Ten Years Ago
Only two people filed for seats on the La Cañada school board in the summer of 2003. They were incumbent Jinny Dalbeck and board newcomer Cindy Wilcox. As there were only two seats open, the election was canceled and the two were sworn in as board members.
Twenty Years Ago
Descanso Gardens announced a hike in admission fees. Beginning Sept. 1, 1992, adults would pay $5 (up from $3) and children would be admitted for $1.50 (up from 75 cents).
Thirty Years Ago
The Ribet Christian Academy and the La Cañada Unified School District reached an agreement for the lease of the Palm Crest Elementary School campus, which had been closed for public school use due to declining enrollment. Ribet agreed to a first year rent of $142,500. At the end of the fifth year of the contract, the campus could be purchased by Ribet for $3 million or the district could cancel the contract if it needed use of the property again.