The University Mall was once fields filled with rows of orange groves; 125 years later, on April 27, that space was brought to life with music, food and games as the community gathered to celebration of the University of La Verne’s Founders Day.
Alumnus and former professor of communications Bill Neill, who attended La Verne College from 1955 to 1964 as an education major presented just some of the over 60 hours of footage he has shot of The University and its many events over the years to a packed room Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
Green and orange flags and signs placed around campus built the community’s anticipation as staff, faculty and students gathered in front of Founders Hall to celebrate the University of La Verne’s 125th anniversary at convocation Aug. 31.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California declared a water shortage emergency on April 27, and issued a one-day-a-week outdoor watering restriction for parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, which is home to about 6 million southern Californians effective June 1.
Put on your dancing shoes and head over to downtown Pomona’s Second Street any fourth Sunday of the month to Walk The Beat as it livens up with free live music events in a variety of venues, within arms reach.