The Claremont city council is keeping their districts at five, and will not have an at-large mayor. The council unanimously decided to keep the city council at five seats, as well as keeping a rotating mayor, during Thursday night’s special meeting in the council chambers. The meeting was the second of five public hearings regarding Claremont’s transition to by-district elections.
Concern among some parents in the Claremont Unified School District has recently cropped up over an age-old controversy—sex ed. For many years, fifth and sixth grade students attending Claremont public schools have taken part in “family life,” a science supplement where they are introduced to basic concepts about sexual reproduction and their maturing bodies.
Claremont police rescued a 17-year-old girl at Motel 6 who may have been a victim of human trafficking. After getting a tip from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, officers went to the motel around 2 p.m. and found the girl, who was a reported runaway from Kentucky, Sgt. Ewing said.
Volunteers Debbie Cumpston, left, Theresa Caravalho and Craig Whitenack plan their approach to canvass the area around El Roble during the annual Los Angeles Homeless Services census of homeless populations, Tuesday night in Claremont. During the first hour the team found no homeless people as they drove through largely residential streets in their section of Claremont. However, once they looked in the alley behind several businesses on Foothill Boulevard, they located one vehicle that appeared to be used as a shelter. The count takes place over three days all across Los Angeles County. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The steady rain and cold didn’t slow down Claremont Wolfpack girls water polo as they skated to a 15-6 victory over Ayala on Tuesday at CHS.
Even though fans huddled under shared umbrellas, the foul weather could not dampen spirits as the home team dominated from the very start, resulting in plenty of cheering for the home team. Be sure to check out our complete sports coverage inside. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
BEATLES, BLUES AND BOSSA Tickets are $35 and are available at greenmusic.yapsody.com for a concert by the guitar and bass duo of Seth Greenberg and Baba Elefante, who are performing at 3:30 p.m. at Sonja Stump Studio, 135 W. First St., Claremont. The duo play tunes by The Beatles, Prince, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Antonio Carlos Jobim and others. Seating is limited, and advance tickets are recommended. Mr. Greenberg performs as a solo guitarist across the US and internationally. More information is at sonjastumpphotography.com or (909) 626-1147.
There’s a new restaurant in town, and it’s bringing flavorful Creole cuisine to the Claremont village.
The Quarter, named after the famous New Orleans district, opened its doors on November 4 in a space formerly occupied by Il Mattone. The dinner-only Creole establishment is the brainchild of head chef and owner Norm Theaud.
Walking into The Quarter is like being transported to a classic New Orleans restaurant.