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.
Virtual connection is part of everyone’s new normal aat Hillcrest is offering an opportunity for people to connect in a fun and safe way.
The retirement community is hosting a series of four to five virtual events centered on Hillcrest in La Verne called “Table Topics.” Events are planned every Thursday through August. Guests are invited to join Hillcrest to learn about their newest housing addition, Hawthorne Homes, and other important topics.
The community received another collective blow last Thursday when The Claremont Club abruptly announced that it will be closing permanently due to business interruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
“It is with a heavy heart that I am writing to inform you that The Claremont Club will be closing operations permanently as of August 1, 2020. This was not an easy decision for the owners of the Club to make,” CEO Mike Alpert conveyed.
Want to get away? Thursday may actually be one of the coolest days of the summer this year. With a high temperature that may not reach even 80 degrees, Claremont is in a unique weather pattern usually saved for springtime. And we may not see the temperature hit the 90 degree mark for a couple of weeks. The Glendora Ridge Road is open offering excellent views of the San Gabriel Mountain range—including the 10,064 foot Mt. Baldy, above. You can pick up the road at the west end of Baldy Village, which twists and turns down 4000 feet for 21 miles dropping you off in Glendora. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Remember those common products that had catchy slogans? Join us for some virtual fun and games. We will show either the product or the slogan and you have to match it. Invite your friends and have a virtual game day. Reservations are required to get the log in code. To RSVP call or go online. Call 800-886-4471 or TTY 711.