• The future development of the existing site of Foothill Builders met with disapproval from nearby residents and other locals who protested the proposed three-story structure.
• A 5.4 earthquake shook the greater Los Angeles area causing items to fall off local store shelves, but caused little other damage.
• “Skimmers,” small electronic devices that capture a person’s banking information off bank, ATM or credit cards when a customer swipes it, were found at local banks and gas stations prompting a warning by law enforcement for the public to be vigilant at ATMs.
• Friends of Crescenta Valley Parks, the Crescenta Valley town Council and the L.A. County Parks and Recreation department invited the community to Two Strike Park for Music and Movies in the Park. In addition the screening of the 1961 Disney flick, “The Parent Trap” starring Hayley Mills, the audience enjoyed games, face painting and various art, craft and water activities.
• Crescenta Valley and Clark Magnet high schools were recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as two of the top 12 public high schools in L.A. County.
• A cougar on the prowl grabbed Buddy, a 65-pound shepherd-terrier dog belonging to the Brown family of La Cañada Flintridge. The cougar was also suspected in the disappearance of another family dog belonging to the Browns.
• The new 45,000-square-foot Sport Chalet in La Cañada had its grand opening. The store was the anchor for the recently completed Town Center.