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In the major division, the Pittsburg Pirates remained undefeated (4-0) with a come-from-behind 7-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox, keyed by a screaming down-the-line double by Nolan Smith in the bottom of the fifth. Smith’s RBI double plated two runners, and he eventually came in on a wild pitch for the difference-maker. For some […]
To learn how to thrive in the restaurant business, let alone survive, LaVerneOnline wanted to talk to someone who had done both. For our subject matter expert or SME, we turned to an old hand, Eddie Inglese. For 31 years, he’s been the marvelous restaurateur and local dining dean behind Tutti Mangia and Eddie’s Italian […]
Al Gross, who at age 75 has been retired from Verizon for a dozen years, sees things differently from you and me. Where we see only imperfection, he sees only perfection. Where we see only a random, pointless and purposeless pile of unrelated things, he sees the distinct design and imprint of the Creator. To peer into […]
After closing one of the world’s most successful body jewelry manufacturing businesses in December 2015, ending a two-decade run that earned millions of dollars annually and employed 86 people at its peak, Claremont resident Jim Coffman and his career are clearly on the rocks. Now he is in a state of monolithic madness, turning away from […]
  BREAKING NEWS: St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, brought this surprise: Only three votes now separate Mayor Don Kendrick from challenger Tim Hepburn. The totals now stand at 3,186 votes (50.02%) for Kendrick and 3,183 votes (49.98%) for Hepburn. Official results won’t be certified by the L.A. Register Recorder until March 31, 2017. As of early […]
MARCH 22, 2017, LA VERNE — The opening of Sprouts on Wednesday, March 22, was La Verne’s version of a rock concert, a mini Coachella, people of all ages streaming out of their cars and on foot toward the market for the 7 a.m. inaugural, only to be greeted by their fellow neighbors, some of […]
La Verne, meet your new neighbors, the Chavira family. Carlos, wife Heidi, son Carlos, Jr., and daughter Mia were welcomed to their new home at 1520 First Street in La Verne on March 4, 2017 by a tightly knit throng of enthusiastic sponsors, supporters, donors and friends who rallied behind the family and the Pomona […]
If Lutheran High School in La Verne were a state and the U.S. Census Bureau were measuring its population density, it would rank right up there with Alaska, Wyoming, Montana and the Dakotas. The sprawling campus on Fruit Street north of Foothill Boulevard sits on 10 prime acres, giving its 99 students ample room to […]
Walking home from Bonita High School, along the streets and alleyways of lower La Verne, Ruben Guajardo, like a lot of 18-year-old kids about to graduate into the world in 1973, didn’t know exactly where life would lead him that summer. He had signed up for fall session general education courses at Mount SAC, but […]