The Claremont Colleges have produced leaders in politics, industry, medicine, science and the arts for well over 100 years. And the quaint, leafy, progressive town with an abundance of retirement living options has long been a preferred later-life destination for many of these same folks.
Perhaps no duo represents this distinctly Claremont yin-yang of youth and experience better than Myrlie Evers-Williams and Amanda Hollis-Brusky.
Kevin de León presented himself to Claremont Monday evening as a true underdog.
The current California Senate President pro tempore and Pitzer College grad made a stop to the Democratic Club of Claremont meeting at Pilgrim Place’s Napier Center, which included residents and city leaders such as Councilmember Sam Pedroza.
In a roughly 20 minute speech followed by a short Q and A session, Mr. de León positioned himself as the alternative to current California senator and Democratic mainstay Dianne Feinstein.
The second phase of the Edison vault replacement project began at the end of January. This phase consists of removal of the existing electrical vault and placement of a new vault. During this phase, Second Street between Indian Hill Boulevard and Yale Avenue will remain closed, including nights and weekends.
My family’s train adventures have been a mixed bag. When we moved to Claremont in 2008, I was thrilled to see the fancy Metrolink Depot right down the street, and quickly availed myself to it.
But I was surprised to learn it was going to set me back a chunk of change—about $80—for my three young kids and I to get from here to, well, anywhere.
Claremont United Methodist Church, at 211 W. Foothill Blvd., is the site for a lecture and musical event by well-known classical music producer, radio host and teacher Alan Chapman. The February 25 2 p.m. event, “Two Weeks in Siberia,” is presented by the Foothill Philharmonic Committee.
Mr. Chapman’s multimedia presentation will recount his experiences as a member of the piano jury for the International Young Tchaikovsky Competition.
The LA County Fair has just unveiled its theme for 2018: “Get Your Kicks…at the LA County Fair.”
According to a release sent out on Thursday, the fair will be taking visitors, “on a nostalgic road trip of iconic highway attractions, neon signs and all the kitsch that makes up the vanishing American roadside.”
Claremonters are encouraged to sign up for the senior program classes like a Mother’s Day tea and hat-making workshop, weaving circle, improvisational comedy, writing strong memoirs and biographies or Tai Chi and Qi Gong.
Registration for spring excursions is also open.
In conjunction with Claremont Unified School District, CEF is will host the 2018 family coding night on Wednesday, March 7 in the El Roble Intermediate School multi-purpose room from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Families are invited to explore fun resources to get kids excited about technology.
Just after 7 p.m., Thursday night outside the Claremont City Hall, over 30 people prayed, sang and remembered the victims from the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Near the end of the vigil the audience listened to the names and backgrounds of the 17 victims, in a solemn reminder of the horror they faced that day. There was also the message of hope that this event could start to address this too common occurrence in our country. Be sure to check out our video from the vigil. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
One week after a water shutoff caught north Claremont by surprise, Golden State Water has issued an apology. Ben Lewis, GSW’s general manager for the foothill district, which includes Claremont, issued the apology as he read from a prepared statement during public comment at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.
It was all smiles and hand shaking in the Padua Room Monday evening as new city manager Tara Schultz got a warm reception from the Claremont community.
Ms. Schultz, who started her job last week, spent the evening meeting and greeting people from all corners of Claremont society during a welcome reception at the Hughes Center. Check out our complete story.
A Pomona man has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a Claremont man to death.
Jonathan Marsh, 54, was arrested February 9, days after 40-year-old Matthew Musick was found dead in the rear parking lot of 160 W. Willow Street in Pomona, the Pomona Police Department said in a release.