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Ten Years Ago

Verdugo Hills Golf Course was the setting for the August 1998 golf tournament benefiting Ahead (accelerated habilitation education and development) With Horses, the local nonprofit program of developmental therapy for children.

Twenty Years Ago


Two weeks after two local mothers and their young daughters were killed in a tragic accident, it was reported that more than $9,000 had been collected for their memorial fund from around the state. Patricia Wing Carr, 36, her daughter Caren, 6, and Valerie Cramer, 32, and her 9-year-old daughter Brianna lost their lives on July 13, 1988 when they were struck down by a drunk driver as they stood on a “safety island” on Cañada Boulevard awaiting a green light to cross the street as pedestrians.

Thirty Years Ago

Joe Scardino of La Crescenta succeeded Mike Silvas as president of the Crescenta-Cañada Junior Chamber of Commerce for the 1978-79 club year.


Forty Years Ago

Just back in town after a vacation trip to New York and New Jersey were Alan Raphael of the Typewriter Center in Montrose and his wife Susan. While in New York, the couple spent a day at NBC Studios where Mrs. Raphael participated in a quiz show and won $300.

Fifty Years Ago

Anderson Brothers announced the Aug. 3, 1958 grand opening of their 86-home development, Glenwood Oaks, with choice homesites and custom plans available, priced from $24,600. To get to the development, Foothills residents were advised to drive south on Pennsylvania Avenue to Honolulu, west to Boston and left across the bridge to Glenwood Oaks.