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LA VERNE, California, November 7, 2017 — On Monday, the La Verne City Council kicked off a patriotic week by saluting two of the town’s newest military members, Nicholas J. Amen (Army) and Marcus Fino (Army). Each honoree’s family was presented with a mini-banner in honor of their sons’ service.   A brief reception followed […]
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LA VERNE, October 26, 2017 — Cited for their unique acts of courage, bravery and split-second, lifesaving decision-making, seven local heroes were honored at the La Verne Police Department’s First Annual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday night at the University of La Verne’s Sara and Michael Campus Center. The honorees were Corporal Martin Weinreb, Sergeant David […]
LA VERNE, October 19, 2017 — It’s Monday night in La Verne. Most residents are watching Monday Night Football or the Dodgers making their World Series run. Others are trying to recover from the start of another work week after slogging home from long commutes on L.A.’s increasingly congested freeways. Some are sitting down to […]
Now, you could get your next mortgage (a “purchase” mortgage for buying a home or a “refinance” mortgage if you’re looking to lower the existing interest rate or pull cash from the current mortgage on your home) from one of the industry giants like a Wells Fargo or Bank of America or you could get […]
PASADENA, California, September 30, 2017 — What made America “great” was our nation’s ability to industrialize virtually any process and through scale and efficiency produce it at such a low price that consumers found it irresistible.   After World War II, that was the American genius. That was the American miracle. So instead of barbecuing […]
LA VERNE, California, September 24, 2017 — What a great name for a program: A Brush with Kindness (ABWK)! It’s an offshoot of Habitat for Humanity, the famous nonprofit organization whose vision is “a world where everyone has a decent place to live,” and as such, builds houses for people who otherwise can’t afford a […]
LA VERNE, California, September 13, 2017 — The Cleveland Indians made history on Wednesday, winning their 21st straight game to set an American League record. The big blow was a three-run homer from Jay Bruce, providing Mike Clevinger the margin he needed to win his 10th game of the season and fourth straight.   One […]
LA VERNE, California, September 7, 2017 — Do you know how some people fudge about their age. Well, that can be a harmless little white lie compared to the real cost and legal damage that can result when people incorrectly list the square footage on their home for sale.   An inflated house size can […]
SAN DIMAS, California, August 28, 2017 — If you were to seek out Father Bill Moore today, you would not likely find him in the church sanctuary or sermonizing from the pulpit at Sunday mass; rather you would find him painting in his San Dimas studio less than a mile from his Holy Name of […]
LONG BEACH, Calif., June 6, 2017 — For me, that stretch of the 405 from Long Beach to points north until you reach Playa Vista and Culver City has always been a dead zone, culinarily speaking. It’s uncharted, unfamiliar territory, so I customarily ride out this section of roadway staying securely in my car, hunger […]