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Pageant hopefuls use beauty to make money

When someone hears the words beauty pageant, images of rhinestone studded tiaras, fake tears and amateur talent showcases may invade her brain.

Pageant seeking beauties

For those women looking for an opportunity to earn scholarship money and represent the city of La Verne, the Miss La Verne Pageant 2006 may be something to look into.

Student juggles beauty contests with classes

When most people think of beauty pageants, bleached blonde hair, fake orange tans, contrived speeches, superficiality and blinding white smiles are just some of the stereotypes that may come to mind.

Miss La Verne 2003 still awaits her award

When La Kia (Sims) Pearson was crowned Miss La Verne in Feb. 2003, she knew she would be making history as the first African American to win the title.

Davis takes tiara in Miss La Verne pageant

“I was expecting to receive another envelope,” said La Verne Mayor Jon Blickenstaff before he re-announced Erin Zabarnick as the runner-up to a shocked crowd. Seconds before, he had announced the new Miss La Verne Sarah Davis as the runner-up.

Pageant puts animal pals in spotlight

Animals paraded across the stage doing tricks and showing off costumes at the La Verne Community Center last weekend.

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