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Fairplex draws car lovers

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Thousands of adults teens and children gathered to observe, sell and buy classic cars Sunday at the annual Pomona Swap Meet and Classic Car Show at the Fairplex. The event, which has been going on for nearly 40 years, was presented by George Cross and Sons, Inc. “At first we were a little worried because when only one gate was open it meant that not a lot of people were... 

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... 

Powwow honors ancestry

Powwow honors ancestry
Abel Jacome joins other dancers for the Second Annual Honoring the Elements Powwow at Pomona College Saturday. The northern host drum, The Wildhorse Singers, and the southern host drum, The Northridge Boys, performed traditional and contemporary Native American songs. Community members were invited to join the dancers during the intertribal pieces. The event was held in honor of the ancestors and to... 

Stunning sights of spring

Stunning sights of spring
A popular hiking trail in the San Gabriel Mountains is the Eaton Canyon trail located in Altadena, 34 minutes from La Verne. The trail is 3.4 miles round trip with a 397-foot incline and a large waterfall at the end which takes approximately one hour from the trailhead. On the weekends, the hike is packed with families and individuals hiking up to the waterfall. / photo by Stephanie Ball  Read More →

First Person Experience: Route 39’s history continues to fascinate

Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor It may be easy to forget our past as our cities race to modernize, but on Route 39 in Azusa many things have remained the same for almost 100 years ago. The plethora of possible hikes and scenic views on 39 keep visitors coming back for more. But few know of the rich history of the area. “I can remember, years ago, when they had programs in the amphitheater,”... 

Museum displays area’s juicy culture

Kristine Delgadillo Staff Writer The city of Covina displayed its rich citrus history in The Firehouse Jail Museum to preserve the historical events that occurred in the early 20th century and to educate current and future generations. The two-room museum at Covina City Hall is filled with documents and artifacts from the orange industry like city contracts and smudge pots, which are portable heaters... 

Little cars bring big fun to Fairplex

Little cars bring big fun to Fairplex
Bryan Fenwick drives his custom made scooter powered miniature Volkswagen bus at the 34th annual Southwest Unique Little Car Show on Saturday. He came all the way from Peoria, Ariz., to catch a glimpse of old classics and new models. The NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona hosted the event last weekend. / photo by Veronica Orozco Kristine Delgadillo Staff Writer The National Hot Rod Association Museum... 

AmazonFresh makes grocery shopping easy

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer People now have another way to buy groceries in the comfort of their own home in some parts of California, thanks to Amazon’s online grocery service AmazonFresh. The company guarantees the consumer that if an order is placed by 10 a.m., the groceries will be delivered the same day. Amazon also allows consumers to select whether fruits and vegetables are delivered ripe or unripe. “It... 

Skaters OLLEY for funds

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Skaters celebrated spring break by grinding half pipes for a good cause with a block party on Saturday, held by the”Only Live Life Extreme… Yourself” foundation for the youth in the community. The OLLEY foundation’s goal is to inspire others to live the”OLLEY life-style” and raise the bar to be the best at whatever they do. “We want them to be the best... 

Search for Claremont rape suspect is ongoing

Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor Residents of Claremont are still on edge as the search continues for an unidentified male who allegedly broke into a home and raped a 12-year-old girl on March 20. So far more than 300 tips have poured in from community members and other law enforcement offices. “Bottom line is we’re having to follow up on all the 300 tips,” said Claremont... 
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