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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... 

Community News: Ghost Walk guides visitors though local history

<i>Community News</i>: Ghost Walk guides visitors though local history
Girl Scout Sophie D’Ambrosia-Donner, 12, serves “truth serum” to a fellow Girl Scout at the last stop of the Claremont Ghost Walk Saturday. The walk took place throughout the Claremont Village, and the last stop was the gypsy caravan next to Stamp Your Heart Out on Harvard Avenue, where D’Ambrosia-Donner acted as a fortune teller for the night. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Veronica Orozco Metro... 

Western Days Rodeo rounds up community

Western Days Rodeo rounds up community
Courtney Cline of Arroyo Grande, Calif., competes in the barrel-racing event at the 19th Annual San Dimas Western Days Rodeo. The event took place Saturday and Sunday with events including bronco riding, bareback bronco riding, bull riding, tie-down wrestling, steer wrestling, team roping and barrel-racing. / photo by Sarah Golden Julian Burrell Staff Writer This weekend, the San Dimas community... 

Open house shakes up awareness

Open house shakes up awareness
Victor Castaneda, a second year in the fire fighting academy at Mt. SAC, guides 3-year-old Asher Baker in spraying a hose at balloons at the Public Safety Open House Saturday. Baker is the son of Aaron Baker, assistant professor of psychology at the University of La Verne. The open house was held along D Street where police cruisers lined the streets open for anyone to sit in for a tour. / photo by... 

University hosts cardboard city

University hosts cardboard city
Robert Guzman, a Damien High School student, sleeps outside in a cardboard box for Pomona Valley Habitat for Humanity to raise awareness of the homeless. The event was hosted by the University of La Verne and held in the South Quad from Saturday night to Sunday morning. Volunteers from the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority began setting up their communities at 6 p.m. and helped monitor the students participating... 
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