Remember When for the week of 8/30/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    The 2nd annual Portola Rodeo will be held Sunday afternoon. The rodeo will be preceded by a carnival and a dance on Saturday.

    5,579 Plumas County registered voters will be entitled to vote in the primary election July 30. Plumas County Clerk Donnenwirth reports that there are 3,742 Democrats registered in Plumas County, 1,613 Republicans, 198 non-partisan, 13 Socialist, 8 Progressive, 4 Townsend, 1 Liberty.

50 YEARS AGO......1963

    Schools of Plumas Unified School District are fully staffed and ready for opening day of school next week.

    Advertisement: Back to School specials at Plumas County markets this week: bologna 39 cents a pound, strawberry jam 39 cents a jar, peanut butter 63 cents a jar, 12 pack of weenies 49 cents, hot dog buns 25 cents a package.

25 YEARS AGO.......1988

    The 6th annual Portola Railroad Days were held last weekend.

    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved a low bid of $236,910 to construct a 1,000 square foot special purpose juvenile hall to be built near the Plumas County jail and the Plumas County Sheriff's office in East Quincy.

10 YEARS AGO.......2003

    The statewide election to recall California State Governor Gray Davis will cost Plumas County taxpayers between $50,000 and $75,000 when voters head to the polls October 7.

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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