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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Around Town: Hanging out with Chesty

    On our last day at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco, I glanced at the posted “Today’s Events” sheet inside of the elevator and was shocked to see a reference to a reception for the “Flintridge Assistance League.”
  • Artisan house is one of a kind

    Artisan house is one of a kind
    It’s got a name, it’s got a view and it’s got a famed architect who echoed the work of Frank Lloyd Wright in his design. And it’s on the market. The Endicott home, named for the first family that lived there, was designed in...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Taking a knee

    I enjoy visiting my friend Bart over a cup of tea in the early hours of a Starbucks’ Saturday morning. I was working on my book, crafting a story, when Bart mentioned that his son played on the St. Francis freshman football team. The team had beat...

    Take Five: The influence of the American G.I.

    There is no question that the date 11/11/11 is of great significance in numerology. While we all celebrated in our own way last Friday, there is another poignant significance to the date of November 11th. This day marks Veterans Day, in which Americans...

    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...