La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash

What happened 10-20-30 years ago?

March 18, 2014

Ten Years Ago

The La Cañada Flintridge City Council awarded a $792,000 contract to Pima Construction to build a park on a former Caltrans lot on the south side of Foothill Boulevard near the Glendale (2) Freeway entrance. The transportation-themed park was designed by Ronnie Siegel of Swire Siegel Landscape Architects. Today it is known as Mayors' Discovery Park.

Twenty Years Ago

Jinny Dalbeck, then-president of the La Cañada PTA Council, was chosen on a unanimous vote by La Cañada school board members to complete the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board term of Carole Siegler, who was moving out of the area.


Thirty Years Ago

Both championship squads in the 1984 Crescenta-Cañada YMCA Youth Basketball program sailed through their schedules undefeated. Outclassing their competition in the league comprising fifth- and sixth-grade students were the Raiders, who finished 7-0. Titlists in the fourth-grade division were the Y's Hornets, who notched a 6-0 record.

Forty Years Ago

Flintridge Guild of Childrens Hospital in March 1974 celebrated its 25th anniversary with a champagne brunch. Charter members Mrs. Lorenz Westenberger of Berkshire Avenue was presented with a gold charm in recognition of her 25 years of active membership.

Fifty Years Ago

A ferocious windstorm hit the Southland and was believed responsible for three local fires, one of which threatened Flintridge homes facing Chevy Chase Canyon. Other blazes were in the Verdugo Hills-Whiting Woods area and in Glenoaks Canyon.

Sixty Years Ago

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