Disheartening images of drought-ridden California land, the 2011 Egyptian revolution and the 2008 Russo-Georgia War shocked the approximately 35 people in attendance for Los Angeles Times photographer Michael Robinson Chávez’s lecture Feb. 18 in the Campus Center Ballroom.
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Students and faculty members gathered in the Carlson Gallery Oct. 1 to view photographer Jennifer Little’s photographs on Owens Lake and the ecological and environment effects of the Los Angeles Aqueduct at the “100 Years of Dust: Owens Lake and the Los Angeles Aqueduct” photo reception.
The La Verne Law Review held a symposium to educate law students and the community about the impact of the drought, the legislation that has happened because of it, water allocation and water endowments March 20 at the College of Law.
The drought has forced Californians to conserve water, which has affected local businesses, especially the Coiner Nursery in La Verne, which is surviving by selling more succulents.
La Verne faces the distress of California’s three-year drought with newly introduced regulations on water use.
The city of La Verne has enacted voluntary water conservation restrictions after Gov. Jerry Brown made a statewide call for regulations at the beginning of the year.
La Verne has placed mandatory water restrictions on its residents, including the University of La Verne, requiring everyone to use less water or pay penalties.
Al Clark, associate vice president and professor of humanities, spoke Tuesday about the his research on the San Gabriel River Watershed.
With mandatory water restrictions on the horizon this summer, the La Verne City Council this week adopted a resolution and an ordinance calling for voluntary water reduction in the city.