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News - June 14, 2013

Mount Diablo Beacon removed for repairs

1928 fixture overdue for maintenance

by Jessica Lipsky

The Eye of Diablo, in serious disrepair after years of neglect, was removed Tuesday from the summit building to begin renovation work in advance of the annual Pearl Harbor Day remembrance ceremony. The 85-year-old beacon atop Mount Diablo is lit every Dec. 7, and its light must be pushed by hand to begin rotation for the ceremony.

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