Claremont’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus jumped again over the weekend to 72 while the county recorded 2074 new cases and 36 deaths from COVID-19, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Public Health on Monday.
You think COVID-19 was going to stop the Claremont Senior Program from appreciating their volunteers? Nope.
The city of Claremont moved its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards online, showcasing local heroes who work to improve the lives of others.
Last year, nearly 7,000 people walked in and out of the Joslyn Center to receive community services from roughly 200 volunteers, who donated 13,500 hours of their personal time.
At about 8 p.m. on June 13, Claremont police officers responded to the 900 block of Appalachian to assist the Los Angeles County Fire Department on a drowning. The victim, a 39-year-old male, was not breathing and did not have a pulse. He was transported to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. The identification of the victim is pending notification of next of kin.
Many visual artists are fortunate in that their work can be incorporated into myriad communal spaces and remain in view, and in the public’s consciousness, indefinitely.
A painter or sculptor may have their art accessible in museums or public spaces long after they’ve died, ensuring their legacy for generations to come.
But sometimes an important piece of art languishes out of public view.
Claremont’s confirmed cases of the coronavirus continue to rise even as Los Angeles County and the city of Claremont loosen additional restrictions under the stay-at-home order that began in March. Claremont’s cases jumped 10 percent in one day to 66 on Wednesday, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Claremont’s cases have increased 15 percent in the past week and 56 percent in the past month.
The Claremont Colleges announced today that students will be returning to in-person instruction for the fall semester, but under a revised schedule. The Presidents’ Council of The Claremont Colleges has approved a fall academic calendar for the five undergraduate institutions. The revised schedule will begin on August 24, a week earlier than usual, and end by November 24, before the Thanksgiving holiday.
Three months of non-stop quarantine has not dampened the spirit of residents and staff at Mt. San Antonio Gardens Retirement Community who gathered Tuesday for “A Walk for Peace, Hope, and Justice.”
Approximately 200 people gathered to hear remarks by residents Georgeann Andrus and Marian Brown, as well as Gardens CEO Maureen Beith, before they walked the perimeter of the campus, the Gardens shared in a press release.
The pastors of Claremont United Church of Christ erected a cross in front of the church’s sanctuary last week to give people a venue where they can air their frustrations regarding the killing of George Floyd in a “physically distanced” format.
The cross is covered with a wire mesh so notes can be attached to it without tape or pins.
Beginning June 22, the Claremont Unified School District will offer its summer free breakfast and lunch program at El Roble Intermediate School, 665 N. Mountain Ave.
Meals will be offered from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Friday meals will be included in Thursday’s package.
For nearly 60 years, when the flames of unrest burned, Gene Boutilier was there.
The 82-year old veteran activist and retired minister has since the early 1960s worked for peaceful resistance. He marched many times alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. and Cesar Chavez, to name just a few.
The city of Claremont now has 59 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one death, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
Countywide there were just 823 cases reported Monday and 10 deaths which is far below the average daily cases reported over the past week. The decrease in cases may reflect a reporting lag over the weekend, according to public health officials.
The welcome news about reopening our local businesses was tempered by the announcement from Los Angeles County Public Health that new coronavirus cases in Claremont had spiked from 45 on Monday to 56 on Thursday. Also on Thursday the county announced the first confirmed death in Claremont however no other details are known. In addition, Claremont now has an institutional outbreak involving 15 residents and five employees of Country Villa Claremont Healthcare Center who have tested positive for the coronavirus. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Bea Pappas, of Chino Hills and Kathy McCauley of Rancho Cucamonga eat lunch at Walter’s restaurant on Wednesday in the Claremont Village. Last Friday, Los Angeles County was given the go ahead to reopen barbershops salons and in person dining. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff.