Ten Years Ago
A hole-in-one shot during the La Cañada Spartan Boosters Club Tournament at La Cañada Flintridge Country Club won Phil Macartney a new Volkswagen Beetle.
Twenty Years Ago
Steve Wood of Brentwood and San Francisco resident Laura Chamita won the inaugural La Cañada Flintridge International Bike Race, which drew a field of 125 racers. The event was sponsored by the La Cañada Kiwanis Club and the Montrose Cycle Club. The men’s competition covered 49 miles while the women’s course was 29 miles long.
Thirty Years Ago
Don Schaafsma, a math teacher at Foothill Intermediate School, was named to replace Marty McWhinney as head coach of the La Cañada High School football team.
Forty Years Ago
The La Cañada Unified School District was searching for a fifth principal in the seven-year history of La Cañada High after Frank Abbott gave notice that he had accepted an administrative post in San Diego County.