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Remember When for the week of 12/1/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
12/1/2010

80 YEARS AGO........1930

Good old days are recalled in a new and interesting feature debuting with this issue of the Plumas National-Bulletin. The special editorial feature under the heading "The Good Old Days" will consist of articles and excerpts from the files of the county newspaper published a quarter of a century ago.

50 YEARS AGO.....1960

Harold Reeker, 18, of San Francisco was found not guilty by a Plumas County jury of ten women and two men at the conclusion of the trial for setting the fire at Virgilia August 15. The time of the fire actually started was an issue in the defendant's presentation.

30 YEARS AGO......1980

A minor earthquake shook all of Plumas County at 12:17 p.m. with a magnitude of 3.6.

Alan H. Thieler, one of Plumas County's Plumas County Superior Court judges will be honored this week when his official portrait is mounted inside the Plumas County courthouse. The portrait will be placed outside the third floor courtroom along other portraits displayed there including judges James O. Moncur, William MacMillan, Bertram D. Janes, Stanley C. Young and Roger Settlemire.

10 YEARS AGO.......2000

All of Plumas County's fire departments were notified this week by the state divisIon of Occupations Safety and Health Organization (OSHA)  that they will have to replace all protective clothing, gear and equipment purchased before 1978.

 


CYBER WEEK SPECIAL - Get the 1997 New Year's Flood in Plumas County video on DVD for ONLY $17, this week only! SEND A CHECK FOR $17 INSTEAD OF THE NORMAL $20 and you get the automatic discount. Be sure to watch the new trailer below.

HISTORICAL GIFT- The 1997 New Years Flood Video is now available on DVD. See the damage beyond the roadblocks where the public wasn’t allowed to go. Get all 78 minutes featuring: The Feather River Canyon flooding, Two Rivers washout, Sloat Bridge, Dog Rock washout, Indian Valley flooding, Quincy and American Valley flooding. Price includes tax and shipping. For Cyber week only, send a check or money order for the reduced price of $17 to Kevin Mallory, PO Box 1785, Quincy, CA 95971, include name, phone and return address information. Order now before they run out. (530) 283-0150 for more information.

 

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