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Cheap apps ensure safety

Des Delgadillo Online Editor With smartphone security dominating the week’s news in tech, personal security also comes into play. Although various apps exist to safeguard personal information like credit card details, just as many apps have surfaced in the marketplace to help guarantee one’s own personal welfare. With the proliferation of smartphones, we have reached a point in time where we... 

Drought not drying up La Verne’s Coiner Nursery

Drought not drying up La Verne's Coiner Nursery
Sally Coiner reminisces about working at Coiner Nursery. As a young girl she earned 2 cents an hour to water plants. Coiner remembers her father potting plants using a can opener to poke holes in old tin cans. Sally Coiner is the daughter of James Coiner who established the nursery in 1960. The nursery is one of many local businesses that have been affected by the California drought. / photo by Sonora... 

Area becoming brewery hot spot

Russell R. Silva Staff Writer Local breweries are delivering big flavors to La Verne, San Dimas and Claremont residents, enticing community members to come back for more of their favorite ales. The La Verne Brewing Company, located on Wright Avenue, has six brews: pineapple blonde, holiday amber, India pale ale, oatmeal stout, polomares and Lordsburg. A small brewery, it’s got quite a community... 

Fall festival shares pilgrim spirit

Fall festival shares pilgrim spirit
Walter Davis and Joanna Harrington play draughts at the 66th Annual Pilgrim Place Festival Saturday. Georgia Davis, Davis’ wife, gives game tips, as today’s game of checkers emerged from draughts. Most of the residents, who call themselves pilgrims, wore pilgrim costumes. The proceeds of the festival benefit financially struggling seniors at Pilgrim Place in Claremont. / photo by Helen Arase Nine-year-old... 

Veterans remember the fallen

Veterans remember the fallen
Lalo Rubio served most of his six year Army career in Germany during the Vietnam War. The one-hour Veteran’s Day program concluded with a prayer at La Verne’s Veterans Hall on Wheeler and Bonita avenues Tuesday. / photo by Helen Arase Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor The grumble of motorcycles vibrated down the street as the Friends of the Fourth riders delivered the colors in the middle of... 

Soul journey takes students to Islamic Center

Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer Students, along with the University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner, took part in a field trip Sunday to the Islamic Center of Inland Empire in Rancho Cucamonga to learn about the Muslim community. The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Common Ground sponsor monthly excursions, also known as Souljourns or soul journeys. Each semester students visit different temples, churches,... 

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest
Jack Beckman talks with Gary Spears from Rancho Cucamonga after Jack Patten took photos of them together during the National Hot Rod Association Fan Fest Saturday in Downtown La Verne. Beckman is a drag racer competing professionally in the NHRA funny car races and is also known as “Fast Jack.” / photo by Kaung Myat Tun  Read More →

Cyclists test their stamina on GMR

Cyclists test their stamina on GMR
Kyla Morris, a volunteer from the Interact Club at Claremont High School, hands Leo Toledo of Corona a medal for finishing the 62-mile fun ride at the Tour de Foothills Saturday. The course, which went up Glendora Mountain Road, was one of four courses the event offered. During the closing ceremony. participants were awarded titles such as King and Queen of the Mountain. / photo by Amanda Duvall Melissa... 

Maker Con encourages innovation

Maker Con encourages innovation
University of La Verne students Yifong Ai and Aimee Zhao observe a 3D octopus being made Saturday at the SoCal Maker Convention at the Fairplex. J6 Events hosted the inaugural convention. Various inventors, Makerspace companies and 3D printing companies provided activities for attendees to make 3D objects, ride solar powered bikes and enter their robots to fight in a competition. / photo by Sonora... 

Grace Miller celebrates fall with family festival

Grace Miller celebrates fall with family festival
Darnel Smith and Cody Kirby take a spin on a two-seater swing ride at the Grace Miller Elementary School Fall Festival Oct. 30 on Holly Oak Street in La Verne. The Fall Festival allowed students, friends and families to dress up and engage in Halloween activities, games and rides prior to trick-or-treating festivities. / photo by Emily Bieker Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer Children, parents and teachers... 
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