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.
The Claremont Chorale, the premier community chorus in the greater Claremont area, welcomes new singers (especially men) to join the group in its 49th season.
Founded in 1968, the Chorale is an independent community chorus of experienced singers that presents a variety of high-quality choral music to enrich the musical experience of residents of Claremont and the wider community.
Claremont After-School Programs (CLASP) will be celebrating 11 years of providing after-school tutoring to at-risk students in the Claremont Unified School District.
A celebration is planned at the Pomona College Studio Art Hall on Sunday, September 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. Claire and David Oxtoby, longtime supporters of CLASP, will be honored at the event.