On Sunday, September 23 a house burglar in the 100 of College Way didn’t just take jewelry or electronics, he took the whole front door. A realtor in charge of the home was contacted by a neighbor and told that the front door of the residence was left open. The realtor arrived to find that the door was missing altogether. The oven and a couple silk plants were also missing.
Claremont Heritage wants to make sure you look carefully. Guests at their lecture on Claremont modernism architecture mingle in the foyer of the Claremont University Consortium on Thursday. The historic society is increasingly turning its focus to local buildings crafted in the style known as mid-century modern, which flourished in the wake of World War II. Many of these houses, business, churches and institutional edifices are now 50 or 60 years old, making them worthy of notice and eligible for preservation efforts. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Anouar Benmalek considers himself both Arab and non-Arab. The novelist, poet, journalist and mathematician explained this duality, and the mental shifts it requires, at a Scripps College talk on Monday, September 24.
He pens books in his native French, the latest of which is called Abduction, making him the literary heir of humanists like Albert Camu
In a letter released to Golden State Water customers late Tuesday afternoon, Denise Kruger, Golden State senior vice president, challenged the accuracy and methods used in a CBS news report on Claremont’s water conflict.
The segment, initiated by CBS investigative reporter David Goldstein, aired Monday night at 11 p.m. Mr. Goldstein requested that GSW President and CEO Robert Sprowls show written documentation outlining expenditures by the water company.
With an estimated 90 million Americans uninsured and underinsured, there is no issue of more importance to the future of our democracy than health care, according to former US Senator from South Dakota Tom Daschle, who spoke at Claremont McKenna College’s Athenaeum Monday night.
Amid students and the politically inclined, the former Senate majority leader and tireless health care advocate stressed the importance of participation in the November election as part of this year’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum speaker serie
A little over a decade ago, 28-year-old Stacy Crawford was diagnosed with Behcet’s disease, a rare autoimmune disorder often characterized by ulcers and inflammation in painful, spontaneous flare-ups. She spent 10 days in the hospital with her initial outbreak as doctors struggled to diagnose her. Feeling alone in her struggle, Ms. Crawford vowed to one day help others facing similar strife.
The commercial building on the southeast corner of Arrow Highway and Indian Hill Boulevard in Claremont was demolished by work crews this week as the months-long redevelopment of the Peppertree Square site began. The project has long been a priority for city officials who see the development as an underutilized retail location. Sea West Enterprises is overseeing the project which is scheduled to be completed by February. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Tuesday, September 25, is National Voter Registration Day. The deadline to register is Monday, October 22 to vote in the November 6, 2012 General Election, but residents are encouraged to register early.
Those eligible to vote must be citizens of the United States and must be 18 years of age (or will be at the time of the election). Re-registration is required if you have moved, had a name change, or wish to make a change to political party. Voter registration forms are available at Claremont City Hall, the Claremont Library and the Claremont Post Office.
What began as Tracy Sulkin’s one-woman campaign to keep the streets of her hometown clean now has dozens of volunteers quite literally sweeping the Mt. Baldy hillside.
Under the leadership of Ms. Sulkin, the local open space is receiving a special cleanup with the Adopt-A-Turnout campaign, a volunteer-driven program that encourages locals to take pride in beautifying the region.
“It provides a sense of ownership,” Ms. Sulkin said of the Adopt-A-Turnout program, “and ownership motivates people. Adopting a turnout of your own is also a fun way to volunteer.”
The Claremont City Council will review a potential fare increase to the city’s Dial-A-Ride program this Tuesday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Dial-A-Ride Claremont has provided inexpensive cab service to locals without transportation since 1985. The Community and Human Services Commission recommended the fare increase last month after several public hearings on the nonprofit organization.
Riding on the back of a NASA Boeing 747 the Space Shuttle Endeavour passes over the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Friday. The Endeavour completed its final flight on Friday cruising southern California landmarks including Malibu, downtown Los Angeles, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Disneyland and eventually landing at Los Angeles International Airport. The spectacle attracted crowds throughout the region but few reported incidents aside from isolated traffic congestion. COURIER Photo / Steven Felschundneff
Larry Castorena smiles as he collects garbage from the side of Mount Baldy Road on Thursday in Claremont. The Claremont Senior Bicycle Group volunteered to pick up trash along the roadway from Evey Canyon to Shinn Road as part of their weekly Thursday morning ride. More in Saturday’s edition. COURIER Photo / Steven Felschundneff