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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... 

New downtown smoke shop raises eyebrows and city revenues

New downtown smoke shop raises eyebrows and city revenues
Downtown La Verne’s newest business is the Smoke Shop which opened Feb. 15. The owner, Isaac Farraj, grew up in La Verne and has owned several businesses over the last 10 years. Farraj’s shop offers various flavored cigarettes; different cigars, pipes and tobaccos; and other smoking paraphernalia, including bongs and hookahs. / photo by Candice Salazar Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Downtown La Verne’s... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Responding to a letter of Nov. 19, I agree with the city of La Verne that a traffic signal at the intersection of C and Bonita is not justified. We admire ULV students and faculty sensible enough to park north of Bonita and walk to the campus, avoiding the annual parking fee. There is ample space to park on city streets. Crossing Bonita at C sometimes requires a short wait until the stream... 

Commercial space is not necessary

A residence hall is a place for students to congregate. With couches, rooms and a place to study, a dorm building should be the last place one would think about shopping. By spring of 2011, the University will start building its new residence hall east of the Campus Center to facilitate the large increase of students to campus and to improve living conditions for those who currently live in older... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, This is in reference to the Campus Times article, “Athletics could lose facilities with new campus construction” (Nov. 12). While this is a good article that addresses a topic of concern to student and student-athletes, it unfortunately appears that this did not include the most current information prior to printing the article, and this has created some factual and philosophical misrepresentations. It... 

Farmers market may go year-round

Idea is met with mixed feelings Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The city of La Verne holds its farmers market on Thursdays throughout the summer months on D Street on the east side of the University of La Verne. The market’s run has recently been extended to December and discussion to let it go year-round is ongoing. The market’s extended run, however, has been a source of some friction between... 
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