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Chamela Grill brings new flavor to La Verne

Tennille Wright Staff Writer The host greets you with a cheerful smile as you are escorted to your indoor or outdoor seat for an enjoyable dining experience. Bright, friendly and clean, Chamela Grill, a new restaurant on Bonita Avenue, off D street in downtown La Verne, replaces the former Casa Garcia, with similar Mexican fare. “I just thought this was a nice little quiet place to start,” said... 

William Cook talks Palestine

William Cook talks Palestine
William Cook, professor of English, discusses the issues in the Middle East during the lecture “Light from the Darkness: ‘Top Secret’ files from the Bowels of Rhodes House” on Monday. Cook has published a book on the topic called “Tracking Deception: Bush Mid-East Policy.”/photo by Garrett Gutierrez Tennille Wright Staff Writer Introduced as a “local radical,” William Cook, professor... 

ULV alumni screen at 909 Film Festival

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Friends of the Pomona Fox and 909Junkie partnered to present the first annual 909 Film Festival on Sunday at the Fox Theater in Pomona. Laughter, gasps and cheering could be heard throughout the theater all night. “This film festival offers filmmakers an opportunity to represent the 909 in their own way,” Eddie Gonzalez of 909junkie, said. The movies had to be under... 

Frames to retain memories for Alzheimer’s patients

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Alzheimer’s affects as many as 2.4 million people. That’s why the Campus Activities Board held the “We Will Never Forget” event Tuesday to mark Alzheimer’s Awareness Day and educate the community on this debilitating disease. “I want … offer support and information to those who this disease affects,” Nicole Wood, Campus Activities Board philanthropy... 

Panera busy at lunch

Tennille Wright Staff Writer If you think it is hard to find parking on campus, try parking near any of the stores in the same shopping center as the new Panera Bread at lunchtime. Panera opened its La Verne store Aug. 31, at Foothill Blvd. and White Ave. “I always go to Marshall’s at lunch, but when I couldn’t find a parking spot one day it made me want to see why everyone was eating here. So... 

Pomona gallery goes eclectic after hours

Pomona gallery goes eclectic after hours
Steven Comba, Assistant Museum Director, was among the guests at “Art After Hours,” a weekly event hosted by Pomona College Museum of Art. The Museum invites visitors each Thursday evening to see the current exhibitions while enjoying food, refreshments, and live music. Work in the Museum includes Steve Roden’s sculpture and painting installation titled “When Words Become Form” and... 
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