Sue Keith is the new president of the Citrus Community College District board of trustees. She was elected during the board’s annual organizational meeting on December 4.
This is the fifth time she has been elected by the trustees to serve a one-year term as president since she began serving on the board in 1999.
The home of Lenny and Kelley Davis on Scripps Avenue in Claremont is all lit up for Christmas with custom festive displays and “It’s a Wonderful Life” playing on a loop. Mr. Kelley said he has been decorating every year since he bought the home from his parents in 1999. It takes him about two weeks to set everything up but he is at work creating new displays as early as summer. The light show runs between 5 and 10 p.m. nightly through January 1. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
In August, 17-year-old Claremont High School student Alexander “Al” Harris was on the cusp of achieving his long-held goal of becoming a professional motocross racer.
In July, he placed 14th out of a field of 42 of the best riders in the nation at the 2018 Loretta Lynn’s AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship race in Tennessee.
Plans to study adding on to the police station as well as the possibility of using the city yard site are moving forward.
The Police Station Citizens’ Advisory Committee voted to send both proposals back to the city council for approval, weeks after the council pushed them back to the committee for more discussion.
The public got a glimpse of the future for the Gold Line at a scoping meeting in La Verne on Monday night.
The meeting signaled the start of creating a supplemental environmental impact report (SEIR), which will examine the effects of building the light rail project from Glendora to Montclair.
In November, the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority revealed it was aiming to split the project into two parts—from Glendora to La Verne by 2024 and La Verne to Montclair by 2028.
The Claremont Wolfpack football team is participating in a fundraising campaign to support the family of their JV quarterback, James Brazzill, whose mother, Krista Brazzill, was brutally beaten in the backyard of the Upland home she shares with James.
The attack happened on December 2 at 11 a.m. when Ms. Brazzill was at her residence and heard a man later identified as Armando Ramirez Jr., a 29-year-old transient, attempting to break into her house.
Jennifer Stark, Jed Leano and Ed Reece were officially sworn in as Claremont councilmembers Tuesday night.
The newest members of the council took their seats at the dais amid a packed Claremont city council chamber full of family, friends and members of the community. It was standing room only when the council came to order at 6:30 p.m.
COURIER photo Steven Felschundneff
The San Gabriel Mountains including Mount Baldy were picture-perfect after a recent snowfall in Southern California. So Pixie and I ventured up to the Notch to check out this big change of season. Because we arrived earlier in the day, the pristine wilderness looked spectacular with almost one foot of snow. Take a journey with us as we see the slopes! COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
Pomona College is making excellent progress on building their new museum of art, scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2019. Much of the major outside construction is completed as workers move toward the inside of the building. Because it will take months to move the thousands of pieces of artwork, the new museum won't open to the public until 2020. Check out the progress, both inside and out. COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
The Pomona College Museum of Art is slowly but surely making its presence felt on the eastern end of the Village.
According to project manager Brian Faber, all of the major concrete has already been poured; all that’s left to do is the landscaping, the interior work, and the electrical and plumbing work.
That said, there are still months of work ahead for the museum; the building is set to be completed by June 2019.
Maliha Naomani is nothing if not a whirlwind.
Within the past year she’s served as California Assembly Delegate to the 41st District, was co-chair of the California Democratic Party’s finance committee, organized Claremont’s version of the June 30 nationwide “Families Belong Together” rally and protests, and last month accepted a position as a political organizer at the state’s largest labor organization.
Journeys are among the most potent raw materials in great art; Grief, growing up, letting go and falling in love, depicted in the best music, film, fiction, painting and poetry, can foster healing, commiseration and understanding.
Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Tom Freund is part of this continuum. His journey has run from his hometown of New York City to Claremont and around the world.
Participation is easy:?Just shop the Claremont Village, bundle your receipts totaling $50, and have receipts validated at Amelie at 132 Yale Ave., Vom Fass on First Street between Indian Hill and Oberlin or at Rio de Ojas at 250 Harvard Ave. Participants will receive one entry ticket for each bundle of $50 receipts.