La Verne Magazine
Vol. 24, No. 2
Summer 2000

Betty Klousek sold her goods at a store in Glendora called The Irish Nook for 13 years before she moved to La Verne in 1995. In the back offices of her current store, hundreds of thousands of beads and gems are stored and labeled, ready to be replacements on items in need of repair.

Photography by Matt Wright


From the Editor...

by Allison Moore

Fostering Hope Once Child at a Time

by Summer L. Douglass
photography by Erica Paal

1-On-1: Mentors Shape Future

by Jeanette M. Neyman
illustration by Sarah Henry

ULV Alumnus Dedicates Life to At-Risk Youth

by Jeanette M. Neyman
photography by Jason Cooper

Family Life Resides at Village In(n) Form of Mainstay Waitress

by Heather Baxter
photography by Jason Cooper

Husband, Wife Resist Signs to Slow Down

by Araceli Esparza
photography by Juan Garcia

Man's Best Friend Gets Second Chance

by Kelly Serrano
photography by Natalie Fowle

Business Offers Generations of Antiques

photography by Matt Wright

New Heroes Descends Upon Downtown La Verne

by Danny Eckardt
photography by Naoko Yokota

Controllers Clear Skies for Brackett Fliers

by Allison Moore
photography by Matt Wright

Family Man Plants Seeds For Athletic, Spiritual Growth

by Damien Alarcon
photography by Jaime Ortega

Gentleman Plumber Finds Dream Life in La Verne

by Danny Eckardt
photography by Juan Garcia

Students 'Kwon Do' Anything Through Disciplinary Art

by Damien Alarcon
photography by Erica Paal


Named for Fred Brackett, a flying enthusiast and professor at Pomona College in the early 1900s, Brackett airfield in La Verne is one of five county-owned airports in Los Angeles. Though located on the airport grounds, the tower is owned and operated by the government with government employees.

Photography by Matt Wright


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