News briefs for the week of Oct. 10, 2014.
Tears of laughter, joy and hope filled the eyes of friends and family of those affected by spinal cord injuries at the Hafif Estate, site of the Be Perfect Foundation’s sixth annual fundraiser.
California colleges and universities are now required to adopt an affirmative consent standard when investigating sexual assault cases that take place on and off campus involving members of the academic community.
The La Verne Police Department is currently investigating a sexual assault that occurred Sept. 24 in La Verne.
Environment enthusiasts and federal wilderness agencies celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act by providing information about wilderness awareness at the Wilderness Fair and participating in the Walk for the Wild at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont on Saturday.
Rev. Susan Boyer, senior pastor of the La Verne Church of the Brethren, lectured about the connection the La Verne Church of the Brethren has with the group of Nigerian girls who were kidnapped in April by Boko Haram, a militant Islamist group.
A plethora of all things vintage and historical were for sale at the Antique Row Collectors Street Faire in downtown Pomona.
Foothill Transit launched its zero emissions fast-charge electric bus line, Line 291, that travels between Pomona and La Verne, Sept. 27 at the Pomona Transit Center.
Loren Dyck, assistant professor of management, lectured about the transformative cooperation at the Honokahua Burial Site as part of the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
Law professors and practicing attorneys continued the second panel of a five-part series “Ferguson: Protector or criminal? Advocate or thug? Or neither? Examine your perceptions” Tuesday in the Campus Center ballroom.