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La Verne continues holiday traditions

La Verne continues holiday traditions
Mayor Don Kendrick speaks to a crowd of La Verne residents following the eighth annual Christmas tree lighting in Mainiero Square Saturday. / photo by Daniel Torres Alexandra de Leon Staff Writer Old Town La Verne got into the festive spirit of the holidays Saturday in Mainiero Square for its eighth annual Christmas tree lighting and holiday open house. Traditions such as taking photos with Santa,... 

Residents cruise into the holidays

Residents cruise into the holidays
West Covina resident Barry Troup prepares his 1965 Pontiac GTO for judging at the Cruzin’ La Verne Holiday Car Show Nov. 28 in Old Town La Verne. Troup first used his car for casual driving around town when he bought it in 1965, but he later repurposed it for drag races in 1994. The car features a V8 tri-power engine with a four-speed transmission. / photo by Emily Lau Lauren Harchut Staff Writer Hundreds... 

Restaurant Review: Gastropub introduces European sandwiches

Emily Lau Editorial Director A new gastropub restaurant is giving the La Verne community a taste of Europe by creating inspired gourmet sandwiches with an American twist. Fourth Street Mill opened July 15 and is located in downtown La Verne near the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue, replacing Chamela Grill. The restaurant is owned by partners Jeff Nasmyth, Christopher Gendreau and Susan Wickman. The... 

Mediterranean food adds to D Street’s menu

Chris McMahan Staff Writer The Argo Mediterranean Grille in downtown La Verne is the only restaurant in the area to offer unique and original Mediterranean dishes. The restaurant opened about two months ago, and manager Alberto Pena has been with the company since their opening in La Verne. “There are no restaurants with Mediterranean food (in the La Verne area),” Pena said. Besides the friendly... 

New La Verne Farmers Market opens to fanfare

Jay Jones, professor of biology, and Tom Yost, owner of Carol Gardens, an organic growing business, discuss the aromas of rosemary Saturday at the La Verne Farmers Market. They tasted the rosemary after a lively conversation over the asexual reproduction of a circular cup structure, which develops new individuals when splashed out by rain or flowing water. Yost started growing vegetables and herbs... 

Wine walk shares local taste with community

Generations Antiques co-owner Carrie Leeper and friend Tracy Tyra serve sparkling wine in the back room of the store in downtown La Verne Saturday during Sip of La Verne Old Town Wine Walk. Leeper and Tyra served Spanish Sparkling Cava and Almond Sparkling to complement the 679 strawberries they hand-dipped in chocolate and cheese and crackers. This is the third year in a row they have served sparkling... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 6: Farmers Market

  La Verne Fresh is the newest take on the La Verne Farmers Market. We caught up with the manager of the farmers market as well as others in the community to discuss why the event will be the freshest place to be in La Verne.  Read More →

Classic car fans revel in nostalgia

James Skalicky, owner of an early Ford Model T and professor of psychology at Citrus College, discusses the car with fellow car enthusiast Bob Shears, a University of La Verne alumnus and middle school teacher in the San Gabriel Valley. Classic cars from all eras lined C and D streets Saturday for the Cool Cruise Car Show in downtown La Verne. / photo by Daniel Torres Chris McMahan Staff Writer From... 

Day spa uses all-natural remedies

Day spa uses all-natural remedies
Wild Earth Spa, an all-natural and organic day spa on D Street in downtown La Verne, has been open since 2003. Owned and operated by Rene Tao, the spa offers facials, therapeutic massages and body sugaring hair removal. / photo by Sara Flores Celene Vargas Staff Writer Wild Earth Spa’s dedication to natural and organic treatments has not changed since it opened their doors on D Street in 2003,... 

Treatments zap away undesired hair

Treatments zap away undesired hair
Ethel Vincent, the owner of Classic Electrology, prepares for her next client while talking about the process of electrolysis. Vincent discusses the difference between electrolysis and laser hair removal. Classic Electrology is located on Third Street, between the La Verne Police Department and Bowl House. After 33 years in the business, Vincent has become friends with her clients. / photo by Michelle... 
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