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Gold Line tracks to Azusa completed

Russell R. Silva Staff Writer Builders, contractor, city officials and dozens of other community members showed up Saturday to celebrate the most recent Foothill Gold Line track extension to Azusa. The light rail will be available for commuters from Azusa in October 2015. City representatives said that more than 43,000 riders use the Gold Line every day. With the Azusa extension, they expect an additional... 

Nocturnal creatures emerge into light

Nocturnal creatures emerge into light
Bobby Conner, Jennifer Mosson and Marco Casteneda admire the wolfdog Damu at the “Things That Go Bump in the Night” event Saturday at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont. Damu is trained to perform for cameras. The event highlights animals that have a reputation for being frightening or bizarre by letting visitors get up close with them. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

Wildlife and Landscape Art Show returns to San Dimas

Wildlife and Landscape Art Show returns to San Dimas
Circe, a sculpture artist, carves a clay seal at the 18th Annual Wildlife and Landscape Art show Sunday at the San Dimas Civic Center Plaza. Originally from Pennsylvania, Circe currently lives in Southern California. Her expertise includes sculpting animals in ceramic and bronze. / photo by Kaung Myat Tun  Read More →

Leopards Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Men’s Water Polo, Oct. 22 La Verne – 17 Caltech – 7 Women’s Soccer, Oct. 22 La Verne – 3 Chapman – 0 Men’s Soccer, Oct. 22 La Verne – 1 Whittier – 2 Schedule Friday Volleyball vs. Caltech, 7:30 p.m. Saturday Cross Country SCIAC Championships @ Prado Park, 9 a.m. Men’s Water Polo vs. Cal Lutheran, 11 a.m. Women’s Soccer @ Occidental, 11 a.m. Football vs. Redlands,... 

Oktoberfest brews up Bavarian fun

Oktoberfest brews up Bavarian fun
Debbie and Tom Ingalls from Der Fuuken Drunken Korps put money into the socks of Loren Marsteller at Oktoberfest on Saturday. The festival is held each October at the Fairplex in Pomona. Participants dance and participate in competitions such as stein holding, alphorn blowing and beer chugging throughout the festival. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Russell R. Silva Staff Writer Guests enjoyed beers and... 

Women’s soccer ties in double OT

Women’s soccer ties in double OT
Junior midfielder Carlee Chien attempts to make it past Pomona-Pitzer’s sophomore defender Jamie Kerester, in hopes of breaking the tie and winning the game during the first overtime of Saturday’s game at Ortmayer Stadium. Although there were many opportunities to score a goal, both teams battled it out until the end of the second overtime. Neither team scored, ending the game in a draw, 1-1. The... 

Voicing opinions

Voicing opinions
Sophomore Nicole Cuadras, junior Megan Keller and senior Estrellita Guzman share their opinions with school administrators at Wednesday night’s town hall meeting. Students spoke about issues including Bon Appétit catering, Campus Safety and the University’s master plan. The meeting began at 10 p.m. and continued long after midnight. / Daniel Torres  Read More →

Alumni advise based on personal experience

Russell R. Silva Staff Writer The University’s Leos PR club hosted a panel event, “Leos to Leaders,” that provided students with the opportunity to meet successful La Verne graduates. The panelists spoke to students about making it in the media industry and gave advice on pushing themselves to follow their dreams. “It’s about how persistent you are when it comes to starting at the bottom... 

Community comes out for Adoptoberfest

Community comes out for Adoptoberfest
Within the first 90 minutes of the first annual Adoptoberfest hosted by The Inland Valley Humane Society, 20 animals had been adopted. With the amount of positive feedback the event was getting in the first couple of hours, the IVHS Board of directors declared the rest of October, Adoptoberfest. Present at this event was State Assembly member Freddie Rodriguez of District 52 accompanied by his wife,... 

Holden delivers state of the state address

Holden delivers state of the state address
Assembly member Chris Holden delivered a state of the state address for the La Verne City Council meeting on Tuesday. Holden shared information on the California drought, the massage therapy act signed by Governor Jerry Brown and kitchen grease theft. Holden and La Verne city council members praised Gov. Jerry Brown’s massage therapy act because it would penalize sex offenders. / photo by Michael... 
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