Pomona book festival honors reading
Storyteller Adrienne Riley, as her character Granny Goodbook, reminds children to maintain good reading habits, Saturday at the Pomona Civic Center. As Granny Goodbook, Riley performs as a grandmother who promotes literacy and reads children books at the library. A group of children gathered around her as she started... 
Des Delgadillo News Editor Ten students were announced as the University’s first set of presidential ambassadors Sun­day at a ceremony held at the University House in Claremont. Mirrella Bautista, Nicole Cuadras, Melissa Diaz, Nabel Haro, Bradlee Johnson, Oscar Mauricio, Tamar Miot, Reginald Mitchell, Vidya Narayanas­wamy,... 
Brooke Grasso Metro Editor Lines were out the door and the smell of Italian food filled the parking lot where Spaghetti Eddie’s in Glendora celebrated its 30th year of business Monday. The anniversary celebration included a ribbon cutting, spaghetti-eating contests and lowered prices, some by more than 50 percent. In... 
Leo Hoops swishes back in action
Sophomore Rocky Haddad defends freshman Luis Herrera as he goes up for a shot during Leo Hoops tryouts Monday at Frantz Athletic Court. Leo Hoops, La Verne’s basketball club, founded by junior Adam Plax, held tryouts this week to expand the team for the new school year. The club is planning on updating its roster... 
Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed AB953, a law that requires law enforcement officers to document every stop with an individual regardless of whether or not that person was arrested. This would essentially improve the definition of racial profiling and amend the prohibition against peace officers engaging in such practices. AB953,... 
San Dimas festival celebrates Western history
Tab Hildreth of Gunnison, Colorado, rides Holy Hoppin’ Hell out of the gates and up the scoreboard Sunday, staying on the horse long just enough to reach the other side of the field. Nearly 600 people were in attendance at the San Dimas Western Days Rodeo put on by the San Dimas Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 3-4 in... 
Construction wrecks quiet hours
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff When students came back to school at the end of August, it was clear this year would not be the same. Many Vista La Verne residents have been jolted awake at 7 a.m. by the demolition for the parking structure starting this past week, only to be kept awake by the dawning realization... 
Kingsmen splash past Leopards in overtime
La Verne sophomore driver Joshua Vega tries to get a shot past Cal Lutheran sophomore center Ryan Moguel and attacker George French in the fourth quarter of the last game of the Gary Troyer Memorial Convergence Tournament Saturday. Vega got the shot in to cut the deficit to three, 11-9. La Verne trailed most of the... 
Leopards move to No. 20 in nation
Junior setter Tiffany Mancuso sets up the ball for senior outside hitter Ashlyn Cross against Pomona-Pitzer sophomore setter Jessica Finn Friday at Frantz Athletic Court. Despite winning the first two sets with a score of 25-19 and 25-19, Pomona-Pitzer responded with a win, 25-21. La Verne answered back in the fourth... 
Senior biology major Anais Reveles recites a poem from her phone, as club president Steven Forns prepares his critique of her draft. Reveles and Forns, team captain and junior theater major, attended the club’s Friday night practice in Founders Hall 22. The team meets 12-1 p.m. Tuesdays and 5-6 p.m. Fridays. Team... 
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