High water rates and conservation
alternatives were hot topics
of discussion for Claremont
residents Thursday night at an open
house sponsored by Golden State Water
More than 50 locals gathered within the Claremont
University Consortium's Administrative Campus Center
to meet with Golden State staff in wake of steadily
increasing spikes in the city's water rates.
Results from the city’s economic sustainability
workshops will be reviewed
at the Claremont City Council
meeting this Tuesday.
With the city facing a possible $2.5 million deficit in the
next 5 years if expenditures and revenue remain the same,
Claremont officials conducted a series of community workshops
to address budgetary shortfalls.
Golden State Water Company will host a public forum tonight to address concerns regarding water rate increases. The event, which runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., will be held at the Claremont University Consortium Administrative Campus Center at 101 South Mills Avenue.
Claremont Police are searching for a man involved in an armed robbery at the Chevron Gas Station located at 699 E. Foothill Blvd. At around 10:52 p.m. a male Hispanic wearing a black beanie and black knit gloves entered the Chevron convenience store, pulled a semi-automatic handgun out of his gray sweatshirt and pointed the weapon at the clerk.
For 34 years, Martha Andresen
passionately taught literature at
Pomona College, deriving particular
joy from the moments spent immersed
in the rich tapestry of human
experience found in the works of Shakespeare.
“It has been my life’s privilege and pleasure to
connect to Shakespeare’s imaginative vision and to
share that connection with others,” said Ms. Andresen,
“We need to go beyond making
sustainable efforts at
home and take political
action to slow down global warming,” said
renowned environmental activist and author
Bill McKibben at Pomona College’s
Distinguished Speakers Series Thursday
evening at Bridges Auditorium.
Thousands gathered to hear Mr. McKibben
deliver the major address kicking
off “Brave New Planet,” a 2-day environmentally-
focused conference held in Claremont
The Pomona College Museum of Art exhibition “It
Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles
1969-73: Part 1: Hal Glicksman,” open 24 hours every
day since August 30, as Michael Asher’s contribution
to the show, will end on Sunday, November 6 at 6 p.m.
The zombie apocalypse
has danced its way into
Local Michael Jackson enthusiasts,
led by women of Scripps College, joined
with more than 100 groups worldwide
to be transformed into zombified
dancers as part of a Thrill the World
flash mob Saturday night. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
More than 1700 homes in Claraboya lost power around noon Sunday due to failed underground cables, according to Lois Pitter Bruce, spokesperson for Southern California Edison. Though power was restored to most homes within the hour, the power company is still working to restore power to 259 customers near Mountain Avenue and Valparaiso Drive.
An appeal to stop the
construction of a
Chase bank proposed
for the corner of
Foothill Boulevard and
Mountain Avenue has been
Claremont City Council voted
Tuesday to uphold approval of the
project given by both the Architectural
and Planning Commissions
last month. The project will move
on for final design approval in November. COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff
Friends of Oak Park Cemetery will conduct a ceremony
honoring all veterans at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 11.
Keith Powell of the American Legion will led the services
at the flagpole on the front lawn of the Garner House in
The uncertainty is over. Claremont City Council has imposed contracts on the city's 2 police associations, officially ending a 5-month stalemate in front of a full house at the council chambers. The final decision was made Tuesday night following an impasse called over 2011-2012 terms and conditions of employment between the 2 groups in August. Failed negotiations have been ongoing since spring. The Claremont Police Officers and Police Management Associations will begin paying 6 percent of their total 9 percent Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) contributions with a 1.5 percent Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). COURIER photo/Steven Felschundneff