75 YEARS AGO......1938
The memory of Jobe Taylor, founder of Taylorsville, will be perpetuated when a stone monument is dedicated on the site of his original home November 6. Located near the school on Main Street and Anne Street, the monument marker is made from grist mill stones that were brought around Cape Horn in 1856. Plumas Parlor of the Native Sons of the Golden West erected and dedicated the monument.
50 YEARS AGO......1963
Safecrackers hit four places in Portola Saturday night. Both the high school and the grade school were broken into, with the robbers yielding $35.00 and $15.00, respectively, from the schools. The robbers also broke into the General Builders Supply where the amount missing there was undisclosed and Joys Hardware where $258 was taken from there.
25 YEARS AGO......1988
Clint Eastwood and Bernadette Peters arrived in Greenville and Taylorsville to film the movie “Pink Cadillac.” A multitude of Warner Brothers and Malpaso Production staff and their actors descended on the area and set up offices. About 200 local residents have been hired as extras in the film.
10 YEARS AGO......2003
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors have set the salary of a soon-to-be hired Chief Administrative Officer at $85,000-$90.000 annually.
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