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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,... 

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... 

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... 

Downtown event makes Halloween safe

Downtown event makes Halloween safe
LVTV’s Jennifer Barlow and Taline Baghdadlian interview and hear jokes from Nathan and Rebecca Keeler at the annual Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday in Mainiero Square. This is LVTV’s second year participating in the downtown trick-or-treating event. It offers a safe area for kids to go trick-or-treating and to be featured on live television. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Kristen Campbell Editor... 

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... 

Chamela Grill brings new flavor to La Verne

Tennille Wright Staff Writer The host greets you with a cheerful smile as you are escorted to your indoor or outdoor seat for an enjoyable dining experience. Bright, friendly and clean, Chamela Grill, a new restaurant on Bonita Avenue, off D street in downtown La Verne, replaces the former Casa Garcia, with similar Mexican fare. “I just thought this was a nice little quiet place to start,” said... 

Cool Cruise turns downtown La Verne into hot rod heaven

Cool Cruise turns downtown La Verne into hot rod heaven
More than 500 custom classic cars converged in downtown La Verne on Saturday to strut their stuff for the annual Cool Cruise car show. Cal State Long Beach student T.J. Mills checks out a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air owned by Doc Conroy of West Covina. It was one of hundreds of customized and restored cars on display at the annual Cool Cruise car show in downtown La Verne on Saturday. Mills attended the... 
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