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10-20-30 Years Ago

June 03, 2010

Ten Years Ago

For the first time in the history of La Cañada High School, all 21 varsity teams in every sport during the 1999-2000 school year made appearances in the CIF playoffs. The feat was announced by then-Principal Mike Leininger in a report to the school board.

Twenty Years Ago

A locally owned horse that wandered onto the Foothill (210) Freeway near Berkshire Avenue was killed when it was struck by a Salvation Army truck.

Thirty Years Ago

Seven members of the Camp Fire program in La Cañada were the only teens in the United States in the spring of 1980 to achieve the Wohelo Medallion, equivalent to the Boy Scouts Eagle and Girl Scouts Gold awards. The new awardees were Stacy Summers, Laura McReynolds, Leslie Horning, Jesslyn Dodds, Jennifer Bachman, Karen Homick and Karin Kocourek.

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Forty Years Ago

Richard A. Moore of Flintridge was named special assistant to Atty. Gen. John Mitchell. Two other former Flintridge residents were serving in President Nixon's Cabinet at the time: Robert Finch and Maurice Stans.

Fifty Years Ago

La Cañada Republicans staged a Nixon-for-president rally at the La Cañada Thursday Club building on Woodleigh Lane. Featured speaker was actor George Murphy. Serving as hostesses for the event were local women dubbed Nixonettes.

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