Former Claremont resident
has been appointed to
the state of Washington
Supreme Court, becoming the
second Hispanic justice to
serve on the state’s high court.
Mr. Gonzalez, a Superior
Court judge in King County,
Washington, will begin his
new role this January.
A couple traveling through Claremont Tuesday afternoon were arrested after being stopped for grand theft auto. Officers ran a vehicle license plate check on a silver Ford Taurus near Base Line Road and Kemper Avenue just after 3 p.m. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Costa Mesa. Claremont Police stopped the car and arrested Christopher Bridwell, 36, above, of Aliso Viejo for grand theft auto. Mr. Bridwell’s passenger, Marjorie Saylor, 29, of Upland, was also arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Both are currently being held at the Claremont city jail. More information as the story develops. COURIER photo/Steven Felschuneff
Just one week after announcing its intent to promote current Assistant City Manager Tony Ramos, the Claremont City Council approved a city managerâ??s contract with Mr. Ramos last night in a special closed meeting.
The Claremont City Council will discuss the appointment of Assistant City Manager Tony Ramos as City Manager tonight at 6 p.m. in closed session. The public has an opportunity to address the council. Residents wishing to share remarks should arrive promptly at 6 p.m.
Due to the holiday, the COURIER will not be delivered Saturday, November 26. We will resume our regular delivery schedule on Wednesday, November 30. Thank you for your understanding as our staff spends time with their families. We will be updating the website as news develops.
Stephen Simon addresses the crowd gathered Sunday for the General Assembly of the Occupy Claremont movement. The group decided to ask Claremont City Council to pass a resolution supporting the Occupy movement and to hold weekly general assemblies. See our complete story in the Wednesday edition. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont will negotiate a city
manager's contract with current
Assistant City Manager Tony
Ramos as decided by city council in
closed session Monday night.
The special meeting was scheduled after current
City Manager Jeff Parker announced his resignation
Tuesday, November 16. Mr. Parker will leave his post
in Claremont to become Tustin's new city manager.
His last day is December 26.
Chapter 13 Trustee Amrane
Cohen filed a Notice of Motion
and Verified Motion for Order
Dismissing Chapter 13 Proceeding
against Claremont’s Assistant City
Manager Tony Ramos on October 12.
The document states that Mr. Ramos had failed
to make his bankruptcy payments in the amount of
As of Tuesday, Mr. Ramos had paid $3528 of
his outstanding balance of $8500.
Pitzer College student Vincent Giannotti works on the computer while participating in the Occupy Claremont protest on Monday outside Claremont City Hall. A group of students set up the occupy encampment over the weekend. The current protest is scheduled to end Wednesday night before Thanksgiving. Organizers say the will return to city hall on Sunday and will call a general meeting to all community members who support the worldwide movement. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont will host a public forum
with an administrative judge to discuss
Golden State Water Company’s
proposed water rate increases on
Tuesday, December 6. As the city prepares
to host the public hearing, Claremont residents
are gearing up for what they expect
to be a long and hard-fought battle against
bank-breaking water bills.
Claremont City Manager Jeff Parker is resigning from his post in the City of Trees. Mr. Parker will take over as Tustin's city manager after a unanimous vote Tuesday night. His last day is set for December 26, and he has recommended moving current Assistant City Manager Tony Ramos to the top position.
Council will discuss Mr. Parker's replacement this Saturday at a council workshop at city hall.
The city council workshop scheduled for this Saturday has been postponed until Saturday, December 3 at 9 a.m. City council will meet to discuss the finer points of what will become a future work plan for city staff.
Claremont Police are seeking help to find a man suspected of ATM robberies in Claremont, Diamond Bar, and Rancho Cucamonga last month. The Claremont robbery took place at the Chase Bank in the 400 block of North Indian Hill Boulevard. On Wednesday, October 19, around 1:30 a.m., a 22-year-old victim was using the ATM when a Hispanic male pulled out a handgun and demanded $500.