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Remember When for the week of 10/6/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
10/6/2010

 

80 YEARS AGO.....1930
Advertisement: Play Golf! You would have to go a long way to find a more interesting golf course than this---18 cleverly planned holes. Bring your own sticks or use ours. Playing fee: 25 cents per round. Green Fountain Golf Course, opposite Hotel Quincy.


50 YEARS AGO....1960
There are 6502 Plumas County registered voters eligible to vote in the November election. Democrats total 4363 or 67.1 per cent. 1916 or 29.5 per cent are Republicans. The balance are other parties or those who declined to state a party affiliation.


30 YEARS AGO......1980
Two will vie for one Plumas Unified School District board position. Life-long Portola resident Bob Marshall will challenge four term incumbent Jack Bridge.

Remember when Plumas County Flooded? The 1997 NEW YEARS FLOOD VIDEO in Plumas County is now available on DVD. We've completely re-mastered from the original tapes all of the exciting footage that inspired the first video-tape. See the damage beyond the roadblocks. Featuring: Feather River Canyon flooding, Two Rivers washout, Sloat Bridge, Dog Rock washout, Indian Valley flooding, Quincy and American Valley flooding. To order your copy, send a check or money order for $20 to Kevin Mallory, PO Box 1785, Quincy, CA 95971 and include your name, phone and return address information. Or call (530) 283-0150. Includes tax and shipping.


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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