La Verne Magazine
Vol. 30, No. 1
Winter 2006

Flying three feet off the floor in a 150 mile an hour wind, Scott Levesque, flight instructor at the Perris Valley Wind Tunnel, receives assistance from Ivan Henry, flight instructor trainee. At left, flight instructor Steven Straley offers sideline encouragement.

Photography by Reina Santa Cruz


From the Editor...

by Nila Priyambodo

Making a Contest a Career

by Nicole Knight
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

Dancing Her Way Through Life

by Nila Priyambodo
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

Riding the Rails of the Past

by Juan Aguila
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

Why He Breaks Glass on Purpose

by Andres Rivera
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

Millard Sheets: Master for an Apprentice

by Andres Rivera

So You Want to Get Away?

by Bailey Porter
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

Finding the Road Less Traveled

by Bailey Porter

Pictures, Performers and Punks

by Tracy Spicer
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

Where to Go

by Tracy Spicer
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

It's All American to Them

by Hugo Bryan Castillo
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

Funding the Future of ULV

by Valerie Rojas
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

Transit Trial of the Century

by Tom Anderson
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

Now You're Cooking With Class

by John Patrick
photography by Reina Santa Cruz

No Parachute Necessary

by Jessica Warden
photography by Reina Santa Cruz


Delia Gomez, from San Bernardino, watches train afficionado son Victor Saavedra, 11, play near Santa Fe No. 3450. On exhibit year-round at Pomona’s Fairplex, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe locomotive had a top speed of 110 mph and weighed more than 374 tons.

Photography by Reina Santa Cruz


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