Prices for cab rides from Claremont’s nonprofit transportation system Dial-A-Ride are doubling.
The Claremont City Council Tuesday approved the fare increase unanimously Tuesday night with no comment made from the public. With the council’s approval, Dial-A-Ride service costs will rise to $1.50 for seniors, $2.50 for the general public, $4 for outside the city or after hours, $1 for a second rider and $1 for group service by January 2013.
More than a year after the city council granted approval for demolition at Claremont’s Peppertree Square, the walls have come tumbling down.
The troubled center’s revitalization, which has sat at the top of the city’s priorities for years, is no longer sitting idle. Demolition commenced early this week on a front portion of the shopping complex, located at the southeast corner of Arrow Highway and Indian Hill Boulevard.
On Sunday, September 23 a house burglar in the 100 of College Way didn’t just take jewelry or electronics, he took the whole front door. A realtor in charge of the home was contacted by a neighbor and told that the front door of the residence was left open. The realtor arrived to find that the door was missing altogether. The oven and a couple silk plants were also missing.
Claremont Heritage wants to make sure you look carefully. Guests at their lecture on Claremont modernism architecture mingle in the foyer of the Claremont University Consortium on Thursday. The historic society is increasingly turning its focus to local buildings crafted in the style known as mid-century modern, which flourished in the wake of World War II. Many of these houses, business, churches and institutional edifices are now 50 or 60 years old, making them worthy of notice and eligible for preservation efforts. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Anouar Benmalek considers himself both Arab and non-Arab. The novelist, poet, journalist and mathematician explained this duality, and the mental shifts it requires, at a Scripps College talk on Monday, September 24.
He pens books in his native French, the latest of which is called Abduction, making him the literary heir of humanists like Albert Camu
In a letter released to Golden State Water customers late Tuesday afternoon, Denise Kruger, Golden State senior vice president, challenged the accuracy and methods used in a CBS news report on Claremont’s water conflict.
The segment, initiated by CBS investigative reporter David Goldstein, aired Monday night at 11 p.m. Mr. Goldstein requested that GSW President and CEO Robert Sprowls show written documentation outlining expenditures by the water company.
With an estimated 90 million Americans uninsured and underinsured, there is no issue of more importance to the future of our democracy than health care, according to former US Senator from South Dakota Tom Daschle, who spoke at Claremont McKenna College’s Athenaeum Monday night.
Amid students and the politically inclined, the former Senate majority leader and tireless health care advocate stressed the importance of participation in the November election as part of this year’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum speaker serie
A little over a decade ago, 28-year-old Stacy Crawford was diagnosed with Behcet’s disease, a rare autoimmune disorder often characterized by ulcers and inflammation in painful, spontaneous flare-ups. She spent 10 days in the hospital with her initial outbreak as doctors struggled to diagnose her. Feeling alone in her struggle, Ms. Crawford vowed to one day help others facing similar strife.
The commercial building on the southeast corner of Arrow Highway and Indian Hill Boulevard in Claremont was demolished by work crews this week as the months-long redevelopment of the Peppertree Square site began. The project has long been a priority for city officials who see the development as an underutilized retail location. Sea West Enterprises is overseeing the project which is scheduled to be completed by February. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Tuesday, September 25, is National Voter Registration Day. The deadline to register is Monday, October 22 to vote in the November 6, 2012 General Election, but residents are encouraged to register early.
Those eligible to vote must be citizens of the United States and must be 18 years of age (or will be at the time of the election). Re-registration is required if you have moved, had a name change, or wish to make a change to political party. Voter registration forms are available at Claremont City Hall, the Claremont Library and the Claremont Post Office.
What began as Tracy Sulkin’s one-woman campaign to keep the streets of her hometown clean now has dozens of volunteers quite literally sweeping the Mt. Baldy hillside.
Under the leadership of Ms. Sulkin, the local open space is receiving a special cleanup with the Adopt-A-Turnout campaign, a volunteer-driven program that encourages locals to take pride in beautifying the region.
“It provides a sense of ownership,” Ms. Sulkin said of the Adopt-A-Turnout program, “and ownership motivates people. Adopting a turnout of your own is also a fun way to volunteer.”