Remember When for the week of 7/26/17

Redlights dimmed in Plumas County—-In accordance with mandatory orders issued by California Governor Stephans to all counties of California to enforce the redlight abatement law, the District Attorney of Plumas County this week served notice upon the keepers of all houses of prostitution in Plumas and as a result, the ladies thereof are departing to other climes.

The Ladies Aid Society will hold a country fair on the courthouse lawn this Saturday. There will be dancing, instrumental and vocal music, and vaudeville performances. Hot dawgs and sweet candy will satisfy the appetite of both young and old.

50 YEARS AGO … 1967

George Parell, hotel owner and Owen Teagardin, hotel bartender, were acquitted this week of arson and other charges in the grand jusy indictment in connection with the Hotel Quincy fire on November 27, 1967.

25 YEARS AGO … 1992


Plumas County Public Health  Director Laura Magaw retired last week after 23 years of service to Plumas County. She joined the county in 1969 as a county director of nursing with that department.

Plumas County Sheriff Don Stoy this week congratulated Plumas County Deputy Sheriff Rod Day in his retirement. Day joined the department in 1973.

10 YEARS AGO … 2007

Plumas Unified School District superintendent Mike Chelotti has announced that he plans to retire at the end of the fiscal year 2008 and will be leaving his elected position as superintendent of the Office of Education then as well.

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.