What happened in LCF 10-20-30 Years Ago?

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.

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