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Drought cancels Mt. Baldy ski season

Drought cancels Mt. Baldy ski season
After record-breaking rains in February, Mt. Baldy still has not received enough snow to open for ski season. In prior years, the mountain would have normally received 40 inches of snow by this time. But this year, it has received only a fraction of that amount. Unless the mountain receives substantial late season snow, the ski, snowboard and tubing trails will remain closed. / photo by Alison Rodriguez  Read More →

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... 

Rain puts damper on spring

Rain puts damper on spring
Senior criminology major Claudia Gonzalez steps under a canopy in front of the Barkley Building on D Street on her way to class Monday morning. The surprise rain showers continued all day Monday and into Tuesday morning. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Rainy day blues

Rainy day blues
Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Jonathan Reed endures the light rain crossing through the Johnson Family Plaza Wednesday. The storm on Wednesday created flooding in La Fetra Lecture Hall, which caused Phi Sigma Sigma, who was hosting a recruitment event in the hall, to be evacuated. No rain is in the forecast for the upcoming week. Reed has held several positions in his 20-year career... 

New month brings new weather

New month brings new weather
The first raindrops of the fall season arrived at the University of La Verne campus on Wednesday. While the rain grows stronger, criminology major Staci Saddoris walks south on C Street on her way to parking lot D to go home after class. / photo by Denisse Leung    Read More →

Heat wave replaced with downpour

Heat wave replaced with downpour
On Wednesday storm clouds blanketed La Verne, bringing rain and cold weather to Southern California. Within one week Southern California went from daytime highs exceeding 100 degrees to temperatures in the low-to-mid 60s. The Athletic Pavilion, built in 1973 costing about $2.5 million. Its life expectancy is estimated at 30 years to 50 years. Some severe weather in recent years has caused the pavilion’s... 

Record high temperatures hit Southern California

Record high temperatures hit Southern California
Michael Lightenberg, of the Chino Ice Service, brings ice to the empty ice chest at Circle K. Lightenberg has delivered ice over the last few days which have been the hottest on record. Circle K has become a refuge from the heat for students and locals alike, with its supply of ice, slushies and other frozen commodities./ photo by Warren Bessant Carly Hill Arts Editor With temperatures in La Verne... 

Snow fall hits San Gabriel Mountains

Snow fall hits San Gabriel Mountains
North of the University of La Verne, high in the San Gabriel Mountains lies a large carved “L” built to be the highest university initial in the United States. The letter “L” was constructed by the student body in 1919. Engineers Isaac Funderburgh, Davis Bomberger, George HollenBerg and Carl Rexrod used dormitory sheets to lay out the letter and then returned to the campus to view the results.... 
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Heat wave finally gives way to rain

Heat wave finally gives way to rain
Most people on the University of La Verne campus Tuesday and Wednesday traded in their flip flops for sneakers and boots. The 80 percent chance of rain did not let up through both days. / photo by Erin Maxwell The first rainy day of the season Tuesday was the day everyone anticipated after the long lingering heat wave of the summer. Students walked around in the rain unlike any other day while others... 
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