Don Wallace dead at 78

‘Voice’ of the Santa Monica Mtns.


Don Wallace, a longtime Calabasas resident, died Jan. 29 from cancer, leaving behind a legacy of environmental, political and labor rights triumphs that still resonate in the area today.

He was 78.

Wallace wore many hats over the years: Los Angeles Fire Department captain, L.A. County deputy supervisor, Las Virgenes Homeowners Federation member. He also was a staunch open space advocate and the horseman’s friend.

“He was a friend to equestrians, a supporter of open space, an ...

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