Remember When for the week of 4/7/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

80 YEARS AGO... 1930

Advertisement: Steaks and chops that satisfy, prepared to order any time. Coffee that is unexcelled in Quincy with pies and cakes like mother makes. Offering a daily special plate dinner: 40 cents. Always something nice for Sunday supper-The Coffee Shoppe, Quincy.

A company of 25 from Hollywood arrived in Belden this week on location for several days to film scenes to be used in the movie entitled "The Storm," a romance of the Canadian northwest, produced by Universal Studios.

50 YEARS AGO... 1960

This week Plumas County Board of Supervisor E.J. Humphrey of Greenville signed Plumas County's petition of intervention to oppose a proposal before the Federal Power Commission the Richvale Irrigation District's efforts to appropriate the middle fork of the Feather River by constructing Grizzly Dam there.

30 YEARS AGO... 1980

History Quiz: What have Quincy residents been getting regularly for the past 113 years? The Feather River Bulletin, the newspaper that never misses an issue, bringing you the news every week since 1866. The newspaper you now hold in your hands is the 5896th Bulletin to come off the presses.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000

Public libraries throughout Plumas County will close for several half-days this spring to allow staff and volunteers to bar code all books.

Work got underway this week at the site of the Old Quincy Hotel, renamed Dame Shirley Plaza, where old tree stumps and cement were removed.

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