design and fashion to Patterson. I think we can all look great and not spend a ton of money on what we wear.”

L’aube Boutique hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The store is open weekends by appointment only. Padilla said she’s flexible and will work on mutually agreed times with individuals and groups who want to buy at the shop.

L’aube Boutique’s website is farpadilla@laubeboutique.com.

Lamppost closes its doors

On a sad note, we announce that Lamppost Pizza, at 2985 Renzo Lane in the retail center off Rogers Road, has closed its doors as of Saturday, July 26.

Lamppost Pizza was a gathering place for the whole family and often the whole team of sports players. Owners Mark and Renee Massone and their crew posted a note on Lamppost Pizza website thanking all of their loyal customers.

“We made so many wonderful friends and memories,” Mark and Renee said. “We will cherish them for the rest of our lives.”

Businesses who are new to town may call Maddy Houk at 892-6187.
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