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Posted on: November 28, 2022

New Moderate-Income Housing Coming to La Verne

moderate income housing

In June 2022, Brandywine Homes began construction on Verdana II, a new moderate-income housing development in La Verne which will contain eight two-story, detached single-family homes. This limited program will be open to those who meet a maximum househol...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Celebrate the Holiday Season with the City of La Verne!

Holiday events

Make your spirits bright this holiday season by attending the upcoming events in La Verne! The City is excited to welcome back our favorite seasonal events and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Come donate toys and check out spiffy automobiles at ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

La Verne City Council to Review Proposed Contract for Ken Domer to Serve as City Manager

Recruitment efforts

During its regular meeting on November 21, the La Verne City Council will review and vote on a contract for Ken Domer to serve as La Verne’s City Manager. His proposed contract will be effective beginning December 19, 2022.

“After compl...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

La Verne Advances Initiatives to Aid Homeless Outreach Support Team

Homeless resources

At its meeting on November 7, the La Verne City Council voted to amend existing ordinances to enhance La Verne Police Department’s (LVPD) Homeless Outreach Support Team (HOST). In partnership with Tri-City Mental Health, the City utilized Americ...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

La Verne Public Works Department Continues with Local Street Improvements

La Verne Public Works Projects

As we approach the holiday season, the La Verne Public Works Department remains hard at work to keep our local roads smooth and safe. In addition to completing ongoing projects, the department has spent the past year planning, designing and beginning cons...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

La Verne Makes Progress in Search for City Manager and Public Works Director

Recruitment efforts

The City of La Verne’s search for a permanent City Manager and Public Works Director are well underway. Interim City Manager Jesse Duff and Interim Public Works Director Anthony Ciotti are currently filling the positions until permanent replacem...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

La Verne to Conduct State Required Stormwater and Organics Recycling Inspections

Inspections article

To remain in compliance with State mandates, the City of La Verne Public Works Department will be conducting inspections related to stormwater as well as organic waste recycling in accordance with Senate Bill 1838 (SB 1383). Businesses can expect SB 1383 ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

La Verne to Begin E Street and 2nd Street Improvement Project

Copy of CIP

At its meeting on September 19, the La Verne City Council awarded a public works contract to Gentry Brothers, Inc. to complete the E Street and 2nd Street Improvement Project. The project will improve the Old Town La Verne streetscape at the E Street and ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

La Verne Approves Wilderness Area Management and Public Access Plan

Wilderness Area Plan

At its meeting on September 19, the La Verne City Council adopted Resolution 22-72, approving the Wilderness Area Management and Public Access Plan and certifying its Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). La Verne’s Wilderness Area Managemen...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Carve Out Some Fun This Fall with La Verne’s Fall Recreation Guide!

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Carve out some fun in La Verne this fall by checking out the new Fall Recreation Guide! This edition offers the latest information on the City’s recreation classes, programs, events and more. 

“La Verne’s variety of program and event offerings is ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

La Verne City Council Approves $11.8 Million Toward Capital Improvement Program

CIP

During its meeting on June 20, the La Verne City Council approved and adopted the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 (FY 22-23) Budget, allocating $11.8 million in funding toward 22 projects and improvements as part of the City’s Capital Improvement Program ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Stay Prepared! La Verne Recognizes Emergency Preparedness Month

Fire Operational Review

September is Emergency Preparedness Month! The La Verne Fire Department (LVFD) and the La Verne Police Department (LVPD) encourage residents to register for Nixle notifications, learn about emergency preparedness tactics and take the steps to be prepared ...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

LVPD and Tri-City Partner to Create Homeless Outreach Support Team

LVPD+Tri-City parnership

At its regularly scheduled meeting on August 1, the La Verne City Council unanimously approved the allocation of $300,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to support the creation of a part-time Homeless Outreach Support Team (HOST) and its ongoi...

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

City Manager Bob Russi Retires After 12 Years

Bob's retirement

Following the June announcement of his intent to retire, City Manager Bob Russi’s last day with the City of La Verne is today, August 19. Russi served as La Verne’s City Manager for over 12 years.

“I would like to thank Bob fo...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

AP Triton Report shows La Verne Fire Department has made significant strides

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At its adjourned meeting on July 25, City Council received a presentation from AP Triton regarding La Verne Fire Department’s (LVFD) standard of coverage and if it meets the community’s assessed level of risk. The report analyzed LVFD’s current operationa...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

La Verne City Council Approves Contract for Jesse Duff to Serve as Interim City Manager

Interim CM

With the recent announcement of City Manager Bob Russi’s intent to retire in August, the La Verne City Council met during its closed session on June 20 for consideration of an Interim City Manager. During its regular meeting on July 18, Council ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Newly Seated La Verne City Council Elects Tim Hepburn to Serve Another Term as Mayor

La Verne City Council Meeting

On June 7, 2022, La Verne voters in Districts 1, 3 and 4 voted under the City’s new district-based election system for the first time. Following the conclusion of the Los Angeles County Registrar’s Official Election Canvass period, the elected City Counci...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

La Verne and IVHS Remind Residents to Be Cautious of Local Wildlife

LV wildlife safety

With La Verne’s close proximity to the foothills, it’s common to experience occasional encounters with local wildlife such as rabbits, deer, bears and coyotes. La Verne and the Inland Valley Humane Society (IVHS) remind residents that ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Council Adopts Resolution to Finance Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District Projects

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At its meeting on June 6, the La Verne City Council and the Joint Public Financing Authority (JPFA) Board of Directors adopted Resolution 22-32 to initiate the financing of the first Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District (EIFD) projects. The EIFD are...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

La Verne Reduces Beverage Container Usage and Promotes Recycling

LA VERNE, CA – The City of La Verne was awarded a one-time $170,000 grant from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) to lower dependency on single-use beverage containers and improve recycling practices. Upon...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

City of La Verne Adopts Council District Map For June 2022 Election

After going through the districting process and months of deliberation, the La Verne City Council adopted a map of the city with five districts which established a new by-district electoral system with a rotating mayor in the City of La Verne.

Prior to sel...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

La Verne Plans to Address Community Needs Thanks to Help of American Rescue Plan Act Funds

On Monday, December 6, the La Verne City Council held a study session to discuss the use of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to address the community’s needs and priorities. The federal government allocated over $7.6 million to the City...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Business Friendly La Verne Offers Residents New Shopping Options and Provides Opportunity and Growth

La Verne, CA – Although the past year has been filled with newfound challenges and developments, the City of La Verne’s local economy has continued on a healthy trajectory having welcomed 55 new businesses and business owners (and coun...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

‘Tis the Season to Save Water in La Verne

LA VERNE, CA – With the State of California currently experiencing its second driest year on record despite recent storms, the City of La Verne reminds residents to continue their water conservation efforts. While La Verne residents have collect...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 28, 2021

SB 1383 And Organics Information

SB 1383 and Organics Information

The Residential Recycling Guide has been developed as part of the City's ongoing effort to assist residents in waste reduction and recycling.

Solid Waste and Recycling Spotlights
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Help Improve Roadway Safety in La Verne

Banner for Roadway Safety Plan link

The City of La Verne is preparing a Local Roadway Safety Plan (LRSP) to analyze and address traffic safety issues throughout the City.

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

La Verne Fire & Emergency Services

Fire Station

The City of La Verne engaged a third-party consultant to evaluate a report provided by LA County Fire on the services they could provide to La Verne and the associated costs, as well as to conduct preliminary analysis of the City’s current state of fire o...

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