Remember When for the week of 3/7/18

100 YEARS AGO … 1918

Advertisement: For Sale–The Bonbonnaire Ice Cream Parlor complete with equipment is for sale. Inquire within on Main Street in Quincy.

50 YEARS AGO … 1968

Stanley C. Young, 42, Plumas County District Attorney and Quincy resident, announced that he will campaign as a write-in candidate for the Republican nomination for the California First Assembly District in the June election. Pauline Davis currently holds that office and is seeking re-election.

25 YEARS AGO … 1993

Portola High School teacher Willie Tate has been named the school’s varsity football coach. Tate takes over the job from varsity coach and assistant principal Howard Thomas, who held both  those positions for the last 15 years. Tate has been PHS’s athletic director and wrestling coach and has coached the junior varsity team for several years.

10 YEARS AGO … 2008

Today was the deadline for candidates to file for the upcoming Plumas County Board of Supervisors election in June. In Eastern Plumas, four candidates have filed: Larry Douglas, B.J. Pearson, Terry Swofford and incumbent Bill Powers. Indian Valley district: Don Williamson will face incumbent Robert Meacher. Quincy district: Lori Simpson will run against incumbent Rose Comstock.

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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