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.
Guests of Claremont's Joslyn Senior Center Thursday were transported to the English countryside in mind and manner with the celebration of the annual Mother's Day Tea, a social gathering honoring the gift of motherhood over afternoon refreshments.
The midday haze provided a cozy atmosphere as women gathered, teacups in hand, to enjoy hot tea and finger foods. The Mother's Day tea is a longstanding tradition near and dear to the hearts of the Joslyn Center staff, who put on the yearly May celebration, and equally cherished by the center's visitors.
"I'm a glamorous 72-year-old mother," Jane Bickman said, sporting her sparkling headpiece, complete with a large pink flower. "It's a special event for mothers and gives us the opportunity to meet people and have fun." See our complete story next edition.
The Claremont Unified School District board announced the tentative selection of James Elsasser, Ed.d., as the district's new superintendent in press release published on the CUSD website.
"The board will take action at a future regular meeting pending a successful site visit and contract negotiation," the press release stated.
Mr. Elsasser received his B.A. in Music Education from Azusa Pacific University (APU), a master's in education from APU, and his doctorate in Educational Leadership from University of Southern California.