Ten Years Ago
The Bridgestone-Firestone store in La Cañada was among many across the nation suffering from the fallout of a massive tire recall announced by the company. Ford Explorers were the vehicle most commonly affected by the recall.
Twenty Years Ago
An unemployed 35-year-old La Cañada man was arrested on charges of armed robbery after holding up the La Cañada Arco station. The man, who used a gun to carry out the crime, was easily identified because he was wearing a shirt that had his name on it.
Thirty Years Ago
More than 30 La Cañada homes were targeted by thieves in a four-week crime spree during the summer of 1982 when more than $52,000 worth of goods were reported stolen.
Forty Years Ago
More than 800 trees were planted on the JPL campus when Moulder Bros., a landscaping firm from Glendale, completed a $63,000 project there that was designed to beautify and prevent erosion.