Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy Jesse Carrasco had just a few details from dispatch when he pulled up to Cook’s Corner the evening of Aug. 23. Minutes earlier, John Snowling had walked into the beloved bar in Trabuco Canyon and opened fire, killing three and wounding six others, including his estranged wife.
Hailey Swanson described her husband, fallen Manhattan Beach Police Officer Chad Swanson, as being “fearless, strong, loud, decisive, confident, devoted, protective, and always there with some off-the-wall comments and make me laugh, even in the darkest moments.”
A Manhattan Beach police officer killed in a motorcycle crash on Wednesday was a survivor of the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas who risked his life saving others during the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
With the Community Center at Rusk Park in Rossmoor literally filled to the brim, community leaders gathered this week to resume what has become one of the most revered celebrations of the year for the area, the annual Heroes Appreciation Dinner.
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. May you have a wonderful day with your family.