Last Friday, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported three new local institutional outbreaks of the coronavirus, including at the Claremont Police Department.
In addition to those at CPD, the new institutional outbreaks include Mountain View Center on Base Line Road, where five residents have tested positive, and four people at biomedical manufacturing firm Therapak.
Following a long period of relative quiet, the company behind a planned development at the former La Puerta Intermediate School site began to speak publicly this past week, and the community is listening. The project, La Puerta Claremont by Trumark Homes, includes 65 single family homes ranging from 2,400 to 3,300 square feet.
The city of Claremont will hold its first district-based election this year. Seats in Districts 1 and 5 are up for grabs. Councilmember Larry Schroeder is stepping down, leaving one open seat in District 1. The District 1 boundary begins at Arrow Highway on the south, between Indian Hill and Mountain Ave., then extends north to Base Line where it extends west to Towne Avenue.
A homeless man accused of felony vandalism Thursday, August 6 after he allegedly used two metal poles to break out the windows of 16 parked cars and two Village businesses was released the following day from Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, according to police.
During a marathon special meeting that went past 11 p.m. on Tuesday evening, the Claremont City Council unanimously adopted an emergency ordinance giving local authorities the ability to fine people observed in public without wearing face coverings.
The ordinance creates four “mask zones” in Claremont—Thompson Creek trail, the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park, the Village and the Village expansion—which were identified as areas that consistently have large concentrations of people.
During a special meeting on Tuesday, the Claremont City Council will consider an emergency ordinance to require face coverings within four “mask zones” in the city that, if passed, would go into affect immediately. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Looking for a change of scenery? There's no question many Southern Californians feel it's finally time to get outdoors for some fresh air. Freeways remain busy every day now, along with guaranteed traffic late on Sundays now. Just like the good ol' days! While traveling Sunday west along the Glendora Ridge Road, I noticed activity way off in the distance near Cattle Canyon, over 1500 feet below the ridge where I was standing. The San Gabriel mountains are an important part of Azusa and Glendora, two cities south of this popular camping and hiking area along the San Gabriel river. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Claremont police are warning residents to be aware of scammers impersonating police officers.
On July 14, 2020, at approximately 4:45PM, a Claremont resident received a call from a subject posing as a Federal agent who told the victim that her Social Security number had been compromised.
During a news conference on Monday, public health officials started off with some rare good news. “We are at the start of a new week and a new month, and we are cautiously optimistic that we are getting back on track to slowing the spread of COVID-19,” Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer said. “We are still seeing that on average last week 2,000 people were hospitalized each day. But, the good news is those numbers have started to come down and we are not seeing the increases that we saw just a few weeks ago.”
Clare Properties, the developer of the Commons, a proposed development on the northwest corner of Monte Vista Avenue and Foothill Boulevard, is suing the city of Upland due to a conflict regarding environmental review. The plan for the Commons encompasses 9.5 acres, three acres of which are located in Upland. The Upland side of the project would contain 48 of the 68 total townhomes included in the plan.
In its daily new briefing released on Friday, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has reported three new institutional outbreaks of the coronavirus, including the Claremont Police Department.
Public Health reports that three people have tested positive at CPD, but there are no further details. The COURIER has reached out to both the police department itself and the city’s Public Information Officer Bevin Handel for more information.
At 5:45 p.m. Thursday, multiple callers on 9-1-1 reported that a man was using two large metal poles to vandalize cars in the Claremont Village, according to the Claremont Police Department.
Claremont police officers responded and were directed toward the Depot, where they located a man who is known by officers as 35-year-old Adam Negrete.
A federal judge last month dismissed a first amendment lawsuit brought against the Claremont Unified School District, its superintendent, board and two principals by Riley’s Farm owner James Patrick Riley. The lawsuit, which had sought $11 million in damages, alleged Mr. Riley’s first amendment free speech rights were violated when CUSD canceled field trips to his Oak Glen farm in 2018 after local parents objected to several social media posts they say were offensive, misogynistic and advocated white supremacy.