When senior Yaya Pineda volunteered at the nonprofit Bright Horizon Group Home in Claremont two years ago for her community service class, she did not expect the experience to be so inspiring that she would choose to make helping the group home the focus of her senior project.
“Conquering Life Through Education,” a conference put on to educate foster children about higher education, was put on by three inspired University of la Verne students, Monique Chambers, Ana Casteneda and Christan Krusic.
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.