The 33rd Claremont Folk Festival, set for Sunday, May 22, will feature a different venue and time frame than usual. The music extravaganza will be held at Pomona College’s Sontag Greek Theatre at Pomona College, with gates opening at 3 p.m. and music starting at 4 p.m.
A national nonprofit organization, iCan Shine, aims to host a five-day bike program from June 27 to July 1 at Fairplex in Pomona.
Fundraising began to pay for the camp, which will teach as many as 40 people with disabilities to independently ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle.
After nearly a year of searching, Claremont has found its new community services director.
Roger Bradley will be taking over the job, according to a release from the city. Mr. Bradley comes to Claremont from Dublin in northern California, where he served as the assistant to the city manager for four years.
“I’m definitely excited to be [in Claremont],” Mr. Bradley said.
A press release sent out by the city on Wednesday regarding the loss of the Heritage Elms on Indian Hill is causing a stir among the city’s tree advocates. “Although the aging process and disease affecting the American elms cannot be prevented or treated, the city has recently tackled issues within its control to extend the life of these trees,” the release stated. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
A three-alarm fire at a recycling center torched a number of structures and over 150 cars in Montclair on Monday afternoon, sending a plume of black smoke into the air that could be seen region-wide. The fire was first reported at approximately 1:53 p.m. at 4761 State Street near Monte Vista Avenue, according to Upland Fire Marshal Chris Hayes.
US Senator Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, will visit Pomona College for a talk on climate change at 4:30 p.m. today, Friday, April 8, at the College’s Argue Auditorium (Millikan Laboratory, 610 N. College Ave., Claremont). The event is free and open to the public.
On Tuesday, March 29 Claremont police arrested a transient for robbery after he tried to get away with goods from the Stater Bros. on Foothill Boulevard and Towne Avenue. Police responded around 7:45 a.m. after 50-year-old Ellis Magee allegedly tried to steal beer, vodka and toothpaste.
Citrus College has achieved a new record for the number of students who transfer to four-year colleges and universities. A report from the college’s Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness revealed that during the 2014-2015 academic year, 1,234 Citrus College students transferred to UC and CSU schools, private four-year institutions in California or out-of-state colleges or universities.
Rhino Records will celebrate National Record Store Day, set for April 16, with the release of a number of limited-edition vinyl albums.
These include a 12-inch picture disk of David Bowie’s “The Man Who Sold the World”; a gold vinyl two-record set of the Deftones’ B-sides and rarities; a 12” blue vinyl single of Florence and the Machine’s “Delila/Only Love Can Break Your Heart."
Ray Malik, co-owner of the newly opened Snow Station, demonstrates how to augment his signature dessert recently at the Village area business. Snow Station, which replaces Pie Street also owned by Mr. Malik and his partner, makes low calorie frozen deserts that come with toppings and drizzle. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
US Senator Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, will visit Pomona College for a special talk on climate change at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 8 at the College’s Argue Auditorium (Millikan Laboratory, 610 N. College Ave., Claremont). The event is free and open to the public.
Applications are now being accepted for the Reed Fine Arts Program’s advanced high school art class for the 2016-2017 school year. The classes are held at the Millard Sheets Art Center located on the campus of Fairplex in Pomona, home of the LA County Fair.
Michael Kimmel knows how angry white men can get. The New York-based sociologist and author shared his knowledge with a Scripps College crowd at the Balch Auditorium on March 23.
Mr. Kimmel is the author of Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era, which explores male anger in Middle America.
Claremont has a new business that will leave you in stitches. Located on Foothill Boulevard—in the center that’s home to longtime local establishments like The Ivy House—Sewciety Studio offers sewing and crafting lessons to adults and kids alike.
The business is the brainchild of two friends with a lot in common, beginning with their names.