Melvin L. Oliver, a noted expert on racial and urban inequality and the executive dean of the College of Letters and Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been named Pitzer College’s sixth president following a unanimous vote by the College’s Board of Trustees.
Louise Glück is in a category so rare as to be nearly oxymoronic. She’s a successful poet.
She’s published 10 books of poetry, plus a celebrated book of essays. Her collected works, Poems 1962-2012, is considered a must-have for the serious poetry reader.
Her accolades include a 2003 stint as the US Poet Laureate and receipt of the Pulitzer Prize.
All Mt. Baldy trails are closed until further notice after a man fell to his death while hiking on Saturday, the second death on the mountain in less than a week and an additional 12 people had to be airlifted over the weekend.
Dong Xing (Tony) Liu, 47, of Temple City, was hiking with his wife in the Icehouse Saddle area Saturday evening when they both slipped and fell down the mountainside, according to a release from the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.
The setting sun illuminates the American and California flags on a cold evening in Claremont. Following last week’s rain it has remained clear but cool in Claremont with no additional precipitation in sight. A warming trend will bring temperatures in the 70s this weekend and possibly 80s next week. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
An inadvertent oversight by city staff during the adoption of the city’s general plan in 2006 has resulted in the need to update zoning for a number of city properties, including the parcel on College Avenue that may house the proposed Pomona College Museum of Art.
Years after water leaks began springing up on Tulane Road, the city seems to be working on a solution to fix the problem.
Jim Gingrich, whose property has suffered a slow leak for more than three weeks, received a letter from the city on January 28 outlining plans to work with Golden State Water Company (GSW) to relocate the water main further into the road while saving the oak trees that line the street.
The CoolCalifornia Challenge, a competition between California cities to motivate and reward residents for reducing their carbon footprints and to build more sustainable communities, just got a little more competitive.
Claremont is currently in first place, but the lead is narrowing.
Youth programs and sustainability were the main topics of discussion during the annual joint meeting between the city council and the Claremont Board of Education on Monday, February 1. The atmosphere in the Richard S. Kirkendall Education Center’s boardroom was easygoing, as city official heard updates on the Youth Activity Center and green endeavors from the city and the school board.
An unknown burglar broke into a woman’s car and stole a Michael Kors purse in the parking lot of Kiddie Academy on the 600 block of Foothill Boulevard. The incident happened at approximately 4:23 p.m., when the victim parked and locked her car.
The Shakespeare Club of Pomona Valley will feature a talk by Caitlin Lopez from Ophelia’s Jump, whose topic is “Record Rain and Improvised Crutches: The Trials and Triumphs of Outdoor Shakespeare,” at its next meeting on Monday, February 8 at 2 p.m. at the Joslyn Center.
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) recently announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care.
The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
Daniel Nguyen of Westminster fell 1,500 feet to his death while hiking in Mt. Baldy on Tuesday morning, according to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.
Mr. Nguyen, 23, was hiking with a friend along the Devil’s Backbone portion of Mt. Baldy. The friend called 911 at 7:41 a.m. stating that Mr. Nguyen slipped and fell.
Each Friday the Rotary Club of Claremont meets to share food and friendship just like so many other service clubs throughout the country. At the end of this particular meeting Friday at the Claremont DoubleTree Hotel, we launched a drone for our group video and photo. This selfie is actually a "reverse 30-second pan" that has been sped up in editing. Thanks to everyone for a being a good sport participating. COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
Vehicles on Mount Baldy Road had to swerve around a large pile of fallen rock on Sunday as a winter storm passed through the area. It has been a relatively dry winter but the storm was expected to produce up to two inches of rain in the Inland Valley. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff