The university makes standardized testing optional for undergraduate admission The University of La Verne announced today it will no longer require domestic first-time freshmen applicants to submit test scores from the SAT or ACT to qualify for admission to the university. The new admission policy removes artificial barriers that might otherwise prevent qualified students from furthering their educational goals. The change is in effect for first-time freshmen applying to start in the spring 2020 semester
Notice is hereby given that a General Municipal Election will be held for the City of La Verne on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, for the following: For Mayor: Full term of two yearsFor two (2) Members of the City Council: Full term of four years The nomination period for these offices begins on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, and closes on Monday, December 9, 2019, at 5:00 pm. If nomination papers for an incumbent officer of the city are not filed by December 9, 2019, the nomination period will be extended to
Nothing Bundt Cakes, offering a variety of handcrafted Bundt Cakes made with the finest ingredients, will celebrate National Bundt Day, Nov. 15, with a nationwide Bundt Bash, featuring a giveaway of its celebratory Confetti Bundtlets at all 300+ bakery locations. At 11:15 a.m. local time, each bakery will get the party started by giving out free Confetti Bundtlets – miniature Bundt Cakes – to every guest who visits the bakery, while supplies last. The first 22 people in line will receive free Bundtlets for
Veteran Nitro Funny Car driver Jeff Arend will drive the Nitro Funny Car owned by the Russo family at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at the Pomona Fairplex November 14 – 17, 2019. California Pest Management will sponsor a press opportunity for photos and interviews of the car owners, Peter and Helen Russo along with the La Verne based Driver, Jeff Arend Wednesday November 13, 2019 from 11 am to 1 pm at the California Pest Management offices (908 Palomares Ave, La Verne, CA). Corner Butcher Shop will be serving
If your favorite part of the holidays is decorating, have we got a deal for you! During David & Margaret Youth and Family Services' Holiday Service Day on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., you can help deck the halls for youth in foster care! Projects include indoor and outdoor decorating, craft prep, and more. Fun for the whole family! Sign up at bit.ly/HolidayServiceDay2019.
Over the past decade, the City of La Verne’s revenues have not kept pace with rising costs required to maintain city services and facilities. The City has been proactive in responding to this challenge by reducing expenses wherever feasible while maintaining quality city services. However, without added revenues, the prospect of maintaining City services at current levels is uncertain. The City implemented a set of budget control measures more than 10 years ago. In addition to having fewer employees today
David & Margaret Youth and Family Services welcomes the community to its Annual Holiday Open House and Boutique on Saturday, Dec. 7, 3:00-5:00 p.m. This free, fun-filled family event features live music, crafts, photos with Santa, games and activities for kids of all ages, and a holiday boutique with local vendors. Bring a gift card or unwrapped give valued at $20 or more to brighten the holidays for youth with a history of foster care, and be entered in the holiday raffle!
On the steps of Pomona City Hall - and surrounded by hundreds of elected officials and community stakeholders - the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority signed the Glendora to Montclair project’s design-build contract on October 4, 2019 (see photo below). The Kiewit-Parsons team was awarded the contract that includes an $805.6 million base scope for the first nine miles of the project from Glendora to Pomona, with a two-year contract option to complete the full 12.3-mile project to Montclair for a
The lack of housing affordability has reached crisis levels. For the first time in the 20-year history of the Public Policy Institute of California poll, homelessness was named by the most Californians as the state’s top issue. Policymakers must be bold and take on big-picture solutions to tackle this complex problem. Controller Yee applauds the Legislature’s prioritization of housing, and she has called for comprehensive action centered on zoning changes. While legislative solutions are critical, they
Shop local. Win prizes. Your La Verne Chamber of Commerce is rallying the neighborhood to Shop Small by inviting the community to join us on Small Business Saturday. On Saturday November 30, we encourage you to shop at the businesses you love, and for every purchase of $25 or more you make, you will earn a FREE raffle ticket! Prizes include gift certificates to your favorite La Verne spots, gift baskets and more! Winners will be notified the week of December 9th. Why go out of the community for your
The University of La Verne welcomed Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) earlier this month as the newest community partner of the Randall Lewis Center for Well-Being and Research, designed to promote and develop healthy lifestyles among the university’s students, employees, and regional community members. The partnership will allow both organizations to explore and develop collaborative programs focused on nutrition, physical health, mental well-being, and joint research with faculty.“The university is proud
David & Margaret Youth and Family Services is looking for arts and crafts vendors to take part in its Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 7, 3-5 p.m. The event will feature all the usual holiday fun stuff - music, snacks, activities for kids, Santa - and you? Whether it's your main business or a side gig, it's a great way to advertise and let attendees get some shopping done! A donation of 10% of sales at the event is requested and will go toward activities for residents. For information, contact
The Board of Directors of the La Verne Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce the establishment of the La Verne Chamber of Commerce Excellence in La Verne Awards. This year we will be honoring businesses for outstanding contributions to the economic health and quality of life in La Verne.We are currently seeking nominations for amazing entrepreneurs, businesses owners and individuals to honor at the 2020 Excellence in La Verne Awards in the following categories: Business of the Year New Business
In advance of the 2019-20 school year, Bonita Council PTA in partnership with the La Verne and San Dimas Chambers of Commerce encourages ALL chamber members to participate in the value-added Shop Local Membership Perks Program for current PTA and PTSA members. Members from the La Verne and San Dimas Chambers of Commerce can sign up to participate in this NO COST promotional opportunity by completing a simple application and commit to offer a promotion to the current Bonita Council PTA members (The
Welcome to the first article in a series designed to help ensure you are maximizing your chamber benefits. For the first article, we thought it was fitting to talk about the Member Information Center – the point of access to all your online benefits and information. The Member Information Center can be accessed at www.LaVerneChamber.org/login/. If you do not have your username and password contact the chamber. Once you login you will be greeted with something similar to the image below.This is the