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Remember When for the week of 12/12/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
12/12/2014

75 YEARS AGO.....1939


The weekend storm brought much needed precipitation to a parched California and Plumas County. The storm caused a shut down of local mills and logging operations, which had seen an exceptionally long season attributable to favorable fall weather conditions.

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Remember When for the week of 12/5/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
12/5/2014


75 YEARS AGO.....1939  

A Portola community Christmas tree will be placed and displayed at the intersection of Commercial and California streets and will be lighted this weekend.
    

Three new polling places have been added to Plumas County’s other thirty existing precincts. Portola will now have a total of five precincts instead of three and Quincy will add one additional precinct.

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Remember When for the week of 11/28/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Advertised Thanksgiving grocery items featured in Plumas County markets this week: Tom turkeys, 22 cents a pound; fresh cranberries, 18 cents a pound; plum pudding, 35 cents a tin; mincemeat, 25 cents a jar; 10 pounds of sugar, 58 cents a sack; pumpkin, 11 cents a large can; potatoes for mashing, 13 cents for a 10 pound sack; celery, 7 cents a bunch.

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Remember When for the week of 11/21/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Portola Water Company moved its business office into a new building on California St. this week. In addition to the office, a sleeping room and bathroom are located on the ground floor. A three room apartment occupies the second floor.

Western Pacific Railroad’s night passenger trains, serving local traffic from Portola to Oakland, will be continued through the winter. Western Pacific’s advertising campaign this winter will be directed to developing and promoting snow sports travel to Plumas County.

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Remember When for the week of 11/14/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Plumas County joined with the rest of California voters Tuesday in defeating Proposition 25, the “Ham and Eggs” California worker pension plan.

The new $7,300 schoolhouse at Caribou in the Feather River Canyon will be dedicated this afternoon. The school is equipped with electricity throughout and it is believed to be the only school building in Plumas County so equipped and it will be heated by electricity also.

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