10-20-30

Ten Years AgoDavid Bhatt, owner of La Crescenta Pharmacy in the 2700 block of Foothill Boulevard, announced his business had joined United Drugs, the largest cooperative of independently-owned pharmacies in the West, to gain better buying strength.

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Twenty Years AgoCrescenta Valley High School had a new dean of students, Richard Grimes, 42, who replaced Harriet Rothschild. The latter had been promoted to assistant principal of administration under new CVHS principal Ken Biermann.

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Thirty Years Ago

Neighboring businesses on North Verdugo Road, Needle in a Haystack, Basket Shop and Fiona’s, held open houses in conjunction with the grand opening celebration of the new Accent Shop.

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Forty Years Ago

The La Crescenta Woman’s Club Juniors held their annual talent auction on Nov. 4, 1968, which served as a ways and means project with members donating some service such as ironing, baby-sitting, sewing, guitar lessons, etc. The services were then auctioned off to the highest bidder.

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Fifty Years Ago

Vivian Coffman of Coffman Accordion Studios in Montrose conducted area students in the ninth annual concert of the California Accordion Symphony, held at Thorne Hall on the Occidental College campus.

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