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Besides being an excellent source of niacin, protein and selenium, chickens are rich in puns.
LA VERNE, California, Jan. 9, 2018 — “Why did the chicken cross the road?” It’s an old riddle. The listener expects a simple twist or clever punchline — perhaps a little fowl play of words  —  but the straight answer is, “To get to the other side.” Today, the modern spin on the old joke […]
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The Old Town La Verne Farmers Market — known as La Verne Fresh — has grown stale and will close on Dec. 30, 2017. The death knell was sounded at the Dec. 18, 2017 La Verne City Council meeting, when the council voted 4-0  to direct city staff to send a letter of non-renewal to […]
LA VERNE, California, December 18, 2017 — I’m looking for my first home, which I will be financing. My problem is, I’m confused over all the different kinds of home lenders out there — mortgage bankers, mortgage brokers, my local bank, etc. Can you explain the differences?   Honestly, I don’t know why there are […]
LA VERNE, California, November 28, 2017 — When you walk into A Cut Above Pet Care Resort and Salon, you never know exactly what you’re going to get or walk out with. That’s because when you bring in your dog or cat for grooming, you have to pass by a veritable Noah’s Ark filled with […]
LA VERNE, California, November 12, 2017 — You see the signs everywhere. “We Pay Cash for Houses,” “We Buy Houses, “We Buy Ugly Homes.” You see them plastered on telephone poles and freeway onramps. The signs are more ubiquitous than ants at a picnic.   Perhaps, you’ll get a flyer in the mail from one […]
LA VERNE, California, October 31, 2017 — As a Realtor, I track price reductions and lately there have been a lot of them.   The price reductions aren’t limited to any area of town or any price range.  A high-priced home is just as likely to see a price drop as a mid-priced home.   […]
LA VERNE, October 23, 2017 — According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months. But as sobering as though statistics are, sisters Anh and Khanh Le, owners of NothingBundtCakes in La Verne (and Rancho Cucamonga) won’t be one of those dire statistics. As young children, they […]
    LA VERNE, October 18, 2017 — Despite some push-back from residents and business owners who spoke publicly, the La Verne City Council voted unanimously, 4-0 (Councilman Tim Hepburn was absent) on Monday night, Oct. 17, to provide a $79,600 line of credit to help Chase’s Restaurant move from its current Third Street location […]
    LA VERNE, California, October 13, 2017 — On a back-to-work Monday on Oct. 9, a lot of people might have missed the Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s (Space X) successful launch of a Falcon 9 rocket out of Vandenberg Air Force Base, but not the McPherson family, which owns and operates Hi Tech Precision […]
  LA VERNE, California, October 11, 2017 — Have you noticed that La Verne has lately been on a health kick?   Gilead, the pharmaceutical giant and already the second largest employer in La Verne, opened its doors here this year. Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is expected to open a satellite facility here in […]