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LA VERNE, California, January 17, 2018 — Have caregivers responsible for communicating with people who have dementia, which includes Alzheimer’s Disease, been carrying on the wrong conversations? If any center is qualified to answer, let alone address, that question, it’s Hillcrest, which as one of the nation’s leading continuing care retirement communities, offers residents not […]
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LA VERNE, California, Dec. 20, 2017 — Reality — a lack of real estate  and the sheer might of the green-lighted Gold Line project — has just slammed the brakes on La Verne’s dream of having a Class 1 bike lane (paved right-of-way completely separated from the street) running along Arrow Hwy. Under La Verne’s […]
LA VERNE, California, December 7, 2017 — ‘Tis the time of year when mere mortals don the robes of Santa Claus, with his cheery, red velour suit and cap with white fur trim and black belt and boots.   But dressing like Santa Claus, it turns out, is the easy part.   How to actually […]
LA VERNE, California, November 29, 2017 — Look for the next great screenplays to come not out of Hollywood, but La Verne, where biologists and gerontologists, acting more like script supervisors than clinicians, are helping college students collect amazing stories of lives well lived by some of the town’s most senior citizens.   The University […]
SAN GABRIEL, California, November 19, 2017 — Colleen and I love Italian food. Her mother’s family hails from Sicily, and, as for me, I get into the club because my dad whipped up a killer spaghetti sauce at least once a week. Given our heritage, there isn’t an Italian pasta we don’t like. Spaghetti, Fusilli, […]
LA VERNE, California, November 16, 2017 — Their names roll off the tongue like a lullaby: Gentle Transitions, Caring Transitions, and Moving Matters.   These and about 1,000 other companies like them across the country help mostly seniors downsize and relocate. Unlike professional organizers who mostly help people control and manage their clutter and hoarding […]
LA VERNE, California, October 28, 2017 — Using marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes may have become legal the day after California voters approved Proposition 64 (the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act) last November, but if you’re looking to buy some cannabis in La Verne, you’re flat out of luck! That […]
EAGLE ROCK, California, October 21, 2017 — Colleen and I made a mid-morning dash across the 210 freeway to Eagle Rock’s famous Eagle Rock Bakery & Deli, which has been an institution in that city since 1949. We wanted to buy to some authentic Italian sausages, subs and cookies (pine nut, pistachio, and chocolate hazelnut […]
LA VERNE, California, October 21, 2017 — Merchants with shops in La Verne’s Heritage Plaza opened their doors and took to the sidewalks, passing out reams of candy in the first of many Halloween parades that will be celebrated in the city over the next 10 days. From Conundrum to the CVS pharmacy, kids waked […]
  LA VERNE, California, October 12, 2017 — Anne Larkin of La Verne is one fasten-ating woman, especially  when it comes to pulling together threads of history that weave a narrative and tell a story.   Anne has those skills and more because she is an avid button collector, not that she had much choice. […]