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.
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.
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.
Allyson Brantley delivered a presentation titled “Which Roads Lead to an HSI? The Palomares Colonia, Demographic Shifts, & the Transformation of the University of La Verne” before about 35 community members Nov. 26 in Quay Davis Executive Boardroom, with some joining on Zoom.
Snug up against the foothills, in the middle of suburban neighborhoods, the cobblestone Rubel Castle, operated by the Glendora Historical Society, continues to carry on one man’s dream of never growing up by offering tours.
The University of La Verne has named Kathy Duncan, professor of management, as the interim dean for the University of La Verne College of Health and Community Well-Being. Duncan will take the helm on Jan. 1.