50 years ago — Imperial Valley residents of Chinese descent voiced united opposition to communism in whatever form and asked other Americans to remember that the reds in Korea and Moscow are common enemies of all freedom-loving people, including the Chinese.
40 years ago — An 82-year-old hiker tumbled down 2,500 feet of rugged canyon wall near Borrego Springs and lived to tell about it. Ralph Estabrook, his body covered with bruises, was found at 9 a.m. by rangers and sheriff's deputies, ending a nine-hour manhunt that saw 30 men comb the rocky slopes of Pub Canyon.
30 years ago — Arthur W. Feldman. U.S. consul in Mexicali, has during his 28 years of service received many honors. Perhaps none will be as important as the one he will receive from the Federal Aviation Administration. Feldman has been singled out to receive the FAA's Distinguished Service Award, presented three times previously.