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Remember When for the week of 6/27/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARSAGO..........1938

    A new weekly column will begin this week in this issue of this newspaper, the Plumas National-Bulletin. The Hot Spot by Alice Vaughan will feature clever homemaking hints for housewives.

    The new section of the Almanor Forest Highway from Paxton to Crescent Mills and the grade separation structure at the south entrance to Greenville on the same route will be completed by the end of the year. The narrow bridge across from Wolf Creek will then be abandoned upon completion.

50 YEARS AGO..........1963

    Bill and Helga Young will host a grand opening of their new store in Taylorsville Saturday. They will continue business in the old building which has been in the family for about 100 years. The new store is located next to the original building.

    Planning has been started by PG&E to extend 12,000 volt electrical service to the historic gold mining community of La Porte. The 11-mile line is estimated to cost $125,000.

25 YEARS AGO..........1988

    Cornet Stores, a Pasadena based chain store, is planning to build a 12,000 square foot variety store in Chester. It will be located on Highway 36 next to the Chester Community Methodist Church.

10 YEARS AGO..........2003

    The Feather River College Foundation has purchased and is now the official owner of the apartment complex adjacent to the Feather River College campus, paying $2.5 million and accommodating 150 students.

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

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