More homes are coming on the market and more homes are selling. Those are the twin housing themes, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported on May 22. In April, home sales advanced 0.6 percent to an annual rate of 4.97 million units , the highest level since November 2009. The median home sales price also increased [...]
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The other day, an interviewer asked me which of the 59 chapters of my  book, Life Lessons of a Harvard Reject (not yet published), was my favorite. Here was my response:   They’re all my babies. I roll them out in alphabetical order, because you want readers to find the information fast. One might want to read about [...]
Christine Lopez, 38, of Pomona, the former La Verne Girls Softball Association treasurer accused of stealing $55,000 from the nonprofit organization, pleaded no contest to embezzlement on Friday, Nov. 13, the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reported. As part of the plea arrangement, Lopez is expected to serve 30 days in county jail and spend three years [...]
At 9 a.m., head down the freeway to Cypress College to watch our Bonita ladies vie for the CIF crown against Hacienda Heights Los Altos in the Division 3-AA final at 10 in gym No. 2. Twice earlier in the season, the Lady Bearcats defeated the Conquerors, but getting the hat trick with so much [...]
California State Assemblyman Anthony Adams and his staff are hosting their third annual district office open house, Oct. 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.     The public is invited to enjoy a fun-filled, relaxed evening of great conversation, food and drinks. To RSVP, please call the District Office at (909) 625-1038. The assemblyman’s office is located at [...]
Would you like mustard and relish with your hot dog? Servers, from left, were Police Captain Darryl Seube, Councilwoman Robin Carder, Councilwoman Donna Nasmyth and Police Chief Scott Pickwith. The La Verne Police Department is boasting some impressive new statistics:  “We’ve already given away more than 700 hot dogs in two hours,” said La Verne Police Chief [...]
Arson is suspected in a La Verne brush fire in and around Marshall Canyon on Sunday that burned 95 acres. The blaze was suspicious because it had two points of origins, according to investigators. “Basically, there were two spot fires with vegetation between the two, and it was off a dirt road,” Los Angeles County Fire Capt. [...]
Story by Marvin Weston Early Monday evening (June 1), La Verne residents may have wondered if there was a disaster in town when a caravan of fire apparatus escorted by CHP units came into the downtown area with red lights and sirens. Nothing of the sort occurred. Instead, it was a traveling caravan of firefighters and [...]
SPRING FLING BOUTIQUE Saturday, May 2, 2009 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1328 Palomares, La Verne (between San Dimas Cyn Rd. & Wheeler) Items for Mother’s Day, Graduation, Birthdays,  or something fun for yourself! Jewelry, Spa Items , Soy Candles, Hand-Painted Glassware, Purses, Hats,  Novelty Gift Ideas, Stationery, Gift Sets, Kitchen Items,  Cosmetics, Skin Care and much more!
The new 99₵ only Stores that opened here today at 8 a.m. on the corner of Foothill and Wheeler is literally putting La Verne on the map. Before the doors swung open, an orderly but festive crowd of about 300 people patiently waited in line, included the first nine who were each able to purchase a [...]