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Community News: Claremont fights cancer with relay

<i>Community News</i>: Claremont fights cancer with relay
John Gilmore, Jezze Tu, Melodi Ramquist, Sandra Patlan and Tahil Sharma lead the YMCA lap at the Claremont-La Verne Relay for Life Saturday. Relay for Life is a community fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society. The relay lasted 24 hours, from 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. The 30 relay teams raised more than More than $60,000. / photo by Katherine Careaga Veronica Sepulveda Metro... 

Community News: Families join community in egg hunt tradition

Monique Parra Staff Writer La Verne residents joined together to take part in the annual Easter egg hunt early Saturday in Emerald Park and Pelota Park. Hundreds watched as children, ages 1-12, stood anxiously at the red line waiting to snatch one of the 2,000 Easter eggs that were scattered across the grass. “It was a nice day for such a wonderful tradition that so many participated in,” Dick... 

Community News: Local crime on the rise

Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Last Friday the La Verne Police Department released a warning to residents about a series of burglaries and attempted burglaries on the 6700 block of Cactus Drive in northern La Verne after residents of that street reported four suspicious looking people around a nearby home. Officers responded and the suspects fled. Later, police were able to catch all four suspects. According... 

La Verne lights up for Christmas

La Verne lights up for Christmas
La Verne Mayor Don Kendrick explains to 2-year-old La Verne resident Ty Ranells which button to press to light up the city Christmas tree at the City Hall on D Street. Ranells later did the honors to officially light the tree at the La Verne tree lighting ceremony Monday. The ceremony included activities and a visit from Santa Claus. / photo by Zachary Horton Two-year-old La Verne resident Ty Ranells... 

Officers enforce new parking regulations

Officers enforce new parking regulations
Amid the campus parking crisis, Chaffey College student and parking enforcement officer Michael Galvan parks in the front of a red curb on Third Street. Galvan patrols the streets of La Verne day and night to enforce the University and City of La Verne strict parking rules. The new parking rules came as a shock to students who were sent a notification email before Thanksgiving break. / photo by Zachary... 

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,... 
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