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Meals on wheels

Meals on wheels
Food trucks flood the Pomona Fairplex every Thursday through the first week of August. The Food Truck festival is a weekly event for people who enjoy the L.A. fad of mobile food. The vendor line up changes every week as many different trucks pull up to sell to hungry crowds. Their unique dishes range from garlic fries to lobster tacos leaving options open for all festival attendees. Trucks such as... 

Market provides unique trinkets

Market provides unique trinkets
A variety of vendors set up their posts every week for the La Verne Farmers Market. Some vendors sell typical items, such as food and candles, but some are not so typical. Nara Aguilar sells unique handmade products at her stand, ranging from voodoo dolls to coin purses. The market and family festival is open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Thursday in Downtown La Verne and will continue to attract farmers... 

Families flood into Pomona pumpkin patch

Veronica Orozco Metro Editor Thousands of people equipped with cameras and wagons flocked the Farm Store at Kellogg Ranch Saturday and Sunday for the annual Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival. Driving up to the event, the patch was hard to miss with hundreds of pumpkins scattered around an empty field with sunflowers bordering the entry gates. The sea of orange was freckled with little red wagons brought... 

Community News: Ghost Walk guides visitors though local history

<i>Community News</i>: Ghost Walk guides visitors though local history
Girl Scout Sophie D’Ambrosia-Donner, 12, serves “truth serum” to a fellow Girl Scout at the last stop of the Claremont Ghost Walk Saturday. The walk took place throughout the Claremont Village, and the last stop was the gypsy caravan next to Stamp Your Heart Out on Harvard Avenue, where D’Ambrosia-Donner acted as a fortune teller for the night. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Veronica Orozco Metro... 

Unexpected treasures entertain at Art Walk

Veronica Orozco Metro Editor Lights that wrapped around replicas of cast iron streetlights and hung off of trees illuminated the night as music and laughter filled the air at Saturday’s Pomona Art Walk. Shoes to Fill, a jazz band that has played at the Art Walk for two years, performed old jazz band, blues and swing covers. “It’s a very nice, laid back atmosphere and everyone is very friendly,”... 

Kickball tournament raises funds for Alzheimer’s research

Kickball tournament raises funds for Alzheimer’s research
Junior Daniel Gonzalez tries to make an out at third base as Cal Poly Pomona junior Robby Gamble strides in safely at Sigma Kappa’s kickball tournament Sunday. Gonzalez and teammate Chris Gonzalez played for Phi Delta Theta’s B team, which lost to Gamble’s Phi Kappa Tau team. / Photo by Stephanie Ball Veronica Orozco Metro Editor Bleachers full of eager teams gathered at Wheeler Park Sunday morning... 

News Briefs

The Student Health Center is offering flu shots for this year’s anticipated flu season. Just 150 doses are available for traditional full-time students with a valid student ID; the center does not expected to get any additional doses. For those interested in the free service, vaccinations will be offered at the Health Center between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. weekdays through Oct. 4. Students may drop... 

Fair goers indulge in flavorful and fried fare

Fair goers indulge in flavorful and fried fare
Senior multimedia major Christopher Pulu went to the Los Angeles County Fair Saturday. After looking at all the food stands around the fair, – which offered everything from bacon covered donuts to fresh produce – Pulu decided on Ten Pound Buns. Ten Pound Buns features pieces of toast with a variety of toppings. Pulu chose the European Bun with cheese, tomatoes, onions and garlic. / photo by Ryan... 

First-person experience: Taking a walk on the wild side

<i>First-person experience</i>: Taking a walk on the wild side
Sharon “Mama Llama” Brucato and her husband, Paul, have been walking llamas for the last six years thanks to their son’s interest with the animals at an early age. They keep five llamas in their private residence in Yorba Linda, which is fully certified and licensed to house the animals. For a $50 fee, guests can walk, feed and pet the llamas and receive a lesson on the behavior and characteristics... 

Commentary: Ruining your childhood, one cartoon at a time

<i>Commentary</i>: Ruining your childhood, one cartoon at a time
Veronica Orozco, LV Life Editor Waking up on a Saturday morning to watch cartoons was always a weekly ritual for me as I am sure it was for most children in America. Though I am only 20 years old I have seen shows like “Power Puff Girls” slowly fade into the past and other shows like “Scooby Doo” morph from a once beloved children’s mystery show to a high school drama focusing more on relationships... 
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