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Airport Commissioner Found Dead In A Backyard Lounge Chair
A longtime commissioner of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority was found dead on Monday, "reclining in a lounge chair in the backyard of his Burbank home," according to the Valley Sun
57-year-old Charles Lombardo, who lived alone, was reportedly found by gardeners and is believed to have died on Sunday. For the past three years Lombardo had been battling prostate cancer and was known for "reminding fellow authority commissioners to get regular prostate screenings," said Don Brown who served on the authority with him for more about a decade.
Lombardo, who was first appointed to the tri-city governing board of Bob Hope Airport in 1998, was due to serve until June 2013, when his term was set to expire. In addition to being past president of the airport authority, Lombardo had served on the finance and operations committees.
Paul Dyson, Burbank Transportation Commission Chairman, said Lombardo was "very enthusiastic about aviation and loved serving on the commission."
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.