Ten Years Ago
The 40th annual Pasadena Showcase House of Design, featuring a Georgian-style estate in Flintridge, opened its doors to the public. The 10,000-square-foot home had been built in the early days of Flintridge by architect Myron Hunt. About 50,000 visitors were expected to tour the property during the monthlong event.
Twenty Years Ago
Neal and Molly Brockmeyer were honored by the La Cañada Kiwanis Club as La Cañadans of the Year.
Thirty Years Ago
Prince Andrew of England’s royal family paid a visit to La Cañada Flintridge, touring the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on April 19, 1984. His older brother, Prince Charles, had visited the lab in 1977.
Forty Years Ago
A survey of community members undertaken in April 1974 by the La Cañada Chamber of Commerce showed that locals were interested in seeing the town incorporate as a city, there was a strong desire for the installation of sewer systems and there was a perceived need for more public tennis courts. However, a majority of the survey’s returns from the western section of town, from Rosebank Drive to Ocean View Boulevard (in more recent years known as the Sagebrush area), indicated property owners there wanted to be left out of any La Cañada incorporation plans.