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Remember When for the week of 5/24/17

100 YEARS AGO…..1917

Articles of incorporation of Cesare Dotta and Sons were filed this week in the office of the Plumas County Superior Court. The company, as the name indicates, is composed of Cesare Dotta, wealthy Sierra Valley farmer, and his five sons: Antone, Daniel, Leon, Albert and Cesare, Jr. Each member is assigned one share of stock valued at $1,000.

50 YEARS AGO…..1967

Eighteen Plumas County girls are competing for the title of Sweetheart of the Mountains at the Plumas County picnic next week.  Those competing are: Janie Lewis, Carolyn Prince, Jona Huntington, Kathleen McNamara, Sandra Olson, Bette Wong, Barbara Stricker, Lynn Karge and Leonora Patton, all of Quincy;  Loretta Awbrey of Greenville; Cheryl Bacon of Portola;

De De Boone, Joanne Longworth, Doris Flowers and Gina Bunch, all of Chester; Sandi Smith of Taylosville and Nicki Reynolds and Martha Wallace, both of Spring Garden.

25 YEARS AGO…..1992

William G. Kearns, a Greenville attorney and James Reichle, a former Sierra County District Attorney, has filed for the office of Plumas County District Attorney, a position currently held by Michael Crane, but is the object of a special recall election to be held in August

10 YEARS AGO…..2007

United States President Bush signed a $425 million funding bill for schools and roads in America. Under the bill, Plumas County is expected to receive $7,258,972 for the fiscal year 2007.

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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