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ONTARIO, Calif., July 12, 2017 — In the La Verne / Upland Foothill finale at Homer Briggs Memorial Park in Ontario, there were so many zeroes posted on the celebrated scoreboard — made famous in a “Helpful Honda” commercial now airing throughout Southern California — some in the crowd had to wonder whether the blue […]
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LA VERNE, Calif., June 1, 2017 — LaVerneOnline sat down for nearly a full hour with first-year Police Chief Nick Paz, who graciously accepted our invitation for an interview. He didn’t request to see the questions in advance or to edit the responses before they were posted. It was just two people talking — a […]
LA VERNE, Calif., May 29, 2017 — In October 2005 when the Humvee he was riding in drove over and detonated an improvised explosive device or IED, U.S. Army Sergeant Bryan Anderson was hurled to the ground. When he tried to wipe away the blood from his face with his left hand, he discovered he didn’t […]
MONROVIA, Calif., May 31, 2017 — Nothing turns out a crowd at 8 a.m. quite like free coffee, tea, pastries, breath-mint tchotchkes  … and the opportunity to win a piece of the nearly $1.4 billion in business up for grabs when the six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Glendora to Montclair breaks ground in […]
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The La Verne 11-year-olds played like 21-year-olds, pitching their hearts out and blasting the ball all over Pooch Park in Claremont, defeating Glendora American 12-2 and advancing to the next round of playoffs to be held in West Covina. Literally, from the first crack of the bat, La Verne signaled that it had come ready […]
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LA VERNE, California, July 4, 2017 — La Verne saluted the nation’s birthday with family and a flotilla of floats, flags, fairs, fireworks, finger foods, and fashions that made the emerald city the place to be on July 4th. Bands marched, motorcycles roared, seniors reposed, babies wailed, horses cantered, politicians waved, classic automobiles honked, and […]
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LA VERNE, Calif., June 4, 2017 — In today’s YouTube world, the most coveted title on Bonita High School campus may no longer be high school quarterback, prom queen, or class valedictorian, but rather, staff member on “The Pawse,” a fast-paced, comedic, student-run video concluding its second memorable season.   Comprising the staff for the […]
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LONG BEACH, Calif., June 6, 2017 — For me, that stretch of the 405 from Long Beach to points north until you reach Playa Vista and Culver City has always been a dead zone, culinarily speaking. It’s uncharted, unfamiliar territory, so I customarily ride out this section of roadway staying securely in my car, hunger […]
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