Meld northern Italy’s unimpeachable reputation for design excellence with southern Mexico’s centuries’-old tradtion of incomparable craftsmanship, and you get Veneto, a new showroom in San Dimas, featuring beautiful handcrafted artisan funiture made from 100 percent reforested pinewood. The story of how Veneto came to open its doors in San Dimas is a transglobal one, crossing generations and [...]
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In a spacious ballroom lined with booths from some of the best restaurants in the area, more than 400 people from throughout the foothill communities gathered at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center on Nov. 5 to nibble on samples of fine food, taste top-flight wines and tequila, bid on exciting auction items, and socialize at [...]
You didn’t hear it here, but there’s talk on the Bonita campus about changing the name of Glenn Davis Stadium to Payton’s Place. Bonita alum Glenn Davis, of course, won the Heisman Trophy in 1946 for being the best college player in America, but for the what-have-you-done-for-me-lately-crowd, nobody is more award-worthy than Jake Payton. All the senior [...]
At the end of the night, the votes were in: Bonita’s half-time homecoming show, culminating in the crowning of queen Ariana Abo, was a bigger crowd-pleaser than the play of Bonita’s football team, which fell to West Covina, 26-14. Tied 7-7 at intermission, Bonita suffered a second-half, homecoming hangover when it saw the Bulldogs’ Sidney Jones [...]
It was the collision heard from Irwindale to Honolulu. Picasso’s owner Vincent DeRosa was hurriedly whipping up a fresh ponzu sauce. At his elbow, executive chef Paul Vigil was hastily putting the final accents on a picatta sauce. Then, the master chefs accidentally spun around and banged into each other, leaving the two dripping in sauce. “I [...]
It was the collision heard from Irwindale to Honolulu. Picasso’s owner Vincent DeRosa was hurriedly whipping up a fresh ponzu sauce. At his elbow, executive chef Paul Vigil was hastily putting the final accents on a picatta sauce. Then, the master chefs accidentally spun around and banged into each other, leaving the two dripping in sauce. “I said, [...]
The Nanny is playing a new role now, and is getting everyone’s attention again!
The fifth annual Sowing Seeds for Life Golf Tournament for Charity is now in the books, and with an impressive list of celebrities and a record 110 golfers taking part, it was the most successful one of the five. Sowing Seeds for Life is a La Verne-based charity. Prior to play on Oct. 7 at [...]
Butcher Boys from La Verne are catering kings, especially when it comes to serving barbecue the way grandpa used to make it.
Not even a full plume of Arturo Fuente cigar smoke billowing in the air can mask the grandeur of Tim Estes, the 57-year-old president of Fiesta Parade Floats in Irwindale, Calif., one of the premier float builders in the United States, if not the world. His inveterate cigar-smoking is an indulgence he’s not willing to part [...]