Ten Years Ago
It was reported that the 450 volunteers at Verdugo Hills Hospital had, in the previous year, donated some 100,710 man-hours to serve the local facility. Their assignments included everything from assisting surgical patients to helping patients with menu selection — and a host of other tasks.
Twenty Years Ago
The chance to win a car from J.S.B. Motors was being used to lure golfers to sign up for the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, a shotgun event held at Verdugo Hills Golf Course.
Thirty Years Ago
Montrose was sporting a new furniture store with low prices. Gary Mosian opened the doors to R & G Furniture at 3323 N. Verdugo Road.
Forty Years Ago
Approximately 1,000 Valley residents toured the Montrose Sheriff’s Station during its open house held in conjunction with Law Enforcement Week 1969.
Fifty Years Ago
Glendale Savings and Loan announced that in real estate mortgage and trust deeds for the month of April 1959, it was the highest savings and loan association in Los Angeles County, having completed 454 transactions representing $14.6 million.