The city of La Verne’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony returned Monday evening – following a year hiatus due to the pandemic.
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After shuffling through multiple interim fire chiefs for over two years, the La Verne Fire Department hired Christopher Nigg, former Fire Marshal for Fullerton and Brea, to helm the department.
University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner leads participants in lighting candles during an online event to show solidarity for the Asian American Pacific Islander community Tuesday on Zoom.
The University of La Verne took the annual Scholarship Gala – traditionally a black tie dinner event – to a virtual realm this year, and still raised $605,000 in donations for the scholarship fund, exceeding the goal of $100,000 for Saturday’s event.
City Council member Tim Hepburn will take the gavel as La Verne mayor, following an upset election Tuesday in which he beat incumbent Don Kendrick, who has served as La Verne mayor since 2009.
Local frustrations reached a boiling point when La Verne residents filled the community center last Thursday night to meet the candidates running for city government positions this election season.
Crazy Inspiring Asians, a panel organized by senior public relations major Joshua Bay as part of his senior project, showcased the insights of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander leaders in the La Verne community on Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom.
Alumni gathered at the University Oct. 5 for an alumni awards reception and other activities to kick off homecoming.
Donations from Trustees, alumni, students and other supporters of the University helped raise $907,000 at the annual Scholarship Gala, Saturday in the Sheraton Fairplex conference hall. The night kicked off with a reception where select students, and guests mingled and snacked on hors d’oeuvres.
Shayla Rivera, a NASA aerospace engineer turned comedian and motivational speaker, gives the keynote speech for the Latino Education Access and Development Conference Saturday in Morgan Auditorium.