A cancer survivor’s journey is often filled with mixed emotions. These feelings can range from intense fear upon diagnosis to weariness while in months of treatment. Hearing your surgeon say “we got the tumor and surrounding tissue” following surgery can lead to feelings of relief and joy. Whether a cancer survivor experiences fear, relief, a sense [...]
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Not even sizzling temperatures could keep players from participating in the 18th annual Foothill Christian School (FCS) Golf Classic on Monday, May 13 at the beautiful South Hills Country Club in West Covina. The title sponsor was Century 21 Marty Rodriguez. Other event sponsors include WF Construction, Plaza Produce, Olley, Spectrum Commercial Lending and The Legend [...]
About a half hour from La Verne is Silver Lake, the No. 1 hipster community in the United States, according to Forbes magazine. Bordered by Los Feliz to the north, Echo Park to the east and south and Hollywood to the west, Silver Lake is hipper than San Francisco’s Mission District, Portland’s Pearl District and [...]
REAL ESTATE 101: Would There Ever Have Been a Great Gatsby without France’s Monumental Contribution to Architecture?
Outside of Napoleon and Charlemagne, the French may not make the best fighters or warriors — at least my World War II veteran dad told me so — but as far as their passion for art and architecture goes, they are nonpareil. In particular, three French architectural styles have dramatically influenced the art and science of [...]
La Verne Lutheran’s 22-0 win over the La Sierra Academy Knights on Wednesday night at Bonita High School was every bit as dominating as Secretariat’s 31-length triumph in the 1973 Belmont or Tiger Woods’ 12-shot victory in the 1997 Masters. Trojans hurler Layne Henderson faced only batter over the minimum, while striking out 13 of the [...]
Okay, here’s why advertising pays off and better advertising pays off even more handsomely. While enjoying a tostada at the Rose Café in Santa Barbara, I pick up the local paper, the Montecito Journal (May 2-9), and on page 5 in the upper right-hand corner, I spy a quarter-page ad that simply shows a bronzed lemony [...]
When people call Nancy Eastland, the first thing she tells them is, “Don’t throw anything out.” Not a single nail, button, or half-spent sack of flour. “I want the cleaning supplies under the sink, I want the health and beauty aids in the bathroom, I want the food in the cupboards,” said Eastland, now in [...]
On the day when Bonita’s John Knott was named California Coach of the Year, his Bearcats rolled over West Covina, 7-2, featuring the team’s triad of timely hitting, impressive pitching and lock-down defense. “It’s the epitome of a team award,” Knott said, describing the honor. “I don’t get that if the team doesn’t have a 31-2 [...]
The outlook for real estate brightens, according to a new survey by Prudential Real Estate.
The La Verne Softball Association played host to a full slate of games on Saturday. Maybe the most impressive display was the outing by the 8-U Blazin’ Batz, who throttled San Dimas 13-0. Shady Armedariz was magnificent inside the circle, striking out batter after batter. She got plenty of offensive support from her teammates, including a [...]