When Steve Gerali was teaching practical theology at Azusa Pacific University, he had a revealing go-to exercise.
He would ask his students if they could wake up each morning and invent a job, what would it be?
“They’d say, ‘I’d play basketball and get paid for it,’ or whatever.
Claremont High School senior Sam Yagoda received a congressional nomination from Congresswoman Grace F. Napolitano relating to his recent acceptance to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
Sam, a lifelong resident of La Verne, attended the Fairplex Child Development Center, La Verne Heights Elementary and Ramona Middle School before enrolling at CHS.
A woman and her baby were hospitalized Friday evening when the SUV they were riding in collided with a pole on Towne Avenue near Briarcroft Road. According to police a 22-year-old San Dimas man fell asleep while traveling north on Towne with his girlfriend and the couple’s baby. Photo by Doug Sturgis
George Sparks, executive director of the Pomona Valley Transportation Authority and Doran Barnes, director of the Foothill Transportation Authority will discuss regional transportation at the next meeting of Active Claremont at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 15 in the Santa Fe Room at the Hughes Center, 1700 Danbury Rd. The public is invited to attend this free talk. For information, call (909) 621-2079.
Children five years and under can keep cool this summer at the Memorial Park wading pool. The pool is open from June 19 to August 11, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The city has also added free shuttle service for Claremont residents from both El Barrio Park and Wheeler Park. Shuttles run Monday through Friday from June 19 through July 7
Claremont High School held a ceremony on June 1 to commemorate the completion and activation of the solar array installed over the CHS parking lot and, more broadly, the completion of Claremont Unified School District’s solar power project.
CUSD has installed solar power arrays at all 11 of its sites, comprising 5,474 photovoltaic panels. See aerial video of the panels at Claremont High School and El Roble. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
After months of planning and preparation, the Renwick House was finally moved across College Avenue on Monday morning, June 5, around 1a.m. The actual move across the street took less than 10 minutes, but around an hour to maneuver in the correct position on the Pomona College campus. About 50 people—including Pomona College staff President David Oxtoby, VP Marylou Ferry, museum staff Kathleen Howe and Steve Comba—came to take photos and celebrate the big move.
The next walk you take along the Thompson Creek Trail may be a little more informative than before. That’s because the Kiwanis Club of Claremont has banded together to mark certain plants with identifying signs along the trail. The project is the brainchild of Jerry Feingold, who has been committed to the project since bringing it to the Kiwanis board in February.
A Claremont Unified School District physical education teacher accused of lewd acts with a child entered a plea of not guilty with the Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, May 30.
Timothy Northrop, 57, was arrested by officers from the Claremont Police Department at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 22 on two felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child.
Golden State Water Company’s contractor has started preliminary work for the new water main line installation on Yale Avenue, from First Street to Seventh Street. Preliminary work will consist of minor street excavations. Pavement will be sawcut in the trench area where the new water main line will be constructed.
Inter Valley Health Plan, a Pomona-based not-for-profit Medicare Advantage Health Plan, is hosting its 5th annual Women’s Changing, Aging Roles event titled “Time Flies, Catch It” on Saturday, June 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at Hillcrest in La Verne.
Claremont Police Department investigators are searching for an older white male in his 60s, who is suspected of breaking into a restaurant and dental office in Claremont last week. Police describe the suspect as an older white male in his 60s standing five feet, nine inches tall, weighing 190 pounds with white or gray hair. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black baseball cap, a white long sleeve t-shirt, blue jeans and white Puma tennis shoes. The suspect was also seen carrying a hammer.