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Remember When for the week of 8/1/2012

Carrie Taborski
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75 YEARS AGO..........1937

Next Tuesday evenings "Calling All Cars" radio program on KNX will be based on a Plumas County crime. An employee, a waiter in the railroad restaurant in Portola, was shot in a hold up robbery three years ago. The assailant was tried by three juries and sentenced to San Quentin.

50 YEARS AGO........1962

Ten official directional and informational highway signs were installed on the highway skirting Lake Almanor and have been hailed as proof of a boost in traffic in that area of Plumas County.

 

25 YEARS AGO.........1987

The recently refurbished Caribou Corner Cafe in the Feather River canyon went up in smoke when a fire in a recreational vehicle started on the front siding of the restaurant.

Siebers Construction has completed the new Coast to Coast Hardware Supply building located on Highway 70 in East Quincy.

 

10 YEARS AGO........2002

Recording three drownings and nearly a fourth in a recent two week period on the Feather River, Pacific Gas & Electric Company has ordered that more warning signs be placed near the Tobin Bridge and other swimming areas in the Feather River canyon.

David Cline of Quincy has been named Plumas County Fair manager.

 

 

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