Ten Years Ago
The Flintridge Inn, on Foothill Boulevard at Hobbs Drive, closed after four years of operation. The new proprietor, Kevin Finch, announced renovations were underway at the property, which would open that spring under the name “Dish.”
Twenty Years Ago
Mike Trueblood of La Cañada Flintridge, an active member at St. Bede the Venerable Church, was elected president of the board of directors of Catholic Big Brothers. He had been involved with the agency since 1983.
Thirty Years Ago
“Still Friends,” the city’s 1982 Rose Parade float, took first place for best float in cities with populations of 20,000 to 30,000. In an updated version of Aesop’s fable, a fully animated tortoise pedaled his tricycle while towing a hare riding in a toy wagon.
Forty Years Ago
Snow covered the San Gabriel Mountains above La Cañada in the wake of a winter storm.
Fifty Years Ago