In an effort to unite the entire downtown area of La Verne and encourage alternate forms of transportation, a transit center, recently named Old Town Plaza is set to open in late March. The plaza is being built by the city at “D” Street and Bonita Avenue.
“Whatever the customer decides they are worth to him or her is accepted as payment.” This is the policy of a unique bookstore that has become a safe haven for many senior citizen residents of Hillcrest Homes in La Verne who have outlived their financial resources.
City of La Verne Mayor Jon Blickenstaff (left) takes time out during Tuesday’s City Council meeting to present Dr. Stephen Morgan with a plaque commemorating Dr. Morgan’s 10 years of service as president of the University of La Verne.
Should students have to risk injury to get to class, the library, their residence hall or even the neighborhood convenience store? The obvious answer is no, yet students and faculty alike must gamble with their lives each and every time they need to cross the intersection of Second and “D” Streets.
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.
It has been 15 long, spectacular years of coaching at the University of La Verne for Owen Wright, professor of physical education, who will retire this month. But for Wright, he will take with him fond memories of ULV when he moves to Oregon next month.