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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Around Town: It's almost Christmas: Have a cocktail

    Christmas arrived, suddenly, on the day after Thanksgiving. Over at Trader Joe’s, the entrance display included hundreds of fresh wreaths and garlands.
  • Betty F. Almassy

    Former longtime La Cañada resident Betty F. Almassy died Feb.27 at the age of 91. She came to California at the age of 2 and was raised in Glendale, graduating from Hoover High School in 1937. She attended Glendale College for two years and then...

    Around Town: Training, deployments and wars. Oh my.

    Around Town: Training, deployments and wars. Oh my.
    Chris Petersen is a 1998 graduate of LCHS and a former Palm Crest Panther. I met Chris when he was in elementary school and I was an elementary school mom. He was a lanky, good-natured kid who grew up here in La Cañada Flintridge. His parents, Martha...

    Veteran respect, help, urged

    Of all the words bandied about during the recent election season, very few were about American military service members now coming home from combat in the Middle East. So to mark today's Veterans Day observances this year, La Cañada Flintridge...

    Piece of Mind: Forgetting our protectors

    Piece of Mind: Forgetting our protectors
    Unlike some of the men of his generation, he was not eager to be a soldier. He did not rush to enlist, following Japan's Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and the declaration of war on the U.S. by Germany's Adolph Hitler that followed a few days later....