The city of La Verne is considering giving up its locally controlled fire department and instead contracting with Los Angeles County Fire Department for the same service instead as a way of addressing staffing shortages and other problems that have impeded the La Verne Fire Department recently.
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The U.S Congress may find itself transitioning to a system of remote voting soon due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has already already penetrated the capital walls with several members of Congress testing positive.
City Council member Tim Hepburn will take the gavel as La Verne mayor, following an upset election Tuesday in which he beat incumbent Don Kendrick, who has served as La Verne mayor since 2009.
After the city council rejected previous proposals to consider contracting with the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Councilman Muir Davis put forward a vote for a study – this time, one that would come at no cost to the city.
The La Verne community gathered Saturday at Wheeler Park to honor Bonita High School alumna Jordyn Rivera, who was a victim in the October 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting.
Ken Martinez, Jocyline Mixson Donna Marie Minano of the Inland Valley Repertoy Theatre sing Christmas carols Saturday in Mainiero Square before the Old Town La Verne Annual Holiday Stroll.
La Verne Mayor Don Kendrick was re-elected mayor in a close race with challenger Tim Hepburn Tuesday.
The mayoral and city council candidates answered questions submitted by the residents during a candidate’s forum Feb. 16 at City Hall.
For the first time in eight years, the current mayor of La Verne faces an opponent in the mayoral election March 7.
La Verne City Manager Bob Russi has hired a new assistant to oversee the city clerk, risk management and the election process among many other things.