Plastic bags are found everywhere – they line our trashcans, tangle themselves in telephone lines, float across busy highways and drift into the ocean only to end up being eaten by a seal or turtle. After they serve their purpose of holding our groceries, plastic bags are disposed of without a second thought of where they end up next.
California took the first step to prevent plastic from continuing to compromise the environment after Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB270, which bans the use of single-use plastic bags at convenience and grocery stores as well as pharmacies.
Snug up against the foothills, in the middle of suburban neighborhoods, the cobblestone Rubel Castle, operated by the Glendora Historical Society, continues to carry on one man’s dream of never growing up by offering tours.
Allyson Brantley delivered a presentation titled “Which Roads Lead to an HSI? The Palomares Colonia, Demographic Shifts, & the Transformation of the University of La Verne” before about 35 community members Nov. 26 in Quay Davis Executive Boardroom, with some joining on Zoom.