In Bethany Wiggins’ newest novel “Stung” the bees are disappearing and crops are dying. To help, the government has been breeding bees in labs to help save the population. Unfortunately, children stung by these super bees die. If they get vaccinated against the stings they end up turning to violent, killer beasts. Sounds like a good time right?
With a title like “The Teleportation Accident” you expect to hear about the sci-fi adventures of a nerdy, awkward pre-teen. Instead, Ned Beauman’s novel takes readers back to a vague historical reference to the 1930s to follow the misadventures of Egon Loeser in his passionate attempt to get laid during Hitler’s rise to power.
Forget the movie. Forget Demi Moore. Forget the nudity. Carl Hiaasen's "Strip Tease," written three years before Moore made headlines for accepting $12 million for the starring role, is a dark, witty political satire with one main message at its core: politics is a dirty business, but, then again, so is everything else.
A womanizing, overeating, uninformed southern governor runs for president on a platform of not being a politician and appealing to the “normal” folks. By a fluke, he does surprisingly well, overcoming nearly impossible odds and wins the Democratic primary.
After three years of fundraising, two years of house hunting and one false start, the University of La Verne Board of Trustees funded a $2.5 million Claremont home to be regarded as the new “University house.”
National CORE, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is leading a permanent supportive housing project, 740 Foothill Community, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between the cities of San Dimas and La Verne. Both cities are opposed to the project.