LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis would like to explore future options for the Claremont Metrolink station—one of which is eliminating it entirely.
Ms. Solis introduced a motion at Metro’s Planning and Programming Committee meeting on Wednesday requesting a study to look into eliminating the Metrolink station from Claremont.
Claremont High School Instrumental Music Program’s fourth annual Concert Under the Stars will this year include a new star, a highly advanced, artificially intelligent, self-aware and nearly indestructible high-tech modern crime fighter. And perhaps its human counterpart.
The free concert, set for 7 p.m. Saturday, September 30 at CHS’s football stadium.
The Claremont Sunrise Rotary is setting a new standard for lending a helping hand—literally. They accomplished this through ingenuity, planning, financial support and a lot of hard work.
The final result of their project included delivery of 1000 prosthetic arms to people in developing countries in need of a limb because of birth defects, serious accidents, violence and land mines. Be sure to check out the video showing how the arm actually works. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
A Claremont man has been arrested in connection with a weed bust on the 1900 block of Lockhaven Way. Steven Mandell, 66, was arrested around 3:18 p.m. during a traffic stop on the 800 block of north Indian Hill Boulevard, according to Lt. Mike Ciszek of the Claremont Police Department.
Dozens of students, faculty and community members rallied in support of DACA and undocumented students on Friday, September 15. The rally, which took place in front of Honnold-Mudd Library, featured several speakers who came out to support students who are registered under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrival (DACA) program.
Pitzer College President Melvin Oliver revealed he has been diagnosed with a rare protein condition.
In a campus-wide email sent out September 19 and obtained by the COURIER, Mr. Oliver explained that the disease, AL Amyloidosis, causes malformed proteins produced in the bone marrow to multiply and attack various organs.
“In my case, these Amyloids have attached to the heart and are causing fatigue and shortness of breath,” he wrote.
The Webb Schools, the prestigious boarding school nestled in the Claremont foothills, is doubling its size.
The news comes after the school made public a 75-acre purchase of pristine Claremont hillside to the northeast of the campus, Webb Schools Director of Communications Joe Woodward said.
Head of Schools Taylor Stockdale said in a press release the purchase of the land would allow Webb to be “in control of its destiny for the next 100 years.”
Breast cancer is a devastating disease that has claimed far too many of our mothers and grandmothers, sisters and daughters, friends and family members. At Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC), we are committed in making advanced 3D breast imaging technology available to all patients, regardless of income or insurance coverage.
Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare announced a new on-site art exhibition displaying patient-created images that depict the patients’ perspectives of chronic pain. Titled “The Wonder of Pain,” the exhibit is available to the public through September 29.
“I am excited to be a part of this very insightful exhibit,” said exhibit designer Daniel Skenderian, Ph.D., director of Neurobehavioral Sciences at Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare.
It’s not surprising things got a little crazy at the Rotary Club of Claremont’s annual family picnic at Memorial Park on Saturday. Each year the group gets together to share food, drink and camaraderie as members of all ages made the most of a beautiful summer evening. After the dinner of grilled burgers and hotdogs, the real kids of the group were summoned to see how many rolling balls they could capture using small baskets to round them up. Needless to say it was a major hit with the kids and adults watching the controlled free-for-all. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
On Sunday, September 17, the Claremont Police Department received numerous calls from residents regarding thefts from unlocked vehicles parked on the 2300 block of Silvertree Road, 2100 block of La Sierra Way and the 800 block of Marymount Lane.
New York Times bestselling author Gretchen Rubin will give away free signed copies of her new book at a free reading and lecture at 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 19 at Claremont Graduate University’s Albrecht Auditorium, 925 N. Dartmouth Ave.
City Manager Tony Ramos will be overseeing the recruitment for finding his replacement.
The news comes weeks after Mr. Ramos, who has been Claremont’s city manager since 2011 and has worked for the city for over a decade, announced he would retire at the end of the year.
Recruitment officially began Wednesday, September 13 and will last until October 27, according to Mr. Ramos.
The city and the Gold Line Construction Authority received additional feedback on the light rail project from residents Monday night.
The meeting at the Blaisdell Center was another in a series of public information gatherings aimed to inform residents and receive feedback on the upcoming $1.476 billion project.