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Remember When for the week of 6/30/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


80 YEARS AGO... 1930

    Fourth of July events within Plumas County:
In Portola: a concert, dancing and a carnival with many concessions, baseball games. In Greenville: dancing all afternoon, 10 cents a dance, a bathing beauty contest, swimming racing and diving stunts and a grand ball in the big, cool pavilion, $1.00 admission.

50 YEARS AGO... 1960
    Candidates for Queen of the 11th Annual Silver Buckle Rodeo in Taylorsville this Fourth of July are: Helen Merino of Taylorsville, Rocky Hohne of Genesee and Judy Peterson of Crescent Mills. Note: Helen Merino won.
    Advertisement: At Boyd's Pioneer Shopping in Center Supermarket in Quincy: Free movie tickets inside Quaker Oats oatmeal canisters to see the film "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" starring Doris Day and David Niven, 45 cents.

30  YEARS AGO... 1980

    Candy Armanino of Taylorsville will preside over the Taylorsville Fourth of July Silver Buckle Rodeo this year.
    Plumas County was once again first in the state to report final election results to the California Secretary of State in this June's election. The call was made to the Secretary of State March Fong Eu at 9:39 p.m. With over 10,000 total registered voters in Plumas County there was a 69  per cent voter turnout.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000

    Nearly one million dollars has been spent for improvements at the Plumas-Sierra County fairgrounds in the last four and half years under the direction of fair manager Mike Clements and the fair board. The fair has spent some $67,500 and the Plumas County Board of Supervisors has contributed  $l57,600 to upgrading the facility.

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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