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Car and craft show raises money for athletics

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Classic cars cruised over to Pomona Catholic High School last Sunday for the 13th annual car and craft show designed to raise money for the school’s athletic department. Because Pomona Catholic uses Damien High School’s athletic facilities, the event’s goal was to raise money for Pomona Catholic to begin to build their own facilities. The 50 cars on display were... 

5K run promotes healthy lifestyle

5K run promotes healthy lifestyle
Participants of the Cinco de Mayo Run begin the course on the horse racetrack of the Fairplex on Saturday. The course spanned 5K of the Fairplex grounds, ending back on the racetrack where the Mariachi Conservatory from Boyle Heights played and cold beer awaited runners. Each participant received a shirt before the run with the slogan “A Race Every Juan Can Run” on the back, and at the finish line,... 

Warbird tour lands at Brackett Field

Warbird tour lands at Brackett Field
Chuck Neilson talks on Monday about his experience flying a B-17 airplane on 35 missions when he was based out of Foggia, Italy. Brackett Field hosted the Wings of Freedom Tour from Monday through Thursday and displayed three planes from World War II. / photo by Keenan Gilson Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Planes from the past delighted guests at the Wings of Freedom Tour held at La Verne’s Brackett... 

Wine walk gives a taste of La Verne

Wine walk gives a taste of La Verne
Cheryl Himebauch, a San Dimas resident, and Nancy Burton, a La Verne resident, cheer to a good night in Gina T Home at the “Sip of La Verne” Wine Walk last Saturday. The wine tasting provided ticket holders with a map, 12 tasting tickets and a glass. Patrons chose from 23 businesses serving wine in downtown La Verne. Each stop provided food to complement their wine. Sanders Towing participated... 

Community raises funds for city

Autumn Simon Staff Writer The La Verne Chamber of Commerce and Bonita High School partnered to hold their fifth annual Community Yard Sale in the Bonita High School parking lot last Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors and community members gathered in the parking lot to sell their used and unwanted items for a good cause. “The goal is to offer opportunities for different people to help the charities... 

Glendora sheds light on Earth Day

Glendora sheds light on Earth Day
George Munoz of the Glendora Parks and Trees Division and David Borunda of the Parks and Recreation Department distributed helium balloons to community members last Saturday in honor of Earth Day at the Glendora City Hall, Public Library and Plaza. Events and activities in celebration of Earth Day were kicked off with a bike ride at 8:30 a.m. and included free environmentally friendly waste and recycling... 

Upland’s Lemon Festival adds sweet to sour

Upland’s Lemon Festival adds sweet to sour
Dan Linder, accompanied by daughters Ella and Audrey, battle it out to win a stuffed donut plush toy but in the end neither were able to claim it. The family came all the way from Redlands to enjoy their day at the annual Lemon Festival in downtown Upland on Sunday, which offered free admission to all. / photo by Veronica Orozco Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor Upland held its annual Lemon Festival... 

Women inspire a generation to ‘Ban bossy’

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Maureen Roberts, a Girl Scout troop leader in Claremont, believes Girl Scouts and the “Ban Bossy” campaign are good partners. In an attempt to ban the word “bossy,” Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer  of Facebook, spearheaded the campaign in early March to encourage girls to pursue leadership roles. “Girls should be able to have a strong personality... 

Suspect held in Claremont rape case

Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor Claremont Police have a suspect in connection with the home invasion and rape of a 12-year-old girl, which happened nearly a month ago. As of April 18, police have detained 34-year-old Joseph Chandler Davall of Yucca Valley. Davall is currently being held in lieu of $5 million bail for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child,... 

Pomona honors Denim Day

Karla Rendon Arts Editor Mayor Elliot Rothman and City Council members Ginna Escobar and Debra Martin honored the city’s annual Denim Day Wednesday at the Pomona Civic Plaza. Denim Day originated in 1997 after an 18-year-old woman was allegedly raped by her 45-year-old driving instructor in Rome. “The event brings a lot of awareness to an issue that is not usually talked about,” said Brittaney... 
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