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A 40-year-old woman, one of Claremont’s 24 confirmed coronavirus cases, has recovered and is sharing her story so that it might help others.
The otherwise healthy stay-at-home mom lives with her husband, their seven-year-old daughter and nine-year-old son. She asked to remain anonymous for the purposes of our interview.
Her first symptoms, a scratchy, sore throat, presented on March 31.
The City of Claremont will resume its recycling program starting Monday after suspending it for several weeks because its refuse contractor, Waste Management, temporarily closed its recycling facility. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The city of Claremont is cancelling all official Fourth of July celebrations due to continued restrictions on public gatherings imposed by both the state of California and the Los Angeles County, according to a news release on Thursday. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremont’s nonprofits have stepped up during the coronavirus pandemic to expand their reach, despite the difficulties brought on by short staffs and stringent new guidelines for dealing with food and the public. Among the hardest hit have been the elderly and low-income populations, and Claremont Meals on Wheels and AgingNext are both busier than ever making sure they are doing all they can to help.
Claremont’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus has remained steady at 24 for two days, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Public Health on Friday.
Countywide public health has confirmed 62 new deaths and 1,065 new cases of COVID-19 since its update on Thursday. Forty-six people who died were over the age of 65, seven were between the ages of 41 and 65 and one was between 18 and 40. Forty-six people had underlying health condition
Kristin Ortega, a captain at Trader Joe’s, has been with company 25 years. She was one of the original crew members who opened the Claremont location in 2008.
How are you holding up?
“Fine. We’ve been doing this for over a month now, and I feel we’ve developed a good, safe routine. We know what to do. We’ve been so appreciative of the thank yous we’ve received, and the compliments. It means a lot to us.”
If you turned on the television or spent any time on social media this weekend then you no doubt saw the images of people flocking to the beaches in Ventura and Orange counties. The resulting commentary—in person and via the media—has resulted in the predicable back and forth between the folks who are itching to relax stay-at-home orders and those who want to see restrictions extended or even strengthened.
New data released this week by Los Angeles County Public Health reports no deaths from the novel coronavirus in the city of Claremont. However, Los Angeles County reached a grim landmark this week, recording 1,056 deaths, which has grown from 797 reported last Wednesday.“ L.A. County has hit the tragic milestone of 1,000 people dying from COVID-19," Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer said.
Due to COVID-19, the city has made the difficult decision to cancel the annual Memorial Day service in Oak Park Cemetery, according to the latest city manger’s report.
Instead, the city will be presenting a Memorial Day video tribute that will be available online at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 25. The tribute will include a photo slideshow of servicemen and women who died in the line of duty.
Claremont resident Tria Belcourt shares tips on starting your own home garden.
Q: What made you decide to start the garden?
A: We felt it was a great way to teach history, science, and get outside away from the screens. We also wanted the kids to learn where food comes from and how it grows so they would have a greater appreciation for all the work that goes into something as simple as a salad.
For Brian Garner, owner of Hendricks Pharmacy, the coronavirus pandemic has been no walk in the park—if that was even allowed.
When the crisis first started in March, there was a rush to Hendricks as customers made sure to stock up. That’s not a surprise given their reputation for customer service, including free delivery by their staff.
Claremont’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus has remained steady at 24 for three days, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Public Health on Saturday. Countywide public health has confirmed 38 new deaths and 691 new cases of COVID-19 since its update on Friday. Twenty-eight people who died were over the age of 65, seven were between the ages of 41 and 65, and one was between 18 and 40.
Carlos Jaramillo and Emilio Rodriguez, the owners of the Village Market, have spent their lives together. As first cousins—their mothers are sisters—the boys spent Christmases, birthdays and summers together both here in California and Mexico.
In December of 2018, the Village Market came up for sale so the two went for it. They have run the family business together, splitting shifts from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day while balancing family life.