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Sprucing up the sleigh

Sprucing up the sleigh
James F. Skalicky, 67, and wife Lan Skalicky, 66, enter their 1927 Ford Model T in Saturday’s car show in downtown La Verne. Skalicky is a clinical psychologist in Glendora. He is also a professor of psychology at Citrus College. Skalicky is a Christmas enthusiast, and plans to decorate the back of his car with Christmas lights. / photo by Uyen Bui  Read More →

City offers taste of its treasures

City offers taste of its treasures
Jennifer Ciancia, an employee of Chase’s on Third Street in downtown La Verne, provides samples from the menu to guests at the 13th Taste of La Verne at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center Saturday. The Taste of La Verne event features samples of food, wine and a variety of other alcohols from restaurants around and near La Verne. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Christian Orozco Editorial Director Wine... 

LVTV brings spook to community

LVTV brings spook to community
Senior Marilyn Mejia and junior Tyler Harrison host La Verne’s annual “Halloween Spooktacular” event at Mainiero Square Oct. 31. After greeting and interviewing many costumed children, the hosts welcomed La Verne Mayor Don Kendrick. / photo by Uyen Bui Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Mayor Don Kendrick and President Devorah Lieberman were two special guests that appeared on LVTV’s annual “Halloween... 

Fans flock to NHRA Fanfest

Fans flock to NHRA Fanfest
One week before the professional drag racers hit the track at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, the NHRA Fanfest takes place on D Street in La Verne. Drag racing fans from all over came to check out classic cars, racing team information booths, professional driver appearances, and dragster engine revving demonstrations. One of those demonstration dragsters was the world champion 1971 Schultz and Glenn Top... 

Pappas Artisanal fires up the rotisserie in LV

Julian Burrell Staff Writer Pappas Artisanal is the newest restaurant on D Street in downtown La Verne. As the latest in the long line of restaurants in the area, Pappas is working to establish itself as the latest hot-spot for the hungry masses in the city by building up good faith among customers. “My dad is actually the one who told us about the onion rings here,” customer Mike Mejia said. “They’re... 

Lordsburg taps into downtown LV

Lordsburg taps into downtown LV
Lordsburg Tap House and Grill opened for business June 4 on D Street in downtown La Verne at the same spot formerly occupied by T. Phillips. The owners are Mike and Britt McAdams, who were customers of T. Phillips for 14 years. The McAdams hope to revamp the business. / photo by Ryan Gann Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Lordsburg Taphouse and Grill opened in early June, bringing a new family dining spot... 

Food Court: Lordsburg Taphouse ready to serve

Monica Dien Staff Writer The Lordsburg Taphouse and Grill will take over the D Street home of T. Phillips Alehouse, which recently closed its doors. The Taphouse, scheduled to open by the end of the month, promises to have various new menu items and a variety of beers. The restaurant will feature a trendy but old school ambience, high quality ingredients and possibly wi-fi in the near future, said... 

Community News: Sipping through La Verne

<i>Community News</i>: Sipping through La Verne
House of Wings sous-chef Justin Renauld offers Susanne St. Pierre and Toni Carone a selection of specialty wings to sample at the La Verne Wine Walk Saturday. The event brought in eight live bands to downtown La Verne, along with wine tasting, street artists and sample platters from local restaurants. The event sold out with more than 600 participants. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Elsie Ramos Sports... 

Downtown welcomes new business

Downtown welcomes new business
Salon owner Blanca Moore has been cutting customer Leslie Averill’s hair for two years. Averill learned about Moore through her daughter and says that she drives to La Verne from Pasadena to come to Moore’s shop, Bebe’s Family Hair Design, because Moore gets to know her customers hair and does a great job. Bebe’s is located at 2119 Third Street, across the street from Caffé Allegro. / photo... 

Community News: Farmers market returns to downtown La Verne

<i>Community News</i>: Farmers market returns to downtown La Verne
Junior international business major Jennifer Valencia and sophomore athletic training major Stephanie Mendoza stop to check out a booth selling hand crafted wristbands and hair ties at the farmers market April 4. On Thursday nights in downtown La Verne, local food and craft venders come together and set up booths from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. / photo by Ryan Gann Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor After a three-month... 
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