City of La Verne - Featured News Official website for the City of La Verne in Southern California http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php/home-sp-254/featured-news 2018-07-15T21:36:21-07:00 City of La Verne rmagsino@cityoflaverne.org List of Cooling Centers in Los Angeles County 2018-07-05T15:48:48-07:00 2018-07-05T15:48:48-07:00 http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php/home-sp-254/featured-news/318-list-of-cooling-centers-in-los-angeles-county La Verne Admin romer@ci.la-verne.ca.us <p>With summer upon us and the temperature rising, here is a list of 2018 Cooling Centers around Los Angeles County. Listed are a few around the area:</p> <p>[table]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <th>City</th> <th>Agency Name</th> <th>Phone</th> <th>Street Address</th> <th>Zip</th> <th colspan="2">Days &amp; Hours of Operation</th> </tr> <tr> <td>La Verne</td> <td>La Verne Community Center</td> <td>(909) 596-8776</td> <td>3680 D Street</td> <td>91750</td> <td>MON - THUR<br />FRI</td> <td>8 AM - 6:30 PM <br />8 AM - 4 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Claremont</td> <td>Alexander Hughes Community Center</td> <td>(909) 399-5490</td> <td>1700 Danbury Rd.</td> <td>91711</td> <td>MON - THUR<br />FRI<br />SAT</td> <td>10 AM - 7 PM<br />8 AM - 6 PM<br />8 AM - 2 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Claremont</td> <td>Blaisdell Senior Center</td> <td>(909) 399-5367</td> <td>440 S. College Ave.</td> <td>91711</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>10 AM - 2 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Claremont</td> <td>Joslyn Senior Center</td> <td>(909) 399-5488</td> <td>600 N. Mountain Ave.</td> <td>91711</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>10 AM - 5 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pomona</td> <td>Palomares Park Community Center</td> <td>(909) 620-2324</td> <td>499 E. Arrow Hwy.</td> <td>91769</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>10 AM - 5 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pomona</td> <td>Washington Community Center</td> <td>(909) 620-2324</td> <td>865 E. Grand Ave.</td> <td>91769</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>10 AM - 5 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pomona</td> <td>Westmont Community Center</td> <td>(909) 620-2324</td> <td>1808 W. Ninth Street.</td> <td>91769</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>2 PM - 5 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>San Dimas</td> <td>San Dimas Senior Citizen / Community Center</td> <td>(909) 394-6290</td> <td>201 E. Bonita Ave.</td> <td>91773</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>8 AM - 5 PM</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>Click here for a more complete <a class="doclink" title="List of Cooling Centers in Los Angeles County 2018" href="http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php?option=com_docman&amp;view=document&amp;alias=547-list-of-cooling-centers-in-los-angeles-county-2018&amp;category_slug=news-articles&amp;Itemid=175" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">list of Cooling Centers in Los Angeles County 2018</a></p> <p>With summer upon us and the temperature rising, here is a list of 2018 Cooling Centers around Los Angeles County. Listed are a few around the area:</p> <p>[table]</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <th>City</th> <th>Agency Name</th> <th>Phone</th> <th>Street Address</th> <th>Zip</th> <th colspan="2">Days &amp; Hours of Operation</th> </tr> <tr> <td>La Verne</td> <td>La Verne Community Center</td> <td>(909) 596-8776</td> <td>3680 D Street</td> <td>91750</td> <td>MON - THUR<br />FRI</td> <td>8 AM - 6:30 PM <br />8 AM - 4 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Claremont</td> <td>Alexander Hughes Community Center</td> <td>(909) 399-5490</td> <td>1700 Danbury Rd.</td> <td>91711</td> <td>MON - THUR<br />FRI<br />SAT</td> <td>10 AM - 7 PM<br />8 AM - 6 PM<br />8 AM - 2 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Claremont</td> <td>Blaisdell Senior Center</td> <td>(909) 399-5367</td> <td>440 S. College Ave.</td> <td>91711</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>10 AM - 2 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Claremont</td> <td>Joslyn Senior Center</td> <td>(909) 399-5488</td> <td>600 N. Mountain Ave.</td> <td>91711</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>10 AM - 5 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pomona</td> <td>Palomares Park Community Center</td> <td>(909) 620-2324</td> <td>499 E. Arrow Hwy.</td> <td>91769</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>10 AM - 5 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pomona</td> <td>Washington Community Center</td> <td>(909) 620-2324</td> <td>865 E. Grand Ave.</td> <td>91769</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>10 AM - 5 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Pomona</td> <td>Westmont Community Center</td> <td>(909) 620-2324</td> <td>1808 W. Ninth Street.</td> <td>91769</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>2 PM - 5 PM</td> </tr> <tr> <td>San Dimas</td> <td>San Dimas Senior Citizen / Community Center</td> <td>(909) 394-6290</td> <td>201 E. Bonita Ave.</td> <td>91773</td> <td>MON - FRI</td> <td>8 AM - 5 PM</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>[/table]</p> <p>Click here for a more complete <a class="doclink" title="List of Cooling Centers in Los Angeles County 2018" href="http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php?option=com_docman&amp;view=document&amp;alias=547-list-of-cooling-centers-in-los-angeles-county-2018&amp;category_slug=news-articles&amp;Itemid=175" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">list of Cooling Centers in Los Angeles County 2018</a></p> Information regarding unusual taste and smell of drinking water 2018-06-21T14:57:06-07:00 2018-06-21T14:57:06-07:00 http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php/home-sp-254/featured-news/314-information-regarding-unusual-taste-and-smell-of-drinking-water La Verne Admin romer@ci.la-verne.ca.us <p>The city has received notice from MWD that an algae bloom at Silverwood Lake reservoir is causing taste and odor problems in the drinking water in La Verne as well as most of Southern California.  Blue-green algae in Silverwood Lake, will make the water taste musty and smell earthy. While treatment of the lake to counteract the effects has begun, it will take a few weeks for the taste and odor to return to normal.  It is also important for customers to be aware that the problem is only aesthetic in nature and not a threat to public health.</p> <p>The city has received notice from MWD that an algae bloom at Silverwood Lake reservoir is causing taste and odor problems in the drinking water in La Verne as well as most of Southern California.  Blue-green algae in Silverwood Lake, will make the water taste musty and smell earthy. While treatment of the lake to counteract the effects has begun, it will take a few weeks for the taste and odor to return to normal.  It is also important for customers to be aware that the problem is only aesthetic in nature and not a threat to public health.</p> Findings of the Compensation and Classification Study 2018-04-16T13:56:56-07:00 2018-04-16T13:56:56-07:00 http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php/home-sp-254/featured-news/310-results-of-the-compensation-and-classification-study La Verne Admin romer@ci.la-verne.ca.us <p>The City of La Verne has engaged Public Sector Personnel Consultants (PSPC) to evaluate the classification and compensation of its work force.  The following is a link to the presentation shown to the City Council by a consultant from PSPC at a study session held on Monday April 2<sup>nd</sup>.</p> <p><a class="doclink" title="PDF: La Verne Classification &amp; Compensation Study Findings (4/2/18)" href="http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php?option=com_docman&amp;view=document&amp;alias=801-la-verne-classification-compensation-study-findings-4-2-18&amp;category_slug=administration&amp;Itemid=175" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">La Verne Classification &amp; Compensation Study Findings (4/2/18)</a></p> <p>The City of La Verne has engaged Public Sector Personnel Consultants (PSPC) to evaluate the classification and compensation of its work force.  The following is a link to the presentation shown to the City Council by a consultant from PSPC at a study session held on Monday April 2<sup>nd</sup>.</p> <p><a class="doclink" title="PDF: La Verne Classification &amp; Compensation Study Findings (4/2/18)" href="http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php?option=com_docman&amp;view=document&amp;alias=801-la-verne-classification-compensation-study-findings-4-2-18&amp;category_slug=administration&amp;Itemid=175" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">La Verne Classification &amp; Compensation Study Findings (4/2/18)</a></p> Measure H Homeless Plan Fact Sheet 2018-03-28T14:49:25-07:00 2018-03-28T14:49:25-07:00 http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php/home-sp-254/featured-news/309-measure-h-homeless-plan-fact-sheet La Verne Admin romer@ci.la-verne.ca.us <p> </p> <p><strong>City of La Verne</strong><br /><strong>HOMELESS PLAN FACT SHEET</strong><br /><strong>Measure H and the County Homeless Initiative</strong></p> <p>The Basics:</p> <ul> <li>Measure H is a ¼ cent sales tax increase approved in March 2017</li> <li>Estimated to generate $355 million annually for 10 years</li> <li>Sales tax increase will fund Homeless Initiative Strategies</li> <li>Strategies are dedicated to preventing &amp; combating homelessness</li> <li>47 cities throughout LA County are drafting Homeless Plans</li> <li>The City is developing a Homeless Plan, which will identify the strategies best suited for La Verne</li> </ul> <p>  <br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Homeless Plan for the City of La Verne must include:</span></p> <ul> <li>Comprehensive assessment of homelessness in La Verne</li> <li>Survey of available resources to address the challenge</li> <li>Identification of opportunities for City and County collaboration</li> <li>Methods for implementation of identified strategies</li> <li>Goals with supporting actions, associated policy changes, measurement, ownership, leveraged resources and timeline</li> <li>Alignment with the County Plan</li> </ul> <p><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Strategy Categories:</span></p> <ol> <li>Prevention</li> <li>Subsidize Housing</li> <li>Increase Income</li> <li>Case Mgmt. &amp; Services</li> <li>Coordinated System</li> <li>Affordable Housing</li> </ol> <p> </p> <p>Data on homelessness in Los Angeles County and in the City of La Verne is available through the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority at <a href="https://www.lahsa.org/dashboards?id=13-count-by-city-community">https://www.lahsa.org/dashboards?id=13-count-by-city-community</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p>Download the flyer for more information: <a class="doclink" href="http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php?option=com_docman&amp;view=document&amp;alias=787-measure-h-fact-sheet&amp;category_slug=news-articles&amp;Itemid=175" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Measure H Fact Sheet</a></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p><strong>City of La Verne</strong><br /><strong>HOMELESS PLAN FACT SHEET</strong><br /><strong>Measure H and the County Homeless Initiative</strong></p> <p>The Basics:</p> <ul> <li>Measure H is a ¼ cent sales tax increase approved in March 2017</li> <li>Estimated to generate $355 million annually for 10 years</li> <li>Sales tax increase will fund Homeless Initiative Strategies</li> <li>Strategies are dedicated to preventing &amp; combating homelessness</li> <li>47 cities throughout LA County are drafting Homeless Plans</li> <li>The City is developing a Homeless Plan, which will identify the strategies best suited for La Verne</li> </ul> <p>  <br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Homeless Plan for the City of La Verne must include:</span></p> <ul> <li>Comprehensive assessment of homelessness in La Verne</li> <li>Survey of available resources to address the challenge</li> <li>Identification of opportunities for City and County collaboration</li> <li>Methods for implementation of identified strategies</li> <li>Goals with supporting actions, associated policy changes, measurement, ownership, leveraged resources and timeline</li> <li>Alignment with the County Plan</li> </ul> <p><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Strategy Categories:</span></p> <ol> <li>Prevention</li> <li>Subsidize Housing</li> <li>Increase Income</li> <li>Case Mgmt. &amp; Services</li> <li>Coordinated System</li> <li>Affordable Housing</li> </ol> <p> </p> <p>Data on homelessness in Los Angeles County and in the City of La Verne is available through the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority at <a href="https://www.lahsa.org/dashboards?id=13-count-by-city-community">https://www.lahsa.org/dashboards?id=13-count-by-city-community</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p>Download the flyer for more information: <a class="doclink" href="http://www.ci.la-verne.ca.us/index.php?option=com_docman&amp;view=document&amp;alias=787-measure-h-fact-sheet&amp;category_slug=news-articles&amp;Itemid=175" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Measure H Fact Sheet</a></p> <p> </p>