The Pomona Cultural Arts Commission worked for the last two years to bring awareness to locally owned shops in the downtown and arts district area. This year, they decorated 30 businesses with blue and white balloons outside their doors to participate in Small Business Saturday.
After 25 years of covering the south wall of the Arts and Communications Building, the mural depicting historic La Verne, titled “Scrapbook,” is getting a face-lift. The mural, which faces Arrow Highway, is expected to be finished by mid-April.
Abundant citrus groves; quaint small town charm; a close-knit community – La Verne’s city art exemplifies all of these things and more as a new addition will be added to an entrance point into the city.
The hyperpop duo 100 gecs brought a new, intoxicating stage presence to the Glass House in Pomona at their April 14 show. 100 gecs’ performance was a stimulating mix of genres like electronica, pop and synthcore that I have never seen before at this venue.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.