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Al Gross is scoping out his next colorful project. Kaleidoscope literally is from the Greek, meaning observation of beautiful forms.
Al Gross, who at age 75 has been retired from Verizon for a dozen years, sees things differently from you and me. Where we see only imperfection, he sees only perfection. Where we see only a random, pointless and purposeless pile of unrelated things, he sees the distinct design and imprint of the Creator. To peer into […]
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Walking home from Bonita High School, along the streets and alleyways of lower La Verne, Ruben Guajardo, like a lot of 18-year-old kids about to graduate into the world in 1973, didn’t know exactly where life would lead him that summer. He had signed up for fall session general education courses at Mount SAC, but […]
Bart Rockett, Television Host, Comedian, Ventriloquist, Magician, Illusionist and Musician all rolled into one very multi-talented entertainer, headlines the final show of the Cultural Arts Society of La Verne’s2012-13 season.  The show, scheduled for Saturday, April 13, 7 PM, at the   Meeting House at Hillcrest, 2705 Mountain View Drive, La Verne, is family friendly and […]
Henry David Thoreau said, “If a man loses pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured, or far away.” For La Verne, California-based photographer Christina Albrigo, now 31, it took several years before she could take that step. Although […]
Santa Anita Race Park race track in Arcadia, Calif., which opened for its 76th season yesterday, has a storied tradition made famous by thoroughbred champions like Seabiscuit, Round Table, Affirmed, Spectacular Bid and Zenyatta and jockeys like Willie Shoemaker, Johnny Longden and George Woolf, nicknamed “The Iceman,” for sitting chilly in the saddle until the […]
*Recently, LaVerne Online sat down with C. Bradford Eastland, author of a novel which has been labeled by turns brilliant, breathtaking, both old-fashioned and newfangled, and even (occasionally) oddly experimental.  It’s called WHERE GODS GAMBLE, a tale of American mythology, and was published in 2011 by iUniverse Inc.   Below is the transcript of that interview […]
OFFICIAL RULES for NPR’s ‘What’s Your Big Idea?’ video contest.     No purchase necessary to enter or win. Must be 13-25 years of age to enter. The “My Big Idea to Change the World” Contest (“Contest”) is designed to give people ages 13 to 25 the chance to explain their Big Idea to Change […]
The call came from Camera Ready Choirs on a Tuesday afternoon. “Can you sing back-up for Kris Allen on “American Idol” on Thursday?” Within the hour, La Verne’s Michelle Croce was emailed the song, “Vision of Love,” which Allen would be performing, and told to be at a North Hollywood rehearsal site the next morning […]
Why is interior designer and store owner Joann Lammens always so damn HAPPY? Sure, Mother’s Day is almost here, and she’s a terrific mom, but PLEASE! Could it be because she is hosting an exclusive Get Happy Spring Party at her store, May 10 through May 12, where she will be featuring Happy Everything pottery, […]
      It is always good to hear about young people doing charitable work, and here is good example of that.    A group of La Verne University students that are members of Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) have hooked up with Sowing Seeds for Life (SSFL), a food bank that feeds some 6,000 needy […]