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City imposes stricter parking regulations

City imposes stricter parking regulations
The city of La Verne placed temporary city parking permit required signs Monday on all residential streets within a three-block radius of the University of La Verne. The signs will become permanent at the beginning of the spring semester. The signs have resulted in increased use of the free off-campus parking lot with the provided shuttle service. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Alex Forbess Editorial Director Christian... 

LV hires crossing guards for students’ safety

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Increased pedestrian traffic on this increasingly crowded campus have prompted the University and the city of La Verne to hire crossing guards to enforce more caution while crossing the street. The crossing guards, who took their post earlier this month, are stationed at two intersections on D Street, at Third and Second streets. La Verne Police Capt. Nick Paz, who is responsible... 

Parking problems were preventable

The parking nightmare we are currently caught up in was inevitable. University administrators saw it, even the students saw it, but nothing substantial was done to prevent it. With the University continously accepting more students than it can accommodate in a city that, shall we say, likes its peace and quiet, the new parking regulations, which prohibit street parking on most streets walking distance... 

Guarding the crosswalks

Guarding the crosswalks
Tiffany Kinslow, who is also crossing guard for Roynon Elementary School, helps freshmen Ashley Valiente and Ashley Hernandez cross D Street on their way to class. After the city received complaints about pedestrians not paying attention, the La Verne Police Department hired crossing guards for two busy D Street intersections for the next three weeks. Their charge is to regulate car and foot traffic,... 

Foreign students adapt to life at La Verne

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer International students are an important and ever-growing part of the La Verne community. Yet as these students leave home and enter this new environment, there are things they must get used to here. “Los Angeles is a very modern city,” said graduate accounting student Pengfei Lei, from China. “La Verne is very beautiful,” Lei said. “People here are friendly,... 

Santa, carolers ring in the holidays in La Verne

Santa, carolers ring in the holidays in La Verne
Santa Claus came to town during Bonita High School’s Chamber Singers performance of “Jingle Bells.” Many merry citizens attended the annual tree lighting ceremony at La Verne’s City Hall on Monday. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Julian Burrell Associate Editor The annual La Verne tree lighting ceremony has a long-standing tradition of capturing the spirit and camaraderie of the holiday season,... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, On April 30, 13 members of the La Verne basketball team took their Saturday to volunteer at the Anthesis Autism Services Second Annual “Athletes for Autism” event, held at the Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona. The athletes worked with autistic adults and supported the efforts of Pomona Valley Workshop to provide services for adults with developmental disabilities. With... 

Cool Cruise show draws classic cars downtown

Cool Cruise show draws classic cars downtown
Garey and Maryanne Hummel kick off their boots and relax during the Cool Cruise Car Show in old town La Verne on Saturday. The Hummels, who have been married and riding for more than 30 years, own a motorcycle and have participated in many car shows. / photo by Candice Salazar Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer Downtown La Verne is generally a quiet place for a weekend stroll. But this was not the case... 

Farmers Market returns for an eighth year

Farmers Market returns for an eighth year
The Old Town La Verne Family Festival and Farmers Market resumed March 31. Fresh produce, crafts, children’s rides, food and entertainment brought patrons from La Verne and surrounding cities to enjoy the festivities. La Verne residents, brothers Michael and Robbie Burlace, battle with their balloon swords while their parents look at new tile. The Farmers Market will continue through the summer... 

No election this year for LV council, mayor

Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief After determining that no seats would be contested, the city of La Verne canceled its scheduled city council and mayoral elections that had been scheduled for March 8 of this year. Charlie Rosales and incumbent Robert Rodriguez were the only candidates for the two open council seats, and Mayor Don Kendrick had no challengers for his position. Initially council member... 
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