La Verne Magazine
Vol. 22, No. 2
Spring 1998

"La Verne's Small-Town Businesses"

The elements of earth, wind and fire are molded together at Gainey Ceramics as a dust laden Jose "Chuy" Guzman dons his finishing knife on yet another jigger pot. For the past 48 years, workers have toiled among drying rooms and 2,000-degree F kilns manufacturing ceramic and terra cotta products at the family owned and operated business.

Photography by Ryan Sones


From the Editor

by Rob Strauss

Searching the City for Trades of Many Shades

by Andrea Gardner
illustration by Stephanie Lesniak

Printing is His Passion

by Rob Strauss
photography by Summer Herndon

Making Music Heard 'Round the World

by Rob Strauss

From Saigon to the White House to La Verne: A Life in Pictures

by Michael Anklin
photography by Ryan Sones

Making Masterpiece Signs Out of Metal

by Erin Grycel
photography by Michael P. Bailey

Treasures From Grandmother's Attic

by Erin Grycel
photography by Summer Herndon

Davis Family 'Kappit': Putting a Family Signature Hat on the Athletic and Collegiate World

by Katrina Hall
photography by Michael P. Bailey

Christmas 365 Days a Year

by Louise Glanzrock
photography by Scott Harvey

Barber Shop Rockwell Visions

by Nune Gazdhyan
photography by Alen Zilic

Paper-Pak: An Absorbing Industry

by Katrina Hall
photography by Ryan Sones

Racing Hamsters and Teachers' Pets

by Laura Czingula
photography by Christie Reed

Business Return to Home-Sweet-Home

by Andrea Gardner
photography by Christie Reed

In Search of Business Success: One Student's Journey to Start a Business in La Verne

by Michael Anklin

Tiny Asian Restaurant Satisfies Big Appetites

by Laura Czingula
photography by Ryan Sones

Churning Milk Into Fiscal Success

by J.R. Gonsalves
photography by Ryan Sones

The Man Behind the Medicine

by Louise Glanzrock
photography by Summer Herndon

Creating a Warehouse-Sized Pizza Business

by J.R. Gonsalves
illustration by Stephanie Lesniak

Baking Clay For Pay

by Nune Gazdhyan
photography by Ryan Sones


Soft spoken, hard working and relentlessly fulfilled is Robert Sturrock, owner of Sturrock's Christmas Tree Farm in San Dimas. Sturrock started the tree farm in 1961 and has made it successful, selling 2,500 trees in 1996 and 700 in 1997.

Photography by Scott Harvey


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