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Orange picking has broad appeal

Orange picking has broad appeal
Barbara and Paul Bieau fill bags of oranges with their granddaughter, Jenna Rosbrugh, at Heritage Park’s annual Orange Picking. For $5 a bag, visitors can fill as many sacks as they like. The orange groves are open to the to the public Saturdays starting in January and ending when all the oranges are gone. Tomorrow will be the last day for picking this year. / photo by Veronica Orozco Tyler Harrison Staff... 

Picking event has broad appeal

Picking event has broad appeal
Alex and Irene Levkoff of San Dimas visited Heritage Park in La Verne for orange picking Saturday. The park is open for orange picking Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through mid-March, and each bag of oranges is $5. Lemons and grapefruits can also be picked. / photo by Katherine Careaga Monica Dien Staff Writer The sweet fragrance of ripe oranges pierced through the air at Heritage Park, La Verne’s... 

Family fun is fruitful at Heritage Park

Family fun is fruitful at Heritage Park
Adam Young and his sons Branden and Ryan Young experienced for the first time picking their own oranges at Heritage Park in La Verne on Feb. 11. Heritage Park will offer orange picking until March. / photo by Cassandra Egan Mariela Patron Staff Writer Families and friends got a taste of the past when they came together to be part of La Verne’s orange picking tradition in one of the city’s... 

Heritage Park orange groves offer a taste of old La Verne

Heritage Park orange groves offer a taste of old La Verne
Thomas and Dawn Pint, residents of Chino, brought their 18-month-old daughter Kaylin to Heritage Park for orange picking Saturday. Heritage Park is located near the foothills north of the 210 Freeway, just east of Wheeler Avenue. / photo by Allison Lavelle Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer Heritage Park – the last of La Verne’s old orange groves and home to the Weber House – is abuzz with... 

Heritage Park welcomes children for Spring Squeeze

Debbie Allison Staff Writer More than 150 preschool and elementary school children gathered at Heritage Park on March 18 to catch a glimpse of La Verne’s past at the seventh annual Spring Squeeze. Beginning March 9 and ending March 19, mornings at the Weber Ranch portion of the park were reserved for children from local schools. While attending, they came and learned the “ins and outs” of La... 

Orange grove celebrates La Verne's roots

Orange grove celebrates La Verne's roots
Marie Kelly and her grandson, Justin Boultwood, were among many from the La Verne community at Heritage Park Saturday for the opportunity to pick oranges for purchase. The event marks the ninth year that the park has hosted orange picking for the community. The orange groves will be open every Saturday until March 20 for those who may want to go orange picking this spring. / photo by Christopher... 
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