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Monday, May. 22, 2017

Garo Papazian

It was in our social media world that I actually met Garo Papazian after exchanging Face Book comments and text messages with his ex-wife Phyllis and it turns out that they live right around...

Dan W. Petkunas

I met Dan Petkunas at Valencia Corner Bakery and was instantly intrigued as he expressed his life experiences. When I told him, he’s the first Vietnam War fighter pilot I’ve interviewed he proudly relied,...

Anthony P. Alba

Mutual Army Service Discussing Anthony P. Alba’s military story was amazingly familiar since he and I served in the same infantry division at the same time. Interestingly, Tony lives just a few streets over from...

George R. Keene

George R. Keene was born April 21, 1923 at his family’s home in Highland Park, a suburb of Los Angeles, California. George is the youngest of six siblings and he attended Franklin High School...

George H. Brown

Fighter Pilot Training George Brown was born October 16, 1924 in Rockwell, Iowa but he grew up in nearby Mason City graduating from Mason City High School May 1942. After high school, George attended Mason...

Civic Impact Scholars discuss veterans project

Jade Aubuchon, Chris Borja, Ian Martinez and Faizul Basit spent their Tuesday afternoon sharing ideas, discussing logistics and planning an all-day series of events to bring awareness to veterans’ issues. The four College of the...

Veterans Center to be announced

Elliott Wolfe is a man who is driven to improve the lives of veterans here in the city of Santa Clarita, and beyond for that matter, by his efforts with The Santa Clarita Veteran...

Raymond L. Torres

Raymond Torres and I recently met at the Corner Bakery in Awesometown for 3 ½ hours and did not conclude our interview as we hit it off so well that tangents were flying everywhere....

Marine Corps war journalists retrace their footsteps

It was my high honor to participate in yet another Vietnam Program with The Greatest Generations Foundation, thanks to founder Timothy Davis. This program proved to be exceptional because among the outstanding participants was Captain...

City Council approves additions to monument

The Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday night approved additions to the Fallen Warriors Monument to the tune of $84,500. “I am just so proud that we’ve had such a huge community outpouring to make this...