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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Guest Column: My life as a chaparralard

    Guest Column: My life as a chaparralard
    For the first time I am revealing to friends that I am a maquisard. They are amazed.
  • Veterans are honored at Fiesta Days

    Veterans are honored at Fiesta Days
    On a sunny Monday, hundreds of La Caņada Flintridge residents braved 80-degree heat to take in the colorful Fiesta Days parade after honoring La Caņada's fallen members of the military at a somber Memorial Day service. Residents turned out to line...

    Around Town: Remembering a great Boss

    When I worked for Wilbur F. “Bill” Littlefield, the head public defender for L.A. County, we never discussed the war. The war, his war, was World War II. Bill Littlefield had been a member of an elite intelligence unit that operated behind...

    U.S. Forest Service rejects firefighting aircraft study

    U.S. Forest Service rejects firefighting aircraft study
    The U.S. Forest Service is dismissing a study it commissioned that recommends a major overhaul in its approach to fighting wildfires, suggesting swapping out expensive retardant-dropping air tankers in favor of less costly water-scooping planes. A Rand...

    Around Town: Opening a window on 1940

    La Caņada Flintridge has finally arrived: We are listed in the free online index search of the 1940 United States Federal Census. On April 2, microfilms of the 1940 census sheets were released by the National Archives and Records Administration. The 1940...