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The forlorn young entrepreneurs are, from left, Douglas Johnson, Craig Johnson, Stephanie Boyle and Lisa Roth. Photo from late June 1962.

Ten Years Ago

La Cañada Flintridge resident Brock Turner was named to succeed Bart Dickins as head varsity softball coach at La Cañada High School.


Twenty Years Ago

“That’s Entertainment” was the theme for the ninth annual Pops Concert staged at La Cañada Presbyterian Church. Director was Paul Mayo.


Thirty Years Ago

See’s Candies in La Cañada was closed for a day to make repairs after burglars knocked out a wall, entered the building, cut open the safe and got away with $4,500 in cash.


Forty Years Ago

Berge’s Imported Groceries, a precursor of Berge’s sandwich shop, was opened by Queeny and Berge Yeghiaian in the 900 block of Foothill Boulevard.


Fifty Years Ago

A late-June hot spell prompted young entrepreneurs to set up lemonade stands “all over the valley,” according to a Valley Sun account. But a photographer documented that business was slow at a La Cañada Boulevard stand operated by Douglas and Craig Johnson, Stephanie Boyle and Lisa Roth, despite the reasonable price of 5 cents per cup, or 3 cents for a half-cup.


Sixty Years Ago

Efforts of the La Cañada Chamber of Commerce and other civic groups in the Foothills bore fruit when Los Angeles County Sheriff Eugene Biscailuz canceled plans he had earlier announced to shut down the Montrose Sheriff’s Station and have all local law enforcement duties shifted to the Altadena station.