About a half hour from La Verne is Silver Lake, the No. 1 hipster community in the United States, according to Forbes magazine. Bordered by Los Feliz to the north, Echo Park to the east and south and Hollywood to the west, Silver Lake is hipper than San Francisco’s Mission District, Portland’s Pearl District and [...]
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Okay, here’s why advertising pays off and better advertising pays off even more handsomely. While enjoying a tostada at the Rose Café in Santa Barbara, I pick up the local paper, the Montecito Journal (May 2-9), and on page 5 in the upper right-hand corner, I spy a quarter-page ad that simply shows a bronzed lemony [...]
REPRINTED FROM APRIL 15, 2012 April 15th. Quite an important date in American history. Yes yes yes, I know, it’s tax day. But that’s not it. As I write this, on April 15th, 2012, it is 100 years to the day since the Titanic sank in the North Atlantic. One hundred years ago exactly. Pretty cool, [...]
The La Verne classic car show on March 30 dazzled once again, featuring some of the finest vintage automobiles found anywhere. The gathering of gearheads made for a great morning and afternoon of show-and-tell. Here were some of our favorites:
I’ll drive anywhere for a luscious dessert so when I recently saw a photo of lemon meringue pie filling up an entire page of Sunset magazine — the peaks of meringue looming larger than Mount Rushmore — I knew I had to find any excuse to visit this heavenly pie purveyor. My destination was Jongewaard’s Bake [...]
If you find yourself dozing at the wheel on the way back home to La Verne, pull off on Baldwin and head south to dumpling nirvana!
A new restaurant offers some novel twists on classic food. This is one fork in the road you might want to take when you’re in Hollywood.
Bart Rockett, Television Host, Comedian, Ventriloquist, Magician, Illusionist and Musician all rolled into one very multi-talented entertainer, headlines the final show of the Cultural Arts Society of La Verne’s2012-13 season. The show, scheduled for Saturday, April 13, 7 PM, at the Meeting House at Hillcrest, 2705 Mountain View Drive, La Verne, is family friendly and [...]
La Verne loses World War II hero William Douthett