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Church shares Peace and Carrots

Church shares Peace and Carrots
Freshman Edwin Escobar and senior Michelle Bedolla tend to the parsley grown in the Peace and Carrots Community Garden Tuesday afternoon. The garden is located at the north end of the La Verne Church of the Brethren parking lot, off of Fifth Street. / photo by Uyen Bui Kellie Galentine Staff Writer A plot that used to only have rotting playground equipment now provides thousands of pounds of fresh... 

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students
Junior Gerardo Cuevas talks about college to sixth graders at Lehigh Elementary School in Montclair as part of the “No Excuses University” event Nov. 8. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alana Glenn Staff Writer 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... 

City offers taste of its treasures

City offers taste of its treasures
Jennifer Ciancia, an employee of Chase’s on Third Street in downtown La Verne, provides samples from the menu to guests at the 13th Taste of La Verne at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center Saturday. The Taste of La Verne event features samples of food, wine and a variety of other alcohols from restaurants around and near La Verne. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Christian Orozco Editorial Director Wine... 

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. Drag racing fans from all over came to check out classic cars, racing team information booths, professional driver appearances, and dragster engine revving demonstrations. One of those demonstration dragsters was the world champion 1971 Schultz and Glenn Top... 

First Person Experience : Fall Festival rakes in real results

<i>First Person Experience </i>: Fall Festival rakes in real results
Joyce Quisenberry from Clown Connection volunteered to run a face-painting booth at Grace Miller Elementary School’s Fall Festival Oct. 25. It was put on by the schools Parent Teacher Association. Several members of the La Verne community volunteered to help at the event. / photo by Celine Dehban Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Children hopped from booth to booth, parents chatted among each other at picnic... 

Halloween Getdown hosts ghouls, ‘Goonies’

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer  Mosaic Pomona, a local church, sponsored the Down­town Halloween Getdown at the Thomas Plaza in the Pomona Arts Colony on Sunday night. The free event featured face painting, popcorn, and games along with a pumpkin decorating booth that let event attendees embellish a medium gourd with pipe cleaners, stickers and paint. “We wanted to do a family friendly event to serve... 

Tattoos leave a mark for the cure

Tattoos leave a mark for the cure
Steve Kurtis gets a pink breast cancer awareness ribbon with boxing gloves hanging from the ends tattooed on his left hand by Ink’d Chronicles tattoo artist Guillermo Gonzalez. Ink’d Chronicles hosted its annual “Tattoos for the Cure” event Saturday to raise money to fight breast cancer. / photo by Ryan Gann Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Ink’d Chronicles tattoo studio held a breast cancer charity... 

Cycling fiends find outlet for fierce workout

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Almost 130 cyclists sped through the streets of Upland for the Tour de Foothills cycling classic on Saturday in hopes of bettering their skills and reaching the end. At 7:30 a.m., cyclists embarked on their choice of a 31 mile, 62 mile, or 72 mile ride while their friends and families waited for them at the street fair, which was located at the finish line in downtown Upland. To... 

Families flood into Pomona pumpkin patch

Veronica Orozco Metro Editor Thousands of people equipped with cameras and wagons flocked the Farm Store at Kellogg Ranch Saturday and Sunday for the annual Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival. Driving up to the event, the patch was hard to miss with hundreds of pumpkins scattered around an empty field with sunflowers bordering the entry gates. The sea of orange was freckled with little red wagons brought... 

Community News: Pumpkin Patch pulls in new pets

<i>Community News</i>: Pumpkin Patch pulls in new pets
The annual La Verne Heritage Park Pumpkin Patch opened to the public Oct. 5. Heritage Park, including the Weber House, has been a civic historical center for 23 years. Located on Via De Mansion and Wheeler, the park offers a variety of activities for fall, including choosing pumpkins, taking tractor rides, visiting with farm animals and photo opportunities. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Karla Rendon Assistant... 
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