Colleen Bennett - Sotheby's International Realty
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Clifton’s Cafeteria, the oldest surviving cafeteria style eatery in Los Angeles, makes you act strangely.   For example, I never take selfies, but there I was taking a selfie of me with a taxidermied 90-year-old bison that must have cleared a ton, stretching some 6 feet tall and 11 feet long. I recently rewatched “Dancing […]
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Life Lessons of a Harvard Reject
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LA VERNE, California, Jan. 10, 2018 — I consider myself somewhat of a Warren Buffett expert. I featured the Oracle of Omaha in my book, Life Lessons of a Harvard Reject, a few years back when his conglomerate had a market cap of $334 billion. Today, Buffett’s empire is worth more than half a trillion […]
LA  VERNE, California, Dec. 22, 2017 — This morning I woke up very early to David Allen’s excellent piece, “‘The Graduate’ wedding scene forever altar-ed La Verne church,” in the Daily Bulletin, which opened a flood of memories for me.   Released on Dec. 22, 1967, it was the first really racy (is that what […]
LA VERNE, California, February 5, 2018 — After the call to order, pledge of allegiance and roll call formalities were dutifully performed and some minor business (leasing of some water rights and the transfer of funds to the downtown business improvement district), was taken up, the tone in the council chambers on Monday night quickly […]
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Bizz Buzz
Business news of La Verne
CLAREMONT, California, February 16, 2018 — The Ramona 8th grade girls completed their dream undefeated season by pouncing on the El Roble Intermediate School Panthers, 37-20, on Thursday afternoon in Claremont.   Just before the tip-off, Macklemore’s “Can’t Hold Us” reverberated around the El Roble gym’s walls and the Viking girls took the lyrics to […]
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Sports Shorts
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LA VERNE, California, January 17, 2018 — Have caregivers responsible for communicating with people who have dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s Disease, been carrying on the wrong conversations? If any center is qualified to answer, let alone address, that question, it’s Hillcrest, which as one of the nation’s leading continuing care retirement communities, offers residents not […]
LV Vibe
LV Vibe
Overview of LV lifestyle and culture
LA VERNE, California, February 2, 2018 — On Groundhog Day in La Verne, hundreds of Roynon Elementary students rose in celebration, not because of the breaking news that Punxsutawny Phil had poked out of his Pennsylvania burrow to see his shadow, signifying another six weeks of winter, but because their remodeled library had officially opened, […]
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ABCs
A Brief Collection of school events in La Verne.
LA VERNE, California, Feb. 12, 2018 — Ready For Takeoff? Before thinking corporations have turned all soft, fuzzy and labor friendly, by announcing bonuses for their rank and file in the wake of the new tax bill, consider that the $1,000 bonus JetBlue Airways awarded to 21,000 employees amounts to less than a penny a […]
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