The Pomona Valley Chapter of the United Nations Association-USA will observe the 1945 chartering of the United Nations with a virtual celebration at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 25.
The Zoom event will begin with international entertainment, followed by a presentation from local students from the Claremont Colleges and Claremont High School, “75 years of UN achievements.
As the election reaches its final days, every registered voter in California should have received a vote-by-mail ballot. If nationwide early voting trends are any indicator, many COURIER readers have already submitted their ballots. For those who still need to do so, here is a review of where and how to vote this year.
The Claremont High School Interact Club invites all city residents—as they partner with Wheeler Steffen—for the special event “Drive Away Hunger. Due to COVID-19, Interact has to reshaped their previous Halloween event “Scare Away Hunger,” with the same goal in mind—collecting cans to donate to Inland Valley Hope Partners. Drive Away Hunger will take place on Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Commons, a proposed multi-use development on Claremont’s eastern edge, moved one step closer to rejection as the planning commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a staff resolution denying rezoning the property, as well as changes to the city’s general and specific plans.
In its news release on Wednesday the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported that since mid-September, the average daily number of new coronavirus cases increased to about 1,000 per day. That metric is up from the period spanning from August through the beginning of September when the number of new cases was under 800 per day.
Claremont Finance Director Adam Pirrie will begin the job of Acting City Manager on Friday, according to a news release from Public Information Officer Bevin Handel.
City Manager Tara Schultz, whose last day on the job is October 31, will be on call from home for the transition and Mr. Pirrie will be in the office.
In Mrs. Doubtfire, the 1993 film starring the late, great Robin Williams, he said, “It was a run-by fruiting,” after chucking a lime at Pierce Brosnan’s smarmy character, thereby adding “fruiting” to the lexicon. Claremont High School cheerleaders may heretofore be credited for a similarly unlikely addition: “flocking.” As in, “there was a flocking last night on Eighth Street.” COURIER photo/Sue Keith
As the election reaches its final 11 days, every registered voter in California should have received a vote-by-mail ballot. If nationwide early voting trends are any indicator, many COURIER readers have already submitted their ballots. For those who still need to do so, here is a review of where and how to vote this year.
L.A. Care, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan, announced this month that it is committing $5 million to the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) to support the launch of the KGI School of Medicine in Claremont. The investment is part of L.A. Care's Elevating the Safety Net, an initiative to address a looming physician shortage in Los Angeles County.
It is with sadness that I report that former longtime editor and employee Kathryn Dunn, no longer works for the COURIER. As most of you know, Kathryn was a key reason for the COURIER’s success over the years. But with a pandemic that has raged since March, it continues to make publishing very difficult on a variety of fronts.
A protest organized by Claremont Change drew a small counter protest of President Donald Trump’s supporters on Saturday at the corner of Indian Hill and Foothill boulevards in Claremont. At its peak the Claremont Change group numbered about 100 people carrying signs supporting Black Lives Matter and Democratic candidate Joe Biden. Last weekend a protest organized by local Republicans drew a similarly sized crowd to the same corner. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff