The life of Pope John Paul II will be celebrated in a special two-act drama at Holy Name of Mary in August.
One of the most influential Popes in modern history is coming to La Verne/San Dimas, via a one-man drama called LOLEK, which commemorates the life and legacy of Blessed Pope John Paul II (1920 – 2005). To be presented at Holy Name of Mary Church on Friday, Aug. 26, the two-act drama will take audiences […]
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Not even a hot muggy day could squelch La Verne’s Independence Day spirit as an endless procession of cheerleaders, Little Leaguers, bands, motorcyclists, veterans and politicians paraded through town, waving flags, throwing candy, honking horns, singing, marching and dancing in the streets. Andy Mutschler, who headed up the pancake breakfast, said Boy Scout Troop 411 […]
Early morning on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2011, Jody Kelley, a 1988 Bonita High School graduate and currently a post-partum nurse in Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center’s (PVHMC) Labor and Delivery department, was on her way to work driving west on the San Bernardino freeway/Interstate 10 when she witnessed an ambulance veer off the freeway […]
Of all the graduations in town this past week, one of the most intimate was the La Verne Police Department Citizens’ Academy graduation and ceremony on Thursday, June 9, at the University of La Verne Campus Center. For 10 weeks, 16 La Verne citizens learned about La Verne Police Department procedures, policies, strategies and tactics […]
Brian Edward Champion, graduating senior at Bonita High School, obtained the rank of Eagle Scout on May 11, 2011. He is the son of Elizabeth and Kyle Champion, of La Verne, and is a member of Troop 411. Brian began as a Cub Scout with Pack 462 in 1999, advancing through the ranks of Tiger, […]
If you need to speak or meet with Camille Albin or Kendall Albin, Samantha Bowser, Chelsea Diefenbach, Alice Eddy or Nancy Eddy, Lucy Guerra or Rebekah Guerra, Kim Jeter, Toni Krone, Sue Longstreet, Kassandra Vana or Wendy Woodall, you better make arrangements in the next couple of weeks, because after that this group of 13 […]
Whoever believes history is bunk or lacks relevance should take pause. Without the long arm and meaningful march of history, St. John’s Episcopal Church would not be conducting its ongoing good works today and celebrating its 50th anniversary in La Verne this Sunday. Had Henry VIII in the 16th Century not inherited a bankrupt kingdom […]
La Verne was crawling with wildlife on Wednesday, May 18 as Tiger Cubs, Wolves, Bears and Webelos* took over the Roynon Elementary School for their bridging over ceremony, marking their transition to a higher scouting rank. Overseeing the ceremonies in front of proud parents, grandparents, other family members and friends was 462 Pack Leader Chris […]
The life of Craig Barnes was celebrated on Friday. He touched a lot of lives in our community and elsewhere. To all who knew him, he was a loving man, father, husband and friend. He was adopted as an infant, and there’s no doubt that that early ingraining experience influenced his lifelong view “that love […]
The La Verne Chamber of Commerce and David & Margaret Youth and Family Services are hosting a Community Picnic on Saturday May 14 on David & Margaret’s main campus – and you’re invited to participate as either an attendee or sponsor. Last year’s picnic and festival, featuring games, prizes, raffles, a dunk tank and lots […]