With just weeks to go before Election Day, both supporters and opponents of Measure CR are staying positive.
Measure CR seeks to add three-quarters of a cent to the current tax rate in Claremont of 9.5 percent, for a new total of 10.25 percent.
The city and supporters of the measure have said the tax is needed to maintain current service levels, warning that certain programs and services might be cut if CR does not pass.
For the 11th consecutive year, the faith communities of the San Gabriel and Pomona valleys are poised to demonstrate their commitment to respect, unity and understanding across religious, racial and ethnic lines through the staging of an Interfaith Walk and Rally for Peace this Sunday, October 20, beginning at 3 p.m. at the City of Knowledge Islamic School, 3285 N. Garey Ave., in Pomona.
On Tuesday, October 8 an Upland man was arrested after he was caught stealing a bicycle from the Claremont Colleges. Officers were called to 230 Bonita Avenue in front of Blaisdell Hall around 12:45 p.m., and found the suspect, 22-year-old Marco Lopez, leaving the scene on the bike, Lt. Jason Walters of the Claremont Police Department said. Police followed Mr. Lopez to Fremont and Moreno Street in Montclair.
Dillon Lopez reacts with a big smile as he discovers that he has been selected as the homecoming king during a rally on Friday in Memorial Park. The crowning of the king is the first event of a full weekend of homecoming events including the parade, football game and of course the dance. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
HALLOWEEN AT CITRUS GROVE: Middle Tree and Citrus Grove Distillers invite the public to a Halloween costume soiree at Saturday, October 19 at 7 p.m. at Citrus Grove, 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 111A. Advance tickets are $35, or $45 at the door. Admission includes two drinks and a raffle ticket. Event includes spiritual readings, an “Ask A Witch” table, a silent auction, raffle, “and other darkly delicious surprises.”
Skylar Segura first met Brian Gaeta-Symonds during a routine open house at the City of Claremont’s Youth Activity Center in conjunction with the beginning of a new semester. Ms. Segura was doing her job as a human services supervisor, greeting visitors to the YAC and talking up the various programs, while Mr. Gaeta-Symonds was busy enrolling his son at Claremont High. She recalls how excited he was to find out about the center and had an idea for a workshop to help students deal with stress in their daily lives.
The Claremont High School girls varsity volleyball team is having a late season rally, beginning with a stunning 3-2 come-from-behind upset victory over first place Glendora on Thursday at CHS.
The undefeated Tartans looked like they were headed to another easy victory after winning the first two sets, 25-21 and 25-20. Claremont performed well enough to stay within striking distance, but Glendora played with an air of inevitability, keeping their opponent just a step behind.