An inadvertent oversight by city staff during the adoption of the city’s general plan in 2006 has resulted in the need to update zoning for a number of city properties, including the parcel on College Avenue that may house the proposed Pomona College Museum of Art.
Youth programs and sustainability were the main topics of discussion during the annual joint meeting between the city council and the Claremont Board of Education on Monday, February 1. The atmosphere in the Richard S. Kirkendall Education Center’s boardroom was easygoing, as city official heard updates on the Youth Activity Center and green endeavors from the city and the school board.
An unknown burglar broke into a woman’s car and stole a Michael Kors purse in the parking lot of Kiddie Academy on the 600 block of Foothill Boulevard. The incident happened at approximately 4:23 p.m., when the victim parked and locked her car.
The setting sun illuminates the American and California flags on a cold evening in Claremont. Following last week’s rain it has remained clear but cool in Claremont with no additional precipitation in sight. A warming trend will bring temperatures in the 70s this weekend and possibly 80s next week. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Visit art exhibit opening receptions in the Claremont Village between 6 and 9 p.m. on Saturday, February 6 during the Claremont Art Walk. This month's event features an exhibition curated by architecture and design expert David Shearer at First Street Gallery Art Center, a birthday celebration at The Colony at Loft 204 celebrating featured artist Vicki Rensch's 60th birthday with a nod to the 1960s and '70s, a "Love Letter to Claremont" featuring sketches and drawings by Terry Givens at the Claremont Community Foundation and an exhibit by National Watercolor Society member and Art Box Studio owner Sylvia Megerdichian. Pictured is artwork from the exhibition "Double Take" at Hillside Fine Art this month.
About halfway through the girls varsity soccer game on Tuesday coach Tim Tracey was ready to call foul on the number of fouls coming from the referee. Coach Tracey even drew a yellow card himself as he complained a bit too vociferously about the officiating.
In the end, it was a foul from Claremont’s rival Diamond Bar that set up a free kick and the game’s only goal, as the Pack defeated the visiting Brahmas 1-0 in Palomares League action.
COURIER photo/Steven Fleschundneff
Jean L. Cobb died on January 13, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 90.
She was born on April 20, 1925 in Newnan, Georgia to Mildred and Clifford Loftin, who worked, respectively, as a teacher and a structural steel salesman and inventor. Young Jean spent her earliest years in a house with three generations of women, which provided a lifelong lesson in female strength.