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Remember When for the week of 6/9/2010

80 YEARS AGO... 1930

Advertisement: Grand Opening of the new Hot Springs aerodome in Greenville Saturday night. Music by the Mystic Music Makers. Good eats at reasonable prices. Come early and swim before dancing. Admission to dance: $1.00.

50 YEARS AGO... 1960

The 18th annual Plumas County Picnic Sunday drew a record crowd of 5500 persons who consumed 3000 pounds of barbequed beef and fixin's. Reigning over the affair this year was Sweetheart of the Mountains Patricia Kelly of the Chester-Lake Almanor area. Dedication of the new mineral building at the fairgrounds was held during the picnic.

30 YEARS AGO... 1980

Tom Owens, a 13 year employee of PG&E replaces retired employee Norman Shelton as the manager of the PG&E Quincy office this week. He is formerly the manager of the Colfax office and temporary assistant manager in Orland, Shelton worked for PG&E for 34 years beginning in 1946.

An estimated 2000 persons watched as Darlene Johnson of Portola was named Sweetheart of the Mountains at the Plumas County Picnic last weekend. Runners up were Kim Nelson and Kris Berry, both of Quincy and Debbie DeLuca of Chester was named Miss Congeniality.

10 YEARS AGO... 2000

A ceremonial gold ball was struck at the opening ceremony of "The Dragon" golf course at Gold Mountain Saturday. The Nakoma clubhouse, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright nearly 80 years ago, is under construction.

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