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Thomas William Sneddon Jr., a prominent Santa Barbara County district attorney and activist, died of cancer on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Pamela Sneddon; his nine children, Matthew Sneddon and wife Julie Severson, Stephanie Sneddon and husband Steve Hanson, Christopher Sneddon and wife Kristen, Margaret Sneddon Cosio and husband Tabin, Timothy Sneddon and wife Crissy Alesii, Daniel Sneddon, Andrew Sneddon, Russell Sneddon, and Katherine Sneddon Meding and husband Trevor; 14 grandchildren; his brother, Michael Sneddon; and many nieces and nephews as well as extended family members who loved him.
Reading the stories of life experiences in the Patriot has caused me to reflect on my nearly 85 years, more than 70 of these in the southeast area of the Los Angeles Basin. Much of the time, prior to the last 40-plus years in Downey, was spent in Lynwood, Compton and South Gate.
Legendary singer/songwriter/ blues harmonica player Charlie Musselwhite brought his stellar band of blues musicians to San Diego at The Poway Center For The Performing Arts on Saturday, October 25, 2014. Charlie is a 7 time Grammy winner, has won the Blues Music Award 27 times, and is an 8-Time Living Blues Award Winner.
Actor/Producer, Noel G. and partner, David Ramak teamed with writer/director partners, Richard Meese and Rocky Costanzo to produce a different, modern story on how young teens deal with a deadly tragedy. The concept was easy, Costanzo said.
Nurses and other health care workers at Daughters of Charity Health System filed a class action lawsuit today to protect the pensions of nearly 9,000 employees and retirees, alleging that Daughters improperly evaded federal pension law requirements, allowing it to underfund its pension plan by an estimated $229 million. The suit alleges that Daughters of Charity improperly classified its pension plan as a "church plan," which is exempt from the federal law governing and protecting pensions, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 .