Safety and communication are the city of La Verne’s top priorities, say officials, as construction of part of a 9.1 mile Foothill Gold Line extension project to build new stations from Glendora to Pomona is ongoing.
Juan Calderon, a construction worker on the Foothill Gold Line light rail project, hammers rail joints to ensure the Metro line tracks are up to safety standards Monday at the construction site at the corner of D Street and Arrow Highway in La Verne.
The city of La Verne is working on a project of new retail and residential units that, along with a commuter rail station, is expected to bring new business and visitors to the city and the University.
In preparation for the 2028 Olympic Games, Los Angeles County is investing in its currently disjointed public transit system by bringing a new Gold Line train station to La Verne less than a block away from campus.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.