La Verne's David and Margaret Home set to celebrate 100 years serving young people
There are 6 comments on the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin story from Nov 2, 2010, titled La Verne's David and Margaret Home set to celebrate 100 years serving young people. In it, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports that:One hundred years ago local landowner/businessman Henry Kuns donated land and an old hotel to house orphans.
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#1 Nov 3, 2010
You cannot believe the amount of trouble and police activity that the D&M home causes for us, the local neighbors. D&M girls need to be better screened to determine if they are truly suitable for the facility and the staff needs to do a LOT more to control the girls. I would prefer to see the site totally shut down.
#2 Nov 3, 2010
You moved next to them , they didn't move next to you. You don't like it move.
#3 Nov 3, 2010
No, it's a valid complaint. It's supposed to be a "Home," not the LaVerne State Penitentiary for Women.
If the staff is well-meaning but weak, if rules are not enforced, the David & Margaret Home is a danger to the community and the young women who live there.
And Charles Rich should take some responsibility. He should deal with this issue before it gets into the mainstream press, "girls' school gone wrong," etc.
In my experience, teaching high school, you could remove five percent of the current residents and get a hundred percent improvement. You can't allow a small group of hardcore residents to run the staff.
That is unfair to the women, unfair to the staff and unfair to the neighbors.
#6 Nov 18, 2011
you dont know what these girls go through so u shouldent judge lady...
#7 Dec 7, 2011
Is it true that d&m has alot of racial tension if so is that what causes most of the fights
#8 Nov 2, 2013
I was one of those girls from aug 84 to june 86 we wernt unruly i remember charlies rich he handle things gd i lived in one of the grouphomes called realitos house we had great houseparents & i also went to school on the campus & graduated i recent u all calling us that get a life i know live in reno nv my last named as been changed to sadler& Nikkie is my nickname my name is dominique
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