Remember When for the week of 4/20/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1936

Advertisement: Easter specials at Nellie Mae Beauty Shoppe--oil shampoo and finger wave $1.00, shampoo and marcel curl $1.50, permanent waves starting at $3.00.

Advertisement: PG&E provides low electrical rates so every home can afford to cook Easter dinner with electricity. See your local appliance dealer to buy a smartly modern electric range for $95.00.


50 YEARS AGO......1961

Advertisement: Easter dinner grocery items featured in this weeks newspaper: Hams 53 cents per pound, eggs 29 cents per dozen, fresh asparagus 19 cents per pound, pitted black olives 25 cents a can, flour 59 cents for five pounds, fresh yams 14 cents per pound.

Advertisement: Easter dinner menu at Cedar Lodge in Chester--Roasted turkey or baked ham with fruit, salad, soup, vegetable and dessert for $2.25, Casual dress... come as your are.


25 YEARS AGO.........1986

Easter dinner grocery items featured this weeks newspaper: Hams 99 cents per pound, asparagus 79 cents per pound, yams 49 cents per pound, jello 59 cents per package, one dozen brown ’n serve rolls 79 cents, jelly beans $1.29 per pound.


10 YEARS AGO......2001

Plumas County Supervisor B.J. Pearson and his wife Sylvia have agreed to a settlement of $216,000 from the State of California over damages to his business resulting from the pike eradication chemical treatment of Lake Davis in October of 1997. Other damage money was distributed to more than 150 businesses in the area one year go but Pearson opted to wait to settle his case until all other cases were settled. Pearson predecessor, former supervisor Fran Roudebush received $32,900.

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