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Remember When for the week of 9/13/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Portola's total school enrollment on opening day this year, including elementary and high school, is 422 students. Quincy area school opening day enrollment, including elementary and high school students,  total 628 this year.

    A damage suit for $5,250.00 was filed in Plumas County Superior Court this week in a lawsuit of Manila Mower of Portola vs. the Feather River Stage Company. She alleges that she was forced to jump off one of the company owned stage as it came down a hill at Buck s Lake last year when the stage caught fire.

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Remember When for the week of 9/6/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    A piece of ground located next to the Portola High School tennis courts was cleared off this week to provide a parking lot for the school. The property was donated by E.I. Lane.

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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.

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Remember When for the week of 8/23/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    The Plumas County road crew is oiling the county road from Arlington Bridge to Taylorsville and the streets in the town of Taylorsville this week. The winter storms damaged the roads extensively there.

    An allotment of $3,000 was made yesterday by California State Governor Frank F. Merriman to rebuild the community water system of Johnsville which was destroyed by floods in December of last year.

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Remember When for the week of 8/16/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    A temporary bridge across the Middle Fork at Camp Layman has been completed by the United States Forest Service. The temporary span will facilitate traffic until a permanent bridge, including steel girders, is built to replace the bridge that washed out in the December flood.

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