This summer, about 150 Chinese students, ages 12 to 18, will come to the University of La Verne to study English and experience the American lifestyle. This cross-cultural program is offered by ESLA Consulting Inc. in conjunction with the University. From July 18 through August 8, these Chinese students will require local families to host […]
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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 […]
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 […]
This Sunday, Sept. 15, Massage Envy in La Verne just might be the busiest place in town. Massage Envy owner Jennifer Blaz reported her clinic is completely booked on that day, when patrons will undergo one-hour massage sessions for the discounted price of $35, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to Susan G. […]
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 […]
An American Black Bear strayed into the Fox Glen Avenue neighborhood of La Verne late Wednesday morning before being darted by California Department of Fish and Game officials about 1:15 p.m. After the first sighting of the bear, about 11 a.m., calls starting coming into the La Verne Police station, which in turn contacted Fish […]
The La Verne City Council heard a proposal Monday, May 4, to raise recycling and refuse service fees an additional 45 cents to 55 cents a month. The proposed increase is based on rising prices that the trash service faces, according to a staff report. The proposed increase would amount to about a 2% increase […]
Phi Delta Theta is a “dry,” alcohol-free fraternity on the University of La Verne campus. Instead, its members imbibe from the fountain of imagination. From 11 a.m. Thursday, March 26, to 11 a.m., Friday, March 27, Phi Delta Theta pledges continuously rode a 14-foot teeter-totter to raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research. ALS, […]
The Old Town La Verne Farmers Market and Family Festival will begin its season on Thursday night, April 2, 2009 and continue every Thursday night through September 3.  The Market and Festival is held on the streets of Old Town La Verne at D Street and Bonita Avenue.  Open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Market features […]
The La Verne Police Department has announced that its Citizens’ Academy Class #20 will begin April 2, 2009. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and live, work, or attend school in La Verne. Application deadline is March 23, 2009. Flyers and applications are available in Police Department lobby or may be viewed and/or printed […]