What happened in LCF 10-20-30 years ago?

Ten Years Ago

Lanterman House museum was seeking state funding to restore a four-wall mural in the breakfast room of the former Lanterman family residence. The artwork was painted by an unknown muralist in about 1915. The estimated cost to restore it was $35,000.


Twenty Years Ago

Former La Cañada Flintridge resident Chris Smith, a 1984 graduate of La Cañada High School, signed to play football with the Cincinnati Bengals.


Thirty Years Ago

After serving two terms on the La Cañada school board, Blanche Ward announced she would not seek reelection when her term expired in November 1981.


Forty Years Ago

A two-level Hillard Avenue treehouse used by teens as a hang-out for five years was declared a safety hazard by the Montrose Sheriff’s Station. Its builder, John Ivers Jr., then 19, objected to the order for its removal, saying it wasn’t hurting anyone. The structure was located 50 feet in the air, in a pine tree on county easement land.


Fifty Years Ago

Jerry Barber, a La Cañada resident who lived on Vineta Avenue, fought from behind to tie for the national PGA championship and then won the coveted golf crown in a playoff with Don January.


Sixty Years Ago

La Cañada Valley Sun staffers gathered in the paper’s new press room on Aug. 16, 1951 to witness the first newspaper completely written, assembled, printed and distributed in La Cañada. Previously, the publication, founded in 1946, had been printed out of town and then trucked back for distribution.

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