The University of La Verne and the city of Ontario are negotiating property exchanges that could allow the University to expand its Ontario presence via the new college of health and possibly other programs.
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A pedestrian bridge above Arrow Highway in La Verne has been in discussion among city officials since 2003.
One year, five months, and 20 days. That is how long it took University of La Verne football player Cole Roberts to achieve his goal of stepping onto the field of Ortmayer Stadium after a severe two car accident that doctors once thought would leave him unable to walk.
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.
The University of La Verne had 178 student-athletes qualify for the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s All-Academic team for 2020-2021.
It was an afternoon baseball game at Claremont High School in late March. Looking around and taking in the scene, you would not think this was only the third game hosted on campus since the pandemic halted almost every aspect of American life – schools most strikingly.
After dropping the first game of their series in Redlands on Friday, the Leopards sent their seniors off triumphantly by winning both games of the doubleheader on Senior Night on Saturday. It was the first series win for La Verne on the year and put their final record at 4-5 for the pandemic-shortened 2021 season.
A defensive miscue in the ninth of game one and a bullpen meltdown in game three turned a potential three game sweep of Cal Lutheran into a 1-2 series loss for the Leopards over the weekend.
After winning their pandemic-delayed season opener by a score of 12-1, La Verne would drop the next two games to lose the season series against Chapman on Saturday and Sunday.
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.