Claremont wine lovers are preparing to say goodbye to their beloved Village wine bar.
The Village West’s WineStyles is closing its doors in Claremont after more than 4 years serving up vino to its patrons, but not without a party.
Owners Elie and Sharla Joseph are hosting a “going away” celebration this Friday, April 13, to thank customers for their support. The party will run from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
The exhibit, Art in Public Spaces: 1945-1975 will
bring to light many hidden treasures in the city of Claremont.
Murals such as "Genesis" (1960), located in
Pomona College by Rico Lebrun; a trio of 30-foot mosaics
(1964) by Millard Sheets; and Dennis O'Connor
depicting scenes from Shakespeare at Scripps College
Garrison Theater where 3 colorful tapestries by artists
Arthur and Jean Ames also reside.
Occupy Claremont seeks written
recommendation from the Claremont
City Council Tuesday night for a grant
to support the city’s homelessness.
Occupiers are applying for $10,000
in funding from Tri-City Mental
Health’s Community Wellness Project
grant program to aid their continuing
efforts to help the homeless. Through
this grant, members will be able to provide
the homeless with proper identification
receive work, medical
other needed assistance.
US Fish and Wildlife Service honored Claremont's Rancho
Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG) this week as one of its
2011 Recovery Champions for outstanding work toward fish,
wildlife and plant conservation and protection. The award will
be presented to the botanic garden staff on Friday, April 20.
and Scripps College
Paul Darrow isn't one to expect
accolades for his accomplishments,
even though he
continues to produce notable
work as he draws ever closer
to his centennial birthday.
Mr. Darrow was never interested in
creating art for the honors, the "red carpets"
or the fame. He is an artist because
it is what he loves to do. And
thankfully, he makes a living from it.
The Community and Human Services Commission decided Wednesday night to maintain the name of the historic Claremont landmark regardless of recent debate over the possible inaccuracy of the naming of the park.
The decision was made with a 7-0 vote. Commissioner Andy Winnick and Vice Chair Butch Henderson chose to abstain.
Claremont officials will
continue to collect statements
from citizens who
have seen their water utility bills
surmount the total of their other
combined utilities. The collection
will continue through Tuesday,
The collection, taking place at Claremont
City Hall, 207 Harvard Ave., is the
city’s latest initiative to provide evidence
to the California Public Utilities Commission
against Golden State Water Company’s
proposed water rate spikes,which
would begin in January 2013.
Andrew Shelley did not expect to
have his adventure filmed and
turned into a movie when he decided
to leave his engineering career behind
and backpack around the world.
Mr. Shelley, 29, was born with muscular dystrophy,
a progressive degenerative muscular disease, yet
dreamed of traveling the world. To do so, he adapted
an X5 Frontier power chair, which is described as
"all-terrain," and set off on a journey through Thailand,
Cambodia, India and many other places.
Cesar Chavez's legacy of fighting for workers' equality sparked action in hundreds of demonstrators in Claremont Friday, who marched around the Claremont Colleges to show continued support for the equal rights of immigrant workers.
Friday's rally was one of numerous demonstrations over the past year in support of Pomona College Dining Workers, who are fighting for their chance to unionize and feel they have been "bullied" by their employer. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
City staff approved a business permit for Claremont
Craft Ales, a microbrewery with a tasting room
to be located at 1420 N. Claremont Boulevard, 204C.
The business is within the Business/Industrial Park
(B/IP) zoning district.
Claremont Craft Ales will be producing fresh
hand-crafted beers on-site, and residents may purchase
the packaged/bottled products to take home.
Low turnouts at the Claremont community budget meetings, held in early February, set a precedent of overall low citizen participation in the city's 2012-2014 budget development process. The raw data gathered from both the online survey and public meetings, presented to the city council last week, will be used to help the city council as it prepares to create its next 2-year budget cycle later this month. General fund expenditures are estimated at $20 million for 2012-2014.
An estimated 90,000 gigantic
Ping Pong-like balls have
made their way onto the
Harvey Mudd excavation site at
Foothill and Dartmouth.
The spheres "varying in size from the first
level of the building to the roof" are part of an
innovative new concrete slab technology called
BubbleDeck, developed to help erase construction's
carbon footprint. BubbleDeck has come to
Claremont as the foundation of Harvey Mudd's
80,000-square foot teaching and learning center,
currently under construction. The facility is expected
to be completed next summer. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff