Robert S. Chandler, National Park Service veteran, to be honored Saturday
A memorial tribute to Robert S. Chandler, the first superintendent of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the King Gillette Ranch, 26800 Mulholland Highway, Calabasas.
Ranch site tours will begin at 1 p.m. and an outdoor Chumash blessing will be held at 2:30. A reception will begin at 4:30.
For reservations, which must be made by 3:30 p.m. Friday, call (805) 370-2344.
A tribute page for Chandler, who died Dec. 23 at age 74, is at http://bobchandlertribute.blogspot.com.
Photo: Robert S. Chandler in the Santa Monica Mountains in 1979. Credit: Los Angeles Times