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New bakery offers artisan pastries and food

Celene Vargas Arts Editor Butter Café and Bakery in San Dimas offers an extensive menu and promotes high-quality food and coffee to the surrounding communities. The business is owned by chef Ryan Angelo Buan and pastry chef Heather Sulaeman. Located down the street from the University of La Verne on 671 E. Bonita Ave., the café and bakery has specialty coffee and gourmet artisan pastries as well... 

Scientist highlights climate issues

Scientist highlights climate issues
Josh Fisher of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory talks about climate change in a presentation that took place at the Holy Name of Mary Parish in San Dimas. The event “Caring for Our Common Home” was held on Sept. 24, the same week Pope Francis made his historic visit to the United States. The presentation was an effort by members of the church to learn more about the topic and to reflect on Pope Francis’... 

Spiritual journey explores absolute enlightenment

Spiritual journey explores absolute enlightenment
Seniors creative writing major Jenny Quach and psychology major Marisa Stevens listen to temple volunteer Eugene Liu as he describes one of the two protectors of evil, Wei Tuo, Saturday at the Hsi Lai Buddhist Temple in Hacienda Heights. Wei Tuo is a guardian who protects against evil beings and negativity. Liu said Buddhists pray to this protector to find their true mind and any lost connections with... 

University rolls out new LiveSafe app

The University continued to beef up its technology in the name of safety over the summer, switching to a new mobile safety app, as well as implementing more advanced radio communication between Campus Safety officers. The switch from LeoSafe, which was just introduced last fall, to the new and feature-rich LiveSafe, came on the heels of the LeoSafe developers discontinuing future updates to the app. “That... 

Youth Network inspires high school students

Youth Network inspires high school students
Adan Chavez speaks to participants at the Fourth Annual Youth Mentoring Action Network Fundraiser held at the Claremont University Consortium Saturday. The fundraiser helps pay for the future tuition of participating high school seniors planning to attend college. The program also provides mentoring services to assist students in their college search and help them meet their goals. After expressing... 

Sayles’ final lecture reflects his life

Sayles’ final lecture reflects his life
Professor, veteran, fisherman and author Stephen Sayles delivers “My Last Lecture” in the President’s Dining Room Tuesday. Sayles’ speech covered many pivotal points in his life including his childhood, growing up in the 1960s, being drafted to Vietnam and pursuing his academic aspirations. Sayles also spoke about his upcoming book, “Queen of The Revolution: Patricia Hearst.” / photo... 

LVPD debuts lifesaving program

LVPD debuts lifesaving program
La Verne Police Department Sgt. Chris Fenner wrote a successful grant to fund the non-profit program Project Lifesaver in La Verne, which helps locate missing residents with Alzheimer’s, autism, Down syndrome and dementia. LVPD provides the trackers and wristbands, which have reduced the numbers of personnel and tracking time required to find residents. / photo by Nanor Zinzalian Lauren Harchut ... 

Smith enjoys ROC dean position

Cody Luk Online Editor David Smith recently started working at the University of La Verne as the new dean of regional and online campuses, succeeding Stephen Lesniak, who previously held the position for nine years. Smith has previous experiences in administration positions in higher education, such as his recent role as the vice president of instruction and student affairs at Colorado North­western... 

West Nile virus swarms L.A. County

Cody Luk Online Editor The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District recently identified West Nile virus in mosquitoes and birds in several local cities. Multiple samples of the virus have been found in Claremont, Covina, Glendora, Industry, Pomona, San Dimas and West Covina, and it has a high potential to infect humans. Los Angeles County health officials announced Tuesday, that a... 

LEAD conference motivates students

LEAD conference motivates students
Keynote speaker Juan Gonzalez welcomes Latino Education Access Conference attendees Saturday in the Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion. Gonzalez, who was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Harlem, is the author of the best-selling book “Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America,” about the sacrifices and triumphs of the growing Latino community. / photo by Chelsey Morrison Chris McMahan... 
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