Remember When for the week of 7/11/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


75 YEARS AGO.......1937

Advertisement: Beat the summer heat with a big glass of limeade using fresh limes. This weeks special...only 10 cents at the Quincy Drug Store fountain. Phone Quincy 48.

Advertisement: Town Hall Theater showing Braddock-Lewis fight pictures Friday and Saturday night.

Deeming that Plumas County roads are not suitable for the operation of snow plows on them, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors decided not to acquire a snow plow this year.


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

The current issue of Westways, a motoring magazine, features a two-page article and pictures of locations in Johnsville.

A photographer from La Jolla was here this week to take still and movie pictures of scenic spots throughout Plumas County to be included in “This is California” color motion picture and lecture slide series.


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

Dick Joy of Joy Construction in Portola was named Feather River Merchant of the Year at the 39th annual Plumas County Chamber of Commerce awards banquet and installation at a picnic held at Lake Almanor Country Club Saturday.

Rose Beavers of Westwood picked all the winning numbers in last Saturdays Lotto 6/49, winning $7 million. The ticket was purchased at Eastshore Spirits & Sports.


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

Advertisement: Grand opening of the Villas at Gold Mountain located on Plumas County Road A-15. Now you can share in the excitement of Gold Mountain, the Dragon Golf Course and Nakoma Resort and spa. Purchase 2, 4 or 6 weeks of shared ownership.

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors voted to add a geothermal heating system and numerous other improvements to the planned courthouse annex, adding almost another $1 million to the already budget of construction costs of $12,573,914.


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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