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Drought not drying up La Verne’s Coiner Nursery

Drought not drying up La Verne's Coiner Nursery
Sally Coiner reminisces about working at Coiner Nursery. As a young girl she earned 2 cents an hour to water plants. Coiner remembers her father potting plants using a can opener to poke holes in old tin cans. Sally Coiner is the daughter of James Coiner who established the nursery in 1960. The nursery is one of many local businesses that have been affected by the California drought. / photo by Sonora... 

Area becoming brewery hot spot

Russell R. Silva Staff Writer Local breweries are delivering big flavors to La Verne, San Dimas and Claremont residents, enticing community members to come back for more of their favorite ales. The La Verne Brewing Company, located on Wright Avenue, has six brews: pineapple blonde, holiday amber, India pale ale, oatmeal stout, polomares and Lordsburg. A small brewery, it’s got quite a community... 

Los Angeles studied as a complex web

Los Angeles studied as a complex web
Jack Meek, professor of public administration, presents his lecture “Metropolitan Systems and Networks as Complex Adaptive Systems” Monday in the President’s Dining Room for the faculty lecture series. Following Meek’s lecture, Kevin Marshall, professor of law; Marcia Godwin, associate professor of public administration; and David Chappell, associate professor of physics, contributed to the... 

Fall festival shares pilgrim spirit

Fall festival shares pilgrim spirit
Walter Davis and Joanna Harrington play draughts at the 66th Annual Pilgrim Place Festival Saturday. Georgia Davis, Davis’ wife, gives game tips, as today’s game of checkers emerged from draughts. Most of the residents, who call themselves pilgrims, wore pilgrim costumes. The proceeds of the festival benefit financially struggling seniors at Pilgrim Place in Claremont. / photo by Helen Arase Nine-year-old... 

Panelists discuss Ferguson

Panelists discuss Ferguson
Jim Bueermann, president of the Police Foundation, a non-profit organization aimed at improving policing, discusses the mistakes the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, made after the death of Michael Brown. Buerrmann said the police department should have apologized to the community. The panel, which included Adrienna Wong, staff attorney of the American Civil Liberties Union, and Katrina Parker,... 

Preview Day gives glimpse of La Verne life

Preview Day gives glimpse of La Verne life
Freshman music major Andrew Medina leads a group of parents and potential Leopards to Morgan Auditorium for the academic information portion of Preview Day Saturday. In addition to academics, parents also had the opportunity to attend seminars on housing and financial aid, speak with faculty and staff and take tours of the campus. / photo by Amanda Duvall Melissa Gasia Staff Writer Students got a look... 

Veterans remember the fallen

Veterans remember the fallen
Lalo Rubio served most of his six year Army career in Germany during the Vietnam War. The one-hour Veteran’s Day program concluded with a prayer at La Verne’s Veterans Hall on Wheeler and Bonita avenues Tuesday. / photo by Helen Arase Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor The grumble of motorcycles vibrated down the street as the Friends of the Fourth riders delivered the colors in the middle of... 

Provost forums shed light on three candidates

Staff Reports With the provost search nearing a conclusion, the University hosted faculty and staff open forums with the final candidates over the past two weeks. The three finalists included Catherine Koverola, dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences at Lesley University; Jonathan Reed, interim provost at the University of La Verne; and Ramon Torrecilha, former provost and vice president... 

Soul journey takes students to Islamic Center

Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer Students, along with the University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner, took part in a field trip Sunday to the Islamic Center of Inland Empire in Rancho Cucamonga to learn about the Muslim community. The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Common Ground sponsor monthly excursions, also known as Souljourns or soul journeys. Each semester students visit different temples, churches,... 

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest
Jack Beckman talks with Gary Spears from Rancho Cucamonga after Jack Patten took photos of them together during the National Hot Rod Association Fan Fest Saturday in Downtown La Verne. Beckman is a drag racer competing professionally in the NHRA funny car races and is also known as “Fast Jack.” / photo by Kaung Myat Tun  Read More →
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