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Thousand Oaks, CA, August 11, 2017 – Pomona might feel far afield when it comes to the National Park System, but throughout September, rangers will be setting up locally for the L.A. County Fair. And they’re hoping several locals will join them.   “For anyone who’s interested in the National Park Service, either by giving back […]
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LONG BEACH, California, July 29, 2017 — It seems all summer long, the major boys from La Verne Little League defied gravity, reaching heights few other La Verne teams had achieved, playing an unprecedented brand of baseball in their attempt to reach the sport’s hallowed ground, better known as Williamsport, Pa.,  the cradle of Little […]
LONG BEACH, California, July 27, 2017 — Inexplicably, sometimes people just have bad days. Coaches have them, players have them, parents have them, even reporters have them (inexcusably, I missed the entire first inning because of traffic and because I lingered a little too long earlier in the day, picking out a bougainvillea  at Lincoln […]
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 […]
Before the start of Sunday’s Little League divisional contest between La Verne and Long Beach at Stearns Champions Park in Long Beach, the city of La Verne was having an identity crisis. While everyone knew where Long Beach was (indeed, the city is home to the Queen Mary and back-to-back Little League World Series champions […]
ONTARIO, Calif., July 12, 2017 — In the La Verne / Upland Foothill finale at Homer Briggs Memorial Park in Ontario, there were so many zeroes posted on the celebrated scoreboard — made famous in a “Helpful Honda” commercial now airing throughout Southern California — some in the crowd had to wonder whether the blue […]
The La Verne 11-year-olds played like 21-year-olds, pitching their hearts out and blasting the ball all over Pooch Park in Claremont, defeating Glendora American 12-2 and advancing to the next round of playoffs to be held in West Covina. Literally, from the first crack of the bat, La Verne signaled that it had come ready […]
LA VERNE, California, July 4, 2017 — La Verne saluted the nation’s birthday with family and a flotilla of floats, flags, fairs, fireworks, finger foods, and fashions that made the emerald city the place to be on July 4th. Bands marched, motorcycles roared, seniors reposed, babies wailed, horses cantered, politicians waved, classic automobiles honked, and […]
  GLENDORA, Calif., July 2, 2017 — Behind the accurate, overpowering left arm of Matt Bustos and an unrelenting offensive attack led by Morgan Smith and Nolan Smith, who each homered, the La Verne Little League Major Division All-Stars won the District 20 championship in convincing style, defeating Claremont, 10-0, on Saturday, July 1, at […]
GLENDORA, Calif., June 24, 2017 — The La Verne all stars led from flag fall to finish, pounding out 12 hits en route to a dominant 11-1 win over San Dimas at Ted Haller Field in Glendora on Saturday afternoon.   La Verne bounced out to an early 3-0 lead in the top of the […]