Tag: World War II

Bert Lane, 95: Helped build a YMCA and a local baseball field

Bert Lane, 95: Helped build a YMCA and a local baseball field

| March 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

                      Bert Lane was a familiar face in the neighborhood, from overseeing a popular summertime baseball field on Second Street to helping raise millions of dollars for the Hollywood / Wilshire YMCA. For two decades he joined dignitaries such as Mayor Tom Bradley, Councilman John […]

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Takei recalls his imprisonment in WWII

Takei recalls his imprisonment in WWII

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with George Takei at a press event for the show “Allegiance: A New Musical Inspired by a True Story” playing (through April 1) at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center’s Aratani Theatre. Although the musical centers on a fictional family, the story contains many of Mr. […]

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