La Verne Magazine
Vol. 25, No. 1
Winter 2001

With prize in hand and surrounded by his gridiron soldiers, Bonita High School Head Football Coach Eric Podley holds the 28-year-old Smudgepot Bowl Trophy as this year's victor of the traditional matchup against cross-town opponent San Dimas High School.

Photography by Jason Cooper


From the Editor...

by Alisha Rosas

The Man Behind the Camera

by Alisha Rosas
photography by Natalie Fowle

Passing the Oar

by Matt Cresto
photography by Jen Newman

Community Heroes Call La Verne Home

by Michelle Zimmerman
photography by Natalie Fowle

Remembering Kelly

by Julia Carachure
photography by Denisse Villalba and Veero Der-Karabetian

Sobering Thoughts From Life's Trials

by Danny Craig
photography by Kati Kelly

From Pen to Badge

by Alisha Rosas
photography by Denisse Villalba

Protecting the Night

by Matt Cresto

Smudgepot 2000: Fielding Community Traditions

by Danny Craig
photography by Jason Cooper

Bearcats Scratch Saints in 18-16 Win

by Danny Craig

Powering Our Society

by Agke Grow
photography by Kati Kelly

Flames, Fun and Festivities

by Vicky Martinez
photography by Natalie Fowle

Native Roots

by Agke Grow
photography by Jen Newman

Remembering the Past, Protecting the Future

by Michelle Zimmerman
photography by Liz Lucsko

Vietnam Veteran Finds Purpose Through History

by Alisha Rosas
photography by Jason Cooper


The power of electricity seems to tower over American homes in every aspect, both indoors and outdoors. A secret ruler of the economy, electricity keeps the current standard of living moving at its fast pace.

Photography by Kati Kelly


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