Claremont police explorer Seth Hadfield showed off his motocross skills recently, finishing in first place in two events during the 2018 United States Police and Fire Motocross Championship.
During the first day of competition, Mr. Hadfield competed in two 20-minute races around the track, followed by a one-hour Grand Prix style race, which Mr. Hadfield won in the 18 and over novice group.
If you’re looking to artist Terry Givens to be bristling with eccentricities and putting on the airs of an haute “artiste,” then you’re barking up the wrong tree, in the wrong garden.
Mr. Givens, who just turned 80, has a new show opening at Claremont’s Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden next week, “100 Garden Views,” and he’s the flipside of that stereotype. You might even say he’s of that rare breed: the modest artist.
An agenda item to extend the contract with the Inland Valley Humane Society for an extra year quickly pivoted to a conversation about whether or not Claremont would become a “no-kill” city.
The contract, which was unanimously approved by the council, lasts for one year at $127,467, which is an increase of $5,568 from last year, according to Claremont Police Chief Shelly Vander Veen. The contract will go into effect on July 1.
Two aspiring Peppertree Square businesses are getting closer to reality.
A code amendment to allow Campsite Brewing Company, an upcoming brewpub co-owned by Christian and Kate Hartenstein, to open in the south Claremont shopping center got the go-ahead from the Claremont city council last week.
Police and the FBI are looking for a serial bank robber who hit a Claremont Chase bank on June 14.
The “Faux Badge Bandit,” as the FBI is calling him, is responsible for several bank robberies all across the southland, from La Verne to Pasadena to Santa Clarita, according to FBI spokesperson Laura Eimiller.
The Memorial Park wading pool opened Monday, June 18 to children under five years of age accompanied by an adult. Hours are Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through Friday, August 10.
Parents are prone to stretching the truth a smidge when discussing children’s accomplishments, but Joyce Ride isn’t saddled with that burden.
“She’s never failed to amaze me, even posthumously,” said the 94-year-old mother of the late Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Sally died from pancreatic cancer at age 61 in 2012.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 160,000 older adults in Los Angeles County are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. The organization estimates this figure to soar to more than 278,000 by 2030.
Due to these staggering numbers, Claremont Place senior living community is taking a unique, holistic approach to memory care through its Generations Memory Support Program.
The city presented a balanced budget to the council on Tuesday, but it came after $3.4 million in cuts.
The presentation only outlined the budget for 2018-2019. The city typically presents a two-year plan, but in order to balance the budget this year, the city split the years in anticipation of future shortfalls.
The Claremont Woman’s Club awarded five high school students each $1,000 scholarships at their end-of-year luncheon on Wednesday at the club located at 343 W. 12th St.
With the 100-year anniversary of the Claremont Woman’s Club approaching in 2019, the nonprofit decided to turn to Claremont’s High School seniors for clever ideas to keep the organization around for another millennium.
It's been interesting watching the quick rise of the walls as we now get a glimpse of what the museum will look like after completion in Claremont. Be sure to see how the construction site looked several months ago. On another note, College Avenue finally opened on Monday from storm drain construction, a couple of days ahead of schedule. COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
UPDATED: Co-chairs of Partners for a Safe Claremont, Edgar Reece and Betty Crocker, react to the early polling results for Claremont’s Measure SC on Election Night in Claremont. The measure, which would have funded the construction of a new police station, failed to get the two-thirds majority needed to pass. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff