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Once the bands got to performing, the business turned serious.
LA VERNE, California, October 1, 2017 — A month before Halloween, Glenn Davis Stadium on the Bonita High School campus in La Verne, Calif., was a crawling coven of competing witches, bands and color guards from around the Southland, brewing up a feast of musical entertainment that wowed an overflow crowd and earned the best […]
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SAN DIMAS, California, August 28, 2017 — If you were to seek out Father Bill Moore today, you would not likely find him in the church sanctuary or sermonizing from the pulpit at Sunday mass; rather you would find him painting in his San Dimas studio less than a mile from his Holy Name of […]
Because La Verne’s Eric Davis has been spoiling local residents with his design, painting, printmaking, and photography and production skills for decades, you wonder how much longer the city can claim the resident artist as its own before Southern California, the rest of the state and the world lay claim to his considerable talents. As […]
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 […]
La Verne loses World War II hero William Douthett
The San Francisco Giants rule baseball. Feels weird to type it, feels weird to say it, even feels weird to think it.   But it’s true.   After winning last night’s clinching game which wrapped up a dominating 4-game sweep of the Tigers the G-men have now won two of the last three World Series titles, which […]
For all you E-readers out there, Life Lessons of a Harvard Reject by Peter Bennett (published October 2012) is now available on the Amazon Kindle, the world’s best-selling E-reader. “Although I prefer real books and dog-eared pages,” Bennett said, “I understand that about half of all books are now read on electronic devices. In an […]
*Recently, LaVerne Online sat down with C. Bradford Eastland, author of a novel which has been labeled by turns brilliant, breathtaking, both old-fashioned and newfangled, and even (occasionally) oddly experimental.  It’s called WHERE GODS GAMBLE, a tale of American mythology, and was published in 2011 by iUniverse Inc.   Below is the transcript of that interview […]
Damien students are going to get a big dose of reality — and perspective – when they enroll in teacher Stephen Patten’s advanced photography class this fall. His photographic specialty – he’s also taught history, religion and leadership on the catholic school campus in La Verne – is helping people find the magnificent in the […]
Could history repeat itself? New York Times Best-Selling Author Clive Cussler, writer of such action adventures as Valhalla Rising, Sahara and Raise the Titanic! grew up in Alhambra and attended Pasadena City College. Meanwhile, Kathryn Le Veque, a La Verne-based writer of historical romances, grew up in nearby Pasadena and also attended Pasadena City College. […]