In most large cities like Pasadena and Los Angeles, Asian oriented shops can be seen competing alongside the kings of coffee houses. But unlike Starbucks and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, the people choose to wait in long lines for something other than aromatic coffee blends. Known as "bubble tea" or "boba" to its Taiwanese creators, this odd looking concoction is served in a drink flavor of your choice, and is sipped and chewed simultaneously from a straw hole three-quarters of an inch wide.
So many things to do, to see, to try, but so little time. Students are probably wondering what is there to do, at such a small school and community. Although the University of La Verne is not surrounded by franchises, it is fortunate to have small, Mom and Pop businesses and restaurants that have a sociable ambiance.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California declared a water shortage emergency on April 27, and issued a one-day-a-week outdoor watering restriction for parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties, which is home to about 6 million southern Californians effective June 1.
The exhibition “Chicano Park Muralists in Pomona Con Safos,” which explores the history and roots of Chicano heritage through the art of 15 mural artists and two photographers from Chicano Park in San Diego, is on display now at the dA center in Pomona.