Category: News

June 26, 2012

Jason Bodlovich Group: Moby Ahab

Guitarist Jason Bodlovich released a CD in 2003 called “Blues For Dexter”. It is a labor-of-love tribute to legendary jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon. The first thing that I noticed when I looked at the CD was that Ray Brown, one of the most esteemed bass players in all of jazz history, was a member of […]

June 19, 2012

Sonoma Grown: John Courage & the Great Plains

A few weeks ago while sitting at my desk at The Last Record Store, some new music wafted through the air that caught my attention. As I walked from the back room to the front of the store, I tried to guess who this splendid music was by. Amos Lee? Ryan Adams?? I was pleasantly […]

June 11, 2012

Green Efforts: Elemental Herbs

Warm weather is upon us and we are ready. June’s Green Item’s are essential for enjoying the wonderful weather. Protecting yourself from the sun allows for day after day of outdoor enjoyment. We will be highlighting and having sales on a different Elemental product each week of June. So you can stock up on all […]

June 4, 2012

Live to work or Work to Live

I love my job and all that other BS you expect to see on a company hosted blog. Who really loves their job that much? Anyone? Maybe some…  The fact is that most of us go to work to make money so we can live the life we love. If you are one of the […]

May 6, 2012

Delivering on Our Own Waste: Turning Grease Into Fuel

Oliver’s has gone full circle! We are proud to announce that we will be using our own grease to power our delivery truck. Oliver’s has been selling its grease to Yokayo Biofuels and will now be using the finished product—biodiesel–to run our delivery truck. This decision has many benefits for our company and implements what […]

May 2, 2012

Green Efforts: World Centric

Spring is upon us again and it’s time to enjoy all of the beautiful surroundings Sonoma County has to offer. May’s Green Item of the Month provides a sustainable way to have a wonderful picnic or BBQ at the park. Take the family or that special someone to the ocean or forest and know that […]

April 25, 2012

My Two New Favorite Teas

I taste just about every food that I decide we should carry—even if it’s something I don’t normally eat. Having said that, I am often in need of teas that soothe my tummy due to eating too much. My two new favorite teas are Traditional Medicinals Smooth Move Chamomile and Gas Relief. Traditional Medicinals added […]

April 3, 2012

Green Efforts: Oliver’s Blue Bag

April is upon us and Earth day is ready to be celebrated again. Oliver’s is celebrating Earth Day with a commemorative Earth Day re-usable bag. Many benefits come from using this bag instead of a “single-use” paper or plastic bag. This topic is on the fore front of local politics. The timing of earth day […]

March 9, 2012

Green Efforts: BioBag

Oliver’s is excited to have BioBag compostable bags as our March Green Item of the Month. We picked this item in support of the growing alternatives to petroleum based plastic bags. Most citizens are aware of the negative effects plastic has on our environment and health. As alternatives grow, it becomes easier and more economically […]

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