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Remember When for the week of 1/10/2014

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

More than $1,500 was collected by the California Highway Patrol at Quincy Tuesday on the first day that the new 1939 automobile licenses were on sale.

Too much New Years celebration by an unknown hobo is thought to be the cause of a fire that early Tuesday morning destroyed two stacks of hay on the Defanti Ranch on the North Arm of Indian Valley.

50 YEARS AGO.....1964

Plumas County's first baby of the year, Gary Dale Clark, was born in Chester on January 1 at 5:02 a.m. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Floyd Clark of Chester.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

A Lake Almanor man was arrested and charged with the armed robbery of the Peninsula Market at Lake Almanor when the assailant threatened the market owner with a knife and a demand to cash a check. 

Walt Disney Studios has purchased the movie rights to Cromberg resident Shell Taylor’s new book: “New York to Nome--the Great Atlantic-Pacific Canoe Trip,” a story about his 18-month canoe trip. The movie will be directed by Paul Newman.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

For the second year in a row, Plumas County Board of Supervisor Ken Nelson was named chairman of the Plumas County Board of Supervisors. 

Meet the candidates in the Plumas County Supervisorial election to be held March 2. Those vying for District 1 Supervisor: Incumbent B.J. Pearson, Bill Powers and Fran Roudebush. District 4 Supervisor: Rose Comstock, Rodney Tibbetts and Terry Reeson.

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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