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In Memoriam: Malibu honors late Olympian David Torrence

by Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

Sorrowful souls sought solace as they gathered Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue to celebrate the life of Olympic 5,000-meter runner David Torrence, of Malibu. 

Torrence, 31, died Aug. 28 in...

In Memoriam: Malibu bids adieu to ‘one-of-a-kind’ music legend

by Barbara Burke, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

The news hit like a thunderbolt: Malibu’s beloved and adored Tom Petty — an iconic musician, songwriter, record producer and performer — died of cardiac arrest at 66 years old.  

After clinging to his life for a...

In Memoriam: Georges Michel Barruel

by Submitted Content News, Obituaries

Georges Michel Barruel, 86, died on Sept. 9. 

Georges, who went by Michel his whole life, was born in Grenoble, France on Nov. 2, 1930 to Henri and Georgette Barruel. He was the middle child of five brothers. He...