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Ziners share creations

Eleanor Hodgson, Dante Matero, Gracia Amos and Ariel Kusby, all members of the Nothing New Publications staff and undergraduates at UCLA, talk with Sierra McCormick and Isabelle Beausang about their zines at Claremont Zinefest Saturday at the Claremont Packing House. Zines, a shortened version of magazine, are booklets containing writing, art or photography that are self-published by the authors. Along... 

Shoppers find unwanted treasures

Former Bonita High School student Bradley Diamond asks for her family’s opinion of a romper at Bonita High School’s sixth annual Community Yard Sale Saturday. Diamond currently lives in Oakland, but returned to La Verne to visit her family. Diamond said her mother loves yard sales so she decided to accompany her to the sale. / photo by Celene Vargas Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Community members... 

Gold Line connects counties

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, a new 23-mile extension to Metro’s light rail system, will soon connect areas such as La Verne, Pomona and Claremont to the existing Gold Line stations that expands from Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena. La Verne students and residents can expect a station on the corner of E Street and Arrow Highway that will have the ability to transport... 

New La Verne Farmers Market opens to fanfare

Jay Jones, professor of biology, and Tom Yost, owner of Carol Gardens, an organic growing business, discuss the aromas of rosemary Saturday at the La Verne Farmers Market. They tasted the rosemary after a lively conversation over the asexual reproduction of a circular cup structure, which develops new individuals when splashed out by rain or flowing water. Yost started growing vegetables and herbs... 

Fraternity spreads love for music

Ernie Reyes of ULV’s Zeta Delta chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon helps Leya Baroudi make a tambourine at the Build Your Own Instrument event in the La Verne Public Library Saturday. Children used stickers, markers, glitter glue and other craft supplies to decorate and personalize their instruments. / photo by Sara Flores Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s professional music fraternity... 

Groups lend helping hands to city

Volunteers Natalie Mendoza and Amber Lopez help paint the School of Art and Enterprise in Pomona Saturday. This was one of the nine volunteer activities that started at 8 a.m., as part of Pomona Beautification Day. The event was designed to bring volunteers of all ages to help local organizations with their various city projects. Those helping out at the School of Arts and Enterprise painted doors... 

Wine walk shares local taste with community

Generations Antiques co-owner Carrie Leeper and friend Tracy Tyra serve sparkling wine in the back room of the store in downtown La Verne Saturday during Sip of La Verne Old Town Wine Walk. Leeper and Tyra served Spanish Sparkling Cava and Almond Sparkling to complement the 679 strawberries they hand-dipped in chocolate and cheese and crackers. This is the third year in a row they have served sparkling... 

Classic car fans revel in nostalgia

James Skalicky, owner of an early Ford Model T and professor of psychology at Citrus College, discusses the car with fellow car enthusiast Bob Shears, a University of La Verne alumnus and middle school teacher in the San Gabriel Valley. Classic cars from all eras lined C and D streets Saturday for the Cool Cruise Car Show in downtown La Verne. / photo by Daniel Torres Chris McMahan Staff Writer From... 

Claremont springs into Easter with festivities

Ashlyn Connolly, 4, participates in her second egg hunt, but the first by herself, during Claremont’s Spring Celebration Saturday in Memorial Park. Connolly found eight eggs in the 5-7 age group designated area. / photo by Helen Arase Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The City of Claremont kicked off Easter weekend at Claremont’s annual spring celebration Saturday at Memorial Park. Volunteers from... 

Plant enthusiasts give ‘sage’ advice

Abe Sanchez makes pancakes using mesquite flower and sage leaves at the California Native Sage Festival at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont. Sanchez states that mesquite helped Native Americans survive because it has a high nutritional value. Sanchez is part of a group known as the Chia Café. They attend different festivals to do cooking demonstrations of California native foods that... 
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