Local obituary notices in Pasadena, CA
Monday Jan 19 | via The York Daily Record
Grace United Methodist, Saint Patrick Cathedral, and St. Michael Lutheran workers said the bricks were found to have "DR. MLK" written on them, apparently scribbled in chalk, according to the article. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via Patch.com
SCPD mourns the loss Officer Tom Young on Sunday, Jan. 11, after a brave, courageous and valiant battle with cancer. Services are Jan. 24. Thomas Craig Young lost his brave, courageous and valiant battle with cancer on January 11, 2015 at home in Santa Cruz, Ca. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via KION 46
The Santa Cruz Police Department is mourning the loss of Officer Tom Young. Young died of cancer on Sunday January 11. Thomas Craig Young lost his brave, courageous and valiant battle with cancer on January 11, 2015 at home in Santa Cruz, surrounded by his family. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Mexia Daily News
LaNita Kay Burkhalter, 57, of Deer Park passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 after a brief battle with liver cancer. She was born Dec. 22, 1957 in San Antonio, to Travis and Lorna Dean Lancaster. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Evening Sun
Hundreds of Vanessa Collier's friends and family gathered Saturday at New Hope Ministries, sitting before an open casket that held the woman they loved, when suddenly the minister overseeing her funeral stopped the service. The memorial could not continue, Pastor Ray Chavez said, as long as pictures of Collier with the love of her life, the spouse she shared two children with, were to be displayed. Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via The Lebanon Daily News
Wallace O. Westfeldt, whose half-century journalism career started in print and led to network and public broadcasting, has died at the age of 91. His first newspaper job was as a reporter at the Nashville Tennessean during a time it was at the forefront covering desegregation. He worked alongside David Halberstam, Tom Wicker and John Seigenthaler and was assigned to cover the landmark U.S. Supreme Court school segregation case, Brown v. Comment?
Saturday Jan 10 | via Carlsbad Current-Argus
As stories spread about the slow delivery of care in the Department of Veterans Affairs health system, one fact often lost is that the agency is staffed by tens of thousands of talented professionals who have dedicated their lives to caring for veterans. One such dedicated professional was Timothy Fjordbak, 63, a psychologist at the El Paso VA Health Care System clinic. Comment?
Saturday Jan 10 | via Brush News-Tribune
Samuel Goldwyn Jr., a champion of the independent film movement and son to one of the founding fathers of Hollywood cinema, has died. He was 88. Goldwyn's son told the Los Angeles Times his father died Friday from congestive heart failure. Comment?
Saturday Jan 10 | via Evening Sun
A lawyer says a 94-year-old Michigan man accused of sexually assaulting children decades ago in Wyoming has died. Anders Gillis tells The Associated Press that William Bricker died Friday at his home in Glen Arbor, northwest of Traverse City, where he was in extremely poor health and under hospice care. Comment?
Friday Jan 9 | via The Willits News
Willie "Popsy" Dixon, longtime drummer and vocalist for the soul and blues band The Holmes Brothers, has died in Virginia. Alligator Records said Dixon died Friday in Richmond after a recent diagnosis of stage four bladder cancer. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via KYTX-TV News
He's not your typical quilter,but an 8 year old boy from New Brunswick has already been recognized for his skill with a sewing machine. Drew Poirier is a third grade student who loves to skateboard and play outside with friends. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via Pasadena Weekly
Community activist and former newspaper columnist Meta McCullough died on Dec. 29 surrounded by family and friends. Details regarding her death were unknown at press time. Comment?
Friday Jan 2 | via KYTX-TV News
Dozens of brave souls braved the cold temperatures on Thursday morning to ring in the new year, at the 35th annual Friends of Barton Springs Pool Polar Bear Club Splash. Dozens of brave souls braved the cold temperatures on Thursday morning to ring in the new year, at the 35th annual Friends of Barton Springs Pool Polar Bear Club Splash. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via NewsOK.com
Fans who lined the Rose Parade route Thursday bundled in blankets, hats and gloves and sipped steaming cups of coffee and cocoa as the day dawned unusually frigid. The Donate Life float, featuring organ recipients walking, foreground, and donors and family members of deceased donors, is seen in the 126th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via SFGate
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR KIEHL'S SINCE 1851 - The Kiehl's SINCE 1851 float, winner of the Extraordinaire Trophy, just before the start of the 126th Rose Parade on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, in Pasadena, Calif. PASADENA- Fans who lined the Rose Parade route Thursday bundled in blankets, hats, gloves and sipped steaming cups of coffee and cocoa as the day dawned unusually frigid. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via News Times
A Rose Parade spectator takes pictures while waiting the start of the 126th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Photo: Ringo Chiu Www.ringochiu.com, AP Bill Ziegler of Philadelphia, takes pictures with his wife Kim in front of the Theme Banner Float Before the start of the 126th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via The Bennington Banner
Bill Ziegler of Philadelphia, takes pictures with his wife Kim in front of the Theme Banner Float Before the start of the 126th Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. PASADENA, CALIF. Comment?
Thursday Jan 1 | via WKXW-FM Trenton
As Danelle Jacobs and a crew of volunteers decorated their Rose Parade float, strong winds from a blustery winter storm blew flowers into the air. The scaffolding bounced. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 30 | via KYTX-TV News
Your fitness routine and all that comes with it can get pretty pricey. Buying a gym membership, all of those fancy workout clothes, the latest fitness gadget, and new shoes can really add up, but experts say reaching your fitness goals doesn't have to wreak havoc on your budget. Comment?
Dec 27, 2012 | via LA Weekly
The first work you see when you enter David Kordansky's new mid-city gallery are Jonas Woods' 9 to 11 foot tall paintings of single plants in painted pots against white backgrounds. But if these seem static and unnecessarily large, you'll get a quirkier more down-to-earth experience as soon as you turn the corner and wander through next two galleries. Comment?
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