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Posted on: August 11, 2022

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

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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 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&...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Housing Element Draft Revisions

In February and March 2022, the City made changes to the Draft 2021-2029 Housing Element based on feedback provided by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). These changes were made available for public review in March 2022....

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

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

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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

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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

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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: July 7, 2022

A Summer of Swimming with La Verne

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LA VERNE, CA – The City of La Verne is excited to offer a range of aquatic programs for residents this season. The Las Flores Park Aquatics Center is currently open for scheduled programming throughout the week, as well as recreational swimming every Frid...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Pride of La Verne Award Recipients to be Celebrated During the 4th of July Parade

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Each year, the La Verne City Council recognizes community volunteers for their outstanding contributions and service to the City. During its meeting on April 18, the City Council celebrated the recipients of the Jack Huntington Award, the Jim Scranton Awa...

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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: June 17, 2022

June 2022 Election Results for the City of La Verne

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The City of La Verne held its General Municipal Election on Tuesday, June 7, and the election results are in. While the vote count has not been finalized, it is anticipated that the following will be officially seated on July 18 and will each serve a four...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

La Verne City Council Holds Second Budget Workshop

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At its adjourned meeting on June 6, City Council held its second budget workshop to review and provide feedback on the proposed Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Budget, which will be officially adopted by Council on June 20. 

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

La Verne City Manager Bob Russi Announces Retirement

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Following the June 6 Council meeting, La Verne City Manager Bob Russi expressed his desire to retire in August 2022 to the City Council. Russi has served as La Verne’s City Manager since 2010. 

“It has been a pleasure working w...

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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: May 24, 2022

City Council Advances Housing Rehabilitation Program with Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act

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LA VERNE, CA – At its meeting on May 2, City Council awarded a contract to Willdan Engineering to design and administer the City’s Housing Rehabilitation Program. Through funds received from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the Housing Rehabilitation ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

VFW Post 12034 presents Chair of Honor to La Verne City Council

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LA VERNE, CA – At the City Council meeting on Monday, May 16, VFW Post 12034 Band of Brothers presented the La Verne City Council a Chair of Honor, which will permanently reside in the City Council Chambers to commemorate those that have been lost in acti...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

City of La Verne Revamps its Website for Easier Use and Transparency

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LA VERNE, CA – The City of La Verne is pleased to announce the completion of its website revitalization. The City first began its website redesign process in June 2021, and the new website went live on April 28, 2022. With a modernized design and layout, ...

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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.

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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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