The Claremont City Council opened the door for two projects that could potentially change the face of the city during Tuesday’s meeting.
The meeting—the council’s first since July 26—saw the unanimous approval of the Police Facility Ad Hoc Committee’s report and the Southwest San Jose Specific Plan. “One thing we all agreed on immediately was we need a new police station. That wasn’t the problem,” Committee Chair Mark Sterba told the council.
Since shortly before the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, a group of local senior citizens, mostly Pilgrim Place residents, has gathered each Friday afternoon, demonstrating for peace on the corner of Indian Hill Boulevard and Arrow Highway.
It started as the United States ramped up to war in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. A group of pacifists began gathering around the flagpole at Pilgrim Place every day in a silent vigil.
Pomona College President David Oxtoby discusses the college’s proposed art museum during a meeting with staff, one of the architects, and the media on Wednesday in Claremont. The college is in the final stages of gaining approval for the building, which was held up for months after the city council failed to reach a super majority to approve a zone change for the property. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Annual Medicare Open Enrollment period is quickly approaching on October 15 to December 7, 2016, so don’t leave anything to chance.
It’s best to seek guidance from a local Medicare specialist. Realize that if a Medicare plan has worked well in the past, don’t assume it will be the best choice in 2017. Ask yourself if your needs have changed since first enrolling in the plan.
The Claremont Architectural Commission will conduct a preliminary review next week of the design and site plan for Pomona College’s proposed new art museum.
The preliminary review—to be held at city hall on Wednesday, September 14 at 7 p.m.—will allow commissioners to provide comments to the project’s architects.
Several residents in the neighborhood north of Base Line between Mills and Padua Avenues called police on Tuesday, September 6 to report that mail had been stolen. The suspect’s car was captured on surveillance cameras at one of the homes. Officers then identified the car—a silver 2001 Honda Civic—and named a possible suspect.
Sometime between 5 p.m. on Friday, September 9 and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 11, an unknown suspect broke into the Candlelight Pavilion, located at 455 W. Foothill Blvd., and stole $5,000 worth of electronics equipment.
What better way is there to kick off a parade? It was easy to join the fun festivities at Claremont Day during the Los Angeles County Fair Thursday, as hundreds listened to the beautiful sounds from the Claremont High School band. From that point on, floats, bikes and plenty of friends and family of Claremont packed the streets like a July Fourth parade. It was a good day to be at the fair. COURIER photo/Rachel Fagg
There’s a rift in the Claremont Colleges revolving around an age-old bone of contention: money. The Claremont School of Theology (CST) is moving to an online hybrid model of education and wants to divest itself of some extra space. They plan to sell 10.5 acres of the 16.4-acre campus, including a parcel featuring the architecturally-significant Seeley-Mudd Theater.
As we wait for the judge’s ruling on Claremont’s right to take the water system, key players involved continue to exchange tough words. In a letter dated August 23, La Verne mayor Don Kendrick objected to Golden State Water Company’s (GSW) characterization of the city’s water system as unsafe. La Verne, which struck a deal with Claremont to help manage the water system, was lambasted during the trial over unsafe levels of lead in their system.
The Claremont Club is about to introduce a machine that could change the way osteoporosis is treated.
The BioDensity machine, which will be made available to the public on September 24, is an apparatus focusing on applying pressure to the body to increase bone density and bone strength in patients who sorely need it.
A mother and son were arrested for fiduciary elder abuse after police found out they were taking money from an elderly family member’s bank account. The mother, Jennifer Jackson, 41 of Claremont, initially called police after she found out her son, 21-year-old Michael Oden, withdrew $100 from the victim’s bank account.
Genevieve Cannon had a party last Thursday, celebrating a landmark few people dream of reaching. The birthday girl, who is quite possibly Claremont’s oldest resident, turned 107.
Her family and friends, among them staff and fellow residents at the Pilgrim Place Health Center, joined the centenarian for a shindig featuring cake, a rousing rendition of “Happy Birthday” and more than a little awe at the guest of honor’s longevity. Be sure to see our video of her party.
COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Blue Shield of California has expanded its Accountable Care Organization (ACO) network in Southern California through a new collaboration with PrimeCare Medical Network, Inc., the Inland Empire’s largest network of independently contracted physicians and San Antonio Regional Hospital.