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What does recent history tell us? Damien’s football field was named after its great coach Dick Larson. Similarly, the Spartan’s ball yard was named after longtime athletic director Tom Carroll. You can find both stories on LaVerneOnline. Meanwhile, Bonita’s football field has long donned the name of Glenn Davis, the high school’s multi-sport star who […]
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Dusted by Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, devastated by diabetes for 44 years, hunched by scoliosis and slowed by a stroke that has impaired his speech and his mobility, Ray Ritchey of Monrovia is nevertheless as steady as a rock. The rock analogy fits because the former financial manager and analyst, now 71, is […]
La Verne Little League welcomed the start of its 60th season under beautiful blue skies on March 16, while showcasing an emerald green infield, starch-white championship banners fluttering over the snack bar, a ring of palm trees standing like sentries over the outfield and an overflow crowd of proud players, parents, relatives and friends ready […]
It’s unlikely that First Lady Michelle Obama, the inspiration behind the “Let’s Move” movement, will be attending La Verne’s first Family Health & Fitness Expo on Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., but just about everybody else will be there. The brainchild of Dr. Afshin Mehr, owner of La Verne Family Chiropractic, […]
People, people, people, do you realize we have one of the finest independent bookshops in all of Southern California right here in our backyard? These repositories of literary gold are becoming so rare that we must do everything we can to protect and preserve these treasures. So, please visit Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book Shop […]
The Rotary Clubs and Chambers of Commerce of La Verne and San Dimas are proud to present the Annual State of the School District Luncheon on Feb. 21 at the Meeting House at Hillcrest, 2705 Mountain View Drive in La Verne. Dr. Gary Rapkin, Bonita Unified School District Superintendent, will present the address. The Bonita […]
For some 200 University of La Verne students, including members of the football and track and field teams, Martin Luther King Day wasn’t a holiday for sleeping in and hanging out. It was a day of community service. Many of the students, and some faculty members as well, wore special T-shirts with this Martin Luther […]
Holy Name of Mary School is planning community and school events in observance of Catholic Schools Week.  Highlights include an Open House at the school, collecting books for students affected by Hurricane Sandy, a book fair, and creating and sending valentines to our military. The events are part of the nationwide celebration of Catholic education […]
The kids at LeRoy Haynes Center in La Verne enjoyed cookies and cocoa and had a chance to sit on Santa’s knee last week as some 35,000 lights and nearly two miles of extension cords were turned on to celebrate the holiday season. This year’s lighting project, designed by Doug Henton, LeRoy Haynes’ facilities manager, […]
I swear there’s one guy who gets more air time than either President Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney, and he is actor Bill Cobbs. The ubiquitous actor, who appears in the current ABC sitcom “Going On” with Matthew Perry, has been in Star Trek Enterprise, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, The […]