Under the shelter of the orange trees, time stood still. Children ran and played hide-and-seek with their shadows as the sunlight splashed through the tree tops. Lazy Saturdays picking sweet oranges in the orchard have begun again.
Despite its stucco finish and corporate logos, La Verne hasn’t always been a suburban paradise. Before the pavement and smog, row upon row of orange trees called her home; a heritage La Verne holds dear.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.