The Progressive Music & Folk Festival at Pilgrim Place, to be held September 18 and 19, is the latest in a series of events celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of this intentional community.
Performers highlighting this event include Ellen Chase Harper, ValLimar Jansen, Jim and Jean Strathdee, Bob Hurd and Jim Manley
After more than one year in limbo, Claremont High School jazz band instructor Rick Melanson returned to campus on Wednesday after charges against him of having inappropriate relations with a student were dismissed on July 15, 2015. The case against the teacher was scheduled to go to trial, but was dismissed after the prosecutor revealed in court that the alleged victim did not want to testify.
A female victim lost her wallet in the Claremont Village on Friday, August 7. Later that day, two male suspects—one Caucasian and one African-American—used the victim’s credit cards to make purchases at Walmart, the Edwards Theater and at two gas stations in Ontario. There is no vehicle information. Anyone with information or who can identify either suspect is urged to call Detective Tamayo at the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5424.
Although you may not be able to tell by looking at your Facebook feed on National Dog Day, the overpopulation of cats and dogs has inundated shelters across the country with animals in desperate need of adoption. While some are lucky in finding their forever home, others are left without hope and rely on the kindness of rescue groups and volunteers to save them from certain death. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont Art Walk is moving to the first Saturday of the month. Visit Claremont galleries between 6 and 9 p.m. for the first Saturday Claremont Art Walk on September 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. Among the opening receptions for the evening, is "Birds Eye View: 91711" featuring aerial photography of Claremont landscapes and an Almanac launch party at The Colony at Loft 204 art gallery at the Claremont Packing House. Also a part of the Art Walk is an arts festival at the Claremont Packing House featuring vendor booths including participants I Like Pie and Inland Valley Repertory Theatre. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
The Claremont Unified School District is going solar, thanks to money that the passage of Proposition 39, also known as the Clean Energy Jobs Act, is expected to yield.
The proposition, which was passed in November of 2000, changed the corporate income tax code and allocates projected revenue to the state’s General Fund and the Clean Energy Job Creation Fund for five fiscal years, beginning with fiscal year 2013-2014. The money is to be used for energy efficiency and conservation programs.
Start brushing up on your small talk and get ready to bring your appetite as the City of Trees prepares to welcome its newest group to Claremont’s social scene.
The “Mingle & Munch Social Group” will meet monthly, beginning Friday, September 11 at The Garner House from 6—8 p.m. Sponsored by the City of Claremont through the Committee on Aging, the event will offer appetizers, refreshments, music and conversation.