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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... 

City reduces 3-hour parking

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer After a parking study last summer, the city of La Verne reduced the legal limit for many of the timed parking spaces surrounding the ULV campus – to bolster downtown businesses. A city committee decided to adjust 179 parking spaces along Bonita Avenue, and B, D and E streets to reduce the traffic in downtown La Verne. One hundred and twenty-two spaces, which previously... 

Pizzeria thrives without advertising

Pizzeria thrives without advertising
Located near the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue, Warehouse Pizza opened its doors in 1972. Owner Kenny Schonfeld avoids advertisement for his pizzeria but relies on word of mouth to bring in customers. After 42 years, Warehouse Pizza continues to serve a packed house every weekend. Schonfeld hopes the business’ customer base will continue to grow. / photo by Michael Saakyan Russell R. Silva ... 

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest
Jack Beckman talks with Gary Spears from Rancho Cucamonga after Jack Patten took photos of them together during the National Hot Rod Association Fan Fest Saturday in Downtown La Verne. Beckman is a drag racer competing professionally in the NHRA funny car races and is also known as “Fast Jack.” / photo by Kaung Myat Tun  Read More →

Halloween in La Verne

Halloween in La Verne
Trick-or-treating brings the Suniga family from Pomona to Third Street in La Verne on Halloween. The family has been trick-or-treating in La Verne for several years. The houses on the street were decorated, and the House of Praise Church held their Harvest Festival on the corner of Third Street and F Street for all people to enjoy food and games. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Fatima Khawaja, age 3 from... 
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