Ten Years Ago
The La Cañada school board voted to survey the community to find out if voters within La Cañada Unified School District boundaries would support an $18 million bond and a $250 parcel tax to facilitate the reopening of Foothill Intermediate School on Cornishon Avenue for use as a middle-school campus.
Twenty Years Ago
Former LCHS Spartan basketball stand-out Chris Jones, who after his 1989 graduation played for Pasadena City College, signed a letter of intent to play for Southern Utah.
Thirty Years Ago
The La Cañada Flintridge City Council approved the continuation of the city’s coyote trapping program while at the same time urging residents to do their part by covering tightly all garbage containers to discourage the animals from visiting residential areas. The trapping program cost $3,000 annually.
Forty Years Ago
More than 400 La Cañada youths donated their time to work the “Foothill Boulevard Blitz” on the afternoon of April 22, 1971 for a major clean-up drive sponsored by the local committee of Keep America Beautiful. The volunteers picked up litter along Foothill from Ocean View Boulevard to Hampton Road.
Fifty Years Ago
Film producer and director Larry Lansburgh of La Cañada won an Academy Award for his feature documentary, “The Horse with the Flying Tail.” The movie featured a palomino horse named Nautical who won the team gold medal at the 1959 Pan American Games.
Sixty Years Ago
Plans of the Catholic Church to acquire the Gouldmont Stables property on Foothill Boulevard for a new La Cañada church home were revealed at a meeting of the Rancho La Cañada Civic Assn.