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Classic cars showcased in Old Town La Verne

Classic cars showcased in Old Town La Verne
Louie Gonzales (left) shows his 1969 Dodge Charger R/T at the annual Cool Cruise 2012 Car Show on Saturday in Old Town La Verne. Gonzales purchased the car in 1968 and has cared for it ever since. The car show invaded the streets of Old Town with over 400 participants, and many more spectators, who enjoyed fresh food, friendly people, classic cars and hot rods. Cool Cruise was originally proposed to... 

New salon brings color to Old Town

New salon brings color to Old Town
Julie Heuring from San Diego stops by Roots Hair Salon, which was opened by Amanda Clarke in January, to get her roots touched up. Heuring has been a customer of Heather Repee’s for over two years, and Repee has been styling hair for more than 10 years. Roots also offers a braid bar at the La Verne farmer’s market every Thursday night. / photo by Candice Salazar Shelby Nelson Staff Writer An array... 

La Verne gets a business boost

Allison Lavelle Staff Writer In an apparent upturn of the economy, Old Town La Verne is finding its businesses thriving and full of customers. After a period of time where there were several empty stores, the area around the University will be getting more businesses to fill the once vacant spots. According to Eric Scherer, the city of La Verne’s principal planner, there will be two brand new businesses... 

Chase’s Wine Bar hosts beer tasting event

Chase's Wine Bar hosts beer tasting event
Andy Dale, who co-owns and handles the marketing side of the Dale Bros. Brewery, distributes three different beers to the patrons of the new La Verne hot spot, Chase’s Wine Bar and Beer. The beer tasting event was held last weekend to help determine which of the Dale Bros. beers would be put on tap alongside the already popular brew Pomona Queen. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff... 

Halloween tricks, treats are caught on camera

Halloween tricks, treats are caught on camera
Cousins Parker (Darth Vader) and Will (dressed in a Cars Shirt), were brought to La Verne’s annual Trick or Treat Festival by their grandmother, Sheryl Roy. Roy said they have attended this event for the past four years. Employees in the shops of downtown La Verne hand out candy to children in costume to celebrate the event. / photo by Cameron Barr Allison Lavelle Staff Writer Darth Vader and Boba... 

Granny’s Yogurt livens up downtown

Granny’s Yogurt livens up downtown
Freshman art major Keoni Colson shares a frozen treat with Ariel Le at Granny’s Yogurt on Monday. Granny’s Yogurt, located on the corner of D and Third streets in downtown La Verne, offers a large variety of yogurt flavors and toppings. Customers serve themselves and pay by the ounce. In addition, the store offers boba teas, smoothies and cold drinks. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Brianna Means Staff... 

Restaurant Review: Dillon’s taste of the south

Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor The first thing I noticed walking into Dillon’s Pit Bar-B-Q was the warmth of the people working there. As they stood behind the counter, chatting as they waited for the customers of the day, you could tell that it was more of a family atmosphere than straight business. “The great thing is the owners had us meet each other before we started working,” cashier... 

New restaurant Chase’s attracts the University crowd

John Bottala Staff Writer The new hot spot in town, Chase’s, has been getting plenty of business from the University community with its fancy water walls, fire pits and happy hour specials. Owner Linda Wilkinson has been a La Verne resident for 23 years and felt there was a need for a restaurant like Chase’s in the area. “I have owned this property for about 15 years and I have seen a lot of... 

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... 

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress
University of La Verne juniors Julissa Cardenas and Angie Marcos enjoy lunch Tuesday at Warehouse Pizza. On the corner of Bonita Avenue and D Street. Known for its delicious pizza and antipasto salads, Warehouse, which opened in 1972, is a La Verne institution. / photo by Allison Lavelle Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Known for its piles of layered toppings on their pizzas and antipasto salads,... 
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