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Lamonte Reed is a drill sergeant with a conscience. The ex-Army vet, who now helps run CrossFit Peak Performance in San Dimas, would rather promote you than punish you. In particular, he’s promoting a unique level of fitness that allows you to function at a higher level during the day, whether you’re a lawyer drawing up [...]
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Scott Land is an entertainer at the top of his game. His nearly four-decade career has recently put him on the A-list for movies, television, Hollywood royalty, Las Vegas and a world tour. You would think a guy like that wouldn’t have time for a little elementary school like Grace Miller in La Verne. But you [...]
Tom and Tim Hughes are good people to know, especially this time of year. When Cordel Goode over-invited guests to her nighttime Christmas party this year, she feared they would spill onto her patio and freeze to death, given the recent snap of cold weather. Tim got her some patio heaters. “He solved my problem, and I [...]
You’ve got to hand it 14-year-old Denae Hollar. That’s because she handed out 30 beautiful hand-crafted tie blankets to those in need of something warm and fuzzy at the sixth annual Sowing Seeds for Life “Christmas in the Park” toy giveaway and food pantry held on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Ganesha Park in Pomona. Credit the [...]
They’ve Got It Covered: From left, Vicki Brown, Sandy Boulware, Michelle Boulware, Denae Hollar and Lori blanketed the Christmas in the Park event with the true spirit of giving. You’ve got to hand it 14-year-old Denae Hollar. That’s because she handed out 30 beautiful hand-crafted tie blankets to those in need of something warm and fuzzy [...]
Sowing Seeds for Life’s fifth annual “Christmas in the Park” will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at Ganesha Park on White Avenue in Pomona from noon to 4 p.m. The event draws upwards of 600-800 kids. Each child under the age of 13 will receive a toy. Also, there will be live entertainment, crafts for kids, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]