120 years ago
Milt Cain is doing the public a service by blasting out the rocks in the road near the bridge over the Susan River.
Long Valley Creek is a nasty piece of water to cross when it is high.
The bottom is all quicksand and the stream rushes along like a millrace so that it is very hard for horses to keep their feet.
70 years ago
A new Western Auto Supply Store opened on the corner of Roop and Main streets under the management of C.O. Glendhill.
The store was said to be a fine examination of modern building and design. Counters were located where they would be the handiest.
45 years ago
A fire of undetermined origin caused heavy damage to the cafeteria and lounge at Lassen College.
The Susanville Volunteer Fire Department reported the fire began in the soft drink and ice cream storage room and took about three hours to bring under control.
25 years ago
Apparently no one protested Southern Pacific Transportation Company’s attempt to abandon its tracks from Wendell to Susanville, according to a Lassen County spokesman.
He said that to the best of his knowledge, none of the primary railroad users identified by Southern Pacific has formally opposed the abandonment.
If no protest is filed, the interstate Commerce Commission would issue a certificate permitting the abandonment to occur within 75 days after the date of the original application.
10 years ago
Deputies Dennis Robinson and Mario Manzo were two of the deputies involved in a raid on a Main Street residence on Jan. 14.
The officers were assisting parole officer William Dwinell to arrest a parolee in possession of firearms.
Robinson and Manzo exercised their right against self-incrimination guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution and refused to answer questions during interrogatories conducted late last month.
Five years ago
Local consumers and businesses are reeling from escalating gasoline prices and are bracing for continued sticker shock at the pump as the nation heads into the peak-driving season of summer.
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast, the national average price for a gallon of gas will peak at $2.09 by next month which is 14 cents higher than this month’s average price.
One year ago
On Thursday, May 7, students and staff that are allegedly on a hit list generated by Christopher Henry Armetta, 18, were notified through an unsigned memo that Armetta made bail and was released from the Lassen County Jail.
The memo written on Lassen Community College District letterhead only informed those on Armetta’s alleged list and not the rest of the campus that he made the $10,000 bail and if he is spotted on campus to call 911.
The memo also states the college filed a restraining order on behalf of each person named and the suspended student is not supposed to be on campus.
Extra security patrolled the campus on Thursday evening and one teacher was given police escort to and from his car. The professor teaches night classes and asked for protection.
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