Following the state’s lead, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that it would loosen the restrictions on private gatherings beginning Thursday October 15. Last Friday the state health department updated its guidance to allow private gatherings of three or fewer households.
It’s been a busy election season and Claremont voters have a long list of decisions to make. But one measure seems to have flown under the radar, even though it will have a big impact on local higher education. The Citrus College Career Education, Repair Affordable Higher Education Measure—also know as Measure Y—would authorize the Citrus Community College District to issue $298 million in general obligation bonds.
District 1 candidate Christine Margiotta will host a virtual meet and greet on Saturday, October 17 at 11 a.m. Info:? www.christineforclaremont.com.
Joe Salas invites Citrus College alumni and students to “A Cup of Joe, with Joe” on Tuesday, October 20 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Rev’d Up Coffee & Classics, 212 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Info: www.joesalasforcitruscollege.com.
Pomona College presents a free “virtual concert” with an on-demand option at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 18, “Of Dreams, Dance and Spirit,” with pianist Genevieve Feiwen Lee. Grammy-nominated pianist and Pomona faculty member Ms. Lee has selected music primarily by women composers.
On Saturday, October 8 technology caught up with an alleged car thief when a 2018 Mercedes equipped with an OnStar security system did its job and led police right to it. CPD received a report of the theft from a Claremont resident the night before. They then utilized the OnStar system to find the Mercedes.
Inter Valley Health Plan offering a host of upcoming free virtual health education and wellness classes designed for adults 50 and older.
Tuesday, October 20, 10 a.m., nostalgic trivia: vintage childhood games, toys and what-not. “Let’s go back to our childhood and remember the things we used to play with, read an IVHP press release. “How many are still around? You will be surprised! Invite friends and let’s have fun!”
As the United States Senate begins hearings on a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg some Claremont resident has erected a “Notorious RBG” scarecrow on the corner of Wagner Drive and Indian Hill Boulevard in Claremont. It’s unclear if the scarecrow is part of the Claremont Chamber of Commerce’s Scarecrow Party, however it is a reminder of the creativity of our local residents. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The Friends of the Claremont Library’s long-running Fourth Sundays poetry event takes place at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 25.
The poetry series is for the time being a virtual event, livestreaming over Facebook at www.facebook.com/fourthsundayspoetry.
This month’s reading showcases the work of poets Lynne Thompson and Genevieve Kaplan.
It certainly was a clear day in Claremont Monday, as Santa Ana winds kept the weather hot, dry and cloudless. That didn’t seem to bother these gents at Chaparral Elementary School competing in pickup basketball games as the sun sets. But after a week of lower temperatures, be prepared for the temperature to heat up with mid-90 degree highs through the weekend. The long range forecast however, is for cooler temperatures, similar to last week. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
On Tuesday the state of California incorporated a new metric into the Blueprint for a Safer Economy with the goal of addressing the inequality of COVID-19 infections and deaths among people by “race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status,” according to a news release from Los Angeles County Public Health.
The Claremont Museum of Art’s virtual “Gala at Home” online art auction features more than 60 items and will remain on the museum’s website through midnight October 11.
Visitors may bid on artworks by Phil Dike, Rebecca Hamm, Harrison McIntosh, Fr. Bill Moore, James Strombotne and Milford Zornes or on trips to San Francisco and Montana.
It’s become a new obsession for many: wake up, look up at the sky, and decide whether or not it’s safe to venture outdoors.
After the Bobcat Fire broke out above Azusa on September 6, local skies turned an eerie orange-red, with the setting sun taking on an apocalyptic, almost science-fiction vibe.
Coronavirus’ smothering of live music has been felt across the country as in-person performances have all but disappeared since the pandemic began ravaging the United States in March.
Here in town one of the unfortunate byproducts has been the silencing of the Claremont Colleges’ always robust and wide-ranging programming. It’s been a major loss for this music-loving community.
Looking to help mitigate the shortfall, Pomona College and KSPC 88.7 have teamed up to form a new program, “Saturday Afternoon Concerts,” which will air six archived concerts at 1 p.m. every other Saturday.
Tired of the coronavirus? Fatigued by the demands of home schooling? Anxious about the upcoming election? Well, the Claremont Chamber of Commerce believes “It’s time we had some fun.”
This interjection of fun is called the Claremont Scarecrow Party, a citywide invitation to create imaginative handmade scarecrows, each with its own personality and flair. Naturally, since the event is produced by the Claremont Chamber, promoting your business is fair game. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff