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Meals on wheels

Meals on wheels
Food trucks flood the Pomona Fairplex every Thursday through the first week of August. The Food Truck festival is a weekly event for people who enjoy the L.A. fad of mobile food. The vendor line up changes every week as many different trucks pull up to sell to hungry crowds. Their unique dishes range from garlic fries to lobster tacos leaving options open for all festival attendees. Trucks such as... 

Pilgrimage honors Cesar Chavez

Pilgrimage honors Cesar Chavez
Cesar Chavez’s grandsons Andres Chavez (center) and Roman Chavez (right), their cousin Jacob Perez Chica (left) and a member of the Copali-Copili Aztec Dancers listen to the speakers at the Cesar Chavez Pilgrimage and Celebration at the Pomona Unified School District on Saturday. Andres spoke about his experience attending previous pilgrimages, and introduced his family to the community members.... 

Jurassic-era fossils entertain young and old

Karleigh Neff LV Life Editor Millions of years ago dinosaurs roamed the Earth, now their remains are the focal point of Fossil Fest at Raymond M. Alf Museum in Claremont. People of all ages came together at Raymond M. Alf Museum among dinosaur bones and prehistoric replicas Saturday to learn about fossils and paleontology research. The museum is located at the Webb Schools in Claremont, but visitors... 

Assemblyman supports education

Assemblyman supports education
State Assemblyman and Majority Whip Chris Holden, D-Claremont, spoke about his many political goals and plans including creating public transportation to link the Inland Empire to the Los Angeles International Airport. Holden’s April 11 talk was co-sponsored by the The University of La Verne College Democrats and the Democrats of the Claremont Colleges. / photo by Stephanie Ball Kristine Delgadillo Staff... 

All aboard the Rail Giants express

All aboard the Rail Giants express
Gary Fazekas of Salinas, Calif., examines an old Union Pacific locomotive with Jesse Tomory, the chief docent at the Rail Giants Train Museum, last Saturday at the Fairplex. The Rail Giants Train Museum houses a numerous retired locomotives, some of which house museums and train related antiques inside. The trains are restored by donations from the public. / photo by Daniel Hargis Gabriela Krupa Staff... 

Fairplex draws car lovers

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Thousands of adults teens and children gathered to observe, sell and buy classic cars Sunday at the annual Pomona Swap Meet and Classic Car Show at the Fairplex. The event, which has been going on for nearly 40 years, was presented by George Cross and Sons, Inc. “At first we were a little worried because when only one gate was open it meant that not a lot of people were... 

Market provides unique trinkets

Market provides unique trinkets
A variety of vendors set up their posts every week for the La Verne Farmers Market. Some vendors sell typical items, such as food and candles, but some are not so typical. Nara Aguilar sells unique handmade products at her stand, ranging from voodoo dolls to coin purses. The market and family festival is open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Thursday in Downtown La Verne and will continue to attract farmers... 

News Briefs

Chino Police Campus Visit Representatives from the Chino Police Department will be on campus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday to help students connect to the department. An information session will also be held from 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballrooms B, C and D. ‘Every Mind Matters’ “Every Mind Matters,” a panel on changing media treatment of mental illness, will be held from... 

ASULV announces election victors

David Asbra and Selyna Ybarra were elected president and executive vice president of the Associated Students of the University of La Verne, respectively Wednesday. “I was hopeful about winning, but there was no guaranteed victory,” Asbra said. “I knew going into it that it was going to be a challenge nonetheless. It feels good to know that the students thought we were the best candidates, and... 

Debt is below U.S. average

Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor The average federal student loan debt at the University of La Verne for 2013 is about $22,000, said Diane Anchundia, director of financial aid. According to CNN, the average U.S. student loan debt for 2012 is $29,400, up from $26,000 in 2011. “Part of the reason why our student loan debt is so low is because our students would rather take on jobs or their parents... 
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