Donald Kelly
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Memorial set for longtime Whittier High coach Donald Kelly

WHITTIER — A memorial service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Vic Lopez Auditorium at Whittier High School for Donald Wade Kelly, a longtime coach and teacher at the high school. Kelly, whose career at the school spanned nearly 60 years, died on July 13. He was 86. Fondly known as the “Voice of the Cardinals,” Kelly Read More…

Bakery owner
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KAROLYN PLUMMER: Creator of sweets

INGLEWOOD — There are three reasons why customers will eagerly return to Karolyn Plummer’s family-owned bakery in Inglewood — and they are captured in the name of her restaurant: Sweet. Red. Peach. “My three customer favorites are sweet potato pie, red velvet cake and peach cobbler,” said Plummer with a confident smile. In the competitive world Read More…

Lawrence 'Doc' Freeman
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Noted Compton educator Lawrence Freeman dead at 92

Funeral services for noted educator Lawrence C. Freeman were held Thursday morning at Holman United Methodist Church, where Compton residents gathered to celebrate the life of the city’s second icon to die within three weeks. Freeman, whom everyone called “Doc,” died June 23 at age 92. Stunned upon learning of Freeman’s death, Jonathan Taylor, community Read More…