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Region honors San Bernardino shooting victims

Region honors San Bernardino shooting victims
Alexandra De Leon Staff Writer Lauren Harchut Staff Writer Multiple candlelight vigils were held across Southern California Monday, giving citizens the opportunity to pay tribute to the lives lost at the Inland Regional Center during a terror attack Dec. 2. Families and friends attended the vigils lighting up the night by candle light as they sat in silence listening to speeches, songs and memories... 

Alumnus is first on scene at San Bernardino shooting

Alumnus is first on scene at San Bernardino shooting
University of La Verne alumnus Alex Vasquez, one of KNBC’s Inland Empire reporters, was the first journalist to arrive at the scene of the San Bernardino shooting Dec. 2 at the Inland Regional Center. The news van that Vasquez drives is the only one of its kind, with all-wheel drive. He says NBC gave him the van because he is ambitious and will go wherever he needs to get the story. / photo by Helen... 

Lecture envisions future of books

Lecture envisions future of books
Eight year partners in research, Librarian Erin Gratz and Associate Director of Learning Technology Nori Barajas-Murphy discuss eAuthoring in education during their lecture, “Faculty eAuthoring: A Taxonomy,” held in the President’s Dining Room Tuesday. Their research showed that e-textbooks authored by faculty could cost significantly less than traditional books. / photo by Terrence Lewis Arielle... 

Rupel is remembered for generosity

Cody Luk Online Editor Chris McMahan Staff Writer Former University of La Verne student, employee and Board of Trustees member Bev Rupel died Nov. 21 at the age of 78 from pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease. She was a student at the University for two years, before meeting and marrying Milan Rupel. He helped build the Ben Hines Field and supported ULV baseball significantly prior to his death in... 

La Verne community honors Sela Hem at vigil

Emily Lau Editorial Director La Verne community members gathered Wednesday night in Mainiero Square for a vigil to remember Sela Hem, known and well-loved as the “Miss Donuts employee,” who died in a traffic accident Nov. 17. White candles were passed out and later lit one by one, and a moment of silence was held at the end of the vigil. The podium was then opened for all community members to... 

San Dimas celebrates the season

San Dimas celebrates the season
Gisele Daniels, 10, is the first of 10 dancers from the Shooting Stars dance team to perform at the Prancer and Dancers Parade of Stars Saturday in San Dimas. The city’s Holiday Extravaganza was sponsored by Lori Alzarez and Team, featuring arts and crafts booths, sledding, and sleigh rides and took place between Bonita Avenue and First Street in downtown San Dimas. / photo by Nanor Zinzalian  Read More →

City manager hires new assistant

City manager hires new assistant
Selected from a field of 60 candidates, Teri Baker was chosen to undertake the position as assistant to the La Verne City Manager, Bob Russi, succeeding Jeannette Vagnozzi. Baker is an alumna of the University of Redlands and Cal State San Bernardino. Baker started her first day at the city of La Verne Nov. 16. She has worked for the cities of San Bernardino and Huntington Beach. / photo by Chelsey... 

Christmas carols deliver cheer to Claremont

Christmas carols deliver cheer to Claremont
Carolers Don Lucas, Wendee Bresee, Afton Hedley, and Eddie Eng walk around the Claremont Village on Dec. 4, singing Christmas carols to people attending the Village Holiday Promenade. People from the local area attended the holiday event at the Claremont Depot to watch local bands perform and participate in a holiday toy drive. Attendees were also able to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at City Hall... 

La Verne continues holiday traditions

La Verne continues holiday traditions
Mayor Don Kendrick speaks to a crowd of La Verne residents following the eighth annual Christmas tree lighting in Mainiero Square Saturday. / photo by Daniel Torres Alexandra de Leon Staff Writer Old Town La Verne got into the festive spirit of the holidays Saturday in Mainiero Square for its eighth annual Christmas tree lighting and holiday open house. Traditions such as taking photos with Santa,... 

Flames engulf Pomona building

Flames engulf Pomona building
Pomona Police Department received a call at approximately 3:52 p.m. regarding a fire Monday at 700 E. Harrison Ave. The site was a vacant commercial building and firefighters are still investigating the cause of the fire. Although the owner of the building did not have insurance, there was speculation he planned to demolish the site. After the flames were extinguished, firefighters remained on the... 
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