100 YEARS AGO … 1919
For sale at a bargain: Two good milk cows, six tons of fine clover hay, one good porker, some chickens. Owner address: Box 165, Quincy.
50 YEARS AGO … 1969
A warning was issued today by Plumas County District Attorney Morris Durant concerning Halloween vandalism and stressed that parents would be responsible for any damage incurred by their children.
25 YEARS AGO … 1994
Seven are running for Plumas Unified School District school board positions: Sylvia Broyles. Kathy Price, Melody Zernich, incumbent Bill Wickman, all of Quincy; Centella Tucker, Salvatore Catalano and Elmer Lewis, all of Indian Valley. Note: later published election results indicated that Wickman and Tucker won the seats in that PUSD race
10 YEARS AGO … 2009
A recreated Western Pacific Railroad California Zephyr passenger train will take passengers from Oakland to Portola and back through the Feather River Canyon October 30-November 1. The three car train will consist of the Silver Rapid sleeper, the Silver Lariat Vista dome coach and the Silver Solarium vista dome coach. The California Zephyr made its last run in the Feather River Canyon on March 22, 1970.
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.