October 3, 1991
A joint dedication of Oak Mesa Elementary School and adjacent Oak Mesa Park was held Tuesday by Bonita Unified School District and the city of La Verne. Members of the Bonita Unified School District Board of Education and the La Verne City Council were on hand to dedicate the school and the park, which were developed as a joint venture. Oak Mesa School opened its doors Sept. 3, relieving many students of bus rides to other elementary schools.
March 21, 1991
Biff Green has resigned from the Board of Education of the Bonita Unified School District because he is moving from the area. Green has also resigned as vice president for university relations at the University of La Verne to become president of Friends University in Wichita, Kan.
May 26, 1991
Three Bonita Unified School District employees have been honored for exceptional service to the district. They are Rosemary Jespersen, secretary at La Verne Heights Elementary School; George Starkey, a seventh-grade teacher at Lone Hill Middle School, and Lorna Horton, director of elementary education for the district.
March 17, 1987
Teachers in the 9,000-student Bonita Unified School District called a one-day strike for today after contract negotiations with district representatives collapsed. The 12-school district that spans the cities of San Dimas and La Verne plans to hold classes.