Remember When for the week of 6/26/18
135 years ago
The Lassen County Advocate is now located on Gay Street, in quarters of its own.
Delinquent subscribers are especially invited to call and bear witness to the enterprise.
95 years ago
Ranchers Fred Clark and Bob Tolbertson, of Big Valley, visited with Susanville officials to discuss the possibility of opening a cattle ranch just outside of the town in the foothills surrounding Susanville Peak.
The two wanted to hire local residents to operate the ranch while they continued to supervise their ranch near Bieber. The proposal was expected to create jobs for Honey Lake Valley residents.
70 years ago
For the third straight year, farmers are fending off a charging population of Mormon crickets.
This time, the insects were thought to have come from Nevada, crossing the state line into California during the month of May.
45 years ago
A wave of hot, sultry weather hit Lassen County and spurred health officials to warn senior citizens to limit strenuous activities and ranchers to keep their cattle sheltered and cool. Record temperatures of 95 degrees or more lasted for more than two weeks.
25 years ago
The second time was not the charm supporters of the library initiative had hoped it would be as the measure to fund a local library district for Westwood again failed to garner the necessary two-thirds majority approval.
Voters within the boundaries of the Fletcher Walker Elementary School District, which includes Clear Creek and Pine Town, voted against the $18 annual assessment to fund the local library.
20 years ago
The Susanville Police Department lost a bid for more officers last week, but the city could approve more budget money to help them out.
At the Susanville City Council meeting, three police department officer items were turned down.
According to council- member Doug Sayers, the city could not approve the items because money was not available in the budget.
11 years ago
The development agreement for the Dyer Mountain Four Seasons Resort is complete and the Lassen County Board of Supervisors expects to consider it at its meeting this morning, Tuesday, June 26. The draft 20-year development agreement is necessary to build the resort in Westwood. During a Tuesday, May 29 joint workshop of the Lassen County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors, the board voted to receive and discuss the development agreement by June 15.
The city of Susanville wants to greatly expand its near-term and long-term spheres of influence to include areas south of town along Richmond Road including the Susan Hills area, the Gold Run area and the area near the Diamond Mountain Golf Course along Wingfield Road and on to beyond Johnstonville.
The city also wants to include area west of Susanville along Highway 36 and areas north of the city’s current sphere of influence as well.