10/16 — Launch Party for “Vanished: Lompoc’s Japanese”

Oct. 16 — A party to celebrate the publication of “Vanished: Lompoc’s Japanese” by John McReynolds, will be held at 1 p.m. at the Montrose Crescenta Library, 2465 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. The book features profiles of Japanese Americans who lived in the small farming town on California’s Central coast before World War II. For more information, visit www.vanishedlompocsjapanese.com.