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Glendora sheds light on Earth Day

Glendora sheds light on Earth Day
George Munoz of the Glendora Parks and Trees Division and David Borunda of the Parks and Recreation Department distributed helium balloons to community members last Saturday in honor of Earth Day at the Glendora City Hall, Public Library and Plaza. Events and activities in celebration of Earth Day were kicked off with a bike ride at 8:30 a.m. and included free environmentally friendly waste and recycling... 

Skaters OLLEY for funds

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Skaters celebrated spring break by grinding half pipes for a good cause with a block party on Saturday, held by the”Only Live Life Extreme… Yourself” foundation for the youth in the community. The OLLEY foundation’s goal is to inspire others to live the”OLLEY life-style” and raise the bar to be the best at whatever they do. “We want them to be the best... 

Glendora braces for mudslides

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Parts of Glendora and Azusa affected by the Colby Fire last month are now facing mandatory evacuations as the heavy rain expected this weekend poses the thread of mudslides. The burned areas are at a higher risk for flooding, mudslides and debris buildup during periods of rain. Properties north of Sierra Madre Avenue between the western city boundaries... 

Community News: Garden benefits community

Monique Parra Staff Writer From feeding neighbors from a single seed to now feeding over 6,000 people each month, Sowing Seeds for Life provides groceries twice a month to families who live in Los Angeles County between downtown Los Angeles and Claremont. Sowing Seeds for Life, a non-profit organization, began in 2007 when Vicki Brown, CEO of DPI Labs, decided she wanted to give back to her community. Starting... 

Chalking it up in Glendora

Chalking it up in Glendora
Tami Reigner adds finishing touches to her chalk piece “Psalm 27” in Saturday’s Glendora Chalk Festival, sponsored by the Village Business Improvement District. The Ecuadorian native has participated in the last five chalk festivals. People of all ages from the San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire area came to create chalk drawings on the sidewalk and compete for cash prizes in five categories,... 

Happenings

Art and Grafitti Empowerment The sociology and anthropology department will host “Empowerment Through Art and Grafitti” Friday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. in Sneaky Park and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. There will be live music and performances along with a graffiti wall and speakers who will talk about the role of graffiti in society. Piano Festival The music department continues... 

Donut Man attracts sweet crowd

Donut Man attracts sweet crowd
The Donut Man, located in Glendora, has been serving fried, sugary treats to its customers for over 40 years. Established in 1972, the Donut Man is famous for their special donuts filled with fresh fruits such as strawberries and peaches when in season. Peaches are in-season in the summer, but you can get a strawberry one right now at any time since they are open 24 hours. / photo by Christopher Mora Veronica... 

First person experience: Imagination rules at Rubel Castle

<i>First person experience</i>: Imagination rules at Rubel Castle
The Glendora Historical Society gives tours of the enormous, multileveled Rubel Castle and provides information about all the interesting and unique artifacts that reside there. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Allison Lavelle Staff Writer Hidden in the foothills of Glendora is a castle that embodies child-like imagination, hard work and the spirit of giving. When I first walked up to the gate of Rubel Castle,... 

Restaurant Review: Flappy Jack’s flips delicious food

Michael Phillips Copy Editor There is a saying that if a restaurant is constantly busy, then the food must be good. Flappy Jack’s Pancake House Restaurant in Glendora more than proves this sentiment. I arrived at the restaurant to find every table in the restaurant full and approximately 10 to 15 people waiting outside to be seated. Twenty five minutes later when I was seated I could not help but... 

Blue Chair offers more than books

Michael Phillips Copy Editor Blue Chair Children’s Books in Glendora is more than a place to purchase books, it is a kitchen, a castle, a space ship, sometimes a Quidditch field and much more. The front area of Blue Chair appears to be a regular book store, but in the back there is a large blue chair in a corner, a tall rock climbing area, and a large castle. The book store is owned by former English... 
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