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Bonita Principal Derek Bub thought he was going to be an FBI agent and still dresses like one, but he decided to become Bonita's educational sheriff instead.
There’s a new education sheriff in town, and his name is Derek Bub, principal of Bonita High School. Actually, he took over in the fall of 2015 from the retiring Bob Ketterling who masterfully guided Bonita for 17 years as principal. In handing over his duties and responsibilities to Bub, Ketterling’s advice was succinct: “Here […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our elected officials in Sacramento have failed to develop a state budget that protects the students of California.  The Governor’s budget includes both spending cuts and will put in place appalling “trigger cuts” for education.  Proposition 30, “The Protect Schools and Public Safety Act of 2012”, is the only initiative on the November ballot that […]
Normally green-and-white clad Bonita High School is changing its colors.   This month, the Bonita Spirit is selling pink poms for $3 each and donating all the proceeds from its sales to the Susan G. Komen Foundation in honor of the squad’s own Irene Montague who passed at the beginning of the school year. Bonita […]
All of us receive a lot of advice each day, either from loved ones, critics, teachers, frenemies, Dr. Oz or Oprah. Some of it might even be good. Before the start of the Bonita-Rowland football game, Pete on the Street asked a handful of Bonita fans what was the best advice they ever received. Their […]
New La Verne Heights principal Patrick McKee lives in a fishbowl, and that’s exactly the way he likes it. His office boasts large vertical windows through which students can keep an eye on their new school chief. They often wave or flash him a wide toothy grin, and he cheerfully smiles back. His career has […]
  There was so much applause at Bonita high school on Tuesday night that you would have thought the school had just won another CIF championship or league title. But the applause was for the official opening of the new $7.7 million Bonita gym (retrofitting and modernization of the old gym continues), which drew a […]