Anne Larkin is all buttoned up for fall.
  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. […]
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LA VERNE, California, October 6, 2017 — In 2010, when Bill and Karla Stahlman moved into their more than 100-year old (1912) Craftsman bungalow at 1635 5th Street, looking south out at historic Kuns Park in La Verne, they could have applied for the Mills Act, a contract between them and the city that would […]
LA VERNE, California, October 3, 2017 — Something is about to blow on Canterwood Road in La Verne, and it will likely be a temper before anything else.   For months residents have complained, while trying to keep their cool, about a foul odor plaguing their beloved street offering canyon views to the west, but […]
LA VERNE, California, September 27, 2017 — If you think residents at Hillcrest retired there just to enjoy unlimited bingo, Bible study and bridge (otherwise known as the three Bs of retirement), you have another thing coming.   At Hillcrest, the “B” at also stands for bridge-building, where Hillcrest leverages its unique assets and resources […]
LA VERNE, California, September 22, 2017 — Sometimes life stinks, and all you can do is wait for things to blow over.   That’s sort of the situation that residents living along Canterwood Road in La Verne are now facing.   Since at least last December, many residents along the hillside street that overlooks a […]
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 […]
LA VERNE, California, September 10, 2017 — Where do you start when you try to capture the essence of somebody like Phil Roche, who left us earlier this year? How do you capture a whirlwind, a tornado, a tour de force? He was all those and more. Kudos to Louis Brewster, the beloved journalist, dean […]
LA VERNE, California, September 6, 2017 — You don’t become a coaching legend (702 wins at Glendora before continuing your legacy at Damien where for the 2016-17 season he was named the San Gabriel Valley Tribune Coach of the Year) by getting out-coached, outfoxed or outmaneuvered. You always keep a few tricks up your sleeve […]
LA VERNE, California, September 3, 2017 — In Washington D.C., The Hill is both a leading print and online source for political news, so when the must-read outlet recently listed La Verne’s Courtney Webb among its list of the “50 Most Beautiful” for 2017 (alongside Melania and Ivanka Trump), more than a few people took […]
CHINO, CA, August 1, 2017 — Attention all bodybuilders, beauty pageant contestants, brides and grooms, wedding party members, island-bound vacationers, job applicants, high school and college alumni off to their reunions, and anyone else who wants to sport a vibrant,vigorous sun-kissed glow while instantly looking seven pounds thinner and being able to conceal, at least […]