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					                     Last Days of Summer

Issue #192                                                                                                                                       A ugust 2010

                                                                   Front Row left to right: Chris Purkiss, Joanne Herman, Kay Robinson, Theresa Thomas
                                                                   Back Row left to right: Linda De Marco, Linda Clifford, Elaine Knight, Pam Vermons, Lynda Siminske,
                                                                   Connie Harshman, Sherry Heinrich, Gail Titus, Pam Pinkerton
Glendora Police                  (the Village) on Glendora
                                 Avenue north of Foothill.       Foothill Presbyterian              calendar now because The          Hospital. Tickets will
Department                           T h e c o m m u n i t y i s Auxiliary Thirty-
                                                                                                    2010 Holiday Home Tour
                                                                                                    promises to be very exciting
                                                                                                                                      be available at Foothill
                                                                                                                                      Presbyterian Hospital
Announces                        invited to join us to enjoy
                                                                 Fourth Annual “Home                this year, showcasing four        Lobby Shop, Hilltop Real
                                 free hot dogs and hot dogs,
National Night                   have their children finger- For The Holidays”
                                                                                                    beautiful Glendora homes.         Estate, Coldwell Banker
                                                                                                        This is a fundrais-           Millennium Real Estate,
Out Against Crime                printed, admire vintage           Do yourself a favor and          ing event and all mon-            and Glendora Employment
                                 police cars, meet Mc Gruff consider yourself busy on
Event                            the Crime Fighting Dog, November 21st. Mark your
                                                                                                    ies raised will benefit           Agency. Tickets will go on
                                                                                                    Foothill Presbyterian             sale in mid October.
    Join the Glendora Police     play games, listen to music
Department in celebrating        and much more. In addi-
the 27th Annual “National        tion, there will be a 5 point     Dreier                               WASHINGTON, DC –
                                                                                                    Congressman David Dreier
                                                                                                                                      House earlier this week.
                                                                                                                                      Dreier said that Joseph
Night Out Against Crime”         safety booster seat check         Congratulates                    (R-San Dimas, CA) wel-            and his family serve as an
event which will take place      available. Bring your fami-
on Tuesday, August 3rd from      lies, neighbors and friends       Upland Teen for                  comed Upland resident             inspiration to people in the
                                                                                                    Joseph Machado and his            Foothills and across the
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The       and join us for a night of        Biking Across                    family to our nation’s capi-      country.
event will be located in the     fun. Residents throughout
Village Bus Transit Plaza                   continued on page 3
                                                                   America                          tal today as he concluded            “In these difficult times,
                                                                                                    his journey across the U.S.       Joseph and the entire
                                                                                                    on a bicycle to raise money       Machado family have spent
                                                                                                    for disadvantaged children.       their summer traveling
                                                                                                    Joseph started in Rancho          across our great country to
                                                                                                    Cucamonga on June 5th             raise awareness and help
                                                                                                    and reached the White                       continued on page 10

                                                                                                    Congressman Dreier signing the Machado family’s record book of
Congressman Dreier presenting the certificate to Joseph and the Machado family                      those they met on their journey across the U.S.
Page 2 August 2010

                                                                  GLENDORA COORDINATING                Glendora Preservation            Aug 27….BMX stunt show
                                                                  COUNCIL PRESENTS THE                   Foundation. Tom Reinberger       by “Perfection on Wheels”
                                                                                                         626-963-2965                     for moms and their sons.
                                                                  Glendora                             Glendora Rotary, every Tuesday     Glenkirk Patio. Picnic dinner
                                                                                                         12:00-1:30 PM at the             included in ticket price. 626-
                                                                  Community Events                       Continental Restaurant.          914-4833
                                                                  Calendar 2010                        Glendora Women’s Club, first
                                                                                                         Tuesday of the month (Oct.-    Aug 28….Flashback 6:00-
                                                                  SERVICE CLUBS:                         June) 11:00 AM at 424
                                                                                                         N. Glendora Ave. Helen
                                                                                                                                          11:00 PM Glendora Village.
                                                                                                                                          For information call Glendora
                                                                  Glendora Community
                                                                                                         Storland, 626-335-4796.          Chamber of Commerce 626-
                                                                    Coordinating Council, sec-
                                                                    ond Monday September-
                                                                    June 12:00 noon Glendora
                                                                    Continental Restaurant. Pat
                                                                                                       2010                             Sept 10…iMom (Inspiring
                                                                                                       Glendora Police Dept Citizen’s     Moms) starts Fall session
                                                                    Loukota 626-335-8164.                Academy on Wednesdays            9:00 AM-12:00 noon at
                                                                  Azusa-Glendora Soroptimists,           beginning September. For         Glenkirk Church for moth-
                                                                    first & third Tuesdays 12:00         applications call Community      ers of preschoolers $35.00.
                                                                    noon Glendora Community              Services Officer, Nita Ulloa     Activities for children; fellow-
                                                                    Church of the Nazarene.              626-914-8268                     ship & mom related activities
                                                                    Jennifer Root, 626-374-5185.
                                                                                                                                          for moms. 626-914-4833
                                                                  Foothill Presbyterian Hospital       Aug 3…..National Night Out
                                                                    Auxiliary, Board Meetings
Save The Date                    that plays classic Big Band        third Wednesday of each
                                                                                                         Against Crime Police Dept
                                                                                                         event in The Village
                                                                                                                                        Sept 15…Glendora Day at the
                                                                                                                                          Fair $5.00 at the Los Angeles
                                 Swing, Blues, Jump Blues,          month/ General Meetings 4
- Flashback                      Jive, Oldies, Boogie Woogie,       x a year. Therese Thomas,
                                                                                                        5:30 - 9:00 PM. Community
                                                                                                         Services Officer Nita Ulloa
                                                                                                                                          County Fair

Classic Car Show                 Rockabilly, and 40s & 50s
                                                                  Foundation for Glendora Unified
                                                                                                         626-914-8268                   Oct 14…Battle of Books Teen
Returning for 23rd               Rhythm & Blues. This               Schools, second Wednesday          Aug 4…..Monsters vs Aliens
                                                                                                                                          Trivia Competition 6:00 PM
                                                                                                                                          Library Bidwell Forum
                                 end of summer party will           of the month 6:00 PM
Year!                            include fun for the entire
                                                                    Williams Elementary School,
                                                                                                         Family Movie sundown
                                                                                                         Bandshell at Finkbiner Park   The Haugh Performing Arts
                                                                    Room 15. Debbie Deal 626-
    August 28, 2010 marks        family.                                                                                                 Center at Citrus College has
                                                                    963-7851.                          Aug 8…..Big Sand & his Fly Rite   wonderful programs planned.
the date of the 23rd Annual          A special thank you to       Glendora Eye-Das, second               Boys Summer Concert 6:00        For more information please
Flashback Classic Car &                                             Monday of each month 7:00
                                 media sponsor, San Gabriel         PM at the La Fetra Center.
                                                                                                         PM Finkbiner Park               go to
Motorcycle Show, present-        Valley Tribune and Silver        Glendora Historical Society, Sept,
                                                                                                                                       The La Fetra Senior Center has
                                                                                                       Aug 14….Eye-Das Hot Summer        many activities and classes
ed by Glendora Chevrolet.        Sponsors Glendora Smiles,          Nov, Jan, March, May, July           Nights Dance La Fetra Senior    available. Call 626-914-0560
The fundraising event, co-                                          at the Bidwell Forum. John
                                 Garden Inn & Suites, Route                                              Center. Rose Wentz 626-963- The Glendora Library has a
                                                                    Lundstrom, 626-963-2004.             6413
sponsored by the Glendora        66 Tire Pros, Walmart and        Glendora Kiwanis, every
                                                                                                                                         wide range of programs and
Chamber of Commerce and                                                                                                                  services for Children, Teens,
                                 L & G Enterprises. For             Thursday 7:00 AM at the            Aug 15…Stan West Blues Band       and Adults. 626-852-4891 or
Kiwanis Club of Glendora,        more information, or for           Glendora Country Club.               Summer Concert 6:00 PM
                                                                  Glendora Kiwaniannes, first &
runs from 6:00 p.m. to11:00      applications to enter the          third Wednesdays 5:30 PM
                                                                                                         Finkbiner Park
p.m. on Glendora Avenue in                                                                                                             To contribute, email Susan
                                 car or motorcycle show, con-       Continental Restaurant. Pat        Aug 22…Wise Guys Summer           Hamilton at slhamilton gccc@
the Downtown Village.            tact the Chamber office at         Rasmussen, President 626-            Concert 6:00 PM Bandshell by the 19th
    The Flashback event          (626)963-4128 or visit www.                                             at Finkbiner Park              Please keep the information
                                                                  Glendora Lions Club first & third
has grown into the largest                                                                                                               limited to Month, Day, Event,
                                        Thursdays 7:00 PM Continental
                                                                                                                                         Time, Location, Contact and
“end of summer” parties in                                          Restaurant Emily Levin,
                                                                                                                                         Phone Number.
the East San Gabriel Valley,                                        President, 626-914-9930
and is one of the most wide-
ly anticipated events of the     Safety, In Summer
year. Fundraising proceeds       Heat
directly benefit local educa-        The City of Glendora
tional programs by provid-       would like to remind you
ing funding for scholarship      that temperatures during
opportunities for college-       the summer can be harmful
bound Glendora students. A       and even fatal.
portion of the proceeds will         “While people don’t need
also provide for business        to be told it’s hot outside,
                                 they do need to be reminded
development programs and
                                 to take care of themselves,
services for local businesses,   children, the elderly, and
assisting in the promotion       pets when the weather gets
of a vital, balanced economy     hotter,” said Jonathan E.
within the community.            Fielding, MD, MPH, Los
    The car show, spon-          Angeles County Director of
sored by Athens Services,        Public Health and Health
will feature more than           Officer. “When tempera-
                                 tures are high, prolonged
one hundred twenty vehi-
                                 sun exposure may cause
cles lined down both sides
                                 dehydration, heat cramps,
of Glendora Avenue. The          heat exhaustion, and heat
motorcycle show, sponsored       stroke.
                                                                 Ribbon Cutting                        and Daryl Overlock. Many
                                                                                                       Chamber Ambassadors
                                                                                                                                        full color off set printing
                                                                                                                                        and full color digital print-
by Seidner’s Collision, will         Never leave children,       Held for Art 2 Ink                    also attended the cere-          ing. Internet services incu-
showcase a variety of both       elderly people, or pets unat-        The Glendora Chamber             mony. Located at 1271 E.         de websites, domain name
classic and modern bikes for     tended in closed vehicles,      of Commerce recently host-            Route 66, Art 2 Ink, is a        registration and hosting.
patrons to view.                 even with the windows           ed a ribbon cutting cer-              full-service graphic design      Graphic design services
    A second stage of live       ‘cracked,’ because tempera-     emony for one of its new-             and print firm that pro-         include logo creation, mar-
                                 tures inside can quickly rise   est members, Art 2 Ink.               vide marketing services for      keting materials and vector
musical entertainment
                                 to life-threatening levels.     Karen Davis, Glendora                 businesses throughout the        artwork. Promotional prod-
will be returning this year.         Keeping you, family         C i t y C o u n c i l m e m b e r,    United States. Believing         ucts include silkscreening,
Performing Classic Rock          and friends, hydrated when                                            that if you “give your mar-      embroidery, pens, mugs,
                                                                 Brenda Daniels from
on the North Stage at this       enjoying the summer’s heat                                            keting materials the visu-       etc. Business packages are
                                                                 Supervisor Antonovich’s
year ’s event is the local       is one of the most important                                          al power it needs, you will      available. For more infor-
                                                                 office and Steve Johnson
renowned group, Bontempo         safety tips to practice. Use    from Assemblyman Adams                attract the clients you          mation Art 2 Ink can be
Band. The featured enter-        of sun block products only      office attended the event.            want,” Art 2 Ink provides        reached at 626-963-5200 or
tainment on the South            protects the skin it does not   The Chamber was repre-                printing services, internet      visit their website at www.
Stage will be Flattop Tom        prevent dehydration. Make       sented by President Dennis            services, graphic design Online order-
                                 sure to drink plenty of non-    Chiappetta and Board                  and promotional products.        ing is available.
& his Jump Cats. Flattop is
                                 alcoholic fluids to be safe     members Linda Hermann                 Printing Services include
a versatile eight-piece band     and enjoy the summer.
                                                            Glendora Community News
                                                                                                                                                     August 2010 – Page 3
Glendora Police
Department Announces
National Night Out Against
Crime Event continued
from page 1
Glendora and across the
nation are asked to turn on
their porch lights, lock their
doors, and spend the eve-
ning outside with neighbors
and law enforcement to help
build stronger police-part-
nerships and neighborhood
unity in our fight for a safer
    N AT I O N A L N I G H T
OUT is designed to heighten                                                                              ADVERTISING SALES
crime and drug prevention                                                                                 PEOPLE NEEDED
awareness; generate sup-
port for and participation
                                                                                                          CALL THE GLENDORA
in local anticrime programs,                                                                               COMMUNITY NEWS
strengthen neighborhood                                                                                      626-967-2263
spirit and police-community
partnerships as well as send
a message to criminals let-
ting them know that neigh-
borhoods are organized and
fighting back.
    For additional infor-
m a t i o n , please contact
Community Services Officer
Nita Ulloa at 626 914 8268.

Annual Brush                      •	 Do	 not	 have	 flamma-
                                     ble vegetation within
Clearance                            10 feet of woodpiles or
Reminder                             stacked wood.
    The City of Glendora          •	 Remove	 or	 trim	 all	 veg-
reminds residents that fire          etation a minimum of
                                     ten feet from chimneys                                           Motorsports Museum, pre-                the Telecaster.
danger is at its highest dur-                                                                         sented by Automobile of                     “Guitars and cars have
ing the hot dry summer               or stovepipes.
                                                                                                      Southern California, from               a great deal in common:
months. Residents should          •	 Keep	 landscape	 clean,	     Axes & Axles: The                   September 4, 2010 through               both are means of expres-
check their property to              remove litter under
ensure they have done their          trees, ground cover,         Art of Building                     January 31, 2011. This
                                                                                                      exhibit will feature a vast
                                                                                                                                              sion, both generated fanat-
                                                                                                                                              ical fans and both offer a
part to help reduce fire dan-        succulents and shrubs,       Cars and Guitars                    collection of rare photo-               stairway to freedom,” said
ger by removing brush and            prune out all dead
                                                                  - New Exhibit                       graphs, rock memorabilia                Museum Director Tony
other fuel for fire items from                                                                        and personal cars and gui-              Thacker , “This new exhibit
around their homes.               •	 Leave	 space	 between	
                                                                  Opening in                          tars from rock icons such               will showcase the amazing
    It is each property own-         shrubs and trees to pre-     September                           as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck,             connection of guitars and
er’s responsibility to take          vent fire spread. Avoid                                          Michael Anthony, Kenny                  hot rod building. It’s going
                                                                    POMONA, CA. –
necessary actions to clear           continuous tree or brush Axes & Axles: The Art of                Wayne Shepherd, Billy F                 to make visitors want to
dry or dangerous vegetation          canopies.                                                        Gibbons and many more.                  rock!”
                                                                 Building Cars and Guitars,
and hazardous brush away                                                                                  As part of the 60th                     Some of the celebri-
                                  •	 Tree	 crowns	 should	 not	 C e l e b r a t i n g t h e 6 0 t h
from homes and structures.                                                                            Anniversary of the Fender               ty cars and guitars in the
                                     overhang the roof and Anniversary of the Fender
These steps are necessary                                                                             Te l e c a s t e r g u i t a r, t h e   exhibit include:
                                     should be pruned high Telecaster, a new exhibition
to create a defensible space                                                                          exhibit will also illustrate                Michael Anthony, former
                                     enough to avoid ignition to acknowledge the synergy              the history of Fender and               bassist for the rock band
which may help save homes            by a ground fire.           between guitars (axes) and
in the event of a fire.                                                                               celebrate one of the most               Van Halen
                                                                 cars (axles), will be on view
                                  •	 Within	200	feet	of	struc-                                        famous guitars ever built,
    The following brush                                          at the Wally Parks NHRA                                                              continued on page 13
                                     tures, consider remov-
clearance requirements are
                                     ing common garden
specified in the California
                                     plants that have proven
Fire Code:
                                     particularly flammable
 •	 Remove	 all	 flammable	
                                     due to high brush build-
    vegetation or other com-
                                     up and foliage oils such
    bustible growth within
                                     as Cypress, Fountain
    30 feet of any structure.
                                     Grass, large Juniper,
 •	 Clear	brush	a	minimum	           Eucalyptus, Pines, and
    of 200 feet from any             other Conifers.
 •	 Remove	 dead	 branches	          Successful prevention of
    from living trees, they      catastrophic fires requires
    are not allowed to over-     a partnership between the
    hang the roofs of struc-     community and the City and
    tures or buildings.          LA County Fire Department
 •	 Maintain	roofs	to	be	free	   to maintain properties free
    of dead leaves and flam-     of hazards. Please use the
    mable debris.                above information to ensure
 •	 Do	 not	 have	 woodpiles	    that your property is pro-
    or stacked wood within       tected.
    30 feet of a structure.

Page 4 August 2010

Citrus Union High
School To Host 60th                               Armoires for Sale
Reunion                                            Two white and gold
     The Citrus Union High                              armoires
School Class of 1950 will                        for $250 each or OBO
hold its 60th reunion Friday,                        Contact Jamie
October 15 through Sunday,
October 17 at the Radisson
                                                    @ 626-485-7121
Suites, 1211 E. Garvey Street
in Covina. All alumni are
invited; members of the class-
es of 1947 through 1952 are GLENDORA HIGH
especially urged to attend.       SCHOOL CLASS OF
     For more information, 1960
contact Sharon Lewis, (626) Our 50th year reunion is
335-1035 or Joyce Dill, (909) happening Oct. 1-3.
599-9546.                         Activities are planned for
                                  all 3 days.
City Launches                     Friday: Meet & Greet at
On-Line Parking                   the host hotel, 6 pm til ?
                                  Saturday: Day: Historical
Permit System                     visits at 2 locations
     On Monday July 19th, Dinner & entertainment,
t h e C i t y o f G l e n d o r a Masonic Lodge, 6-11 pm
launched a new on-line Sunday: Farewell breakfast
Early Morning Parking per- at host hotel
mit system. The on-line
system allows residents and
visitors to purchase and TICKETS: $60 per person
printout daily early morning $65 per person after July 31
parking permits from home. For additional information,
The on-line permits are $4 contact Dennis Joslyn at
each and add a convenient 949/55l-1910 or djoslyn@
                                                                                                                                        Senator Huff’s Measure
option to purchase the per-                                                                                                     to Roll Back Car
mits. Currently, the City
                                                                                                                                        Dealership Regulations
has two machines for the
purchase of permits located                                                            Volunteers Wanted                                Earns Approval from
at the Police Department Glendora Community                                                 The San Dimas Western Days Rodeo is
and Gladstone Park. The Services Events For                                           looking for a few good men and women to help      Assembly Fiscal
new system provides anoth- The Teen Center                                                    during this years PRCA Rodeo.             Committee
er option to assist purchas-                                                                   The Professional Rodeo Cowboys
                                      G l e n d o r a Te e n s a r e
ers. The on-line system has                                                           Association event will be held on Saturday and    SB 1004 Would Give
several security features to going to Huntington Beach                                 Sunday, October 2 & 3 at the Tex Shoemaker       Regulatory Relief to the
prevent tampering or alter- for a Beach Bonfire, on                                         Arena in Horsethief Canyon Park.
ing of the permits. Access to Thursday, August 12, from
                                                                                                                                        Struggling Automobile
                                                                                           Volunteers are needed for various shifts     Industry
the on-line permits system 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
                                                                                         and duties. If you would like to volunteer,        Sacramento — Senator
can be found on the City of Cost is $10.00. Bring your
Glendora website at http:// boogie board, sunscreen                                    please contact us at contact@san dimasrodeo.     Bob Huff (R – Diamond                                                                com or call the Rodeo office at (909) 394-7633.   Bar) announced today that
                                  and beach toys, dinner and
                                                                                                          Happy Trails                  Senate Bill 1004 – a mea-
                                  smores will be provided.
                                                                                                                                        sure to rein in burdensome
         Glendora                 Participants must have a
                                                                                                                                        regulations on car dealer-
    Community news                current consent form on
                                  file at the Teen Center.                                                                              ships – was unanimously
           P.O. Box 3208                                                                                                                supported by the Assembly
       San Dimas, CA 91773        Registration for all trips
                                  will be taken at the Teen                       City of Glendora Opportunities for Cooling            Appropriations Committee.
       (626) 967-2263                                                                                                                       “Economic recovery
                                  Center; cash or check only,                        The following areas are places in Glendora where
    Fax: (888) 424-7280           please. Sign up at least 24                     you may go to stay cool.
                                                                                                                                        is going to depend on the
     Established September, 1994                                                                                                        success of businesses like
                                  hours in advance, as no
               e-mail:                                                                                                                  these,” said Senator Huff.
                                  registration will be taken                      La Fetra Center                                       “With over 250 California
                 com              the day of a trip. For more                       333 E. Foothill Blvd.                               dealerships closing their  information, call the Teen                        Hours:                                              doors in just two years, we
                                  Center at (626) 914-2357.                         Monday 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.                       have to provide relief from
      Publisher/editor                                                              Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.                      the regulations that put the
          Gerald L. Enis                                                            Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.                    brakes on businesses.”
                                                     Dyslexia is one of the         Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.                         Current law restricts
              sales                              many challenges that can           Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.                       salespersons from work-
          Marigail Rogers                        significantly limit a stu-         SUNDAYS 9 A.M. TO 6 P.M. (ONLY OPEN IF THE          ing at multiple dealerships
           Dean Demory                           dent’s reading ability. It is    FORECAST IS FOR TEMPERATURES 99 DEGREES               unless all locations have
           Burl Simons                           estimated that nearly one in     AND ABOVE) Historic Building                          identical ownership and
                                                 five Americans express some                                                            structure. There is sim-
         ContributinG:                           degree of dyslexia, which        Glendora Library                                      ply no reason why owners
         Jenna Bergstrom                         is not a visual disorder as         140 S. Glendora Ave.                               should not be allowed to
            Gary Boyer                                                               Hours:                                             move salespersons to differ-
                                                 much as a language pro-
           Emily Bresee                                                              Monday & Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.         ent dealerships in order to
                                                 cessing/auditory disorder.
           Joan Hallidy                                                              Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.                    meet market demands on
                                                 Using the Barton Reading
                                                                                     Thursday & Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.        any given day.
                                                 and Spelling System, a sys-
          art direCtor                                                               Friday 12 noon to 5:00 p.m.                            SB 1004 will repeal this
                                                 tem designed for students                                                              and other onerous regula-
         GraPhiC desiGn                          with dyslexia, Kiwanis
           Will Evans                                                                                                                   tions that are hamper-
                                                 volunteers worked with           Crowther Teen and Family Center                       ing the auto industry in
                                                 approximately twenty first          241 W. Dawson Ave002E                              California.
internet & web PresenCe                          and second grade students           Hours:
 SoCal Networking Services                                                                                                                  Senator Bob Huff serves
                                                 for the 2009-2010 school            Monday - Friday - 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.           as the Senate Republican
The Glendora Community News’ opinion             year. Most of the students          Saturday - 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.                  Caucus Chair. He rep-
is expressed only in its editorials. Opinions    involved showed significant                                                            resents portions of Los
expressed in columns, letters, and guest
editorials are those of the authors.             improvement in their read-       Wal-Mart                                              Angeles, Orange and San
Copyright 1994-2010 by Glendora Community
News. All rights reserved. Reproduction in
                                                 ing ability as a result of the      1950 Auto Center Drive                             Bernardino counties. You
whole or in part without written permission is   very focused efforts of the         24 hours                                           can follow Senator Huff on
                                                 Kiwanis Club volunteers.                                                               Twitter @bobhuff99.
                                                                             Glendora Community News
                                                                                                                                                 August 2010 – Page 5
                                                                       tems when it starts rain-
                                                                       ing. The result is a reduc-
                                                                                                          Glendora Unified                child in a safe and nurtur-
                                                                                                                                          ing setting.
                                                                       tion in water consumption,         School District                     The program is a
                                                                       and saving manpower from           Preschool Now                   tuition-based, self-support-
                                                                       having to manually turn off                                        ing program, not funded by
                                                                       sprinklers when raining.           Enrolling                       the school district. Please
                                                                           The university also                The Glendora Unified        call the Child Development
                                                                       added recycling containers         School District is now          Office at 626-852-4586
                                                                       in student living areas and        enrolling students for the      for further information or
                                                                       is encouraging students and        Tiny Tartan preschool for       enrollment.
                                                                       staff to recycle, thanks to        the 2010-11 school year.            The Glendora Unified
                                                                       a $193,364 grant from the          The school is located at        School District educates
                                                                       state of California.               the Williams School cam-        7,200 students grades K-12
                                                                                                          pus. The staff at the Tiny      in the family-oriented com-
                                                                        Azusa Pacific University is       Tartan preschool is com-        munity of Glendora, nestled
                                                                    a Christian college ranked as                                         in the foothills of the San
                                                                                                          mitted to providing a high
                                                                    one of U.S. News and World
                                                                    Report’s Best Colleges of 2009.       quality preschool education     Gabriel Mountains in east-
                                                                    Located near Los Angeles in           for children ages 2 through     ern Los Angeles County.
                                                                    Southern California, APU              5 years.                        The District offers rigor-
                                                                    offers undergraduate, master’s,           The preschool has highly    ous, innovative academ-
                                                                    doctoral and degree completion        qualified credentialed teach-   ic instruction, a four year
                                                                    programs, both at its Azusa,
                                                                                                          ers who offer a High Scope      college going culture, and
                                                                    Calif., campus and online. For
From left: Dave Bomba, Toney Snyder, Chris Westberg, and Paul Reid. more information about Azusa          Curriculum and kindergar-       a diverse slate of extracur-
                                                                    Pacific University, visit www.        ten readiness. Your child       ricular activities. For more
Orion Energy                           Therefore, APU will
                                 indirectly decrease carbon
                                                                                                          will discover a learning        information, call 626-963-
                                                                                                                                          1611 or visit www.glendora.
Systems Presents                 dioxide emissions by 2,720                Orion Energy Systems Inc.
                                                                                                          environment that encourag-
                                                                                                          es and promotes the whole
Azusa Pacific                    tons over the lifecycle of            (NYSE Amex: OESX) is a lead-
                                                                       ing power technology enterprise
                                 Orion’s fixtures. During
University With                  that same period, APU will
                                                                       that designs, manufactures
                                                                       and implements energy man-
Environmental                    reduce 11 tons of sulfur              agement systems, consisting         Glenkirk Happenings
                                 dioxide and 4 tons of nitro-
Award                            gen oxides, according to the
                                                                       primarily of high-performance,
                                                                       energy-efficient lighting plat-        BMX Stunt Show and Dinner for mothers and their
Light-related energy             Environmental Protection              forms, intelligent wireless con-    sons will be held on Friday, August 27 at 6:00 pm on
                                                                       trol systems and direct renew-
reduction the equivalent of      Agency.
                                                                       able solar technology for com-
                                                                                                           the Glenkirk patio. Bring a chair and blanket for show
saving 17,093 gallons of              The greenhouse gas               mercial and industrial custom-      by “Perfection on Wheels” and picnic dinner provided
gas annually                     emission reductions are the           ers without compromising their      by Hot Dog on a Stick! Tickets are now available in the
    Orion Energy Systems         air-scrubbing equivalent of           operations. Orion has deployed      church office. This event is open to the public.
                                 a 38-acre forest or remov-            its energy management sys-
has awarded Azusa                                                      tems in 5,374 facilities across
Pacific University with an       ing 33 cars from the road,                                                   A DivorceCare Workshop meets on Tuesdays at 7:00
                                                                       North America, including 123
Environmental Stewardship        according to the EPA. The             of the Fortune 500 companies.       pm in Room 21. Come find help, discover hope and
Award for reducing energy        emission reductions also              Since 2001, Orion technology        experience healing. Those interested can enter at any
consumption through the          equate to saving 17,093 gal-          has displaced more than 504         time.
use of Orion’s Compact           lons of gasoline every year.          megawatts, saving customers
                                      As if the environmen-            more than $782 million and             Worship times are Saturdays at 5:30 pm and
Modular£, high-intensity                                               reducing indirect carbon diox-
fluorescent (HIF) technol-       tal savings weren’t enough,                                               Sundays at 8:15, 9:45 and 11:11 am. The church is at
                                                                       ide emissions by 6.7 million
ogy.                             the company is expected               tons. For more information,         1700 Palopinto Ave. For more information, call 626-
    Azusa Pacific University,    to reduce the university’s                    914-4833 or visit
of Azusa, Calif., is expect-     light-related electricity costs
ed to cut its light-related      by $18,000 a year.
electricity consumption               “ We a r e t h r i l l e d t o
by 207,056 kilowatt-hours        receive this Environmental
every year. APU replaced         S t e w a r d s h i p Aw a r d , ”
inefficient light fixtures       Snyder said. “While we don’t
with Orion’s energy-saving       complete these projects for
technology in eight class-       awards, it’s nice to be recog-
rooms and 12 buildings on        nized for our efforts.”
campus, according to Toney            Orion’s patented, high-
Snyder, assistant director of    efficiency technology cuts
environmental stewardship        light-related energy con-
at the university.               sumption by 50 percent or
    Snyder said the areas        more, while providing about
that were retrofitted were       50 percent more light than
already undergoing remod-        traditional, high-intensity
eling.                           discharge (HID) fixtures.
    “We felt that it made        Orion’s technology also is
sense to improve the light-      light and easy to install and
ing efficiency during the        maintain.
planned remodel,” Snyder              “ We a p p l a u d A z u s a
said. “While most people         Pacific University for reduc-
will pay attention to the        ing its energy consump-
new paint and carpeting,         tion as it benefits everyone
we know that it’s the light-     through reduced green-
ing that will have a long-       house gas emissions,” said
term benefit, helping us         Orion CEO Neal Verfuerth.
control our energy costs and     “And while APU is doing
improve the environment.”        its part to help the environ-
    What does reducing elec-     ment, they received better
tricity consumption have to      light and substantial cost
do with the environment?         savings, which make this
Electricity that won’t be        project a win-win for every-
consumed is never gener-         one.”
ated, meaning the harmful             In addition to the light-
greenhouse gases associ-         ing project, APU will deploy
ated with its creation won’t     weather based irrigation
be released into the atmo-       system that automatical-
sphere.                          ly turns off sprinkler sys-

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                                          The interest on a home                                                                                                    money to get someone into       ter. More important is that
                                     equity loan is fully tax                                                                                                       your “fold” as a customer       you take note of what they
                                     deductible unless the bal-                                                                                                     or donor, you want to keep      say and then get back to
                                     ance on the original mort-                                                                                                     them! You want them to          them - and do it quick!
                                     gage plus the equity loan is                                                                                                   “like” you, as they say in          This is a process that
                                     greater than the property’s                                                                                                    Face Book. You want to          continues for as long as
                                     value. After that, it’s on a                                                                                                   establish a bond where they     you want the relationship
                                                                                                                                                                    become a fan of your busi-      to continue - and hopefully
                                     sliding scale.
                                                                                                                                                                    ness and want to participate    flourish! Keep aware of any
                                          If you bought your home
                                                                                                                                                                    frequently in the future. In    address changes and other
                                     after Jan. 1, 2007, mort-                                                                                                      some cases this is accom-       factors you can use for other
                                     gage insurance is fully tax                                                                                                    plished by making them a        promotions. Perhaps you
                                     deductible if your income is                                                                                                   “card carrying member” of       want to track their birth-
Owning Your                          $100,000 or less.                                                                                                              your buyers club, your cred-    day, anniversary, names
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                                  your command through the                3. Have faith that this
                                  pictures you create. These          Universe is unfolding in the
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                                                                                                     Bruce A. Winchester, R.Ph.
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                                  thoughts and your feelings          lute” faith, knowing you are
                                  are what help create these          protected by this wondrous
Think Prosperity                  pictures in your darkroom.          Universe and that every-
                                  Therefore, worrying about           thing will be just fine.
By Laura Bonilla, C.Ht.
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mind works. What you              My response is, how is “wor-            Finally, remember that
think with power eventually       rying” going to pay your bills      you are a Spiritual being
becomes your reality.             or bring more money into            having a human experience.
     Long ago I chose to con-     your life? It does not help to      Remember how powerful
sciously create my own real-      worry but it is an old behav-       and magnificent you really
ity, so with that, I decided to   ior we have learned and we          are. You are One with this
be in control of what enters      need to unlearn it. I do know       entire Universe. Choose to
my mind. I choose what to         this is not an easy task but        think Prosperity.
read, I choose who to listen      what are your choices? You
to, I choose who to associate     either keep worrying and                Laura Bonilla, C.Ht.
with. I stay away from neg-       attracting more of the same,        is a Licenced Spiritual
ativity and welcome positive      or your send an intention           Coach and Certified
and uplifting events and          into your mind to change no         Hypnotherapist. Her holistic
people in my life. When I do      matter what.                        approach is to bring Spirit-
hear negativity, I choose to           2. E v e r y t i m e t h a t   Mind-Body into Oneness.
not give it power. I ignore       worries or concerns about           She has her private prac-
it. I choose to “fear no evil”    money come into your mind,          tice in Covina and in the
because it is not real. I         tell yourself, “Stop stop” or       Glendora/San Dimas area.
choose to live in absolute        “Delete delete” and imme-           She conducts workshops on
faith, trusting this beautiful    diately take a deep breath,         Remembering your Purpose,
and perfect Universe.             let go of those thoughts and        Self-Hypnosis, and on Past
     The subconscious mind        feelings and go into your           Life Regressions. For one-
is your darkroom. In it you       darkroom and create the             on-one consultation, you can
create your world. What           picture you’re wanting to           reach her directly at 909-
pictures do you want to           manifest in your life. See          994-5701. To read her past
develop in your darkroom?         yourself surrounded by              articles or any other infor-
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tures of poverty and despair      in life. See yourself helping       visit her website at www.
and fears, or pictures of         others with your riches. See Her email
prosperity and abundance          yourself at peace and ful-          is
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Citrus College                    will offer swimming les-
                                  sons for infants through
                                                                      at 3 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. and
                                                                      Saturday at 12 p.m. through
Offers Summer                     adults for skill levels begin-      August 12.
Recreational                      ning through proficient.                Additional information
                                  Most classes are available          and class descriptions are
Swimming and                      in half hour increments             available online at www.cit-
Swimming Lessons                  except Saturday classes,  
                                  which meet for one hour.                Contact the Continuing
    Stay cool, get some exer-
                                  Saturday classes began              Education Department at
cise, or learn to swim this
                                  on July 3 and will end on           (626) 852-8022 to register
summer by participating
                                  July 24, with classes start-        for lessons and purchase
in the aquatic programs
                                  ing between 9 a.m. until 12         recreational swim passes.
offered by the Citrus College
                                  p.m.     Swimming classes           Online registration is not
Continuing Education
                                  will also take place Monday         available for swimming
Department, at the college’s
                                  – Thursday beginning on             classes.
swimming pool.
                                  July 12 and ending on July
    The pool is currently
                                  22, and begin every
open to local residents for
                                  half hour from 10 a.m.
recreational swimming
                                  to 6:30 p.m. From
Monday through Thursday
                                  July 26 through
from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
                                  August 21, Monday
through Thursday, August
                                  – Thursday and
12. Daily passes are avail-
                                  Saturday classes will
able for $1.00 per day.
                                  run with the same
Summer passes can also be
                                  starting times.
purchased for families, $65;
                                      Diving lessons are
adults, $30; and children,
                                  available Monday
                                  t h r o u g h
    Continuing Education
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                                                                                                     along the road, the trees            killers were influenza, typhus,
 The steps at the Museum of Art where Rocky Balboa ended his
 famous workout run in the original “Rocky” movie. It is also the                                    are awash with autumn’s              typhoid and dysentery.
 site of the start of my bike ride to Valley Forge.                                                  rich hues. It’s a much dif-              Perhaps the most impor-
                                                                                                     ferent canvas that the one           tant outcome of the encamp-
                                                                                                     Washington’s ragtag army             ment was the army’s matu-
                                                                                                     faced in the winter of 1777.         ration into a more profes-
                                                                                                         “We’re pedaling history,”        sional force under the direc-
                                                                                                     said Jeffrey Dolan, presi-           tion of a charismatic for-
                                                                                                     dent of Philadelphia Bike            mer Prussian army officer,
                                                                                                     and Moped Tours.                     Friedrich Wilhelm Baron
                                                                                                          Washington’s troops             von Steuben.
                                                                                                     moved from Whitemarsh                    One member of our
                                                                                                     to the west bank of the              group said it for all of us
                                                                                                     Schuylkill (pronounced               as we sat under a tree eat-
                                                                                                     school-kill) River at Valley         ing lunch in a park a stone’s
                                                                                                     Forge, a 13-mile march that          throw from Valley Forge.
                                                                                                     was delayed and took eight           We were soaked, muddy and
                                                                                                     days. The troops crossed             tired. “The rain be damned.
                                                                                                     the Schuylkill on a wobbly,          I wouldn’t have missed this
                                                                                                     makeshift bridge in an area          experience for anything.”
                                                                                                     called the Gulph. They were          It sounded like something
                                                                                                     forced to bivouac at the             George Washington might
                                                                                                     Gulph for several days after         have said during that fate-
Travel With Stan                 less rain jacket and nurs-
                                 ing the onset of diaper rash.
                                                                    of Rockys (six to be exact)
                                                                    under the dam since then.        a snowstorm and several              ful winter of 1777-78. Only
Story & Photos By Stan           Before leaving, I threw                The Schuylkill River         days of icy rain made roads          he would have changed rain
Wawer                            down a piece of cheese, two        Trail extends from down-         impassable. The undernour-           to snow.
                                 pieces of dried apricot and a      town Philadelphia to Oaks        ished troops finally marched
    A blinding rainstorm
drenched 20 adventurous          slice of prosciutto.               in Montgomery County. In         into Valley Forge on Dec.            If you go
                                     I eventually was passed        Philadelphia, the trail uses     19, 1777.                                Southwest Airlines
bike riders as they wound
                                 by five members of our             the Fairmount Park trails            Washington forged his            offers several low fare daily
their way around the
                                 group - three from the             and the Manayunk Canal           Continental Army into a              flights from Ontario or
Schuylkill River on a 23-mile
                                 mountains of Colorado, one         Tow Path. The trail is           fighting force at Valley Forge       LAX to Philadelphia start-
journey from Philadelphia to
                                 from the Mile High City            paved except for the tow-        in that winter of 1777-78.           ing at 6:30 a.m. and 6:45
Valley Forge.
                                 of Denver and one from             path. Future development         You can tour Washington’s            a.m., respectively. Check
    We were given the choice
                                 Southern California who            of the Schuylkill River Trail    headquarters, soldiers’ huts         online at www.southwest.
of quitting at the 12-mile
                                 had just returned from a           will extend the trail along      and Artillery Park. No bat-          com or
mark and taking a van
                                 480-mile mountainous bike          the entire length of the         tles were fought in Valley           Southwest also has flights
the final 11 miles or, like
                                 ride in New Zealand. No            Schuylkill River for more        Forge, but about 2,000 sol-          out of Bob Hope Airport in
General Washington and
                                 fare.                              than 100 miles, from its con-    diers died - more Americans          Burbank starting at 8:15
his Continental Army, just
                                     We started the 23-mile         fluence with the Delaware        than were killed at the              a.m.
keep on truckin’.
                                 ride outside the entrance of       River to its headwaters in       battles of Brandywine and                Frontier Airlines has
    Nineteen of us decided
                                 the Philadelphia Museum            Schuylkill County.               Germantown combined.                 daily low fare roundtrip
that if Washington and his
                                 of Art, the same Museum                The bike trail travers-          To d a y, Va l l e y F o r g e   flights to Philadelphia from
army could do it on foot in
                                 of Art where Rocky Balboa          es the bucolic countryside       National Historical Park             LAX starting at 6:30 a.m.
the dead of winter, we could
                                 (Sylvester Stallone) finished      of the Schuylkill River          is a lush expanse of roll-           Check online at www.fron-
do it on bikes in a driving
                                 his famous run and work-           Heritage Corridor, a five-       ing, haunting hillsides that
rain. I was the first to head
                                 out in the original “Rocky.”       county area designated as        bears witness to the sacri-
out on the final leg - soaked
                                 Would you believe 30 years         a State heritage Park, high-     fice and endurance of the            Where to stay
to the skin, muddied all-ter-
                                 ago? There has been a lot          lighting the rich industrial     Continental Army.                       There are a num-
rain shoes, shorts and use-
                                                                    and cultural heritage of this        Disease, not cold or star-       ber of outstanding hotels
                                                                    region, offering bikers and      vation was the true scourge of       and country inns in and
                                                                    hikers an idyllic view of this   the camp. The most common            around Philadelphia. The
                                                                    extraordinary river corridor.
                                                                        The trail runs through a
                                                                    landscape that varies from
                                                                    parkland to urban and sub-
                                                                    urban neighborhoods.
                                                                        The Schuylkill River
                                                                    Greenway Association man-
                                                                    ages the area. “We envi-
                                                                    sion a Schuylkill River
                                                                    region fully revitalized and
                                                                    restored, a region whose cit-
                                                                    izens understand, value and
                                                                    are fully committed t pre-
                                                                    serving and sustaining their
                                                                    cultural heritage and natu-
                                                                    ral environment for future
                                                                    generations,” according to
                                                                    an association spokesman.
                                                                        This bike route is even
                                                                    more stunning in the fall. At
                                                                    this time of the year, Valley
                                                                    Forge National Historical
                                                                    Park becomes a 3,600-acre
                                                                    tapestry of gorgeous golds,
                                                                    reds and oranges. The
                                                                    stately statues of Gen. “Mad
                                                                    Anthony” Wayne and Baron
                                                                    Friedrich Von Steuben are
                                                                    framed against a blaze of
                                                                    yellow foliage. Washington’s
                                                                    austere gray stone head-
                                                                    quarters is resplendent
                                                                    against a backdrop of red
                                                                    and gold leaves. Everywhere                The Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.

                                                               Glendora Community News
                                                                                                                                                 August 2010 – Page 9

Independence Hall where the signing of the Declaration of Independence took place.

Doubletree Hotel, 237 S.         brings bicycles directly to                other details are all subject
Broad St., is in the heart       area hotels. Bikers can                    to change. Confirm all infor-
of Philadelphia’s arts dis-      pedal through town on their                mation before making any
trict along the Avenue           own or opt for a guided city               travel arrangements.)
of the Arts. It sits across      or countryside tour. Snacks
from the Kimmel Center           and water are provided by
for the Performing Arts,         request. The cost is $36 for
the Academy of Music and         a half day, $57 for a full
Merriam and Wilma the-           day; guided tour packages
aters. Reserve online at         begin at $56 per person for or call       ages 14 and up. Call (866)
(800) 222-TREE.                  667-3395 or go to www.phil-
    To check out hotels, inns The Stan Wawer is a La
and bed & breakfasts, go to                            Verne resident, a member
                                 tours include new Fuji com-, the offi-                             of the Society of American
                                 fort bikes, helmets and bike
cial visitor site for Greater    training.             Travel Writers and editor of
Philadelphia.                                          his own travel blog, www.
                             (All information is accu- travelwithstan.blogspot.
When you’re there        rate at the time of publica- com. Address all travel-
                                                       related questions to his blog.
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River – all while enjoying
luxury accommodations on
a “floating luxury hotel,”       offers 20 vessels, diverse                 tage wines, an open bar
gourmet dining, and a wide       itineraries and theme cruis-               and excursions to cultural
selection of fine wines?         es throughout Europe and                   and historical attractions –  only eight-passenger, “dou-     diverse and delightful coun-
    During the warm sum-         even Italy.                                all while being pampered      ble-decker” hotel barge on      tryside, historic towns and
mer months and into the              “ S o p h i s t i c a t e d t r a v-   by a bilingual, English-      Southern France’s Canal         cultural attractions, cruises
brisk days of fall, more and     elers are tired of the fast-               speaking crew that includes   du Midi, a UNESCO-rated,        are ideal for the individual
more Americans are forgo-        paced, whirlwind tours,”                   a captain, a gourmet chef,    300- year-old waterway.         travelers as well as groups,
ing the hectic “seven cities     said Derek Banks, CEO                      hostess, and a tour guide.    Cruise highlights include       who can charter an entire
in seven days” bus tours of      of European Waterways.                     European Waterways’ entire    a tour of Carcassonne, the      vessel and enjoy even great-
Europe’s busy cities to take     “They recognize that hotel                 fleet of elegantly appointed  world’s most complete, for-     er value,” said Bank.
a leisurely cruise through       barge cruising offers one of               barges features a line-up of  tified medieval city; a visit       You can find more infor-
the European countryside.        the most relaxing and satis-               20 vessels cruising through   to the ancient Roman city       mation about European
Instead of battling traffic      fying ways to experience the               nine countries, including     of Narbonne and its color-      Waterways online at www.
and long lines at popular        serene beauty and history of               France, Italy, Scotland,      ful indoor market; and pri- . The compa-
urban attractions, they are      Europe.                                    Ireland, England, Germany,    vate tastings of Corbières      ny offers a wealth of infor-
soaking in the history and                                                  Belgium, Holland and          wine at Chateau Ollieux         mation about luxury barge
culture of the land while        Luxury, Elegance, Culture                  Luxembourg.                   Romanis. The unique,            cruising, with complete
watching the idyllic scenery         Passengers onboard ves-                                              luxury hotel also cruises       rates for 2010 and 2011. It
go by from the broad deck of     sels with such exotic names                Something Old, Something throughout Provence as well          also frequently posts special
a luxury hotel barge. One of     as La Nouvelle Etoile, L’Art               New – All Enchanting          as Camargue, located in the     discount offers that could
Europe’s largest providers       de Vivre, and La Dolce Vita                    O n e o f E u r o p e a n South of France.                save you thousands of dol-
of these unique vacations is     enjoy air-conditioned cab-                 Waterways’ newest ves-            “With so many oppor-        lars off the standard rates
European Waterways, which        ins, gourmet meals, vin-                   sels, the Enchanté, is the tunities to enjoy Europe’s         for cabins.

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Personal                       been ground-breaking with
                               their products. For exam-
                                                              uses a metal band that cir-
                                                              cles the edge phone of the
                                                                                                 But this issue is not
                                                                                             unique to the iPhone 4. All
                                                                                                                                 Consumer Reports tested
                                                                                                                             three iPhone 4s and here is
Technology                     ple, the Lisa and Macintosh    phone. In the lower left       cell phones have their radio    what they said “It’s official.
by Mitchell Crawford           personal computers were        hand corner of the phone is    transmission and reception      Consumer Reports’ engi-
                               the first commercial com-      a spot where two pieces of     affected by how you hold the    neers have just completed
    Steve Jobs of Apple com-   puters to integrate point      the antenna meet. If you       phone. With the iPhone 4,       testing the iPhone 4, and
puter is my hero. He is both   and click navigation with a    hold the phone in your left    it seems to be affected more.   have confirmed that there is
my technology hero, and my     mouse.                         hand, like I might to dial         In a widely publicized      a problem with its reception.
marketing hero. But he             Recently Steve has been    the phone, and your palm       email response to a custom-     When your finger or hand
recently made a little mis-    in the news because of the     covers this spot many own-     er who reported the recep-      touches a spot on the phone’s
take with the new iPhone 4.    launch of the Apple Tablet,    ers have reported recep-       tion problem to Steve Jobs      lower left side-an easy thing,
    Jobs is the Chairman       the iPad, and the release      tion problems. Anyone          via email, Jobs said, and       especially for lefties-the sig-
and CEO and one of the         of the iPhone 4. In three      who is old enough to have      this is what I believe is a     nal can significantly degrade
founders of Apple. It used     days Apple sold 1.7 mil-       adjusted rabbit ears on a      mistake, “Just avoid holding    enough to cause you to lose
to be called Apple Computer,   lion iPhones. People wait-     TV has experienced the dif-    it that way.” I find it hard    your connection altogether
until 2007. They changed       ed days in line to get their   ference in the picture and     to believe that Steve Jobs,     if you’re in an area with a
the name because of their      hands on the iPhone.           audio reception after you      who never compromises on        weak signal. Due to this
branch-out beyond comput-          And, why not? The          stop touching the rabbit ear   product design and is very      problem, we can’t recom-
ers into consumer electronic   iPhone 4 is sleek, elegant     antennas. This is probably     consumer focused, would say     mend the iPhone 4.”
devices                        and a pleasure to hold, view   what is happening with         something like that to a cus-       Apple then scheduled
    Over the years Apple has   and use. It is like a fine     the iPhone 4. The palm         tomer. Apple held that there    a news conference where
produced several innovative    glass of wine.                 changes the sensitivity of     was not a problem with the      Steve Jobs opened the con-
products: the personal com-        But, there is a little     the antenna and the recep-     design of the iPhone 4. That    ference saying: “You know
puter, MP3 players, and cell   trouble with the iPhone 4.     tion and transmission of the   was until Consumer Reports      we’re not perfect. Phones
phones. Often, they have       The unique antenna design      phone is degraded.             weighed-in.                     aren’t perfect. We want to
                                                                                                                             make all our users happy.
                                                                                                                             And if you don’t know that
                                                                                                                             about Apple, then you don’t
                                                                                                                             know Apple.”
                                                                                                                                 His solution is to offer
                                                                                                                             a free case to everyone that
                                                                                                                             has purchased an iPhone 4,
                                                                                                                             a refund for the case if they
                                                                                                                             already purchased one, and
                                                                                                                             a full refund if you want to
                                                                                                                             return the phone.
                                                                                                                                 I’ve been a student of
                                                                                                                             Steve Jobs for about 25
                                                                                                                             years and I’m guessing, and
                                                                                                                             this is only a guess, that
                                                                                                                             he feels the case intrudes
                                                                                                                             on the elegant iPhone 4
                                                                                                                             design. Kind of like putting
                                                                                                                             Chateau Lafite Rothschild
                                                                                                                             wine in a Dixie cup. It still
                                                                                                                             works, but it may take-away
                                                                                                                             some of the elegance.
                                                                                                                                 To his credit, Jobs will
                                                                                                                             spend a lot of money, 3 mil-
                                                                                                                             lion iPhone 4s were sold in
                                                                                                                             three weeks, to make the
                                                                                                                             early iPhone 4 purchasers
                                                                                                                             happy. Also, I suspect we
                                                                                                                             will see Apple perform a
                                                                                                                             redesign of the iPhone 4 so
                                                                                                                             future owners will not have
                                                                                                                             to use a case.

                                                                                                                             Dreier Congratulates
                                                                                                                             Upland Teen for
                                                                                                                             Biking Across America
                                                                                                                             continued from page 1
                                                                                                                             others,” Dreier said. “They
                                                                                                                             are a real inspiration and
                                                                                                                             living proof that one person,
                                                                                                                             and one family, can make a
                                                                                                                             difference. It was an honor
                                                                                                                             to welcome Joseph and his
                                                                                                                             parents, Robert and Elvira,
                                                                                                                             his brother Robert and sis-
                                                                                                                             ter Mercedes to Washington
                                                                                                                             and to congratulate them on
                                                                                                                             their exciting journey.”
                                                                                                                                 Congressman Dreier
                                                                                                                             presented Joseph Machado
                                                                                                                             with a certificate of recog-
                                                                                                                             nition from the U.S. House
                                                                                                                             of Representatives stating:
                                                                                                                             “In special recognition of
                                                                                                                             Joseph Machado for bicy-
                                                                                                                             cling across our country to
                                                                                                                             inspire others and improve
                                                                                                                             our community.”
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                                                                                                                                                           August 2010 – Page 11
                                                                             for the future,” she said.       undergraduate study,” he                   However, his declining
                                                                             “Much like the donor who         said.                                  health forced him to retire
                                                                             has made these scholarships           After earning his bach-           in 2007. Several months
                                                                             possible, the recipients will    elor ’s degree in politi-              later, he presented the
                                                                             no doubt go on to make a         cal science at UCLA in                 Citrus College Foundation
                                                                             difference in the world.”        1967, Dudley went on to                with his sizeable donation.
                                                                                  While Dudley left the       attend graduate school at                  “Gene Dudley’s thought-
                                                                             majority of his scholarship’s    California State University,           ful gift is a prime example
                                                                             selection specifics up to the    Hayward and California                 of Citrus College’s mission
                                                                             Foundation’s Scholarship         S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y, L o s   being fulfilled,” said Dr.
                                                                             Committee, he did have           Angeles where he majored               Gary Woods, president of
                                                                             some general criteria that       in public administration.              the Citrus College Board of
                                                                             recipients should meet.               Before completing his             Trustees. “As an institu-
                                                                                  “I would like the student   graduate studies, Dudley               tion, we strive to support
                                                                             to have a 3.0 grade point        decided to join VISTA, the             the academic excellence and
                                                                             average or higher and to         Domestic Peace Corps. In               personal achievement of our
                                                                             have actively participated       1972, he became an exec-               students on a daily basis.
                                                                             in the campus life of Citrus     utive director of an eight-            There is perhaps no better
                                                                             College; including, but          county community action                way to do this than by pro-
                                                                             not necessarily limited to,      agency in South Dakota                 viding them with financial
                                                                             involvement in service orga-     and was ultimately appoint-            assistance as they take the
                                                                             nizations and/or student         ed Deputy Director of the              next step in their education-
                                                                             government,” he said.            South Dakota Office of                 al journeys.”
                                                                                  It was not surprising       Economic Opportunity.                      When making his dona-
                                                                             that Dudley made campus               Dudley’s professional             tion, Dudley indicated that
                                                                             involvement a requirement        success continued when he              he wanted his gift to pro-
                                                                             for his scholarship recipi-      moved back to California               vide others with the oppor-
                                                                             ent. As a Citrus College         in 1974 to work with the               tunity to accomplish their
                                                                             student, his involvement         California Department of               goals.
                                                                             included serving as student      Aging. Six years later, he                 “Citrus College has
                                                                             body president, commission-      began a 25-year career with            always held a special place
                                                                             er of student activities and     the City of Los Angeles.               in my heart,” he said. “I
                                                                             as a member of the Student       After retiring as direc-               am hoping that my scholar-
                                                                             Court. He also established       tor of real estate for the             ship, to some extent, will
Citrus College                             award,” Lieboff said. “His
                                           legacy will live on through       a campus service organi-         Department of Recreation               help another Citrus College
Donor                                      his generosity. I hope he         zation, and wrote for the        and Parks in 2004, he                  student achieve his or her
                                                                             Citrus College Clarion stu-      joined Prudential California           dream.”
Posthumously                               serves as an inspiration for
                                                                             dent newspaper.                  Realty in Glendale.
                                           others to follow his example
Receives Lifetime                          and give to those less fortu-          “I want to encourage
Achievement                                nate.”                            others to consider becoming
                                                                             actively engaged in campus
Award                                           In an interview prior to
                                           his death, Dudley explained       life,” he said. “The benefits
by Stacy Armstrong and                     that he made his donation         and personal growth oppor-
Rachel White                               in light of the increasing        tunities for the individual,
                                           price of higher education.        in my opinion, far outweigh
    Llewelyn Eugene Dudley
                                                “The cost of attending       the time and effort that par-
always said that Citrus
                                           college has become astro-         ticipation in campus life
College held a special place
                                           nomical,” he said. “I think       necessitates.”
in his heart.
                                           it is important for my gener-          Another significant
    In 2007, he proved his
                                           ation to provide some finan-      requirement Dudley made
affinity for the college by
                                           cial assistance to enable the     for the scholarship was that
donating $100,000 to the
                                           next generation of students       the student recipient must
Citrus College Foundation.
                                           to go on to a four-year col-      be transferring to a four-
When the long-time
                                           lege or university and to         year school.
Glendale resident passed
                                           achieve a degree if they so            “I chose transferring
away two years later, his
                                           desire.”                          students because the cost of
thoughtful gift remained to
                                                The reason Dudley            higher education at a four-
affect the lives of countless
                                           chose to donate his funds to      year college or university
students for years to come.
                                           Citrus College, as opposed        can be quite intimidating,”
    This $100,000 donation                                                                                    Congressman Dreier addressing attendees, including Dr. Charles
                                           to another educational insti-     he said. “There are, doubt-
is only one of the many rea-                                                                                  Elachi, Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, far left.
                                           tution, was because of his        less, many Citrus students
sons Dudley was posthu-
                                                                             who confront the high cost
mously selected to receive                 experience as a member of
                                           the class of 1965.                of upper division under-         Dreier Helps                           people who work there rep-
Citrus College Alumni                                                                                                                                resent the continuation of
A s s o c i a t i o n ’s L i f e t i m e        “I, like many others, did    graduate study as they pre-      Commemorate                            innovation and exploration.
                                                                             pare to transfer to a four-
Achievement Award, which                   not grow up in affluence and
                                                                             year college or university. I
                                                                                                              JPL’s Contribution                         “Four hundred years
                                           Citrus College provided me
was presented at the col-
lege’s commencement cer-                   with an affordable oppor-         am hopeful that my scholar-      to Exploration                         after the introduction of the
                                                                             ship will assist at least one                                           simple telescope, the people
emony last month.                          tunity to begin my college                                             WASHINGTON, DC –                   of JPL continue to innovate,
                                           career,” he said.                 person, each year, to ease a
    “Gene did much more                                                                                       Congressman David Dreier               explore and inspire,” Dreier
                                                Since the $100,000           bit of the financial burden
than make a financial                                                                                         (R-San Dimas, CA) helped               said. “The beginnings of
                                           donation was made, it has         they will be facing.”
gift to Citrus College - he                                                                                   the La Cañada Flintridge-              space exploration have led
                                           been used to provide $1,000            Dudley himself was
made a difference,” said                                                                                      based Jet Propulsion                   us to exciting adventures
                                           scholarship to one Citrus         a transfer student. After
Eric Magallon, supervisor                                                                                     Laboratory (JPL) and NASA
                                           College student every year.       graduating from Glendora                                                like the Mars Exploration
of the Citrus College book-                                                                                   celebrate 400 years of dis-
                                           According to Dr. Geraldine        High School in 1963, he                                                 Rover Mission. Not only
store and president of the                                                                                    covery in space this week.
                                           M. Perri, superintendent/         enrolled at Citrus College.                                             does this Mission provide
Citrus Alumni Association.                                                                                    NASA, JPL, the Applied
                                           president of Citrus College,      Upon receiving his associ-                                              inspiring discoveries, it also
“We sincerely admire and                                                                                      Physics Laboratory and
                                           receiving a scholarship such      ate’s degree two years later,                                           provides critical jobs to our
appreciate his altruism and
                                           as this one is often a turn-      Dudley transferred to the        the California Institute of            region’s economy. With
believed that it needed to be
                                           ing point in the life of a stu-   University of California at      Technology hosted an event             facilities like JPL, there is
                                           dent.                             Los Angeles.                     to commemorate the intro-              no doubt space exploration
    Richard Lieboff, Dudley’s
                                                “These funds enable stu-          “My first two years at      duction of telescope by
long-time partner, accepted                                                                                                                          will continue to enlighten
                                           dents to pursue their aca-        Citrus College prepared me       Galileo Galilei and the dis-
the honor on his behalf.                                                                                                                             and inspire well into the
                                           demic dreams, as well as          academically to move on to       coveries it has generated.
    “I am so proud that                                                                                                                              future.”
                                           give them a sense of hope         UCLA for my upper division       Dreier said JPL and the
Gene was selected for this
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                      Glendora Community News
                                                                                                                                                          August 2010 – Page 13
                                     for Citrus College.                  Axes & Axles: The Art of Building Cars and Guitars - New Exhibit Opening in
                                         “The collegial atmo-             September continued from page 3
                                     sphere here is wonderful,”
                                                                              Jeff Beck, legendary         Visit http://museum.nhra.                backgrounds.
                                     he says. “I enjoy the fact
                                                                          English rock guitarist           com for information.                         The Wally Parks NHRA
                                     that this college is commit-
                                                                              Eric Clapton, famed               The exhibit will open               Motorsports Museum is
                                     ted to maintaining a collab-
                                                                          English blues-rock guitar-       in conjunction with the                  open Wednesday through
                                     orative environment.”
                                                                          ist, singer, songwriter and      2010 Los Angeles County                  Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
                                         Va u g h a n j o i n e d t h e
                                                                          composer                         Fair, Sept. 4-Oct. 3, 2010.              PST, closed on all major
                                     Citrus College fam-
                                                                              Chip Foose, celebrity        Museum admission is $1                   U.S. holidays. Current
                                     ily in 1990 as an adjunct
                                                                          automotive designer              with paid L.A. County Fair               NHRA members are admit-
                                     instructor in the Fine
                                                                              Billy F Gibbons, guitar-     admission. Visit www.fair-               ted free and Auto Club
                                     and Performing Arts
                                                                          ist of ZZ Top           for L.A. County                 members enjoy a $2 dis-
                                     Department. Nine years
                                                                              Kenny Wayne Shepherd,        Fair admission prices.                   count. Admission for non-
                                     later, he received a full-time
                                                                          blues/rock guitarist                  Founded in 1998 and                 members is $8 for adults, $6
                                     faculty position.
                                                                              Brian Setzer, American       named for the founder                    for seniors 60 and older, $6
                                         “I chose a career in edu-
                                                                          guitarist, singer, songwriter,   of the National Hot Rod                  for juniors six through 15,
                                     cation because I love pass-
                                                                          and actor                        A s s o c i a t i o n , t h e Wa l l y   and free for children under
                                     ing on my knowledge of the
Citrus College                       arts to young adults,” the
                                                                              J i m m i e Va u g h a n ,   Parks NHRA Motorsports                   the age of five. The Museum
Dance Instructor                     Running Springs resident
                                                                          American blues guitarist
                                                                          and singer
                                                                                                           Museum , presented
                                                                                                           by Automobile Club of
                                                                                                                                                    is also available for spe-
                                                                                                                                                    cial group tours. The Wally
Receives 2010                        said. “I love teaching and
                                     find it extremely reward-
                                                                              SO-CAL Speed Shop,           Southern California hous-                Parks NHRA Motorsports
Distinguished                        ing to see a student have
                                                                          leaders in automotive            es the very roots of hot                 Museum is located at
                                                                          design                           rodding. Scores of famous                Fairplex Gate 1, 1101 W.
Faculty Honor                        an ‘ah-ha’ when a concept
                                                                                                           vehicles spanning American               McKinley Ave. in Pomona .
                                     becomes apparent.”
By Stacy Armstrong                                                           A variety of educational      motorsports history are on               For further information on
                                         He holds a bachelor
                                                                          programs will be present-        display, including winning               special exhibits, museum
    John Vaughan is some-            of fine arts degree from
                                                                          ed in conjunction with the       cars representing 50 years               events or directions, call
thing of a star at Citrus            the University of North
                                                                          exhibition including gui-        of drag racing, dry lakes                909/622-2133 or visit http://
College. However, the long-          Carolina at Greensboro and
                                                                          tar demonstrations and a         and salt-flat racers, oval     
time dance instructor ’s             is currently working on his
                                                                          panel discussion with hot        track challengers and exhib-
extensive experience as a            master’s degree in humani-
                                                                          rod builders and musicians.      its describing their colorful
professional theatre direc-          ties at Cal State Dominguez
tor, choreographer, and per-         Hills.
former is not the only rea-              However, Vaughan says            Protecting Sources               Information Act, will pro-
                                                                                                           tect the sources on whom
                                                                                                                                                    mous expenses of fighting
                                                                                                                                                    such legal battles to protect
son he has become a stand-           he also receives an educa-           Means Protecting                 journalists rely from having             sources are turning their
out on campus.                       tion in his own classroom.
    In addition to being a               “I try to keep learning          The Public                       their identities exposed in              backs on compelling stories.
                                                                                                           all but a few circumstances                  As S. 448 awaits permis-
talented teacher, Vaughan            and growing from my stu-             by Kevin Z. Smith                including where national                 sion from key senate lead-
is an active member of the           dents,” he said. “This keeps
                                                                              During the course of its     security concerns are raised.            ership to come to the floor
college community. This              my teaching fresh. I don’t
                                                                          investigation into the cur-      Five years in the making,                for a full vote, all senators,
involvement has earned him           like to get in a rut.”
                                                                          rent Gulf of Mexico oil spill,   the current version of this              representing the interests
the honor of Citrus College’s            D r. G a r y Wo o d s ,
                                                                          The Associated Press was         bill is supported by more                of American citizens, need
2010 Distinguished Faculty.          president of the Citrus
                                                                          given information from           than 50 journalism organi-               to hear from their constit-
    “I was very surprised            Community College District
                                                                          the then-office of Mineral       zations, the White House,                uents. Citizens who value
and grateful when I learned          Board of Trustees, says that
                                                                          Management Services that         the Justice Department and               the importance of trans-
I would be receiving this            Vaughan is a prime example
                                                                          was not making a lot of          most of your Congressional               parency in governance and
recognition,” he said. “It is        of the quality faculty that
                                                                          sense.                           delegation.                              think the American press
both humbling and gratify-           work at Citrus College.
                                                                              As millions of gallons of        Most states have laws                needs to continue to serve
ing to be honored by my col-             “It is talented and dedi-
                                                                          crude spewed into the gulf       that can protect a source’s              as the watchdog on the fed-
leagues.”                            cated faculty members like
                                                                          waters and the oversight by      identity from overzealous                eral government should tell
    Vaughan’s extensive list         John Vaughan who help
                                                                          MMS officials on BP’s well       prosecutors and judges, but              their senators to support
of contributions includes            our students achieve suc-
                                                                          was being called into ques-      there is no such protection              this measure.
everything from helping              cess and make it possible
                                                                          tion, an anonymous source        yet at the federal level. S.                 The clock is ticking as
organize convocation to              for the college to fulfill our
                                                                          in that office told reporters    448 would change that and                Congress will recess in
teaching staff development           mission,” Woods said.
                                                                          far different stories than       extend the same protections              August. Tell your senator to
workshops. However, he                                                                                     offered through statute or               have the bill moved to a full
                                                                          what they had been initially
says his greatest accom-                                                                                   common law in 49 states to               Senate vote as soon as pos-
                                                                          told. This anonymous source
plishment outside the class-                                                                               the national government.                 sible and support its pas-
                                                                          set the record straight by
room has been serving as                                                                                   Without it, stories focusing             sage.
                                                                          coming forward and speak-
the Academic Senate presi-                                                                                 on the federal government                    Without this bill, stories
                                                                          ing out, and suddenly the
dent during the 2008-2009                                                                                  will not be told because                 that affect lives, like the oil
                                                                          world knew that this was
academic year.                                                                                             reporters are faced with                 spill in the Gulf, will never
                                                                          more than a mechanical
    “As Academic Senate                                                                                    threats of jail time and fines           get the detailed attention
                                                                          failure; it was a full system
president, John played an                                                                                  if they do not turn on their             they need to bring about
                                                                          failure. The people hired
important role in organiz-                                                                                 sources.                                 change. Without this bill,
                                                                          to keep these events from
ing the faculty’s involve-                                                                                     Subpoenas against the                your government has a bet-
                                                                          occurring were ignoring
ment in Citrus College’s                                                                                   press numbered more than                 ter chance of operating in
                                                                          their responsibilities.
Accreditation Self-Study                                                                                   3,000 nationwide in 2006                 darkness or lying its way
                                                                              At times, anonymous
process. I have no doubt                                                                                   with 335 issued by feder-                out of trouble. Help bring
                                                                           sources provide crucial
that his efforts were instru-                                                                              al prosecutors seeking the               this to an end by voicing
                                                                           information to the press.
mental to our successful site
visit and ultimate reaffir-
mation,” said Dr. Geraldine
                                        Something                          Stories of oil disasters may
                                                                           be the latest, but without
                                                                                                           identities of news sources,
                                                                                                           according to a survey con-
                                                                                                                                                    support for S. 448.
                                                                                                                                                        Only when there is
M. Perri, superintendent/
president. “Among many
                                          Special                          citizens coming forward
                                                                           and sharing vital infor-
                                                                                                           ducted by a Brigham Young
                                                                                                           University law professor.
                                                                                                                                                    a free flow of information
                                                                                                                                                    from the government to its
other things, he has also
been active with the col-
                                       Happening In                        mation, Americans would
                                                                           not know about steroids
                                                                                                           More than a few journalists
                                                                                                           have spent time in jail, and
                                                                                                                                                    people can we truly appreci-
                                                                                                                                                    ate the beauty and power of
lege’s Steering Committee
and has served as a produc-
                                       Your Family                         in sports, excessive mili-
                                                                           tary spending, or food and
                                                                                                           some have been forced out
                                                                                                           of the profession all togeth-
                                                                                                                                                    a democracy.
                                                                                                                                                        Kevin Z. Smith is the
er for our annual Academic
A c h i e v e m e n t Aw a r d s .
                                         or with                           drug hazards. We would
                                                                           never have been told about
                                                                                                           er by heavy fines that crip-
                                                                                                           pled them financially. These
                                                                                                                                                    2009-2010 national presi-
                                                                                                                                                    dent of the Society of
Needless to say, John is an
invaluable asset for Citrus
                                        Friends??                          Watergate.
                                                                               A bill currently in
                                                                                                           are all heavy-handed tactics
                                                                                                           to illicit the names of peo-
                                                                                                                                                    Professional Journalists.
                                                                                                                                                    Reach him at ksmith@spj.
                                           Call Jerry                      the U.S. Senate will help       ple who can then be identi-              org. For more on SPJ’s work
College.”                                                                                                  fied and retaliated against.             to improve and protect jour-
                                     at 626-967-2263 or fax                assure such stories con-
    Being involved in college                                                                              Media companies large and                nalism, see .
                                         888-424-7280                      tinue to reach the public.
activities has given Vaughan                                                                               small faced with the enor-
                                                                           S. 448, The Free Flow of
an even deeper appreciation
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                                                              Regards, Robin
                                                                  complete, guided, self-paced    with statistical information    from the U.S. Institute
                                                                  application that walks you      and Web tools to help make      of Museum and Library
                                                                  through the entire pro-         well-planned career choices.    Services under the provisions
                                                                  cess - assessing strengths          If you have a library       of the Library Services and
                                                                  and interests, exploring        card, you can access this       Technology Act, and is admin-
                                                                  new opportunities, prepar-      database from any comput-       istered in California by the
    Glendora Public Library                                       ing a resume, finding edu-      er connected to the Internet.   State Librarian. This grant
has something for every-                                          cational opportunities and      Just go to the library’s web-   allows SCLC member librar-
one! Join the excitement                                          networking advice, perform-     site, www.glendoralibrary.      ies to offer this service free
by attending one of these                                         ing a comprehensive job         org and click on “Electronic    of charge through November
events, proudly presented by     Do you know some -               search and applying online.     Resources”, or come on in to    2011, and at no extra cost to
the Glendora Public Library  one who is looking for a             Career explorers are guided     the library and staff will be   the library’s budget
and Friends Foundation:      new career or job? We can            by clear and concise infor-     happy to assist you.                Across the country, and
                             help! The Glendora Public            mation about career paths,          Glendora Public Library     here in Glendora, libraries
                             Library has acquired Career          industries, companies, job      is able to offer access to      are helping their communi-
August 7th - 14th 10:00 am /
                             Transitions, a new electron-         availability, growth poten-     this new database through       ties get back on their feet.
Main Floor
                             ic resource offering a com-          tial and professional asso-     our membership in the           Let us help you find your
“Saturday Book Sale” - Come prehensive, one-stop, guide           ciations - organized around     Southern California Library     new career and job path!
to the library on a Saturday
                             to career change.                    simple-to-navigate portals      Consortium (SCLC). SCLS             Glendora Public Library
morning and browse the sale
                                 Career Transitions is a          that combine overviews          wrote and received a grant      is here for You!
tables for bargains on Old
Treasures & Fine Arts books.
August 25th 5:30 pm / Friends       Another Fabulous
Room                                Evening at Night
“Novel Idea” - Adult book
discussion group on Hotel           on the Plaza!
on the Corner of Bitter and          Glendora- It may have
Sweet by Jamie Ford.             been hot, but that did not
September 4th - 11th 10:00       stop everyone from having
am / Main Floor                  a wonderful time on July
“Saturday Book Sale” - Come 17 at the Glendora Public
to the library on a Saturday     Library Friends Foundation
morning and browse the sale tenth annual “Night on the
tables for bargains on Videos Plaza”. Kitty Garvey, com-
& Children’s books.              mittee chair, and her ded-
September 13th 7:00 pm /         icated committee, created
Main Floor                       another delightful evening
“Books Alive!” - Adult book      for 375 attendees and raised
discussion group on The          over $144,250 for the library
Sun Also Rises by Ernest         this year.
Hemingway.                           Auctioneer Art Ludwick
                                 had everyone bidding
September 28th through
November 30th 6:30 to 8:30       on auction items such
pm / Bidwell Forum               as a helicopter ride over
                                 Glendora, a gourmet din-
“Quilting Class” - This free
                                 ner at two local fire stations
on-going quilting class with
Sandy Janicki, which meets       provided by heroic fire-
on Tuesdays, is for beginners    fighters, a get-away week-
                                                                  under the moon provided by      committee members Terry         books for the entire com-
through experienced quilters. To end to the Central Coast,        the band ‘Groove Authority’.    Bollinger, Nancy Brazzel,       munity to enjoy.” Garvey
register, call (626) 852-4872.   and a character’s name in
                                                                  The proceeds from ‘Night        Josie Breese, Debbie Deal,      appreciates the participa-
                                 the third Granny Apple
October 14th 6:00 pm / Bidwell                                    on the Plaza’ go back to the    Roger Gutierrez, Thom Hill,     tion and support of the com-
                                 mystery series by Sue Ann
Forum                                                             Glendora Public Library to      Pat Janes, Diane Kent,          munity to help make this
                                 Jaffarian.…just a few of the
“Battle of the Books” - Teens 12 live auction items offered       support their events and        Nicole Kent, Sheri King,        such a wonderful success.
will ‘battle’ by answering                                        outreach programs, such as      Barbara Lee, Patty Nichols,     She is very proud that her
                                 that night.
questions about three books                                       the Summer Reading pro-         Lois Riley, Judi Rudd,          committee has raised well
they have read. Event is free.       The attendees enjoyed
                                                                  grams for all ages, the Adult   Gloria Trask, Jan White,        over one million dollars for
For more information, call the   the company of friends, the
                                                                  Literacy, and early educa-      and Sherril White. I am also    the library over the past 10
library at (626) 852-4891.       opportunity to bid on auc-
                                                                  tion outreach to preschool-     very pleased that we raised     years.
                                 tion items and feast on a
Weekly Children’s Storytimes /                                    ers and expectant parents.      $15,600 toward the library’s        We all look forward to
                                 delicious dinner catered by
Friends Room                                                          Garvey says, “I owe a       book budget. This will allow    another great event next
                                 Tutti Mangia. The evening
                                                                  big thank you to my fellow      the library to purchase new     year!
Mondays at 4:00 pm - Read        was topped off with dancing
                                                                                                                                      If you would like more
Aloud Crowd - All Ages - Get
‘hooked’ on a good book by                                                                                                        information about any
hearing the first (or second)                                                                                                     events or programs at the
chapter read.                                                                                                                     Glendora Library, please
                                                                                                                                  call (626) 852-4891.
Mondays at 7 pm - PJ Family
Storytime - 3-5 years old & their
Tuesdays & Wednesdays at
10:30 am - Preschool Storytime
3-5 years old
Thursdays at 10:30 am & 11:30
am - Infants & Toddlers
Saturdays at 10:30 am - 2-5
years old
    Unless otherwise noted,
events are free to the public
and will take place at the
Glendora Public Library, 140
South Glendora Avenue. For
more information call the
Library at (626) 852-4891.
                                                             Glendora Community News
                                                                                                                                                August 2010 – Page 15

                                                                          Along Foothills
                                             as for egg salad
                                          •	 1/2	 lb.	 bacon,	 cooked	  Bon Appetite                     over $6.00.
                                                                                                             Chef Virada and her
                                                                                                                                          just to order it, right. It
                                                                                                                                          is without spirits, but the
                                             crisp and then crumbled by Irene Acedo and Sherry           staff eat the same selections    combination is the size of
                                          •	 (Optional:	1	cup	cooked,	 Breskin                           her patrons do, daily, 24/6;     an entrée and arrives in a
                                             chopped chicken or pop-
Cooking                                      corn shrimp in addi-       Taste of Asia,
                                                                                                         so healthy and happy is
                                                                                                         always on her mind. Taste
                                                                                                                                          visual festival of colorful
                                                                                                                                          veggies, egg, Shrimp, Beef,

Secrets                                      tion to or instead of the
                                             bacon)                     La Verne
                                                                             The Taste of Asia res-
                                                                                                         of Asia recipes contain that
                                                                                                         extra effort to serve the
                                                                                                                                          Pork, Chicken and garni.
                                                                                                                                          The Thai spices, with chili
by Janice Moist                                                                                          best quality lean meats and      and onions make it a pun-
                                         Putting it all together         taurant in La Verne is
                                                                                                         fresh fish, personally select-   gently sensual delight.
Hearty Layered Salad                         Prepare the bacon and built around the impec-               ed by her husband: Never              Many guests enjoy
Makes A Sumptuous                        eggs first. Once the bacon cable skills of Chef Virada          any MSG. Vegetable puree         beer or wine with dinner,
Summer Supper                            is cooked and crumbled and Kowong. This elegant Asian
                                                                                                         is added where it can pro-       house, California vintages,
    This versatile, make-                the eggs boiled and chopped, Fusion restaurant is nes-
                                                                                                         vide an extra nutritional        or imported; by the glass or
ahead salad will wow them                assemble the rest of your tled among the oaks of the
                                         ingredients and let the lay- Oak Tree Mall across from          kick to basic choices.           bottle: Reasonable prices.
at the potluck or your din-                                                                                  Vegetable infusion is
                                         ering begin! In a 9x13 bak- Stater Bros and in front of                                          For dessert, Chef Viranda
ner party as either a main
                                         ing dish (glass is prettier if Michaels. It is the culmina-     that additional richness         recommended Roti, a square
dish or a side. It also
                                         you have it) evenly spread tion of a lifelong dream for         you notice in the Taste of       pastry with sprinkled sugar.
makes a tasty, refreshing,
no-hassle supper during                  the shredded iceberg. Do the her with family as the sup-        Asia Curry Sampler. Don’t        For the dessert fancier,
the workweek because you                 same for the green onion,                                       let the $14.95, price tag        Sticky Rice with Mango
                                                                         porting team. “Nobody gets
make it the night before.                celery, chestnuts and peas                                      scare you, the selection has     topped with crispy Mung
                                                                         bored eating here,” she said,
Using pre-shredded lettuce               in that order. Next, spread                                     3 bowls of curry; Red (we        Beans and a sprig of mint
and pre-cooked bacon (buy                the mayo over the top of the “one night you can have            selected beef as the protein     was beautiful and tasty.
it that way or make it on                vegetables as if you were Chinese food, the next night          ingredient) with bamboo               Décor is subtle; patrons
your own ahead of time)                  frosting a cake, making sure Vietnamese, after that Thai,       shoots, green beans, bell        are comfortable in booths
saves significant prep time.             the mayo meets the sides of or Laotian, Korean and
                                                                                                         peppers and fresh basil, for     or at tables. Private parties
My sister cooks and then                 the baking dish without any Japanese all at once.”
                                                                                                         the Green Curry (we select-      and catering is available. It
freezes bacon so it’s ready              gaps. It needs to be “sealed”       “My goal is to make you
                                         to maximize the blending happy when you come here,              ed chicken) with eggplant,       is possible to sit looking out
when she needs it for sal-                                                                               green beans, bell peppers,
                                         of flavor and keep the let- so please don’t hesitate to                                          at the tree lined parking
ads, sandwiches, or just
                                         tuce from browning. Then, ask for what you want,” she           and for the Yellow Curry         lot, enjoy the fine taste with
snacking! Hard-boiled eggs
                                         evenly sprinkle the sugar, stated to each table in the          (Pork was our choice), deli-     which meals are prepared
keep well for several days
in the refrigerator and are              parmesan cheese, and spic- restaurant as the courses            cious with onions and deco-      and relax in the welcoming
also great for slicing up in             es over the mayonnaise-this                                     ratively sliced potatoes. All    service. All the while plan-
                                                                         were served. Almost each
salads and casseroles or on              will be the dressing for your                                   selections with Jasmine          ning a return to the Taste
                                                                         dish can be made with
their own as a high-protein              salad once the flavors blend.                                   Rice served from a large sil-    of Asia-cooking from the
snack.                                   Next, distribute the grated beef, chicken, pork, shrimp         ver tureen; you will be feast-   heart.
                                         egg and bacon over the top. or tofu. Menu items are             ing on what you couldn’t              Taste of Asia at 2007
                                         You can also add chicken numerous and can easily be
24-Hour Layered                          or tiny cooked shrimp if adjusted for the vegan as
                                                                                                         possibly finish--at home.        Foothill Blvd, La Verne,
Salad                                    desired, but it’s a full, deli- well.
                                                                                                             Another tradition-           91750. Tel: 909-392-7777.
                                                                                                         al favorite is the Chinese
                                         cious meal with just the            Taste of Asia serves 17
Ingredients                              bacon and egg. Refrigerate different appetizers but one         Chicken Salad-you will not
 •	 1	 medium	 head	 iceberg	            overnight or for at least 8 of the most popular accord-         be disappointed. We also
    lettuce, shredded or                 hours before serving to give ing to Sean, the Maitre d’, is     encourage you to try the
 •	 Two	 8	 oz	 bags	 shredded	          the spices and other salad the Vietnamese Hand Roll.            Drunken Fried Rice, fun
    iceberg lettuce                      ingredients a chance to Customers don’t mind wait-
 •	 1/4	 cup	 chopped	 green	            mingle. Serve on its own or
                                                                         ing for them and then some-
    onions or chives                     with a crusty loaf of French
                                                                         times re-order. Six trans-
 •	 1/2	 cup	 chopped	 celery	
                                             Serves 6 as a main dish, lucent spring roll sheets
    (optional)                                                           wrapped around lettuce,
                                         10 as a side.
 •	 One	 8	 oz.	 can	 sliced	                For more super sup- vegetables, shrimp, chick-
    water chestnuts,                     per ideas, Google LA One- en, and vermicelli rice noo-
    drained and chopped                  Pot Meals, and click on dles are a pastel delight on
 •	 2	 cups	 of	 uncooked,	 fro-         the “Subscribe” button to the plate and detectible in
    zen peas                             receive an email each time I the mouth with Vietnamese
 •	 2 	 c u p s 	 B e s t 	 F o o d s	   post a new recipe.              dipping sauce: The cost is
    Mayonnaise or Light                                                  reasonable, 6 for slightly
    Mayonnaise (works
    REALLY well with this
    recipe with about a
    third of the calories as
    the regular!)
 •	 2	tsp.	granulated	sugar
 •	 1/2	 cup	 grated	 parme-
    san cheese (the finer,
    the better for blending
 •	 A	sprinkle	each	of	garlic	
    salt (or salt and garlic
    powder), celery salt, and
    fresh ground pepper
 •	 3-4	 hard-boiled	 eggs,	
    grated or chopped fine

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