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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Betty F. Almassy

    Former longtime La Cañada resident Betty F. Almassy died Feb.27 at the age of 91.
  • City celebrates Fiesta Days

    City celebrates Fiesta Days
    Applauding both community and country, thousands gathered in La Cañada Flintridge over Memorial Day weekend to paint the town red, white and blue during its 38th annual Fiesta Days celebration. Four days of family-friendly events organized by La Cañada...

    Honors befitting U.S. veterans

    Our community owes a debt of thanks to Don Hingst, originator of the Memorial Day tribute to our local veterans, and to Joe Puglia for carrying on the tradition. It was fitting that the committee decided to honor WWII vets this year. Sadly, we noted...

    Donald Hunt dies at 85

    Donald Hunt, a star athlete turned World War II soldier who returned to coach championship football teams at John Muir High School and Pasadena City College, was found dead on Dec. 16 in his La Cañada Flintridge home. He was 85. A football and track star...

    Glenn R. Watson, prominent municipal attorney

    Glenn R. Watson, a lawyer who was instrumental in the formation of the cities of Rancho Palos Verdes, Cerritos, Industry, Carson, and who served as city attorney for many cities throughout Southern California for 50 years, died Dec. 26. He was 93. His...