Locals are invited to join the community in supporting
Fair Trade products through a dessert
party titled Sweet Justice, is taking place
Thursday, March 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. on the
Pomona College campus. The event is free and
open to the public.
Holding out for a hybrid? You have until 4 p.m.
this Sunday, March 25 to buy tickets for the Claremont
Educational Foundation’s 2012 Toyota Prius
Tickets, which cost $25, must be purchased in person
from an employee or board member of CEF or
from a representative of one of the groups participating
in the raffle.
The CHS gym reverberated with cheers and the thump of rubber balls during the 2nd annual "March Radness!" Dodgeball Tournament, held Sunday, March 18 at Claremont High School.
Twenty-one teams, comprised of students in the 4th through 12th grades and adults came ready to dodge, duck, dip and dive to raise money for the Claremont Educational Foundation. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont joined with 200 groups across the country Thursday in a "Save Our Homes" national day of action led by MoveOn, a progressive political-action group dedicated to education and advocacy. About 40 people congregated at the Wells Fargo on Yale Avenue and Second Street in the afternoon, signs in hand, to demand action against government controlled mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Indian Hill Boulevard will be shut down Wednesday morning, March 21, from Scripps Drive to Colby Circle for Claremont High School’s annual presentation of “Every 15 minutes.” The closure is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Both the north and south lanes will be closed for the yearly program, which provides students with a reenactment of the possible consequences involved with drinking or texting while driving.
Today, Saturday, March 17, from 1 to 4 p.m., Jamboree
Housing Corporation, is hosting a Courier Place
heartwarming at the Courier Place apartments, 111 S.
College Ave., just outside the Family Clubhouse.
Participants include city staff, fire, police and community
services departments and local merchants. The
Girls Scouts of America, members of CLASP, the
YMCA and Bet & Rockys will also be inattendance.
The 2012 Independence Day Committee is now
accepting nominations for Grand Marshal, Honored
Citizen, and Honored Community Group to be recognized
at the Fourth of July Celebration. The deadline
to submit nominations has been extended to
Thursday, March 29 to the Hughes Community Center,
1700 Danbury Rd.
Applications are available at the event’s website
The Claremont Educational Foundation (CEF)
will host its annual â??March Radness!â? Dodgeball
Tournament tomorrow, Sunday, March 18, from
noon to 6 p.m.
Thereâ??s a good chance it will rain, but that shouldnâ??t
dampen spirits, since the eventâ??which features
teams of kids in 4th through 12th grades and adults
involved in community organizationsâ??will be held
inside the Claremont High School gym.
While some may describe Claremont
as a sleepy town when it
comes to crime, the illusion of
safety didn’t stop 15-year-old Nautika
Clemons of Claremont High School and 9
other Claremont High schoolers from
learning how to defend themselves.
Claremont’s Youth Activity Center (YAC) teamed
up with local crisis center Project Sister Family Services
last week to help empower young Claremont
women through the art of self-defense.
A pedestrian passes Espiau's newly repainted exterior and sign in the Claremont Village. The long-time mainstay on Yale Avenue has been redecorated for St. Patrick's Day including the bright green exterior, many leprechauns and a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. See the our calendar for more St Patrick's Day activities. COURIER photo/O'Steven Felschundneff
The U.S. Postal Service is investigation a large quantity of stolen mail found at Padua Hills Theatre Saturday afternoon, March 10. The stolen mail was addressed to Claremont residences on Cook Road, Fuller Drive and Fergus Falls, as well as addresses out of Rancho Cucamonga.
Donna Daniel started
her career, as many
do, working in a
small shop hoping one day
she could have one of her
own. Her first experience
with retail clothing was at
The Little Dress Shop in the
Village. Ms. Daniel took the
opportunity to learn her craft
and the business. From there
she rented space in a shop in
the antique district of Pomona
and continues to have a presence
Over 2 years ago, she opened her
own clothing store called The Grove
Vintage on Bonita Avenue in the Village.
Claremont residents and members
of MoveOn.org, a grassroots
political action group, will
lead a rally tomorrow, Thursday, March
15, against mortgage lenders at Wells
Fargo, on the corner of Yale Avenue and
Second Street in the Claremont Village.
The event will begin at 4:30 p.m.
Agroup of aspiring boy scouts were
pulled to Claremont by the need
to satisfy their creativity. Jake
Donaldson, Kyle Malaluan, and Rafael
Larkin, all 9-year-old fourth graders at St.
Joseph School in Upland, came to Heirloom
in the Village to earn a new badge.
The boys are members of Pack 600 of Den 1 Cub
Scouts, and are Webelos, a stage between Cub Scout
and Boy Scout, that is one of the highest ranks Cub
Scouts achieve before moving on to becoming full-fledged