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 […]
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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 […]
While the recession lingers, you may not be flush with dollars, but that’s no excuse to deprive yourself culturally, historically, artistically, scientifically, or musically. Los Angeles’ myriad museums offer free monthly or weekly visits. And some are free to visitors year-round.         LaVerneOnline provides a list below, but please check websites just […]
As we enter the peak of the holiday shopping and NFL football season, you now have the perfect excuse to pick up one of Jerry Terry’s football helmet yard signs made right here in La Verne. It doesn’t matter who you’re favorite team is, Jerry’s got it – Pittsburg Steelers, Oakland Rai-duhs, San Diego Chargers. […]
    If you’re interested in an exciting, rewarding and challenging way to volunteer in your community, becoming a member of the San Dimas Mountain Rescue Team may be just what you are looking for.      The team will be hosting an informational meeting will be held for volunteer mountaineer applicants at 7:30 p.m. […]
     Imagine this: A charity golf tournament that attracted not one, not two, not three but four of the men on the list of the 50 greatest players in the history of the NBA. And that’s not all. Also present were three Dodger legends, an NCAA basketball championship-winning coach, a Rose Bowl-winning quarterback and […]
L&G Enterprises might have built its reputation on tricking out trucks, but in a sign of our gas-sipping times, it’s gaining props in town for taking a 2011 Ford Fiesta and putting it on the social superhighway with its “Oh So Sexy” candy red, jet black and silver exterior and futuristic interior featuring an in-console […]
  La Verne’s upcoming “Celebration of the Arts” at the Church of the Brethren, April 30-May 1,  has brought together beginner and experienced artists to show their work to the community. Among the talented featured artists is 25-year-old Cal Poly Pomona graduate, Stephen Rybacki.   Rybacki was raised in Rancho Cucamonga, but currently lives in La Verne. Having graduated […]
Start chatting with Judy Nelson, and lots of impressions are apt to cross your mind. Is she the lost Nelson from The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, that 50s and 60s sitcom that millions of viewers watched weekly because it offered both laughs and American values in large doses? Is she Glendora’s Tea Party version […]