Remember When for the week of 10/27/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

80 YEARS AGO.....1930

Advertisement: Rooms at Hotel Quincy. Rates are $1.50 per day. Rates to permanent guests are negotiable upon application.

Advertisement: Green Lantern Cafe in Greenville. Carnival dance every Wednesday night $1.00. Italian dinner every Saturday and Sunday.

Advertisement: A very good place to eat....ask anybody!! The Black Cat Coffee Shop in Greenville.

50 YEARS AGO......1960

A claim for $650,000 worth of damages to the Beckwourth Airport as a result of extreme usage by heavy airplanes combating forest fires by the United States Forest Service has been ordered by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors. It was cited that the major runway was constructed for an estimated life of 15 years with normal use and now has been badly damaged.

30 YEARS AGO........1980

Charles Nelson was named principal of Greenville High School by the Plumas Unified School District governing board. He was raised in Chico and lastly was principal of Gridley High School.

Advertisement: For Sale, a 163 acre ranch in Indian Valley with a four bedroom home, barn outbuildings and two wells. All for $550,000.

10 YEARS AGO.....2000

Pluimas County Clerk Judith Wells unveiled the new Plumas County Clerk-Recorder office web page this week prior to next weeks election. For the first time ever, the election office is offering on-line results as the ballots are counted.

Remember the 1997 NEW YEARS FLOOD video in Plumas County. It's now available on DVD. We’ve completely re-mastered from the original tapes all of the exciting footage that inspired the first video-tape. See the damage beyond the roadblocks. Featuring: The Feather River Canyon flooding, Two Rivers washout, Sloat Bridge, Dog Rock washout, Indian Valley flooding, Quincy and American Valley flooding. To order your copy, send a check or money order for $20 to Kevin Mallory, PO Box 1785, Quincy, CA 95971 and include your name, phone and return address information. Or call (530) 283-0150. Includes tax and shipping.

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