Local author laments the loss of Los Angeles icons

The Allendale Library was filled with people ready to ask Pasadena-based author Lynell George questions about her latest book, “After/Image: Los Angeles Outside the Frame.” Even though the book signing was swift and mellow, George became passionate and emotional when she talked about influential Black figures such as Rodney King and how his experience with police brutality affected her. “A Conversation with Lynell George” took place on Feb. 29 at the Allendale Library in Pasadena for its Black History Month celebration. George addressed Los Angeles’ …