Upland police move a suspect from one police vehicle to another on Monday in the Claremont Village. Claremont Police assisted in locating and apprehending the man after a foot pursuit that ended on the south side of First Street in from of the Claremont Colleges Services building. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
On Wednesday, March 27, the Architectural Commission will review plans for a new 36,000-square-foot science building at Harvey Mudd College.
If approved, the proposed three-story building, to be named the McGregor Computer Science Center, will be constructed on the northeast corner of Dartmouth Avenue and Platt Boulevard.
The American Legion Keith Powell Post 78 Claremont is hosting a dinner meeting with Felice L. Loverso, CEO and president of Casa Colina Center for Rehabilitation, who will discuss “Rehabilitation for Veterans.”
The dinner meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at St. Ambrose Episcopal Church, 830 W. Bonita Ave., in Claremont. The cost is $13.
The witness saw the car move to the rear of the smoke shop, and three of the occupants got out of the car and were seen attempting to pry open the rear door. The suspects then saw the witness watching them and fled in the car, police said.
Johnny Collins, 13, takes a breather after an epic performance in the pie eating contest on Saturday during the Claremont Pie Festival. Johnny was awarded second place for his technique which involved rubbing his head in the pie. The annual pie festival drew large crowds to the Claremont Village, despite somewhat gloomy weather. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Every Sunday morning the streets of the Claremont Village come alive with food vendors selling "fresh" as their main ingredient. For everything from produce to pies and more, the vendors at this outdoor market have become a recognizable part of the City of Trees. The Farmer's Market has a little something for anyone looking to satisfy their palette, and we have a special video showing off what's for sale each week. The market is open from 8 a.m to 1 p.m. and it's recommended you get their early to scope out the best deals. Video by Matthew Weinberger
Two pine trees in front of a Kemper Avenue home will remain, the Claremont city council said last week.
The council voted 4-1 to keep the trees standing in front of the Barbee residence on March 12, despite an apparent removal and replacement program initiated by the city over 15 years ago. But since that time the removal was reevaluated and since cancelled.
COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The last two meetings of the Police Station Citizens Advisory Committee have been cancelled and two members have resigned, putting the committee at a standstill.
The meetings have been cancelled due to a lack of business, according to official notices given out by the city. The last meeting of the committee took place on December 11, 2018.
The Traffic and Transportation Commission was scheduled to review locations for new bus shelters throughout Claremont at its meeting February 28, but the meeting got cancelled due to lack of quorum. The commission is scheduled to meet again this Thursday, March 28.
The proposed design for the new bus shelters—perforated metal painted green, orange, purple and red—wasn’t well received.
Residents in the Blaisdell Park neighborhood are invited to a community meeting on Saturday, March 30 at 2:30 p.m. at the Blaisdell Center, 440 S. College Ave.
The meeting is to address concerns over the well-being of the park, including play structures, litter, safety and the park’s overall beauty. Staff from community services, human services and the police department will be in attendance.
The Pooch Park will be temporarily closed from Monday, April 8 to Friday, May 10 for turf renovation and maintenance. This yearly scheduled maintenance is to ensure the turf remains healthy.
During the closure, residents may visit other Claremont parks that are pet friendly, which include the Claremont Hills Wilderness Park, Thompson Creek Trail and Rancho San Jose Park.
On Monday, March 18 police arrested two people after finding an alleged identity theft operation with over 20,000 victims. It all started when police pulled over a car around 2:07 p.m. The driver, 39-year-old Joseph Martinez, was allegedly under the influence of drugs and had a suspended license and a warrant. A search of the car yielded stolen mail, credit cards, fake drivers’ licenses and a key used to open community mailboxes.
Inside the suspects' truck were Chevron display cases containing lottery tickets, cigarettes, cigarette lighters, potato chips and drinks, police said. All told, the approximate value of the stolen goods was $15,000.
A painted lady butterfly feeds on a statice flower on Monday in North Claremont. The butterflies made big news last week as the migrated through the southland and a few apparently have settled in for a while. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff