What happened in LCF 10-20-30 years ago?

October 19, 2011
  • In October 1971 the Paradise Canyon Elementary School PTA introduced a "Sports Circus"with its Family Fun Fair. Promoting the event in a Valley Sun photo were, from left, Stan Russell, Laura Hill, Patty Demarest, Andrea La Rue, Jill Hillen, Blair Adams, Chris Irwin, Mark Grinis and Dave Reynolds. (File Photo)
In October 1971 the Paradise Canyon Elementary School…

10-20-30 Years Ago

Ten Years Ago

La Cañada High School junior Deborah Lee was crowned Junior Miss Korea during ceremonies held at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.

Twenty Years Ago

Friends of the La Cañada Library, an all-volunteer group, warned that unless more community members stepped up to serve on its board, it might have to dissolve.

Thirty Years Ago

Flintridge Prep student Katy Potthast, a resident of Pasadena, was named the 1982 Rose Queen. Her court included Lisa Beltrami of La Cañada Flintridge.

Forty Years Ago

The Paradise Canyon Elementary School PTA held its first Sports Circus in conjunction with its Family Fun Fair during October 1971 on the Knight Way campus.


Fifty Years Ago

Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Vogl, both natives of Munich, Germany, opened Ludwig’s Gourmet Shop at 506 Foothill Blvd. The store featured prime meats, sausages, cold cuts, imported and domestic cheeses, European bakery items and homemade salads.

Sixty Years Ago

An Encinas Drive man reported that his car, which had been parked in his locked garage overnight, was not there when he went to use it the next morning. He called authorities and the car was found, still in good condition, just a few blocks away. On the front seat there was a note that read, “Thank you very much!”

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