Children five years and under can keep cool this summer at the Memorial Park wading pool. The pool is open from June 19 to August 11, Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The city has also added free shuttle service for Claremont residents from both El Barrio Park and Wheeler Park. Shuttles run Monday through Friday from June 19 through July 7
Claremont High School held a ceremony on June 1 to commemorate the completion and activation of the solar array installed over the CHS parking lot and, more broadly, the completion of Claremont Unified School District’s solar power project.
CUSD has installed solar power arrays at all 11 of its sites, comprising 5,474 photovoltaic panels. See aerial video of the panels at Claremont High School and El Roble. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
After months of planning and preparation, the Renwick House was finally moved across College Avenue on Monday morning, June 5, around 1a.m. The actual move across the street took less than 10 minutes, but around an hour to maneuver in the correct position on the Pomona College campus. About 50 people—including Pomona College staff President David Oxtoby, VP Marylou Ferry, museum staff Kathleen Howe and Steve Comba—came to take photos and celebrate the big move.
The next walk you take along the Thompson Creek Trail may be a little more informative than before. That’s because the Kiwanis Club of Claremont has banded together to mark certain plants with identifying signs along the trail. The project is the brainchild of Jerry Feingold, who has been committed to the project since bringing it to the Kiwanis board in February.
A Claremont Unified School District physical education teacher accused of lewd acts with a child entered a plea of not guilty with the Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, May 30.
Timothy Northrop, 57, was arrested by officers from the Claremont Police Department at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 22 on two felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child.
Golden State Water Company’s contractor has started preliminary work for the new water main line installation on Yale Avenue, from First Street to Seventh Street. Preliminary work will consist of minor street excavations. Pavement will be sawcut in the trench area where the new water main line will be constructed.
Inter Valley Health Plan, a Pomona-based not-for-profit Medicare Advantage Health Plan, is hosting its 5th annual Women’s Changing, Aging Roles event titled “Time Flies, Catch It” on Saturday, June 10 from 9 a.m. to noon at Hillcrest in La Verne.
Claremont Police Department investigators are searching for an older white male in his 60s, who is suspected of breaking into a restaurant and dental office in Claremont last week. Police describe the suspect as an older white male in his 60s standing five feet, nine inches tall, weighing 190 pounds with white or gray hair. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a black baseball cap, a white long sleeve t-shirt, blue jeans and white Puma tennis shoes. The suspect was also seen carrying a hammer.
Nathan Slayton, 29 from Glendora, and Tataya Stoneking, 36 from Pomona, were arrested about three hours after the burglary was reported, Lt. Karlan Bennett of the Claremont Police Department said in a release.
Claremont Police are asking the public for help in finding a missing 14-year-old girl who is visiting from Russia.
Susan Kostin was last seen on June 1 at about 9 p.m. on the porch of her uncle’s house on the 200 block of Bryn Mawr Road, police said in a press release. The block is between Mills and College Avenues just south of the 10 freeway.
The Claremont city council swore in three new officers and approved a sanitation tax increase during its May 23 meeting.
Claremont Police Chief Shelly Vander Veen swore in the new officers—Officer James Summerfield, Officer Cory Hodge and Officer William Livingston—during a special ceremony at the start of the meeting.
Motivated by a desire to continue to build on the relationships already established through such events as their “Interfaith Walk for Peace” and the “Interfaith Seder Experience,” the Inland Valley Interfaith Working Group for Mideast Peace (IVIWG) will host a Ramadan “break fast” program and meal at Temple Beth Israel in Pomona on Monday, June 5 beginning at 7 p.m.
Memorial Day 2017 was a banner southern California day, dry with warm temperatures and clear skies.
For the 100 or so people gathered at Oak Park Cemetery, however, the picnics would have to wait as they gathered around the stone monument to “The Defenders of our Freedoms” for Claremont’s annual Memorial Day Service.
The service has changed only a little over the past few years. Check out our story and photo gallery. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff