Ten Years Ago
The musical “Grease” was playing to packed houses in the auditorium at La Cañada High School. Directed by choral teacher LoriMarie Rios, the lead roles were held by Gavin Caswell, Nikki Wetzel, Charlie Young and Kim Lottman.
Twenty Years Ago
The Citizens’ Bank branch in La Cañada Flintridge was robbed of $1,892 by a man wearing a business suit and wielding a semi-automatic pistol. Although he successfully escaped from the crime scene, he was arrested four days later after holding up a bank in Agoura Hills.
Thirty Years Ago
A man with a knife forced his way into a home near the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club and robbed the occupants of $50 cash, a wallet and an address book. At home at the time were a housekeeper, a family relative and the homeowners’ 3-year-old daughter.
Forty Years Ago
A 55-mile section of Angeles Crest Highway north of La Cañada was officially designated as a state scenic highway.