Eleven Claremont business owners have completed the application process to receive small business grants and the city is set to award a total of $76,435 on June 25 that covers the first month’s subsidy. The total amount requested is $152,869, divvyed up in grants from as little as $3,607 all the way up to the maximum of $20,000.
Los Angeles County officials continue to walk a thin line between restarting local economies and persisting in their efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus.
Claremont cases spiked again, rising to 77 as of Thursday evening, an increase of five cases in one day, a six percent increase. Claremont’s confirmed cases have been going up for several weeks and have increased 11 percent from last Thursday. The jump in local confirmed cases is tied to the continuing outbreak at the Country Villa Claremont Healthcare Center, which now has 22 residents and 12 staff testing positive for COVID-19.
On Thursday, June 25 the Drucker School Global Family Business Institute will host a virtual webinar on “Family Business: Trends, Surveys, and Current Realities” from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Join a conversation with FEUSA’s President/CEO Pat Soldano and the Drucker School’s Director of the Family Business Institute Kathleen Fariss. Check our link to more information.
Like everyone else across the country, the Claremont Community School of Music has been forced to rethink its game recently. Gone are the in-person classes, tutor sessions, concerts and fundraising events—replaced by the now familiar video conference class or FaceTime with a mentor. However, out of this era of being apart came some tantalizing creativity that manifested itself in the Claremont Community School of Music virtual orchestra. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Claremont City Council unanimously approved the 2020-21 budget last Tuesday, which resulted in cuts to projected spending, particularly within the human services department, while also approving implementation of an increased salary survey for all employees for a cost of $570,500.
“We successfully found $1.9 million in cuts,” city manager Tara Schultz wrote in her staff report to council.
The Claremont Farmers Market will return on Father’s Day, this Sunday, June 21, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Harvard Avenue.Market sponsors, the Claremont Forum, closed in March due to the risks from the coronavirus.
To comply with state and county public health guidelines, the market will offer only produce and pre-packaged foods, setting aside arts and crafts booths, live entertainment and food sampling until restrictions are further eased by health authorities.
With near perfect spring like weather for most of the week, Claremont has largely avoided the summer heat so far with daytime temperatures barely reaching 80 degrees. That will be the high until Sunday when a warm-up heats things up to 90 degrees. With the Claremont Colleges announcing students are coming back this fall, it only means good news for the Claremont Village businesses that rely on college support. Be prepared for a different look and feel on campus, with of a complicated mix of specific social distancing rules that limit class size, sports, finals and much more. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
Claremont’s confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus jumped again over the weekend to 72 while the county recorded 2074 new cases and 36 deaths from COVID-19, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Public Health on Monday.
You think COVID-19 was going to stop the Claremont Senior Program from appreciating their volunteers? Nope.
The city of Claremont moved its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards online, showcasing local heroes who work to improve the lives of others.
Last year, nearly 7,000 people walked in and out of the Joslyn Center to receive community services from roughly 200 volunteers, who donated 13,500 hours of their personal time.
At about 8 p.m. on June 13, Claremont police officers responded to the 900 block of Appalachian to assist the Los Angeles County Fire Department on a drowning. The victim, a 39-year-old male, was not breathing and did not have a pulse. He was transported to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased. The identification of the victim is pending notification of next of kin.
Many visual artists are fortunate in that their work can be incorporated into myriad communal spaces and remain in view, and in the public’s consciousness, indefinitely.
A painter or sculptor may have their art accessible in museums or public spaces long after they’ve died, ensuring their legacy for generations to come.
But sometimes an important piece of art languishes out of public view.
Claremont’s confirmed cases of the coronavirus continue to rise even as Los Angeles County and the city of Claremont loosen additional restrictions under the stay-at-home order that began in March. Claremont’s cases jumped 10 percent in one day to 66 on Wednesday, according to a news release from Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Claremont’s cases have increased 15 percent in the past week and 56 percent in the past month.
The Claremont Colleges announced today that students will be returning to in-person instruction for the fall semester, but under a revised schedule. The Presidents’ Council of The Claremont Colleges has approved a fall academic calendar for the five undergraduate institutions. The revised schedule will begin on August 24, a week earlier than usual, and end by November 24, before the Thanksgiving holiday.