Ten Years Ago
State and county hazardous materials teams spent several hours in La Cañada Flintridge on a January day in 2003, collecting the dumped remains of a methamphetamine lab found in a front yard on Vista Place. Narcotics experts estimated that between 75 and 100 pounds of “product” could have been made from the chemicals dumped that day.
Twenty Years Ago
A series of storms between Jan. 6 and Jan. 13, 1993 dropped almost 9 inches of rain on La Canada Flintridge, but no flooding issues or other damages were reported.
Thirty Years Ago
The La Cañada school board heard a recommendation from a reorganization committee to keep grades seven and eight at Foothill Intermediate School campus on Cornishon Avenue during the 1983-84 school year and also in 1984-85, if it was economically feasible. Enrollment projections indicated there would not be enough students in the future to make efficient use of the campus; school board members were considering moving the children to the La Cañada High property and renting out FIS to private school operators.