>>50 years ago — No cases of price control violations have occurred among Imperial County businessmen during the first year of OPS operations, William C. Moeser, director of the San Diego district office said Saturday. Moeser's territory covers Imperial, San Diego and Orange counties.
>>40 years ago — In tribute to "many fond memories" of the Barbara Worth Hotel, destroyed by fire Sunday, Brawleyite Bob Adams placed a wreath of spring flowers Thursday in front of hotel ruins. "I thought that a historic landmark of its stature should be remembered as more than a scarred ruin." he said.
>>30 years ago — Although Navy Attack Squadron 83 will leave the El Centro Naval Air Facility to return to its home at Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Fla., NAF range activities are humming. A cross-country flight by the 12 A-F Echo jet fighters, 20 officers and 175 enlisted men marked a new high for winter training units at NAF.