Since 1982, Roger McNamee has believed technology to be a force of good. The 62-year-old Silicon Valley titan was not only an early investor in Facebook, but also mentored its founder, Mark Zuckerberg.
He got his start when tech’s primary focus was government. The Space Shuttle was literally the hot new tech vehicle, and the personal computer industry was in its infancy.
“I was a little like Zelig, a little like Forrest Gump—I found myself either at or adjacent to many of the most interesting things that happened,” Mr. McNamee said.
Officers searched the business and found two large electronic video gambling machines, seven computers used for online gambling, a large amount of US currency and an unregistered Glock 43 handgun, police said.
Former Claremont Mayor Ellen S. Taylor died peacefully in her sleep on March 3, 2019. Ms Taylor was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1944 and lived in various places before finally settling down in Claremont in 1978. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Marshall Taylor, and, her two sons Matthew and Andrew as well as their wives and children. For decades, Ms. Taylor was a spirited and active volunteer in Claremont politics, who truly cared about our city and its residents.
See the terrain slowly change from rock to snow as we take our drone up San Antonio Falls almost 2000 feet up the side of Mt. Baldy. A beautiful short hike from the main road, the water is flowing as the snow melts high above the falls. We even show you how to get there! COURIER video/Peter Weinberger
A battle is being waged between two businesses over a common Claremont problem—parking.
Some residents are in an uproar after local frozen yogurt shop 21 Choices recently repaved parking spaces in front of the adjacent Kindred Spirits and designated them as parking only for customers of the yogurt shop.
Claremont’s election redistricting saga is over, and not many people are happy.
The city council once again narrowly confirmed map 124a during a second reading of the redistricting ordinance and following an attempt by Mayor Pro Tem Larry Schroeder to extend discussion for later meetings. Mayor Corey Calaycay, Councilmember Jennifer Stark and Councilmember Jed Leano voted yes, while Mr. Schroeder and Councilmember Ed Reece voted no.
Claremont Police Detective Mike Snyder and Luther exit a home in the 3700 block of Hollins Avenue after searching the property for suspects in a burglary at the location.
Claremont police were alerted that there might be a prowler in the home at 1:11 p.m. Thursday after a house cleaner entered the home and heard voices inside.
The Claremont library was renamed this week to honor philanthropist Helen Renwick.
Supervisor Hilda Solis authored a motion, which was approved by the LA County Board of Supervisors, to change the name of the Claremont Public Library building to the “Claremont Helen Renwick Library.”
As documented by John Neiuber in his column “From the Files of Claremont Heritage,” Ms. Renwick was heavily involved in Claremont’s earliest days.
The Claremont Human Services Department will show the documentary film Star and the Car on Saturday, March 9 at 11 a.m. at the Alexander Hughes Community Center.
The film documents the journey of Judo Sensei and eighth degree black belt, Gary Goltz, who teaches Judo classes through the city’s recreation department.
The Independence Day Committee invites all Claremont students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade to enter suggestions for the 71st annual Fourth of July celebration theme.
The student with the winning entry will receive fireworks tickets, recognition at a pre-parade reception, a special place in the parade, and will lead the flag salute at the flag-raising ceremony. And, of course, winners get a story about them and a picture published in the COURIER’s special Fourth of July edition.