Ten Years Ago
A herd of 250 goats arrived by transporter truck that brought them from Lakeview, Ore. to Descanso Gardens to serve in a vegetation management capacity, eating brush to reduce fire fuel. They were in La Cañada for a one-month stay, during which it was expected they would thin out the brush across 13 acres.
Twenty Years Ago
La Cañada resident Sue Schecter, then serving as president of the Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation, was appointed to the State Historical Resources Commission by Gov. Pete Wilson.
Thirty Years Ago
The La Cañada Thursday Club staged Heirloom Discovery Day, bringing in experts from Sotheby Parke Bernet to examine antique watches, jewelry, silver, prints, china and more.
Forty Years Ago
The La Cañada school board approved on an experimental basis a federally funded college work-study program that would place Pasadena City College students in La Cañada Unified School District part-time jobs to help their financial position while attending the local college.