Myrna Wheelere
Myrna Long Wheeler, respected local educator, dedicated volunteer and active church leader, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 9 at her home in San Dimas after fighting acute myeloid leukemia for several months. She was 70. Having graduated from La Verne College (now the University of La Verne) in 1960, Wheeler served 25 years as a […]
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You may know Brad Eastland as The Sports Philosopher for LaVerneOnline, but he was also a dear friend to Jim Coleman, who died unexpectedly on May 11. Through Brad, I also had the pleasure to meet Jim several times over the years, but it was only through Brad’s article, published before Jim’s sudden passing, in […]
On a perfect day for playing baseball – warm, sunny blue skies swept clean by a gentle easterly breeze – scores of family members, friends and players gathered at the Pomona Valley Mining Co. in Pomona, Calif., on Jan. 17, to pay their final respects to longtime Bonita baseball coach Robert Cross, affectionately known as […]