Police are looking for whoever broke into two Claremont businesses last week (seen walking to Jax front door).
On November 1, officers responded to a burglary alarm at Jax Bicycle Shop around 10:51 p.m., according to a release from the Claremont Police Department. When officers arrived, they found the front door window had been shattered.
Surveillance footage from the scene showed two subjects approaching the bike shop on the 200 block of First Street, shattering the window with an unknown tool and fleeing the scene before making entry.
Claremont police arrested a 14-year-old boy after he attempted to leave the high school Monday morning. Officers responded to the school around 10:40 a.m. regarding a student who was seen walking off campus, according to Lt. Mike Ciszek of the Claremont Police Department. Police said that as one officer approached the boy, he ran away.
As construction for the upcoming Pomona College Museum of Art (PCMA) moves forward, a chain-link security fence is going up beginning Thursday, November 2.
The fencing will be placed around the perimeter of the museum site, including the west side of College Avenue, the south side of Bonita Avenue, along the east side of the Library parking lot, the west side of College Avenue and the north side of Second Street, the city says.
Residents got a first-hand look at what city and county programs are doing to combat homelessness.
There were 73 Claremonters willing to help the homeless in the community as they listened to a panel of experts during the Claremont Homeless Community Summit on October 23.
“To this end the city of Claremont has made a priority to maximize and expand current efforts and implement new actions to reduce the number of homeless individuals,” Mr. Lyons said.
The Claremont Senior Program is seeking donations for a patio project at the Joslyn Center, the city said in a press release.
The Friends of the Claremont Senior Foundation and the city’s Committee on Aging are raising $50,000 to transform an unused area of the senior center to a space used for social gatherings, an outdoor classroom and casual enjoyment.
On Friday, October 27 a Victorville man who was initially arrested for driving a stolen car had his charges dropped after further investigation revealed his mother was wanted for stealing the car. The 22-year-old was pulled over near the intersection of Mountain Avenue and Ashfield Avenue, just before 7 a.m. after police found out the Hyundai Accent was reported stolen out of San Bernardino County.
From the mountains near Running Springs, the sun is shinning with classic cool fall weather. Down in the Southland however, clouds and spotty rain stay with us and are not really going anywhere for the remainder of the week. High temperatures will only reach the mid-60s in Claremont, with a slight chance of rain mostly near the mountain areas. Lows will hover around 55. During the afternoon hours the sun will make an appearance, but not for long. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
The event, situated within Black Friday and Cyber Monday at the start of the holiday season, Giving Tuesday offers Claremont businesses the opportunity to donate 10 percent of their profits to a local nonprofit and to host a table with information about them at their location.
Giving Tuesday happens on November 28, and the deadline to enroll is Tuesday, October 31.
Sustainable Claremont honored businesses and individuals for sustainability efforts at its annual meeting, Plant Seeds of Hope, on October 2 at the Padua Hills Theatre in Claremont.
Sponsored by Pick My Solar, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont COURIER and Foothill Gold Line, the event featured a social hour with exhibits and light refreshments, followed up by the environmental leadership awards, which were presented by Steve Sabicer, chair of the board of directors.
Mt. San Antonio Gardens residents Stuart Oskamp Lee McDonald, Lynn Bush and Wes Hawkes sing, “Everything’s up to Date” last Thursday during rehearsal for a 1940s Revue variety show. The show, which ran through the weekend at the Gardens, featured song, dance and a one act play. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont After-School Programs (CLASP) will celebrate 12 years of providing after-school tutoring to at-risk students in the Claremont Unified School District on Sunday, November 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. Student volunteers from the Claremont Colleges, University of La Verne, the Webb Schools and Claremont High School will be honored for their work with CLASP students.