La Verne Magazine
Vol. 27, No. 2
Summer 2003

Just moments before going live on the air, KABC Channel 7 sportscaster Rob Fukuzaki remains poised and confident.

Photography by Liz Lucsko


From the Editor...

by Alexis Lahr

La Verne’s Own Eyewitness

by Amanda Stutevoss
photography by Liz Lucsko

Making A Case For Open Space

by Alexis Lahr
photography by Adam Omernik

The Shaky Truth About La Verne

by Tim Tevault
photography by Liz Lucsko

Keeping the Family Tradition

by Amanda Egan
photography by Jennifer Contreras

Building Good Citizenship the Civitan Way

by Oscar de León
photography by Bailey Porter

Michael Capablo: Your Local Music Man

by Gloria Diaz
photography by Jason Cooper

Keeping the Local Eye on La Verne

by Nathan Silva
photography by Jason Cooper

The University’s Parking Maze

by Robert Thurman
photography by Jason Cooper

The Fairgrounds’ Summer of Infamy

by Kenneth Todd Ruiz
photography by Sylvia Castellanos

Shopping For a Cause

by Chrissy Zehrbach
photography by Jason Cooper

Where Have All the Brethren Gone?

by Rebecca Cooper
photography by Jennifer Contreras

Boyer Breathes Her Life Into Church of the Brethren

by Jennifer Dodd
photography by Bailey Porter

Michael Ryan: Carving His Niche One Note at a Time

by Alejandra Molina
photography by Adam Omernik

The Haunted Mansion Disney Didn’t Build

by Taylor Kingsbury
photography by Sylvia Castellanos

Walker House Captures San Dimas' Past

by Taylor Kingsbury


Where houses meet the hills, Bob Neher and Dan Merritt, ULV science professors with the La Verne Land Conservancy, strive to protect La Verne’s last wild lands.

Photography by Adam Omernik


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