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Veteran’s Day is being observed across Southern California starting Friday and into the weekend with numerous events planned.
The national holiday initially began as Armistice Day in 1919 to honor those who fought in World War I. In 1954, Armistice Day was rededicated as Veterans Day to honor all American veterans.
As a reminder, the U.S. Post Office will be closed Friday. Other institutions observing the federal holiday include banks, credit unions, federal courts and other nonessential federal offices. Schools are also closed on Friday in observance of the holiday.
Here are some events scheduled Friday and over the weekend to honor American veterans:
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