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Students premiere video projects

Students premiere video projects
Laura Acevedo, producer and reporter, and Chelsea Stark-Jones, reporter, talked about their “Foothill Community News” show, also reported by Spencer Bruno and Ozzy Mora, at the Senior Video Screening on May 17. “Foothill Community News” is a bi-weekly student produced newscast and the video contained highlights of assorted weekly newscasts completed throughout the year. Acevedo and Stark-Jones... 

Community News: Walk With a Cop helps nonprofits

<i>Community News</i>: Walk With a Cop helps nonprofits
Officer J. Wells of the K-9 Unit walked with his canine, Maverick, for the La Verne Police Department’s Walk With a Cop event at Bonita High School on Saturday. Families registered children to walk the track with officers and learn about civic history. / photo by Hunter Cole Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Sitting in the back of a cop car or being inside of a jail cell may be a nightmare for some,... 

Community News: Claremont fights cancer with relay

<i>Community News</i>: Claremont fights cancer with relay
John Gilmore, Jezze Tu, Melodi Ramquist, Sandra Patlan and Tahil Sharma lead the YMCA lap at the Claremont-La Verne Relay for Life Saturday. Relay for Life is a community fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society. The relay lasted 24 hours, from 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. The 30 relay teams raised more than More than $60,000. / photo by Katherine Careaga Veronica Sepulveda Metro... 

Community News: Claremont warns residents of crime increase

Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor The Claremont Chamber of Commerce hosted a presentation “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Wednesday for the Claremont Police Department to inform business owners of some ways to secure their businesses. Crime alerts have been sent to the email inboxes of Claremont business owners due to recent crime increases in Claremont. “The Chamber is very proud to put on this event... 

Community News: Farmers market returns to downtown La Verne

<i>Community News</i>: Farmers market returns to downtown La Verne
Junior international business major Jennifer Valencia and sophomore athletic training major Stephanie Mendoza stop to check out a booth selling hand crafted wristbands and hair ties at the farmers market April 4. On Thursday nights in downtown La Verne, local food and craft venders come together and set up booths from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. / photo by Ryan Gann Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor After a three-month... 

Candles for unity

Candles for unity
Leslie Ann Young, professor of education, lit candles at the altar in Dant Chapel Wednesday to symbolize unity among all people. The candle lighting, organized by the University’s Gay-Straight Alliance, was organized to bring attention to the issue of gay marriage and the current U.S. Supreme Court deliberations over California’s Proposition 8, which made gay marriage illegal, and the federal Defense... 

Ravelers bring back classic rock

Ravelers bring back classic rock
Guitarist Martie Echito and guitarist/lead singer Hai Muradian of the Ravelers perform in Morgan Auditorium Friday. The group has two other members, Pat Naish on guitar/vocals and Rob Haerr on drums. The group has been playing for 25 years and just came out with a new album, “Ravelers II.” / photo by Zachary Horton Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Twenty-five years of playing together has not hindered... 

Community News: Local crime on the rise

Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Last Friday the La Verne Police Department released a warning to residents about a series of burglaries and attempted burglaries on the 6700 block of Cactus Drive in northern La Verne after residents of that street reported four suspicious looking people around a nearby home. Officers responded and the suspects fled. Later, police were able to catch all four suspects. According... 

Community News: Sweethearts showcase their ability to groove

Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Neither rain nor disability could ruin the excitement of the participants as they prepared to attend a night of dancing at the Annual Sweetheart Dance. The dance was held for the developmentally disabled Feb. 8 at the La Verne Community Center. “They are so excited,” said Frances Divine, a volunteer. “They dance from the time they get here until the time they... 

Barn sale attracts treasure hunters

Barn sale attracts treasure hunters
Betty Umland, a La Verne Heritage Foundation volunteer, collected $3 from La Verne resident Aungkana Katayama for a bag to fill with oranges from the park’s orchards at the Big Barn Sale on Saturday at Heritage Park. The Big Barn Sale benefitted the La Verne Heritage Foundation, which works to preserve historical locations throughout the city. / photo by Katherine Careaga Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer Discounts... 
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