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Remember When for the week of 5/5/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

80 YEARS AGO... 1930
    Advertisement: Gifts for Mother's Day at Portola Mercantile--Gifts suitable for Mother include silk gloves, house frock, silk hoisery, silk umbrellas.
    Advertisement: Just in time for Spring--Bertie Lee Keen will be in Plumas County during the month of May to do natural permanent hair waving as follows: Lee Lodge in Chester, Phil's Barber Shop in Greenville, Adele's Beauty Shop in Quincy. Graeagle, Portola and Walker Mine locations to be announced.


50 YEARS AGO... 1960
    The proposed $31 million Belden power plant project by PG&E was endorsed by a four to one vote by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week.
    Chester volunteer firemen set fire and razed an infamous structure in Chester Sunday. It was the house that in which the Santos gang plotted the robbery and murder of Chester grocer Guard Young and his three children in October of 1952.

30 YEARS AGO... 1980
    An application to organize a Plumas Bank with headquarters in Quincy was filed with the California State Banking Commission this week. The proposed board of directors and founders include the following organizers: Jerry Kehr, Oliver McGill and Jessie Wellenbrock of Chester; Everett Bey, Bob Moon, Bob Dellinger, Ernie Leonhardt and Rich DeMars, all of Quincy; George Bartlett of Portola, Mike Shaw of Graeagle and Bob Schoensee of Mohawk.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000
    Lloyd Crawford, who has overseen Plumas County's mental health and drug & alcohol programs for the last 15 years resigned at the Tuesday Plumas County Board of Supervisors meeting.

 

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