The Democratic Club of Claremont will present information about five statewide measures on the June 5 ballot at its 7 p.m. meeting on Monday, April 30 at Pilgrim Place’s Napier Center, 660 Avery Rd., Claremont. The event is free and open to the public.
Bargain hunters alert: Crossroads Women’s annual community-wide yard sale is coming next Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to Cahuilla Park, 1717 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont.
The yearly grab bag event is always chockablock with treasures old and new for buyers.
The foundation for the proposed Village South specific plan will be sent back to the commissions for further feedback.
That was the direction of the council, who voted 4-1 to send back the goals and guiding principles of a proposed southerly addition to the Claremont Village to either the planning commission or a joint planning and architectural committee.
About 50 Claremonters got their first look at Measure SC during a forum at the Hughes Center on April 19.
The forum, hosted by Active Claremont, featured presentations and a question-and-answer session.
Betty Crocker and Jim Keith represented the pro-SC side.
“It’s our time, it’s our turn,” Ms. Crocker said. “It’s our time to give our city direction.
Construction for Pomona College’s new art museum on College Avenue between Second Street and Bonita Avenue began last November, and is progressing according to plan. Project manager Brian Faber said the $44 million project is expected to be completed in June of 2019.
For years, Pomona’s art museum has been housed in a small facility on the corner of Bonita and College, with much of the art in storage because there was no space to display it.
The Webb Schools will be given the Bess Garner Historic Preservation Award “in recognition of their stewardship shown in the preservation of the significant architecture and physical history of their campus,” according to Claremont Heritage’s David Shearer.
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden will be given the Cultural Heritage Award for its dedication to California native plants and their educational programs, exhibitions, publications and events. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Delayed gratification isn’t for everyone: teenagers, for instance. But every now and then, if one is patient, waiting pays.
Such is the case with singer-songwriter Ellen Harper’s latest release, “Light Has a Life of its Own.” Ms. Harper’s sophomore effort delves eloquently into the various stages of love and desire, or lack thereof, as well as the music industry, and even a plea for decent music at her own funeral.
Winning Margins, which identifies as a “progressive organization dedicated to rebuilding the Democratic party,” will host a forum on homelessness in Claremont featuring some of the 2018 Claremont city council candidates, including Jennifer Stark, Jed Leano, Edgar Reece, Zachary Courser and Sam Pedroza.
Carol Perez of Whittier blows bubbles as she rides her bike along College Avenue on Sunday during the CicLAvia event in Claremont. For one day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., a meandering seven mile route between Claremont and San Dimas was closed to automobile traffic so fans of two wheeled transportation could have a car free cruise. CicLAvia, which is held at different locations in Los Angeles County about four times a year, coincided with Claremont’s Earth Day celebration. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Jim Keith and Betty Crocker put on a presentation supporting Measure SC as part of a public forum on Thursday during the Active Claremont meeting at the Hughes Center. Measure SC is a general obligation bond that if passed by voters on June 5 would provide funds for building a new police station in Claremont. The event’s organizers were unable to secure someone to speak against the measure. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
For the third time in the 111-year history of the Claremont COURIER, the newspaper was named top community newspaper in the state by the California News Publisher’s Association (CNPA) at the annual journalism awards luncheon in Sonoma on Saturday.
The COURIER was one of six newspapers to take first place in general excellence depending on circulation, both for weeklies and dailies. Steven Felschundneff's soccer in the rain photo, above, took first place for sports feature. More results and photos inside.
Margo Gutierrez and Fiona Baler lead a protest march of fellow Claremont High School students on Friday in front of the high school. The group marched from the school to Claremont City Hall as part of a nationwide movement marking both the anniversary of Columbine Colorado shooting and to protest gun violence. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Gold Line bridge and parking garage were in front of Claremont commissions this week, as both the planning and architectural bodies reviewed design options.
Assistant City Manager Colin Tudor introduced the plans, which included some detailed renderings, along with Claremont architect John Bohn. Mr. Bohn was tasked with coming up with a design for the bridge.