The terms of two members of the Claremont Unified School District Board of Education, Hilary LaConte and Sam Mowbray, are set to expire this coming December. As a result, two seats will be up for grabs during the local and municipal election on November 3.
Claremont police caught a fugitive of justice while investigating an unrelated call of suspicious activity in the area. According to Lt. Ciszek, CPD was working the 1000 block of Butte St. after receiving a call of a suspicious man knocking on a door who then drove away in a gold sedan.
Sacramento resident Jonathan Sparks and New Jersey resident Frank Aresta carry the Special Olympics torch down Indian Hill Boulevard on Wednesday in Claremont. The torch run came to town to celebrate the beginning of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 and to recognize Claremont as an official host city. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Female jogger sexually assaulted at Blaisdell Park
The local news media descends on Blaisdell Park on Monday morning after police reported a sexual assault at the park earlier this morning. According to a police report a female jogger was attacked from behind, however she was able to fight off her attacker. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Nearly two years from its inception, a draft of the master plan for the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park is available for public review. Released on the city’s website last Thursday, it is intended to be a “living document,” serving the community for the next 20 years.
The plan summarizes the park’s existing conditions and usage, and aims to balance preservation with recreational use of the park in the years to come. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
John C. Powlesson, Jr. died on June 19, 2015 at his home in Claremont. He was 99.
Mr. Powlesson was born on April 16, 1916 in St. Louis, Missouri to John and Carrie Powlesson. He was a member of the US Army Air Corps during World War II, stationed in Anchorage, Alaska. It was there that he met his true love, Jean Van Zante. They were married in Anchorage on Thanksgiving Day, 1946. They had two sons, Edward and Howard.
A two-tailed swallowtail butterfly hovers over an agapanthus bloom during a recent bright sunny day in north Claremont. The humidity that followed our unusual rain last week will begin to subside, resulting in warm but pleasant days. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff