About a half hour from La Verne is Silver Lake, the No. 1 hipster community in the United States, according to Forbes magazine. Bordered by Los Feliz to the north, Echo Park to the east and south and Hollywood to the west, Silver Lake is hipper than San Francisco’s Mission District, Portland’s Pearl District and [...]
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REAL ESTATE 101: Would There Ever Have Been a Great Gatsby without France’s Monumental Contribution to Architecture?
Outside of Napoleon and Charlemagne, the French may not make the best fighters or warriors — at least my World War II veteran dad told me so — but as far as their passion for art and architecture goes, they are nonpareil. In particular, three French architectural styles have dramatically influenced the art and science of [...]
La Verne Lutheran’s 22-0 win over the La Sierra Academy Knights on Wednesday night at Bonita High School was every bit as dominating as Secretariat’s 31-length triumph in the 1973 Belmont or Tiger Woods’ 12-shot victory in the 1997 Masters. Trojans hurler Layne Henderson faced only batter over the minimum, while striking out 13 of the [...]
Okay, here’s why advertising pays off and better advertising pays off even more handsomely. While enjoying a tostada at the Rose Café in Santa Barbara, I pick up the local paper, the Montecito Journal (May 2-9), and on page 5 in the upper right-hand corner, I spy a quarter-page ad that simply shows a bronzed lemony [...]
The University of La Verne’s ENACTUS team of outstanding business students, headed for the national championships in Kansas City following their recent regional win in Orange County, was honored at a special ceremony in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday, along with a number of community leaders affiliated with the group. The national competition will be held [...]
When people call Nancy Eastland, the first thing she tells them is, “Don’t throw anything out.” Not a single nail, button, or half-spent sack of flour. “I want the cleaning supplies under the sink, I want the health and beauty aids in the bathroom, I want the food in the cupboards,” said Eastland, now in [...]
Mickey Rehm, owner of Micky’s Jewelry Studio in La Verne, has been installed as the new Chairwoman of the La Verne Chamber. Everyone expects her to shine like a diamond in her new role.
An estimated crowd of more than 150,000 book lovers (bibliophiles) wormed their way through alleyways of makeshift book sellers, memorabilia peddlers, band performances and cooking demonstrations while others listened intently to their favorite stars-turned-authors like Carol Burnett and Debbie Reynolds at the 18th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of the Books, April 20-21. Trumpeter John Barnes [...]
The outlook for real estate brightens, according to a new survey by Prudential Real Estate.
If you’re thinking about renting out your home, waiting for housing prices to further rebound off their recent lows, you might have hit on a winning financial strategy. But before you put on your landlord’s hat, you should know that renting out your home involves more than just finding good tenants who will pay their rent [...]