Celebrating
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Manhattan Beach renames a park

Celebrating
CELEBRATING: Councilman Mitch Ward, left, the city’s first black elected official, urged the City Council to change the park’s name. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
Owners
OWNERS: Charles A. and Willa Bruce operated a resort in Manhattan Beach until the city condemned their property. (Bernard Bruce)
Visitor
A visitor to the Bruces’ beach resort in 1926. (Los Angeles Public Library)
Jefferson
USC graduate student Alison Rose Jefferson has helped keep alive the story of Bruce’s Beach. (Allen J. Schaben / LAT)
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