Ten Years Ago
Deitra Reed, the principal at Palm Crest Elementary School, resigned from her job only a few weeks into the new school year to take a post in Duarte Unified School District. It was the fourth resignation from a key La Cañada Unified position within two months’ time.
Twenty Years Ago
A three-day celebration was planned for Oct. 4-6, 1991, when St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church in La Cañada marked its 40th anniversary.
Thirty Years Ago
School board member Warren Gannon voiced objection to athletic scheduling that pitted La Cañada High School’s football team against Pasadena High School in a “slaughter” that left three Spartans injured and the team defeated, 27-0. “I strenuously object to La Cañada even playing Pasadena when they are so much larger and, obviously, so much out of our league,” Gannon said.
Forty Years Ago
The completion of the auditorium in the new fine arts building at La Cañada High was deemed official with the installation of 660 seats — after a two-month delay. The first large group presentation, a modern dance performance, was held in the facility on Sept. 30, 1971.