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LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – September 6, 1951

Susanville in the 1950’s from an Eastman Studios photograph

Hearing Date Set on Request to Buy Electric System
September 6, 1951

A special public hearing on application of California-Pacific Utilities Co. to purchases the Westwood electric and telephone systems has been set, Sec R. J. Jajahch of the Public Utilities Commission of the State of California announced.

Hearings will be held Thursday, October 4 in the town auditorium in Westwood. At the same time, a hearing will be conducted on the application of the Northern Counties Utility Co.., a Fruit Growers Supply Co. subsidiary to sell the Westwood utilities to Cal-Pacific.

Proposed electric and telephone rates and charges for power and telephone systems in Westwood are to be discussed at the hearing.

California-Pacific Utilities Co. owns the power and water systems in Susanville and power systems in Chester. A. U. Zimmerman, local manager, stresses that the planned purchases of the Westwood utilities emphasize the faith in Westwood of his company.

 

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