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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Los Angeles County is looking to put more contracts into the hands of small business owners. The county’s Contracting Connections program seeks to increase the percentage of eligible contracts that go to certified local small businesses to 25 percent. The program — a four-year effort led by the Board of Supervisors and managed by the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs — ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article
Monday, September 18, 2017
Newly Opened Bakery Makes Itself at Home in New Community La Verne, Calif. – Nothing Bundt Cakes , a bakery that serves premium-quality bundt cakes available in a variety of sizes and classic flavors, opened its doors in La Verne (2084 Foothill Blvd. Suite H) in May, and has already made a name for itself among the locals. Not only does the bakery provide delicious treats for gatherings ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Having a B.L.A.S.T. at Bliss Academy! For parents of children with autism and developmental disabilities, finding an educational nurturing environment is crucial. Bliss Academy, the former Haynes School of Autism and located on the campus of the Haynes Family of Programs in La Verne, brings a positive balance to these children through mind, body and spirit. And parents of the students say it ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Education
Monday, September 11, 2017
Rigoberta Menchú Tum, a Guatemalan activist whose defense of human rights and indigenous people earned her a Nobel Peace Prize in 1992, will visit the University of La Verne on Sept. 25 to talk about her work. Tum rose to prominence in the late 1970s as an activist against human rights violations committed by Guatemalan armed forces during the country’s civil war, which lasted from ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Monday, September 11, 2017
So often we commemorate the day or memorialize an overwhelming mass tragedy, but lose sight of the individuals, the moments in time, the instances that change our world. The below letter, written to a 9/11 survivor, to the police officer who saved her that day, could easily go out to any Officer in the field today. In instances each and every day, they give of themselves selflessly, without ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
The heritage building at 2334 & 2336 D Street is located in the heart of Old Town and is home to A Place In Time Children’s Boutique and Wild Earth Spa, respectively. Luis & Maria Faura, owners of the building, began their efforts to restore and rehabilitate the building in 2015. Through incorporating features such as red brick, “gooseneck” lamps, decorative molding and a ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
CHANGES COMING TO OLD TOWN LA VERNE The City will enter a contract with Segura Associates to provide landscape and hardscape design services in order to accommodate a new stage at Mainiero Square at the southwest corner of Third and D Streets. It is expected that other improvements will be studied and proposed through this process. Approval for the new design is expected after the first of the ...read more
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Linco Picture Framing General Manager Laura Lindemann-Delk and her husband Chad Delk are happy to announce a new addition to the Linco family. Baby Sadie Mae will be joining the framing world this October. The couple were married at Sweet Pea Ranch in Upland in April 2016 and currently live in San Dimas. Family owned and operated for more than 41 years, Linco has been serving the picture framing ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017, Gilead Sciences celebrated the grand opening of their La Verne campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new site located at 1800 Wheeler Avenue, hosted honored guests, including Dr. Jill Adler-Moore, who conducted the research that helped lead to the development of AmBisome® (amphotericin B) liposome for injection, a treatment for visceral leishmaniasis and ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Each year, the LA County Fair honors Community Heroes from surrounding cities for the duration of the Fair. Wednesday, Sept. 13, is La Verne Day at the Fair, a day celebrating La Verne’s volunteers, humanitarians, students, neighbors and organizations who make their city a better place. The day’s festivities include a Community Hero celebration at 3 p.m. followed by a Community Parade ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Monday, August 21, 2017
A group art exhibition that examines historical and social issues surrounding the availability, use, and impact of guns in America opens Sept. 5 at the University of La Verne. “Unloaded” includes Mel Chin’s “Cross of the Unforgiven,” eight AK-47s configured in the shape of a Maltese cross, and Lauren Adams’ “Granny Smith & Wesson,” an ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Monday, August 21, 2017
Outdoor Elegance is proud to be a local neighborhood family business in the City of La Verne for over a quarter of a century, supporting our La Verne Chamber of Commerce since 1996. We enjoy giving back to our community through fundraising efforts and donations to Haynes Family of Programs, David & Margaret Foundation, Holy Name of Mary parish, numerous sponsorships to our local community ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest
Thursday, June 01, 2017
State Mandated Commercial Recycling-AB 341 Those businesses and multi family complexes who generate more than 4 cubic yards of organic waste per week which includes food scraps, flowers, grass and tree clippings MUST have organics recycling service. Those businesses who generate more than 4 cubic yards of waste per week and multi family complexes with 5 or more units, MUST have recycling ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article