Ten Years Ago
Ed Stone, director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge and a recipient of the National Science Medal, retired on May 1, 2001 at the age of 65.
Twenty Years Ago
Three people traveling on Angeles Crest Highway in a Porsche survived a 150-foot plunge off the road above La Cañada Flintridge. Two of the men in the car were affiliated with the LCF Country Club.
Thirty Years Ago
Santa Ana winds that gusted to more than 50 miles per hour brought daytime temperatures to above 100 degrees and power outages to approximately 7,000 Southern California Edison customers in the Foothills.
Forty Years Ago
To make up for a temporary lack of library services while La Cañada’s new public library on Oakwood Avenue readied for a June 1971 opening, patrons were told they could borrow as many books as they wanted from the interim library that was shutting down April 30 of that year and return them when the new facility opened.
Fifty Years Ago
“Neptune’s Nocturne” was selected as the theme for the annual dinner dance of Assistance League of Flintridge. The event was held at Oakmont Country Club.
Sixty Years Ago
Al Murphy of La Cañada pitched a no-hit game as the La Cañada Presbyterian Church baseball team defeated Montrose Community Church, 9-0.