Active Claremont will host a candidates’ forum on Thursday, September 20 at 7 p.m. in the Padua Room at the Hughes Center, 1700 Danbury Rd., Claremont. All six city council race candidates—MIchael Ceraso, Zach Courser, Jed Leano, Douglas Lyon, Ed Reece and Jennifer Stark—have been invited. The forum is open to the public and will include a question-and-answer period. For information, call (909) 621-2079.
Four candidates for city council introduced themselves to the Claremont business community Tuesday.
The early-morning forum occurred during the Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Business Over Breakfast, and questions ranged from cutting down on commercial burglaries, fiscal responsibility and town and gown relationships.
The Claremont city council, in its first meeting since the August recess, approved the purchase of 14 new police cars.
Mayor Pro Tem Corey Calaycay pulled the initial consent calendar item for discussion. The cruisers slated for replacement are at the end of their four-year lifespan, Claremont Police Chief Shelly Vander Veen said during her presentation.
Thoughtful baking is key to success for Créme Bakery
Créme Bakery owner Erica Hartig Dubreuil smiles as she assists a customer on Wednesday in the Claremont Village. Wednesday was the bakery’s first day of business and they were busy from the minute the doors opened.
Claremont freshman Jacque Pearsall returns a shot on Tuesday during the Pack’s 15-3 win over Alta Loma in both team’s Palomares League opening game. A day later Pearsall won two of her three sets to help seal a 9-9 tie with defending CIF champion Redlands High School. The Terriers were declared the winner by tallying games, 83-80. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
PRIMAL NATURE Claremont Museum of Art, 200 W. First St., opens a new show at noon today, “Primal Nature: Animalia by Women in Post-War Claremont.” “Animals, both real and fantastic, occupied an important place in artistic expression in mid-twentieth-century Claremont, appearing in the work of ceramists, painters, enamelists, and sculptors,” a press release read. “Primal Nature, curated by Susan M. Anderson, focuses on this phenomenon, particularly in the work of women artists who played a vital role in the development of the arts in Claremont.” The exhibition, sponsored by Gould Asset Management LLC, will be on view through January 6, 2019. The museum is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., and during Art Walk, the first Saturday of every month, from 6 to 9 p.m.
St. Ambrose Episcopal Church’s construction of a cell phone tower in the their parking lot has drawn concern from residents in the area including some who live in the Mountain Village apartments just south of the church.