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LA VERNE, California, September 15, 2015 — For some reason, no doughnut chain has invaded La Verne. You will not find a Dunkin’ Donuts, Winchell’s or Krispy Kreme in sight.   Nor do we boast any trendy one-offs like The Donut Man in Glendora, or Donut Friend in Highland Park or Cofax on Fairfax in […]
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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 […]
JOKES   Joke No. 1: CUDDLES I’m sorry if I appear a little somber on what should be a happy occasion. Earlier today, I found my pet duck Cuddles absolutely motionless in my back yard, so I rushed him over to the vet. After examining it with his stethoscope, the vet said, “I’m sorry, but […]
La Verne author Peter Bennett presented Barbara Heavin, treasurer of of the Claremont Forum’s Prison Library Project, several copies of his new book, Life Lessons of a Harvard Reject, which he believes can help prisoners tear down the walls that have held back their success.       “When I heard from Barbara and other […]
Back-to-school-day on Monday, Aug. 20 in La Verne, featured a little of everything, including lots of tears, fears and cheers. But whatever the emotion, there was no denying there was big excitement in the air. Parents Marissa and Dave were beaming proudly as they sent their son and daughter Hayden and Sadie off to class […]
David & Margaret Youth and Family Services will transform the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center’s California Ballroom into the fictional Hillview High School’s 1953 Fall Formal at its annual Notes of Love Dinner and Silent Auction on Friday, Oct. 12. Someone is trying to kill the dance’s chaperone, Doc Cheever – who doo-wah-doo-wah done it? The […]
A gala “evening at the opera” with gourmet refreshments and complimentary champagne will open the much anticipated third season of the Cultural Arts Society of La Verne on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Meeting House at Hillcrest.   The highly acclaimed Repertory Opera Company promises theater-goers an experience of the some of […]
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, […]
 Looking for a nice, feel-good post-Easter story.  We have one here.  Last week several hundred people jammed the DPI Labs parking lot at 1350 Arrow Highway, with young children getting Easter baskets, a photo with the Easter Bunny and, if they so desired, getting their face painted. Meanwhile, their parents were handed food and produce. […]
     Daniela D’Angelo and her two teenage daughters, Nhancye (pronounced Nancy) and Roberta, made quite a sight. On a recent Friday night at the Target store in San Dimas, they were pushing around grocery carts filled to the brim with stuffed animals, various toys, plastic eggs and the like.     A few curious customers stopped them […]