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
Most Claremont residents are aware of the very popular Claremont Hills Wilderness Park just north of the city. With groomed trails and spectacular views, it's quite the hot spot each morning, bringing visitors from all over the Southland. Some trails may be steep, but the 360 degree views are well worth the effort to reach the higher areas of the park.
The weather may be getting warmer, but by late afternoon, cool breezes make for perfect hiking and biking weather. The park is open until 8:30pm in June and July. Check out our unique aerial video on a very clear day last weekend. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
At 12:36 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30, two suspects broke smashed a glass window pane to gain entry to the breezeway between Xerxes and Cheese Cave on the 300 block of Yale Avenue. The duo arrived in a newer-model black Dodge Ram truck and parked in the parking lot behind the business, according to video surveillance collected by the Claremont Police Department.
Mom-and-pop businesses hold a quintessential American charm, and in Claremont we are lucky to have several of these increasingly rare commodities.
But just outside of the City of Trees lies one of the longest running but perhaps lesser well-known members in good standing of that club: C & E Lumber
Nathan Reynolds was driving to his hotel in Marina, California, in January 2015, when he saw a car blow through an intersection and careen down a nearby embankment into a retention pond.
Mr. Reynolds, a 37-year-old hydrogeologist and Claremont resident, didn’t wait for help to arrive. After rushing to the bank and spotting the car partially submerged in the water, he acted quickly.