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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... 

Unique fair finds

Unique fair finds
Thomas Stricklin has been a Coca-Cola memorabilia collector since his sister gave him a painted Coke bottle as a vase before he went to college in 1969. He displays his collection at the Collectors’ Fair in downtown Pomona on Saturday. / photo by Celine Dehban  Read More →

First Person Experience: Circus workout more than clowning around

<i>First Person Experience</i>: Circus workout more than clowning around
International Polytechnic High School sophomore Victoria Nakai enjoys the circus aerobics class at Pilates Studio M in Claremont for her third time. / photo by Stephanie Ball Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Now more than ever people look for fun and intensive workouts that keep their interest but are also effective. I am one of those people, and in my search I was presented the opportunity to take a circus... 

Church of the Brethren feeds ULV

Church of the Brethren feeds ULV
Alumnus Rugere DePartee, class of 1974, prepares pasta for University of La Verne students at the La Verne Church of the Brethren’s free dinner Sept. 17. DePartee and several other La Verne alumni prepared several large pans to feed all students who came to eat that evening. Many members of the football team arrived late, making the kitchen workers hustle. / photo by Helen Arase  Read More →

Community News: New app keeps citizens updated

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer The Operation Predator iPhone app was released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to allow users to send anonymous tips and get news updates about sexual predators via mobile phone. The app will allow users to track information and arrests involving sexual predators in an attempt to catch predators in a more efficient manner. The Operation Predator app will... 

Friends, ferns and flora find home

Friends, ferns and flora find home
One of more than 200 volunteers at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Cindy Walkenbatch leads a tour around the 86 acre garden. Walkenbatch has volunteered at the garden for the last four years, and has served as a Nature Interpreter for a year. The garden is home to California native plants such as this California Coastal Redwood with one of the smallest seed cones. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Cody... 

Californian campaign delivers checkpoints

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department arrested more than 2,000 people at DUI checkpoints leading to Labor Day. This has prompted the Sheriff’s Department and La Verne Police department to apply for more checkpoint grants. These checkpoints are part of California’s “Avoid DUI Campaign” which started in 1973 and target specific holidays and special events throughout... 
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