It's off to the future for seniors at The Claremont Colleges preparing to graduate this weekend. When they see friends and relatives at commencement festivities, they will likely hear the question all graduates face. "What's next"
Some undergrads plan to go on to graduate or professional school, while others will take advantage of the increasing amount of "gap year" opportunities that extend past travel, sunbathing and reflection. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
With a unanimous vote of approval by the Claremont City Council, Foothill Boulevard, from Towne Avenue to the county line before Monte Vista Avenue, now belongs to the city of Claremont.
The decision signified the city’s last step necessary to acquire the major roadway from Caltrans, and the realization of a decades-long goal of the city. The ownership will be finalized following the approval of the California Transportation Commission (CTC) next month.
The Claremont City Council has given final approval for a contract with the Claremont Police Officers Association (CPOA) good through 2014.
With a 3-2 vote the council approved the memorandum of understanding with the police union ending nearly 6 months at an impasse.
“Negotiations are what they are and in my opinion this has certainly been successful,” said Councilmember Joe Lyons. “I want to thank the negotiators on both sides...for coming to an equitable, fair and impartial decision.”
The annual Mi Casa Es Su Casa wine, spirits and craft beer tasting charity event is coming to Hotel Casa 425 on Sunday, May 20 from 5 to 8 p.m.
This annually sold-out event is attended by many of Claremont’s community and educational leaders.
Small businesses are getting a big boost in Claremont. Despite economic difficulties in recent years, the tides seem to be turning for local mom-and-pop shops looking to make their home in town.
This weekend, 2 Claremont stores are making their debut. Yale Avenue’s Buddhamouse Emporium is preparing for its grand opening celebration Saturday, May 12, while The Green Gypsie at The Packing House gets ready to open its doors for the first time Friday, May 11.
As Ontario and neighboring cities continue to fight for local control of Ontario Airport, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is looking for ways to better address concerns of insufficient management of the regional air hub.
To bridge the gap between Ontario and LAWA—the Los Angeles airport department—which also operates the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys Airport (VNY)—announced a restructuring.
Claremont resident and former city council candidate Michael Keenan was found guilty Tuesday for trespassing, following an arrest at the Pomona College Organic Farm last year.
Claremont Police arrested Mr. Keenan in September for entering farm grounds after being issued previous warnings to not return. Jury deliberation for Mr. Keenan’s trial began Monday.
The moon appears as a red ball on the horizon as it rises over the Inland Valley on Saturday in Claremont Hills Wilderness Park. The so-called "supermoon" was 30% brighter because the full phase coincided with the closet point of its orbit to Earth. The phenomenon, which happens every year, inspired stargazers around the area into the night air to get a better view. The red appearance was due to haze in the atmosphere and was not part of the phenomenon. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Claremont Police Department, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and the Claremont Park Rangers will be participating in a joint brush fire response training exercise with the Los Angeles County Fire Department Monday, May 14 through Wednesday, May 16 in the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park.
A gold leaf and deer musk scroll created by an artist designated as a Korean “National Treasure” was recently sealed inside a statue of the Buddha during a special private ceremony at Claremont Lincoln University (CLU), a new, inter-religious graduate school.
While the scroll will never again see the light of day, the public is invited to see the statue, which was donated to CLU by the publisher of US Modern Buddhism Magazine, Hyung Keun Kim, to honor the university’s new model for the desegregation of religious higher education.