For the first time in eight years, the current mayor of La Verne faces an opponent in the mayoral election March 7.
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The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority hosted an event to discuss the Metro Gold Line extension to Montclair – and the Los Angeles County ballot measure that would fund the project – last week in the Smith Campus Center at Pomona College.
A longtime fixture in La Verne’s public service sector, City Councilman Robert Rodriguez died July 6 from respiratory failure. He was 83 and in the middle of his eighth term on the council.
Recently completed renovations to Leo Hall, which have updated its aesthetics and made it accessible to students with disabilities have also evoked feelings of loss among some faculty.
A host of speakers, friends and community members – many donning cowboy hats, bandanas and boots – showed up to bid a final farewell to the Morgans at the Western themed “Out the Door” Barbecue Saturday.
Until this month, the 103-year-old city of La Verne had never elected a woman to serve on its city council. On Monday history was made as Donna Nasmyth and Robin Carder – also both ULV employees – took the oath of office.
Faculty, staff and donors dressed in formal attire, gathered to celebrate the completion of the five-year, $42 million Building on Excellence Campaign at the President’s Dinner Gala on Feb. 28 with a Brazilian inspired theme.
La Verne will have a new mayor on March 3 for the first time in 27 years, and there is only one candidate.
Jon Blickenstaff is bowing out gracefully.
Susan Acker Managing Editor A new addition to La Verne is making art accessible in a new way. Cathy Henley-Erickson, professor of English emerita at the University of La Verne, is the city’s first poet laureate. “It’s another form of our emphasis on public art,” Jon Blickenstaff, La Verne mayor, said. La Verne has an […]