Local frustrations reached a boiling point when La Verne residents filled the community center last Thursday night to meet the candidates running for city government positions this election season.
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The La Verne Police Department, with the La Verne Fire Department, arrived on scene Monday evening after a report came in that a vehicle struck a pedestrian who was jaywalking on D Street, just north of Arrow Highway, near the access road into the parking structure.
The Great California ShakeOut last Thursday allowed millions of people to practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On,” in case of an emergency earthquake.
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.
As fires rage across the state with a rising death toll – of more than 59 at press time Thursday – it’s clear that climate change and human impact have intensified California’s prolonged fire seasons.
The La Verne Firefighters Association, the local chapter of the International Association of Firefighters union, is suing the city of La Verne, La Verne Fire Chief Peter Jankowski and Battalion Chief Michael Thompson.
Hundreds of University of La Verne students were evacuated from their classrooms and dormitories around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday after an earthquake rattled the University, prompting a school-wide check for structural damage and gas leaks and interrupting the first session of many evening courses.
The La Verne City Council last week approved a cost-saving measure regarding Fire Department staffing, over the objections of many who are afraid the change will diminish the safety of city residents.
Approximately 15 Bonita High School students were hospitalized after ingesting an unknown substance Thursday afternoon, according to La Verne Police Lt. Tom Frayeh.
Capt. Todd Hartounian and engineer Leo Kilman from the La Verne Fire Department work with their team and volunteers from the La Verne community to handle and treat dummy victims of a simulated bomb blast during the first set of Disaster Management trainings Nov. 3 in Sneaky Park.