From refugee to running coach

The City of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services will host a free presentation titled “Run for Fun: Pete Petersons” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., May 31 at the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center, 29900 Ladyface Court.
Petersons is a World War II refugee from war-torn Eastern Europe who later immigrated to America and became active in coaching track and field.
Petersons was born in Lativa. In 1940, when he was 6 years old, Soviet and Nazi troops invaded his land, forcing his famil...

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