Wayne Rogers takes a photo as Greg Rice unwraps a musket on Saturday during a Constitution
Week observation in Claremont. The 2 men are part of the Sons of the American Revolution. Though schools were closed, it didn’t stop the afternoon history lesson on the front steps of the City Council Chamber.
Volunteers with colonial garb and muskets in hand entertained passersby in commemoration of Constitution Week, a yearly observance of the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, which runs Monday, September 17 through Sunday, September 23. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
More than a decade of dedicated community service has earned Tony Marino, 35-year Claremont resident and volunteer, a special spot amid the whirling and twirling extravaganza at the 90th annual LA County Fair.
Mr. Marino, along with the 2 other Claremont heroes, will be guest-of-honor at a celebratory luncheon, distinguished in a special Claremont parade and then recognized during an award ceremony. The Claremont police aide and all-around serviceman finds it hard to believe all the fanfare.
Randy Prout is one of our local State Farm agents, and is also one of 3 Community Heroes to be honored at the LA County Fair’s Claremont Day tomorrow.
When asked why he believes he was chosen as a hero, he said he had no idea.
Nevertheless, it is obvious he has given a lot of time and effort to the community through attending events, helping out during times of need and keeping a deep network of people.
Judy Chu, the first Chinese American woman elected to Congress, looks to continue to pave the way for Americans striving to find their footing in the land of the free. The seasoned politician, who made her way to the state legislature after 20 years as a college professor, vies to serve a second term in Congress, this time in the newly-redistricted 27th district.
First in a 3-part series. When the Los Angeles County Fair celebrates Claremont Day on Thursday, September 20, a fresh face will be shining among those honored as 2012 Claremont Community Heroes, that of 8th grader McKenna Maglio.
The Western Christian School student, who turns 14 this week, may be young, but she has already distinguished herself by volunteering extensively with people with disabilities.
Ever since reporter Landus Rigsby took a leave of absence in March, it’s become increasingly apparent that help is needed to cover Claremont’s hopping sports scene. Enter Chris Oakley, a longtime Claremonter and student at Claremont Graduate University, with an unassuming manner, a ready smile and a sports-savvy born of years of fandom.
The public is invited to provide comment on the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Metro Gold Line’s Azusa-to-Montclair track at 2 public meetings being held starting this week. The Metro Gold Line’s Foothill Extension Authority Board released the completion of the EIR late last month for the estimated $800 million dollar transportation project.
The Claremont Community and Human Services Department is looking for original photos from parks and recreation program users demonstrating the theme, “Parks Make Life Better.” Selected photos may be included as a supplement to the Winter Claremont Recreation & Activities Guide.
The California Parks and Recreation Society created the “Parks Make Life Better” branding campaign to be used by local parks and recreation agencies across the State.
At age 28 Pasadena Councilmember Chris Holden followed the footsteps of his father and ventured into politics at the local government level. Twenty-three years later, the second longest-serving member in the history the Pasadena City Council is looking to broader service by running for a seat in the 41st Assembly District.
Harry Bliss shares a laugh with Benadette Le, left, and Amanda Huynh, following his presentation at Claremont High School. Amanda said she was very inspired by his talk.
Mr. Bliss told the sophomore and junior art classes about his experience attending art school and working his way up through the world of professional illustrating. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
During pregnancy, an occasion she figured would be joyous, 31-year-old Marta Medina, a warehouse worker in San Bernardino County, found herself more alone than ever. Reprimanded by her employers, who she claims told her “being pregnant was not part of the job description,” Ms. Medina says she was forced to work at a more grueling pace than ever before.
“I felt like they didn’t care and I was scared that I would lose my job,” Ms. Medina said in Spanish. “I felt invisible.” COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Despite an unexpected setback with construction at the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park, the city moves forward in addressing the park’s increased traffic and safety issues.
The Claremont City Council Tuesday unanimously approved the construction of an 8-foot pathway on the west side of Mills Avenue, to run from where the Thompson Creek trail meets Mt. Baldy Road to the entrance of the park. The pathway will replace the existing easement on the east side of the street. The $79,000 plan includes adding a crosswalk at Mt. Baldy Road.
Representatives of Cable Chapter 448 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and a small group of friends of Cable Airport gathered there Tuesday evening to mark the 11th anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001 in a somewhat unique way.
Members of the chapter donated more than $2000 to purchase a 40-foot aluminum flagpole to locate at the airport in front of the building housing airport offices, Maniac Mike’s Café and the Foothill Flying Club.