Aryn Plax

Bill to lower alcohol limit for DUIs

Two years after losing his 15-month-old son to a drunk driver, mixed martial arts fighter Marcus Kowal is now spearheading efforts to lower the legal intoxication limit for DUIs.

FBI, LVPD investigate hate crimes

The La Verne Police Department and the FBI are continuing to investigate an apparent hate crime involving an online threat and arson that occurred on campus last Thursday and Friday, prompting the cancellation of classes.

Voting age could be lowered to 17

In a recent informal poll of 20 University of La Verne students, half said they would support lowering the voting age to 17 in California.

University grapples with aftermath of apparent hate crimes

In response to last week's apparent hate crimes –  a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student's car – several students rallied in Johnson Family Plaza to condemn these actions, while faculty discussed the appropriate response at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.

Assembly bill could require full day kindergarten by ’21

A new assembly bill could require California public schools to implement full-day kindergarten programs by the year 2021. 

Council rejects free study

After the city council rejected previous proposals to consider contracting with the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Councilman Muir Davis put forward a vote for a study – this time, one that would come at no cost to the city.

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