Inter Valley Health Plan, a Pomona-based nonprofit, was selected as the 2017 recipient of the “Extra Mile, Extra Smile” award, presented by the Claremont Committee on Aging.
IVHP received the distinction for its continued support to the Claremont Senior Program.
As Claremont School of Theology (CST) and Willamette University explore a possible merger, both sides are praising the other as a potential good fit.
CST announced the decision to look into the possibility of merging with the Salem, Oregon university with Methodist roots. A months-long process is needed to make sure both sides see a good fit for the future.
Claremont McKenna College (CMC) issued sanctions to seven CMC students who blockaded a speech by conservative pundit Heather Mac Donald at CMC’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, the college announced in a press release on July 17.
Three of the students involved were suspended for one year, two were suspended for one semester and two were placed on conduct probation.
A Los Angeles County firefighter watches as a helicopter drops water on a brush fire on Sunday in the hills above La Verne. Driven by moderate winds, the fire burned quickly in the neighborhood north of Base Line Road and east of Esperanza Drive. However, fire crews were able to prevent the fire from advancing toward homes on Broken Spur Road, Roughrider Road and Saddle Horn Lane in an unincorporated area of La Verne. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Ima “Jean” (Bisbee) (Davis) Dickerson died July 2, 2017 at her home in Pomona, California after a lengthy illness. She was 90. Granddaughter Holly Davis Ronquillo was her in-home caregiver during her final years.
Ms. Dickerson was born November 21, 1926, in Pryor, Oklahoma, to Lucinda and Lewis Bisbee. She was one of nine children who grew up on a farm near Mena, Arkansas.
THE STREETS ARE ALIVE Claremont’s free live music series Friday Nights Live continues tonight with Ray MacNamara’s playfully named Big Bamboo Steel Band at Laemmle plaza; Aubren Hickernell at the chamber of commerce; the great Squeekin’ Wheels at Shelton Park; and Enigma Flux Rock at city hall; Friday Nights Live runs from 6 to 9 p.m. through October 27. More info, including future lineups, is at claremontchamber.org.
Around 50 Claremonters were on hand to give feedback on what they wanted to see in a proposed Village South development.
The meeting, which took place the morning of Saturday, July 15 at the Hughes Center, was orchestrated by the city and Sargent Town Planning to gauge what residents would expect in a future Village South Specific Plan.
“We’re here to hear what the ideas of the community are and how to put it in a plan,” Principal Planner Chris Veirs said at the beginning of the meeting.