Claremont’s first homeowners’ association
garden may soon become
a part of the city’s past.
The University Terrace HOA board is scheduled to
vote on the garden’s removal at an upcoming board
meeting, 2 years after breaking ground on the public
garden space for its residents.
The Claremont COURIERâ??s newest
reporter Beth Hartnett is thrilled to
be back in Claremont.
From the afternoons spent with her father on the
lawn of Bridges Auditorium during her childhood to
her present role at the COURIER, the 23-year-old San
Dimas resident is looking forward to making new
memories in the same city sheâ??s known throughout her
life as the newspaperâ??s city reporter.
Allison Zhang, left, and Winona Dodds wear swim goggles to protect their eyes while cutting onions on Monday at
the Young Chef's Academy. This week's theme at the academy was Digital Recipes Week with selections inspired
by video games. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Upland resident Jennifer McKettrick
feels right at home at
Claremont McKenna College.
The 41-year-old chef during the school year
and the only female groundskeeper during the
summer has enjoyed her past 5 years at the
Claremont college and looks forward to many
"A lot of people don't like their jobs-I'm
thankful to have one," Ms. McKettrick said. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Claremonter Erick Cruz recently
returned from a Major
League Baseball All-Star experience
of a lifetime in Arizona.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation flew the 18-year-old
out to All-Star Weekend last week where he met several
MLB players, watched the Home-Run Derby and All-
Star game from a suite and received a signed baseball
from St. Louis Cardinals star Albert Pujols. The experience
fulfilled Erick's wish, as he recovers from
"It was just crazy-you don't get opportunities like
this to go to the All-Star game and I was even on the
field," Erick said.
"Where's your father?" Janis Weinberger often said to her son, Peter, about her husband, Martin Weinberger, during family ventures to Los Angeles. These trips invariably meant stopping (and not leaving until he was good and done) at every corner newsstand encountered, much to the required patience of his family.
"It used to drive my mother nuts," recalled Peter Weinberger.
Road resurfacing and curb repair projects are taking place in central Claremont and as a result, many of the
streets just north of the Village will be closed this week. Some residents are concerned about the aesthetic integrity
of the new curbs. Above, squeegee man Jesus Sanchez smoothes out the slurry surface Tuesday morning
on 12th Street. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Take a look under the beautiful tree-lined streets
of Claremont. Although they may not be readily
noticeable, the rocks resembling elephant
toes inside the curbs are one of Claremont's key visual
As unique as they seem, these rocks, more commonly
referred to as elephant toes, were rather a
natural reaction to the region's rocky soil. Stacking
these rocks underneath a sidewalk is an efficient way
to build a curb.
have 2 more opportunities
to add their
views to statistics being compiled
by Claremont city staff
on how, what and where the
city should incorporate commercial
The latest “business focused” workshop
brown bag on Thursday, June
23, attracted an underwhelming group
of less than a half-dozen, 3 of whom
participated in the electronic voting
process. Overall, according to public
information officer Bevin Handel, 90
people have attended workshops and
some 300 have responded to the electronic
It's the end of era for Pitzer College. Professor Steven Glass, who is one of 11 founding faculty members, has retired at the age of 75. The Classics & Classical Archeology professor has seen it all during the last 48 years at the school. From the beginning days of establishing a college council to the current transformations at the college, Professor Glass was there to witness every moment.
Seniors Florence Brezina, left, Hilda Heaton and Margot Mac-
Donald practice balancing with their eyes closed on Monday
during a Fall Proof Balance and Mobility class at Joslyn Senior
Center. As people age they often lose the ability to balance with
the vestibular system, or inner ear, and so class participants
practice these skills. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
The grievance that the Claremont Faculty Association (CFA) filed against the Claremont Unified School District on May 6th has been dropped. CFA decided not to appeal to Interim Superintendent Gloria Johnston earlier this month, ending a month-long grievance process that began when the CUSD board planned to hold a special board study session on the same day the CFA representative council meeting was held on May 10th.