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Sink your teeth into the always fascinating Page Museum, La Brea Tarpits.
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 […]
More Self-Improvement Stories
Since football is America’s new pastime, I can’t resist telling this story: Frank Szymanski, a Notre Dame center in the 1940s, was called as a witness in a civil case. He answered a series of questions. “Son, are you on the Notre Dame football team this year?” “Yes, your honor.” “What position?” “Center, your honor.” […]
To look and feel like a Hollywood star, you simply need to start treating yourself like one. Follow these tips and you’ll light up any room you enter, like a modern day Clark Gable or Greta Garbo. For a more radiant smile … Do you want to have a million-dollar, megawatt smile like Cameron Diaz […]
Of all the graduations in town this past week, one of the most intimate was the La Verne Police Department Citizens’ Academy graduation and ceremony on Thursday, June 9, at the University of La Verne Campus Center. For 10 weeks, 16 La Verne citizens learned about La Verne Police Department procedures, policies, strategies and tactics […]
A few years back, I worked in Laguna Hills, a city that rims Interstate 5 and is best known for being the address of Leisure World and home to lots of nondescript mortgage and auto design firms. There wasn’t one thing remarkable about the town or my job. Then one day, I wandered and wound […]
In a typical day, the Rev. Ron Beams is as likely to counsel couples celebrating a double marriage ceremony as he is a woman about to undergo a double mastectomy. For him, “Three Weddings and Funeral isn’t just a movie; in a single day he’s actually officiated at four such services, helping people celebrate and […]
Another self-improvement article from the vault that LVO Publisher Peter Bennett wrote before the official launch of the paper. Looking back, these few months, we think it stands the test of time and deserves the light of day for a few days longer.
It being the start of football season, I can’t resist this story: Frank Szymanski, a Notre Dame center in the 1940s was called as a witness in a civil case. He answered a series of questions. “Son, are you on the Notre Dame football team this year?” “Yes, your honor.” “What position?” “Center, your honor.” […]
By Peter Bennett   “The deepest human need is the need to be appreciated,” said psychologist William James. In “Capital of the World,” Ernest Hemingway describes how deep-seated this need is. In Hemingway’s story, a father searches in vain for his son Paco who has run away from home.  As a last resort, the broken-hearted […]
Dodger great Tommy Lasorda drew an overflow crowd to Pelota Park.