Ten Years Ago
Crescenta United Methodist Church in Montrose announced it was planning an “Aloha Daze” spring luncheon and boutique, which would be held in the Fellowship Hall.
Twenty Years Ago
Wiring for a garage door opener reportedly overheated, causing an estimated $200,000 in damages to a house in the 2400 block of Shields Street in La Crescenta. No one was at the home when the 8 p.m. blaze broke out. It was reported to authorities by an Olive Street neighbor who smelled smoke.
Thirty Years Ago
The Jester Dinner Playhouse in the 2500 block of Honolulu Avenue was the venue for the La Cañada Players production of “Butterflies Are Free.” The month-long run of the Leonard Gershe play was reportedly the longest Players production to date.
Forty Years Ago
Crescenta Valley Masonic Lodge #652 celebrated the 50th anniversary of DeMolay at a dinner and ceremony. One of the invited guests was Leo E. Anderson, 1968 potentate of Al Malaikah Temple and past grand master of Masons in California.
Fifty Years Ago
“The Perfect Furlough” starring Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh was the featured film at the Montrose Theatre on Honolulu Avenue. The Saturday morning Kiddie Show that week was “The Annapolis Story” paired with a vintage Roy Rogers film, “Twilight in the Sierras.”