The California Botanic Garden in Claremont hosted the “Waterwise Community Festival” Sunday to spread awareness about the issues of climate change and water conservation, and the particular challenges the state faces in light of a historic drought.
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.
Faculty and students at the University of La Verne acknowledged the struggles of Native Americans at the hands of their oppressors throughout history and reflected on the water Angelenos use at the Indigenous People's Day event on Monday via Zoom.
Flint, Michigan, has struggled with obtaining clean water since the 1970s, and today,nearly two years since fecal coliform bacteria was found in the water sources, CNN reports that Flint residents still do not have clean water.
The La Verne Law Review held a symposium to educate law students and the community about the impact of the drought, the legislation that has happened because of it, water allocation and water endowments March 20 at the College of Law.
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.
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.
The University of La Verne has named Kathy Duncan, professor of management, as the interim dean for the University of La Verne College of Health and Community Well-Being. Duncan will take the helm on Jan. 1.