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Orange picking has broad appeal

Orange picking has broad appeal

Nestled in north La Verne’s is a piece of history that pays homage to the orange groves of yesterday.

Christmas tree lights up La Verne

Christmas tree lights up La Verne

A silver star shone brightly in the sky as the Christmas tree outside city hall was lit, kicking off the holiday season for the La Verne community with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony along with a visit from a very special guest.

First Person Experience: Some thrift shops favor profits

While thrift stores can be a great way to grab some awesome clothes for cheap, many people also enjoy the fact that they help out a local charity. But not all thrift stores donate their profits, and even if they do, the charity may receive only a minute amount of the proceeds.

Sprucing up the sleigh

Sprucing up the sleigh

James F. Skalicky, 67, and wife Lan Skalicky, 66, enter their 1927 Ford Model T in Saturday’s car show in downtown La Verne.

Festival shares culture and crafts

Festival shares culture and crafts

Native American dancers, singers, artisans and tribal leaders all participated in the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden’s Acorn Festival last weekend as part of a celebration of the modern connection between the California native plant and human life.

Church shares Peace and Carrots

Church shares Peace and Carrots

A plot that used to only have rotting playground equipment now provides thousands of pounds of fresh produce annually through the La Verne Church of the Brethren’s Peace and Carrots community garden project.

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students

Sixth grade students at Lehigh Elementary School attended an assembly program last Friday, “No Excuses University,” in which students sat with members of La Verne’s Greek community and asked questions about what to expect in college.

Fans flock to NHRA Fanfest

Fans flock to NHRA Fanfest

One week before the professional drag racers hit the track at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, the NHRA Fanfest takes place on D Street in La Verne.

First Person Experience : Fall Festival rakes in real results

<i>First Person Experience </i>: Fall Festival rakes in real results

Children hopped from booth to booth, parents chatted among each other at picnic tables and the faint smell of corn tortillas lingered in the air at the annual Grace Miller Elementary School Fall Festival Oct. 25.

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