Murray Monroe is a 45-year Claremont resident and investment advisor. Mr. Monroe, 53, aims to have the city’s policies and practices reflect the core values of Claremont, while keeping a keen eye on sustainability issues.
Whether your tastes veer toward the exotic, modest, down-home or highfalutin’, the 21st annual Claremont Community Foundation Party Parade likely has you covered.
This year’s event, which takes place at various locations in town over the next few weeks, promises “a Claremont tradition that embodies the true meaning of ‘community’—people from all walks of life coming together, getting to know one another, and working cooperatively to keep our community strong and healthy,” according to CCF.
The Claremont city council hopefuls flexed their business acumen during the Chamber of Commerce candidate forum on Tuesday.
The early-morning forum, put on by the Claremont Chamber of Commerce, is one of six candidate forums this year, giving residents the opportunity to properly vet the crowded field.
Claremont High School boys soccer faced two adversaries Friday night, Thousand Oaks High School and the weather. The rain at times was so heavy that it obscured the field, and the wind made shots go far off of their mark. In the end the Pack did prevail 2-0 and will advance to the second round of the CIF tournament. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
CLAREMONT AUTHOR TO SPEAK Claremont resident Simon Wood will speak at 10 a.m. at Pilgrim Congregational Church’s annual library coffee. The free event is open to the public, and will include “gourmet refreshments first, followed by the speaker,” a press release stated. After the discussion there will be an opportunity to purchase copies of Mr. Wood’s book, Deconstructing Jack: The Secret History of the Whitechapel Murders, about popular culture’s fascination with Jack the Ripper.
Janis Weinberger, owner of the Claremont COURIER newspaper and longtime advocate for senior services in Claremont, died peacefully in her sleep at Pilgrim Place Health Services Center on February 2, 2017. She was 90. She was born on September 4, 1926 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Francis “Frank” McMaken, who worked for the railroad in management, and Loretta McMaken, a homemaker. Her two older siblings, Dorothy and Raymond, were 11 and 9 when she was born.
UPDATED: City staff, members of the public and Architecture Commission Chair James Manifold, right, listen to a presentation during the Claremont City Council meeting on Tuesday at City Hall. A group of residents had appealed the council’s earlier decision to approve the design of the future Pomona College Museum of Art, however, after a marathon session the council split 3-2 to reject the appeal. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff