Officials with the city of Claremont honored residents who are over 100-years-old during the Claremont City Council meeting on Tuesday. There are 21 centenarians in Claremont and 10 were able to attend including: Iva Lee Carpenter, 101; Blanche Hyde, 101; Lucille Carr, 104; Velma Beckett, 100; Paul Minning, 101; Dorothy Modjeska, 100; Marilee Scaff, 104; Mary Wenker, 100; Dorothy Finerty, 104 and Roland Travis, 100. COURIER photo Steven Felschndneff
Stella Wong and her father Sam react to the announcement that she is this year’s homecoming queen on Friday night during halftime of the homecoming game at CHS. The crowning ceremony was the clear highlight of the evening as the Pack lost to Bonita, 31-10. COURIER photo Steven Felschndneff
Richard Gomez, left, and Jack Xaio, right, react as Elijah Bennett, center, is named Homecoming King on Friday during a ceremony at Memorial Park. The festivities continued with the traditional parade and the homecoming game against Bonita Friday night. Elijah will have a dual role during the game as he is the Wolfpack’s senior running back. COURIER photo Steven Felschundneff
After thorough review of the candidates, we are pleased to offer our support to Zach Courser, Jed Leano and Jennifer Stark. The COURIER editorial staff urges Claremont voters to elect these candidates to the Claremont City Council on Tuesday, November 6.
A new engineering firm has assessed the current police station and made a remarkable discovery—it can be retrofitted afterall.
City Manager Tara Schultz told the Police Station Citizens’ Advisory Committee (PSCAC) Wednesday evening that IDS Group could seismically retrofit the current station for as low as $1.5 million, according to PSCAC chair Matt Magilke.
Nancy Jones, 79, thought she knew what materials could be recycled. Then, she read an article about recycling in The New York Times.
Now, she’s not so sure.
“There’s so much information out there,” the 12-year Claremont resident said. “I just try to do my part. But it’s hard.”
And if it’s not a problem of too much information, then she runs into the problem of not enough.
On Thursday, October 11 at 1 a.m., a Claremont police officer was patrolling the Vons Shopping Center when he saw a male in a hooded sweatshirt near the front of Baskin-Robbins, located at 602 E. Base Line Rd. When the officer drove over to contact the man, he discovered a second male crouched down near the front door of the business, who was also wearing a hooded sweatshirt and gloves.
Making its debut at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden October 20, Origami in the Garden is an outdoor sculpture exhibition of larger-than-life origami creations. Created by Santa Fe artists Jennifer and Kevin Box, the sculptures capture the delicate nature of Origami, a paper art form originating in Japan and celebrated around the world. The sculptures include birds, a buffalo, galloping ponies (in photo), squirrel with a nut, butterflies and lots more. COURIER photo/Peter Weinberger
On October 15, 2018, at about 12:30 PM, the suspect entered a business in the Claremont Village and used a counterfeit $100 bill to make a purchase. Claremont police located the suspect and arrested him for passing a counterfeit bill and a traffic warrant. He was identified as Ronald Porter, 47-years-old, a transient, and on probation for burglary.
The Claremont Hills Wilderness Park will remain closed through Wednesday due to several toppled trees on the trails, according to the City of Claremont. The trees will be removed and the park will reopen on Thursday.
Candidates for city council, from left Ed Reece, Jennifer Stark, Michael Ceraso, Zach Courser, Douglas Lyon and Jed Leano participated in a forum focused on the town and gown relationship on Tuesday at Pomona College. The event, which was at the Smith Campus Center, was moderated by the COURIER’s editor Kathryn Dunn. COURIER photo Steven Felschundneff
City of Claremont maintenance workers Joe Ybarra and Robert Verboys clear a fallen tree off of Radcliffe Avenue during a major windstorm Monday morning. The fallen oak closed Radcliffe until the city crew got one lane open around 8 a.m. Other trees fell around the city in the early morning hours including several along Eighth Street in the Village. Additionally a large eucalyptus fell in Memorial Park which took out an electrical line resulting in a power outage for the area. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Residents are invited to explore the future of town-gown relations at a Claremont City Council candidates’ forum from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16 in Edmunds Ballroom at Pomona College, 170 E. Sixth St., Claremont.