Ten Years Ago
An Ocean View Boulevard resident used a garden hose to put out a fire that engulfed a bathroom. The cause of the blaze was determined to have been a candle that had been left burning unattended.
Twenty Years Ago
The La Cañada Flintridge branch of Bank of America was robbed of approximately $4,000 by a man who gave the teller the impression he had a gun tucked beneath his pink sweat shirt
Thirty Years Ago
An open house was held at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA to show off the facility’s new look after an $80,000 improvement project was completed.
Forty Years Ago
Damage was heavy in the Foothills as high winds battered the area for two straight days. Power lines were downed and trees — including an old oak and some eucalyptus specimens — were uprooted.
Fifty Years Ago
The Lindegrens of Solliden Lane in La Cañada were the first to take out a general activity family membership at the brand-new Crescenta-Cañada YMCA.
Sixty Years Ago
Two La Cañada women who were active in a movement called “We, The Mothers of America,” sent 400 postcards to women living throughout the valley asking each to write a letter to President Truman calling on him to bring an immediate end to the Korean War.