La Verne Magazine
Vol. 25, No. 2
Summer 2001

It was a warm homecoming in April for Ben Harper, grandson of Charles Chase, as the Bridges Auditorium crowd solidified his status as a hometown hero and icon.

Photography by Tom Galaraga


From the Editor...

by Danny Craig

Keeping Life's Rhythms

by Danny Craig
photography by Tom Galaraga
illustration by Isela Peña

Ben Harper: From Where the Music Comes

by Danny Craig
photography by Tom Galaraga

Ispahani's Royal Cause

by Brice Nixon
photography by Tom Galaraga

When the WCTU Tried to Keep Alcohol Out of Lordsburg

by Stacey Mleczko
photography by Isela Peña

Breaking Race Barriers With a Byline

by Akilah Nyerere
photography by Lauren Wooding

Fuel Cell Fuels the Future

by Stacey Mleczko
photography by Liz Lucsko

Life Beside the Flame

by Melinda Sanchez
photography by Lauren Wooding

Tumbling Bear Laughs in Danger's Face

by Melinda Sanchez
photography by Liz Lucsko

Postcards Tell His Story

by Akilah Nyerere
photography by Vicky Martinez

How the Lieutenant Helped the Bandit

by Danny Craig
photography by Jason Cooper

Randy Miller's World Vision

by Jacqueline Sandoval
photography by Vicky Martinez

How Do You Plead?

by Tom Chambers
illustrations by Isela Peña and Christian A. Lopez

A Penny Saved Is a Penny Learned

by Tom Chambers
photography by Jason Cooper


Ready to take to the sky, the "Tumbling Bear," Rob Harrison, confidently examines the distant clouds knowing he will soon be flying between them at up to 225 mph.

Photography by Liz Lucsko


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